Fortinet appoints Oxygen to distribute security solutions in Saudi Arabia

Infotech Lead Middle East: Fortinet has appointed Oxygen, a value-added distributor specialized in mobility, wireless and security solutions, for distributing its security solutions in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

This appointment augments Fortinet’s existing distributorship with SecureWay in the country.

Oxygen, with its channel network and experience in the enterprise wireless security space, will be distributing Fortinet’s IT security solutions, including FortiGate integrated network security appliances, as well as FortiWeb, FortiAP, FortiMail, etc.

“We are very excited by our partnership with Fortinet, a recognized leader in network security, whose solutions bring unmatched benefits in terms of protection, management and TCO to SMBs and larger enterprises,” said Khalid Laban, chief executive officer at Oxygen.

The partnership is part of Fortinet’s strategy to enhance its presence in the security market.

Oxygen has strong presence in major KSA cities, such as Khobar, Riyadh and Jeddah, and to their value-added offering. Also, Oxygen will be strongly committed to the Fortinet brand, investing in the creation of a dedicated team to carry Fortinet’s portfolio into the market.

“Together, we believe this partnership will have a positive impact in extending our businesses in KSA region and help customers optimize their security environment for greater protection and cost efficiency,” said Bashar Bashaireh, regional director for the Middle East Region at Fortinet.

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