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News Release

COMPUTERLINKS adds Guidance Software to its cyber security portfolio
Released: 7th August 2013
Publisher: Goode Communications

Newmarket, 1st August 2013: COMPUTERLINKS UK, the next generation global distributor of IT security and Internet technology solutions, today announced an agreement in the UK and Germany with Guidance Software, the World Leader in Digital Investigations™. The agreement complements COMPUTERLINKS’ core IT security and new technology portfolios and provides its channel partners with a single source of supply and technical support to address the demand for enterprise security, e-discovery and digital investigation solutions.

“Guidance Software has a notable reputation in the marketplace for delivering powerful, industry-standard solutions,” said David Ellis, director of new technology and services at COMPUTERLINKS. “Because its cyber security products integrate readily with those of other security vendors in our portfolio, we can deliver more powerful and complete solutions to our customers.”

“Guidance Software chose COMPUTERLINKS because of its solid reputation and distinguished track record as a leading distributor specialising in IT security in the major markets we are addressing. They regularly do business with a comprehensive list of regional security VARs that work closely with COMPUTERLINKS for various other complementary product lines,” said Vince Schiavo, Vice President of Worldwide Sales for Guidance Software, Inc. “By working with COMPUTERLINKS, we will identify, recruit, train and sell with these proven VARs in all of the geographic areas and markets that they address.”

COMPUTERLINKS will sell the full suite of EnCase® enterprise solutions from Guidance Software within the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom and Germany.

COMPUTERLINKS is the next generation distributor of IT security, network performance and Internet technology, providing UK and Irish channel partners with reliable, supported solutions from world-leading hardware and software manufacturers and service providers. COMPUTERLINKS concentrates on dynamic technologies such as cloud computing, virtualisation, and the growing area of IP Physical Security. It provides a comprehensive and complementary product portfolio, backed by an extensive range of knowledge-based professional and managed services, to ensure its channel partners deliver the right solutions to their customers. COMPUTERLINKS is 100 per cent committed to the two-tier channel and delivers profitable growth to its partners and competitive advantage to their customers by providing a full-service package of technical, sales and marketing support, practical training and efficient logistics. The company currently has over 660 employees operating across 25 countries worldwide. For more information, visit

About Guidance Software, Inc.
Guidance Software is recognised as the industry leader in digital investigation and computer forensics solutions. Its EnCase® Enterprise platform is used by numerous government agencies and more than 65 percent of the Fortune 100. Built on the EnCase Enterprise platform, Guidance Software has developed EnCase® eDiscovery and EnCase® Cybersecurity software solutions, which enable organisations to respond to litigation discovery requests, proactively perform data discovery for compliance or data loss prevention purposes, and conduct speedy and thorough automated security incident response. Based in Pasadena, California, Guidance Software is a public company traded on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol GUID. Guidance Software has been designated a leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for e-discovery for multiple years in a row. For more information about Guidance Software, visit

EnCase®, EnScript®, FastBloc®, EnCE®, EnCEP®, Guidance Software™ and Tableau™ are registered trademarks or trademarks owned by Guidance Software in the United States and other jurisdictions and may not be used without prior written permission. All other trademarks and copyrights referenced in this press release are the property of their respective owners.

For further information about this news please contact:
Joanne Smith
Goode Communications
+44 (0) 1491 873 323

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