New director for managed services provider

Akonix, a provider of business products for secure, managed and integrated multi-network enterprise instant messaging has...

Akonix, a provider of business products for secure, managed and integrated multi-network enterprise instant messaging has appointed Bill Harmer as managing director for UK and Europe, Middle East and Africa.

Harmer will be responsible for leading Akonix’s EMEA operations to provide enterprises with access to a comprehensive, best-of-breed instant messaging (IM) management product.

At the vanguard of the offerings is the Akonix L7 Enterprise service with which  Akonix provides global corporations with IM security capabilities, protecting against IM viruses, malware and spam over IM. 

Akonix L7 Enterprise offers auditing and logging capabilities for compliance with industry and government regulations, enforcing internal controls for legal, confidential and corporate standards across both public and enterprise IM networks.

Harmer said, “As enterprise-wide instant messaging use continues to spread worldwide, Akonix is in a prime position to meet organisations’ needs for a secure, scalable solution to manage IM use.”

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