Intel Security, recently held their Annual Channel Kick-Off for the Middle East at Fairmont, The Palm, Dubai. At the March 2nd event, which brought together 75 partners from 15 countries including Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Kuwait, Intel Security laid out the 2016 channel priorities, and recognised key partners for their contributions in 2015.
Mindware was the big winner of the night, taking home the award for ‘Best Distributor of the Year’ in recognition for maintaining the highest market share, developing business in many new accounts and markets and sharing their expert resources to support partners and the team in driving new business and growing the revenue base.
“This award is truly a testament to the outstanding collaboration between Mindware and Intel Security and the many successes we have had in the MEA region. We are honoured to have received this prestigious award and would like to thank Intel Security for their tremendous support, for the trust they have placed in us and for recognising our contribution to the channel,” said Eyad Al-Eriksousi, Sales Director, Network and Security, Mindware.
Winners in other categories included:
High Growth Distributor of the Year – Aptec, An Ingram Micro Company
System Integrator of the Year – SecureTech
Enterprise Security Partner of the Year – Technology Control Company
Commercial Security Partner of the Year – i4 Solutions
BDM Partner of the Year – Al Falak
Security Connected Partner of the Year – Paramount
“The strong competition for the awards is testament to the high calibre of channel partners that we have the pleasure of working with in the region. Our channel partners are central to our strategy of creating an integrated security system to address the threat defense lifecycle and, together, becoming our customers’ number one security partner. I am excited by our continued alignment and the opportunities ahead of us in 2016,” said Rob Percy, EMEA Channels Programme Manager, Intel Security.