Established in 1997, ATHENA Global Services is an independent French company specializing in the distribution of security software and IT administration utilities.

Through a large distribution network of VARs, local retailers, corporate resellers and the most successful and experienced retail software distributors, ATHENA Global Services helps private individuals and corporate enterprises to choose the right software and hardware solutions to protect and manage their entire computing environments – both systems and data:

  • Antivirus, Anti-Malware,  Firewall
  • IDS
  • Encryption
  • Strong authentification
  • Backup & PRA
  • Data protection
  • DLP, Network Filtering & BYOD protection
  • Mobile Device Management
  • Email & web filtration
  • Migration and network management.
  • Web audit
  • Cloud services
  • MSP solutions

In addition to a specialization in IT security solutions, ATHENA Global Services offers expertise in a wide range of utility software solutions which protect and optimize installed bases. Through this expertise, ATHENA Global Services has close relationships with software publishers around the world to offer its customers the precise solution to their computing challenges. 

The group Athena Global Services is covering the 22 countries of French speaking Africa with its subsidiary Africa Global Services.

Athena Global Services group own the subsidiary Auxiliance doing all the activities of support, helpdesk, training, certification, and assistance. We are doing these activities for Athena distributed editors, companies and independent software editors or hardware vendors.

Why choosing us?

Athena Global Services is first and foremost a result-oriented sales and distribution organization with contacts and strong relationships with distribution, resellers, retailers, VARs, system integrators and large accounts.

Athena Global Services is a value added distributor focused on few brands. Not only will Athena Global Services set up strong presence, we will distribute through the right channels and help create pull. Athena Global Services with 30 employees offers to partners companies the opportunity to have a strong French local sales and marketing with no upfront investment. Athena Global Services´s comprehensive approach to the French marketplace, marketing and operations provides a solid platform upon which foreign vendors can build international business.

Service’s provided

• Distribution
• Reseller’s online sales through our extranet portal
• Marketing Market entry
• Feasibility Cost assessment
• Market research and analysis Tactical market planning localization
• Marketing and promotion
• Channel Marketing
• Strategic partnerships
• E-Communication
• Mailing & PR (Press relation)
• Pre sales Support
• Hotline & support
• Exhibition and event management
• Dedicated web site creation & social media marketing

Operations & facilities

• Administration
• Wharehouse
• ESD (Electronic Software Distribution)
• Administrative Sales reporting
• Translation
• Invoicing management

Marketing, sales and operations...

• Sales team with IT skills covering all French channels
• Limited number of products
• No competitive products in our range
• Large updated Resellers contact databases
• Very large corporate end-users database
• Marketing team
• Advanced in house CRM
• PR & SMM
• Call center
• Order management
• Quick shipment facilities
• Logistic & wharehousing
• Sales Reporting Tool
• Virtual offices for our partners
• Advanced Reseller’s Extranet portal
• Highly skilled support and technical team


Testimonies

 

PowerQuest is very pleased with Thierry Cossavella’s work as a representative and as a distributor. Their expertise allowed us to penetrate the French market faster and at less expense than it would normally have been possible. (...) Our choice of Athena as our partner is the basis of our success in this country.
PowerQuest

Richard Wiltbank

European Regional Director for PowerQuest

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