StarLink, a regional value-added distributor (VAD), has signed a distribution partnership with FireMon, a global player in network security policy management, to deliver its solutions across the Middle East, Turkey and Africa
FireMon helps global organisations to centrally manage their firewalls in a single console, leveraging automated assessments and workflows to deliver comprehensive visibility and analysis for multi-vendor security infrastructures. Be it their flagship product Security Manager or the recently acquired Immediate Insight – all solutions work together to help organisations achieve security agility, minimise their attack surface and respond to network threats faster, said the firm.
Under this collaboration, StarLink as FireMon’s trusted advisor will provide value-added distribution services that includes selling, installing and supporting FireMon products and solutions through its extensive network of channel partners to their customers. The initial focus will be to help enable resellers on FireMon solutions in conjunction with creating market awareness, visibility for the brand and partnership, and pipeline generation.
Nidal Othman, managing director, StarLink, said, “FireMon’s technology alliance ecosystem includes several of our other strategic vendors that are industry leaders in the firewall, virtualization and security intelligence spaces. The integrated story enables us to take a solution-centric approach with FireMon, and complements our existing offerings. We are excited about this new partnership.”
Kurt Mills, vice president, Worldwide Channel Sales and Operations, FireMon, said “With StarLink’s expertise and extensive channel breadth, we look forward to deploying our security management solutions in organisations across META, to help them reduce complexity, inefficiencies and errors within their security infrastructure.”
Recently the distributor has also signed a new distribution partnership with Extreme Networks for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.