Aladdin Awards ONI Gold Partner Status

Aladdin Knowledge Systems, the provider of Software DRM, USB-based authentication, and secure Web gateways, has announced that ONI Plc has been awarded Gold Partner status for the UK following successful completion of the accreditation process. The addition of ONI, one of the UK’s leading providers of integrated network solutions, is part of an ongoing strategy to strengthen the UK channel.

“Our partnership with Aladdin adds a strong portfolio of security products which compliments our existing convergence and networking capabilities”, explains Mark Collins, Managing Director for ONI PLC. “Aladdin is one of only a handful of security vendors we are partnering with and the combination of both content security and physical two-factor authentication fits well with the needs of our growing customer base.”

ONI is a focused convergence solutions provider based in the UK providing integrated voice, data and video solutions utilising best-of-breed technology and products. ONI has extensive experience in the design and implementation of local and wide area networks, and more complex IP solutions, which increase business efficiency and improve customer service whilst reducing costs. ONI is a Cisco Gold Certified Partner and has IP Communications specialised status, both of which are recognition of its high standard of networking competency, service, support and customer satisfaction. ONI has a number of leading clients from every major industry sector including GFI, DHL, Games Workshop and Moss Pharmacy.

“The network edge is increasingly the first line of defence against security threats and it is imperative that we partner with established and forward thinking solution providers in this space”, comments Emma Cabban, Channel Manager, Aladdin Europe Limited. “ONI are highly respected in the area of network integration and we look forward to working with them to strengthen our presence in the UK.”

Aladdin is currently in the process of recruiting key new partners across the UK and supporting this extended channel with both training and joint marketing activities to help maintain the growth it has experienced over the last year.

ONI will be offering the full eSafe range of high capacity, perimeter-based, integrated, proactive content security solutions. The portfolio includes tools to enable organisations to deliver secure Web surfing, stop spyware and unauthorized application filtering; reduce spam through a proactive email security gateway; and improve security through URL filtering with transparent inspection of HTTP, FTP, SMTP and POP3. ONI will also deliver Aladdin’s USB-based eToken solution, which provides the industry’s broadest range of strong user authentication and password management systems.