Mindware to distribute Barracuda in Africa
Building on th existed partnership covering Gulf and Levant countries, the leading Value Added Distributors, Mindware today announced that it has has extended its distribution agreement with Barracuda to offer its entire suite of security products across North, West and Central Africa.
Elaborating on the partnership, Toni Azzi, General Manager – Qatar, North Africa and Levant at Mindware said, “Barracuda is an established leader in enterprise email security and has a vast array of innovative security solutions spanning networks, data, and applications. Adding the vendor to our portfolio, complements and strengthens our current security offerings. The solutions provide a strong value proposition to our channel partners and their customers looking to implement best-of-breed, enterprise-grade, cloud-ready security technologies. We are looking to replicate the same level of success in Africa that we have been able to achieve for the vendor in the Gulf and Levant region.”
Mindware will focus on the entire suite of Barracuda business products, with emphasis on increasing regional adoption of the company’s email security solutions including Email Security Gateway and Cloud-to-Cloud Backup.
With the hybrid workplace trend, Mindware sees huge potential for Barracuda CloudGen WAN, the first secure SD-WAN service built natively on Microsoft Azure. It is a single, unified solution that makes it very simple for enterprises to ensure highly secure, seamless connectivity to all their locations and all their cloud-based resources and applications.
“We have shared a long standing relationship with Mindware and are excited to extend this partnership to Africa, which is a key growth market for Barracuda. The distributor with its strong security practice, high level of technical expertise, expansive partner network and unparalleled knowledge of the region, will be a key ally for our company. We believe we are now well placed to serve the unique requirements of regional customers and in doing so, increase our market share,” concludes Chris Ross, SVP International Sales at Barracuda.
The distributor will also promote Barracuda CloudGen Firewall, a solution that goes beyond next-generation firewalls and gives companies comprehensive protection for on-premises and multi-cloud deployment.