Appoints Industry Veteran Amid Al-Shanteer to Lead Regional Office in Dubai Covering Middle East and North Africa
19 January 2017
FREMONT, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE/ME NewsWire)
Responding to growing business in the Middle East and North Africa, AlertEnterprise, the leading Silicon Valley based provider of Security Convergence software, has appointed Amid Al-Shanteer as Vice President of Sales for the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) market effective January 16, 2017.
In a region dominated by critical industries such as Oil & Gas, Petro-Chemicals, Healthcare and Financial Services, security convergence provides the linkage to integrate both cyber and physical security to close essential security gaps and deliver critical infrastructure protection.
According to Jasvir Gill, Founder & CEO of AlertEnterprise, “Amid brings deep domain expertise and knowledge of the region, as well as relationships with key integrators in the business. His appointment is a key addition to execute on our strategy of expanding in the region.” According to Amid Al-Shanteer, “AlertEnterprise is growing rapidly and provides a much broader range of solutions when compared to other providers in the market. Enterprise customers in the Middle East and operators of critical infrastructure not only need identity management and asset protection, they also need protection from insider threat and a single solution with Incident Management and Response to enhance their global security operations. I joined them because AlertEnterprise is the only company that provides both.”
Mr. Amid Al-Shanteer and Mr. Jasvir Gill will be representing AlertEnterprise at the INTERSEC 2017 Security Conference, January 21-24, 2017 to be held at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibits Center in the United Arab Emirates. Inquiries can be made via email at [email protected]
Amid Al-Shanteer joined AlertEnterprise from Quantum Secure, where he led the sales effort for the region as Regional Vice President for the Middle East. Prior to that Amid was Vice President for Middle East for AMAG Technologies, now a part of G4S. With many years of physical security technology sales and service, Amid also held positions at Lenel Systems International (A UTC company), and system engineering roles in the Emirates and United Kingdom. Amid holds a Bachelor of Engineering (BEng), Electronic Engineering and Computer Science from the University of Westminster in the UK.
AlertEnterprise software provides true prevention of insider threats, fraud, theft, sabotage and acts of terrorism by overcoming vulnerabilities and blended threats across Information Technology, Operational Technology (OT), Physical Access Systems and Industrial Control Systems. Purpose-built for protecting critical infrastructure in key sectors, such as utilities, oil and gas, airports, federal agencies, financials, pharmaceuticals and healthcare, AlertEnterprise solutions deliver industry-specific situational awareness with continuous monitoring and incident management. Please visit www.alertenterprise.com
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