StarLink Evolves Data Classification Offering in Middle East with Boldon James

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Taking data classification and secure messaging to the next level

Dubai, UAE, 3rd July 2017 – StarLink, the region’s trusted security-specialized “True” Value-Added-Distributor (VAD) today announced that its partnership with Boldon James – the leader in enterprise-grade data classification and protection solution, has extended into the Middle East. Boldon James is a pioneer of high-assurance data protection and control, with best-of-breed integrations with technology partners, that makes them the Partner of Choice.

Nidal Othman, Managing Director at StarLink said, “The recent spate of data breaches have caused major financial and reputational damage to enterprises and governments alike in the region; companies worldwide have begun imposing regulations on electronic communications and stored data. Being a Trusted IT Security Advisor, StarLink strives to bring best-of-breed technologies to our channel, enabling their customers to meet Compliance and Data Protection requirements. Boldon James offers the widest range of classification products in the market today, with excellent customer support and we are pleased to be partnering with them as our data classification vendor, now across the Middle East, Turkey and Africa regions.”

Martin Sugden, Managing Director at Boldon James, said: “In emerging markets, it is vital that businesses adopt global best practices around data protection. Boldon James Classifier is a simple and cost-effective way to protect sensitive data, and works with a wide range of leading security and data management tools to protect organisations. We are delighted that StarLink selected Boldon James, and we expect them to be pivotal in driving awareness across the region.  The partnership with StarLink is strategic for Boldon James, and demonstrates our commitment to supporting our customers and channel partners in the regions they cover.”


About StarLink

StarLink is acclaimed as the largest and fastest growing “True” Value-added Distributor across the Middle East, Turkey and Africa regions with on-the-ground presence in 11 countries including UK and USA. With its innovate Security Framework, StarLink is recognized as a “Trusted Security Advisor” to over 2000 plus enterprise and government customers that use one or more of StarLink’s best-of-breed and market-leading technologies, sold through its Channel network of over 770 Partners. The StarLink Solution Lifecycle helps Channel Partners differentiate offerings, and assists customers to identify key risks and define priorities for addressing IT Security gaps relating to compliance and next-generation threat protection.

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About Boldon James

For 30 years, Boldon James has been a leader in data classification and secure messaging solutions, helping organisations of all sizes manage sensitive information securely and in compliance with legislation and standards, in some of the most demanding messaging environments in the world.

Boldon James is a wholly-owned subsidiary of QinetiQ plc, a FTSE 250 company, with offices worldwide.

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Mary Aji |Director, Marketing | StarLink
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