StarLink Becomes Arbor Networks' Distributor in the Middle East

Leading IT Security VAD to Help Arbor Further Penetrate Enterprise Market for DDoS Solutions

Sunday, February 08, 2015 - Dubai, UAE - StarLink, the region's trusted security-specialized "True" Value-Added-Distributor (VAD), has today announced that it has signed a distribution agreement with Arbor Networks, the leader in DDoS Mitigation, Network Visibility and Advanced Threat Protection for service provider, cloud hosting and enterprise networks. As the largest and fastest growing IT Security distributor in the Middle East with strong on-the-ground presence across the region, StarLink will sell, install and support Arbor Networks products through its extensive network of Channel Partners to enterprise and government customers in the region.

"If you want to rapidly gain market share in the Middle East's lucrative IT security market, you need StarLink as a distributor. They have the expertise, reach, resources and relationships to help us accelerate growth and customer acquisition in the region".
Jeremy Nicholls, Arbor Networks' Vice President Global Channels & Alliances

"DDoS attacks in the region are becoming more frequent, taking down networks, tarnishing reputations and impacting businesses. Arbor has solutions that specifically address the needs of the Middle East's enterprises and service provider customers. We are excited to align Arbor's best-of-breed technology with our Channel so that Partners can deliver the situational awareness, security intelligence, incident response and forensic capabilities that customers need to detect, mitigate and analyze DDoS threats."
Mahmoud Nimer, General Manager at StarLink

About Arbor Networks

Arbor Networks, Inc. helps secure the world's largest enterprise and service provider networks from DDoS attacks and advanced threats. Arbor is the world's leading provider of DDoS protection in the enterprise, carrier and mobile market segments, according to Infonetics Research. Arbor's advanced threat solutions deliver comprehensive network visibility through a combination of packet capture and NetFlow technology, enabling the rapid detection and mitigation of malware and malicious insiders. Arbor also delivers market-leading analytics for dynamic incident response, historical analysis, visualization and forensics. Arbor strives to be a "force multiplier," making network and security teams the experts. Our goal is to provide a richer picture into networks and more security context - so customers can solve problems faster and help reduce the risk to their business.

To learn more about Arbor products and services, please visitwww.arbornetworks.com. Arbor's research, analysis and insight, together with data from the ATLAS® global threat intelligence system, can be found at the ATLAS Threat Portal.