Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 15th, 2018 – Redington Value, the value-added distribution division of IT distributor Redington Gulf, and Utimaco, one of the largest manufacturers of Hardware Security Modules (HSMs) in the world, today announced a distribution partnership for the Middle East and Africa region. Utimaco provides cryptographic hardware devices serving as the ‘Root of Trust’ to protect critical digital infrastructures and high value data assets for numerous industries.
HSMs are an essential component of many IT security solutions, safeguarding identities and data, and providing encryption capabilities to protect sensitive cryptographic key material. Utimaco offers multiple HSM models, each of which is best-suited for varying applications and industries including government, the IoT, enterprise and payment solutions, and autonomous vehicles. HSMs are also a key security consideration in the face of upcoming developments like quantum computing. “We are excited to partner with Utimaco. It enables us to offer our customers high-performance hardware security solutions that protect them now and in the future”, says Ramkumar Balakrishnan, President of Redington Value. He adds, “Utimaco has been an industry leader in Europe for more than 20 years and we feel confident bringing their expertise to our customers in the Middle East and Africa region.”
“This partnership marks a solid step into the region for Utimaco, bringing us closer to local partners and customers. It is a great match and complementary for both organizations. Redington Gulf’s reach across the Middle East and Africa allows us to further expand our global footprint, arming customers in the area with ‘Root of Trust’ hardware security to better protect themselves. We look forward to the unique opportunities this will bring to Utimaco.”, says Malte Pollmann, CEO of Utimaco.
Utimaco is a dedicated manufacturer and vendor of HSMs, which are designed to be easy to integrate, administer and work with, but also customizable and flexible to meet diverse business needs and suit changing environments. All of the products are developed and built in-house.
Redington Value will provide the following products from Utimaco:
About Redington Value
Redington Value is the value-added distribution division of Redington Gulf, the largest distributor of IT products in the Middle East and Africa. Established in 2006, Redington Value has been growing exponentially on its offering of products and solutions addressing IT requirements across the entire Middle East, Egypt and parts of Africa. Redington Value’s product and solution offerings span across technology domains of compute, storage, network, software, security, virtualization, high availability, business continuity, cloud and voice and unified communications.
The business model is purely channel oriented and empowering channel partners with technology through trainings and joint engagement is at the core.
For more information, visit www.redingtonvalue.com
Utimaco is a leading manufacturer of HSMs that provide the Root of Trust to all industries, from financial services and payment to the automotive industry, cloud services and to the public sector. We keep cryptographic keys and digital identities safe to protect critical digital infrastructures and high value data assets. Our products enable innovations and support the creation of new business by helping to secure critical business data and transactions.
Founded in 1983, Utimaco HSMs today are deployed across more than 80 countries in more than 1,000 installations. Utimaco employs a total of 170 people, with sales offices in Germany, the US, the UK and Singapore.
For more information, visit hsm.utimaco.com
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