Accuvant Earns Strategic Growth Partner Award from Westcon

DENVER - March 11, 2010 - Accuvant, a leading provider of information security, risk and compliance management consulting services, announced today that Westcon Security, a business unit of Westcon Group, the leading specialty distributor of advanced network technology solutions, has named Accuvant its Strategic Growth Partner for 2009.

The award recognizes the outstanding revenue growth Accuvant achieved between 2008 and 2009 with Westcon, which totaled more than 165 percent.

"Accuvant is one of Westcon's top security reseller partners and a great success story," said Anthony Daley, executive vice president of the Americas for Westcon Group. "We pride ourselves on the support we are able to provide our partners in the channel, which can include access to the industry's leading technology manufacturers, financing, sales and marketing development. We are pleased that Accuvant took advantage of the various opportunities available to them and the success with which they executed on their initiatives, which clearly contributed to their stellar revenue growth with us."

"The Westcon team was instrumental in enabling many of our new marketing programs and sales initiatives to come to fruition in 2009," said Dan Wilson, vice president of partner alliances. "We continue to be impressed by their commitment to our joint success and the collaborative nature of our partnership. We look forward to another great year with them."

Accuvant has participated in Westcon's SecurityPoint reseller program since 2003.

About Accuvant

Accuvant is a leading provider of information security, risk and compliance management consulting services, with more than 2,500 customers across North America and Europe. The company's security advisors use industry expertise and proven methodologies to help large enterprises assess their environments, improve their compliance postures and secure their infrastructures. Headquartered in Denver, Accuvant has 27 offices across the United States. For more information, please visit, follow us on Twitter: @accuvant, or keep in touch via Facebook:

About Westcon Group

Westcon Group, Inc. is the leading specialty distributor in networking, security, mobility and convergence for leading technology vendors, including Cisco, Avaya, Polycom and others. Through its Comstor, Westcon Convergence and Westcon Security business practices, Westcon Group sells products and services to resellers, systems integrators and service providers around the world. Westcon Group has particular expertise in the convergence of voice, data and video applications and technologies, including voice-over Internet protocol, or VoIP, security for networking and communications systems, remote access, Internet and e-business, virtual private networks, videoconferencing and wireless connectivity. For more information, visit