StarLink and Juniper Networks Partner for MENA Distribution
The agreement enables enterprises to build simple, secure and automated networks in a multicloud environment
February 24, 2020 - Dubai, UAE – StarLink, a value-added distributor in the Middle East, Turkey and Africa (META), today announced distribution partnership with Juniper Networks, a leader in secure, AI-driven networks. With this agreement, StarLink will deliver Juniper Networks’ solutions comprising routing, security and switching as well as the Mist Systems platform, a Juniper Networks company, across Middle East and North Africa (MENA).
Juniper Networks, renowned for innovation, performance, automation and scalability, enables high-performance secure networking and delivers mission-critical transactions, applications and services. The company helps enterprises become multicloud-ready by building agile networks that can manage an entire environment in a simple way, run any cloud, on any deployment and control multivendor resources as a single, cohesive infrastructure.
In the initial phase of this partnership, StarLink will focus on building an exclusive Juniper Networks-centric technology ecosystem to enable enterprises and mid-market businesses in the region achieve a secure and automated multicloud, multivendor environment. One of the focus solutions - the Mist platform with its microservices cloud infrastructure - is designed to make AI-driven enterprises more robust and scalable.
StarLink’s CEO, Bashar Bashaireh, commented that “Juniper Networks’ unique mix of Data Center Networking, Management Suite, Security and AI-Driven Automation solutions provide enhanced capabilities to StarLink’s integrated Cybersecurity, Data Center and Cloud value-add portfolio.”
“We are extremely excited about the opportunities this partnership brings to the market. With the increased adoption of digital transformation, growth in number of connected devices and applications, we are determined on delivering such innovative technologies to enterprises in order to ease their transition process to a simplified yet dynamic and hybrid infrastructure.” he further added.
Juniper Networks’ Sander Groot, director of channels, EMEA said, “The Juniper and StarLink agreement aligns nicely with Juniper’s focus to further grow our channel and distribution landscape in Middle East and North Africa. With Juniper, StarLink will provide resellers with a range of secure enterprise networking solutions that focus on infrastructure orchestration, automation and AI.”
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 20 countries including UK and USA. With its innovative Security Framework, StarLink is recognized as a "Trusted Cyber and Cloud Advisor” to over 3500 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 1500 Partners. The StarLink Solution Lifecycle helps Channel Partners differentiate their offering and assist customers identify key risks and define priorities to address their IT Security gaps and enhance their Data Center and Cloud infrastructure.