Fortress Announces Partnership with Rune

posted Nov 16, 2011, 3:28 AM by Unknown user   [ updated Nov 16, 2011, 3:29 AM ]

SINGAPORE, Nov. 15, 2011 - Rune, an information security firm committed to empowering the defense of privacy, today announced its partnership with Fortress Pte Ltd, a leading distributor of information technology security products in the Asia Pacific region.  Under the terms of the partnership, Fortress will distribute Rune products through its resellers and channel partners in the Asia Pacific region.  

Lance Gaines, Rune's President and CTO, said, "We're excited to be working with Charles, Daniel, and the entire team at Fortress.  Their niche strategy aligns perfectly with Rune's product offerings.  Their expertise in the information security space gives their resellers, and end users confidence in deploying tools that empower users and organizations to maintain their privacy, by protecting their critical digital assets."

"Fortress' mission statement is to deliver niche products into the Asian regions.  We see Rune as a niche tier one security partner to deliver into Government and Financial verticals. This agreement accentuates our commitment to deliver market leading innovative and secure IT data communications solutions that can scale for various size businesses," said Mr. Charles Fong, CEO of Fortress.

About Rune

Rune Information Security Corporation Pte Ltd, based out of Singapore, was founded by a group of like-minded individuals that believe in empowering the defense of privacy.  Rune is committed to becoming a leader in the information security marketplace by delivering best-of-breed products and solutions to address the ever-increasing demand for security, both locally and in the cloud.  Rune continues to invest in and contribute to open source projects, delivering toolkits that information security professionals can easily use to integrate standards-based encryption and Vernam encryption into many applications.  Rune delivers appliances and software that make managing and using symmetric encryption systems practical. For more information regarding Rune, please visit

About Fortress

Fortress Pte Ltd has been established to give our selected channels and resellers the best of breed products, technical and marketing support that allow them to provide the latest technology leading IT data security solutions for their customers. Fortress business is built upon an intimate and superior understanding of a true DISTRIBUTION MODEL to channels and resellers. We do not sell direct. We work with reputable vendors that operate in this emerging market, as well as the diverse data security needs of customers ranging from large enterprises through to very small businesses. For more information regarding Fortress Pte Ltd, please visit