Kaspersky Lab Partners with iAXCESS to Launch First Authorized Training Center in Levant

Kaspersky Lab, a leading developer of secure content management solutions, has announced the launch of a new Authorized Training Centers in Lebanon and Jordan in association with iAXCESS, a leading provider for IT and Information Security Products in the Middle East and Africa (MEA).

Beirut, Lebanon, February 01, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Launched in January, 2013, these centers represent the first Kaspersky certified Training Centers in the Levant region offering a range of training and certification courses for both Kaspersky Lab partners and end users.

Conducted by Kaspersky Lab certified specialists from iAXCESS, the courses will educate trainees on planning, deployment and maintenance of Windows network protection systems based on Kaspersky Endpoint Security and managed via the Kaspersky Security Center.

The Training Centers will initially offer two primary programs covering “Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Windows Fundamentals” and “Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Windows Advanced”. The lectures and laboratory sessions are designed to provide the participants with the necessary knowledge and skills.

The newly launched Training Centers represent a strategic next step in strengthen an extensive seven year long relationship between iAXCESS and Kaspersky Lab. The Authorized Training Centers now help both companies offer greater support to customers and partners around the Levant region.

Adnan Abu Sharar, Managing director of iAXCESS said, “iAXCESS prides itself on its vast experience and growth in the region and takes these successes one step further by partnering with leading vendors such as Kaspersky Lab, who go above and beyond in the extension of outstanding support to customers and partners. We have no doubt that this initiative will only lead to further success, as we reach out to key audiences across the region, share with them the opportunity to learn and engage with one of the world’s foremost and trusted security solution providers.”

Commenting on the occasion, Tarek Kuzbari, Managing Director, and Kaspersky Lab Middle East said, “We are very happy to have partnered with one our most trusted partners, iAXCESS to launch this Training Center. Security is an arena that requires constant learning and evolution and with these Training Centers we offer our partners and customers the opportunity to be constantly updated and ready to face advancing cyber threats. The Levant region marks a region of opportunities and immense business growth for Kaspersky Lab, its customers and partners and with this initiative we only hope to further reinforce our commitment and support towards the region and its many stakeholders.”

About iAXCESS:
iAXCESS is a one of the leading providers for IT and Information Security Products in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) covering more than 22 countries and dealing with around 100 partners. Established as a “Distributor” in 200, the company now has 4 regional offices in Jordan, Lebanon, UAE and Saudi Arabia handling market development and working with leading information and communications technology vendors specializing in information security, backup and disaster recovery, among other solutions. More information about the company’s products and services can be found on www.iaxcess.net

About Kaspersky Lab:
Kaspersky Lab is the world’s largest privately held vendor of endpoint protection solutions. The company is ranked among the world’s top four vendors of security solutions for endpoint users*. Throughout its 15-year history Kaspersky Lab has remained an innovator in IT security and provides effective digital security solutions for consumers, SMBs and enterprises. The company currently operates in almost 200 countries and territories across the globe, providing protection for over 300 million users worldwide. Learn more at www.kaspersky.com

* The company was rated fourth in the IDC rating Worldwide Endpoint Security Revenue by Vendor, 2011. The rating was published in the IDC report "Worldwide Endpoint Security 2012–2016 Forecast and 2011 Vendor Shares (IDC #235930, July 2012). The report ranked software vendors according to earnings from sales of endpoint security solutions in 2011.

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