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Westcon-Comstor to distribute Juniper Networks

Westcon-Comstor to distribute Juniper Networks

Westcon-Comstor Sub-Saharan Africa has been appointed as a value-added distributor for Juniper Networks, focused on secure, AI-driven networks.

According to a statement by the distributor, resellers across Sub-Saharan Africa will have access to Juniper's network solutions that are designed to simplify multi-cloud architectures for enterprises undergoing digital transformation.

The solutions focus on infrastructure orchestration, automation, programmability, ease of management, visibility and analytics, the statement continues.

Linsay Narayanan, Cyber Security and Next Generation Solutions Business Practice Lead at Westcon-Comstor Sub-Saharan Africa, said: "Through its commitment to simplify enterprise networks, Juniper is a valuable addition to our vendor portfolio because it cements our ability to provide end-to-end solutions for the network and datacentre, across multi-cloud and the edge. The company's secure and scalable solutions enable customers to benefit from disruptive technologies that let them traverse multiple clouds and better gear their business to take advantage of the potential connections powering the fourth industrial revolution."

Sander Groot, Director of Channels and Alliances, EMEA at Juniper Networks, added: "Westcon-Comstor unique approach to simplified networking delivers a huge business value for customers. Westcon-Comstor will open up new opportunities for channel and customers across Sub-Saharan Africa."

According to Westcon-Comstor, Juniper has been at the forefront of developments in SD-WAN and modern segment routing ... "putting Westcon-Comstor resellers in a position to capitalise on the power of 5G when it rolls out across the continent."

In September 2019 Westcon-Comstor was appointed distributor for Check Point in Sub-Saharan Africa.

At the time Tidiane Lo, Westcon Director at Westcon-Comstor Sub-Saharan Africa, emphasised the need for the industry to position robust security solutions to help combat cyber-attacks, and help resellers contribute towards fragile trust between businesses, customers, people and technology.

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