Intelligent Tech Channels Issue 54 - Page 10

NEWS
Mindware recognised as a 2021 Partner of the Year by Juniper Networks

Mindware , one of the leading value-added distributors ( VADs ) in the Middle East and Africa , has announced that it was recognised as a 2021 Partner of the Year by Juniper Networks , a leader in secure , AI-driven networks .

Each year , Juniper Networks recognises partners that have demonstrated innovative solutions to driving new business , exceptional attention to customer experience and have overachieved financial goals .
Mindware was recognised in the category of Emerging Distribution for its ability to promote , distribute and provide implementation services support across the Middle East for Juniper ’ s innovative data center and cloud-integrated network solutions .
Partner of the Year Awards are part of the Juniper Partner Advantage Programme ( JPA ).
“ We congratulate Mindware and thank them for their commitment to customer service and distribution excellence ,” said Saeed Agha , Director , Emerging Markets Channel , Juniper Networks . “ Mindware ’ s achievements are a great example of how our partners can team and lead with Juniper to differentiate their services and offer greater business and technical value to partners , delivering the best possible user experiences .”
Philippe Jarre , CEO at Mindware , said : “ We are excited and proud to have won the award from Juniper , which is testament to Mindware ’ s commitment to the vendor , our reseller ecosystem and customers . This award further validates our leadership in the valueadded distribution space .”
DigiCert acquires managed DNS services provider DNS Made Easy

DigiCert has acquired DNS Made Easy , a global provider of enterprise-grade managed Domain Name System ( DNS ) services , as well as affiliated brands , including Constellix .

“ The integration of DigiCert and DNS Made Easy adds value to customers ,” said Greg Clark , Managing Partner , Crosspoint
Capital Partners and Chairman , DigiCert ’ s Board of Directors .
“ In addition to providing excellent DNS services , this combination enhances the security of certificate validation and enables the automation of future validations , paving the way for automated certificate lifecycle management . This strategic acquisition showcases our commitment , in partnership with Clearlake , TA and the DigiCert team , to drive growth and expand DigiCert ’ s product offering .” The acquisition of DNS Made Easy expands DigiCert ’ s digital trust portfolio to include managed DNS services with one of the fastest DNS response times and global availability . It also enables DigiCert and its reseller partners to offer customers a seamless approach to certificate lifecycle management , including more efficient domain control validation , an integrated DNS and certificate experience , and simplified DNS configuration .
“ DNS management is essential for digital business , and adding DNS Made Easy and its best-in-class solutions is further solidifying DigiCert ’ s role as the defining company in digital trust ,” said Deepika Chauhan , Executive Vice President , DigiCert . •
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