Security vendor signs strategic agreement to expand its customer reach in the region
Dubai, UAE – April 15, 2012: ESET Middle East, the leading security solution provider, today announced that it has signed a strategic agreement with EMPA Middle East FZCO. Under this agreement, EMPA will now be authorized to distribute ESET’s extensive line of security solutions across all GCC countries.
As threat landscape continues to grow and become more sophisticated, ESET reports strong demand for its proactive security solutions. This strategic partnership with EMPA will help the vendor meet the increased demand for its security offerings and expand its customer base across the region.
“ESET is the next-gen security solution that offers high-level of proactive security against emerging and malicious threat,” said Aji Joseph, General Manager ESET Middle East. “Combined with our advanced security offerings and EMPA’s local expertise, this partnership is an ideal fit to the brand’s growth strategy. We are confident that EMPA will assist us in broadening our reach across the region,” added Aji.
Nicholas Argyrides, Managing Director at EMPA Middle East said, “As cyber threats are on the rise, it’s no secret that security is imperative for every user and IT administrator; it is also a key focus for EMPA, particularly since we are in the process of tactically broadening our portfolio. We are delighted to be associated with an award-winning vendor like ESET and we are looking forward to a rewarding and long-lasting business relationship.”
Founded in 1992, ESET is a global provider of security solutions for businesses and consumers. The Company pioneered, and continues to lead the industry in proactive threat detection. ESET NOD32 Antivirus holds the world record for the number of Virus Bulletin “VB100” Awards, and has never missed a single “In-the-Wild” worm or virus since the inception of testing in 1998. ESET NOD32 Antivirus, ESET Smart Security and ESET Cybersecurity for Mac are trusted by millions of global users and are among the most recommended security solutions in the world.
The Company has global headquarters in Bratislava (Slovakia), with regional distribution centers in San Diego (U.S.), Buenos Aires (Argentina), and Singapore. ESET has malware research centers in Bratislava, San Diego, Buenos Aires, Prague (Czech Republic), Krakow (Poland), Montreal (Canada), Moscow (Russia), and an extensive presence in more than 180 countries.
EMPA Middle East FZCO, established in 1998, Jebel Ali Free Zone, Dubai, UAE is one of the leading regional IT distributors in the Middle East and North Africa regions. EMPA Middle East is the authorized distributor of well-known brands such as Intel, ESET, Kingston, Toshiba, Iomega, Fujitsu, Philips, and Transcend.
For further information, please contact EMPA Middle East FZCO at +97148039500 or email [email protected].