19 January 2015
Leading Regional Data Storage and Security Firm Achieves Highest Level of Symantec Partnership

Dubai, United Arab Emirates: Condo Protego, one of the leading data storage and protection firms in the region, has been recognized with Symantec Platinum Partner status, the vendor's highest level of partnership.

The firm continues its Platinum partner status with Symantec after the global vendor recently renewed its partnership requirements.

Symantec, a world leader in information protection technology, provides security, storage and systems management solutions to help customers - from consumers and small businesses to the largest global organizations - completely and efficiently secure and manage their information-driven world against more risks at more points.

Under Symantec's new partner programme, which was redesigned in 2014, the Platinum status is the highest level of certification and shows that partners have made the greatest investment in technical and sales capabilities across a number of competencies. Platinum Partners demonstrate delivery of exceptional customer value and have access to more strategic benefits, including investment funds and dedicated support from Symantec. Condo Protego has worked with Symantec since 2005.

"Achieving Platinum Partner status underlines the strength of our working relationship with Symantec, with whom we have been partners since Condo Protego was founded. This achievement reinforces our commitment to strengthen that bond and maintain the highest level of partner accreditation,'' said Andrew Calthorpe, CEO, Condo Protego.

"By working with quality global vendors such as Symantec we make sure we can deliver on our commitment of always putting the customer first by offering best-in-class solutions that meet their business needs for today and for the future."

Platinum Partners need to have achieved Expert level in at least three Competencies for Symantec, and to have proven proficiency across the related solution areas. Condo Protego achieved Expert level status in Archiving, Enterprise Backup and Recovery, and Endpoint Security.

"We are delighted to continue our strong working relationship with Condo Protego by awarding them Platinum Status," said Fady Iskander, Regional Channel Manager, Gulf, Symantec. "By achieving Expert Competency in three areas, Condo Protego has demonstrated deep investment in Symantec and an expertise in delivering solutions and services that deliver real value to customers."

Expert Competency indicates a rigorous, validated and continuous proficiency in a solution area, achievement against advanced revenue targets, and demonstration of customer satisfaction.

About Condo Protego
Condo Protego - Latin for "to store and to protect" - is the leading regional 'consultative solutions provider'.   From enterprise to SME-sized customers, Condo Protego focuses on data storage, virtualization, security, and data protection - providing not only 24x7 support coverage, but also unprecedented 30-minute response time.  Condo Protego is entirely customer-centric and believes "business is about people". For more information, visit www.condoprotego.com

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