Malwarebytes Signs Redington Gulf Value Distribution as First Middle East Distributor
Advanced anti-malware provider builds on recent regional channel launch, starting operations in Dubai and announcement of in-country management team
Having recently started operations in Dubai and launched a channel offering headed up by newly appointed Executive Chris Green, the Silicon Valley based company has significant momentum in the region. Redington Gulf Value Distribution will build upon this by providing a focal point for enterprise customers and resellers to purchase products through a local distributor.
Redington Gulf Value Distribution is the value-added distribution division of Redington Gulf - the largest distributor of IT products in Middle East and Africa. The partnership further supports Malwarebytes' wider dedication to the channel in EMEA, joining an ever-growing operation in the UK, Ireland, Estonia, France, and Germany, with more to be announced in the coming months.
To this day, the Middle East has some of the biggest malware infection rates across the globe. According to Deloitte, since 2012, every country in the region has had at least double the number of infected systems (https://www2.deloitte.com/
Hishamul Hasheem, VP - Security & Software at Redington Gulf said, "Cyber-security is a top priority for businesses across the Middle East and our mission is to provide organisations with the very latest technology that allows them to address these advanced threats. Malwarebytes has established a great reputation for stopping and removing nefarious, cutting-edge threats. This is why we chose to work with the company."
Anthony O'Mara, Malwarebytes VP of EMEA said, "Our enterprise solution has a strong track record for being highly effective against the most advanced, pernicious threats. Because of this, we now protect over 10,000 businesses, detecting and blocking 605,000 threats per hour and saving 750 million IT hours on over 28 million endpoints."
"This proven ability to protect companies is driving significant demand across all sectors and in numerous territories. For this reason, we are delighted to be further expanding our presence in the Middle East with Redington Gulf Value Distribution."
Malwarebytes protects consumers and businesses against malicious threats that escape detection by traditional antivirus solutions. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware, the company's flagship product, has a highly advanced heuristic detection engine that removed more than five billion malicious threats from computers worldwide. More than 10,000 SMBs and enterprise business worldwide trust Malwarebytes to protect their data. Founded in 2008, the company is headquartered in California with offices in Europe, and a global team of researchers and experts. For more information, please visit us at www.malwarebytes.com.
Malwarebytes reflects the operating philosophy of its founder and CEO Marcin Kleczynski: to create the best disinfection and protection solutions to combat the world's most harmful Internet threats. Marcin has been named to the 2015 Forbes 30 Under 30 Rising Stars of Enterprise Technology list and the Silicon Valley Business Journal's 40 Under 40 award, adding those to a 2014 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award.