Webroot Software appoints new UK channel manager

Webroot Software, Inc., the leading provider of anti-spyware software and other security technologies for consumers and enterprises, today announced it has appointed Rachel Taylor to the position of channel manager. Taylor brings with her significant experience of the UK channel from Computer Associates where she worked for over seven years, most recently as distribution account manager.

"This is a great challenge for me and Im excited about joining Webroot at such an important time. It already has a well-established brand name and reputation as the leading anti-spyware vendor amongst end-users," explains Taylor. "I intend to build on this to establish Webroot as the anti-spyware vendor of choice for the UK reseller community and to drive sales of Spy Sweeper Enterprise into the corporate and government sectors."

"Rachels enthusiasm and channel experience will prove invaluable to us over the coming months and years," explains Nick Lewis, UK managing director at Webroot. "Her appointment is part of our focus on the channel and with Rachels help we intend to establish strong and secure partnerships, ensuring the channel find Webroot easy to do business with. We aim to grow a strong network of knowledgeable partners, who are able to offer a formidable suite of products to protect their customers needs."

A three-time recipient of PC Magazines Editors Choice Award, Webroot Spy Sweeper has an installed base of more than five million users and is powered by Phileas, Webroots automated spyware research system designed specifically to root out and identify spyware anywhere on the Web. Webroots acclaimed corporate anti-spyware solution, Spy Sweeper Enterprise, enables administrators to centrally manage security threats across enterprises of any size and has sold more than one million licenses of its solution since its launch in June 2004.

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