Kaspersky and Ingram Micro join forces

Kaspersky Lab and Ingram Micro have announced an agreement to bring the latest Kaspersky Lab offerings on the Ingram Micro Cloud Marketplace in the Middle East region. Channel partners will now have access to a wide range of solutions and offerings including Kaspersky Security for Virtualization and Kaspersky Endpoint Security, along with fully automated ordering, provisioning, management & billing of an endpoint/virtualization security.

Ali Baghdadi, SVP & Chief Executive from Ingram Micro, META

Ali Baghdadi, SVP & Chief Executive from Ingram Micro, META said: “Partnering with Kaspersky Lab for its offerings to come to our regional cloud marketplace is a strategic move for us. This adds great value to our customers offering security solutions to the SMB segment in a fully automated way with the flexibility of subscribing monthly.”

This strategic agreement between the two companies allows resellers and managed service providers to purchase monthly licenses for flagship solutions such Kaspersky End Point Security Advanced, Select and Cloud. The agreement will also offer managed service providers additional benefits that allows them to enhance their Security-as-a-Service practice, while generating greater opportunities in the SMB segment.

Commenting on the strategic agreement, Maxim Frolov, Managing Director, META at Kaspersky Lab, said, “We are enthusiastic about our partnership with Ingram Micro, especially as it will help our customers adapt to today’s changing business landscape, supported by our award-winning endpoint solutions. We believe that our combined strengths will ensure matchless data protection for our customers across the region, and uncover opportunities in the local and regional cloud market.”

As digital transformation becomes a top-of-mind priority for the C-Suite and businesses across the Middle Eastern region, upgrading to cloud proves to have a direct impact on efficiency. The Ingram Micro Cloud Marketplace launched in META region in October 2017, helped channel partners better respond to this unprecedented business demand and compete more effectively in today’s evolving marketplace.