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Exclusive Networks open a physical office in Nigeria

Exclusive Networks (EXN) officially opened it’s Nigeria operating office today on May 9, 2024, at an official opening ceremony held at the new office on Churchgate Towers, PC 30, Churchgate Street, Victoria Island, Lagos

Exclusive Networks is an internationally recognized cybersecurity expert that plays a crucial role in facilitating the shift towards a completely secure digital environment for individuals and businesses alike. The company’s distribution strategy sets it apart, providing its partners with increased prospects and enhanced customer engagement. The Exclusive Networks narrative spans across the globe, driven by a services-oriented philosophy that embraces innovation and disruption to surpass market expansion. What sets Exclusive Networks apart is the exceptional “local sale, global scale” approach, which combines the personalized attention and value of local independent entities with the extensive reach and service excellence of a unified worldwide distribution powerhouse.

Opening the events, the group MD for Africa, Mr. Anton Jacobzs, said the company’s goal is to be the distributor of choice within Africa. Exclusive Networks has been doing business in Nigeria for 15 years without physical presence and due to its increasing market share and clientele base has opened a physical office for it’s Nigerian and West African operations.

Involved in cyber security space, Exclusive Networks boasts of highly skilled people and partners. In 2023 it achieved a business turnover of Є5 billion. It is listed on the French stock exchange and is a compliant organization with 22,000 partners, offices and in 43 countries and render services in 173 countries with well over 2000 staff members.

Constantly innovation on new ways and platforms, it has a total of 137 employees in Africa and has created an organization that can deliver anywhere in Africa with a lot of partner values, and with the motto – “One Africa as a service” as it’s driven mission on the continent.

The Nigerian office with a team of 9 staff members is the company’s hub for it’s west African operations . The group MD further stated that for 2024, the goal is to achieve a turnover of $15 million.

Speaking about Exclusive Networks, Mr. Dejo Claudius-Akinyemi of Tigalogy, one of partners of EXN, said that they have being with them for almost ten years. One admirable quality is their rich understanding of the African market and their choice and method of partner selection. The company is Africa focused and helps partners achieve growth, he added

Mr. Abiodun Adeoye from Fortinet said Exclusive Networks brings new innovation and ideas to the channel. To him, It is a dream come true to have the Nigerian office opened. Also speaking, Mr. Yan Stacy of Netscouts, mentioned that Exclusive Networks is Netscouts preferred distribution partner in Nigeria and Africa.

Since its establishment in Paris in 2003, the company has massively expanded global coverage and now have offices in over 45 countries across 5 continents. The solutions its provides includes the following: Application delivery controllers (ADC),
Backup and Recovery
Cloud access security brokers (CASB)
Data encryption & protection
Data centre networking (SDN)
Distributed file system (DFS) storage
Endpoint detection and response (EDR)
Endpoint protection platform (EPP)
Hyperconverged infrastructure (HCI)
Enterprise Network Firewalls (NGFW)
Identity access management (IAM)
Network access controllers (NAC)
Network detection & response (NDR
Network packet brokers
Object storage
Privileged access management (PAM)
Security information and event management (SIEM)
Secure access service edge (SASE)
Security orchestration, automation and response (SOAR)
Secure Email Gateways
User and entity behaviour analytics (UEBA)
WAN Edge Infrastructure (SD-WAN)
Web application firewall (WAF)
Wired & Wireless LAN Access

In the area of business challenges Exclusive networks provides solutions for Cyber Attacks, Data Security, Datacentre builds, Insider attacks, IOT, Moving to the cloud, O365 Migration, Orchestration and Visibility

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