MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA--(Marketwired - Mar 6, 2017) - UpGuard (www.upguard.com),
the world's first cyber resilience platform, today announced a
partnership with ACA Pacific as its exclusive distributor in Australia
and South East Asia.
UpGuard, an Australian-born company based in Silicon Valley, enables
organizations to see the complete ongoing state of complex IT
infrastructures and provides visibility into their cybersecurity
postures. Earlier this month, the company announced the opening of their
APAC office in Sydney, with plans to reinvest significantly in the
The appointment of ACA Pacific, a leading value-added supplier of IT
solutions, is a key step toward expanding its business in the Asia
Pacific. UpGuard's products and services will now be available to more
than 15,000 resellers across Australia, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand,
"UpGuard is committed to a two-tier channel model in the Asia Pacific.
Given ACA's history and pedigree, we're honored to partner with an
organization that will support our growth in the region," said Gerry
Sillars, VP, APAC. "ACA's extensive reach and strong reputation in South
East Asia and Australia will enable UpGuard to scale its business
rapidly as we deepen our roots in the region."
Back in 2012, co-CEOs Mike Baukes and Alan Sharp-Paul founded UpGuard
an Australian accelerator program, before moving to Silicon Valley later
that year. Over the past five years, business has continued to grow more
than 300% annually; the company now counts Rackspace, Ulta, Citrix,
Amadeus, PGI and ADP among its customers. UpGuard has grown a large
customer base in the Asia Pacific region already and is looking to
expand its presence.
"UpGuard's Cyber Resilience Platform will offer significant opportunity
for ACA's partners and their customers across Australia and Southeast
Asia," said Craig Gledhill, ACA Pacific's APAC General Manager. "UpGuard
has already enjoyed a long history of success in the region, and we look
forward to continuing these ventures together."
Businesses depend on trust, but breaches and outages erode that trust.
UpGuard is the world's first cyber resilience platform, designed to
proactively assess and manage the business risks posed by technology.
UpGuard gathers complete information across every digital surface,
stores it in a single, searchable repository, and provides continuous
validation and insightful visualizations so companies can make informed
decisions. UpGuard is headquartered in Mountain View, CA with offices in
Portland, OR and Sydney, Australia. To see how UpGuard works, or to get
your CSTAR rating, visit www.upguard.com
About ACA Pacific
ACA Pacific is an established IT marketing and value-added distribution
company serving the Asia-Pacific region. Solutions offerings include
selecting and integrating only the "Best-of-Breed" software and hardware
to meet customers' requirements. Being associated with the world's top
ICT product manufacturers and developers, ACA Pacific is constantly
upgrading its distribution portfolios to bring the latest technology to
the market, with offices in Malaysia, Australia, Indonesia, Singapore
and Thailand and an extensive network of trained and certified channel
partners. Supported with comprehensive tangible facilities and
unparalleled levels of pre-sales support and customer service, ACA
Pacific is deemed one of the leading IT suppliers in Asia. For more
information please visit http://www.acapacific.com.au