Bradford announces 2012 International Partner of the Year Award to Khipu

Monday 12th March, 2012

Company Honours Khipu Networks for Helping to Fuel Global Expansion and Positioning Bradford Networks as an Important Component of their BYOD Offerings Hampshire, UK December 3rd, 2012.

Bradford Networks, the best choice to enable secure network access for corporate issued and personal mobile devices, today announced that Khipu Networks is the 2012 International Partner of the Year. As members of Bradford Networks strategic reseller alliance network, Khipu leverage Bradford Networks’ network access control (NAC) solutions as part of a comprehensive approach to addressing the latest security threats impacting their customers, including the Bring-Your-Own-Device (BYOD) trend. The awards were announced at the Bradford Networks Annual Global Partner Advisory Council meeting held recently in Boston. “Bradford Networks’ partner network is integral to the success of our company and is fueling our growth across North America and globally.

With the increasing demand for network access control as part of a comprehensive solution for addressing network security and BYOD, we believe that Bradford Networks, with the support of its partners, is uniquely positioned to lead the market in 2013 and beyond,” said Michael Killoran, VP Worldwide Sales, Bradford Networks. “Khipu Networks have invested heavily in ensuring the success of our partnerships in order to provide the best offerings to our joint customers. They exemplify the innovation and vision of our partners, and we congratulate them on these well-deserved awards.” Khipu Networks are a Cyber Security Solutions provider and one of the Europe’s leading advanced system integrators. With over 10 years’ experience it is one of a very small number of companies who have the technical expertise and products to respond to customers commercial and business challenges.

Khipu Networks has helped fuel Bradford Networks’ global expansion across Europe as well as South Africa and Asia-Pacific markets. The company was also a driving force behind the integration of Network Sentry with several strategic BYOD technologies, including the recently announced integration with Palo Alto Networks. Khipu Networks is directly responsible for many of Bradford Networks’ international customers including University of Oxford (16 Colleges including Lady Margaret Hall, Pembroke College, St Anne’s College and New College Oxford), University of Nottingham (UK, China & Malaysia), Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), North-West University (South Africa) and Isavia, the national airport and air navigation provider of Iceland. In addition to its sales activities, Khipu Networks has extensive technical knowledge of Network Sentry and offers unparalleled pro-active support and services to joint customers.

Khipu Networks also uniquely partners with other Bradford Network resellers to provide support services to their customers. “The BYOD trend is gaining significant momentum worldwide, and our customers are looking for comprehensive solutions to support BYOD while ensuring the security of their environments. Bradford Networks is a core driver of our cyber security offering, and enables us to provide our customers with a comprehensive security solution that addresses these needs,” said Matt Ashman, Co-Founder and Sales Director, Khipu Networks. “We are honoured to receive this recognition and look forward to strengthening our partnership with Bradford Networks and expanding our joint market reach.”