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Westcon inks partnership with Proofpoint

Westcon ME, a leading value-added distributor of security, convergence, identification and infrastructure products and solutions, has signed an agreement with USA based security vendor Proofpoint for distribution of unified email security, email archiving and data loss prevention solutions.

Proofpoint Inc, secures and improves enterprise email infrastructure with solutions for email security, archiving, encryption and data loss prevention. The solutions defend against spam & viruses, prevent leaks of confidential and private information, encrypt sensitive emails, archive messages for retention, e-discovery and easier mailbox management. 

Oliver Carter, Proofpoint’s EMEA Channel Director said, “The Middle East is an important region for Proofpoint and our global footprint has grown significantly over the last year. As such we reached a natural point where it made sense to partner with one of the leading distributors in the region. I am confident that our relationship with Westcon will ensure that Proofpoint becomes the preferred email security vendor in the region.”

Proofpoint’s email security and data loss prevention platform provides comprehensive protection against both inbound and outbound content security risks. This along with the modular architecture lets you easily deploy new defenses as needs develop.

“Email security threat could be the single biggest issue facing the enterprise security professional. Its importance in communication, its attractiveness to criminals and sheer volume are all contributory factors in creating this threat. IT security spend is set to grow, even though IT budgets may be cut due to recession” added Venu Menon, Sales Director, WestconME.

WIll distribute email security and data loss prevention products from Proofpoint

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