StarLink signs strategic distribution agreement with F5 for the Gulf & Levant region

Monday, 4th October 2021 – Dubai, UAE  – StarLink, the fastest growing “True” Value-added Distributor (VAD) in the Middle East, Turkey, and Africa (META) region, today announced an agreement for the distribution of F5 solutions across the Gulf and Levant.

A global leader in multi-cloud application security and delivery, F5 empowers its customers – the world’s largest enterprises, service providers, financial and educational institutions, government entities, and consumer brands – to create, secure, and operate applications that deliver extraordinary digital experiences.

Fueled by automation and AI-driven insights, these applications naturally adapt based on their changing environment so companies can focus on their core business, boost speed to market, improve operations, and build trust with their customers. By enabling these adaptive applications, F5 – with its NGINX, Shape Security, and Volterra technologies – offers a comprehensive suite of solutions for every digital organization in the world,

Mahmoud Nimer, President, StarLink said “We are extremely pleased to partner with F5, a market leader in multiple domains – app security, traffic management, cloud security and optimization, as well as automation and orchestration. This is in line with our strategy to accelerate our customers’ digitization journey by empowering them with best-of-breed solutions and services through our channel network. We have earned our trusted-advisory role through our expert sales and technical expertise, which is supported by a solid services arm, training academy and best-in-class operational excellence.”

Nasser El Abdouli, Director of Channel Sales for the Middle East, Turkey, and Africa at F5, said “Our strategic partnership with StarLink will be very beneficial for business and organisations across the Gulf and Levant region. More than ever, F5 can secure and deliver extraordinary digital experiences by simplifying traditional application delivery, enabling modern app delivery at scale, securing every application wherever deployed, and using data to unlock the value of insights and automation.”

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.