emt Holdings, the group holding company for emt Distribution, the leading international value added distribution company, after successfully carving out a niche for itself in Middle East Africa market, continued its march to expand its operations beyond Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East and Africa with the announced of it entering the Latin American market through incorporation TekVia.
The incorporation of TekVia to manage and grow the Latin American Region is latest stage in emt Distribution’s global strategy to provide its resellers, Distributors and vendors with local pre and post-sales support.
Speaking about the new development, Mohammad Mobasseri, CEO at emt Distribution MEA and group Board Member of emt Holdings, said, “The new company, TekVia is incorporated in the USA and will be based in Argentina. Organizations in the Americas and around the world are routinely compromised by attackers that seek to steal their financial assets and intellectual property. emt Distribution is committed to helping organizations across the Americas address their security gap by equipping them with the tools, intelligence and expertise required to find and stop attackers that bypass their preventive computer security measures.”
“Heading up the team of security solution experts is Cecilia Zuvic, Managing Partner at TekVia. Along with a team of consultants and engineers, chosen for their experience in selecting, implementing and supporting IT security solutions, Ms. Zuvic will build on emt Distribution’s strengths by delivering value-added services to resellers across the Americas,” concluded Mobasseri.
Latin America’s IT security market is currently valued at $4.46bn. It is expected to grow at a CAGR of 17.6%, and be worth $11.91bn by the end of 2019. “Latin American IT security market infrastructure development is on the rise. However, along with this development comes emerging IT security related threats,” explained Zuvic. “After the challenges created due to the lack of resources and the inability to implement technological solutions is overcome, this market has great potential for growth,” added Zuvic.
TekVia will cover all countries in Latin America including Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Columbia, Peru, Chile, Venezuela, Cuba, and Uruguay, among others. The company will help vendors such as Secunia and Altaro, among other brands that emt Distribution represents across the globe, to increase their presence and sales in the region, by introducing them to new Resellers and Distributors and guide them with their channel efforts.
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