Sophos is a developer and vendor of security software and hardware, including anti-virus, anti-spyware, anti-spam, network access control, encryption software and data loss prevention for desktops, servers, email systems and other network gateways.
Founded in 1985 by Dr. Peter Lammer and Dr. Jan Hruska, Sophos is a privately owned company and is co-headquartered in Abingdon, Oxfordshire, England and Burlington, Massachusetts, USA. The company has subsidiaries and branch offices in Australia, the Benelux, Canada, France, Germany, Austria, Italy, Japan, Singapore and Spain. With annual revenues of more than $400 million, the company employs approximately 1,500 staff worldwide.
Sophos has signed an agreement with Distribution Central, to deliver its security solutions across Australia.
The agreement is Sophos’ first direct distribution agreement in Australia and forms part of the their strategy to focus on innovation and investment in its partner ecosystem. This new partnership follows Sophos’ recent recognition as SC Magazine’s Security Vendor of the Year and builds on Sophos’ regional growth strategy. It will greatly benefit Sophos’ Australian partners, resellers and customers.
Firewall Systems will assist Sophos in greater efficiencies with back-end logistics, partner training and enablement.
Firewall Systems will distribute the complete range of Sophos solutions including Endpoint Security, Encryption and Data Loss Prevention (DLP), Web and Email Protection, Mobile Control and Sophos Network Security, and Unified Threat Management (UTM).