Panda Security and Dell have entered an agreement through which Dell will distribute Panda Security solutions to clients in Latin America. This agreement covers Mexico, Central America, Colombia and the Caribbean, offering Panda consumer solutions to Dell’s home-user clients. Panda Antivirus Pro 2009, Panda Internet Security 2009 and Panda Global Protection 2009 will be available from the company’s distribution centers across Latin America. Dell will also distribute Panda Managed Office Protection (PMOP), a product aimed at all types of clients, from users with just a couple of computers to SMBs and large enterprises.
Panda Managed Office Protection is Panda Security’s managed security service based on the concept of SaaS (Security as a Service).
Dell will distribute Panda Security solutions through several channels: ESD (Electronic Software Distribution), physical boxes, licensing or ESD licensing. The agreement also includes INTCOMEX, the reseller with greatest coverage in the region:
“Through effective use of our global resources and strong relations with industry-leading vendors such as Panda Security and DELL, we aim to construct a business community that will be profitable in the long term,” says Yosef Kroitoro, Vice President of Business Development at Intcomex.
“For Panda Security, this alliance with Dell is very important as it allows us to deliver our technology to a greater number of clients. It is also indicative of Panda’s strong commitment to the channel. These types of agreements reaffirm our idea that working with the distribution channel offers the best opportunities for growth, and is highly beneficial to all involved, in this case, Panda Security, Dell and Intcomex”, explains Benjamín Kroitoro, General manager of Panda Security Mexico and Panama.
“At Dell we listen to our clients and we understand that the simplification of information technologies and IT protection is a crucial factor for them to be able to do business. This agreement with Panda Security to offer security solutions to our clients in Mexico, Colombia, Panama and other countries, is a good example of our commitment to them”, says Daniel Neiva, General manager of SMBs for Dell in Latin America.