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A&O IT Cyber Security (Formerly Corsaire) , A Division of A&O IT Group plc, signs Partner distribution agreement with Progress to grow business

Press Release: June 17, 2020

London, England. 17th June 2020 – UK based Global IT Managed Services provider A&O IT Group Plc announced today that it has signed a VAR distribution agreement with VAD Progress Technology Services to grow their security portfolio through its Cyber Security Division (Formerly named Corsaire). The Cyber Security operation was established in 1997, and now operates globally with a strong presence in the UK, UAE and Australia.  Through Progress, A&O Cyber Security is already offering Alert Logic, the managed detection and response experts, as their partner of choice for a SaaS enable managed service for their customers.

“Progress has a proven ability to bring disruptive and interesting security technology to market along with the technical, sales and marketing support to grow our UK business”, commented Sanjiv Cherian, Head of Business Development , A&O Cyber Security   “We are looking to offer our customers outcomes once we have performed pen testing and revealed potential vulnerabilities.  By partnering with Progress we are able to offer the latest and most innovative cyber technology. Progress also offer us first-class support as a partner and the value in that to us as a business is incredibly important.”

“We are delighted that the A&O IT Group has joined our partner community.  We are looking forward to working with them and helping them to grow their security practice and onboard our vendor technologies and services”, said Simon Burgess, Managing Director, Progress.  “As part of our channel partner programme we can offer them wider support including end user financing options, deal registrations, our incentive programme, marketing and pre-sales support, which is important for partners especially in today’s climate.”



About Progress


PTS International Ltd (Progress) Progress Technology Services is a true value-added distributor who is highly knowledgeable and trusted in cyber security, representing best of breed vendors and their technology and services across the UK, Eire, Nordics, Central & Eastern Europe.  With unparalleled technical expertise, Progress identifies and brings to market these leading solutions.  Working with an extensive partner community, Progress collaborates with VARs, MSSPs and SIs enabling them to onboard these exciting and innovative technologies enabling new revenue streams whilst giving their customers more choice.  Headquartered in London, UK.  For more information visit www.progresstechnologyservices.com .


A&O IT Group plc is a UK based Global IT Managed Services provider who are a proven expert in National and International End User Computing & Print services with a presence in 122 countries focused on working with End Users, System Integrators, Outsourcers, Hardware vendors and Consultants.

A&O IT Group’s Cyber Security division (formerly Corsaire) is a trusted boutique Cyber Security Consultancy. It has been well known in the industry for the past two decades and offers:

holistic security audits,

penetration testing services,

& consultancy and compliance services.


Customers include some of the Top FTSE 100 Companies within Finance, Utility, Retail and Technology .

A&O Cyber Security Services are CREST, IASME and ISO27001 certified and are industry leading in penetration testing and vulnerability assessment.

It enables businesses globally to identify and manage cyber risks in an ever evolving threat landscape.

Visit www.aoitgroup.com for more info.

Notes to editors

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Email: emma.lever@progresstechnologyservices.com

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