Westcon Middle East Awarded Palo Alto Networks 2015 ‘EMEA Distribution Relationship of the Year’

Released on: October 12, 2015, 4:38 pm (EDT)
Industry: Computers

Dubai, UAE, October 12, 2015 -- /EPR NETWORK/ -- Westcon Middle East, the leading value-added distributor (VAD) of convergence, infrastructure, mobility and security solutions in the Middle East, announced today that it was named the Palo Alto Networks 2015 ‘EMEA Distribution Relationship of the Year’ during the recent Palo Alto Networks Sales Kickoff in Las Vegas. 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, it also has a highly qualified team of security consultants that work with clients during pre-sales, design and proof of concept stages. In addition, the company provides best-in-class professional services, training and ‘24x7x365’ customer service support.

Mike Herman, VP EMEA channels, Palo Alto Networks, says, “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."

Palo Alto Networks is leading a new era in cybersecurity by protecting thousands of enterprise, government, and service provider networks from cyberthreats.

Christopher Green, Divisional Director Middle East, Westcon Security comments about winning the award, “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 program. The whole Westcon team would like thank our partners, the local Palo Alto Networks team for their support and for making fantastic products.”

About WestconGroup
WestconGroup, Inc. is a value added distributor of category-leading unified communications, network infrastructure, data center, and security solutions with a global network of specialty resellers. The company goes to market under the Comstor and Westcon brands. WestconGroup’s teams are located in 60+ countries around the globe, create unique programs and provide exceptional support to accelerate the business of its global partners. Strong relationships enable partners to receive support tailored to their needs. From global logistics and flexible customized financing solutions to pre-sales, technical and engineering assistance, the company works with partners to respond with agility and speed to changing market conditions so they can achieve the fastest time to revenue. WestconGroup’s portfolio of market-leading vendors includes: HP, Aruba, Juniper, F5, Palo Alto Networks and Blue Coat, among others. For more information, please visit www.westcongroup.com.

Media Contact:
Colin Saldanha
Villa 41, 81D Street, Uptown Mirdiff, PO BOX 78835, Dubai, UAE
+971 (50) 6400762
Email: colin@procre8.biz

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