Spectrum Training today announced that it has been honored as one of the leading Juniper Networks Authorized Education Partners in the EMEA for 2010 for its world classes training facilities, and highly skilled instructors in the region. Spectrum which is a IT Networking and Security training, certification and consultancy services provider in the Middle East & Africa region provides global standard technical training to several of the enterprises based in this region. Read More…

Trend Micro today announced the launch of two new new products which will further extend the company’s strategy to help enterprises reap the benefits of virtualization and cloud computing without giving up high levels of security along the way. Trend Micro SecureCloud 1.1 provides enterprise-class data protection through encryption in the cloud, while Trend Micro Deep Security 7.5 Update 1 offers performance improvements that will enable the Deep Security virtual appliance to provide agentless intrusion detection and prevention using VMware vShield Endpoint for higher virtual machine density levels.

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Blue Coat Systems recently won the Frost & Sullivan Global Product Differentiation Excellence Award 2011 for content filtering for its Secure Web Gateway solution. According to Blue Coat, it was palced higher than its competitors in four of the five categories and tied in the remaining one. Blue Coat Secure Web Gateway solution stood out in the comparative analysis with stringent parameters like unique features and functionality, quality and complexity, customization, brand perception of the uniqueness of the product and matching product to market needs. Read More…

SonicWALL today announced the availability of SonicWALL Secure Remote Access (SRA) Virtual Appliance and SonicWALL Aventail E-Class SRA Virtual Appliance. The new appliances add to the existing SSL VPN SMB and enterprise-class hardware line-up and further expand SonicWALL’s virtualized appliance offerings that include management, reporting and email security. Combining scalability and reliability, the SSL VPN solutions are the perfect choice for securing a growing mobile workforce.Read More…

Norton by Symantec, the Internet security specialist unveiled its free online Cybercrime Index to tackle the issue of cyber crime, by tracking and warning computer users about daily cybercrime risks around the world. The Norton Cybercrime Index is free to the public and alerts consumers to the most dangerous websites, the most hijacked search terms by cybercriminals, as well as top scams, identity theft and spam.
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SonicWALL, today unveiled Next-Generation Firewalls (NGFW) called as SuperMassive E10000 consisting of the E10100, the E10200, the E10400 and the flagship E10800. The SuperMassive Series features a massively scalable multi-core architecture that utilizes up to 96 cores of processing power. It delivers more than 40 Gbps of firewall throughput and over 30 Gbps of application control and Intrusion Prevention Service (IPS) with industry-leading power, space and cooling (PSC) metricRead More…

STME announced the deployment of storage and security solutions in association with Hitachi Data Systems, Symantec and NetApp at Dubai Silicon Oasis. The project will enhance the performance for the IT infrastructure of DSO, which includes a fibre optic network and a Tier III data centre, to cater to the varied requirements of the companies that reside DSO.Read More…

Bulwark got the additional distribution rights to distribute Cyberoam beyond UAE and Oman in the Middle East region to Qatar, Bahrain and Kuwait. Cyberoam security products in the region. The move is to strengthen Cyberoam’s customer and geographical outreach and to fulfill the fast growing demand for identity based Cyberoam security products in the region.Read More…

Optimus Technology and Telecommunications, the leading Value Added Distributor signed a strategic agreement with global vendor Netgear to distribute its range of products designed specifically for the SMB segment across the Middle East and Africa with exclusive distribution rights in countries such as Qatar, Kuwait and Oman. The deal allows Optimus to add Netgear’s mid-market to networking and storage solutions to its portfolio, including its ProSafe switch range, ProSecure Unified Threat Management (UTM) appliances, and the ReadyNAS line of business and consumer NAS solutions. Read More…

HANCO (Al Tala’a International Transportation Co Limited), one of the major car rentals, leasing and fleet management companies in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) recently deployed SonicWALL’s Next Generation Firewall solutions in order to boost business performance, secure its network and increase network bandwidth. From its headquarters in Jeddah, the solution was deployed across HANCO’s extensive network connecting its four remote branch office locations together to ensure and secure critical data transfer at all times.Read More…