Al Hosani Computer, Kaspersky Lab’s consumer republishing and distribution partner in the GCC and West Asia, announces the activation of their green initiative – Kaspersky Lab Green Horses – associated to green delivery vans. The Green Horses themed fleet of vans will be expediting delivery of Kaspersky Lab’s products to customers across the UAE. The main aim behind this programme is to reinforce the brand awareness of this famous antivirus software, and endorse Kaspersky Lab’s “Green Zone” malware free concept.

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Sourcefire the leading cybersecurity solutions provider, today announced that it has expanded its IPS solutions portfolio on three fronts with Sourcefire IPSx, a streamlined, easy-to-manage IPS, Sourcefire 4.10 software release, an enhanced awareness and 3rd party interoperability for the Next-Generation Intrusion Prevention System (NGIPS) and Sourcefire 8000 Series appliances, a modular and scalable high-speed platform powered by new FirePOWER technology for enterprise customers. The Sourcefire 8000 Series appliances set a new standard for IPS hardware, addressing enterprise requirements for flexible configurations, lower entry prices, and faster processing of network data.

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Fortinet launched its new range of ‘Technology Specializations’ for its partners across its international area. The new partner program aims at supporting Fortinet’s strategy of providing end-to-end IT security solutions with the sales of its FortiMail, FortiWeb, and FortiDB product lines. Fortinet’s FortiPartner Program (FPP) is classified into four tiers – Gold, Silver, Bronze and Managed Security Services Providers (MSSPs) – with the selective recruitment of top-tier partners to differentiate those fairly, based on their level of commitment.
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BitDefender, a provider of innovative Internet security solutions, launched the BitDefender Partner Advantage Network, a new channel partner programme designed to accelerate partner revenue growth and market expansion. With the BitDefender Partner Advantage Network, the company is moving aggressively to better empower the reseller community to capitalise on growth opportunities in IT security, offering more dedicated technical support, sales and marketing assistance, and training and education. In addition, the partner programme will also offer beneficial commissions and business terms in the industry.
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Despite the serious threat posed to enterprises from accidental and malicious misuse of data, uptake of data loss prevention technology will remain low for the next four years, according to Ovum. In a new report, the independent technology analyst firm states that the data loss prevention (DLP) technology market will reach global revenues of just $832 million by 2015, from a low base point of $458 million in 2009. These figures are small in comparison to other key IT security markets such as network security, which will reach revenues of $6.5 billion in 2015.Read More…

Site Technology in association with Cisco and CommScope hosted a focused IT Defense Conference called ‘Borderless Network and Collaboration’ recently in Abu Dhabi to enable the selected senior management executives of various entities within defense sector to examine the latest technologies offered and adapt innovative business solutions for unique business requirements.
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Kaspersky Lab, leading security and threat management solutions, today announced plans to refine its organizational structure and become one of the top three IT security solutions providers for endpoint users in 2011. According to Kaspersky Lab’s operational results for 2010, the company demonstrated significant growth in all regions. Globally, the company’s revenues grew by 38 percent year-on-year and exceeded $500 million. The year 2010 was also a successful one for Kaspersky Lab in the CIS, Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa, where revenues totaled $131 million — an increase of 35 percent compared to 2009.Read More…

ISnSC the specialist in Information Assurance & Cryptography today annouced the launche Government Security Governance (GSG) solution for all the Governments across the Middle East region. The GSG aims to help government entities obtain a full perception of the government network and detect any kind of violations in real-time in a cost-effective way. The GSG is based on the SAINT framework that does not require any additional implementations or alteration to any government network, which ensures smooth government operation. Having SAINT certified engineers will also ensure the maximum output of the GSG.Read More…

Vasco Data Security, today announced its new multi-tier channel strategy for the EMEA region as an extension of its existing partner program, tailored to the specific needs of its distributors and resellers throughout the region. The enhanced channel model is aimed at extending the reach of its strong authentication solutions and services throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and focuses on empowering relationships with Vasco’s channel partners. Vasco intends to lower the threshold to work together with Vasco.

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Spectrum the leading IT Networking and Security training, certification and consultancy services provider recently added a new data centre based on Juniper Networks 2 tier switching architecture to increase training capabilities to offer the enhanced options for students on its IT training and certification program. The new data centre is comprised of Juniper Networks EX Series Ethernet Virtual Chassis Technology promoting the important of low power consumption, use of a virtualized environment and IP based power management. This will allow Spectrum to offer more courses and accommodate a greater number of students.
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Axis Communications, today unveiled the world’s smallest, ceiling mount pan/tilt/zoom dome cameras AXIS M50 in the region. AXIS M50 PTZ Dome Network Camera Series offers business managers a highly discreet and affordable solution for remotely monitoring indoor areas, such as stores, banks, hotels, office lobbies, restaurants and warehouses, to more effectively manage one or more locations and improve security. With a sleek and compact design, AXIS M50 cameras are only 13 cm (5.1”) wide and 5.6 cm (2.2”) high, enabling discreet, high-quality 360° surveillance in HDTV. A built-in microphone also allows managers to use the audio detection function to monitor for unusual noises during off-hours to trigger a security alarm.

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