Al Hosani, a leading distributor of Kaspersky and other renowned software brands in the region, organized a reseller conference to showcase the 2012 product line of Kaspersky. The event was organized at the Grand Hyatt in Dubai and was attended by seventy key resellers of Al Hosani from the Middle East and West Asia.
The evening’s program also saw the Kaspersky team taking out the time to present elaborately the company’s vision, new product line as well as some of the significant enhancements to the partner program.
Tarek Kuzbari, MD at Kaspersky Middle East presented the company’s history and rapid growth over the past few years in terms of brand recognition and leadership in the region. He mentioned the contribution of the partners to the growth of Kaspersky’s business and reiterated the company’s commitment to the partners.
Aman Manzoor, Channel Sales Manager at Kaspersky Middle East spoke about the several tiers of partner accreditation and the partner strategy in detail. The new additional tier recently introduced is premium retail reseller status, an accreditation for partners that bring in loot of focus to the segment and can back it up with established credentials in terms of proven history of revenue achievements and a strong credit history as well as willingness to invest in dedicated sales resources. Aman also mentioned the opportunity for partners to upgrade based on what they could commit in terms of higher revenues and investments.
Following his presentation, Mohammed Faisal, Consumer Sales Manager at Kaspersky Middle east presented the highlights of the enhancements that Kaspersky has incorporated in the 2012 suite of products including KIS and KAV as well as some of the other products such as Kaspersky Mobile security, Kaspersky Secure etc.
Ryad Santouh, Managing partner at Al Hosani in his brief address to the resellers thanked them for growing the volume of business over the past year. He expressed confidence that the resellers would continue to be given the support that Al Hosani has consistently delivered to them.’’