Intelligent Tech Channels Issue 29 | Page 24

MIDDLE EAST REGIONAL CHANNELS MID DLE EAST Extreme Networks has set its sights on the Middle East to help partners and customers on their path to the autonomous enterprise with its cloud-driven, end-to-end networking solutions. EXTREME NETWORKS DOUBLES ITS INVESTMENTS IN THE MIDDLE EAST Extreme Networks, a leader in clouddriven networking, has announced the expansion of its operations and investments in the Middle East. Following the recent appointment of Maan Al-Shakarchi as Regional Director for the Middle East, Turkey and Africa (META), Extreme has expanded into new regional headquarters in Dubai and is set to grow its sales, channel and marketing teams in the region. The company is also placing emphasis on strengthening relationships with its regional distributors and engaging new channel partners. As a channel-centric organisation, Extreme is committed to providing both VAR and MSP end-users in the META region with cloud-based, end-toend networking solutions that meet their needs and those of their customers. At the core, Extreme’s partnerships are centred around a shared vision of leveraging its joint solutions to enable positive change for its customers and communities. This strategy will enable Extreme to build on the momentum it has established across META. The company already has an impressive roster of clients in the region, which are part of over 50,000 customers globally who rely on Extreme Networks’ cloud-driven networking solutions. This includes leading names in banking, hospitality, retail, government, healthcare and manufacturing. Extreme’s extensive portfolio of edge, campus and data centre technology is deployed by organisations of all sizes, operating across all sectors. Solutions include physical wired and wireless network infrastructure, such as advanced routers and switches and stateof-the-art Wi-Fi access points, as well as powerful analytics, network management, control and visibility software. ExtremeCloud IQ, the industry’s first end-to-end cloud management application, helps organisations automate their network, from the IoT edge to the data centre, while solutions like Extreme Fabric Connect, Extreme Management Centre, ExtremeControl and Extreme Defender for IoT provide organisations with full visibility of all network operations and the means to protect themselves from cyberthreats with hyper-segmentation and access control. Maan Al-Shakarchi, Regional Director for META, Extreme Networks 24