EMT Distribution has concluded a training programme on vulnerability intelligence and security. The training session was held in association with Secunia recently at the Microsoft Technology Centre in the Microsoft Office in Dubai Media City, UAE.
The distributor offers vulnerability management solutions from Secunia in the Middle East region. According to Microsoft, Secunia is its most trusted third-party patch management software that it recommends to its customers and channel partners. In addition, Secunia integrates making it easy for customers to deploy the product in their network without any hassles, said the company.
The one-day training session covered product demos, installation processes, sample network scanning, patch deployment scenarios and common troubleshooting. Secunia and EMT Distribution are also developing a certification programme to ensure that trained partners are able to consolidate and further develop their skillsets in the field of vulnerability detection and patch management. Post event, the distirbutor will ensure that trained personnel in the channel are able to meet customers and develop their interest in the product.
Nandini Sapru, Sales Director, EMT Distribution, said, “The event was meant for partners, resellers and value-added resellers, who are interested in getting more in-depth knowledge about Secunia and its offerings. The training event brought together partners from all over the Middle East and focused on hands-on product demos to ensure that the channel is effectively trained to match and exceed customer requirements, when it comes to vulnerability intelligence and security.”
According to Sapru, many enterprise level clients are looking to procure vulnerability management and patch deployment products in the near future. “We are seeing much interest that has been generated in the past six months through web download, response to surveys and feedback from independent third party market researchers. To meet this demand we are equipping the channel with sufficient training,” he added further.
EMT is the exclusive distributor for Secunia in Middle East including countries like KSA, UAE, Oman, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain, Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt, Afghanistan, Iraq, Pakistan, and Yemen.