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Hyderabad: Computer Port IT Solutions, a niche player in IT infrastructure solutions had announced that it has signed an exclusive distribution agreement covering India with PrivacyIDEA - NetKnights GmbH, a company in the two-factor authentication solution provider to deliver its innovative Authentication Solutions.

The company is inching towards the Value Added Distribution (VAD) in Information Security, Networking, Infrastructure and Application Software, Storage Management, Hyper Converged Infrastructure Solutions and related Services in India.

The PrivacyIDEA - NetKnights GmbH 2Factor Authentication Solutions was PrivacyIDEA provides an authentication backend for various kinds of applications (including SSH, VPN, as well as web applications). Thus it is meant to replace classical proprietary Two Factor Authentication systems such as RSA SecurID or Vasco. It supports Single sign-on via SAML. It is also possible to login with a second factor to Windows desktops using a PrivacyIDEA Credential Provider. PrivacyIDEA supports a wide variety of authentication devices like Feitian C200, the Yubikey by Yubico or other U2F devices. Also many smartphone apps compliant to HOTP and TOTP like the Google Authenticator are supported.

“Computer Port IT Solutions’ unique base of resellers will open up numerous opportunities for PrivacyIDEA - NetKnights GmbH, bringing new value to bolster the vendor’s partner network. Aggressively focused on new growth markets and selling through awareness, training and support, Computer Port IT Solutions is committed in providing technical expertise to increase their reputation as an upcoming, innovative & trusted VAD. “, says a note from the company.

“We are happy to collaborate with PrivacyIDEA - NetKnights GmbH on bringing its Next-Generation Security Platform to Computer Port IT Solutions’ marketplace of security resellers and other players who would like to offer 2FA/OTP Solutions to their Customers and PCI Standards Security Council mandate is that “Companies working with credit card data need to comply to PCI DSS and they need to implement 2FA Solutions, and this will open a plethora of opportunities to all the Resellers,” Ravi Kumar, Head-Operations & Sales told Channel Times.

“Through this agreement, we look forward to strengthening our relationship with Computer Port IT Solutions and continuing to provide support in India with the most innovative and required solutions for the Indian market,” said Cornelius Kölbel, Founder, PrivacyIDEA – NetKnights GmbH, Germany.