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Westcon Middle East wins Palo Alto award

VAD scoops ‘EMEA Distribution Relationship of the Year’ prize

Westcon Middle East wins Palo Alto award
Green says Westcon is delighted to win the EMEA Palo Alto award.

Regional VAD Westcon Middle East, has revealed it was recently awarded the Palo Alto Networks 2015 ‘EMEA Distribution Relationship of the Year' award during the vendor's Sales Kickoff in the US.

Westcon Security has the most comprehensive range of cybersecurity solutions of any value-added distributor in the region. In addition to having a robust product portfolio, the company provides best-in-class professional services, training and 24 by 7 by 365 customer service support.

Mike Herman, VP EMEA channels, Palo Alto Networks, said: "Throughout our fiscal year 2015, Westcon Middle East demonstrated a tremendous commitment to its market momentum with Palo Alto Networks by making significant investments in certified personnel, demonstration equipment and value-added services infrastructure. Together, we grew in the local market through active business development, marketing, channel partner enablement and pre-sales support. We look forward to continued momentum this year and onwards."

Christopher Green, divisional director, Middle East, Westcon Security, said: "We are delighted to win this EMEA award. It cements our reputation as the leading security distributor in the region and shows our dedication to Palo Alto Networks regional objectives. One of the key drivers for delivering the results that led to this award was our successful EDGE ‘channel focused' partner programme. The whole Westcon team would like thank our partners, the local Palo Alto Networks team for their support and for making fantastic products."

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