GateProtect signs up with Almasa

IT security specialists gateProtect has signed Almasa Value Distribution as its exclusive master distributor for the Middle East and Africa region.

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GateProtect signs up with Almasa Roger Tawil is looking forward to working with gateProtect.
By  ITP.net Staff Writer Published  October 12, 2011

IT security specialists gateProtect has signed Almasa Value Distribution as its exclusive master distributor for the Middle East and Africa region. GateProtect, which is based in Germany, will partner with Almasa Value Distribution, the new value arm of Almasa Holdings, to bring its range of IT security solutions including Unified Threat Management (UTM) to organisations in the Middle East.

Almasa will train its existing resellers in gateProtect solutions, before looking for new partners to sign. GateProtect’s solutions are designed to be simple to install and administer, and feature the eGUI user interface to make them easier to use by IT staff.

“GateProtect´s solutions unite modern security and network features which Middle East businesses need to protect their information and corporate identities, including firewall, bridging, VLAN, single sign-on, Web filter, virus filter, real-time spam detection and HTTPs proxy – all together in one system,” says Roger El Tawil, Executive Director of Almasa Value Distribution. “With such a high calibre of security products and solutions, and given the increasing demand for efficient and cost-effective security strategies, Almasa Value Distribution sees tremendous regional potential for this exclusive master distribution agreement.” Dennis Monner, CEO of gateProtect, adds: “Almasa’s regional expertise, focus on the security sector and knowledge of the needs of the market make the company the right conduit for gateProtect to reach our ideal base of regional resellers and, ultimately, end users.”

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