StarLink enters into strategic distribution agreement with Commvault

This partnership aims to empower enterprises in the region to unlock the true value of their data with a smart and agile IT data strategy

Monday, 28 September 2020 – Dubai, UAE – StarLink, the fastest growing “True” Value-added Distributor (VAD) in the Middle East, Turkey, and Africa (META) region has announced a distribution partnership with Commvault for META with plans to empower progressive enterprises to rethink data management. In the wake of the current pandemic, the security landscape has become even more challenging and organizations are faced with serious uncertainties about their data. This includes how data can be managed and rapidly recovered in the event of a cyberattack or breach. This new normal has created the need for an even greater robust data protection, cloud, and information management solution.

Commvault, a recognized global enterprise software leader in the management of data across cloud and on-premises environments can help businesses move, manage, recover and use an organization’s most critical asset - data - in exciting new ways. The flexible and comprehensive data management platform helps deliver actionable insights from data stored across the IT infrastructure, enabling enterprises to redefine backup and recovery.

The two companies will jointly collaborate to distribute Commvault’s Enterprise Data Management and SAAS Backup and Recovery product suite and under this agreement, StarLink pledges to deploy its Business Development, Technical and Marketing expertise in building stronger brand awareness and to expand Commvault’s market share.

Nidal Othman, co-founder and managing director, StarLink commented: “Commvault is very strategic as it complements multiple domains in the company’s solutions portfolio - Storage, Operating Systems, Hypervisors and Cloud Solutions. It will enable customers to navigate many of the challenges they face as they undertake this journey towards a Software Defined IT infrastructure.”

He added that "With our strong market expertise, value-added service and exceptional customer success, we look forward to confidently deliver Commvault’s comprehensive Data Management product suite to our partners and their customers in the region."

Wael Mustafa, area vice-president for MESAT at Commvault commented: “We are proud to have entered into this strategic distribution agreement with StarLink, The collaboration will help a wide range of businesses in the region utilize data in a more effective way. There is a continued increase in interest around investments in intelligent data management systems as organizations realize the importance of protecting and managing data during this tough economic climate. We work to build strategic and cost-effective solutions that are enabling some of the largest enterprises in the region realize significant benefits including risk reduction, long-term compliance and disaster recovery.”

Commvault recently announced a new portfolio of products and services to intelligently manage data. New to the portfolio are Commvault Backup & Recovery, Commvault Disaster Recovery, Commvault Complete Data Protection and Commvault HyperScale X.

 About StarLink:

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 innovate 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 offerings, and assists customers to identify key risks and define priorities for addressing their IT Security gaps and enhance their Data Center and Cloud infrastructure.