03 Aug Infinigate Appoints Justin Griffiths as UK Managing Director
Griffiths brings 26 years of IT experience to lead Infinigate UK from 1st August 2020.
LONDON, UK – Infinigate announced today the appointment of Justin Griffiths as the Managing Director for Infinigate’s UK business based in London. Griffiths, who previously held Senior Executive positions at leading channel organisations, joins Infinigate with a wealth of UK & EMEA experience over his 26 years in the IT channel.
Following successful vendor signings in the past 18 months including Barracuda, Kaspersky, CyberArk, Extreme Networks and more, Griffiths will lead the growing Infinigate UK team to bolster revenues significantly in the current financial year, and beyond. Infinigate UK has had strong start to 2020 capitalising on opportunities presented by remote working and the new threat landscape.
“It’s time to take Infinigate UK to the next level. We’re already recognised as the leading cyber-security distributor in the UK and we’re known for exceptional service and care to our customers,” says Justin Griffiths. “Now, we’re taking this approach and multiplying with new vendors and new partners to enter the next stage of our growth”.
“After securing some substantial vendor contracts, such as Barracuda, Kaspersky, CyberArk, Extreme Networks, iboss and Netwrix, the UK is set on an exciting growth path over the next few years” says Klaus Schlichtherle, CEO of the Infinigate Group. “I am excited that Justin has joined the team and lead the business in the UK. He has a great reputation in the UK and his experience will help us reach our ambitious UK growth plans.”
Infinigate was founded in 1996 as the first European distributor for internet technologies. Since the turn of the millennium Infinigate has specialised exclusively in the distribution of cyber security solutions for sustainable protection of IT networks, servers, end devices, data and applications. With the acquisition of acmeo the security competence of the group was extended to the cloud and MSSP (Managed Security Service Providing) business. As a true VAD Infinigate focuses on innovative and explanation-intensive solutions for enterprises and provides manufacturers and partners (resellers, IT integrators, system houses, etc.) with a range of additional services in the areas of technology, marketing and sales. After several successful market entries and acquisitions Infinigate intends to continue its geographic expansion strategy. Today, the Infinigate Group has approximately 450 employees and is represented by subsidiaries in 11 European countries (Germany, Austria, Switzerland, UK, France, Netherlands, Belgium, Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland). Infinigate thus covers more than 80% of the Western European cyber security market potential and has established itself as the leading value-added distributor for cyber security in Europe.
For further information please visit www.infinigate.co.uk.