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Westcon enhances NZ security portfolio through Palo Alto distie deal

Westcon enhances NZ security portfolio through Palo Alto distie deal

“It will be great to be able to offer Palo Alto in New Zealand as part of our global distribution agreement."

Palo Alto Networks and Westcon Group, recently announced the expansion of a global distribution agreement, which now includes New Zealand.

As a market leader in enterprise security, Palo Alto offers an integrated platform using next-generation firewalls, cloud-based threat intelligence and advanced endpoint protection.

“It will be great to be able to offer Palo Alto in New Zealand as part of our global distribution agreement," says Mark Baker, Sales and Marketing Director, Westcon Group NZ.

"As a partner in our Security Practice, Palo Alto will provide our customers with a broad and consistent security portfolio in New Zealand, while leveraging Westcon’s technical and market expertise to drive opportunity.”

Baker believes that the Palo Alto Networks platform, combined with the opportunity to strengthen new opportunities through its value-added distributor partnership, provides customers with the ability to address a broad range of enterprise security requirements and better enable organisations to manage risks and keep pace with technology developments.

As part of a global distribution agreement, Palo Alto Networks and Westcon Group will soon do business in more than 40 countries worldwide.

"Palo Alto Networks and Westcon Group are committed to enabling channel partners in markets hungry for a true enterprise security platform," adds Keith Carter, Director of Channels and Alliances, APAC, Palo Alto Networks.

"Together we see immense opportunity in New Zealand and are pleased to continue this expansion of our global distribution agreement.”


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