Jardine OneSolution appointed Symantec distributor in Malaysia
By Digital News Asia June 20, 2012
- Expanding market reach to cities outside Klang Valley, including Sabah and Sarawak
- Jardine OneSolution to also manage and support resellers
SECURITY specialist Symantec has appointed Jardine OneSolution (2001) Sdn Bhd (JOS) as its new distributor in Malaysia.
As a Symantec distributor, JOS will offer Symantec’s enterprise solutions, including the full range of security, storage and systems management solutions. JOS will also manage and support Symantec authorised resellers of all levels.
JOS is Symantec’s third distributor in Malaysia, in addition to Ingram Micro (M) Sdn Bhd and Glocomp Systems (M) Sdn Bhd, the security software company said in a statement.
“With JOS joining our distributor network, we will continue to extend our presence and strength in cities outside the Klang Valley, including Sabah and Sarawak,” said Alex Ong (pic), Malaysia country director for Symantec.
“We started working with JOS since April this year, equipping them with skills and tools to enable them to better meet the information protection needs of our customers and partner community across all areas of our business, including endpoint security, data protection, backup and recovery, and mobile,” he added.
As an authorised distributor, JOS also has access to Symantec's technical support and training network, which is part of the enhanced Symantec Partner Program designed to help partners increase sales opportunities and accelerate their growth and profitability, Symantec said in its statement.
Frederick Tan (pic), JOS managing director, South-East Asia, said, "We believe with JOS’ expertise and market reach, the partnership with Symantec will strengthen our footing as one of the leading providers of integrated IT solutions in Malaysia.”