Kaspersky launches Free App for Secure Web Browsing

Kaspersky launches Free App for Secure Web Browsing

Kaspersky Lab has announced the release of a new free app to ensure safety of users while surfing the web on their iPhones and iPads. The new Kaspersky Safe Browser for iOS is available from the Apple App Store on October 22.

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Kaspersky Safe Browser for iOS blocks links to phishing sites and other web-based resources that can be dangerous for users. The new application can also filter content according to selected user criteria. This way, users can automatically block pornographic sites, material containing violence or profanity, gaming sites, social networks, chats, forums and more. There are 17 pre-defined content filtering categories in total.

Kaspersky Safe Browser for iOS provides real-time protection from known and emerging threats, thanks to data it receives from Kaspersky Security Network, which processes threat intelligence delivered by users of Kaspersky Lab security products from around the world. The new application is compatible with Apple devices running iOS 5 and higher.

Alexey Chikov, Product Manager for UCP & Mobile Products, Kaspersky Lab, commented, “Quite a few users of Apple products believe their devices are immune to cyber-attacks. This false sense of security makes it easier for cybercriminals to execute their plans. Kaspersky Safe Browser for iOS protects users from dangerous content whenever they go online…..See More

Plantronics and Rashi partners to make hay while the sun shines

Plantronics and Rashi partners to make hay while the sun shines

For the channel partners to participate and enjoy the full benefits of summer,Plantronics and Rashi Peripherals have jointly started a scheme named “Hot Summer Offer”. According to this offer, the partner would have to achieve a predetermined set of points and then win rewards, including Marque 165, Samsung Galaxy Ace, 7-inch Micromax Tablet and Apple iPad Mini 16GB.

Rashi Peripherals will be distributing the products across the country with the support of it 60 branches which will help the partner place their order and bill the products as well as receive their reward in the most efficient way possible.

Navin Mishra, Product Manager, Rashi Peripherals, said, “Plantronics and Rashi plans for this offer for channel partners so that there can be a good sales season and the right partners get these wonderful rewards for their hard work and efficiency. This offer aims to reap benefits for the retailers across the country and in addition offers a great opportunity for the city distributors to achieve an efficient stock management……See More

Netgear and Rashi conduct Training Programme for Partners

Netgear and Rashi conduct Training Programme for Partners

Netgear and Rashi Peripherals have initiated a day-long training session for local partners to be updated about the latest technical and physical updates in the current products. This is a very good way to build vendor-partner interaction.

Rashi Peripherals has a wide range of channel interaction with 60 branches across the country.Subhodeep Bhattacharya, Regional Director – India & SAARC, said, “NETGEAR has the widest range of product targeting Home, SOHO and SMB and is a global leader in innovation. The NETGEAR-Rashi training programmes are targeted at creating a community of sales and technical people who can advise consumers better and help them in choosing the right products.”

Harish Agarwal, Product Manager, Rashi Peripherals Private Ltd, said, “It is our responsibility to keep our partners informed and educated about the developments in the market. This event aims to provide better solutions to the partners which will benefit the consumer and thus help the vendor sell. We hope that more and more such partners participate and benefit from the programme.”

The training was targeted at city-wise local partners. All the partners were impressed by the new technology and interacted well with the technical expert present in the event……See More

ECS launches Holi Special Scheme for Channel Partners

ECS launches Holi Special Scheme for Channel Partners

Holi is an auspicious occasion in the Indian calendar. On such a wonderful occasion, ECS offers a great way to appreciate the partner’s efforts by launching a Holi Special Scheme where lucky partners stand a chance to win Apple iPad. Along with the grand prize, ECS with Rashi Peripherals, provides a chance to win 100 backpacks and 3 Sony Digital cameras. This offer is valid till 31st March, 2013.

This scheme is point-based scheme where the partner has to earn points on the basis of sales done of ECS motherboards all over India.

Every motherboard currently available in the market has different points and thus the partners will collect points by selling every unit. After the scheme ends, ECS will randomly pick the winner out of the target achieving partners.

The winners will be directly announced at the ECS Facebook page on 11th April. The partners should be achieving the pre-determined

Hrushikesh Ingalgaonkar, Product Manager – ECS, Rashi Peripherals Pvt. Ltd, says, “Point- based schemes are a great opportunity for the partners to increase their sale and be well rewarded for it. This scheme gives serves for dual purpose and creates a healthy competition which will surely benefit the market as a whole. Holi is a grand festival in India and this special scheme from ECS ensures to make it a lucky festival too.”goals in the form of points which would make them eligible to participate in the lucky draw for the prize……See More

Sophos revamps its UTM Offerings

Sophos revamps its UTM Offerings

Sophos has introduced two enhanced high-end Unified Threat Management (UTM) appliances – Sophos UTM 525 and 625 – to strengthen its network security, and also developed the new Sophos RED 50 (Remote Ethernet Device) which will act as a security solution to offer complete and centrally-managed UTM for medium-sized branch offices.

With these additions, Sophos has extended UTM, Next Generation Firewall, and branch office security to the enterprise by improving speed and performance as well as additional flexible deployment options.The new appliances help Sophos extend the UTM appliances allowing organizations to configure the Sophos UTM devices and Next Generation Firewall features to scale their deployments for use in any size organization.

The Sophos RED 50 appliance is ideal for organizations that need to send larger files, run daily data backups or protect large branch office networks. Sophos RED 50’s 4-port gigabit switch and two-gigabit ports can be connected to two Internet connections at once, allowing for the bandwidth load balancing or failover capabilities many larger branch offices require.

“IT departments at larger organizations are beginning to recognize the benefit of protecting their networks with Unified Threat Management and Next Generation Firewall solutions. However, enterprises require a higher level of performance than SMBs, due to network size…..See More

Convergence 2013: Matrix to unveil new Telecom Solutions

Convergence 2013: Matrix to unveil new Telecom Solutions

Matrix Comsec is reportedly participating in the Convergence – 2013. Matrix will showcase its complete portfolio of Telecom products encompassing range of IP-PBXs,VoIP and GSM Gateways.

Citing about the new converged office communication solution, said Dhaval Bhagora, Product Manager – SMB Division. “Today, what a user comes asking for is a single solution for problem a, b and …x.” Matrix Comsec addresses many of these needs with its new upcoming solution. To be precise, the solution is defined as “Office-in-a-Box”. The new converged solution resolves it all-communication needs over the wireline, wireless network or the internet, voice and data, the user’s urge to be more mobile, freedom from office desk extensions, the freedom to roam between networks. Name it and you find the need addressed with the new series…….See More

Fortinet boosts BYOD Network Security Solution

Fortinet has unveiled major key enhancements to address various challenges surrounding network, data and device security posed by the Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) phenomenon. As part of its strategy to secure BYOD environments, Fortinet is introducing new versions of its FortiClient application for iOS and Android platforms.
The FortiClient application for Android platforms allows for both SSL tunnel mode and IPSec VPN connections to FortiGate appliances…more