EastNets inks security tie-up with Cybertrust
Security solutions provider set to deliver managed security services to large regional organisations after bagging Cybertrust ‘master' status.
Dubai-based EastNets - which provides information security solutions to government and financial organisations - has signed a master reseller agreement with security vendor Cybertrust.
The move will see EastNets delivering Cybertrust managed security services to its clients.
According to the company, managed security services has emerged as the fastest growing segment in the security market, with an increasing number of organisations partnering with MSS providers to enhance security, reduce operational costs and meet specific compliance needs.
Hazem Mulhim, CEO at EastNets, said: "Organisations worldwide are spending an increasing amount of their IT security budgets on sophisticated security intelligence and cutting-edge technologies, as the evolving nature of IT threats make traditional protection obsolete."
Mulhim says Eastnet's partnership with Cybertrust will enable the company to offer 24x7 proficient monitoring and management services to clients in the region and capitalise on customers' requirements for the most up-to-date security solutions available."
Cybertrust is a recognised name in the MMS market and offers a range of tailored solutions that align informational risk with organisational risk. "Our exceptionally high standard of service, honed over many years providing customers with managed security is recognised internationally," claimed Mark Laureys, head of partner development EMEA, at Cybertrust.
"This, combined with the talents of our MMS team and commitment to research and development, positions us as the premium MSSP in EMEA," he added.
EastNets boasts a presence in more than 20 markets and has offices in the UAE, Jordan, Turkey, Egypt, Iraq and Bahrain. In addition to its security and compliance arm, the firm also has specialist divisions that focus on outsourcing, financial applications and software development.
"EastNets has been providing technology and payment solutions to the financial and government sectors throughout the Middle East for more than 22 years," said Mulhim. With our comprehensive understanding of the regional market requirements, a customer-focused approach and our alliance with global IT leaders, EastNets is well positioned to offer MMS services to our clients, helping them cut costs and improve their performance."