MillenniumIT wins regional award for partner excellence

Tuesday, 7 June 2011 00:05 -     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

Millennium Information Technologies Ltd. (MillenniumIT), a premier technology solutions provider and member of the London Stock Exchange Group, announced that it had been awarded the coveted ‘Best Partner of the Year 2010’ in the SAARC region by Check Point Software Technologies India at an awards ceremony held recently.

Check Point Software Technologies, a worldwide leader in securing the internet, provides customers with uncompromised protection against all types of threats, reduces security complexity and lowers total cost of ownership.

At the Check Point Indian subcontinent Partner Sales Kick Off 2011 held in Goa, India, attended by over 150 partners from across the region, MillenniumIT was presented with Check Point’s Best Partner for 2010 for the SAARC region based on their superior technical skills and commercial success.

MillenniumIT Head of Information Security Rahal Jayawardena said: “We are very pleased to receive the prestigious ‘Best Partner of the Year’ award for the SAARC region from Check Point. This award is an acknowledgement of our technical excellence and reaffirms the trust placed in us by our customers to design and implement advanced security solutions. This year we aim to reach another important milestone with Check Point by completing the integration of their entire solution stack, including CheckPoint’s high-end solutions targeted at Managed Service Providers, a rare achievement for any systems integrator in Asia.”

Check Point Software Technologies Regional Director – India & SAARC Bhaskar Bakthavatsalu said: “MillenniumIT definitely deserves this award. They are constantly growing, evolving, both in consulting and delivering solutions around our various technologies. MillenniumIT played an essential role in Check Point’s success in Sri Lankan market in past eight years. Check Point Partner Awards was instituted to recognise and honour our partners. We are committed in providing development opportunities in the industry for our partners and are keen in providing them constant support and training. MillenniumIT is one of our dedicated partners and we are confident of even better accomplishments together in future.”

Part of the London Stock Exchange Group, MillenniumIT was founded in 1996, with corporate HQ and software development located in Colombo, Sri Lanka. It employs 550+ people in two divisions – Proprietary Software Products and ESP – the Enterprise and Service Provider business of MillenniumIT.

MillenniumIT is a premier technology solutions provider serving the global capital markets industry. The company’s systems are used by ICAP, the London Metal Exchange and a series of emerging market exchanges as well as depositories, brokerages and regulatory bodies in the United States, Europe, Africa and the Asia-Pacific region.

MillenniumESP, the enterprise and service provider business of MillenniumIT, is a leading Sri Lankan information technology solutions provider, specialising in IT solutions for the financial and telecom industries. MillenniumIT also offers information technology infrastructure and consulting services.

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd., the worldwide leader in securing the Internet, is the only vendor to deliver Total Security for networks, data and endpoints, unified under a single management framework. Check Point provides customers with uncompromised protection against all types of threats, reduces security complexity and lowers total cost of ownership. Check Point first pioneered the industry with FireWall-1 and its patented stateful inspection technology. Today, Check Point continues to innovate with the development of the Software Blade architecture.

The dynamic Software Blade architecture delivers secure, flexible and simple solutions that can be fully customised to meet the exact security needs of any organisation or environment. Check Point customers include tens of thousands of businesses and organisations of all sizes including all Fortune 100 companies. Check Point’s award-winning ZoneAlarm solutions protect millions of consumers from hackers, spyware and identity theft.