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Wick Hill Bring macmon to UK Market

Ian Kilpatrick

VAD Wick Hill announced today that it has been appointed sole UK distributor for macmon secure. Wick Hill is already the sole German distributor for the vendor and macmon is looking to build UK sales, working with market-making VAD Wick Hill.

Ian Kilpatrick, chairman Wick Hill Group, commented: “Network access control has made a major resurgence and macmon’s new generation solution gives organisations the tools to both secure and innovate their environment. With wireless and mobility impacting all parts of business, NAC is a fundamental requirement for management and compliance.

“We have been very successful in Germany with macmon and are delighted to have the opportunity to replicate that success in the UK. The solutions offer major opportunities for the channel. While installation can be done in under a day, macmon offers significant professional service opportunities.”

Christian Buecker, managing director of macmon, said: “NAC has a unique advantage for company networks. It is a central authority with the power to make decisions about all access requests and the ability to disconnect hazardous systems if necessary.

“We have dealt effectively with the challenge of providing secure access control in Germany, where we have become a market leader. I am absolutely sure that companies in the UK are facing the same sort of access control challenges. With macmon NAC Smartly Simple, we can support both the UK channel and UK end users in dealing with the issues facing them around secure access. Our aim is repeat our success in Germany and to become a UK market leader in NAC as well.

“Wick Hill was the only choice for us as a distributor, based on our successful partnership in Germany, where we work together extremely well. We appreciate their excellent value added services. With Wick Hill, we have a partner that really knows the UK market and offers the support the local channel needs to be successful – even with new products.”