Cybereason taps Westcon as Middle East distributor

Westcon has signed an agreement to distribute and service the endpoint protection specialist Cybereason’s products and solutions in the Middle East region.

Steve Lockie, Westcon Middle East
Tarek Kuzbari, Cybereason Westcon
Tarek Kuzbari, Cybereason

The Cybereason Defense Platform is used by more than 600 of the world’s largest and best-known enterprises. The platform provides complete endpoint protection against today’s most advanced threats. Cybereason excels at helping enterprises around the globe future-proof their businesses from sophisticated cyberthreats and automates the work previously done by security analysts. The company also recently launched Cybereason Mobile, a new cloud-based offering designed to help enterprises prevent, detect and respond to both mobile device and traditional endpoint risks by connecting disparate threats in a single and complete malicious operation (Malop).

“Cybereason is the leader in endpoint protection. This great addition to our vendor portfolio further cements our ability to provide best-in-class security solutions to the channel,” said Steve Lockie, managing director, Westcon-Comstor ME. “By enabling prevention, detection, and response all in one lightweight agent, Cybereason gives enterprises the upper hand over cyber adversaries. There is a huge opportunity and demand in the channel for enterprise class endpoint detection and response (EDR) solutions and Cybereason addresses this perfectly. We are looking at following a strategic approach in taking their solution to the channel in the Middle East.”

“Based on analyst reports, certifications from independent test labs and a proven track record with some of the largest and most notable public and private sector companies across the globe, we believe our Cyber Defense Platform provides regional CISOs a unique value proposition to strengthen their endpoint security defenses,” said Tarek Kuzbari, regional director – Middle East & Turkey, Cybereason. “I am thrilled to sign a distribution agreement with Westcon-Comstor ME. Their strong brand recognition, established presence and relationships with regional customers and partners, technical specialisation and consultative approach to addressing customers’ security challenges, make them an ideal partner.”

With a wide footprint across the Middle East region, Westcon offers channel partners value-added distribution services that include global logistical capabilities and a range of support and technical services. Along with offering a wide range of value added services, such as Professional Services and Marketing as a Service (MaaS) that revolve around the unique EDGE framework, Westcon also offers integrated Digital Distribution Platforms including PartnerView, which helps deliver the technology integration and automation partners need to grow and thrive.

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