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gateprotect partners with Envoy Data to offer next generation firewall appliances in the U.S.

Hamburg / Gilbert, Ariz, 20 March 2014 - The German IT security specialist gateprotect is continuing the strategic expansion of its international network of partners with the appointment of value-added distributor Envoy Data Corporation, which specializes in IT security solutions for the U.S. market. The agreement is the latest step in gateprotect's extension of its sales network and alignment with top distributors in North America.

Envoy Data and gateprotect have successfully collaborated to develop the channel for gateprotect's easy-to-use Next Generation Firewalls since 2012. With solutions for small, medium and large enterprises, as well as small and remote offices, the next generation firewall appliances from gateprotect provide optimal scalability, security and performance.

"Network Security is a competitive, high-growth category that Envoy Data excels in," said Rose Stake, director of sales for Envoy Data. "We are seeing an increase in mid-market security solutions and are pleased to add gateprotect to our portfolio. With gateprotect's Channel Programs we can provide our partners with the resources and programs to profit from the market's need for robust IT security solutions. We look forward to building a long-term relationship with gateprotect and empowering our channel partners to grow their businesses and gain superior specializations."

"Providing security and productivity at all levels and across all services is what our firewall appliances are all about," said Andreas Rath, VP International Sales at gateprotect. "It's exciting to bring our full range of innovative firewall products to the American marketplace through Envoy Data's broad domestic distribution reach."

More details can be found at http://www.envoydata.com/ or by contacting Envoy Data at 800-368-6971.

Download the press release at: http://www.gateprotect.com/

About gateprotect
gateprotect AG Germany is a multi-award-winning, internationally active manufacturer of IT security solutions in the field of network security. These solutions include next generation firewalls with all standard UTM functions, managed security and VPN client systems. To minimise the risk of operator errors in highly complex security functions, gateprotect has developed the eGUI® interface concept. The patented eGUI® technology (ergonomic Graphic User Interface) and the Command Center based on this for configuring and managing firewall systems for managed security service providers (MSSPs), increase security in companies and enable efficient system maintenance. gateprotect is the only manufacturer in the world that consistently implements the ISO NORM 9241 directives on ergonomic product design in all its products. Customers include well-known companies and institutions in over 80 countries.

About Envoy Data
Envoy Data Corporation is an industry-leading, specialty distributor of IT security solutions, offering the most cutting-edge products in encryption, identity management, network security and USB storage. See http://www.envoydata.com/ to learn more about Envoy Data.

Further information:
gateprotect Aktiengesellschaft Germany
Anika Ohlsen - Director Marketing
Valentinskamp 24
D-20354 Hamburg
Tel.: +49 (0) 40 278 85 0
Fax: +49 (0) 40 278 85 105
E-Mail: [email protected]
Internet: http://www.gateprotect.com/

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