BlockMaster and COMPUTERLINKS Sign Agreement to offer Managed Secure USB Drives

February 29, 2012 (PRLEAP.COM) Technology News
SAN FRANCISCO, CA, (USA) RSA2012 BlockMaster today announced it has entered into a strategic partnership with COMPUTERLINKS, one of the world's leading distributors of IT security solutions.

The partnership will extend BlockMaster's product offering in North America, where BlockMaster is seeing increasing demand for hardware encrypted secure USB drives that can be centrally managed.

"BlockMaster is thrilled to partner with COMPUTERLINKS as we go deeper into the North American market. They have a strong value-added approach and COMPUTERLINKS portfolio of security products especially CryptoCard and Safend complement BlockMaster's offerings." said Daniel Östner, CEO at BlockMaster.

In addition to the SafeConsole management server software from BlockMaster, COMPUTERLINKS will be taking on SafeXs cross-platform hardware encrypted secure USB drives, which is a line of SafeConsoleReady Devices from the manufacturer C TWO.

"Managed secure USB drives are rapidly becoming a necessity in environments where security is imperative due to data leak, compliance or privacy concerns. The risks related to the loss of an unprotected USB storage device are colossal, jobs can be lost and organizations thrown into financial turmoil," says Anders Kjellander, CSO at BlockMaster.

As the need for managed secure USB solutions increases, BlockMaster will be looking to quickly expand its reseller base via COMPUTERLINKS extensive network of security and compliance focused channel partners to meet this demand. Interested resellers should contact their COMPUTERLINKS sales executive or

"COMPUTERLINKS welcomes this new product to our portfolio, as we further develop the security offerings required by our customers," stated Russell Zientek, CEO of COMPUTERLINKS. "Ensuring the control and safe-keeping of sensitive data is one of our focal points as a security solutions distributor and is of prime importance for our reseller partners and their customers."

BlockMaster has been recognized one of top 50 fastest growing IT companies on the Deloitte FAST500 EMEA list.

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About BlockMaster
BlockMaster is the leading provider of managed secure USB flash drive solutions and provides complete control of portable data. Easy to deploy, its unique SafeConsole® central management server software allows administrators to track, manage and enforce policies for managed secure USB drives, on any network around the world. Combined with SafeConsoleReady® secure USB devices from leading hardware manufacturers BlockMaster technology helps protect all stored data. The complete solution is available world-wide and trusted to serve the versatile security needs of enterprise and government customers.

COMPUTERLINKS is a leading distributor of IT security and Internet technology solutions, providing North American channel partners with reliable, supported solutions from world-leading hardware and software manufacturers.

COMPUTERLINKS operates through a network of reseller partners, including VARs, OEMs, systems integrators, ASPs and ISPs, offering them a single point of expertise and assistance as they deliver solutions to improve the efficiency of modern business. Utilizing a full 20 years experience in IP-based business solutions, COMPUTERLINKS delivers true value-add by providing a full-service package of technical, sales and marketing support, practical training and efficient logistics.

The COMPUTERLINKS Group operates across Europe, Australia, The Middle East, Asia, and Northern America. In Europe, COMPUTERLINKS has offices in Austria, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Sweden, Switzerland, and the UK. With coverage across the key European markets, Australia and North America COMPUTERLINKS is able to bring global benefits of scale to manufacturers and customers alike.

Russell Zientek