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Check Point to host Australian channel partners in Israel
Fri, 9th Sep 2016
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Check Point is the largest pure-play security vendor globally, its partnering with Arrow ECS to host its inaugural Australia Channel Partner Trip to Israel next week.

The security vendor says its primary goal for the tour is to enable attendees to propose, discuss and deliver new and innovative security solutions that deal with the complex threat landscape of today.

After the trip, Check Point hopes its partners will be better positioned to bid, win and deliver on a larger number of security projects, increasing scope for existing accounts and new customers.

Representatives from Content Security, Asterisk Information Security, Empired, Subnet, Aleron, IPSec, Iocane and Equate Technologies will all be in attendance.

There will be lectures, hands on workshops, deep dive sessions and interactive question and answer sessions with lead threat researchers and product developers from Check Point.

Craig McGregor, sales director for Channel Australia at Check Point Software Technologies, says it's no secret that competition is fierce, margins are being squeezed and resources are scarce.

“However, there is also no question that Information security and reducing an organisation's risk from data breaches, outbreak and hacking attacks, has the attention of C-level executives and company boards alike,” he explains.

McGregor adds that regardless of the lack of resources, the information security industry continues to forecast strong economic growth.

“The Check Point Security Technical Tour 2016 will assist our partners to take advantage of this economic buoyancy in the security market and reap the benefits of first hand experience of meeting directly with our specialists across the board at our head office in Tel Aviv,” he explains.

“At the same time, we are honoured that these partners are taking the time and effort to understand and proactively work with Check Point and sell our entire product portfolio,” says McGregor.

“We're very excited to have these eight resellers on board for the trip and look forward to continuing to build mutually beneficial business relationships with them in the years ahead.”