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Ingram Micro Cloud adds Bitdefender solutions to marketplace

By Catherine Knowles
Fri 13 May 2022

Ingram Micro Cloud has announced the expanded availability of Bitdefender solutions on the Ingram Micro Cloud Marketplace, a large cloud marketplace for the channel.

Bitdefender prioritises helping better secure Managed Service Providers (MSPs) and their customers from breaches and business disruptions.

Formerly available only to customers in North America, Bitdefender solutions will now also be available to partners in New Zealand and Australia.

Ingram Micro Cloud senior vice president Victor Baez says, “Cybersecurity challenges, including ransomware and supply chain attacks for MSPs, continue to grow and it is vital that our channel partners and their end customers remain protected with the most up-to-date defensive solutions.

“Expanding the availability of Bitdefender solutions on the Ingram Micro Cloud Marketplace empowers partners with a best-in-class cybersecurity solution so they can feel confident focusing on scaling their cloud businesses and growing revenue.”

According to the company, benefits for MSPs include the ability to be further protected against malware, and leveraging Bitdefender’s cybersecurity products and services, including unified endpoint protection and analytics, cloud security, advanced threats security, extended detection and response (XDR), built-in threat intelligence and more.

With Bitdefender GravityZone, the company’s unified cybersecurity platform, MSP partners can utilise remote monitoring and management tools to more effectively protect their customers, streamline tasks and automate security processes all from a single console.

Ingram Micro also plans to offer the Bitdefender managed detection and response (MDR) service to MSP partners.

The service delivers, among others, around the clock security monitoring, threat detection and remediation, attack prevention and proactive threat hunting led by a team of advanced security practitioners.

Bitdefender senior director, global cloud and MSP, Richard Tallman says, "We’re excited to expand the availability of our cybersecurity solutions in the Ingram Micro Cloud Marketplace and to provide Ingram Micro partners with advanced cyber protection.

"Our solutions enable MSPs to stop threats more effectively with multiple layers of hardening, prevention, and detection technologies, real-time data derived from millions of devices and over a decade of machine learning innovation.”

The Ingram Micro Cloud Marketplace is an automated, end-to-end e-commerce platform that enables resellers to provision services quickly, purchase preset bundles with the intention of increasing their profit margin and streamlining back-office operations with consolidated control.

Resellers can leverage the automated Go-to-Market Hub to customise their marketing and sales collateral, enabling them to reduce time to market and increase revenue, the company states.

Through partnering with technology companies and providing integrated solutions, Ingram Micro Cloud aims to help businesses of all sizes to refocus and reallocate saved time and energy on achieving and surpassing business objectives.

Bitdefender provides cybersecurity solutions with security efficacy, performance and ease of use to small and medium businesses, mid-market enterprises and consumers.

Bitdefender states the company is committed to defending organisations and individuals around the globe against cyber attacks to transform and improve their digital experience.

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