Comguard and HP Jointly Trains Partners on Enterprise Security

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Published May 26th, 2013 - 08:49 GMT
Comguard-HP joint training workshop in progress at Riyadh
Comguard-HP joint training workshop in progress at Riyadh

Comguard, a Dubai based leading value added distributor for IT security products today announced that in association with HP it conducted a special training workshop for channel partners in Saudi Arabia to educate, train and even certify channel partners at no extra cost on HP Enterprise Security solutions.

The workshop was held on 15th May 2013, at Mariott Hotel, Al Ma’ather Street, Al Wazarat District, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, which was attended by over 40 leading channel partners from all across the kingdom.

HP Enterprise Security Products is a completely security-focused business unit that is bringing together the award-winning offerings of HP ArcSight, HP Fortify and HP TippingPoint with unparalleled security research capabilities into a unified platform - the Security Intelligence & Risk Management Platform.

Experts from both Comguard and HP gave overview including latest developments, updates and offerings and offered technical training on HP Enterprise Security products and solutions specially tailored for partners in Saudi Arabia.

During the workshop, HP updated channel partners about its new version of Business Service Management (BSM) software, HP Operational Analytics. The new BSM software uses big data analytics to improve the performance and availability of business software across mobile and hybrid IT environments.

Jayadevan K., Senior Vice President-Value Business, Comguard, said, “This workshop on HP Enterprise Security solutions will go a long way in enabling channel partners in Saudi to upgrade their knowledge base and skills sets. The workshop helped partners discover how they can recognize opportunities to drive more revenue for their business. We also updated partners how they can avail resources and trainings which are available to them as part of the HP PartnerOne Program. ”

Driven by the success of this training workshop in Riyadh, Comguard and HP jointly plan to conduct a similar workshop on Enterprise Security solutions in June at Doha, Qatar.

Background Information

ComGuard

ComGuard is a the leading Value added Distributor in the IT security space and has a reach across the Middle East and North Africa region. The company was established in 2002 and is headquartered in Dubai, UAE. Comguard is a part of Spectrum Group which is engaged in IT networking and security training, and consultancy. Hence, the biggest strength for Comguard is the skill sets which has made it one of the fastest growing Value added Distributor in the region and have been recognized by several awards from vendors and jury platforms. Industry recognition and awards have come ComGuard’s way for its discerning ability to provide value addition to product offerings while effectively helping customers to make most out of them. ComGuard has invested in its inherent strength in infrastructure, technical skills and customer service to create a niche for itself in the product distribution space.

Hewlett Packard Middle East (HP)

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