VASCO awards its channel partners and distributors during EMEA Channel Event 2013

March 14, 2013

Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois, Zurich, Switzerland, March 14, 2013 - VASCO Data Security Inc. (Nasdaq: VDSI;, a leading software security company specializing in authentication products awarded its best performing partners during its EMEA channel event in Brussels.

3 VASCO resellers got the award of Outstanding VASCO Reseller. Furthermore, distributors got awarded in 4 categories: Best Overall Performance, Best Marketing Impact, Best VASCO Cloud Distributor and Best Technical Support and Training partner.

Award winners are Acenseo (UK), Belgacom (Belgium), SIMAC (The Netherlands), E92plus (The Netherlands), Tekdata (UK), Alias (Italy) and Boll Engineering (Switzerland).

Acenseo (UK), Belgacom (Belgium) and Simac (The Netherlands) got awarded as Outstanding VASCO Reseller:

  • Acenseo UK for its drive in successfully positioning VASCO in the UK local government market space, and its successful integration of IDENTIKEY within its unique Ascend ID Cloud Authentication Services offering;
  • Belgacom for the incorporation of VASCO into the Belgacom Managed Service offering and as a committed reseller on the Belgian market;
  • SIMAC for its commitment for integrating VASCO in its managed services portfolio and its sales results in different market segments like municipalities, education and retail businesses.

E92plus (The Netherlands) obtained theBest Overall Performance Award for its marketing, commercial and technical efforts in positioning VASCO as a world leading security brand. E92plus is a security distributor that shows its ability to manage the VASCO bundling strategy with all the products they carry. This leads to more reseller sign-up, recurrent business and new market opportunities.

The Best Marketing Impact Award got attributed to distributor Tekdata (UK). The company showed an amazing creativity and marketing knowledge in producing and delivering e-newsletters, webinars, and SEF funded reseller events. VASCO’s news about products, new markets, new applications and case studies always got the full visibility in Tekdata’s marketing actions which resulted in more VASCO brand awareness.

Alias (Italy) won theBest VASCO Cloud Distributor Award. By integrating the MYDIGIPASS.COM authentication solution into its reseller partner portal, the company showed that P.A.C.K (acronym for passion, action, commitment and knowledge) is working as a strategy. They took passionate action, showed commitment and used technical knowledge to prove that web log-in security is a must. The whole action was supported by successful webinars to inform resellers and system integrators.

For the second year running Boll Engineering AG (Switzerland) performed as the Best Technical Support and Training partner in EMEA. By keeping its technical knowledge and product understanding up to level, Boll Engineering was able to help out resellers and end users with excellent second line support. Moreover, as a VASCO Authorized Training Centre (VATC) the company is able to pass on knowledge and technical skills to the reseller and system integrator community.

About Acenseo
Acenseo is a leading secure systems integrator providing innovative and adaptive secure networking solutions to the public and private sectors. We genuinely understand that businesses need to adapt their infrastructure to promote and support change, to increase agility and scalability, while reducing overall costs. Our technology partnerships are supported by the Ascend Services portfolio which includes Ascend ID, Ascend CONSULT, Ascend TRAIN, Ascend SUPPORT, and Ascend MANAGE.
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About Belgacom
Belgacom is a Belgian operator delivering fixed and mobile telephony, internet connectivity and digital TV. Belgacom is also a market leading ICT services company with a proven reputation in the delivery of business enabling ICT solutions for public and private sector organizations and service providers. Belgacom also offers managed security services towards national and international customers.
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About Simac
Simac is a technology company operating in the Benelux. For medium-sized and large companies, they design, implement and manage infrastructures for information and communication technology.
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About E92plus
E92plus is a value added distributor, specializing in IT security. Their added value services include comprehensive technical support, unique marketing tools and services and pro-active sales assistance.
The vendors they carry range from market leading companies to upcoming businesses delivering next generation technology. The products encompass the full range of IT security requirements, including the latest in cloud and managed service offerings.

About Tekdata
Today Tekdata Distribution is one of the UK's most experienced and most innovative IT distributors.
They stock a wide range of IT equipment including Internet security, storage, peripherals and access control products. They have operations in UK and Ireland.

About Alias
Alias is a leading value-added distributor specialized in connectivity solutions and security. Its core business is to provide innovative solutions to companies with the goal of enabling and transforming information into knowledge in order to promote and increase their business. They have offices in Udine, Milan and Rome.
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About Boll Engineering
Boll Engineering is a pioneering full service master distributor of IT security and Internet access solutions. They have a selection of innovative solutions, advanced technologies and complementary solutions in their product portfolio. Together with a wide range of services they are a strong partner for the Swiss reseller community.
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