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Arrow awarded Sophos Distributor of the Year for EMEA North
Fri, 4th Aug 2023

Arrow Electronics has announced that its UK enterprise computing solutions business has been awarded the Sophos 2023 Distributor of the Year for EMEA North. 

“Arrow is recognised for its outstanding performance and commitment to securing organisations with Sophos’ innovative portfolio of cybersecurity solutions and services,” says a spokesperson for Arrow. 

"We are honoured to have won this award that is a testament to the dedication and hard work of our UK team. Security continues to be a top priority on the business agenda, and the escalating frequency and severe consequences of cyberattacks cannot be underestimated. We continue to expand our security portfolio to help ensure we can offer our channel partners unparalleled choices in protecting and adapting to the ever-evolving threat landscape,” says Nick Bannister, vice president sales of Arrow`s enterprise computing solutions business in UK, Ireland and ANZ.

Arrow became Sophos’s first UK distributor in 2021. In 2022, a suite of API-ready products from Sophos’ business portfolio was added to Arrow‘s cloud delivery and management platform, ArrowSphere.

“Arrow Electronics guides innovation forward for over 210,000 leading technology manufacturers and service providers. With 2022 sales of US$37 billion, we develop technology solutions that help improve business and daily life. Our broad portfolio that spans the entire technology landscape helps customers create, make and manage forward-thinking products that make the benefits of technology accessible to as many people as possible,” adds Bannister.

“Our broad portfolio spans the entire technology landscape, helping customers create, make and manage forward-thinking products that make the benefits of technology accessible to as many people as possible.”

“Cybercriminals are constantly pivoting and refining their techniques. This, plus the complexity of attack methods, requires layers of security that protect organisations at every point along the attack chain. By working with Sophos to ensure our joint customers have the defences they need, Sophos has recognised Arrow in the UK as Distributor of the Year for EMEA North,” says Kendra Krause, senior vice president of global channels and sales operations at Sophos.

“Sophos is honoured to work with all of the winning partners that are dedicated to delivering superior cybersecurity outcomes to defeat cyberattackers. With 3x more MDR customers than any other cybersecurity vendor, Sophos has the experience to deliver the best possible cybersecurity outcomes. Our elite team of threat hunters and incident response experts take targeted actions on your behalf to detect and eliminate advanced threats."

“Sophos Managed Detection and Response is the future of cybersecurity. We provide proactive  threat hunting, investigation, and incident response through our MDR services. This is delivered by an elite team of experienced threat hunters to support organisations of all sizes. In addition, clients can achieve superior cybersecurity outcomes through a fully-managed MDR service or self-managed security operations platform. Stop being overwhelmed by alerts and start up-levelling your resources to focus on the most strategic issues for your business," concludes Krause.