Daresbury, UK, 12th June 2007: Information Assurance specialist and Managed Security services provider Vistorm today announced that it has been awarded the accolade of EMEA Partner of the Year 2007, by McAfee, the global leader in Intrusion Prevention and Security Risk Management
Presented at this year's McAfee Partner Symposium, held in Warsaw, Poland, Vistorm received the award for consistently implementing and supporting McAfee's dynamic risk management portfolio and vision, in partnership with its own Information Assurance offering.
Rob Eatwell, channel director, McAfee, commented: "We are very pleased to award Vistorm our coveted EMEA Partner of the Year award. The vulnerabilities facing business continue to evolve at a lightening pace, but working with great partners ensures this is a battle in which we can stay one step ahead. Vistorm has continued to acutely understand its customers' needs and develop solutions that are not only intuitive but also address the vital consultancy element that allows users to see them as a truly valuable and trusted security partner."
"The increase in external threats and the required shift in corporate governance and compliance have placed a heavy burden on businesses around the world," commented Steve Browell, general manager, technology, Vistorm.
"We are delighted with this award and the recognition of all of our hard work over the last year. Now more than ever, Information Assurance and risk management are at the forefront of government and enterprise procurement. So it's a great time for the Vistorm and McAfee partnership, as we continue to take our offering to the market to answer some of the key security issues affecting large organisations today."
For further information please contact:
Rebecca Dean/Natalie Gross
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Founded in 1991, Vistorm is a specialist in delivering industry leading security solutions. Partnering with leading manufacturers, Vistorm combines specialist Consulting, Technology and Managed Services capabilities to offer a complete portfolio of secure infrastructure services and solutions.
Vistorm believes that a clear information assurance strategy is fundamental to good corporate governance. In today's business environment, stakeholder value can be too easily and often unwittingly damaged by information-based risks. Information capital needs to be compliant, secure, available, reliable and accurate. Without this assurance, there is a real danger of financial loss or damage to reputation.
Vistorm is headquartered in Daresbury, Cheshire with 220 employees nationwide.
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