F-Secure is the First Security Vendor to Offer its Complete Business Portfolio as a Service
Helsinki, Finland – October 5, 2011: F-Secure’s new strategy for corporate customers is focused on delivering Security as a Service, a security management model where companies can outsource their IT security and concentrate on their core business. F-Secure is a pioneer of the Security as a Service business model. Now F-Secure offers its complete business portfolio as a service – making business easier, more efficient and more secure. As services are the future, F-Secure’s resellers are central for delivering trusted local services for business customers around the world.
Maria Nordgren, Vice President, Channel Business at F-Secure says, “As a pioneer of the cloud-based Security as a Service model, it is very satisfying to reach the strategic goal of offering our whole business security portfolio as a service. There’s no doubt that Security as a Service saves companies both time and money. We now see more companies preferring the convenience of the service model.”
F-Secure’s services are trusted by more than 200 international operators, and millions of customers around the world. (For the full list of F-Secure partners, please visit http://www.f-secure.com/en/web/operators_global/successes/current-partners.) Security as a Service is now also available through trained and certified F-Secure resellers all around the world.
Benefits of Security as a Service
By buying security as a service from a certified F-Secure reseller, a company can focus fully on its business and leave the security issues to the experts. Security as a service does not require any hardware investments, maintenance or manual upgrades by the company. F-Secure’s licensing policy is the most flexible in the industry. The service can be purchased by monthly or yearly invoicing. The flexible monthly pay-as-you-go system offers easy scalability with companies’ changing requirements.
Most importantly, Security as a Service means peace of mind. The company can be certain that its IT security is always up-to-date, managed by a trusted partner and powered by F-Secure’s industry-leading technology. According to independent tests carried out by AV-Comparatives,* F-Secure has the best Internet security product in the world.
As a next step F-Secure will add more services under one management console hosted by F-Secure. This will enable resellers to manage multiple devices with a variety of new services to be included in their service portfolio.
Maria Nordgren says, “F-Secure partners will benefit greatly from the new multi-device management and new managed services. F-Secure is committed to continuously improving easy to use business tools for the resellers. The first new services will be introduced in early 2012.”
Personal Service from Resellers
F-Secure offers the best tools for resellers to provide personal service to their end customers. Resellers can choose the products they want to use for providing F-Secure’s services, which are localized in up to 27 languages. New additions to the security portfolio are automatically made available. F-Secure helps customers locate the nearest reseller offering security as a service.
All F-Secure business products are available as services or products. The portfolio covers security for desktops and laptops, mobile devices, servers, email and web filtering solutions. It provides multi-device security management and includes automated security and software updates. Thanks to flexible subscription management and usage based billing, the services can be expanded easily as a company grows.
* F-Secure Internet Security 2011 was selected as Product of the Year by AV-Comparatives, an independent testing organization, in December 2010.
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