Data protection company, Sophos, has partnered with Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) and Cloud provider, VMVault, resembling a new kind of partnership for the vendor in the Australia and New Zealand region.
As part of the agreement, VMVault will provide its network of small to medium business (SMB) managed service provider (MSP) partners with the infrastructure to host Cloud solutions, while Sophos will provide its complete security suite of products.
Sophos stated the agreement will benefit Australian SMB MSP partners that are looking to provide managed security and data protection services to customers without the need to add the infrastructure to support these on top of that.
“[The partnership] creates the platform to provide SMB partners [with] Sophos security products in the Cloud, while helping VMVault forge a distinctive place in a highly competitive market, broadening its portfolio and partner value propositions,” Sophos Asia-Pacific director, Rob Forsyth, said.
With the partnership already in effect, VMVault has already commencing signing up partners.
VMVault senior systems consultant, Radek Tkaczyk, said, “So far we’ve received constructive feedback, with those partners involved in trials already reporting a reduction in spam volumes.”