Middle East, 9 September 2009: FVC, a leading value added distributor (VAD) of global networking and security products in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), has signed a strategic agreement to distribute nCircle’s Suite360 in the region.
nCircle’s comprehensive security and compliance audit systems will enable FVC to provide its channel partners with a compelling proactive network security solution to help large enterprises in the region, dramatically reduce business risk and comply with security and regulatory policies.
Speaking about the distribution deal, K.S. Parag, MD at FVC, said, “As a result of the Internet and other cutting-edge technologies, businesses across the globe are more connected. No matter their location, organisations are facing the same security attacks. The agreement with nCircle will allow us to provide regional enterprises with world-class security and compliance solutions that include support for web applications, databases, operating systems, and network devices in a single system, giving direct, actionable visibility into the real threats to mitigate risk and remain compliant.”
nCircle’s Suite360provide baseline and discovery functions. These products scan an endpoint and determine vulnerable conditions based on a database of known vulnerabilities. nCircle’s products can also determine many other details of these endpoints from open ports, running services and protocols, to applications and their configurations, and operating system. This information provides the IT team of large enterprises with the data they need to measure security positions, make decisions on eliminating the root cause of the majority of these exploits, reduce the potential attack vectors and limit the impact of a security incident.
“The distribution agreement with FVC gives us access to their expertise, strong presence and reseller network across the Middle East and North Africa.” stated Gus Malezis, VP Worldwide Sales and Support, at nCircle. “We develop innovative business security and compliance solutions that provide strong revenue potential for our partners. FVC has a skilled and dynamic team, providing support in the local languages and having companies such as FVC as part of our channel network is key to our growth strategy.”