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Cryptzone signs agreement with German distributor MTRIX

August 6, 2013

Cryptzone, the IT security and threat mitigation specialist, today confirmed that it has signed a distribution agreement with MTRIX, a boutique IT security distributor in Germany, to sell and support its encryption and secure access solutions.

The partnership is in line with Cryptzone's European channel strategy to steadily grow its channel presence in Europe and further expand its list of prestigious European corporate customers.

Located in Lüneburg, close to Hamburg, MTRIX has an excellent reputation within the German market, working closely with top computing and network specialists, such as T-Systems (a subsidiary of Deutsche Telekom) and others. The company focuses on a carefully selected portfolio of niche IT security solutions. Mr Malte Kahrs, Chief Executive at MTRIX, is confident about this strategic decision to incorporate Cryptzone solutions into the MTRIX offering: "Extending our IT security portfolio will enable us to offer our existing resellers a more complete solution, as well as attract new partners from the flourishing MicrosoftTM SharePointTM ecosystem."

He recognizes that Cryptzone's Simple Encryption Platform (SEP) is unique in providing encryption to protect content stored in MicrosoftTM SharePointTM, when emailed between co-workers or external parties or copied onto local drives, portable media or cloud-based storage. With mounting concerns over the protection of sensitive personal and commercial information, such a solution is extremely compelling for the CIOs he meets. Regulatory compliance, BYOD and mobile security have now risen to the top of many corporate IT agendas. Cryptzone's AppGate role-based access control solution delivers just the security and flexibility required to enable organizations to respond to the challenges associated with this fast-evolving phenomenon.

Yves Delongie, Vice President Europe at Cryptzone, concurs: "We are delighted that MTRIX has decided to partner with Cryptzone. The company has a solid track record in delivering growth for its vendors and partners and we see the company as strategic to our expansion plans for Germany. I look forward to exciting times ahead."

For more information

Beverley Stonehouse, Head of Marketing & Communications, Cryptzone
pr@cryptzone.com
Tel: +44 1252 419990

Malte Kahrs, CEO, MTRIX GmbH
mk@mtrix.de
Tel: +49 4131 606680

About the Cryptzone Group

The Cryptzone Group is a technology innovator of proactive controls to mitigate IT security risk. Our solutions enable organizations to securely connect, collaborate and comply within the digital workplace, thereby improving document security, access control and compliance auditing capabilities.

Headquartered in Sweden, the company has a presence in the USA, UK, Belgium, Germany and Poland, as well as an extensive partner network with more than 150 global partners. For more information about the company and its solutions, visit www.cryptzone.com.

Cryptzone's share is listed on First North, Sweden, the Nordic alternative market operated by NASDAQ OMX. Certified Adviser is Thenberg & Kinde Fondkommission AB.

About MTRIX GmbH

MTRIX is a well-established value added Distributor with the focus on IT- Security solutions. MTRIX was founded in 2006 and operates nationwide in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

We see ourselves as a link between the manufacturer, specialist retailers, integrators and end-users. For more information about the company, visit www.mtrix.de.