StarLink, the regional security Value-Added Distributor (VAD) hosted its annual Partner Summit at Armani Hotel at Burj Khalifa last week.
The event, themed ‘Partnering for Success’, saw over 200 channel partners from across Middle East, North Africa and Turkey. At the event, resellers had the opportunity to engage and network with participating vendors such as LogRhythm, Arbor, Ixia, MobileIron, Palo Alto Networks and Centrify. The vendor presentations provided product updates, as well as, insight into channel partner programmes, in an effort to ensure that the channel is well-equipped with essential sales and marketing tools, to drive their business objectives.
Nidal Othman, Managing Director, StarLink, said, “StarLink has always been dedicated to its channel partners, and in 2017 we continue to stay committed and loyal by supporting them with resources, cutting-edge technologies and programmes to help them achieve autonomy. Our 2017 partner strategy surrounds the concept of 5C’s – Cash margin, Communication, Commitment, Create value and Competitive.”
He further added, “The turnout at the event was a reaffirmation of the trust and faith our partners have placed upon us. We will do everything possible to live up to their expectations.”
One of the key highlights of the event was the 2017 Partner Appreciation Awards. The categories and winners are as below:
Partner Appreciation Award for IT Security Growth – Etisalat
Partner Appreciation Award for IT Security Integration – Fireware
Partner Appreciation Award for IT Security Leadership – Help AG
Partner Appreciation Award for IT Security Strategy – Injazat Data Systems
Partner Appreciation Award for IT Security Vision – BARQ Systems
Partner Appreciation Award for IT Security Focus – STC Solutions
Partner Appreciation Award for IT Security Partnership – Biznet Bilisim