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Westcon signed as ForeScout distributor

Distribution deal covers MENA region, Afghanistan and Pakistan

Lockie says the deal with ForeScout strengthens the company's endpoint security array.
Lockie says the deal with ForeScout strengthens the company's endpoint security array.

Westcon Group, a value-added distributor (VAD) has announced that the it has entered into a distribution partnership agreement with ForeScout.

The deal allows Westcon to enhance its Web security portfolio with ForeScout's network access control (NAC) security solutions, which it will distribute to channel partners in the UAE, KSA, Qatar, Oman, Kuwait, Bahrain, Yemen, Egypt, Libya, Iraq, Lebanon, Jordan, Afghanistan and Pakistan.

Steve Lockie, managing director, Westcon Middle East, said: "We believe in the benefits of best-of-breed solutions and ForeScout is the leader in Gartner's Magic Quadrant for NAC. We are further strengthening our endpoint security portfolio by partnering with this industry leader and will leverage our extensive regional expertise to gain a significant share of this growing market segment."

"We are excited to welcome Westcon to the ForeScout family as an authorised VAD. With its established reputation and proven expertise in emerging technologies, along with well-founded service offerings, the partnership with Westcon is sure to be highly successful and valued by our mutual partners and customers," said John Hagerty, EMEA director for Channels and Strategic Alliances, ForeScout.