Press Release

e-Lock Corporation and HeiTech Managed Services Announce Strategic Partnership to Deliver File Integrity Solution to Enterprises in Malaysia

HeiTech Managed Services to offer e-Lock’s WebAlarm file integrity monitoring software solution through its cloud-based and data center services

Kuala Lumpur, 12 June, 2014 – e-Lock Corporation Sdn. Bhd., a leading enterprise security solutions provider in Malaysia today announced a strategic partnership with HeiTech Managed Services Sdn. Bhd. (HMS), a wholly-owned subsidiary of HeiTech Padu Berhad to address enterprise customers’ concerns regarding data integrity in cloud computing and self-hosted environments. Based on the partnership, HMS now offers e-Lock Corporation’s WebAlarm real-time file integrity monitoring software solution as part of its AwanHeiTech cloud computing services, web hosting and data center service packages that are marketed to enterprises throughout Malaysia.

Companies’ data and file integrity needs to be monitored continuously and diligently because inaccurate, corrupted, missing and/or tampered data would jeopardize business reputation. These situations could also contribute to loss of customers’ trust, financial losses and potentially loss of business opportunities. Therefore, organizations doing business on the Internet have a need to implement a trusted solution to protect their electronic data.

Dr. Ken Leong, Founder and CEO of e-Lock Corporation said, “e-Lock is proud to have established this business relationship with HeiTech Managed Services (HMS), a reputable player in the cloud computing services and data center industry. Developed in Malaysia, WebAlarm data integrity software is capable of providing real-time and continuous protection whether on the cloud or in self-hosted environments. The partnership with HMS is significant to help accelerate market adoption of our WebAlarm among enterprises including government-linked companies in Malaysia. We are thankful to HMS for the trust they’ve given us.”

Abdul Halim Md. Lassim, CEO of HeiTech Managed Services said, “It is a truly exciting step forward for us to be working with e-Lock as we add an important area of expertise to our portfolio. With the growing importance of data integrity, our ability to offer comprehensive solutions for our enterprise customers depends on having this expertise to complement our existing services which comprise of AwanHeiTech cloud computing services, web hosting and data center services.”

One of e-Lock’s flagship security products, WebAlarm real-time file integrity monitoring is a security solution that has a successful track record through implementations by enterprises in Malaysia, Japan, Taiwan and China. WebAlarm functions to continuously monitor and protect files and folders to detect any unauthorized change. It delivers unparallel total cost of ownership which enables companies to meet both their budget and compliance needs without requiring special hardware or skill sets. WebAlarm scans each file at bit level to check for its existence, integrity and access permissions. Other key features of WebAlarm are: Policy Violation Alerts; Automatic Recovery; Audit & Evidence Preservation; and, Secured Change Control & Automated Update Management.

About e-Lock Corporation Sdn Bhd

Established in 1996, e-Lock Corporation Sdn. Bhd. is a premier IT security company in Malaysia that provides solutions for protection against Identity theft, advanced cyber attacks, threats to file and data integrity. E-Lock’s main products lines are the award winning TheGRID which is a two-factor authentication and WebAlarm a file integrity monitoring software products. TheGRID helps users deter identity thefts using a state of the art two-factor authentication mechanism available for desktop computers and mobile devices. Meanwhile, WebAlarm delivers advanced real-time and continuous file integrity monitoring at bit level to protect files from unauthorized changes and automatic recovery of files. These award-winning software products, TheGRID and WebAlarm, as well as other cost-effective security solutions from e-Lock Corporation have been implemented at over 500 organizations across various industries in Malaysia, Japan, China and Taiwan. In addition to these solutions e-Lock also provides information security consulting services for organizations of any size.

e-Lock Corporation is a privately-held company and with institutional investments from Permodalan Nasional Berhad (PNB) Group, Malaysia’s leading investment institution and UMW Holdings Berhad, Malaysia’s leading industrial enterprise with diverse and global interests in the automotive, equipment, manufacturing and engineering, and oil and gas industries. Headquartered in Kuala Lumpur, e-Lock Corporation has an office in Tokyo, Japan.

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About HeiTech Managed Services

HeiTech Managed Services Sdn. Bhd. (HMS), a wholly-owned subsidiary of HeiTech Padu Berhad aspires to become a premier global ICT Infrastructure solutions provider by providing world-class managed services. HMS draws its strength from its innovative and integrated ICT infrastructure solutions that are based on proven and reliable technology that is cost-effective, customer-driven and empowered by global best practices. HMS offerings include Data Center Services, Network Services and Cloud Computing Services.

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For e-Lock Corporation:
Kam Hashim
Hashim Communications
Email: kam[at]kamhashim[dot]com

For HeiTech Managed Services:
Norreha Mansor
Head of Business Development
Email : noramansor[at]heitech[dot]com[dot]my