Insight announced as TKR’s first reseller focusing on SME and Public Sector clients

The Key Revolution (TKR), developers of the portable office and secure virtual network solution, Mobiu, have today announced a reseller partnership with Insight Direct (UK) Ltd that will allow distribution of Mobiu into the heart of the UK market. Insight will be selling one-year Mobiu subscription licenses direct to their business customers.

Insight’s customer base is aligned with TKR’s continued horizontal targeting of professional SMEs, with a core market focusing on SMEs with up to 250 employees; with additional sales to prosumers and local government also possible. The deal is now live with Peak as the partner distributor.

Paul Bolt, Marketing & Partner Management Director at Insight comments, “Many of our customers have been asking us for a technology solution that will allow mobile working, without compromising security and that will be easy to use at a reasonable price. In Mobiu, we feel we have selected a best-of-breed product with a sophisticated level of security but at an affordable price, which is critical when spend analysis is as crucial as it is today”.

Adrian Burholt, CEO of The Key Revolution comments, “Insight has enormous reach into the small business market which makes them a natural partner for us. We’re looking forward to working directly with them to help drive demand for the Mobiu product.”

The Mobiu secure virtual network solution offers mobile computing to small/medium businesses and consumers. Mobiu is an advanced USB based device with a SIM card that plugs into a computer and enables the user to automatically store and back up the latest versions of all documents in designated file locations. Mobiu can then securely unlock, access and use all files, data and applications safely, securely, and privately, from any online PC running Windows XP or Vista, in any location. Services included with Mobiu are:

· Plug and play ability
· SIMAssured chip and pin access system
· Web-browsing without leaving a ‘footprint’
· File and folder back-up across multiple PCs direct to MobiVault secure server hosted by NTT Europe Online and powered by Sun Microsystems
· Shared MobiRoom private workspaces that can be set up simply and easily where colleagues and friends can be invited to join and share information
· Remote ‘kill’ feature to disable the Mobiu if the owner reports it as lost/stolen

Mobiu provides 5 gigabytes of file storage and is fully compatible with Windows XP and Vista operating systems. Mobiu uses patented technology in its SIMAssured Technology Platform to provide a secure central gateway.

Pricing: SRP £150 including VAT

The Key Revolution was created by a team of ex-Vodafone employees to license and commercialise technology patented by Vodafone. This technology enables Internet users to securely authenticate themselves and encrypt their data using the SIM (Subscriber Identity Module) - familiar to billions of mobile phone users worldwide. The Key Revolution was licensed to use the technology in September 2007 in return for an early equity stake. The first product from The Key Revolution based on its SIMAssured™ technology platform is Mobiu, a portable office solution which uses a unique SIM enabled solution to access files and applications securely from any online PC running Windows XP or Vista.

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Insight Direct (UK) Ltd., based in Sheffield, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Insight Enterprises, Inc. (“Insight”). Insight is a leading provider of brand-name information technology ("IT") hardware, software and services to large enterprises, small- to medium-sized businesses and public sector institutions in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia-Pacific. The Company has more than 5,300 teammates worldwide and generated sales of $4.8 billion for its most recent fiscal year, which ended December 31, 2007. Insight is ranked number 477 on Fortune magazine's 2008 "Fortune 500" list.

Source: Clarke Mulder Purdie