Intelligent CIO Europe Issue 10 - Page 21

NEWS Napatech partners with StarLink to extend business reach to Turkey N apatech, a leading provider of reconfigurable computing platforms, has announced its partnership with StarLink, the fastest-growing Value-Added Distributor (VAD) in the Middle East, Turkey and Africa (META) region. StarLink supports more than 2,200 enterprise and government customers globally with on-the-ground presence in 16 countries. StarLink’s innovative Security Framework brings together best-of- breed product and market-leading technologies from top solution providers that are sold through its channel network of more than 1,100 partners. Napatech’s reconfigurable computing platform improves the performance of leading IT applications for networking, security, Big Data, analytics, Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence. Its FPGA-based SmartNIC software and hardware offloads and accelerates burdensome workloads within standard server platforms, returning valuable CPU resources to the applications and services they were intended for. The agreement enables StarLink to add Napatech’s reconfigurable computing platform to its portfolio of IT security offerings. StarLink will be fully authorised to sell, market and distribute Napatech’s FPGA-based SmartNIC hardware and software to networking and cybersecurity teams who are deploying applications and services as software solutions on standard server platforms. This partnership marks the latest move by Napatech to strengthen its sales, marketing and distribution channels around the world and follows recent partnerships with VARs and distributors in North America and EMEA. ///////////////// StarLink signs up with Fidelis Cybersecurity for META distribution a deception defence platform that extends visibility and detection deep into the network, learns new attacker techniques and better defends organisations’ critical data assets. StarLink’s channel network has a dedicated team to support new and existing resellers and the partnership will help extend Fidelis’ channel base in the region. Based on customer demand and market needs, StarLink will offer Fidelis Cybersecurity product portfolio mainly focusing on deception solutions. S tarLink, the fastest growing ‘True’ Value-Added-Distributor (VAD) in Turkey, the Middle East and Africa (META) has announced the signing of distribution partnership with Fidelis Cybersecurity to become the main distributor for Fidelis’ deception solutions across META. Nidal Othman, Managing Director, StarLink, commented: “With Fidelis deception technology, we are very excited to help enterprises in this region change the rules of the game. They can stay ahead by detecting zero day attacks, gain critical insights about potential attacks and have visibility of their network assets and communication channels.” Fidelis joins StarLink’s channel network of IT security and specialised partners to offer intelligent deception solutions to enterprises. This platform dramatically improves the effectiveness and efficiency of security operations by delivering comprehensive visibility, intelligent deception, automatic alert validation and increased response across network and endpoints. The new Fidelis Deception Module delivers Ivan Dolensky, Vice President of International Sales at Fidelis Cybersecurity, said: “Our partnership with StarLink will meet the market demand for enterprises looking for a single, unified platform that automates the detection and response of both attacks on the enterprise as well as data leakage, creating an opportunity for active defence.” n INTELLIGENTCIO 21