news_Accel Computer Service and Kappa Data (Belgium) win VASCO’s Reseller and Distributor of the Year Award 2009

May 27, 2009

OAKBROOK TERRACE, Illinois and ZURICH, Switzerland – May 27, 2009 - VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (Nasdaq: VDSI) (, a leading software security company specializing in authentication today announced at the Meet VASCO: Security Solutions Forum in Wemmel that Accel Computer Service and Kappa Data have respectively been awarded with the Reseller and Distributor of the Year Award 2009 for the Belgium and Luxemburg region. Both companies received the award from Patricia Ceysens, Flemish Minster for Economic Affairs, Entrepreneurship, Science, Innovation and Foreign Trade.

Accel Computer Service is a professional and customer oriented reseller of ICT products and solutions. Accel Computer Service started year’s ago by reselling Able’s aXsGUARD. After the take-over of Able by VASCO, Accel Computer Service has expanded its offering, including the whole range of VASCO products. The growth in portfolio has been reflected in Accel’s turn-over, becoming VASCO’s fastest growing reseller for 2009.

Kappa Data is the renowned distributor of security and network solutions focusing on SME’s and enterprise customers with a strong reseller network. Over the last year they have extended their VASCO offering and where very successful in bundling VASCO solutions with solutions from other vendors including Juniper, NetASQ and Imprivata. They also distribute the aXsGUARD® product line and are a VASCO authorized training centre. Their dedication in the Belux market makes them the fastest growing VASCO distributor in the Belux.

“We awarded Accel Computer Service and Kappa Data because of their dedication,” said Jan Valcke, VASCO’s President and COO. “Accel Computer Service has demonstrated its success by growing its VASCO portfolio. Kappa Data showcases that the bundling strategy works. We are proud of their winning spirit even in more challenging economic times.”

VASCO Reseller and Distributor of the Year Award is a bronze artwork by a renowned Belgian artist, Inge Dewilde.

VASCO is a leading supplier of strong authentication and e-signature solutions and services specializing in Internet Security applications and transactions. VASCO has positioned itself as global software company for Internet Security serving a customer base of approximately 8,500 companies in more than 100 countries, including more than 1,250 international financial institutions. VASCO’s prime markets are the financial sector, enterprise security, e-commerce and e-government.

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