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emt Distribution joins hands with AlienVault, Inc.

May 7, 2014 1:11 pm

emt Distribution, the leading international value added distribution company in the Middle East region announced the expansion of its product portfolio with the addition of Unified Security Management products from AlienVault to its bouquet. This new partnership will make AlienVault’s Unified Security Management platform, which brings together five distinct capabilities in one convenient package including asset discovery, vulnerability assessment, threat detection, behavioral monitoring, and security intelligence reporting, available to resellers and their customers in Middle East region.

Mohammad Mobasseri, CEO at emt Distribution said, “We are delighted to partner with AlienVault, and their products will complement our existing product portfolio. The new products offer total scalability, from SMB right up to major enterprises. We are confident that the unique products from AlienVault will open up several new avenues for our partners to expand their market base.”

Mobasseri added, “AlienVault security solutions will help customers eliminate weaknesses and minimise vulnerabilities in their network security. This proactive approach greatly reduces exposure to financial and reputational risk.”

As part of the distribution agreement, emt Distribution will offer technical and sales training, joint marketing and selling programs, and first and second-level technical support. emt will collaborate with the company to ensure that customers have local support from experienced security experts.

“We’re pleased to add emt Distribution as a top value-added distributor in the Middle East,” said Justin Endres, Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales at AlienVault. “With our Unified Security Management platform, AlienVault Labs Threat Intelligence and the Open Threat Exchange, we deliver a unified, simple and affordable solution for threat detection and compliance management. Now, with the addition of emt Distribution, we have an accelerated path to those resellers who are seeking alternatives to costly and resource-intensive SIEM solutions. We look forward to a long and successful relationship with emt Distribution and the Middle East.”

emt Distribution is authorised to distribute AlienVault products in Middle East including countries like KSA, UAE, Oman, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain, Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt, Afghanistan, Iraq, Pakistan, and Yemen.

AlienVault has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the Visionaries quadrant of the 2013 “Magic Quadrant for Security Information and Event Management” for the second consecutive year. In addition, AlienVault was included in the “Critical Capabilities for Security Information and Event Management” report for being one of the largest participants in the SIEM market as determined by Gartner.