Almasa Value to distribute gateProtect in MEA region

Roger El Tawil, Executive Director of Almasa Value Distribution

Almasa Value Distribution, a division of Almasa Holdings announced its appointment as the Exclusive Master Distributor for gateProtect in the Middle East region and it will be responsible for recruiting security-focused partners for gateProtect in the region and is expected to run gateProtect-themed events in the UAE and Saudi Arabia later this year for its channel partners.

Roger El Tawil, Executive Director of Almasa Value Distribution, said, “gateProtect´s solutions unite modern security and network features which Middle East businesses need to protect their information and corporate identities, including firewall, bridging, VLAN, single sign-on, Web filter, virus filter, real-time spam detection and HTTPs proxy – all together in one system. With such a high calibre of security products and solutions, and given the increasing demand for efficient and cost-effective security strategies, Almasa Value Distribution sees tremendous regional potential for this exclusive master distribution agreement.”

A member of the initiative ‘IT Security made in Germany’ and with minimum training and easy installation, the gateProtect security appliances will be now available to resellers in the Middle East, Central and North Africa via Almasa Value Distribution. Almasa aims to enable and educate the channel for gateProtect’s security solutions, enabling its resellers to provide end-users with solutions that are easily configured and administered, including gateProtect’s unique and patented eGUI interface, which makes their united threat management products and solutions easy to install and support.

Dennis Monner, CEO of gateProtect, said, Almasa Value Distribution as an ideal fit to the brand’s Middle East growth strategy, commenting, “Almasa’s regional expertise, focus on the security sector and knowledge of the needs of the Middle East’s market make the company the right conduit for gateProtect to reach our ideal base of regional resellers and ultimately, end-users. gateProtect has extremely relevant and beneficial security offerings for the Middle East and in partnership with Almasa Value Distribution, we plan to protect some of the region’s most important assets in the comings months.”