Dell Software Extends Distribution Coverage of SonicWALL for StarLink across the GCC

Wednesday, March 05th, 2014 - Dubai, UAE: StarLink, the region's trusted security-specialized "true" Value-Added-Distributor (VAD) has entered a new agreement with Dell Software expanding distribution coverage for SonicWALL across the GCC.

StarLink Channel Partners in the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Oman, Kuwait, Bahrain, Turkey, Egypt, Jordan and Lebanon can now provide their customers with SonicWALL's leading integrated intelligent security solutions, Next-Generation Firewall and VPN appliances with application intelligence, control and visualization, plus value-added security subscriptions such as anti-virus, intrusion prevention and anti-spyware, for wired and wireless networks of all sizes.

"This extended distribution coverage with Dell Software is very exciting for us, as it enables us to work closely with our Channel Partners across the region to grow the SonicWALL business. As part of our Year of the Channel initiative, we will be inducting our Strategic Partners into our StarLink Choice Program, as well as, Dell's PartnerDirect reseller program, in order to recognize and reward the most committed and qualified Partners, with the tools and resources to drive profitability and growth", said Avinash Advani, Director – Business Strategy, StarLink.

"We are very pleased to have extended our existing partnership with StarLink, and we look forward to building on their existing success across the regions that they cover. With StarLink's unique "true" VAD business model and their reputation as a Trusted Security Advisor, we expect to significantly increase Dell SonicWALL market share while simultaneously growing both our run-rate and enterprise business", said Dominique Honnay, Director EMEA Emerging Markets, Dell | Software Group.

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