BackBox and HAT Distribution to Bring Security-Centric Automation for Network Teams to Australia and New Zealand

DALLAS, TX – March 13, 2024BackBox, a leader in security-centric automation for network teams, and  Australian technology distributor HAT Distribution announce the launch of a new partnership to distribute the BackBox platform to enterprises and managed service providers across Australia and New Zealand. This will be the first network and security device automation product in the HAT Distribution portfolio.

“We are thrilled to partner with HAT Distribution, a strategic ally with an impressive track record in the ANZ region,” said Andrew Kahl, CEO of BackBox. “HAT has established relationships with partners across Australia and New Zealand, and we look forward to leveraging these relationships to solidify BackBox’s position in the local market.”

“We’re thrilled to partner with BackBox, easily one of the best network automation tools on the market, which saves network and security ops teams hundreds of working hours on manual tasks,” said Josh Gammer, General Manager of HAT Distribution.

“Additionally, BackBox is a natural extension of our product suite – it seamlessly integrates with Paessler PRTG, another key product in our portfolio, complementing our commitment to offering value-added integrated solutions with enhanced capabilities to our partners and their clients,” Gammer added.

Enterprises and managed service providers in ANZ can visit  to learn more about how BackBox can elevate your network automation capabilities.

About BackBox
BackBox powers The BackBox Automation Platform for Network Teams, which supports network and security device automation of over 180 vendors, with thousands of security-centric pre-built automations and a scripting-free way to build new ones. Enterprises and managed service providers worldwide trust BackBox to automate and audit anything an admin could do manually, with reliable automations that are flexible, scalable, and contextually aware. From backups and OS updates to configuration compliance and vulnerability management, BackBox gives administrators the confidence that automations will deliver the expected outcome every time. To learn more, visit

About HAT Distribution
HAT Distribution is a value-added technology distributor in Australia committed to bridging the gap between vendors and channel partners across the ANZ region. Founded with the principles of simplicity, expertise and value-add solution selling, HAT’s services are underpinned by continuous improvement, creative solutions and the innovative use of business systems and technology – all geared towards delivering real commercial success for customers.

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