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StarLink partners with BlackBerry

VAD to provide reseller community in MEA with BlackBerry Secure integrated software platform

Executives from Blackberry and StarLink at the signing ceremony.
Executives from Blackberry and StarLink at the signing ceremony.

Regional VAD StarLink, has signed a distribution agreement with BlackBerry for the Middle East and Africa (MEA) market.

Under the terms of the agreement, StarLink will offer its reseller community an integrated software platform that addresses the entire enterprise with an unparalleled standard of security.

As part of the BlackBerry Secure platform, StarLink will now be able to offer its reseller community BlackBerry Workspaces, BlackBerry Dynamics and BlackBerry AtHoc.

"With mobile endpoints becoming easy targets, organisations need to step up and adopt secure and comprehensive solutions to safeguard their digital assets," said Nidal Othman, managing director, StarLink. "BlackBerry's secure and trusted enterprise software solutions and services are an invaluable addition to our distribution portfolio."

Othman added that the deal will strengthen the go-to-market strategy and enable StarLink to deliver end-to-end secure communications and collaboration solutions that will help channel partners to grow their businesses. "This year at GITEX 2018, we look forward to hosting BlackBerry alongside StarLink and facilitate our partners and customers with an opportunity to meet with the BlackBerry team and know more about their products and solutions," he said.

Florian Bienvenu, senior vice president, EMEA, BlackBerry said: "We continue to invest in strategic partnerships with industry leaders, such as StarLink, that allow us to enhance our channel partner ecosystem."

Bienvenu said through the partnership the company aims to create growth for partners in MENA while giving customers wider access to BlackBerry Secure. "Our leading suite of enterprise solutions with world-class support help organisations advance their mobility strategies," Bienvenu said.