DarkMatter partners with Microsoft Gulf to deliver cyber security solutions

New partnership will benefit public sector clients in the UAE and wider Gulf region

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DarkMatter partners with Microsoft Gulf to deliver cyber security solutions Right to left: Hussein Faour UAE Services Lead| Microsoft Gulf, Mohamed Mikou, Regional Head of Services, Microsoft Gulf, Rabih Dabboussi SVP Sales, Marketing and Business Development at DarkMatter, Ala’a Bawab Vice President Sales at DarkMatter
By  Aasha Bodhani Published  October 20, 2016

DarkMatter has joined forces with Microsoft Gulf to deliver advanced cyber security solutions to public sector clients in the Gulf region.

The agreement, announced during GITEX Technology Week, will addresses the entire cyber security project life-cycle, including design, implementation, audit, assessment and review. Clients will benefit from DarkMatter's ability to deliver end-to-end digital defence capabilities across heterogeneous environments and technologies, as well as from Microsoft Gulf's expertise in software and cyber security architecture and solutions.

DarkMatter and Microsoft Gulf will help public sector clients address security in a more agile manner, thereby letting them focus on providing the highest possible levels of service. As the partnership develops, the two companies will look to expand their offerings to other industries and sectors.

Rabih Dabboussi, senior vice president of Sales, Marketing and Business Development, for DarkMatter, said: "Our deepening partnership with Microsoft Gulf means that as we collaborate on deployments, assessments and audits, we're building solutions for government that proactively protect, monitor and quickly react to any security threat. From deployments to audits, our collaboration represents the ‘gold standard' for cyber security in the Microsoft Gulf ecosystem."

Mohamed Mikou, regional nead of services at Microsoft Gulf, said: "Microsoft was the first cloud provider to meet data protection requirements of the European Union as well ISO standards. This reflects our commitment to providing our customers with secure, compliant and innovative technologies. We are excited to be working closely together with DarkMatter, to enable the government spur innovation while limiting exposure to potential threats, ultimately allowing them to achieve more."

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