Mitsumi appoints new president to run its distribution business
Mitsumi Distribution , an IT distributor , has announced the appointment of Mathew Thomas as President , to help accelerate the company ’ s next stage of growth .
In his new role , Thomas will be responsible for driving continued growth across the Middle East and Africa – including overseeing operations , managing existing partnerships and development of new revenue opportunities .
“ It ’ s an exciting time for us and we are pleased to welcome Mathew Thomas as the President for the distribution business in MEA region . As we are one of the fastest growing distributors in this region , his vast experience will be extremely valuable to lead our operations ,” said Jagat Shah , Chairman and CEO , Mitsumi Distribution . “ Furthermore , we have also increased our team strength , as they will also help to execute our strategy , deliver better service and enhance value for all of customers and partners . We look forward to their valued contributions in the months and years ahead .”
Thomas said : “ It gives me great pleasure to join Mitsumi , a leading distribution company that is built on years of trust and prestige . I look forward to working with a dynamic team , building on the company ’ s momentum , and helping the company advance in their strategic growth plan .”
Mathew Thomas , President , Mitsumi Distribution
Nozomi Networks launches new programme to arm MSSPs
Nozomi Networks Inc , has announced its managed security service provider ( MSSP ) Elite Programme – the industry ’ s first complete scheme for OT and IoT managed security services .
The programme fully equips leading MSSPs with Nozomi Networks ’ awardwinning OT and IoT cybersecurity solutions , expertise and selling resources .
“ We ’ ve had huge demand across our APJ partner base to develop this programme . As cyber concerns deepen , we ’ re seeing partners develop ‘ playbooks ’ to build into their security services and SOCs ,” said Dung Hua , Director , Channel Sales and Alliances APJ , Nozomi Networks . “ These are usually focused more on IT , but OT and IoT are in many cases the fastestgrowing threat partners are dealing with . What this programme can do is validate the OT and IoT playbooks partners are developing or need to develop , giving them
Dung Hua , Director , Channel Sales and Alliances APJ , Nozomi Networks
and their customers a legitimised roadmap to deal with these threats .”
What this programme can do is validate the OT and IoT playbooks partners are developing or need to develop , giving them and their customers a legitimised roadmap to deal with these threats .
“ MSSPs are filling a critical role as CISOs look for cost-effective ways to strengthen their security postures across IT and OT while juggling resource limitations and skills gaps ,” said Chet Namboodri , Senior VP , Business Development and Alliances , Nozomi Networks . “ Nozomi Networks MSSP Elite Program allows us to work with our partners to address a growing requirement to include advanced OT and IoT security solutions and maximise value for our mutual customers .”