Security vendor WatchGuard has taken the unusual step of appointing a distributor specifically to develop the Scottish market.
The unified threat management specialist has granted Espion access to its full portfolio as it looks to grow its business north of Hadrian's Wall.
Having dropped Ingram Micro last summer, WatchGuard had until this appointment relied on two distributors to serve the whole of Great Britain in the form of Wick Hill and Northamber.
Espion director and head of distribution Jim Lehane (pictured) said: "Our strong track record with leading security vendors has enabled us to build an unrivalled depth of technical expertise to support and successfully deploy solutions. We look forward to introducing WatchGuard to our extensive Scottish reseller portfolio."
Espion is headquartered in London and Dublin, with offices in Edinburgh, Manchester, Belfast, Brussels and New York.
Jon-Marc Wilkinson, sales director UK and Ireland at WatchGuard, said: "With the security landscape becoming increasingly competitive, Espion's consultancy-driven teams will enable their partners to quickly adopt the WatchGuard philosophy.
"Our new distribution line-up enables partners to directly engage with extremely knowledgeable teams throughout all UK and Irish territories, and Espion is the perfect partner to create new and lasting relationships in Scotland."
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