BD Software Distribution: Defenders of the Digital World

  Zakir Hussain Rangwala,    CEODigitization has seen phenomenal growth in recent times and data is an essential part of digitization. With digitization comes cybercrime and the menace has now reached a crescendo. Cybercriminals are devising new ways to obtain unauthorized access to databases, targeting both money and data. Working on data without adequate security is fraught with risk. Robust security solutions are the need of the hour. BD Software, a distributor of cybersecurity products, offers a basket of security solutions to effectively counter the threat posed by cybercriminals.

Established in 2016, and headquartered in Navi Mumbai, BD Software Distribution Pvt. Ltd. (BD Software) is an eminent distributor of IT security solutions. The company is the Indian partner for Bitdefender Solutions, a reputed Romanian company offering cybersecurity solutions. Zakir Hussain Rangwala is the CEO and key personnel of the company. BD Software has its offices in Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, and Kolkata. The principal focus of the company is on small and midsized businesses (SMBs). SMBs, generally, do not have the financial strength to hire a full IT team and need the support of specialized agencies for support.

A Basket of Solutions
BD Software solutions focus on endpoint detection and response, Data Loss Prevention (DLP), risk management, activity monitoring, mobile management, data privacy protection, web application firewalls, web filtering, security awareness training, security operations, managed detection and response, business mailing solutions, OCR, human resource management and smart tally pro issues. Abbyy, ACQUILA I, Bitdefender Home, Bitdefender Business, Beehive, Data Resolve, Endpoint Protector, IPM Plus, KnowBe4, Peregrine, Proget MDM, SafeDNS, Saafetica, SmartTally, SuperMails, Zecurion, MsbDoc, and NETGEAR are the products of the company. They are designed to secure databases against various cyberthreats. The company provides comprehensive pre/post-sales support to its users.

Bitdefender products are the flagship products of the company. They are available worldwide and used by millions of users. Bitdefender products protect against external threats and are mainly used in finance, banking, and investment sectors. DLP offers protection against internal threats. Beehive solutions offer protection to HRMS data. BD Software solutions are largely interrelated. Clients, big and small require some or all of the solutions. Regular updates and modifications ensure quality and keep them ahead of other products in their class.
The pandemic adversely affected BD Software's business but the company successfully maneuvered through the problems and established itself as a successful company. The company witnessed a year-on-year growth of nearly 60 percent even during the pandemic. In India, nearly a million people are associated with the company in different capacities and there are more than 9,00,000 users of BD Soft's products. Satisfied customers are the major source of advertisement for the company.

Team BDSoft has about 60 personnel. The core team is specialized in data security and antiviral endpoint security solutions and has a rich experience of more than two decades. The staff is trained in different roles and, in turn, passes on the knowledge to the users and partners. BD Software has an inhouse technical team that oversees the sales and support services.

The company's mission is to build a safety net for India's digital world by providing state-of-the-art cybersecurity solutions. Its vision is to create a network of affordable IT security solutions across the country

Awards Galore
BD Software has won several awards for excellence. League Of Elite Entrepreneurs award 2021 by Business View, Innovative Products Special Award of The Year 2020 by NCN, Cyber Security Specialists award, SME Channels Super Hero Award 2021, Emerging VAD Of the Year award 2020, Emerging Company award by the Indian Achiever's Forum -2020 ­ 21, 10 Most Promising IT Security Distributor award by CIO Review India ­ 2021, Value Added Distributor award, and SME Channels Super Hero Award 2021, Iconic brand of the year 2022 by Prime Insights, The best company recognition Award 2022 by The CEO Story, 10 Cybersecurity companies building a Secure India 2022 Award by The Global Hues are a few of the recognitions won by the company.

BD Software works with major technology companies such as SuperMails, Zecurion, DataResolve, Safetica, Prophaze, ABBYY, Peregrine, KnowBe4, and others.BD Software has partnered with Prophaze Technologies as its national distributor in India. This partnership is likely to have a significant impact on the revenues of BD Software.

BD Software has high regard for society which has helped it grow. The company has, as part of its CSR activities, pledged to care for orphans and children affected by the pandemic.

The company's mission is to build a safety net for India's digital world by providing state-of-the-art cybersecurity solutions. Its vision is to create a network of affordable IT security solutions across the country. With its motto 'Your problem is our business', BD Software plans to provide the right answers to cybersecurity problems.
BD Software plans to expand its business to about 120 tier-II cities in India in the next few years. Simultaneously it plans to commence operations in neighboring countries such as Nepal, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, Singapore, and Malaysia. The company plans to strengthen its manpower and increase the headcount to about 100 in the next few months. BD Software has established it self as a leading player in the cyber security domain. The company looks forward to a bright future in India and international markets.