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Westcon-Comstor Signs North American Distribution Agreement with Imperva

REDWOOD SHORES, Calif., March 15, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Imperva, Inc., (NYSE:IMPV), committed to protecting business-critical data and applications in the cloud and on-premises, today announced a new, North American distribution agreement with Westcon-Comstor (Westcon), a leading value-added global distributor of security, unified communications, network infrastructure and data center solutions. As Imperva looks to scale sales and enablement capabilities through better utilization of the channel, this agreement strengthens its channel strategy and opens the door for close collaboration with Westcon.

“Our work with Westcon, as primary distribution partner in North America, offers our partners the high level of service they need to sell the complete Imperva product portfolio, while also helping customers protect their most valuable assets — their data and applications,” said Karl Soderlund, Vice President, Worldwide Channel and Alliances at Imperva. “The agreement also enables our partners to leverage the technical and market expertise of Westcon to grow and drive new sources of revenue. We are very excited to name them as our strategic distributor.”

“IT buyers are placing immense value on security products, which in turn, has helped to fuel a strong growth trajectory for companies like Imperva over the past few years,” said Andrew Warren, Vice President of Westcon Security Solutions. “The solid channel commitment from Imperva, coupled with what we believe is a growing addressable security market, gives way to a tremendous opportunity for us to better serve the Imperva partners that comprise a key segment of our customer base.”

Forward Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements about growing the business with channel partners and the size of the market opportunity for cyber security products. These forward-looking statements are subject to material risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ substantially from expectations. Investors should consider important risk factors, which include: the risk that demand for the company’s cyber security solutions may not increase or may decrease, including as a result of global macroeconomic conditions and other economic conditions that may reduce enterprise software or security spending generally; the risk that the markets that Imperva addresses may not grow as anticipated; the risk that competitors may be perceived by customers to offer greater value or to be better positioned to help handle cyber security threats and protect their businesses from major risk; the risk that existing customers may focus their additional cyber security spending on other technologies or addressing other risks; the risk that the company’s growth may be lower than anticipated; and other risks detailed under the caption "Risk Factors" in the company’s Form 10-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, or the SEC, on February 26, 2016 and the company's other SEC filings. You can obtain copies of the company's SEC filings on the SEC's website at www.sec.gov. Any forward-looking statement made by the company speaks only as of the date on which it is made. The company is under no obligation to, and expressly disclaims any obligation to, update or alter its forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, subsequent events or otherwise.

About Imperva

Imperva® (NYSE:IMPV) is a leading provider of cyber security solutions that protect business-critical data and applications. The company’s SecureSphere, Incapsula and Skyfence product lines enable organizations to discover assets and risks, protect information wherever it lives – in the cloud and on-premises – and comply with regulations. The Imperva Application Defense Center, a research team comprised of some of the world’s leading experts in data and application security, continually enhances Imperva products with up-to-the-minute threat intelligence, and publishes reports that provide insight and guidance on the latest threats and how to mitigate them. Imperva is headquartered in Redwood Shores, California. Learn more: www.imperva.com, our blog, on Twitter.

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Source:Imperva Inc.