Press Release: CMS Distribution Signs Sole Distribution Deal With Rapid7 For Irish Market

Press Release: CMS Distribution Signs Sole Distribution Deal With Rapid7 For Irish Market

Kiltimagh, Co. Mayo, Ireland – 17th October 2019: Today, CMS Distribution announced it has signed a distribution deal with Rapid7, Inc. (Nasdaq: RPD), a leading provider of security analytics and automation. This partnership will strengthen CMS Distribution’s cybersecurity portfolio and expand Rapid7’s presence and reach in the Irish market.

Trevor Pluskota, Chief Technology Officer at CMS Distribution, commented “This partnership is a great fit for both parties, we have a wealth of experience in the cybersecurity market and Rapid7 provides a range of innovative solutions that will enable customers across all industries to realise the benefits of cybersecurity and, in particular, vulnerability management. We are really looking forward to growing Rapid7’s and our business with this partnership.”

“Rapid7 is committed to investing in the growth of our international business”, says Chris Hartley, Rapid7’s Director of Sales for UK and Ireland. “CMS has proven to be a great strategic partner for us as they provide the breadth of reseller partners and experience in cybersecurity that will enable us to accelerate our growth and brand awareness within the Irish market.”

This partnership also strengthens CMS Distribution’s position as a distributor and demonstrates its commitment to onboarding Tier 1 vendors in the Vulnerability Management and Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) space.

About CMS Distribution

CMS Distribution is a value-added IT distributor of business and consumer technology products. We are a trade-only organisation and create global markets for our manufacturers selling to corporate resellers, managed service providers, high street and online retailers. These range from large multi-nationals to smaller, independent IT companies. CMS Distribution specialises in taking emerging technologies to market whilst growing established brands using a range of value-added services. Our 400 people help our customers grow their business from 12 locations in the UK, Ireland, Netherlands, Sweden, Spain, France, Australia, China and the US.

About Rapid7

Rapid7 (Nasdaq: RPD) is advancing security with visibility, analytics and automation delivered through our Insight cloud. Our solutions simplify the complex, allowing security teams to work more effectively with IT and development to reduce vulnerabilities, monitor for malicious behaviour, investigate and shut down attacks and automate routine tasks. 8,400 customers rely on Rapid7 technology, services and research to improve security outcomes and securely advance their organisations. For more information, visit our website, check out our blog or follow us on Twitter.

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