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Computerlinks and Sophos Host Inaugural Channel Event in Dubai

André Scheffknecht, Vice President NEEMEA, Sophos

Senior global executives to give partners an overview of Sophos security solutions and partner programmes

March 5, 2013 10:39 by

Dubai, UAE – March 4, 2013Sophos today announced that it will host an inaugural channel event with new value added distributor (VAD) Computerlinks on March 5th, 2013 at The Address Dubai Mall Hotel, Dubai. Senior executives from Sophos and Computerlinks will give channel partners an overview of the latest trends in security, and show how the two companies are working together to bring a new approach to keeping businesses secure.

Speaking about the event, André Scheffknecht, Vice President NEEMEA, Sophos, said: “Having recently signed a distribution agreement with Computerlinks, we are really pleased to be able to introduce our new partnership to our regional channel here in the UAE. This event is the ideal opportunity to meet Computerlinks’ channel partners and give them an overview of Sophos, an outline of our security solutions portfolio and introduce them to our exciting partner programmes.”

He continued: “At Sophos, we are committed to delivering simple, yet effective security. Our strategy is to provide effective training and enable channel partners to select, install and maintain our high quality security solutions that protect businesses and enable them to be more effective in an increasingly complex digital  business environment.

Computerlinks and Sophos are working together to help increase market awareness in the region and provide comprehensive support to customers. Along with its value-added approach to services, Computerlinks will offer Sophos’ award-winning range of security solutions to assist partners in addressing their customers need to unlock business efficiency and manage risk. Sophos provides customers with a complete range of solutions including Endpoint Security, Encryption and Data Loss Prevention (DLP), Web and Email Protection, Mobile Control and Sophos Network Security and Unified Threat Management (UTM).

It is anticipated that the inaugural channel event will be the first of a number of partner activities organized by Computerlinks and Sophos in the region.



About Sophos
More than 100 million users in 150 countries rely on Sophos as the best protection against complex threats and data loss. Sophos is committed to providing security and data protection solutions that are simple to manage, deploy and use and that deliver the industry’s lowest total cost of ownership. Sophos offers award-winning encryption, endpoint security, web, email, and network access control solutions backed by SophosLabs – a global network of threat intelligence centers. With more than two decades of experience, Sophos is regarded as a leader in security and data protection by top analyst firms and has received many industry awards. Sophos is headquartered in Boston, US and Oxford, UK.

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About Computerlinks
Computerlinks is one of the leading value added distributors for international top manufacturers in information technology. As the link between the manufacturers and resellers, Computerlinks smooth the path for the successful distribution of intelligent IT solutions from the areas of e-security and e-business. The Computerlinks product portfolio is geared to the growing needs of customers for security in the field of ever more complex, global IT structures. With branches in 18 countries Computerlinks reach is constantly expanding to cover new territories and strive to retain its position as a leading VAD for international IT manufacturers, who are all market leaders in their fields. For more information, please visit


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