CYBEROAM APPOINTS SURENDER BISHNOI AS HEAD OF CHANNEL SALES FOR MIDDLE EAST
Ahmedabad, India – 2nd July, 2008
Cyberoam, a division of Elitecore Technologies Ltd. and a leading innovator of Identity-based Unified Threat Management (UTM) appliances, announced the appointment of Surender Kumar Bishnoi as head of Channel Sales for the entire Gulf region. Bishnoi has extensive sales experience in the security industry, particularly in the Middle-east. His appointment comes in the wake of Cyberoam’s strategy to broaden its network of value-added channel partners and grow its market share in the region.
Bishnoi has extensive experience in operations and sales management and a field-proven knowledge and understanding of the Middle East market. He will be responsible for managing and strengthening Cyberoam’s distribution through the reseller Channel base , he will focus on strategic tie ups with the System Integrators.
Mr. Harish Chib, VP – New Business Development Cyberoam, said “Cyberoam has witnessed exceptional growth in Middle East in the past year- thanks to the work achieved by our partners. It is now time to take Cyberoam to the next level of development . I am convinced that Mr. Bishnoi with his expertise and understanding of the market in the region will be able to strengthen our position and meet the growing demand in the Gulf region.”
Talking about the security market in the Middle East, Bishnoi said, “The enterprise organizations in the region have become increasingly aware of the current security challenges and the need to protect their infrastructure against malicious threats and attacks. This represents strong business opportunity for Cyberoam. The highly granular Cyberoam UTM with identity controls weaved into its solution and its high performance through use of multicore technology will aptly fit into the security needs of emerging enterprise market like none else. I’m confident that with the support of the Middle East team and our valued partners, I will be able to capitalize the opportunity given to me to achieve our business goals and objectives.”
Mr. Bishnoi has extensive experience in channel development and has spent over 5 years in the Middle East security market. He combines valuable experience in sales and marketing of IT and security products such as Barracuda networks, NOD 32 and Proxim wireless through top notch distributors like FVC and Haris Al Afaq. He has been credited with exceptional lead generation and tripling the sales of Haris Al Afaq within a record time.
Cyberoam CR appliances are available in the range of CR25i to CR1500i, providing comprehensive network security to small, medium and large enterprises, educational institutions and government organizations in more than 55 countries.
Cyberoam identity-based UTM appliances offer comprehensive protection against existing and emerging Internet threats, including viruses, worms, Trojans, spyware, phishing, pharming and more. Cyberoam identity-based solutions provide the complete range of security features expected in a traditional UTM platform such as Stateful Inspection Firewall, VPN, Gateway Anti-Virus, Gateway Anti-Spyware, Gateway Anti-Spam, Intrusion Detection and Prevention, URL/Web Content Filtering in addition to Bandwidth Management and Multiple Link Management over a single platform. Cyberoam solutions are certified by the West Coast Labs with CheckMark UTM Level 5 Certification, ICSA Labs, an independent division of Verizon Business, and the Virtual Private Network Consortium. Cyberoam has also received the 2007 Global Excellence Awards in three categories – Integrated Security Appliance, Security Solution for Education & Unified Security and the 2007 Tomorrow’s Technology Today Award for Unified Security. Cyberoam has offices in India, Newburyport, MA and Asia Pacific. For more information, please visit www.cyberoam.com
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 100% since inception. For more information, please visit www.elitecore.com
L. K. Pathak