e92plus partners with iboss to provide industry-leading, cloud-based network security
by Neil Langridge
iboss recently announced it has raised $145 million in new funding, supporting the company’s rapid growth as organizations increasingly recognize iboss as the leading provider of cutting-edge network security through the cloud. With iboss' success also recognised by leading analysts, the company is the ideal place as COVID-19 accelerates the ongoing shift to cloud-based cybersecurity providers.
The iboss cloud platform eliminates the need for traditional network security appliances by delivering all of the network security capabilities in the cloud via a SaaS offering. iboss ensures a smoother and more seamless transition to the cloud than any other security vendor on the market with its cutting-edge technology and unique patented containerized cloud architecture. Users are always connected to iboss cloud, regardless of device or location, to ensure all Internet traffic is secured for compliance, web filtering, malware defence and data loss at all times.
“The market has rapidly changed in 2020, and we’ve seen organisations migrate to the cloud in weeks rather than years” comments Mukesh Gupta, CEO and Founder of e92plus. “These rapid changes have emphasised the need for a cloud first approach, and the iboss approach provides an exciting addition to our portfolio, especially their ability for customers to retain control through containers while leveraging the agility and performance benefits of a cloud native platform”.
“The market is embracing a cloud-first approach, and we’re excited to be working with e92plus accelerate cloud adoption and help channel partners simplify cloud-based network security for customers of all sizes. For Zero Trust and SASE models, the iboss platform provides the perfect foundation. This enables users to be the most productive as they work from any location by providing the necessary fast and secure connections to the cloud applications they use every day,” said Paul Martini, iboss Co-founder and CEO. “e92plus will help iboss scale in UK&I as channel partners assist their customers in establishing and executing against a zero-trust strategy and SASE model to support today’s evolving workplace.”
The benefits and potential savings of using iboss have been highlighted in a report this year, produced in partnership with IDC 1. Key highlights included:
- 37% lower 3-year cost of operations
- 275% 3-year ROI
- 4 months payback period
The report also found that “iboss cloud was light years ahead of what we were using in terms of security functionality. The price factor was also important – when it came to iboss versus the other solutions we considered, iboss was a lot more affordable.” 1
“For our partner community, iboss enables them to help their customers break from free on-premise restrictions and embrace the scale and flexibility of the cloud” explains Mukesh Gupta. “Increasingly customers are looking at alternatives to legacy VPNs or on-premise gateways that require unnecessary data backhaul and additional complexity. The iboss cloud-first approach offers an exciting new approach to cloud security and Zero Trust Network Access, and a vendor that’s highly ranked by leading analysts yet offers fantastic opportunity for growth. The major investment in them validates the huge potential for the company, and why they represent a significant opportunity for partners looking to replace legacy solutions”.
About e92plus Limited
e92plus is the leading independent cybersecurity VAD for the UK channel, going beyond traditional distribution to provide exceptional products and services that drive accelerated growth for our vendor and reseller partners.
With an established track record of introducing disruptive and next-gen technologies and building successful channels, e92plus also delivers award winning services through in-house specialists, complimenting and supporting our partners in their go-to-market strategy. They encompass technical, marketing, finance and operations, with our expertise in the entire lifecycle and agility to meet the dynamic needs of the market differentiating from legacy distribution models.
Our portfolio is focused on best of breed technologies, delivering the most advanced solutions in cybersecurity that address the needs of every type of organisation from SMB to multi-national enterprise, while providing complimentary solutions to provide an integrating offering that moves beyond single products. The portfolio has expanded with divisions that provide platforms for MSP/MSSPs and VARs looking to build managed service practices, and support cloud-first partners and CSPs with relationships with the leading public cloud platforms.
e92plus has distribution agreements with Bitdefender, Bitglass, Boldon James, Ericom Software, Forcepoint, iboss, NetAlly, SolarWinds, Swivel Secure, Trend Micro, Trustwave, WALLIX.
iboss is a cloud security company that provides organizations and their employees fast and secure access to the Internet on any device, from any location, in the cloud. The iboss cloud platform provides network security as a service, delivered in the cloud, as a complete SaaS offering. This eliminates the need for traditional network security appliances, such as firewalls and web gateway proxies, which are ineffective at protecting a cloud-first and mobile world. Leveraging a purpose-built cloud architecture backed by over 190 issued and pending patents and more than 100 points of presence globally, iboss protects more than 4,000 organizations worldwide. To learn more, visit https://www.iboss.com