Kristel Expands Footprint In East Africa

L-R: A toast in the course of the Kristel Rebrand l-R
Launch at Royal Tulip Canaan Lodge. Simon Otieno- COO, Kristel, Tom Gitogo, CEO, Britam, Paul Mbua- CEO, Naya Options, Ben Obinju- CEO, Kristel.

Kenyan cybersecurity agency Kristel has expanded its footprint to Rwanda, Ethiopia, and Uganda to satisfy the rising demand of companies requiring its providers within the area.

The announcement have been made in the course of the current unveiling of Kristel’s new have a look at Royal Tulip Canaan Lodge.

Ben Obinju CEO Kristel, stated, “Kristel is the primary and solely regionally based cybersecurity distributor in Kenya. After we initially launched, we solely supplied Bitdefender. Since then, we now have grown to supply over ten cybersecurity options, working with greater than 140 companions within the area. With the appearance of ransomware and malware, we now have began to see critical cybercrime points rising. Our rebrand underscores our dedication to adapting to the evolving cyber threats, serving to organizations put money into their cyber hygiene, and strengthening their defenses.”

Pablo Ruano, Bitdefender’s Regional Gross sales Director, emphasised the dynamic nature of the cybersecurity market, stating, “New assault vectors emerge each day. Kristel’s rebranding displays their dedication to offering adaptable safety options. Their rebrand is a robust illustration of their unwavering dedication. They proceed to push the boundaries of cybersecurity options whereas delivering unparalleled reliability to their esteemed purchasers.”

Tom Gitogo, CEO of Britam, expressed his admiration for Kristel’s evolution, stating, “Kristel’s new look represents the corporate’s dedication as a pioneering value-added cybersecurity distributor. It’s really inspiring to witness a Kenyan-owned enterprise like Kristel not solely thrive regionally but additionally make a big affect throughout the East African area.”


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