Websense Strengthens MENA Distribution Channel with StarLink

Sunday, October 19th, 2014 – Dubai, UAE

StarLink, the region's trusted security-specialized "True" Value-Added-Distributor (VAD), announced today that it has inked a distribution contract with Websense, a global leader in protecting organizations from advanced cyber-attacks and data theft. As a leading distributor in the region with well-established business and government relationships, StarLink will sell, install and support Websense products and solutions through its Channel Partners to enterprise and government customers in the Middle East and North Africa.

"Thousands of organizations worldwide use Websense Web, email, data and mobile security products to solve any number of security problems. Our alliance with StarLink will provide Channel Partners with integrated solutions in security intelligence and create a solid and unified foundation for clients. We at Websense are confident of achieving even greater accomplishments in the region by leveraging on StarLink's highly reputed value-added-distribution support," said Husamettin Baskaya, Senior Regional Director Middle East & North Africa at Websense.

"StarLink's unique defense-in-depth portfolio is equipped to combat next-generation threats and address today's compliance challenges. As the contest between cyber-attackers and cybersecurity professionals continues to evolve, StarLink's robust on-the-ground presence and best-of-breed Advanced Threat Protection story, which now includes Websense, will aid in protecting enterprises and government organizations from modern day malware, and also assist customers in consolidating security platforms, saving time and cutting costs," said Mahmoud Nimer, General Manager at StarLink.

About Websense

Websense, Inc. is a global leader in protecting organizations from the latest cyber-attacks and data theft. Websense® TRITON® comprehensive security solutions unify Web, email, and mobile security with data loss prevention (DLP) at the lowest total cost of ownership. More than 11,000 enterprises worldwide rely on Websense TRITON security intelligence to stop advanced persistent threats, targeted attacks and evolving malware. Websense prevents data breaches, intellectual property theft and enforces security compliance and best practices. A global network of channel partners distributes scalable, unified appliance- and Cloud-based Websense TRITON solutions.

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