Comguard signs strategic partnership with Netsweeper

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Published December 22nd, 2013 - 08:19 GMT
Ajay Singh Chauhan, Chief Executive Officer at Comguard
Ajay Singh Chauhan, Chief Executive Officer at Comguard

Comguard, a Dubai-based leading value-added distributor for IT security products, and a part of Spectrum Group, has announced that it has signed a strategic partnership with Netsweeper Inc, a Canada-based Web Filtering and Security company. As part of this partnership, a new Enterprise Business Unit will be formed which will focus primarily on enterprise, education, and government sectors. The companies believe this move will complement the already successful telecommunications portfolio that exists in the region. 

Speaking about the new development, Ajay Singh Chauhan, Chief Executive Officer at Comguard, said, “With the explosive growth in regional web filtering and security solutions requirements, Netsweeper’s offerings represent new opportunities for our channel partners. We look forward to working together with Netsweeper to help our channel partners solve end-user business problems such as managing and securing corporate data.” 

Netsweeper have been building a channel network across the Middle East to extend the marketing and sales arm to grow its products in the region. Comguard will work closely with the local sales and technical team to ensure that Netsweeper is supported with its software targeted at these sectors to bring customers a new option for their Web Security needs. 

“With the complexity of web security and content filtering increasing due to the changing face of the internet and the growth of enterprise networks, Netsweeper is in a unique position to offer solutions required in today’s market. The road map moving forward with our new business team locally and our complimented partnership with Comguard is something we are very excited about,” explained Andrew Graydon, the COO at Netsweeper. 

Netsweeper already has a large install base in this region. With aggressive growth plans, this strategic partnership is paramount in achieving overall growth objectives. Netsweeper delivers web content filtering and web threat management solutions, protecting more than 200 million users worldwide.

The company’s solutions ensure compliance with regulations, defend against web-based threats and provide a positive, productive and safe internet experience. 

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.

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