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PXS Distribution Gets Kaspersky Lab

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London, UK, 15th December 2014; PXS Distribution, a prominent specialised distributor for the IT and Consumer Electronics Industry, has announced their appointment as a distribution partner for Kaspersky Lab's portfolio of security products.

PXS Distribution is a focused and unique Value Added Distribution company which specialises in taking key brands to market. The business has grown by 60% year on year, with an additional acceleration coming from their development within the greater African marketplace, plus the acquisition of significant high end product lines within the enterprise arena.

PXS Distribution are now firmly established within the UK Retail and SMB Reseller environments, shipping through trusted distribution partners into mainstream Retail outlets and direct engagement with B2B Resellers. The company has also recently launched their Reseller Renewal Program.

Kaspersky Lab is the world's largest privately held cybersecurity company offering endpoint protection solutions to consumers and businesses around the globe. Founded in 1997, Kaspersky Lab has been fighting malicious programs for over 17 years, dedicating time and money to researching and designing solutions to provide users with the power to combat increasingly complex cyber threats. With more than 300 million users worldwide, the company is the world's largest privately held vendor of endpoint protection solutions and is ranked among the world's top four security vendors.

"We are pleased to have secured this partnership with Kaspersky". Stated Robert Hall, UK Director for PXS Distribution "Kaspersky Lab has long been recognized as one of the leading IT security vendors and is at the forefront of the ongoing fight against cybercrime. We are very much looking forward to working with Kaspersky Lab and growing the Kaspersky Lab brand within our channel".

About PXS Distribution:

PXS Distribution is a leading Value Added Software Distributor across the UK, Europe and Africa, covering software publishing, localisation and distribution across multiple territories in multiple languages.

The Business is segmented into two divisions, namely Corporate Licensing and Retail. The Corporate Licensing division sells Volume Licensing into the Enterprise and SMB reseller environments. This division also covers Architecture and Implementation.

The Retail Division delivers physical product into the entire retail environment, covering all Mainstream ICT and CES outlets, Independents and On liners. The ESD division delivers download content into all channels, including B2B and B2C.

The business is growing in the consumer and SMB Security Sector via our two key brands namely Kaspersky and Bitdefender.

The Retail division also distributes Mobile Accessories, Action Cameras and accessories and more.

The business is growing at 60% per annum, with an additional acceleration coming from our development within the reseller channel, plus the acquisition of significant high end product lines within the Enterprise arena.

PXS is a wholly owned division of Phoenix Distribution South Africa, who have a range of products, including Tier One Brands such as Microsoft, Symantec, McAfee, Logitech, Beats by Dre, Monster, Kaspersky, Bitdefender, TP Link, Trendnet Wireless, and Mophie.

Additional bespoke Services we offer our partners, include Electronic Software Distribution within the B2B and B2C environments, Category Management, Training and End to End Merchandising.

Phoenix Distribution, plus the UK subsidiary PXS Distribution, has recently been acquired by First Technology Holdings.

Specialties: Consumer Software Publishing and Distribution. Enterprise Software Brand Development and Volume Licensing Distribution. Distribution of niche CES and ICT product into Mainstream and Independent Retail. Category Management, Merchandising and ESD.


About Kaspersky Lab:

Kaspersky Lab is the world's largest privately held vendor of endpoint protection solutions. The company is ranked among the world's top four vendors of security solutions for endpoint users*. Throughout its more than 17-year history Kaspersky Lab has remained an innovator in IT security and provides effective digital security solutions for large enterprises, SMBs and consumers. Kaspersky Lab, with its holding company registered in the United Kingdom, currently operates in almost 200 countries and territories across the globe, providing protection for over 300 million users worldwide. Learn more at www.kaspersky.com.

* The company was rated fourth in the IDC rating Worldwide Endpoint Security Revenue by Vendor, 2013. The rating was published in the IDC report "Worldwide Endpoint Security 2014-2018 Forecast and 2013 Vendor Shares (IDC #250210, August 2014). The report ranked software vendors according to earnings from sales of endpoint security solutions in 2013.