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Clavister Recognises Infinigate, Ratho, NCC-Info, Pegasus IT and .XNC by Awarding them at the Annual Partner Conference

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November 24, 2021 – Örnsköldsvik, Sweden - Clavister, a leader in European carrier-grade cybersecurity solutions for mission-critical applications, today announced the winners of its 2021 Partner Awards. Each award felicitates the top Clavister partners in 2021, highlighting their contributions to help protect customers in the region and the growth of their security business with Clavister. The award ceremony was held virtually this past week during Clavister Spark, company's annual partner event.

"Despite 2021 been a year of pandemics, our partners have worked closer with us than ever, dealt with some incredibly difficult situations and continued to grow the business,” said Andreas Åsander, Vice President of Channel Sales. “We want to acknowledge all our partners including the winners for their adaptivity, creativity, and their continued commitment to protect our customers from evolving cyber threats.”

Recipients of the 2021 Clavister Partner Awards include:

Distributor of the Year: Infinigate (Sweden)
Recognised for showing great commitment to grow the business and partnerships with Clavister and our mutual partners through frequent meetings, straight forward communication and an overall high level of activity. Infinigate ensured that we stayed in touch with our partners so that that the business continued to grow despite social distancing.

New Partner of the Year: Ratho (Netherlands)
A new entrant into the Clavister family, Ratho has fully embraced Clavister’s philosophy and has aligned itself very closely with Clavister’s portfolio, making full use of technical and sales trainings. Ratho has been applauded for having a very successful year, with joint wins and converting a lot of their customers into Clavister customers.

Partner of the Year: NCC-Info (France)
NCC-Info has been a very reliable partner for Clavister, always worked very closely and has won some fantastic deals for us this year. During a difficult pandemic year, they understood our needs and worked creatively on solving customer security challenges.  

Innovative Partner of Year: Pegasus IT (Italy)
Pegasus IT exemplifies how to solve real, practical security problems in society by challenging Clavister teams and finding solutions collaboratively. We have implemented some of the most innovative solutions with them this year.  

Relationship Award: .XNC (Germany)
A partner for over 20 years, .XNC has stayed close to Clavister and has demonstrated very high customer retention record. Collaborating and providing security solutions to customers, doing amazing things on the way while upgrading skills and knowledge makes them a remarkable partner for Clavister.

“We had a great time at Spark 2021, getting to know about new solution launches, partner program and company direction for the coming years. Over the past so many years, we have been working closely with the Clavister team protecting our customers and meeting their needs for enhanced security solutions. It’s this level of coordination, paired with the breadth of Clavister’s offerings and expertise, which has driven our companies to joint success. And to win the Relationship Award, now that’s a cherry on the top”

Frank Bergknecht, CEO at .XNC - Xenologitcs Networks & Communication Gmbh

At Spark 2021, Clavister announced a new Partner Program 2.0 that provides enhanced benefits to partners and gives them flexibility to engage in one or more pathways to success. The revamped partner program also introduces Partner Advisory Board for closer collaboration and innovation, enabling partners to unlock benefits from new offerings faster and earlier than the rest of the market.

Spark 2021 was attended by close to 300 very attentive partners who gave a overwhelmingly positive response to the event (97% happy with the event content) and came back from the event feeling positive about Clavister’s future direction (73%).   

“We came back from Spark feeling very excited, learning about Clavister’s new business model and a simpler pricing structure to be competitive in our joint business" said Martin Meerman, CEO at NewChannel, The Netherlands. "We are seeing an exponential rise in the mobile workforce coupled with the move to cloud, transitioning data, applications, devices and users outside of traditional enterprise data centre and network and this calls for newer approaches to cybersecurity. Spark 2021 reassured us that Clavister is moving into the right direction, especially with the move towards SASE."

For more information on becoming a Clavister partner, please visit https://www.clavister.com/partners/

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Clavister Media Relations: media@clavister.com

About Clavister
Clavister is a specialised European cybersecurity company, protecting complex digital businesses for more than two decades. Founded and headquartered in Örnsköldsvik, Sweden, Clavister pioneered one of the first firewalls and continues to build robust and adaptive network cyber security solutions since. Empowering a growing ecosystem of partners and resellers, we have been serving customers in more than 100 countries with 125,000+ deployments across public sector, service provider and defence sectors. Network, cloud, mobile, end points – we secure them all.

For more information, please contact:
John Vestberg, President and CEO

About Clavister

Clavister is a leading security provider for fixed, mobile and virtual network environments. Its award-winning solutions give enterprises, local and federal governments, cloud service providers and telecoms operators the highest levels of protection against current and new threats, and unmatched reliability.  The company was founded in Sweden in 1997, with its solutions available globally through its network of channel partners. Clavister is a member of Intel’s Network Builders program (networkbuilders.intel.com), a cross-industry initiative.

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