Top Network Security Partners and Distributors Celebrate Joint Success at Fortinet’s  Middle East Partner Conference


Fortinet ,a global leader in broad, integrated and automated cybersecurity solutions, today announced at its Middle East partner conference, Partner Sync, the winners of its 2017 Partner of the Year Awards. The awards recognize outstanding cybersecurity sales, customer experience, collaboration, and marketing achievements from the company’s distributors and resellers around the world.


“2017 was a year of tremendous growth for Fortinet in the Middle East, and our partners have played an important role in helping us achieve this growth and expand our market footprint,” said Alain Penel, Regional Vice President Middle East, Fortinet. He also said that “I would like to congratulate this year’s winners for their significant achievements in 2017. These partners demonstrated a commitment to deliver the very best cybersecurity solutions that defend their customers against today’s increasingly advanced threat landscape. I would also like to extend my gratitude to all of our entire partner community for their dedication and achievements in 2017. Working together, we have all greatly contributed to a more secure digital future.”


Fortinet 2017 Partner of the Year Award Winners:


Saudi Arabia

  • Platinum Partner of the year – STCS
  • Best Growth Partner of the Year – Sahara Net
  • SMB Partner of the Year – Integrated Networks


South Gulf

  • Platinum Partner of the year – Gulf Business Machines
  • Best Growth Partner of the Year – Emtech Computers
  • SMB Partner of the Year – OCS


North Gulf:

  • Platinum Partner of the year – Future Tech
  • Best Growth Partner of the Year – STS
  • SMB Partner of the Year – Aryan Infotech



MSSP Partner of the year – Umniah

Value Added Distributor of the year – Exclusive Networks

Best Growth Distributor of the year – Redington Gulf

Business Development Distributor of the year – Oxygen


Fortinet’s Partner Sync hosted more than 250 attendees representing over 90 different partner organizations from across the Middle East and Africa regions. Partner Sync offers a unique opportunity for partners and customers to gain insights about Fortinet’s Security Fabric architecture, provide direct feedback to Fortinet leadership, learn to maximize Fortinet’s enablement programs, and gain and share best practices with the cybersecurity industry’s best and brightest.

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