eSentire partners with Credence Security

Alliance to to help mid-sized enterprises in Middle East combat cybercrime

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eSentire partners with Credence Security Adams says Credence Security has the pre-requisites to help tell the eSentire story.
By  Manda Banda Published  March 15, 2016

eSentire Inc, a maker of Active Threat Protection solutions and provider of managed security services, has announced that it has partnered with regional VAD Credence Security, to provide mid-sized enterprises in the Middle East and Sub-Saharan Africa with the vendor's entire cybersecurity array.

This deal comes in the wake of eSentire's recent launch of its new global channel partner programme, and will see Credence Security provide the regional channel with advanced cybersecurity capabilities and threat protection solutions. eSentire said it had invested in the creation of a security operations centre that will support customers in the Middle East and Africa.

"As a new entrant in to the region, it is essential to partner with a company that is solely focused on cybersecurity, has strong technology and sales support capabilities, in-depth knowledge and understanding of the local market, and most importantly, relationships with resellers and end customers," said Mark Adams, vice president of Channels at eSentire. "As a value-added distributor, Credence Security has the pre-requisites to help us tell the eSentire story and work with us to deliver best-in-class cybersecurity solutions to mid-sized enterprises in the Middle East and Sub-Saharan Africa."

According to eSentire, partnering with Credence Security allows it to gain market presence and access to a key part of the EMEA geography, connecting its service capabilities to partners and customers in the region.

As an eSentire distributor for reseller partners in the Middle East and Sub-Saharan Africa, Credence Security will have dedicated resources focusing on providing pre-sales support to partners and end customers for eSentire's core portfolio of Active Threat Protection services.

"Cyber-attacks like phishing and watering hole attacks are growing more and more sophisticated by the day and can easily bypass traditional security technologies that focus on perimeter defense," said Garreth Scott, director of sales, Credence Security. "Backed by eSentire's best-in-class technology solutions, skilled security analysts, threat intelligence team, and global network of sensors, we can now offer mid-sized enterprises in the Middle East the most advanced cybersecurity-as-a-service available, ultimately helping them stay one step ahead of the attackers."

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