Kaspersky Lab, one of the world’s fastest growing IT security vendors and the world’s largest privately held vendor of endpoint protection solutions, has bagged the Directorate General Supplies and Disposals (DGS&D) rate contract agreement to address the need of IT security for the government organisations. The contract will be operational till 31st October 2016.
Through the rate contract agreement supported by UMG Solutions, an exclusive bidder on behalf of Kaspersky Lab for DGS&D rate contract, the company will be able to cater its security solutions for the government institutions.
Kaspersky Lab targets to enhance its customer base in various government sectors. Altaf Halde, Managing Director, Kaspersky Lab, South Asia, said, “We will be able to expedite the Digital India revolution by offering our security solution to various government institutions and verticals, including State, Central, PSUs, Defence and other departments. This development also compliments the government’s initiative for the Smart Cities project”.
Punit Gopalka, CEO, UMG Solutions, said, “We believe that the Digital India revolution and the present simple purchase process of DGS&D Rate Contract will aid the Central and State Government departments as well as Defence to make use of the best solutions from a world leader- Kaspersky Lab to fulfil their IT security requirements.”
On this new development, Ajaykumar Joshi, Director, Channel Sales- Kaspersky Lab, South Asia said, “Kaspersky Lab is one of the fourth biggest IT security vendors in the world according to IDC rating and is detecting 325,000 new malicious files every day. With such expertise we are confident to support and contribute to the government’s initiative.”