Anti-virus leader Quick Heal is eyeing to be a global player is looking to enhance its reach with opening of new offices in Kenya and Dubai.
The company ha sits presence in more than 30 Indian cities addressing more than 12 thousand partners across the country.
“Last year we had done Rs. 270 cr business and we have a unique distribution model which is city-based. When we approached national distributors 18 years ago, no one was interested in signing with us as we were new to the industry. So, we created a unique model and we have distributors in 50 cities”, said, Kailash Katkar, MD and CEO, Quick Heal.
Speaking about the product’s position in the market, he said, “West is the region where we have a strong presence followed by North, East and South. We can proudly say no player in this vertical has 250 field-engineers, who are in our pay-roll and not outsourced across the country.”
Accepting the fact that cost and schemes run the security market in the current scenario, he said, “We have always placed ourselves different from the competitors. We have unique features on our technology which will answer all the needs of the customers.”
Regarding the plans for the financial year, he said, “We are finding the mobile segment growing in a faster way. With enough installation and desktop and enterprise portfolios, we will be looking at reaching not less than 800 partners who cater in the mobile-security segment and expand our mobile portfolio also.”
In Africa, Quick Heal has opened a new office in Kenya, while in Middle East it has opened its office in Dubai. The new offices are opened to service and enhance relationships with the large network of our direct partners and customers in these regions.
It has to be noted that the anti-virus player has distribution network in almost all the SAARC countries and Japan.