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Exertis Enterprise Expands Partnership with Progress to Strengthen NetSecOps in the UK

Distributor leverages the powerful capabilities of Progress WhatsUp Gold and Progress Flowmon to help organisations improve the visibility, security and reliability of their infrastructure

Exertis Enterprise, the UK’s leading dedicated value-added distributor, today announced that it has expanded its partnership agreement with Progress, the trusted provider of infrastructure software, to extend the coverage of Progress’ leading NetSecOps products in the UK.

Through this expansion, Exertis Enterprise will have increased access to customer-valued Progress® WhatsUp® Gold IT infrastructure monitoring software and Progress® Flowmon® network visibility and security solution, after having previously offeredProgress® Kemp® LoadMaster® load balancer for many years.

Today’s network and system admins are required to monitor everything connected to each network and fix problems before they impact end-users. Progress’ sophisticated alerting and reporting capabilities ensures the availability and security of customers’ applications and websites, while allowing them to scale as their workloads change. Its software can also quickly expose ransomware and attacks against mission-critical applications, gain insight into network traffic, and confidently resolve network performance issues.

The Progress portfolio offered through Exertis Enterprise includes the following products:

  • WhatsUp Gold: A unified, powerful and easy-to-use IT infrastructure monitoring solution that helps IT staff proactively find and fix problems fast while providing outstanding value in both time and cost savings. Customers have an at-a-glance dashboard and an interactive map for visibility into the status and performance of networks, servers, storage devices, network traffic, device configurations and applications across on-premises and in the cloud with a single network interface.
  • Flowmon: A comprehensive network security and visibility solution with automated response across hybrid cloud ecosystems.
  • Kemp LoadMaster: Flexible application delivery and security solutions offering cloud-native, virtual and hardware load balancers.

Dominic Ryles, Director of Sales & Commercial – Security at Exertis Enterprise, said: “We’re excited to extend our Progress portfolio, and we are looking forward to providing new and existing partners with access to its world-class infrastructure solutions. Progress strengthens our security portfolio, and the two new additions, Flowmon and WhatsUp Gold, gives us the opportunity to better service our partners and their customers with Network Detection & Response (NDR) services and Observability and Monitoring tools, in order to defend against the emerging threats which we see in the landscape. Progress’ reputation makes it the ideal choice to offer to our customers – its flexibility, ease of installation, and user-friendly features will benefit many customers’ setups.”

“We’re delighted to expand our very successful relationship with Exertis in the UK market,” said Phil Dunlop, General Manager, EMEA at Progress. “We look forward to working with them and the Exertis partner ecosystem to grow market share for Progress’ portfolio of NDR and network observability solutions.”

About Exertis

Exertis is the leading technology distributor of consumer, business and enterprise products from pioneering technology brands, playing an integral role in supplying the world with cutting-edge tech. Over forty years Exertis has distributed the technology that transforms societies and facilitated the world’s transition to digital. These days Exertis distributes everything from AV solutions to AI-powered smart-tech. Exertis is powered by the mantra ‘our people, our customers, our business’. In 2020 it won ‘Best Company to Work For’ at the CRN Sales & Marketing Awards. In the year to March 2022, Exertis had a turnover of £4.644 billion. Exertis, a wholly owned subsidiary of parent company DCC PLC, a FTSE 100 company, represents more than 700 brands in the UK alone and continues to grow. As technology evolves, so does Exertis.

About Progress  

Dedicated to propelling business forward in a technology-driven world, Progress (Nasdaq: PRGS) helps businesses drive faster cycles of innovation, fuel momentum and accelerate their path to success. As the trusted provider of the best products to develop, deploy and manage high-impact applications, Progress enables customers to build the applications and experiences they need, deploy where and how they want and manage it all safely and securely. Hundreds of thousands of enterprises, including 1,700 software companies and 3.5 million developers, depend on Progress to achieve their goals—with confidence. Learn more at

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