RAH Infotech further strengthens its market position by adding more branches in India and internationally as part of expansion plan
RAH Infotech, leading national distributor of networking and network security solutions has bagged “Best Distributor Growth Award” across Asia Pacific by Astaro. Earlier this year RAH Infotech had also bagged “Upcoming Entrepreneur Award 2010” by renowned publications and corporate houses.
Astaro, the leading European provider of network security solutions, held a highly successful conference in Malaysia last month, where it honored top-performing partners and shared Astaro’s regional strategy for the year after the recent acquisition by global security leader, Sophos.
"In the company of so many dedicated and successful Astaro partners, we were delighted to be recognized by Astaro with this award," said Ashok Kumar, MD & CEO RAH Infotech. "Astaro has consistently produced reliable products and provided us with dedicated service and support, allowing us to deliver compelling results in 2010. We hope to continue this successful partnership for years to come.”
“We are starting our operations in Chennai, Singapore and United Kingdom and will be opening more branches in other parts of world and India by end of this financial year as part of our expansion plan. We are also adding more solutions to make our portfolio stronger in our domain.” he further added.
On this occasion, Sunil Sapra, Regional Director – Astaro India & South Asia said “Within a short span of 1.5 years, Astaro has established itself as a significant UTM player in India market. Our partners and customers have really appreciated our security wall vision around our flagship UTM solution, Astaro Secure Gateway. Astaro today is the fastest growing UTM Company in India. This wouldn’t have been possible without the focused and passionate contribution by RAH Infotech team. We wish them further success in their future endeavors.”
“When we established our Asia headquarters in Singapore two years ago, holding a partner conference of this caliber with such encouraging attendance was a distant goal. We are pleased to be able to achieve it in a short span of time; this demonstrates our commitment to growing and investing in our partner community,” said Jan Hichert –Founder & CEO Astaro, during his keynote address.
The three-day event provided channel partners with the opportunity to experience the latest technologies from Astaro as well as engage face-to-face with Astaro executives and other partners in the region. Partners were also offered a closer look at new geographic opportunities for growth and other go-to-market initiatives.
“By building our technologies around the security wall, we are able to provide a complete product line-up that has been very well-received in this region. For example, demand for Astaro RED, the most awarded network product in 2010 has increased significantly and is now shipping by the hundreds each month. 2011 promises to be a year of continued innovation and product expansion, specifically in cloud services,” added Mr. Norbert Kiss – Vice President Asia Pacific.
About RAH Infotech
RAH Infotech, today a $4.75 million company was formed in 2003 with focus on providing state-of-the-art technology solutions in association with Global InfoTech majors. Over the six years of its operations, RAH Infotech has been providing Networking and security solutions to large number of channel partners and corporates in India and SAARC countries.
Astaro’s growth in Asia Pacific
Astaro, with over 30% year over year growth in 2010, is the fourth largest dedicated unified threat management (UTM) provider, has sustained fast growth due to its strong track record of innovation and robust portfolio of feature rich network security solutions.
Astaro was the fastest growing UTM vendor in Asia in the same year, growing over 70% during 2010 and more than 90% in the fourth quarter of 2010. Astaro also increased its number of Premier Security Partners (PSPs) to 47 in the region.
Earlier this year, Astaro introduced three new IT security solutions; Astaro Application Control, Astaro Log Management and Astaro Endpoint Security, to provide IT security that extends beyond the perimeter, protects against modern threats and improves administrators’ visibility into network operations.
Astaro offers the most complete and easy to use Internet security appliances available. Astaro’s award-winning products provide the latest protection with the best total cost of ownership. Software, hardware and virtual appliance offerings provide users the flexibility to meet a wide variety of deployment scenarios. Distributed by a growing worldwide network of more than 2,500 resellers, more than 56,000 Astaro installations protect business, school and government networks against IT security threats. Astaro, headquartered in Karlsruhe, Germany, offers free downloads of its products at www.astaro.com.