Big Success for StarLink IT Security Roadshow 2012

Dubai, UAE 10th May 2012 – StarLink “Trusted Security Advisor” and the leading IT Security Compliance Driven Value Added Distributor once again raised the bar of quality customer service by delivering an impressive event catered to provide the best practices in securing access to sensitive data. It provided the perfect platform to analyze, combat current and future trends & threats in the IT Security Industry.

Dubbed as “StarLink IT Security Roadshow 2012”, the event was showcased last month in KSA, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain, UAE and Oman along with its partnership with IBM Guardium, FireEye, SafeNet, Quest software, Boole Server and NetOptics. This event was a gathering of CISO’s and Key Decision Makers in the IT Security Industry.

In addition to the above, StarLink joined forces with local partners (MIS in KSA, Arabesque in Kuwait, Al Moayed Group in Bahrain, Emitac in UAE and Bahwan IT in Oman) to bring forward the successful show.

The entire Roadshow witnessed a total of 1000+ influential attendees from within the IT Security industry across the region. 40% of high profile audience was represented by banking sector, 30% drew from government , another 20% of reputable audience from Telecommunication sector and the remaining 10% was a mixture of various fields. The event was customized to provide the best practices in securing access to sensitive data. It provided the perfect platform to analyze, combat current, future trends & threats in the IT Security Industry.

StarLink’s vision of a successful Roadshow was honored by the regions influential speakers and audience. “It is a moment of honor to share the success of StarLink with each and every one gathered here, today StarLink was recognized as the “Trusted Security advisor” has ventured into Banking, Telecommunications, Oil & Gas, Healthcare & Government Sector. With this Roadshow, StarLink aimed at strengthening its relations with potentials & existing clientele in the region.” said Mr. Nidal Othman, Managing Director of StarLink - MENA.

“The event highlighted the essential data security needs of an organization that are sensitive to data breaches and the ways to manage and mitigate the same. The solutions, tools and products showcased in the roadshow are the “must-haves” of organizations that handle data in various forms and state”, said Mr. MK Janakiraman, General Manager of Bahwan IT in Oman. ”The event is more successful as it provided wealth of information about data security tools that will help organizations to achieve regulatory compliance and also maintain their reputation in the on-line world. Bahwan IT in association with Starlink will continue to bring innovative and niche products in the information security domain to its customers”, he continued.

“Starlink has redefined the distribution business. They are value added distributors who get involved with you right at an early stage of an opportunity; assist and guide you in providing technically superior solutions, support in pre-sales and sales process, backed by deployment support. To sell advanced security solutions in the market, this type of extraordinary commitment and support is required. This reaffirms our trust in Starlink. This strong alliance will ensure bringing in latest and advanced security solutions to the Kingdom of Bahrain successfully through Almoayed Group” said Mr. Pawan Mehta, General Manager, Almoayed Group.

The speakers of the Roadshow comprised of seasoned IT Security Professionals in the industry. Each of the speakers holds a minimum of ten year’s extensive experience and expertise in their various fields. The qualified professional speakers are looking after large sales territories. They understand the needs of their customers, and deliver the best of breed solutions that addresses the pain in their IT Security environment.

About StarLink

StarLink, headquartered in Dubai, is the leading IT compliance driven solutions provider and was founded in 2005. StarLink is recognized as a "Trusted Security Advisor" and market leader in automating the entire IT compliance auditing process to help customers in the Middle East region reduce IT Risk, with a focus on enterprises in the Financial, Telco and Government sectors. StarLink works with organizations to achieve and sustain compliance and optimally manage risks through full policy, procedure and controls lifecycle management. StarLink's solution offerings are now installed in more than 200 data centers in the Middle East, including 100 of the top regional banks and 15 of the regional's top Telcos. The company’s customers trust StarLink to secure their critical enterprise data and safeguard access to sensitive data in the most demanding datacenter environments in the region by monitoring, security and auditing privileged user access to provide 100% visibility on all activities.