Gemalto Expands Channel Partner Program to Asia
Amsterdam, the Netherlands, November 26, 2008–Gemalto (Euronext NL0000400653 GTO), the world leader in digital security, today announced the expansion of its Channel Partner Network to Asia to strengthen its presence in the region. The Channel Partner Network is an ecosystem of carefully selected channel partners who are given access to key Gemalto expertise and intelligence. This effectively enables them to broaden their business opportunities through exchanging information and leveraging worldwide technical support from Gemalto for their local needs. The system has been successfully implemented in Europe, the United States and Africa.
Channel partners will be provided with infrastructure support, training, increased collaboration, and sales benefits such as the ability to resell a broad product portfolio of off-the-shelf security solutions. They can also participate in lead generation programmes, as well as benefit from additional sales and joint-marketing opportunities.
All necessary resources, including sales and marketing support tools, in-depth product information, technical library, training programs and schedules, event calendar and latest news on Gemalto solutions are exclusively available to channel partners via a dedicated web portal–Gemalto Secure Partner Website.
Don Leow, Director of De’Source (Asia) Pte. Ltd. is very excited about joining the network, “We are extremely delighted to receive the invitation to be part of this prestigious program. We work very closely with a wide network of strategic partners and customers in South East Asia, ranging from value added resellers to retailers, solution providers and system builders. The Gemalto Channel Partner Network will provide us with valuable support to better serve our partners and develop solutions that meet the specific needs of our end-customers”.
Yankee Lu, CEO of eSecure added, “eSecure and Gemalto have developed a long standing relationship. We enjoyed building a strong business platform together by leveraging on Gemalto’s latest technology offerings with our local market expertise and opportunities. The early access to a wide portfolio of offerings gives us better tools to adapt to an increasingly sophisticated and demanding marketplace”.
Tan Teck Lee, President, Gemalto Asia commented on the expansion, “With over 400 partners across the globe, Gemalto’s partners have always been an essential part of our business. We believe they are the key building blocks of our success and we are 100 per cent committed to all our channel partners. By extending the success of the Gemalto Channel Partner Network to Asia, we can more effectively nurture and bolster our already successful partnerships in the region. It is our aim to enable our value added resellers to better serve their customers and to grow their business along with ours.”
The Gemalto Channel Partner Network is a worldwide group of leading companies providing solutions across a wide spectrum of industries such as banking, retail, mobile telecommunications, security and healthcare.
Gemalto (Euronext NL 0000400653 GTO) is the leader in digital security with pro forma 2007 annual revenues of over €1.6 billion, more than 85 offices in 40 countries and about 10,000 employees including 1,300 R&D engineers.
In a world where the digital revolution is increasingly transforming our lives, Gemalto’s solutions are designed to make personal digital interactions more convenient, secure and enjoyable.
Gemalto provides end-to-end digital security solutions, from the development of software applications through design and production of secure personal devices such as smart cards, SIMs, e-passports, and tokens to the deployment of managed services for its customers.
More than a billion people worldwide use the company’s products and services for telecommunications, financial services, e-government, identity management, multimedia content, digital rights management, IT security, mass transit and many other applications.
As the use of Gemalto’s software and secure devices increases with the number of people interacting in the digital and wireless world, the company is poised to thrive over the coming years.
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