At the Gemalto Middle East Partner Summit 2016 Award Ceremony

Tuesday, July 12th, 2016 - Dubai, UAEStarLink, the region's trusted security-specialized "True" Value-Added-Distributor (VAD), was awarded ‘Identity and Data Protection Solutions Distributor of the Year’ by Gemalto, the world leader in digital security at their Middle East Partner Summit 2016 on 26th May, 2016. The exclusive event held at the Conrad Hotel in Dubai hosted close to 30 partners from the GCC and South Gulf region. Gemalto honored its key channel and distribution partners across various categories.

Sebastien Pavie, Director, MEA Regional Director, Identity & Data Protection, Gemalto said, “StarLink received the award based on growing their revenue with us year-on-year, winning the strategic deal of the year and achieving ATC (Authorized Training Center) status. Furthermore, they focused on adding incremental value in areas that were crucial for us: growing the SAS (SafeNet Authentication Service) cloud business and the SMB space.”

Nidal Othman, Managing Director, StarLink, commented “We are truly proud to have received this award from Gemalto, one of our key esteemed vendors. We have been a distributor for SafeNet, now a part of Gemalto, for many years, and each year the partnership becomes more and more successful due to the loyalty, integrity and trust that has been built.” He added “We will definitely continue investing with Gemalto, as it is clear that the commitment towards our mutual goals has paid off.”