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Smart Technologies become distributor of Fortinet’s cyber solution

DHAKA, Dec 15, 2016 (BSS) -Renowned cyber security solution provider Fortinet(r) appointed Smart Technologies as its first distributor in Bangladesh to expand footprint.

Fortinet(r) made the announced yesterday eyeing to spread out business which has established locally by its strong sales and technical team over the past two years, said a press release.

Rajesh Maurya, Fortinet's Regional Director for India and SAARC, said: "The appointment of a strategic distributor will help complement Fortinet's presence in Bangladesh, with multi-faceted support, advanced training, and professional services."

"In addition, we will work with Smart Technologies to expand our partner base and demonstrate the breadth of the Fortinet Security Fabric as an integrated and adaptive solution for today's needs," he added.

The distributor will appoint dedicated resources to support Fortinet's business, including establishing a team to handle both pre-sales and post-sales functions.

Smart Technologies will also run regular marketing programs, as well as partner enablement and training sessions, to equip resellers with the necessary knowledge and skills to sell Fortinet's solutions. Outside Dhaka, it will actively recruit partners to expand Fortinet's presence throughout the country.

Mohammad Zahirul Islam, Managing Director for Smart Technologies, said: "This, together with our proven track record of providing in-depth coverage of the local market and a focus on a value-add model - is a compelling combination for our customers."

Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS)