New Director of Business Strategy at StarLink

StarLink has appointed a new Director for its strategic growth plans across the region

Dubai, UAE May 1st, 2012 – StarLink the leading IT Compliance Driven Solution Value Added Distributor has a new Director of Business Strategy. Avinash Advani joined StarLink as Director – Business Strategy, to oversee the strategic expansion of StarLink’s geographical footprint, to enhance the company’s product portfolio, to further develop existing markets where the company is already present, and to drive continuous customer satisfaction initiatives.

Mr. Advani has most recently held the position of Regional Director – Middle East & South Asia at Boole Server based in Dubai. Mr. Advani started his career at Cisco Systems in their Silicon Valley headquarters, where he progressed through the company in a variety of roles from software engineering to customer advocacy. He moved to Dubai in 2005 where he has since held positions as Director – Technology Strategy at Latitude Systems, then Director - Operations at Masterkey Computer Systems, before joining Boole Server. Mr. Advani has over 13 years of experience in the IT industry and his expertise spans a wide spectrum including networking, SaaS (Software-as-a-service)/cloud software, mobile application development and security.

Nidal Othman, Managing Director of StarLink said: "Having worked in IT for over a decade, Avinash brings along extensive industry expertise. He possesses the in-depth technical and business understanding required to ensure that StarLink’s Best Practices Lifecycle is being put in place effectively wherever StarLink has presence. With his dynamic personality and passion for technology, we are confident that Avinash will be able to successfully execute on his mission to take StarLink to the next level in our strategic roadmap, in terms of revenue growth, skills and customer service".

Mr. Advani added: "I am extremely excited to be a part of the StarLink team. As the company expands its unique and innovative security portfolio across emerging markets, I believe that tremendous value can be added to StarLink’s new and existing customers. I look forward being a StarLink Trusted Security Advisor and working with key customers across the region to understand their security business needs, and in turn set the direction for StarLink’s strategic growth".

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.