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Roundtable: Channel security combating cyber crime

In a channel security focused round table, Amanda Adams, Senior Director – European Alliances at CrowdStrike, Antony Byford, Managing Director, Westcon UK & Ireland and Anton Shelepchuk , NAKIVO’s VP of Sales delve into the underworld of cyber crime and what the channel needs to consider to stay safe. Here’s …

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PCR May issue out now! Biometrics and Security special focus

If you follow PCR’s daily newsletter then you will be familiar with the frequency of news on cyber security we regularly cover. Just the other day we reported on Bloomberg’s findings that cyber security spending is headed for $200 billion a year as the market switches to cloud-based security with …

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Westcon to offer Cloud Communications and Contact Centre solutions via new partnership with 8×8  

Westcon is undertaking a new distribution agreement with 8×8 , a specialist in integrated cloud communications and contact centre solutions. The partnership – which becomes effective initially in the UK and Ireland this month – will allow 8×8 to expand its global footprint, while also providing Westcon’s partners with a …

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Westcon expands Infoblox partnership in the UK and Ireland  

Infoblox has expanded its partnership with Westcon into the United Kingdom and Ireland.   The distributor has been carrying Infoblox’s networking solutions in Northern Europe since 2018. The success of the partnership in Benelux, Germany, France and the Nordics has built a strong foundation for jointly expanding into new territory.  Ashraf …

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Westcon ramps up IoT security with Ordr global distribution agreement 

Westcon has signed an international distribution agreement with IoT device security expert, Ordr. Eric Berkman, Sr. Director of Worldwide Channel at Ordr, says: “We’re focused on making IoT and connected device security simple. Our platform allows customers to address the security risks posed by IoT hardware and software, providing a …

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Westcon signs distribution agreement with Breach & Attack Simulation leader AttackIQ

Westcon has signed an agreement with AttackIQ to distribute its solutions in the EMEA and APAC regions. Carl Wright, Chief Commercial Officer at Attack IQ, said: “Breach damage is worse than ever. In 2021, cyber damage on the global economy is expected to reach $6 trillion annually — more than …

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Westcon earns Infoblox professional services program accreditation

Westcon, has announced it is the first distribution partner in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region to earn the designation of Infoblox Professional Services Partner. The Professional Services Program, launched in Q4 2019 by Infoblox Inc., enables select partners to deliver Infoblox services, with independent pricing, in support of …

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Casting the net globally

Simon Thompson, SVP, Global Customers, Westcon explains how customers can lean on specialist distributors for global deployment  The global economy is rapidly changing and growing in complexity. Technology is transforming, cloud adoption accelerating and new, disruptive vendors are entering the space without having the traditional routes to market. End user …

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Westcon signs distribution agreement with Menlo Security and CommScope

Westcon has signed a pan-European distribution agreement with Menlo Security. Menlo Security provides a cloud-based isolation platform to protect organisations from cyber-attacks. Through its isolation architecture users are able block 100% of all malware – including exploits, ransomware and zero-day attacks. Menlo Security’s innovative technology separates users and networks from …

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Westcon lays out plan for Ireland push with Avaya Cloud Office

Westcon has announced a new partner recruitment drive in Ireland with Avaya. Ahead of a go-live on 29 September, Westcon intends to build on the successful launch of Avaya Cloud Office in the UK, which took place in June, by both enabling its partner community and creating end user demand …

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