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Rapid7 Partners With Spire Solutions to Expand its Reach in Middle East Region

November 30, 2011

DUBAI, UAE, November 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ –

– Vulnerability Management and Penetration Testing Solutions now available

to channel partners helping customers fight against cyber attacks -

Specialist IT security distributor, Spire Solutions recently partnered with
award-winning security risk intelligence solutions provider Rapid7 to distribute unified
vulnerability management and penetration testing solutions, Nexpose and Metasploit across
the Middle East region.

Spire Solutions will focus on increasing the footprint for Rapid7 in the region by
recruiting channel partners and value added resellers to acquire a new customer base.

Rapid7′s products are already being used by more than 1,700 organizations. Its free
products are downloaded more than one million times per year, with over 125,000 security
community users and contributors.

“We are glad to be associated with a security specialist in the Middle East region who
understands not only the dynamics of the channel trade, but also the technology itself,”
said Glenn Williamson, vice president for international sales at Rapid7. “This partnership
will enable Rapid7 to satisfy the growing demand among end users and partners for a
unified vulnerability management solution with advanced capabilities and penetration
testing with a high return on investment.”

Nexpose proactively supports the entire vulnerability management lifecycle, including
discovery, detection, verification, risk classification, impact analysis, reporting and
mitigation of vulnerabilities across physical and virtual environments. It gives an
immediate insight into the security posture of their IT environment by conducting over
75,000 vulnerability checks for more than 22,000 vulnerabilities. Metasploit Pro
complements the whole process by enabling defenders to respond to the changing threat
landscape with identification and understanding of security holes in their enterprise

“Rapid7′s solutions complement Spire’s existing product portfolio,” said Sanjeev
Walia, director at Spire Solutions. “Nexpose and Metasploit offer a great opportunity for
the channel partners and value added resellers to tap into the untapped potential in the

About Spire Solutions:

Spire Solutions is a specialist IT security distributor that offers Information
Security solutions and services across the Middle East region through its extensive
network of reselling partners, System Integrators, Infosec consultants and MSP’s/MSSP’s.
Spire Solutions offers a wide variety of IT security products and solutions from its
vendors partners like Rapi7, SolarWinds, etc…. For more details please visit


About Rapid7:

Rapid7 is the leading provider of security risk intelligence solutions. Rapid7′s
integrated vulnerability management and penetration testing products, Nexpose and
Metasploit, empower organizations to obtain accurate, actionable and contextual
intelligence into their threat and risk posture. Rapid7′s solutions are being used by more
than 1,700 enterprises and government agencies in more than 65 countries, while the
Company’s free products are downloaded more than one million times per year and enhanced
further by over 125,000 security community users and contributors. Rapid7 has been
recognized as one of the fastest growing security companies worldwide by Inc. Magazine and
is backed by Bain Capital Ventures and Technology Crossover Ventures. For more details
please visit http://www.rapid7.com.

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