Infrastructure VAD Arrow ECS and KeyIdentity have concluded a distribution agreement for the EMEA region. Headquartered in Germany, KeyIdentity is a global provider of multi-factor authentication (MFA) solutions, based on open source technology, for enterprises. The centrepiece of its portfolio is LinOTP, an OTP platform (One Time Password) for strong authentication that was developed by KeyIdentity. The authentication solutions range from individual installations through SMEs in all sectors to Cloud environments, although the focus is on application in corporations. Dedicated teams of experts, such as FoxMole for IT security consulting, advise customers on all aspects of securing existing infrastructure and implementing the company's products. With innovative authentication from KeyIdentity, Arrow ECS has added another important component to its portfolio of security solutions and value-added services.
"KeyIdentity has been marketing the LinOTP MFA solution on a commercial basis since 2016 but has already gained numerous corporations from a wide range of sectors as customers", says Patrice Roussel, Vice President Strategic Alliances, Arrow ECS EMEA. "The company's solutions are not only an important element in security, but are also proving increasingly attractive to the channel because of the EU's new General Data Protection Regulation. Resellers and channel solution providers are thus able to offer their end customers a solution that enables them to comply with the latest data protection laws."
KeyIdentity's multi-factor authentication is a security measure that, using a preconfigured version of LinOTP, called the Standard Smart Virtual Appliance, can be integrated quickly and flexibly into existing IT infrastructures as a global uniform solution. LinOTP has a vendor neutral API architecture (Application Programming Interface) and supports established standards as well as compliance requirements. The platform prevents many types of fraud such as phishing and secures high value transactions. "Our Cooperation with Arrow makes it possible for us to offer our MFA solution 'made in Germany' far beyond the borders of Germany, Austria and Switzerland", says Arved Graf von Stackelberg, CEO of KeyIdentity. "This enables Arrow to become one of our key value-added distributors for the EMEA region and provides both major customers and middle-sized companies with access to our products." Arrow ECS plans to distribute KeyIdentity solutions through its offices in Austria, Belgium, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Luxembourg, Morocco, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom.