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New resellers in Australia and Germany

Your IT Business Consultants are the newest of our seven resellers.

Your IT Business Consultants Pty Ltd will provide Syspeace licenses in Australia.

See all of our resellers, or read about becoming a reseller yourself.

Syspeace, SHA-2 certificates and Windows Server 2003

Recently, the SSL certificate used for syspeace.com, the Syspeace Licenses site as well as backend Syspeace services was reissued with a signature using the SHA-2 hash algorithm.

The SHA-2 hash algorithm replaces the earlier, deprecated SHA-1 and moving forward is recommended by the CA Security Council.

However, some users on Windows Server 2003 have seen issues using the new certificates, due to Windows Server 2003 as shipped not being able to work with SHA-2 certificates. For this reason, we are reissuing our SSL certificate, now again using the SHA-1 hash algorithm.

We intend to once again move to SHA-2 when it is feasible to do so.

New reseller: RECiPHER Group Australia

Syspeace welcomes its newest reseller: RECiPHER Group Australia.

RECiPHER Group caters to Australia and New Zealand with regional presence and pricing. RECiPHER Group is the first Syspeace reseller in the southern hemisphere.

RECiPHER Group joins four existing Syspeace resellers. For more information about Syspeace resellers and becoming a Syspeace reseller, see the Syspeace Reseller site.

Syspeace 2.5.0 released

Syspeace 2.5.0 introduces the new Detector Provider API for developing “detectors” that plug into Syspeace and can listen for login attempts in additional places. For more information, see the Syspeace Detector SDK.

Alongside Syspeace 2.5.0, the Syspeace reseller model has been improved for both customers and resellers.

Syspeace 2.5.0 also includes new functionality to export and import settings to cut down on configuration time and the ability to put Syspeace in a “dry run” mode by temporarily disabling blocking (useful for diagnostics or what-if scenarios).

Syspeace introduces improved reseller model

With the new reseller model, customers are free to buy licenses from the reseller of their choice, or directly from Syspeace. Customers no longer have to pick a reseller at the time of registration and are free to choose a reseller in their own time. Customers can also buy licenses from different resellers at any time or even have licenses from different resellers active simultaneously.

Resellers are also better served. Every reseller gets access to a discounted version of the same price ladder that provides progressively improving rates with volume for every Syspeace customer. New resellers can enroll directly with Syspeace and do not have to partner with a distribution agent.

For the first time, companies that manage or provide IT services to their clients can follow the same model and get the same benefits as resellers.
They may maintain separate client accounts and still get both the reseller rates and the progressively lower rates Syspeace has always offered.

The new reseller model goes into effect immediately. Existing reseller customers can continue using their licenses and may now also buy licenses from any reseller or directly from Syspeace. Customers do not have to update to the latest version of Syspeace.

We welcome our first new resellers, Italian reseller Web4People and UK reseller Hippo IT Management. They are joined by existing resellers JufCorp (serving the Swedish market) and TSYN (serving the Middle Eastern markets). For more information, see the Syspeace Reseller site. More new resellers will be introduced in the coming weeks.

Documents describing how to become a reseller are available on the Syspeace Reseller site.