Next 12 Months to be a Game Changer as Enterprises Begin En masse Move Away from Passwords
BRACKNELL, 11th FEBRUARY 2021 – Authlogics, a company simplifying end-to-end authentication, today announced a major distribution partnership with Westcoast, that extends the market reach for its multi-award-winning passwordless authentication solutions, across the UK, Ireland, and mainland Europe.
With a dramatic increase in reports of phishing attacks, credential stuffing, and data breaches, it has become imperative that companies secure their IT infrastructures and ensure password policies are secure and comply with the highest practice standards. Authlogics Password Security Management and Multi-Factor Authentication solutions are enabling small and large enterprises around the world, to simplify password policies and secure login procedures, by migrating to passwordless authentication.
Reports suggest that the next 12 months will be game-changing, with 60% of large and global enterprises, and 90% of mid-size enterprises implementing passwordless methods in more than 50% of use cases by 2022. CEO of Authlogics, Steven Hope, explains the ideal timing of the partnership:
“Westcoast has the reputation and market reach, that will enable Authlogics to be at the forefront of the mass shift to passwordless authentication.” He adds: “By making this one simple change organizations can improve compliance, strengthen cybersecurity and deliver a far superior user experience.”
Westcoast is a company with an established pedigree in the distribution of technology from premium brands such as HP, Microsoft, and Apple, and Authlogics is proud to join its impressive roster. Technology Solutions Director, Westcoast, Paul Harman, comments:
“At a time when cybersecurity is critical to business success, Westcoast is delighted to partner with Authlogics to bring new capability and value to our partners. We bring together Westcoast’s reputation for supporting the channel with a great commercial and technical offering from Authlogics, to really drive a new line of business for our partners in this exciting space.”
Authlogics has an ethos to collaborate with the very best cybersecurity specialists and its Global Head of Sales, Kamber Devjianie, adds:
“I am excited to be working with Westcoast’s dedicated cybersecurity team, to support resellers in the UK and wider Europe in taking advantage of this major opportunity to support organizations in this vital aspect of their digital transformation strategies.”
Authlogics provide a complete end-to-end authentication solution that is quick to deploy and easy to use. Authlogics believes that the move away from password-based authentication is inevitable which is why the company is delivering real customer-ready solutions today.
- Reduce the complexity of existing passwords
- Ensure regulatory compliance
- Remove risk and replace passwords
- Provide passwordless and deviceless login options
As a global market leader in compliance and user authentication, Authlogics believes that increasing password security shouldn’t have to mean compromising simplicity. The Authlogics product suite offers users a complete, three-step solution for transitioning to modern authentication processes. From its unique password compliance solution (Password Security Management), through to the award-winning multi-factor authentication technologies, to enabling users with a completely passwordless environment, Authlogics enhances network security whilst maintaining an easy and uniform user experience, whether on mobile, desktop, or cloud.
Established in 1984, the Westcoast Group remains privately held with its distributor arm, Westcoast Limited, distributing leading IT brands such as HP, HPE, Microsoft, Lenovo, Apple, and many others to a broad range of resellers, retailers, and office product dealers in the UK and beyond. Since then Westcoast Limited has grown to become the number one UK distributor for many of our vendors and customers. The Westcoast Group employs more than 1,600 people across a number of locations in the UK, Ireland, and Europe. Thanks to the hard work and dedication of our staff, the Group is flourishing. Our revenues have seen a sharp increase in recent years reaching £2.8 billion in 2019. We are consistently ranked in the Sunday Times Top Track of the 100 Largest Privately-owned UK Companies and are now the largest privately held business in the Thames Valley region.
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