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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 base, expansive reseller network and loyal customers across the META region.

StarLink continues to make its mark as a premier VAD and ensures consistent innovation and growth for all stakeholders all through the journey. 2019 will witness new and strategic technology alliances as well as lucrative business ventures in the commercial space. In terms of geographic expansion, StarLink’s reach spans across 4 continents. With expansion plans into EMEA – France, Lebanon and Kenya in Q1’19, it will cover 20 countries. Furthermore, to cater to this growth, onboarding additional 50 highly skilled expert teams is in the pipeline, aiming to increase the StarLink family to 400 plus members across all regions.

Nidal Othman, Managing Director, StarLink, said “2018 was an exceptional year for StarLink and gave us the opportunity to reaffirm our position as ‘True VAD’. Though challenging, we were relentless and stayed focused on our journey to accelerate growth in terms of revenue for our vendors and partners as well as regional expansion.” He added that today StarLink stands at a juncture where our paramount responsibility is to empower our affiliation with vendors, partners and customers.””

Mahmoud Nimer, General Manager, StarLink commented, that “Whilst organic growth will continue, exploring newer pastures will be the focus for 2019. Especially in the non-Middle Eastern markets that holds huge potential and in the commercial business arena where StarLink will deploy adequate resources, as this would be one of the main growth drivers, this year."

 

About StarLink

StarLink is acclaimed as the fastest growing “True” Value-added Distributor” across the Middle East, Turkey and Africa regions with on-the-ground presence in 18 countries including UK and USA. With its innovate Security Framework, StarLink is recognized as a "Trusted Security Advisor” to over 2200 plus enterprise and government customers that use one or more of StarLink’s best-of-breed and market-leading technologies, sold through its Channel network of over 1100 Partners. The StarLink Solution Lifecycle helps Channel Partners differentiate offerings, and assists customers to identify key risks and define priorities for addressing IT Security gaps relating to compliance and next-generation threat protection.