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Westcon Group extends distribution agreement with Check Point Software Technologies

Distributor to Now Offer Premier Security Solutions Across Italy

Agrate Brianza, Italy – 13 September, 2012 -- Westcon Group a value-added distributor of category-leading unified communications, network infrastructure, data center, and security solutions with a global network of specialty resellers, today announced the significant expansion of its current distribution agreement with Check Point Software Technologies. Effective immediately, the company’s range of premier security solutions will be made available to Westcon resellers across Italy.

Check Point is a worldwide leader in global IT security. The company provides customers with uncompromised protection against all types of threats, reducing security infrastructure complexity and lowering total cost of ownership.

“Check Point has built a reputation as an industry expert in IT security – helping companies across the globe manage the most challenging threats impacting the Internet.” said Willem J.H. de Haan. Vice President, Westcon Europe. “With deep technical expertise and unmatched support, Westcon continues to prove our role as the market’s leading distributor of security technology. We’re proud of what our combined efforts have delivered thus far, and look forward to our continued success as we expand the partnership into Italy.

“As collaboration between Check Point and Westcon is highly successful in other countries, we are pleased to extend this partnership to Italy to further strengthen our market presence.” - said Rodolfo Falcone, Country Manager of Check Point Italy. “Considering our current commercial expansion across the market, our focus is to improve our presence in the small-and-mid-sized enterprise segment. We believe that Westcon is the right partner for Check Point and expect significant results from this collaboration.
 
For more than 25 years, Westcon has built a reputation as the market’s leading distributor of security technology.  Holding relationships with the most strategic players in the market – and offering unmatched experience working with the full range of solutions -  Westcon provides the services and support necessary for partners to realize new revenue opportunities associated with the market’s premier security offerings.

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About Westcon Group
Westcon Group, Inc. is a value added distributor of category-leading unified communications, network infrastructure, data center and security solutions with a global network of specialty resellers.  Westcon’s teams create unique programs and provide exceptional support to accelerate the business of its global partners.  Strong relationships at every level of the Westcon Group organization enable partners to receive support tailored to their needs.  From global logistics and flexible customized financing solutions to pre-sales, technical and engineering assistance, the company works with partners to respond with agility and speed to changing market conditions so they can achieve the fastest time to revenue.  Westcon Group’s portfolio of market-leading vendors includes:  Juniper Networks, Brocade, Cisco, Polycom, F5, Avaya, Check Point, and Blue Coat.  For more information, please visit:  www.westcongroup.com.

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Craig Librett
Westcon Group
(914) 357-1747
craig.librett@westcon.com

 

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