Press Releases

2019

StarLink announces the appointment of new COO

StarLink, a ‘true’ value-added-distributor (VAD) based in the Middle East, Turkey and Africa (META), has announced the appointment of Zaidoun Arbad who joined StarLink’s leadership team in the capacity of Chief Operating Officer.

A forward thinking and innovative leader with extensive experience spanning nearly two decades in the META region, Zaidoun brings a combination of sales prowess, operational excellence, financial leadership and global go-to-market expertise.

As COO, Zaidoun will lead the channel, customer success, operations and direct the company’s finance and administrative...

StarLink continues a dynamic path of success - sets stage for $400M in 2019

Monday, January 28, 2019 - Dubai, UAE - StarLink, the fastest growing “True” Value-Added-Distributor (VAD) in the Middle East, Turkey and Africa (META) region announces a significant $400M target for 2019, at its annual sales kick-off.  With major achievements in 2018 in terms of sales and business initiatives, StarLink reveals big plans for this year.

For over a decade and half, StarLink has stood strong and is today acclaimed as the third largest cybersecurity distributor, globally.  It attributes its growth to its unique business model harnessed by an ever-growing and integrated vendor...

2018

StarLink expands presence at GITEX Technology Week 2018

Will be showcasing new and global technology leaders at this prestigious platform.

Monday, October 8th, 2018 - Dubai, UAE - StarLink, the fastest growing “True” Value-Added-Distributor (VAD) in the Middle East, Turkey and Africa (META) region announced a bigger at GITEX 2018 with global vendors to showcase the most advanced and innovative cutting-edge technologies.

StarLink (Stand SR-J2) located in Sheikh Rashid hall will host 18 strategic vendors namely Acronis, ATAR Labs, BlackBerry, Centrify, Citrix, Fidelis, ForeScout, IBM Security, Infoblox, IXIA, LinkShladow, LogRhythm, Nexthink,

StarLink signs up with Fidelis Cybersecurity

Will focus on Intelligent Deception Technology and aims to transform enterprise security operations across META

Monday, September 10, 2018 - Dubai, UAE - StarLink, the fastest growing “True” Value-Added-Distributor (VAD) in the Middle East, Turkey and Africa (META) region today announced signing of distribution partnership with Fidelis Cybersecurity to become the main distributor for Fidelis’s deception solutions across META.

Fidelis joins StarLink’s channel network of IT security and specialised partners to offer intelligent deception solutions to enterprises. This platform dramatically...

StarLink expands its distribution portfolio with BlackBerry

Distribution agreement to provide reseller community in the Middle East and Africa with BlackBerry Secure, a comprehensive platform of software and services

Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - Dubai, UAE - StarLink, the fastest growing “True” Value-Added-Distributor (VAD) in the Middle East, Turkey and Africa (META) region today announced it has signed a distribution agreement with BlackBerry for Middle East and Africa. Under the agreement, StarLink will offer its reseller community an integrated software platform that addresses the entire enterprise with an unparalleled standard of security.

StarLink honored with Two Prestigious Awards by Palo Alto Networks

‘EMEA Distributor of the Year’ & ‘EMEA Excellence for Training’

Thursday, August 23, 2018 - Dubai, UAE - StarLink, the fastest growing “True” Value-Added-Distributor (VAD) in the Middle East, Turkey and Africa (META) region announced receiving two prestigious awards: ‘The EMEA Distributor of the Year Award’ and ‘The EMEA Excellence for Training Award’ by Palo Alto Networks at an esteemed awards ceremony during their Annual Partner Summit in Toronto, Canada.

StarLink’s partnership with Palo Alto Networks as its VAD commenced in 2015 and with a focused and comprehensive expert Sales &...

StarLink shake-up Benelux Security market with new investment

Tuesday, July 17th, 2018 - Amsterdam, Netherlands - StarLink continues to extend its coverage across the Benelux region and promises to ignite the distribution channel, for next generation security solutions.

StarLink’s expansion in the Benelux region is a logical extension to the existing European Hub. On-the-ground teams are now in place along with key emerging security vendor contracts. StarLink’s strategy is to add value to its technology partners, channel partners and customers.

This latest venture by StarLink is perfectly timed as customers across the region, target a new-breed of...

Boldon James bolsters UK Channel Strategy with StarLink Appointment

Boldon James appoints Starlink to support growing data classification demand

Tuesday, July 3, 2018 - London, UK  - QinetiQ’s data security company Boldon James, the leading specialist provider of data classification and secure messaging solutions, today appointed StarLink, a leading security-specialised "True" Value-Added-Distributor (VAD), to take on distribution and support their growing base of UK channel partners. StarLink are currently the sole distributor for Boldon James solutions in the Middle East, Turkey and Africa and this new announcement supports Boldon James’ strategy to...

StarLink signed as ATAR Labs VAD for MENA

Brings cutting-edge technology to improve efficiency and performance of security teams in the region.

Wednesday,June 27, 2018 - Dubai, UAE - StarLink, the fastest growing “True” Value-Added-Distributor (VAD) in the Middle East, Turkey and Africa (META) region today announced the signing of the distribution partnership with ATAR Labs for the Middle East and North Africa

Aiming to be a leader in the global markets, ATAR Labs brings ATAR, a leading SOAR (Security Orchestration, Automation and Response) platform that offers SOC orchestration, automation and response. ATAR features a...

RepKnight signs Europe-wide distribution deal with StarLink for dark web monitoring tool

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 - London, UK  - Dark web monitoring specialist RepKnight today announces a pan-EMEA distribution agreement with StarLink, a $200 million True Value-Add Distributor that currently supports over 2,200 enterprise and government customers globally.

The agreement enables StarLink to add RepKnight’s dark web monitoring tool, BreachAlert, to its portfolio of IT security offerings. BreachAlert looks for corporate data being posted on the dark web, and many other paste and dump sites used by cybercriminals. The platform works like a burglar alarm — alerting customers in real...