Armor Adds Peters for Cloud Security Expertise

PRESS RELEASE — RICHARDSON, Texas and TORONTO – July 11, 2016 – Following the launch of its new Global Partner Program, Armor is expanding its roster of market-leading channel partners. The company is aligning with Peters & Associates, a full-service IT consulting, managed IT services and integrated IT solutions provider, to offer both expertise and cloud security solutions. The new partnership will be showcased at the Microsoft World Partner Conference, July 10-14.

“Our customer base is looking for answers to solve complex data security challenges,” said Andrew Peters, co-president, Peters & Associates. “Armor dramatically improves our value proposition to address data security, risk management and compliance issues. We have based our business on providing market-leading solutions to help customers meet their business needs across the IT spectrum, and this relationship significantly bolsters our cause.”

Based in Chicago, Peters & Associates was established more than three-decades ago. The full service IT consulting firm works with organizations across business, education, finance, manufacturing and healthcare.{ad}

“We are proud to partner with a forward-thinking, first-mover like Peters & Associates,” said Chris Drake, founder and CEO, Armor. “The fact their leadership team places such a strong emphasis on data security demonstrates a vision for the needs of today’s organizations that will drive market share. Everyone at Armor looks forward to a mutually beneficial relationship as we work with our partners to keep sensitive data safe. Organizations like Peters & Associates are few and far between.”

Experts from Armor and Peters & Associates will be on hand at the Microsoft World Partners Conference to share the latest on cloud security and managed IT services. Follow the action via Twitter: @ArmorWPC16.

Armor is also sponsoring the International Association of Microsoft Channel Partners (IAMCP) Executive Roundtable series. Topics include:

  • Brad Smith, president and chief legal counsel, Microsoft: Monday, July 11. 1-2 p.m. ET
  • Mary Jo Foley, industry watcher, author and “All About Microsoft” blogger: Monday, July 11. 2:30-3:30 p.m. ET
  • Partner Security Roundtable: featuring experts from Armor, Peters & Associations and Access Smart LLC: Monday, July 11, 4-5 p.m. ET
  • Gavriella Schuster, general manager WW Partner Programs, Microsoft: Tuesday, July 12. 2:30-3:30 p.m. ET
  • Paul O’Connell, director, Microsoft Partner Services Support and Danel Jung: Tuesday July 12 4-5 p.m. ET
  • Aziz Benmalek, worldwide hosting & cloud services, Microsoft: Wednesday, July 13 4-5 p.m. ET

About Peters & Associates
Peters & Associates is a Chicago-based leader in providing design, integration, and support of robust end-to-end Microsoft infrastructure and collaboration and data analytics solutions. The company has been in business for over three decades and has a long standing relationship with Microsoft and other complementary partners.

About Armor
The leader in active cyber defense, Armor offers customer-centric security outcomes for retail and eCommerce enterprises, healthcare organizations, payment leaders and financial institutions. Armor protects highly sensitive data for the most security-conscious companies in the world. With its proven cybersecurity approach and proprietary cloud infrastructure built specifically for security, compliance and performance, responsible businesses choose Armor to reduce their risk. For more information, visit or call 1-844-682-2858.

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