Tuesday, September 16, 2008

Triple AcceSSS IT the new sales partner for Avira in Switzerland

With immediate effect the Value Added IT-Distribution Company will distribute the security solutions of the German anti-virus experts Avira

Tettnang, 16 September 2008 – Avira has signed Triple AcceSSS IT Distribution as the new distribution partner for Switzerland. The German producer of anti-virus software for private and business is reacting to market demand and the special requirements of the Swiss market. Rainer Witzgall, the Executive Vice President of Avira, says: "In order to achieve our goals in Switzerland we have decided to partner with a local distributor in Switzerland. Triple AcceSSS IT is well established and will act as an extension of Avira. In the medium term we are planning on opening an office in Switzerland corresponding to Avira strategy".

Avira is growing on an international basis and using a local distribution partner will advance market penetration in Switzerland. The focus will be on small and medium sized companies such as banks and insurance companies. Gaetano Maita, Managing Director of Triple AcceSSS IT, stated: "It is an exciting challenge to guide Avira to further success in our country. As the only German speaking developer of anti-virus programs, Avira has a great advantage in the Swiss market as opposed to competitive products. We are pleased to extend our portfolio with such a well known company as Avira".

With Triple AcceSSS IT, Avira has obtained a local contact point for companies in the Alpine country. This will provide customers shorter contact channels and direct communication. Rainer Witzgall adds: "Our excellent on-site support will be now be available in Switzerland. With respect to the competent support in the IT security sector, our resellers, internal sales teams and regional sales manager for Switzerland Guido Wilfer will benefit from having a local support partner".

About Triple AcceSSS IT:

Triple AcceSSS IT is one of the leading Value Added Distribution Companies for IT infrastructure and security solutions in Austria and Switzerland. A team of specialists with many years of experience in the network and security sectors are available for all sections of project development.

In addition to products from leading companies in the IT infrastructure and security sectors, the company offers services tailored to customer needs. The security experts advise the reseller on the creation of matched solution packages for complex customer requirements. The additional offers, such as 24 hour exchange services, complement the extensive support. Triple AcceSSS IT supports specialized trading partners with planning events and implementation as well as all the necessary activities in the channel of marketing. In the company training centre, certified members of staff hold specific manufacturer training courses for sales and technology.

About Avira

Avira protects people in the connected world – enabling everyone to manage, secure, and improve their digital lives. The Avira umbrella covers a portfolio of security and performance applications for Windows, Android, Mac, and iOS. In addition, the reach of our protective technologies extends through OEM partnerships. Our security solutions consistently achieve best-in-class results in independent tests for detection, performance, and usability. Avira is a privately-owned company that employs 500 people. Its headquarters are near Lake Constance, in Tettnang, Germany, and the company has additional offices in Romania, India, Singapore, China, Japan & the United States. A portion of Avira's sales support the Auerbach Foundation, which assists education, children, and families in need. For more information about Avira visit www.avira.com.