CYBEROAM REINFORCES ITS PRESENCE IN THE MIDDLE EAST
Ropes in ComGuard as Its National Distributor for Oman, Qatar, Pakistan and Kuwait
Ahmedabad, India 7 August 2008
Cyberoam, the innovator of Identity-based Unified Threat Management (UTM) appliances, announced its tie-up with ComGuard as its national distributor for Cyberoam appliances in Oman, Qatar, Pakistan and Kuwait regions. ComGuard is a leading IT security product distributor with a strong presence in the Middle East and North African regions.
Cyberoam is the only IT security solutions provider that enables enterprises to get complete visibility into their user activities in the network. Its multicore technology allows Cyberoam appliances to offer breakthrough performance and advanced threat-readiness at all times. Cyberoam has joined hands with ComGuard to take advantage of the latter’s vast reach and channel strength in order to make its unique product features available to small, medium and large enterprises in the Middle East.
Says Mr. Ajay Singh Chauhan, “ComGuard offers value added IT security products to its customers and our partnership with Cyberoam will strengthen our efforts by enabling us to provide next-generation network security solutions to them. Cyberoam will not only enhance our product portfolio but also increase our customer goodwill as our customers will now be able to leverage the benefits of advanced technology for their security needs.”
Commenting on the tie up with ComGuard, Mr. Harish Chib, Vice- President – New Business Development, Cyberoam, said, “Concerns of data leakage, hacking and compliance have led enterprises worldwide to invest extensively on network security. Last year, Middle East observed a 35% growth in its IT security spending, falling at second position in the world ranking. Cyberoam thus saw a huge potential in the IT security market of the Middle East. Our tie-up with a leading distributor like ComGuard will enable us to consolidate our position in the network security market and help us achieve our financial targets for this region.”
Cyberoam has a satisfied customer base in more than 55 countries worldwide. The appliance is available in the range of CR25i to CR1500i, providing comprehensive network security to small, medium and large enterprises, educational institutions and government organizations globally. Cyberoam’s successful foray into the developed markets of Europe and US recently has equipped it with the right experience and know-how to enter more sophisticated markets across the world.
Gartner in its June 2008 Market Scope report for Multifunction Firewalls for Small and Midsize Businesses (SMB) has rated Cyberoam as Positive – ahead of global players like CISCO and Checkpoint.
Cyberoam Identity-based UTM appliances offer comprehensive protection against existing and emerging Internet threats, including viruses, worms, Trojans, spyware, phishing, pharming and more. Cyberoam delivers the complete range of security features such as stateful inspection firewall, VPN, gateway anti-virus, gateway anti-malware, gateway anti-spam, intrusion detection and prevention, content filtering in addition to bandwidth management and multiple link management over a single platform. Cyberoam offers robust Internet security to corporations, educational institutions and government organizations worldwide, and its solutions are certified by Checkmark, ICSA Labs, and the Virtual Private Network Consortium. Cyberoam has also received the 2007 Global Excellence Awards for Integrated Security Appliance, Security Solution for Education and Unified Security, and the 2007 Tomorrow’s Technology Today Award for Unified Security. Cyberoam has offices in the Newburyport, MA and India. For more information, please visit www.cyberoam.com
ComGuard FZ LLC was founded in 2002 and is headquartered at Dubai Internet City in the United Arab Emirates. It is one of the leading value added distributors of IT security products in the Middle East and North Africa. In March 2007, Spectrum FZ LLC took over the management of ComGuard. This enables it to seek technological and back office support from Spectrum Group, and also access to an extensive customer base across 23 countries in the region.Comguard has emerged with a fresh strategy to offer more value to its distribution services. High on its agenda has been their focus on extending their channel reach and disseminating product knowledge to their partners. For more information please visit www.comguard.net
About Elitecore Technologies
Elitecore Technologies is the global provider of Cyberoam UTM appliances. Elitecore’s other divisions include Crestel Convergent Billing Solution that meets the voice, data, video billing and customer care requirements of Tier-1 service providers and 24online Billing and Bandwidth Management Solution for hotels, hotspots and Internet service providers. Elitecore has a strong R&D base and support center in India; it has sustained a healthy growth rate of over 75 % since inception. For more information, please visit www.elitecore.com
L. K. Pathak