SCOPE ME and NSFOCUS Partner to Help Middle East Enterprises Secure Web Application Deployments

Newly signed agreement enables SCOPE to distribute vendor's entire range of security products and offer support services

Online PR News – 19-October-2012 – Dubai ,United Arab Emirates – DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (GITEX): Scope Middle East (SCOPE ME), a leading specialty distributor and technology solutions provider in the Middle East, today announced at Gitex that it is has signed a distributorship agreement with a NSFOCUS, a global leader in enterprise-level network security solutions. SCOPE ME, which is now authorized to distribute the entire range of enterprise security solutions from the vendor, has confirmed its focus on the Web Application Firewall (WAF) segment which it believes to be a high-growth market in the Middle East.

SCOPE ME is a well established solutions provider in the region and sees this new partnership as a means to address the growing need for better web application security. Mr. Fadi AbuEkab, CEO, SCOPE said, “There is no doubt that increasing connectivity and the consumerization of IT are driving trends in the Middle East. As customers increasingly demand the delivery of online services, businesses are compelled to hasten deployment of their web-based applications. At the same time, cyber crime has been particularly rampant in the region with a number of government and private organizations reporting large scale attacks.”

“While enterprises are aware of the need to protect their customer facing services, they are still restrained by factors such as lack of expertise and cost. We believe that the NSFOCUS Web Application Firewall is the ideal solution for our customers. This product, combined with our technical capabilities, will offer customers the best protection while still accommodating for flexible deployment and low operational overheads.”

The NSFOCUS WAF protects a website, its data, and its users from online attacks such as HTTP Flood, SQL Injection, XSS, CSRF, etc., based on the solid understanding of continuously updated web threat profiles. The NSFOCUS WAF enables security experts, network administrators and application developers to identify and mitigate the risk of denial of services, data leakage and web defacement, thereby ensuring maximum security and availability of web applications. SCOPE will also distribute NSFOCUS's range of solutions for DDoS prevention and mitigation, Network Intrusion Prevention (NIP) and vulnerability management.

“SCOPE has exceptional technical capabilities, a well established customer base and a long standing market reputation, built around consistent delivery of world-class service. We are highly confident that their deep understanding of the specific needs of the region will help us secure a strong foothold in market. We look forward to building a mutually beneficial partnership that will help us establish ourselves as a leading security solutions vendor in the Middle East,” said Felix Cheng, Regional Sales Director at NSFOCUS.

As per the agreement, SCOPE ME is also authorized to provide complete after sales support for all NSFOCUS products. This is made available via email, telephone, fax and an online portal.

SCOPE will be demonstrating products and solutions from NSFOCUS at its stand number Z-K25 in Zabeel Hall at Gitex Technology Week.

About Scope Middle East
Scope Middle East (SCOPE ME) is a leading regional specialty distributor of advanced information technology solutions in the Middle East and North Africa. Founded in 2000, SCOPE has particular expertise in advanced network technology and security solutions. SCOPE ME value-add distribution delivers cost effective services across the Middle East and North Africa through its sales force, technical expertise, logistics services and partner channel. Our mission is to help partners develop and remain at the cutting edge by proposing a unique hardware and software portfolio and an offer of compelling commercial and technical services.
Thanks to the competency and expertise of our teams, we help our partners to master the most advanced technologies, and define the best solutions for their end customers, thereby contributing to their differentiation, development and, ultimately, their success.
Listening to our customers and vendors, we build up a transparent relationship of confidence with them. We are constantly on the lookout for the intelligent and innovative solutions that best serve our partners. For more information, visit http://www.scopeme.com

About NSFOCUS Information Technology Co., Ltd
Founded in April 2000, NSFOCUS is a proven global leader in active perimeter security, focusing on industry-leading security research, products and services. NSFOCUS has operation in China, United States and Japan, with more than 30 branches. With extensive knowledge and experience, NSFOCUS offers customers and channel partners a full range of appliances including Anti-DDoS System, Web Application Firewalls and Intrusion Prevention System to help companies secure their networks and corporate-critical information.
www.nsfocus.com

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