Watchful Software Opens Its Doors in South Africa With the Appointment of Value-Added Distributor Tellumat

Leading Distributor Adds Watchful Software Products and Boosts Its Security Solutions Portfolio

MEDFORD, NJ and LISBON, PORTUGAL--(Marketwired - Oct 29, 2013) - Watchful Software, a leading provider of data-centric information security solutions, and Tellumat, a specialized IT distributor, today announced that they have signed a distribution agreement empowering Tellumat to offer Watchful Software's advanced persistent security products to the South African market. Tellumat will provide sales and support capabilities for Watchful Software's line of security products, including RightsWATCH and TypeWATCH, to their value-added-reseller (VAR) channel in South Africa.

"Tellumat had witnessed a growth in demand from its partner community for new and innovative products to address the IT security issue of how to protect organizations from data loss and leakage. We conducted a technical review of a number of vendors in this space and found that Watchful Software with its RightsWATCH solution had developed an exceptional product that matches the needs of the South African market," said Bennie Langenhoven, Managing Executive for Communication Solutions at Tellumat. "This strategic partnership with Watchful Software will allow Tellumat to deliver to its resellers a truly competitive technology advantage when addressing their customer needs."

"Signing the partnership with Tellumat is excellent news for Watchful Software. Tellumat is renowned for its sales, marketing and technical skills that support their channel partners and lead the market with cutting edge solutions," said Justine Cross, Watchful Software's Business Development Executive. "RightsWATCH will allow Tellumat's partners to address the growing market and technology demand for advanced persistent security technologies in light of today's constant information threats."

Watchful Software's product portfolio encompasses RightsWATCH, a software solution that unifies data classification, with information rights management and data loss strengths and functionalities to prevent security breaches or disclosure, resulting from malicious wrongdoing or inadvertent misusage; and TypeWATCH, an e-Biometrics tool that leverages the science of keystroke dynamics to identify and authenticate users, with extremely high levels of accuracy, simply by the way they type on a keyboard.

About Watchful Software -
Today, sensitive information is all too often lost, leaked and sent where it shouldn't be; hence a CIO's top priority has become stopping this trend. Watchful Software lets enterprises easily address two of the most critical questions facing CIOs and CSOs today -- how do I protect my company's greatest asset (outside of its people), which is its information? And, in today's world of increasingly complex cybercrimes, how do I constantly ensure that the people accessing that information are who they say they are? Leveraging key technologies including advanced encryption algorithms, digital rights management, and e-Biometrics, the company is staffed by industry executives with decades of systems, software, networking, security, and compliance experience to address the growing need for protecting sensitive and proprietary information against accidental or malicious theft, leakage, or loss.

About Tellumat -
Tellumat specialises in products, services and solutions aimed at the communications, defence and electronic contract manufacturing markets and our mission is to focus on understanding our customers' needs and forming long term strategic alliances with like-minded enterprises worldwide. With the Distribution of foreign products comes the Social Responsibility and Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment requirements when doing business in South Africa, and Tellumat will work with Watchful to ensure that these aspects meet and exceed local requirements.

Contact Information:

For more information, please contact:
Rui Melo Biscaia
Watchful Software

Joanne Hogue
Smart Connections PR
+1 (410) 658-8246