Digital identity management leader signs UK distributor to accelerate global reach and help modern enterprises protect their IoT devices and establish digital trust at scale
LONDON, November 7, 2023, — Keyfactor, the machine and IoT identity platform for modern enterprises, today announced a strategic partnership with e92plus, the leading independent cybersecurity VAD in the UK, to expand its partner network and help more organizations embrace identity-first security and protect their IoT and connected devices.
A report conducted by Vanson Bourne on behalf of Keyfactor reveals that 97% of organizations are struggling to secure their IoT and connected products to some degree. The new partnership introduces Keyfactor’s market-leading PKI and machine identity management solutions to e92plus’ extensive partner community of VARs, MSPs/MSSPs, and CSPs. This empowers partners to address the cybersecurity challenges in IT, IoT, and OT while offering best-of-breed PKI and machine identity management solutions to modern enterprises across the UK.
“There’s huge demand from the partner community for identity-first security solutions that enable digital transformation,” said Joe Tong, Senior Vice President of Global Channel Sales, Keyfactor. “e92plus is a leading cybersecurity partner for the UK channel. Teaming up with e92plus, leveraging its comprehensive technology portfolio and extensive partner ecosystem, is key to extending our partner network to help more organizations establish digital trust at scale. This partnership is a significant step towards helping Keyfactor achieve and sustain accelerated growth”
Keyfactor solutions provide highly secure, scalable, and automated PKI and certificate management services. Trusted by more than 1,500 enterprises globally, Keyfactor customers can proactively prevent outages and drive crypto agility in emerging DevOps, Cloud, and IoT environments. By partnering with e92plus, Keyfactor will gain increased access to customers across the UK and Ireland, who want to free themselves from the manual effort, expense, and risk associated with deploying and maintaining PKI infrastructure.
“We are always looking for the next disruptive technology to bring to market, and we’re excited to be partnering with Keyfactor,” explains Mukesh Gupta, CEO at e92plus. “Addressing the challenges around PKI, certificate, and device identity is central to organisations implementing a robust cybersecurity posture, especially with the rise of IoT and OT devices being part of corporate networks. Keyfactor helps address that and represents a great opportunity for our partners to expand their offering with a channel-first vendor.”
This is the latest in a string of recent momentum news for the company. In October, Keyfactor announced it secured a significant minority investment from Sixth Street Growth, the growth investing platform of Sixth Street, at an enterprise value of approximately $1.3 billion. Prior to that, Keyfactor was named to the 2023 Inc. 5000 list and recognized as America’s fastest-growing PKI and cryptography leader.
The Keyfactor Partner Network is a global network of solutions providers, strategic OEM and distribution alliances, custom systems integrators, and strategic technology integration providers working to solve challenges related to PKI, certificate lifecycle management, and automation. Qualifying partners benefit from a trusted transaction approach, aggressive sales margins, and extensive support with access to education, certification programs, and marketing development funds.
For more information about the Keyfactor Partner Network, please visit: https://www.keyfactor.com/partners/.
Keyfactor brings digital trust to the hyper-connected world with identity-first security for every machine and human. By simplifying PKI, automating certificate lifecycle management, and securing every device, workload, and thing, Keyfactor helps organizations move fast to establish digital trust at scale — and then maintain it. In a zero-trust world, every machine needs an identity and every identity must be managed. For more, visit keyfactor.com or follow @keyfactor.
For e92plus, it’s all about being channel-first. Since we started over 34 years ago, we’ve been dedicated to empowering our partners and helping them accelerate their business growth. We’re now the UK’s biggest dedicated cybersecurity VAD. For our reseller partners, our expertise in cybersecurity has helped them protect thousands of organisations across the UK, with our in-house teams supporting our channel community every step of the way. With a portfolio that includes the most exciting, innovative and disruptive technology in cybersecurity – from market leaders to start-ups, we’re committed to delivering outstanding value to our thousands of customers with a channel-first approach. We’re also helping our partners build their managed services practices, and embrace the cloud revolution through our dedicated e92msp and e92cloud divisions. Learn more at www.e92plus.com
Keyfactor PR Contact:
fama PR for Keyfactor
E92plus Media Contact:
Neil Langridge, Marketing and Alliances Director
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