ESET Appoints Open Channel Solutions as a Platinum partner

ESET strengthens its channel network: Appoints Open Channel Solutions as a Platinum partner

Award-winning antivirus firm partners with leading distributor to strengthen Australian channel presence


Sydney, June 10th, 2014ESET, the global leader in proactive digital protection with a record of 10 years consecutive VB100 awards for its award-winning ESET NOD32® technology, has appointed Open Channel Solutions as a key partner in Australia. Open Channel Solutions will work closely with ESET’s Australian office to grow the distribution of ESET’s products. The partnership was formally signed at CeBIT Australia.


ESET Australia was established in 2013 to provide sales, marketing and technical support for Australian channel partners and customers. With a large partner network country-wide, Open Channel Solutions supplies leading edge products and technologies to the reseller channel. The partnership between ESET and Open Channel Solutions opens opportunities for both vendor and distributor to maximize growth potential in the Australian market.


“Australia is a key market with a huge potential to grow the presence of ESET’s award wining  technology,” said Parvinder Walia, Sales Director of ESET ASIA Pacific. “We have chosen to work with Open Channel Solutions due to their prior experience and proven track record in the software solutions market. I am pleased to have Open Channel Solutions on board to help increase the availability of ESET products and solutions across various channels in Australia.”


“Partnering with ESET and its award-winning software security products enables us to offer an extensive range of solutions to resellers,” said Con Fiamegos, Managing Director of Open Channel Solutions. “We look forward to working with ESET on marketing and distributing their solutions, which we expect to be very popular amongst Small to Medium-sized Businesses.”


Through the partenership, Open Channel Solutions will offer a wide selection of ESET products, such as the newly updated ESET Secure Authentication, to resellers in Australia.



Left to right: Florin Vasile (Country Manager, ESET Australia), Con Fiamegos (Managing Director, OCS) and Parvinder Walia (Sales Director, ESET APAC)

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About Open Channel Solutions

ModusLink Australia, doing business as Open Channel Solutions (OCS), is a true value-added distributor that supplies leading edge products and technologies to the reseller channel. With products ranging from backup and restore solutions, data management/ migration and remote access offerings to anti-virus/ anti-spam protection, OCS offers resellers access to solutions that provide particular value to their customers. The right products, combined with the best service make OCS the first choice for the region’s top resellers. For more information, please see


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ModusLink Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of ModusLink Global Solutions Inc., executes comprehensive supply chain and logistics services that are designed to improve clients’ revenue, cost, sustainability and customer experience objectives. ModusLink is a trusted and integrated provider to the world’s leading companies in consumer electronics, communications, computing, medical devices, software, luxury goods and retail. The Company’s operating infrastructure is supported by 25 sites across North America, Europe, and the Asia/Pacific region. For details on ModusLink's flexible and scalable solutions visit and, the blog for supply chain professionals.


About ESET

ESET®, the pioneer of proactive protection and the maker of the award-winning ESET NOD32® technology, is a global provider of security solutions for businesses and consumers. For over 26 years, the Company continues to lead the industry in proactive threat detection. By obtaining the 80th VB100 award in June 2013, ESET NOD32 technology holds the record number of Virus Bulletin "VB100” Awards, and has never missed a single “In-the-Wild” worm or virus since the inception of testing in 1998. In addition, ESET NOD32 technology holds the longest consecutive string of the VB100 awards of any AV vendor. ESET has also received a number of accolades from AV-Comparatives, AV-TEST and other testing organizations and reviews. ESET NOD32® Antivirus, ESET Smart Security®, ESET Cyber Security® (solution for Mac), ESET® Mobile Security and IT Security for Business are trusted by millions of global users and are among the most recommended security solutions in the world.


The Company has global headquarters in Bratislava (Slovakia), with regional distribution centers in San Diego (U.S.), Buenos Aires (Argentina), and Singapore; with offices in Jena (Germany), Prague (Czech Republic) and Sao Paulo (Brazil). ESET has malware research centers in Bratislava, San Diego, Buenos Aires, Singapore, Prague, Košice (Slovakia), Krakow (Poland), Montreal (Canada), Moscow (Russia) and an extensive partner network for more than 180 countries. More information is available at the ESET Press Center.