Sophos signs Ingram Micro
Ingram Micro to promote and distribute Sophos’ range of cybersecurity solutions
Cybersecurity vendor Sophos has signed Ingram Micro, one of the largest distributors in the META region, as its newest distributor for the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Iraq and Yemen.
The agreement will see Ingram Micro distribute and promote cyber threat protection products from Sophos for networks and endpoints, including web, email, server and mobile security through its network of resellers across the region.
“Cybersecurity has never been more important for organisations in the Middle East, and the growing demand for our solutions reflects this. Signing up Ingram Micro is a part of a focused channel expansion strategy for the region to deliver advanced and highly-effective cybersecurity solutions that are only available through our channel partners,” said Harish Chib, vice president, Sophos Middle East & Africa.
“Ingram Micro’s geographical coverage, extensive customer base and its value-added services have established it as the largest and fastest growing Value Added Distributor in the region. Ingram is the perfect distribution relationship for our robust pipeline of exciting new products and technology, especially in our strategic pillars of next-generation endpoint, nextgeneration firewall, and the Sophos Central cloud-based management platform which enables synchronised security protection,” Chib added.
Sophos sells exclusively through a partners, currently numbering 3,000 transacting resellers in the MEA region and more than 39,000 resellers worldwide. Sophos support for partners includes sales training and certification, co-branded marketing assets, 24x 7 support.
Chib says signing up Ingram Micro is part of a focused channel expansion strategy for the Middle East.