New agreement grows channel across Middle East, Turkey and Africa through network of 1100 partners
Dubai, United Arab Emirates – September 12, 2019 – Pulse Secure, the leading provider of software-defined Secure Access solutions, today announced a new partnership with StarLink, a major international distributor. As a result of the new relationship, StarLink will distribute Pulse Secure solutions across the Middle East, Turkey and Africa regions, bringing significant reach and efficiency to Pulse Secure's Access Now Partner programme. StarLink will distribute the complete portfolio of Pulse Secure solutions, including virtual private network, software defined perimeter, network access control, and application delivery controllers.
Today StarLink is recognised as a Trusted Security Advisor that distributes for over 40 plus market-leading vendors to over 2200 enterprise and government customers that use one or more of StarLink’s best-of-breed technologies, sold through its channel network of over 1100 partners.
“With every employee utilising two or three devices on average in addition to IoT devices, organisations are exposed to higher security risks. Therefore, it is critical to have comprehensive software-driven secure access solutions for remote & on-prem users as well as devices and services, to stay secure and connected,” said Mr. Nidal Othman, Co-Founder and Managing Director, StarLink. “Pulse Secure’s secure access solutions will improve security intelligence by offering more visibility, protection and productivity for organisations adopting a Zero Trust model and we look forward to providing maximum support to improve its market share in these regions.”
Over the last decade, StarLink has grown more than 50% year-on-year to become the fastest growing True Value-Added-Distributor in the Middle East, Turkey and Africa, with a turnover of over $300 million.
Secure access is being redefined by mobility, BYOD, IoT, and multi-cloud services. As applications and resources continue to be distributed across data center and cloud, attack surfaces have expanded, increasing the risk of cybersecurity breaches. Pulse delivers end-to-end Zero Trust visibility, protection and availability for hybrid IT environments. The Pulse solution portfolio enables simple, efficient access to enterprise applications and resources no matter where they reside - without compromising security or productivity. The Pulse Secure Access Suite offers:
- Simple, integrated user experience from the device of choice
- Extensive user and device authentication and authorization leveraging multi-factor authentication and agent and agentless Client
- Zero Trust unified policy, compliance and threat response
- Single-pane-of-glass secure access management, visibility and audit across on-premises and cloud
- Flexible, scalable and reliable deployment
- Integrated suites providing broad use case coverage, operational efficiency and reduce total cost of ownership
“StarLink has established itself as a leading value-added distributor across multiple regions that offers a range of VAD capabilities which will help extend Pulse Secure’s reach on-the-ground with comprehensive and expert sales, pre-sales and professional services teams,” said Abdul Rehman Tariq, Regional Sales Manager - MEA, for Pulse Secure. “We look forward to working closely with StarLink in extending our market leadership within secure access and helping our channel partners to transition into emerging areas such as Zero Trust.”
About Pulse Secure
Pulse Secure provides easy, comprehensive software-driven Secure Access solutions for people, devices, things and services that improve visibility, protection and productivity for our customers. Our suites uniquely integrate cloud, mobile, application and network access to enable hybrid IT in a Zero Trust world. Over 20,000 enterprises and service providers across every vertical entrust Pulse Secure to empower their mobile workforce to securely access applications and information in the data center and cloud while ensuring business compliance. Learn more at www.pulsesecure.net.
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