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STME Achieves Symantec Data Protection Specialization

STME Recognized by Symantec for Expertise in Data Protection

Dubai, 2012 — STME, a leading solutions provider and systems integrator in the Middle East today announced that it has achieved Symantec Specialization in the area of Data Protection with a focus on Symantec’s backup and recovery technologies. Symantec Data Protection Specialization recognizes partners with a proven expertise in Symantec’s NetBackup and Backup Exec product ranges, including the latest NetBackup 5220 Appliances and ensures they have the skills and experience required to deliver differentiated services to customers.

“STME has experienced exponential growth throughout the MENA region, partially due to the wide acceptance of Symantec’s award-winning data protection & recovery, security and appliance solutions, and we expect it to be a key driver of our future growth. By achieving this milestone specialization, STME has demonstrated an investment and expertise in Symantec backup technology and an ability to provide complete protection for their customers’ information-driven enterprise. STME is now in an even better position to meet the needs of its customers by delivering high-value solutions to protect and manage their information”, confirmed Afchine Tabrizian, Services and Support Director at STME.

Symantec Specializations, which recognize partners with a proven expertise in a particular area of business, provide partners with the skills and experience required to deliver differentiated service to their customers. Symantec partners achieve Specialization by meeting certain requirements that deepen their knowledge and proficiency in a solution family, and Specialized Symantec partners receive exclusive benefits as a result of their investment.

“The Data Protection Specialization was designed to enable partners to differentiate themselves from the competition, maximize customer opportunity and accelerate revenue based on their expertise in the data protection market,” said Ramzi Itani, Channel Manager, Middle East & French-speaking Africa, Symantec Corp. “Specialized partners have invested in Symantec’s solutions to manage and protect their customers’ identities as well as critical information, and we are committed to our partners by providing them with the products and services to help grow their business.”