StarLink Signed as Extreme Networks VAD in MENA

To deliver end-to-end enterprise networking solutions that build stronger connections and better business outcomes


Sunday, November 26, 2017 - Dubai, UAE - StarLink, the region’s “True” Value-Added-Distributor (VAD), today announced a new distribution partnership with Extreme Networks, Inc. (NASDAQ: EXTR) for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.

Extreme Networks, one of the world’s largest leading providers of high-performance end-to-end enterprise networking solutions can deliver an IT infrastructure that’s fast, resilient and can tune itself to the demands of users, applications and security threats – from wired to wireless, desktop to data center.

StarLink through its extensive channel network in the MENA region will drive new business opportunities for Extreme Networks with a focused team that will sell, install and support the entire portfolio of products. 


Mahmoud Nimer, General Manager at StarLink said, “We have primed our portfolio for a best-of-breed network infrastructure vendor, and the timing could not be more well aligned with this partnership. Extreme’s growth strategy to lead the networking industry from the data center to the wireless edge, secures their position as a top player in the enterprise networking market. We are excited about the opportunity to assist Extreme Networks achieve exponential growth in region."

Mark Smith, Regional Sales Director MEA at Extreme Networks said, “We are eager to work with StarLink as our new distributor, as the partnership will significantly strengthen our position as the industry leading solution in the MENA enterprise networking market. We expect StarLink to play a pivotal role in our regional growth strategy, enabling us to reach more resellers with end-to-end software-driven solutions that will drive their customers’ digital transformation initiatives.”

About Extreme Networks 

Extreme Networks, Inc. (EXTR) delivers software-driven networking solutions that help IT departments everywhere deliver the ultimate business outcome: stronger connections with customers, partners and employees. Wired to wireless, desktop to data center, on premise or through the cloud, we go to extreme measures for our customers in more than 80 countries, delivering 100% insourced call-in technical support to organizations large and small, including some of the world's leading names in business, hospitality, retail, transportation and logistics, education, government, healthcare and manufacturing. Founded in 1996, Extreme is headquartered in San Jose, California. For more information, visit Extreme's website or

call 1-888-257-3000.

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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 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.