Eguardian Lanka appointed value-added distributor for Symantec in Sri Lanka

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Recognised as a key player among the top three value added distributors of ICT services in the Asia Pacific region, Eguardian Singapore specializes in providing Information Security and Data Centre Technologies services. 
With offices located in Indonesia Malaysia, Thailand and Bangladesh and future operations planned for Oman, Eguardian has built a strong core offering in Data Centre Networking, Security Intelligence and Risk Management, Security as a Service and Special EG Services.  
Eguardian Lanka commenced operations in 2010 and has already established a strong presence in the market as the sole authorized distributor in Sri Lanka for global leaders such as Fortinet, HP Enterprise Security, Algosec and A10. 
The company has succeeded in building a strong reputation for seamless service and exceptional performance. Eguardian Lanka has been appointed as a value added distributor for Symantec in Sri Lanka ; the Company will now focus on providing Symantec Security Solutions through a regionally certified Eguardian Symantec team at a professional level. 
Eguardian sources believe that against a much felt need for enhanced cyber security in Sri Lanka, Symantec service portfolio assured by reputed VAD with a sole focus on security, will be both relevant and timely. “In the local context of cyber security, Symantec’s the big picture of service and training in cyber security is vital,” said  Symantec’s Senior Director Sales, Channel & Emerging Sales Subhendu Sahu.  “Countries such as Sri Lanka requires professional engagement on cyber security in key sectors such as Governmental and Banking and Finance Sector because of a high ratio of cybercrime worldwide.  As a global leader, Symantec via Eguardian, can engage towards building professional cyber security structures such as security operating centres, incident response team, digital forensics cyber units etc. in addition to traditional end user protection mechanisms.”
“Eguardian Lanka believes that as a leader in cyber security initiatives across South Asia,  we are glad that Symantec is onboard with us to focus on Sri Lanka and empower the initiation of a new era in building cyber security infrastructure ; we believe in focusing on the big picture, enabling people and processes in addition to incorporating technology components. Generally, traditional markets have more focus on technology perspective but at Eguardian Lanka, we believe that people and process are key criteria towards enhancing cyber resilience. We are passionate about it,” said a spokesman for Eguardian Lanka.
Since commencing operations in 1982, Symantec has been specializing in providing information security services irrespective of where it is stored or accessed. With over 2,700 global patents and listed in the Fortune 500 at 378, Symantec has established a strong presence as the world’s 4th largest software company. With annual revenue exceeding US $ 6.7 billion in the last financial year, Symantec brings to Sri Lanka unique insights into the ever -evolving business of cyber security, said Subhendu Sahu. 
“As Sri Lanka experiences a higher level of business generation and national growth, we believe the time is right to make our presence felt in an increasingly competitive market in which secure information is critical for success,” He added.
The company is also in the process of developing new products in growing markets such as Sri Lanka, which are considered vital for future development and expansion, adds Sahu ; these cover cloud services, appliances, data loss prevention, managed security services and authentication and also offer advanced threat protection.

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