Clavister Signs Distribution Agreement with BlackIP for Dutch Market

Press Release   •   Dec 05, 2013 09:00 GMT

Clavister, a leader in high-performance, high-availability network security, has appointed BlackIP as its new value-added distributor for the Dutch market. 

BlackIP will distribute Clavister's full range of network security solutions for Enterprise, Cloud providers and Telecom Operators. In addition to sales activities, BlackIP will play a key role in technical pre-and post-sales support. The agreement will enable Clavister to take its expansion plans to the next level.

"Partnering with Clavister is an excellent opportunity for us,” said Jacco van der Kleij, Founder and Managing Director of Black IP. “Its innovative products and service offerings will be of great value to us and moreover to our customers. Not only are we able to offer high quality next-generation security offerings with unmatched performance capabilities, we also can contribute to the ever-increasing demand of our partners that want to evolve towards offering a managed security service. With its security as a service solutions Clavister is uniquely positioned to provide our partners exactly that.”

Niels Pluijmen, Regional Sales Director Benelux continues: “A major market shift is taking place, as organizations are continuously seeking ways to consolidate and reduce their network security costs. Across all market segments we see customers shift towards managed and cloud security services to meet their security requirements. Clavister delivers on this market transition, offering the right tools and products together with a unique business model based on three key pillars: flexibility, operational efficiency and monthly invoicing.

“Partnering with BlackIP will help us move towards the next level of market maturity in the Netherlands. Clavister seeks to develop a strong channel partner base, which will be an incremental part of our ambitious growth plans in this region. We are convinced that BlackIP is a truly focused security distributor that is fully committed and aligned with our vision."

About BlackIP

Clavister is a network security vendor delivering a full range of network security solutions for both physical and virtualized environments. Our network security solutions are used by a wide range of organizations throughout the world, including mobile and network security solutions for large enterprises, cloud service providers and telecom operators. Our product portfolio demonstrates world-class performance, flexibility and robustness. For more information please visit