Progress UK Signs iboss to Bring Visionary Secure Web Gateway to Channel

Advanced cloud security platform delivers consistent user Internet security and presents significant opportunity for partners in growing enterprise market

6th March 2019 –Security Innovator, Distributor and Managed Service provider, Progress Technology Services Ltdhas announced that it has signed iboss, the leader in cloud security, to its portfolio of advanced and innovative cyber security technologies, bringing channel partners an in-demand enterprise security solution.

The iboss cloud secures user internet access on any device, from any location, in the cloud. A cloud-based platform, focused on following users rather than perimeters, the iboss cloud delivers fast, secure cloud access to users wherever they are.

“We’re constantly looking at the security market and can see as working methods evolve,  there’s a real desire among organisations to secure users rather than the increasingly redundant network perimeter,” said John Quinn, CEO & Founder, Progress. “For this reason, the movefrom appliance-based web gateways to cloud-based gateway platforms is on the rise and, in iboss, we have selected one of the most advanced cloud security platforms for our partners to take to market. I am truly delighted to be working with the iboss team”

According to Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Secure Web Gateways, the market for cloud-based secure web gateway services continues to grow more quickly than the market for appliance-based secure web gateways, with a five-year annual growth rate at 32% compared to 5% respectively.

“User mobility has left organisations without network perimeters and they realise there’s an urgent need for cloud-based technology that enables employees secure access to the internet and applications from any device, from anywhere. With iboss, security goes where the user goes,” said iboss spokesperson. “Progress is passionate about disruptive technologies and has an excellent track record of taking emerging solutions to market. It is extremely proactive in supporting partners with a range of Wholesale MSSP Channel only services, digital marketing and demand creation services and we look forward to accelerated growth in the UK market.”

About Progress Technology Services Ltd

Progress is a boutique Security Innovator, Distributor and Channel Managed Service provider, focusing on emerging technologies within Security, Data Governance and Advanced Security Services. They have a strong portfolio of innovative technology brands, which includes vendors such as Qualys, Attivo Networks, Cofense, RedSeal, Trusted Knight, XTN, Nominet and Osirium.  As well as offering resellers with proactive sales, business development, digital marketing support and fully white labelled managed security services, Progress also has a dedicated end user demand generation team, which provides new technology vendors with extremely valuable resource to fast track growth into the UK and European markets.

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John Quinn, CEO, Progress Distribution Limited
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