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Comguard and gateProtect trains channel partners on Next Generation Firewalls

Comguard conducts a workshop for channel partners on gateProtect Next Generation Firewalls in UAE

January 16, 2013 8:29 by

Comguard, a Dubai based leading value added distributor for IT products and part of the Spectrum group in association with gateProtect recently held a special training workshop for channel partners on gateProtect Next Generation Firewalls in Dubai. The workshop was a half day event which was attended by a large number of channel partners hailing from all across UAE.

Key executives and technical experts from both Comguard and gateProtect were present at the partner workshop. Technical experts from both the companies made several technical presentations and provided hands on training to partners on gateProtect Next Generation Firewalls at the workshop.  Channel partners were also updated about the latest market trends in the IT security industry to enhance their knowledge and keep them in tune with dynamics of the industry.

During the course of event, Sudarshan Avadhany, Business Manager, gateProtect shared the roadmap and highlighted the achievements of gateProtect in the Middle East region. While, Amarjot Dhanjal, Senior business development manager at Comguard updated their channel partners about the new changes incorporated in their channel program for the year 2013 and also introduced them to the benefits of partner portal.

The award-winning next generation firewall solutions from gateProtect are currently completing the prestigious, internationally recognized EAL4 + certification (“Evaluation Assurance Level 4plus”) Common Criteria. For government and enterprise network security administrators around the globe, EAL4+ stands as a key certification. Criteria Evaluation Assurance Level (EAL) and the EAL 4+ Certification is an International Standard for information technology security certification determining the trustworthiness of security products.

Amarjot Dhanjal, Senior business development manager, Comguard said, “gateProtect comes with German quality assurance and are the pioneers in the field of next generation firewall solutions. We are glad to hold these training workshops in association with gateProtect to help our channel partners to understand product and technology in much more efficiently in order to serve the customers in the best possible way.”

Comguard is the authorised distributor for wide range of security products and solutions from gateProtect and is authorised to sell gateProtect across Middle East including UAE, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Qatar, Bahrain, and Kuwait among others.

About Comguard:
Comguard FZ LLC is one of 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 industry platforms like Top 5 Value added Distributor by Reseller Middle East magazine and the Choice of Channel Award from VAR MEA magazine. For more information see

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