intY, a ScanSource Company, Expands Cloud Security Portfolio with Bitdefender
Best-in-class cloud, endpoint, and network security available to intY partners in Europe and the UK
GREENVILLE, S.C. — intY, a ScanSource (NASDAQ: SCSC) company and a leading provider of cloud services, today expanded its cloud security offerings through a new partnership with Bitdefender, a global leader in cybersecurity solutions. The addition of Bitdefender to intY’s line card gives partners in Europe and the UK the ability to provide their customers with a security solution, including integrated endpoint protection, risk management, and cybersecurity threat intelligence.
intY partners now have a full stack of best-in-class solutions to meet the needs of customers. This includes collaboration, productivity, security, backup, migration, and cloud voice solutions. Partners also have access to CASCADE and Partner Insights ™, intY’s proprietary platforms that enable partners to provision and manage services for their customers, including license management, license usage, cloud spend, and consumption. Adding Bitdefender to CASCADE rounds out all of these offerings with some of the industry’s top cloud-based security solutions.
“We continually strive to ensure our newest service offerings are complementary to our existing solutions,” said Marcus Ollenbuttel, Senior Vice President, Digital Distribution, intY, a ScanSource company. “We’re seeing a massive shift to the cloud – a movement that has been trending for a few years and has intensified with the increase in remote work in the current environment. With more end users than ever before making the transition to cloud solutions, it is important they are also fully secure and protected. With Bitdefender, we are providing our partners with one of the most robust security solutions to meet the demand and adding even more value to our existing cloud security portfolio.”
Bitdefender Cloud Security for MSPs – which is recognized for its protection, performance, and usability – is powered by machine learning algorithms that have been refined for more than a decade. Offering peak efficiency and accuracy in an easy-to-use platform, the solution frees up IT teams’ time and resources and has the potential to increase profit margin.
“We are so excited to have formalized this partnership with intY, a ScanSource company,” said Bitdefender Vice President, Global Cloud & MSP Jason Eberhardt. “Their marketplace capabilities and proven skills in the security space make them a standout choice. The cyber threat landscape is more dynamic than ever and working from home is forcing companies to deal with a full spectrum of challenges. Our strong MSP portfolio being added into CASCADE will provide the intY partner base access to a very broad range of security offerings for their customers. This is all available from a single management console, from a single agent, on a monthly subscription with usage flexibly and no minimum contract terms.”
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Bitdefender is a global cybersecurity leader protecting over 500 million systems in more than 150 countries. Since 2001, Bitdefender innovation has consistently delivered award-winning security products and threat intelligence for the smart connected home, mobile users, modern businesses and their networks, devices, data centers and Cloud infrastructure. Today, Bitdefender and its Labs is also the provider of choice, embedded in over 38% of the world’s security solutions. Recognized by industry, respected by vendors and evangelized by customers, Bitdefender is the cybersecurity company you can trust and rely on.
About intY, a ScanSource company
intY, a ScanSource Company is an award-winning pioneer for the distribution of cloud services from the biggest cloud software vendors in the world, including Microsoft and Acronis. CASCADE, intY’s self-service portal and cloud marketplace, enables partners to seamlessly provision and manage cloud services for their customers 24/7. With CASCADE comes Partner Insights™, a proprietary tool that helps partners solve the challenges end-customers face regarding cloud, such as license management, license usage, cloud spend and consumption. This is all underpinned by intY’s phenomenal people and exceptional multi-vendor support.
intY delivers unparalleled expertise and knowledge in the cloud distribution space, ensuring partners have access to the latest cloud solutions at a competitive price, as well as the training and support to go to market fast. intY’s breadth of experience and success in the cloud marketplace is reflected not only in its global reach, with operations in the UK, US and Europe, but also in the depth of its partnerships with the biggest names in the industry. The company is a Microsoft CSP Indirect Provider, Microsoft Gold Partner and an Acronis Authorised Distributor.
intY is a part of ScanSource, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCSC), a leading provider of technology products and solutions. ScanSource is at the center of the technology solution delivery channel, connecting businesses and providing solutions for their complex needs. ScanSource sells through multiple, specialized routes-to-market with digital, physical product and services offerings from the world’s leading suppliers of point-of-sale (POS), payments, barcode, physical security, unified communications and collaboration, cloud and telecom services.
ScanSource enables its sales partners to create, deliver and manage solutions for end-customers across almost every vertical market. Founded in 1992 and headquartered in Greenville, South Carolina, ScanSource was named one of the 2019 Best Places to Work in South Carolina and on FORTUNE magazine’s 2020 List of World’s Most Admired Companies. ScanSource ranks #654 on the Fortune 1000. To learn more, visit www.inty.com and www.scansource.com.
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