Tuesday 30 May 2023
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KUALA LUMPUR (July 3): Information and communications technology (ICT) distributor ECS ICT Bhd’s (ECS) unit ECS Pericomp Sdn Bhd (ECS Pericomp) has been appointed as an authorised distributor for Palo Alto Networks in Malaysia and Brunei.

In a statement today, ECS chief executive officer Soong Jan Hsung said the appointment as an authorised distributor was a testament to the value that the company brings to ICT vendors, enabling them to leverage its ecosystem of channel system integrators and strengthen their market presence in Malaysia and Brunei.

“As for ECS, we now have the leading next-generation security company that will further enhance our existing portfolio of enterprise offerings,” he said.

Soong said as an authorised distributor, ECS will offer the Palo Alto Networks Next-Generation Security Platform, which consists of the Palo Alto Networks Next-Generation Firewall, Threat Intelligence Cloud and Advanced Endpoint Protection.

He said by delivering highly effective breach prevention capabilities, the Palo Alto Networks Next-Generation Security Platform reduces cybersecurity risk, enabling organisations to focus on expanding business operations.

“The recent threats surrounding the global cyberspace have brought much attention to users and organisations on the importance of cybersecurity.

“We believe that teaming with Palo Alto Networks will enhance ECS’ position as a value-added enterprise distributor, representing top enterprise product companies.

“The addition of the Palo Alto Networks platform to our enterprise portfolio is also expected to boost ECS’s Enterprise Systems segment for the second half of this year”, Soong added.

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