Forcepoint awards Middle East/channel partners, launches new channel partner program

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Dubai, UAE: Global cybersecurity leader Forcepoint hosted its channel partner event to update partners on the latest product developments and strategic direction of the human-centric solutions Forcepoint offers. Hosted in Dubai at the Five Palm Hotel, the event was attended by delegates from KSA, UAE, Egypt, Kuwait, and Oman. During the event, Forcepoint awarded its regional channel partners by recognizing their achievements in 2018 and their contribution to the brand’s growth in the Middle East.

Forcepoint also launched its new channel partner program, designed to enable focused partners to offer integrated solutions, helping customers to capitalise on the business benefits offered by digital transformation.

“This event brought our channel partner community under one roof to celebrate their invaluable contribution to the brand’s success and growth across the Middle East. Forcepoint’s human-centric approach to security enables our customers to protect their people and critical data against the most sophisticated attackers, while freeing them to conduct their business in the most efficient and agile way possible.  Digital transformation offers huge opportunities but also presents great challenges, and by enabling our partners to assist CISOs to manage network security centrally, in a dynamic and multi-cloud manner, we know we are setting them up for great success.” said Oni Chakravartti, VP, Global Channel Sales at Forcepoint during his keynote session.

The Middle East Channel Partner Award winners for 2018 are:

  • Highest Growth Partner – Security Matterz (KSA) and ITQAN Al Khaleej Computers (UAE)
  • Highest Pipeline Generated – InFort (Egypt) and Seven Seas computers (UAE)
  • Most Complex Deal – AFLAK Solutions for Communications and IT Ltd. (KSA) and ITQAN Al Khaleej Computers (UAE)
  • Most Enabled Partner – Hemaya Information Technology (Egypt) and Paramount Computer Systems (UAE)
  • Technical Champion – Asem Shashaa from StarLink (KSA) and Firas Ghatasheh from StarLink (UAE)
  • Most Value-Added Distributor – Mideast Communication Systems (Egypt) and Arrow (UAE)

The event educated Forcepoint’s channel partners about innovative digital transformation strategies in cybersecurity and the opportunities to grow. With Forcepoint’s risk adaptive protection, cybersecurity programs, processes and technologies can be uniquely applied to the individual, rather than just to broad groups of users within the organization, thereby lowering overall risk, accelerating business transformation and reducing cost.

About Forcepoint:
Forcepoint is the global human-centric cybersecurity company transforming the digital enterprise by continuously adapting security response to the dynamic risk posed by individual users and machines. The Forcepoint Human Point system delivers Risk-Adaptive Protection to continuously ensure trusted use of data and systems. Based in Austin, Texas, Forcepoint protects the human point for thousands of enterprise and government customers in more than 150 countries.