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Bitdefender and GRIDHEART Announce Strategic Cloud Distribution Partnership

Updated: Mar 20, 2019

The Gridheart/Bitdefender partnership enables MSPs to easily procure licenses in the Gridheart Marketplace and leverage Bitdefender next-gen endpoint agents across their customers’ organizations, providing state-of-the-art threat protection that is easy to deploy and manage.

STOCKHOLM, March. 20, 2019 -- Bitdefender, a leading global cybersecurity company protecting over 500 million systems worldwide, today announced a strategic partnership with leading Cloud Distributor Gridheart.

Swedish based Gridheart will distribute Bitdefender Cloud Security for MSPs to their 1,000+ cloud partners through the Gridheart Marketplace. Gridheart customers are able to use the leading cloud brokerage platform to manage Bitdefender and other services for free.

The new partnership will allow Gridheart to offer a complete cybersecurity suite and it’s partners to deploy and manage security with Bitdefender Cloud Security for MSPs, an award-winning security suite protecting Windows, MAC and Linux environments. Bitdefender Cloud Security also offers content control, web filtering, application control, device control, and firewall with intrusion detection.

The new integration between Gridheart and Bitdefender enables MSPs to:

  • Reduce operational costs with antimalware security that consistently ranks first in independent tests. Bitdefender has the highest average score for protection, performance and usability of all the solutions evaluated in the AV-Test trials.

  • Centrally manage pricing on a global or customer basis in the Gridheart Marketplace. Create one time offers and create cloud quotes from the service catalogue.

  • Gridheart’s reports and exports provide all the information you need to create summary or detailed cost and billing reports.

“Our partnership means Gridheart's Cloud Partners can ensure their customers a high level of protection without slowing performance,” said Jose Lopez, Bitdefender vice president of global sales, service providers and technology licensing. “This powerful but light solution provides a single MSP security solution for physical, virtual, and cloud workloads.”