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Securicom is designated a Fortinet Expert

Fortinet Inc has elevated South Africa-based managed IT security services company Securicom’s channel partner status to Fortinet MSSP Expert, making it one of only four companies in South Africa to achieve this status under Fortinet’s newly revamped Channel Partner Programme.

Cyber security breaches are on the rise and companies are obliged to secure critical infrastructure to protect critical information and ensure compliance with legislation. Technology resellers and system integrators are entering the market to address this growing demand for hardware, software, and engineering inclusive security services. But not all of them are created equal.

Designation as a Fortinet Expert is reserved for proven Fortinet Solution experts that can deliver the full spectrum of Fortinet solutions and have a team of highly trained and certified Fortinet specialists who are able to manage the most complex customer deployments.

Fortinet’s expanded and redesigned security portfolio is comprised of the broadest, most integrated, and highly automated security solutions in the world. These new solutions are designed to meet the security demands of organizations – today and tomorrow – with the fastest and most advanced hardware and software engineering, most deeply integrated solutions, and expansive portfolio in the security market.

Fortinet Expert level is the highest recognition that a Fortinet channel partner can achieve, other than that of Global Partner. Securicom, head quartered in South Africa, has offices in Johannesburg, Cape Town, Namibia and Mauritius, and provide services to customers across the world.

“It is a great source of pride that Securicom has been elevated to Expert status on Fortinet’s MSSP Partner Programme. Having met stringent criteria, we are acknowledged for our capacity to deliver the length and breadth of Fortinet’s solutions as an Independent Managed Security Service Provider.

“The greatest advantage for companies outsourcing their IT security to Securicom is that it provides them with access to a team of dedicated engineers who not only have the necessary skill-set to do the job well, but who also understand the importance of understanding the methods and motivation behind attacks. With us, our clients have peace of mind, with around the clock monitoring, qualified management and support, as well as tried and tested technologies. We eat, sleep and drink IT security, and we have been doing so for over two decades,” says Richard Broeke, Managing Director: Securicom.

Securicom provides the most comprehensive range of fully-managed IT Security services available within the markets we operate. The services are built using international best of breed technologies, such as Fortinet and are delivered using our extensive local experience of our operating regions.

Securicom’s services are offered on a subscription basis so there is no capital outlay for its clients. All of Securicom’s solutions are managed and monitored 24x7x365 by a team of specialists to deliver comprehensive protection against cyber security threats. Securicom’s solutions include email, endpoint and web protection, network security and cyber security monitoring.

Securicom provides best-in-industry, cloud-based Managed IT Security Services to address the increasing and ever evolving security threats that businesses face. Its partnerships with leading, global technology providers, combined with extensive experience in building and delivering locally hosted security services, ensure that its partners and customers can benefit from state of the art IT security, regardless of their size or number of users. Securicom’s solutions include email, endpoint and web protection, network security and cyber security monitoring. Securicom has offices in Johannesburg, Cape Town and Namibia; and has customers across the globe. For more information on Securicom, please visit www.securicom.co.za.

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Kerry Webb 082 496 0713 Kerry-lee@mweb.co.za
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