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A10 Networks signs Cloud Distribution

Saudi-based VAD to help vendor expand its market footprint

A10 Networks signs Cloud Distribution
A10 Networks' Glen Ogden (left), shakes hands with Cloud Distribution's Thamer Abdallah after signing the deal.

A10 Networks, a maker of application networking solutions, has announced that it has signed Saudi-based Cloud Distribution, a VAD specialising in bringing new, innovative and disruptive security, networking and storage solutions to market.

In terms of the agreement, Cloud distribution through its strong network of resellers and system integrators will offer the entire range of A10 Networks solutions including Application Delivery Controllers (ADCs), DDoS mitigation solutions, IPv4 scaling/IPv6 transition solutions and network management products to enterprise customers looking to accelerate, secure and optimise the performance of their data centre applications and networks.

In addition, the distributor will also provide technical support and professional services to customers.

"The addition of Cloud Distribution strengthens our distribution model. The company shares the same values and vision as A10 Networks, has an excellent understanding of the market and reputation, an impressive portfolio of large enterprise customers in key verticals, a wide partner network and a highly competent technical team," said Glen Ogden, regional sales director, Middle East at A10 Networks. "All these attributes make it a valued partner and we have no doubt that this relationship will greatly strengthen A10's reach throughout the region."

A10 Networks said Cloud Distribution will help tap into the government, education and healthcare sectors, where the distributor has deep knowledge selling into these verticals.  

"With local tech support centres in UAE and Saudi, A10 Networks believes that having feet on the ground gives the company a competitive advantage," added Ogden.

Thamer Abdallah, general manager, Cloud Distribution said, "Whether it is application delivery, virtualisation, cloud enablement, security or IPv6 migration, the A10 Networks solutions are the next evolution in application networking. A10 Thunder series solutions deliver unrivalled performance in a 1RU form factor, fully featured without any licensing, which is changing the face of application/service delivery. We are excited at the prospect of partnering with the company. Our dedicated and passionate team will work hard to actively promote the A10's value proposition to customers in the region."

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