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StarLink to distribute Arbor Networks in Middle East

Regional IT Security VAD to help Arbor penetrate enterprise market

Nimer says StarLink is delighted to align Arbor's offerings with the regional channel.
Nimer says StarLink is delighted to align Arbor's offerings with the regional channel.

Arbor Networks, a provider of IT security solutions, has signed a distribution agreement with StarLink, a specialist IT security solutions VAD in the Middle East.

In terms of the agreement, StarLink will sell, install and support Arbor Networks products through its extensive network of channel partners to enterprise and government customers across the region.

"We have partnered with StarLink to further accelerate our growth in the Middle East's lucrative IT security market," said Jeremy Nicholls, Arbor Networks' vice president, Global Channels and Alliances. "StarLink has the expertise, reach, resources and relationships to assist us in our vision. We aim to leverage the success we have in the service provider vertical, and extend it to the government, banking and large enterprises. Through StarLink, we will be able to strengthen the channel-distribution eco system."

Mahmoud Nimer, general manager, StarLink added: "DDoS attacks in the region are becoming more frequent, taking down networks, tarnishing reputations and impacting businesses. Arbor has solutions that specifically address the needs of the Middle East's enterprises and service provider customers. We are excited to align Arbor's best-of-breed technology with our channel so that partners can deliver the situational awareness, security intelligence, incident response and forensic capabilities that customers need to detect, mitigate and analyse DDoS threats."