Virtual Netcomm

Virtual Netcomm Appointed Distributor for Proofpoint

Press Release   •   Feb 25, 2011 13:13 SGT

Regional – February 17, 2011 – Virtual Netcomm (S) Pte Ltd (“VNPL”), the premier value-added enterprise technology distributor in Asia today announced its appointment as the regional distributor for Proofpoint, Inc. Under the agreement, VNPL will market and distribute the full range of email security, compliance and archival suites in Singapore, Indonesia and the Philippines.

Boosting the message security portfolio, VNPL adds Proofpoint to offer enterprise customers in the region, email security, archival and compliance via multiple platforms; appliance, virtualization, software and Software-as-a-Service (SaaS).

"We are delighted that a partner of VNPL's calibre is joining our partner network" said Benjamin Low, VP Asia, Proofpoint. "It's clear they understand the dramatic trend toward SaaS and private cloud models, and they know how to help Proofpoint capitalize on our significant advantages in this technology to deliver email security in the cloud, on virtual appliances, or cloud-enabled hardware."

“We are honoured with the appointment. Proofpoint offers a good array of platforms to which email security, compliance and archival can be achieved for modern enterprises. Whether a customer requires an appliance-based solution to a virtualized offering and even a Cloud implementation, Proofpoint covers it all, in a simple, integrated approach for ease of management. Amidst the hype for Cloud adoption, enterprises looking to simplify IT infrastructures and attain cost savings, will be rewarded by Proofpoint’s robust and secured computing technologies, which had already been in existence nearly a decade ago,” said Sam Chng, Executive Director, for South East Asia operations, VNPL.

“There is also an increasing awareness amongst the C-level executives who realized that data loss risks are critical issues with the emergence of social media platforms, powerful mobile computing devices and the effects of data loss resulting in financial, legal or compliance risks. Proofpoint is the leading provider in email security and compliance; positioned in the Leaders Quadrant for Secure Email Gateways 2010 by leading research analyst, Gartner, Inc, We are confident with our appointment as the regional distributor that could take advantage of the strategic synergy we have with our channel partners and customers in the Southeast Asia region,” added Chng.

About Proofpoint, Inc

Proofpoint focuses exclusively on the art and science of cloud-based email security, eDiscovery and compliance solutions. Organizations around the world depend on Proofpoint’s expertise, patented technologies and on-demand delivery system to protect against spam and viruses, safeguard privacy, encrypt sensitive information, and archive messages for easier management and discovery. Proofpoint’s enterprise email solutions mitigate the challenges and amplify the benefits of enterprise messaging. For more information, please visit www.proofpoint.com.

About Virtual Netcomm

The Virtual Group is a premier Value-Added Distribution House offering best-in class Solutions with a specific focus on IT Security, WAN Optimization, Storage and Networking solutions. Established in 1998, the group comprises of Virtual Netcomm Pvt. Ltd and Virtual Info Solutions Ltd. The group is headquartered in Ahmedabad with a network of sales and support offices in Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad and Mumbai with overseas operations in Singapore and Dubai.

Virtual Netcomm (S) Pte Ltd (VNPL), based in Singapore, is the strategic hub for regional operations for Malaysia, Indonesia and the Philippines to implement and support regional and global deployments. VNPL offers System Integrators, Solution Providers and Channel Partners a carefully chosen suite of complementary solutions from world-class vendors.  VNPL enables partners to meet critical demands of end users through pre-sales consulting, solution building, products, logistics and deliveries.

For more information, please visit www.vnpl.com.