Symantec Awards Help AG Platinum Partner Status

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Adding to its Blue Coat Elite Partner, BlueTouch Support Partner (BTSP) and Blue Coat Professional Services Partner (PSP) qualifications, Help AG is now one of Symantec’s most qualified partners in the Middle East

Dubai, United Arab Emirates- 02 February, 2017: Building on a successful decade-long partnership, leading security reseller, Help AG today announced that it has been awarded Platinum Partner status by Symantec under the vendor’s Secure One channel partner program. The status entitles Help AG to the highest level of support from the vendor and access to benefits and technical resources that will enable it to better serve its customers.
“We are very pleased to extend our partnership with Symantec given our success in delivering their solutions to customers across the Middle East. They have been one of our longest standing vendor partners and we have developed in-depth technical competency on their solutions. This has enabled us to deliver robust security solutions in the areas of Data Loss Prevention, encryption, endpoint protection, and data centre security, and incorporate their products in our security frameworks,” said Stephan Berner, CEO at Help AG.
To achieve the Platinum Partner status, Help AG met a number of criteria including technical validation, customer references, and sales certification requirements which confirmed its high level of technical expertise on Symantec’s portfolio. The reseller also managed to grow its business with Symantec in the areas of Information Protection, Core Security and Threat Prevention.
Help AG now has a pool of security specialists who hold Symantec’s Information Protection certification which according to Symantec is a ‘key indicator of the partner’s ability to provide exceptional service to mutual customers’. Berner believes that Help AG’s customers will benefit from such competence and is keen to capitalize on new business opportunities with Symantec by focusing on the banking and finance, government, oil & gas, retail, aviation, education, and media industry verticals.
In addition to the Platinum Partner status with Symantec, Help AG also holds the statuses of Blue Coat Elite Partner, BlueTouch Support Partner (BTSP) and Blue Coat Professional Services Partner (PSP). “We have attained the highest partnership level with Blue Coat and now Symantec making us one of the most qualified partners in the Middle East,” said Berner. “This means that customers can be assured that when they select Help AG, they are engaging with a partner that is fully qualified and capable of addressing the complete life-cycle of this vendor’s enterprise solutions.”
Photo Caption: (L) Stephan Berner, CEO at Help AG and (R) Viveak Kandaswamy, Channel Manager – Gulf at Symantec
About Help AG
Help AG provides leading enterprise businesses across the Middle East with strategic consultancy combined with tailored information security solutions and services that address their diverse requirements, enabling them to evolve securely with a competitive edge. Founded in Germany in 1995, Help AG has been present in the Middle East since 2004 and is firmly established as the region’s trust IT security advisor.
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