ITHealth retains Sophos ‘Healthcare Partner of the Year UKI’ title for fifth year running

May 26, 2021

ITHealth retains Sophos ‘Healthcare Partner of the Year UKI’ title for fifth year running

ITHealth is delighted to announce that it has been awarded the Sophos ‘Healthcare Partner of the Year’ award for the UK and Ireland region yet again, marking five consecutive years of retaining such an accolade. As a 2021 award winner, ITHealth has been recognised for its outstanding performance and commitment to securing NHS organisations with Sophos’ next-generation cybersecurity solutions and services.

“The shift to remote working has expanded organisations’ attack surfaces, and cybercriminals are stopping at nothing to penetrate these increasingly virtual networks. Armed with Sophos’ industry-best cybersecurity solutions and services, ITHealth is securing organisations against these advanced threats,” said Kendra Krause, Sophos Senior Vice President of Global Channels and Sales Operations. “Sophos is proud to support and recognise this year’s winners that are leading the industry in delivering business-critical cybersecurity solutions, and we look forward to their continued success.”

ITHealth’s Managing Director, Brett Draper, said, “Receiving this award for a fifth-year is testimony to our ongoing strength of partnership with Sophos and commitment to securing our NHS customers. The ITHealth team work incredibly hard and have built up extensive knowledge of Sophos technologies ensuring that these are delivered successfully to our NHS customers – I’m delighted that their efforts and expertise continue to be recognised.”

ITHealth has been uniquely focused on helping NHS organisations achieve security excellence for almost 30 years and has a long-standing partnership with Sophos, accredited to the highest level of Platinum partner status.

Craig Smith, Professional Services Delivery Manager at ITHealth said, “The award clearly demonstrates the strong relationship between our team and Sophos. I’m extremely proud of our superb team of security specialists who continue to help NHS customers navigate the complex challenges of staying secure and compliant in the best ways possible. We look forward to working with our customers in the year ahead helping them to understand how Sophos products will continue to play a vital role in their NHS cyber defence strategies.”


About ITHealth
ITHealth provides NHS organisations with proven and trusted cyber security and access management solutions. Whether it’s enabling fast, reliable, and secure access for NHS mobile workers, or finding effective ways to reduce threats while improving productivity and clinical workflows, ITHealth’s cost-effective solutions and services mean NHS systems and data are always secure, easy to access, and simple to manage.

About Sophos
As a worldwide leader in next-generation cybersecurity, Sophos protects more than 400,000 organizations of all sizes in more than 150 countries from today’s most advanced cyber threats. Powered by SophosLabs – a global threat intelligence and data science team – Sophos’ cloud-native and AI-powered solutions secure endpoints (laptops, servers and mobile devices) and networks against evolving cyberattack techniques, including ransomware, malware, exploits, data exfiltration, active-adversary breaches, phishing, and more. Sophos Central, a cloud-native management platform, integrates Sophos’ entire portfolio of next-generation products, including the Intercept X endpoint solution and the XG next-generation firewall, into a single “synchronized security” system accessible through a set of APIs. Sophos has been driving a transition to next-generation cybersecurity, leveraging advanced capabilities in cloud, machine learning, APIs, automation, managed threat response, and more, to deliver enterprise-grade protection to any size organization. Sophos sells its products and services exclusively through a global channel of more than 53,000 partners and managed service providers (MSPs). Sophos also makes its innovative commercial technologies available to consumers via Sophos Home. The company is headquartered in Oxford, U.K. More information is available at

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