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Blancco Technology Group Announces Partnership Agreement with SHI International


Blancco's secure erasure solutions will be showcased at SHI’s Customer Innovation Center lab where enterprise clients can test emerging technologies

Austin, Texas – November 6, 2019Blancco Technology Group (LON: BLTG), the industry standard in data erasure and mobile device diagnostics, announced it has signed a new channel partner agreement with SHI International Corp., a global IT solutions provider for Corporate, Enterprise, Public Sector and Academic customers. Furthermore, SHI selected Blancco's software and hardware solutions to feature at its Customer Innovation Center (CIC), an 8,000-square-foot testing facility located at SHI’s global headquarters in Somerset, NJ. The CIC enables SHI clients to view and test cutting-edge IT solutions and emerging technologies. The relationship is launching in the U.S. first with plans to expand to other regions in the future.

“We are excited to partner with Blancco and showcase its powerful technology in our CIC,” said Sandy DeVico, SHI Director of Software Emerging & Cloud Partners. “Blancco has a unique value proposition for the enterprise segment in secure data erasure and also offers a robust channel program. Our partnership extends SHI’s offerings in security and data lifecycle management and allows us to provide our large enterprise customers a scalable erasure solution.”

Blancco’s Erasure-as-a-Service offering enables channel partners, including distributors, VARs, MSPs and MSSPs, to add secure, auditable data erasure to their product suites. With the increasing scrutiny around data privacy in light of the GDPR, along with upcoming legislation in the U.S., such as the California Consumer Privacy Act, enterprises are coming to grips with new legislation requirements and tightening company policies related to data privacy and security.

“As one of North America’s largest IT solutions providers supporting the enterprise market, SHI is an ideal partner for Blancco,” said Christina Walker, global director of channel sales and programs at Blancco. “With their focus on the cloud, security, data center infrastructure, and mobile devices, the addition of our secure erasure solution is another value added service SHI can offer their customers. Together, Blancco and SHI can empower enterprises to meet compliance mandates, data privacy laws and regulations, and meet the challenges posed by the ever-changing cybersecurity threat landscape.”

Blancco’s growing list of strategically aligned partners includes Ingram Micro, Fujitsu, and Techchef, along with more than 100 active regional partners, such as H3 Secure, Bayside Solutions, and Softchoice.

To learn more about how to integrate data erasure into existing solutions or service offerings, visit Blancco’s Channel Program Page.

About SHI International
Founded in 1989, SHI International Corp. is a $10 billion global provider of technology products and services. Driven by the industry's most experienced and stable sales force and backed by software volume licensing experts, hardware procurement specialists, and certified IT services professionals, SHI delivers custom IT solutions to Corporate, Enterprise, Public Sector, and Academic customers. With over 4,000 employees worldwide, SHI is the largest Minority and Woman Owned Business Enterprise (MWBE) in the U.S. and is ranked 10th among CRN's Solution Provider 500 list of North American IT solution providers.

About Blancco Technology Group
Blancco is the industry standard in data erasure and mobile device diagnostics. Blancco data erasure solutions provide thousands of organizations with the tools they need to add an additional layer of security to their endpoint security policies through secure erasure of IT assets. All erasures are verified and certified through a tamper-proof audit trail.

Blancco data erasure solutions have been tested, certified, approved and recommended by 18 governing bodies and leading organizations around the world. No other data erasure software can boast this level of compliance with the rigorous requirements set by government agencies, legal authorities and independent testing laboratories.

Blancco Mobile Diagnostics solutions enable mobile network operators, retailers and call centers to easily, quickly and accurately identify and resolve performance issues on their customers’ mobile devices. As a result, mobile retailers can spend less time dealing with technical issues and, in turn, reduce the quantity of NTF returns, save on operational costs and increase customer satisfaction.

Additionally, Blancco Mobile Diagnostics solutions empower mobile processors, 3PLs, Recyclers and Repair & Refurbishment Operations to easily, quickly and accurately process used mobile devices to identify any issues and determine overall value. By incorporating Blancco Mobile Diagnostics, mobile processors automate processes, deliver intelligent routing based on device attributes and increase overall efficiency, while driving incremental revenue and profitability.

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Media Contacts:
CCgroup for Blancco Technology Group (US)
Natasha Grach / Lori Scribner
T: +1 619 798 0043

CCgroup for Blancco Technology Group (UK)
Abbie Godward / Joshua Cobb
T: +44 (0) 20 3824 9214

Blancco Technology Group
Richard Gooding, Global Marketing Director
T: +44 (0) 7762 446179