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Paramount wins McAfee accolade

Paramount, the leading regional provider of products and services for securing the Information Assets of Enterprises in the Middle East, has received the ‘Trailblazer’ award by McAfee for its role in adding significant value to Mcafee’s Data Protection solutions and driving sales and growth of the products in this region. The award is presented to partners that are ahead of the curve in implementing strategies and go beyond the conventional go-to-market routes resulting in sustainable growth and profitability.

Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Daan Hakkert, Director Channel EMEA for McAfee said, “McAfee would like to thank Paramount for its innovative approach and significant contribution in marketing and driving growth for McAfee Data Protection solutions. McAfee partnered with Paramount in 2008 and they are one of the few partners who are certified for our Data Protection product suite. They have a strong presence in the region and a good understanding of customer requirements in the security space. We have worked very closely to devise strategies for penetrating the Middle East market and together we have been successful in winning eminent projects in UAE & Qatar”.

McAfee Data Protection is one of the most complete solutions for securing devices and data using strong encryption, authentication and policy-driven security controls. Advanced reporting capabilities help meet tough privacy mandates, ensure “Safe Harbor” protection, and demonstrate compliance. With data today constantly at risk of loss and exposure, McAfee ‘Total Protection for Data’ integrated product suite offers security controls to help prevent unauthorized access to sensitive information 24/7. McAfee Data Loss Prevention (DLP) guards sensitive privacy data like financial data, source code, formularies, and designs and prevents accidental or malicious data loss. McAfee also offers multiple options of flexible and transparent encryption controls which ensure compliance with regulatory and internal requirements.

Mr. Premchand Kurup, CEO, Paramount Computer Systems, who received the award on behalf of the company said, “It is great to have our competencies and hard work acknowledged. Today, data protection is one of the top priorities of CIOs and IT managers, as data leak can potentially cost a company millions of dirhams as well as loss of reputation. McAfee’s data protection products provide the highest level of security by plugging these data leaks and perfectly complement our array of best-of-breed security products and solutions. We are very happy to be able to contribute to the McAfee’s success and assure them of our continued support and commitment”.

Paramount is the only regional IT security company providing a holistic solution encompassing all three important aspects – Technology, Processes & People. The company propounds that customers should ensure that internal staff have leading–edge certification like CISSP, CISM, CISA and ISO 27001, processes and methodologies are within the ISO 27001 framework and technologies are in place for secure content management, data leak prevention, perimeter security, internal network security, identity & access management and vulnerability, risk & security event management.

With an illustrious list of clients and project implementations in the region, a large number of certified technical staff and best of breed vendors, Paramount is recognized as the region’s leading IT security integrator.

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