Security distributor Wick Hill has acquired the KasperskyLab business from fellow distie C-Media.
The move has been heralded by Ian Kilpatrick, chairman ofthe Wick Hill group, as evidence of its commitment to invest in the anti-virusvendor and it will be setting up a team to aid the transition for C-Mediaresellers.
“We have invested in finance, marketing andstaff resources to grow business for and with our existingKaspersky Lab channel partners, alongside the new resellers, andwe plan to continue to deliver strong sales and margin growth tothem,” he said.
“Our Kaspersky Lab reseller partners have been gainingbusiness and market share against competitive workstation and serversecurity vendors. This deal gives us even more resources to support them,” headded.
The development has been backed by Kaspersky with UK managingdirector Malcolm Tuck pointing out the move will aid its own UK market growth ambitions.