Rapid7 Partners With Spire Solutions to Expand its Reach in Middle East Region

By Spire Solutions, PRNE
Tuesday, November 29, 2011

DUBAI, UAE, November 30, 2011 -

- Vulnerability Management and Penetration Testing Solutions now available to channel partners helping customers fight against cyber attacks -

Specialist IT security distributor, Spire Solutions recently partnered with award-winning security risk intelligence solutions provider Rapid7 to distribute unified vulnerability management and penetration testing solutions, Nexpose and Metasploit across the Middle East region.

Spire Solutions will focus on increasing the footprint for Rapid7 in the region by recruiting channel partners and value added resellers to acquire a new customer base.

Rapid7’s products are already being used by more than 1,700 organizations. Its free products are downloaded more than one million times per year, with over 125,000 security community users and contributors.

“We are glad to be associated with a security specialist in the Middle East region who understands not only the dynamics of the channel trade, but also the technology itself,” said Glenn Williamson, vice president for international sales at Rapid7. “This partnership will enable Rapid7 to satisfy the growing demand among end users and partners for a unified vulnerability management solution with advanced capabilities and penetration testing with a high return on investment.”

Nexpose proactively supports the entire vulnerability management lifecycle, including discovery, detection, verification, risk classification, impact analysis, reporting and mitigation of vulnerabilities across physical and virtual environments. It gives an immediate insight into the security posture of their IT environment by conducting over 75,000 vulnerability checks for more than 22,000 vulnerabilities. Metasploit Pro complements the whole process by enabling defenders to respond to the changing threat landscape with identification and understanding of security holes in their enterprise infrastructure.

“Rapid7’s solutions complement Spire’s existing product portfolio,” said Sanjeev Walia, director at Spire Solutions. “Nexpose and Metasploit offer a great opportunity for the channel partners and value added resellers to tap into the untapped potential in the region”.

About Spire Solutions:

Spire Solutions is a specialist IT security distributor that offers Information Security solutions and services across the Middle East region through its extensive network of reselling partners, System Integrators, Infosec consultants and MSP’s/MSSP’s. Spire Solutions offers a wide variety of IT security products and solutions from its vendors partners like Rapi7, SolarWinds, etc….  For more details please visit www.spiresolutions.ae.

About Rapid7:

Rapid7 is the leading provider of security risk intelligence solutions. Rapid7’s integrated vulnerability management and penetration testing products, Nexpose and Metasploit, empower organizations to obtain accurate, actionable and contextual intelligence into their threat and risk posture. Rapid7’s solutions are being used by more than 1,700 enterprises and government agencies in more than 65 countries, while the Company’s free products are downloaded more than one million times per year and enhanced further by over 125,000 security community users and contributors. Rapid7 has been recognized as one of the fastest growing security companies worldwide by Inc. Magazine and is backed by Bain Capital Ventures and Technology Crossover Ventures. For more details please visit www.rapid7.com.

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