In a drive to make enterprises and governments more resilient to cyber threats

Sunday, October 9th, 2016, Dubai, UAE: StarLink, the region’s trusted security-specialized “True” Value-Added-Distributor (VAD), will be present at GITEX again this year in the same prime location (Stand D1-1) Entrance Hall 1, and will showcase participating vendors from its portfolio.

Vendors participating will include coverage of multiple IT Security domains including encryption, threat intelligence, behavioral analytics, next-generation firewalls, secure mobility, deception technology, and advanced threat protection against DDoS, DNS and other malware.

StarLink’s portfolio has evolved into a uniquely integrated solutions lifecycle consisting of Datacenter & Cloud, Data Governance, Risk Analytics, Threat Protection, Secure Mobility, Incident Response and Operational Intelligence. Each of these solutions comprise of vendors’ core competencies, and feed into each other giving customers the ability to quickly understand their IT security gaps, and set priorities accordingly, starting from achieving effective application performance and traffic visibility, to implementing critical controls, to verification of those controls, to zero-day malware protection, to sensitive data consumption, to remediation of next-generation threats, and then back around again, while centrally consolidating visibility of all machine data to generate valuable insights.

Every year StarLink exhibits at GITEX to nurture Partner, Customer and Vendor relationships, each of whom have the opportunity to network with each other on the stand, as well as, meet with StarLink’s Management team to learn more about StarLink’s Security Framework, Solutions Lifecycle and business strategy as well as the recently launched StarLink Vertical Security Trend Matrix. 

The StarLink Vertical Security Trend Matrix provides Security leaders in the key verticals of Government, Telco, Oil & Gas and Banking, insight into how the latest IT Security trends cater to their respective industries, in order to address today’s compliance and next-generation threat protection requirements. The top 5 IT Security Trends are namely, Behavioral Analytics, Internet of Things, Cloud, Mobile and Incident Response.

Nidal Othman, Managing Director at StarLink said, “As threats continue to increase, we are seeing that cybersecurity risks have become top of mind for leaders in enterprise and government customers. This year we are as excited as ever to be present at GITEX along with our participating vendors who represent best-of-breed IT Security technology, helping fortify customers’ security posture.” He added, “With StarLink’s consultative approach and support delivery capabilities backed by a robust in-house technical team and a strong bandwidth of Strategic Partners from across the region, we are able to help customers reduce cyber risks and improve cyber security programmes.”

StarLink has achieved tremendous success over the course of last year. Some of these milestones are highlighted below:

  • StarLink named Gemalto Middle East Distributor of the Year
  • Security Business Partner Advisory Council 2015 – Middle East/Africa Region
  • StarLink named Top Guardium Business Partner, Middle East
  • Reseller Middle East – Best Growth Initiative of a Distributor – StarLink
  • MobileIron – Excellence in Marketing Award 2016
  • StarLink Accelerates North America Expansion
  • StarLink Egypt transformed into  North African Hub
  • StarLink doubles it footprint in  KSA
  • StarLink Announces Partnership with Veracode
  • Trend Micro Strengthens MENA Distribution Channel with StarLink
  • StarLink Becomes Distributor for
  • Darktrace in Middle East and Turkey
  • StarLink Extends EMEA Coverage into Europe