Sydney, March 18, 2022 — Wavelink, a leader in providing enterprise solutions to the channel, announced today that it was named Fortinet’s 2021 APAC Distributor of the Year. The Fortinet Partner of the Year Awards recognise dedicated and distinguished partners and distributors. Fortinet’s channel partners play a critical role in helping Fortinet secure users, devices, applications, and edges everywhere.
Wavelink has been operating in Australia and New Zealand for more than 20 years. The company started out representing a single vendor with a handful of partners and has grown to become a technology aggregator with more than 500 partners, selling a range of hardware and software solutions encompassing security, networking, and mobility. It now also has a dedicated Connected Health business unit.
Ilan Rubin, CEO, Wavelink, said, “Wavelink is humbled and proud to be awarded the APAC Distributor of the Year. This award is testament to the hard work that Wavelink has put in since we began our partnership with Fortinet five years ago. Fortinet is Wavelink’s sole cybersecurity vendor, which enables us to have a dedicated Fortinet team that includes an experienced Fortinet pre-sales team to assist partners with complex solutions.
“Wavelink embarked on a strategy of delivering a differentiated solution to the Fortinet channel in Australia. We are very fortunate to have an intimate product team that is constantly growing and is able to execute against our strategy with continued accelerated growth year on year. Coupled with the strength of our relationships with the local Fortinet team, Wavelink’s laser focus helps partners excel and accelerate their Fortinet offering.”
Wavelink goes above and beyond in delivering value added offerings to its high-tier partners with a strong focus on providing a pathway to Fortinet certification. The team offers sales and technical enablement in the form of face-to-face, virtual labs, Wi-Fi surveys, and workshops. Wavelink’s specialist pre-sales and staging team members are available to tailor staging services on behalf of partners including storage, device preparation, device registration, pre-configuration, testing, and re-boxing and shipping to enable streamlined supply for partners.
Ilan Rubin said, “Wavelink remains committed to understanding its partners’ businesses and where they want to be in the future. This award is testament to the commitment that Wavelink has to the full range of Fortinet solutions that make up Fortinet’s Security Fabric offerings and its commitment to elevating its partners’ ability to sell them, with the ultimate goal of growing Wavelink’s market share of Fortinet sales in the region.”
Wavelink specialises in providing leading-edge enterprise solutions to the channel. Wavelink distributes a range of products from Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise, CenTrak, Fortinet, Olinqua, Spectralink, and Vocera. For more information please contact Wavelink on 1300 147 000.