ESET Signs Distribution Agreement with PSILOG for IT Security Solutions Middle East
Dubai, United Arab Emirates- 11 May 2015- ESET, the global leader in proactive digital protection, has signed a new agreement with PSILOG International for the distribution of its range of IT security solutions for businesses across the GCC. The broadline distributor will also be responsible for managing ESET’s retail distribution business in Saudi Arabia.
Cyber crime is the second most common form of economic crime reported in the Middle East according to PwC’s Global Economic Crime Survey 2014. Today it is not only large enterprises, but also SMBs and home users who are at risk of attack. This growing need for enhanced IT security has resulted in accelerated regional growth for ESET in both the business and home user segments.
“PSILOG will add not only to our distribution capabilities, but will also play a lead role in the training and support of our channel partners. At ESET, we continuously upgrade our solutions to ensure they are capable of protecting against all existing and emerging cyber threats. PSILOG will ensure that our partners remain up-to-date with all these product enhancements so that our customers can leverage our products to their full potential,” said Pradeesh VS, General Manager at ESET Middle East.
As per the agreement, PSILOG will serve ESET’s channel community in UAE, Qatar, Oman, Jordan, Yemen, Kuwait and KSA. The distributor will focus its efforts on developing the vendor’s new license business and securing its foothold in the KSA market. As one of ESET’s key training partners in the region, PSILOG will play a pivotal role in implementation of the ESET Partner Program which offers free sales and technical trainings, pre-sales and post-sales support and attractive discounts and rebates for registered channel partners.
ESET business portfolio extends security across endpoints, mobiles, secure authentication, mail servers, file servers, gateways and Sharepoint servers and offers simplified security management with minimal system impact. The company also enjoys strong penetration into the regional consumer segment and in 2014, was recognized by Gartner as being one of the top five anti-virus providers globally. ESET’s range of award-winning security solutions for consumers deliver the most comprehensive cyber security to Windows, Mac and Android mobile users.
Expressing his company’s excitement about signing up with ESET, Mr. Vijay Sangam, Business Unit Manager (SI) – GCC & Africa at PSILOG said, “This is a vendor that is steadily gaining ground in the regional security market, and we see this as a great opportunity for PSILOG to venture deeper into the security space through this partnership.”