Link11 and Progress Distribution announce new partnership

  • Thomas Pohle
  • June 28, 2018

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    Link11 and Progress Distribution announce new partnership

    Link11, a specialized European IT security provider specialised in cloud-based DDoS protection, today announces that the company has signed a new distribution agreement with Progress Distribution, a value-added distributor focusing on information and cyber security.

    The partnership covers the Nordic region and means that Progress Distribution adds Link11’s specialist know-how within the DDoS space to its portfolio in order to benefit resellers, MSSPs and end customers.

    Link11 specialises in DDoS protection for both websites and IT infrastructures. The company’s patent-pending, always-on solution filters out malicious traffic before it reaches its target. Thanks to a highly innovative and intelligent filter technique, Link11 ensures business continuity for its customers, so that they can focus on their core business.

    Henrik Kindstedt, managing director for the Nordics at Progress Distribution, comments: “Our focus is our reseller network and bringing exciting new vendor technologies that will make a difference to both them and their customers’ business. Link11 is a perfect fit for us because of its innovative, best in breed DDoS solutions and quality of services. We are delighted that we can now offer Link11’s 360° DDoS protection to our current and new partners.”

    “The DDoS threat landscape is constantly evolving. We have seen an increase in the use of complex multi-vector DDoS attacks from 34% to 59% in 2018. Our mission is to make the internet a safer place by providing the right answers to these alarming trends. Therefore, we are very excited to announce this important partnership with Progress Distribution which is a crucial part of our internationalisation. Its flexible distribution model means that the customer is always at the core and we look forward to support the team and its wider reseller network with our DDoS expertise,” adds Eduard Meelhuysen, VP Sales EMEA at Link11.

    Besides offering industry-leading DDoS protection for its customers, Link11 also publishes quarterly DDoS reports outlining current trends and developments within the European DDoS threat landscape.

    About Progress Distribution

    We work closely with our network of specialist resellers, cutting edge MSSPs and regional enterprise resellers to bring leading vendor technologies to the market. Progress Distribution was founded to fill a specific void in the market – the truly agile and adaptable cyber- and information security distributor. We don’t do “one-model-fits-all” – we purpose build the channel programs and go-to-market strategies for all vendors and no business plan is the same. Specific for where they are today, where they want to be and how to get there. We offer a Smorgasbord of services that we combine with the Vendors own resources to achieve ambitious goals. We have built up successful  distribution business across northern Europe with country and region-specific channel programs for vendors such as Entrust Datacard, Cofense (formerly known as PhishMe), Attivo, RedSeal, Opswat, Osirium and EdgeScan.

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