Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Business (KESB), Kaspersky Lab has embarked aggressively on a series of partner technical and sales enablement trainings and meetings across multi-cities in India. Titled Partner Pitstops, the series in its first phase has covered Mumbai and other south Indian cities, including Cochin, Chennai, Bangalore and Hyderabad. The trainings in South India are being conducted along with Kaspersky Lab National Distributor for corporate business, eCaps. In the second phase, such Pitstops are planned for Delhi and other North Indian cities.
“The year 2013 will see us consolidating our partner network and working closely with them to deliver technical and sales enablement trainings in addition to supporting them with customer leads,” said Altaf Halde, Managing Director, Kaspersky Lab South Asia. “As we are a 100% channel-centric company, it is imperative that we support our partners with training and marketing to grow their business,” he added.
Kaspersky Lab has conducted several such technical sessions already in this quarter; about 5 trainings alone were conducted in the Kaspersky Lab Mumbai technical training lab. “Such technical trainings usually are conducted over a period of two days with hands-on lab sessions in deploying our solutions. We believe at the end of the training, partners strengthen their technical expertise in Kaspersky B2B solutions significantly,” said Pranav Bhayani, Technical support manager, Kaspersky Lab South Asia.
Recently under the Pitstop roadshow series, Kaspersky Lab conducted partner and customer meets in Cochin, which was attended by 35 partner organizations and 21 customer organizations respectively. “We were happy at the response of partners towards Kaspersky business solutions and have got very good feedback that they would like to actively promote Kaspersky business solutions to their customers,” said K. Gunasegharan, Director, eCaps computers India Private Limited.
“We were also happy to note that Kaspersky top leadership team represented by managing director Mr. Altaf Halde and Ajay kumar Joshi, Sr. Manager – Enterprise Channel Sales along with Tahir Hassan, Key Account Manager, personally attended the sessions and spent quality time with partners interacting with them in Cochin, which goes on to show Kaspersky’s commitment to channel partners servicing the corporates,” said Gunasegharan. The technical training program in Chennai, Hyderabad and Bangalore were attended by a total of 45 partner organizations. Another partner training is scheduled to be held at Mumbai on June 17.
Kaspersky’s recently launched Endpoint Security for Business delivers deeper protection and seamless manageability to IT Departments besieged by cybercrime and changing business demands. KESB, the company’s new flagship security platform for businesses, is built to provide the industry’s best protection from advanced malware and cybercrime, and also to combat another common enemy of IT security – complexity. This is the first true security platform built from the ground up, offering a business critical combination of deep protection, efficiency and seamless manageability