June 14, 2010 - 12:00
GFI Software and Sunbelt Announce Strategic Partnership
GFI Software, a leading infrastructure provider for small and medium-sized enterprises, has entered into a strategic partnership with Sunbelt Software, a leading provider of Windows security software and the creators of the successful VIPRE® line of security solutions. Over the coming months, the companies will work on a broad range of initiatives, including sharing global channels, markets, and technologies.
“Our partnership with Sunbelt is an excellent opportunity for GFI to work closely with one of the most innovative security companies in the market today,” said Walter Scott, CEO of GFI. “We are impressed by the high quality and innovative technology that underlies Sunbelt’s VIPRE line of products and see strong synergies between the two companies.”
“Sunbelt’s partnership with GFI will provide small and medium-sized enterprises with a rich new source of security products, services and expertise,” said Alex Eckelberry, CEO of Sunbelt Software. “We look forward to collaborating with GFI on a number of initiatives.”
About GFI Software
GFI Software provides the single best source of web and mail security, archiving and fax, networking and security software and hosted IT solutions for small to medium-sized businesses (SMB) via an extensive global partner community. GFI products are available either as on-premise solutions, in the cloud or as a hybrid of both delivery models. With award-winning technology, a competitive pricing strategy, and a strong focus on the unique requirements of SMBs, GFI can satisfy the IT needs of SMB organizations on a global scale. As the leading infrastructure provider for SMBs, we have offices in the United States (North Carolina and California), Canada, UK (London and Scotland), Austria, Australia, Malta, Hong Kong and Romania, which together support more than 200,000 installations worldwide. GFI is a channel-focused company with over 15,000 partners throughout the world. We are also a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner.
About Sunbelt Software
Headquartered in Tampa Bay (Clearwater), Fla., Sunbelt Software was founded in 1994 and is a leading provider of security software including enterprise antivirus, antispyware, email security, and malware analysis tools. Leading products include the VIPRE® and CounterSpy® product lines, Sunbelt Exchange Archiver™, CWSandbox™, and ThreatTrack™.