Cairo, June 2023: Mideast Communication Systems (MCS), the leading regional IT Solutions Provider in Egypt and on the African continent, announces today the signature of a distribution agreement for the Egyptian market with BeyondTrust, the worldwide leader in intelligent identity and access security.

This partnership was finalized on May 10, 2023, during the FDC Summit, which was held under the auspices of Dr. Amr Talaat, Minister of Communications and Information Technology, in official partnership with the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, and in strategic partnership with the Central Bank of Egypt.

The agreement was signed by Eng. Tarek Shabaka, Chairman of the Board of Directors of MCS, in the presence of Mr. John Hathaway, Vice President of Sales India, Middle East and Africa at BeyondTrust, and Eng. Ali Azzam, Vice Chairman of MCS and Eng. Mohamed Mostafa, Head of Business Development Sector. According to the agreement, MCS will be able to provide BeyondTrust's innovative products to key governmental agencies and business sector companies in the Egyptian market.

Eng. Tarek Shabaka, Chairman of the Board of Directors of MCS, expressed his enthusiasm about this partnership, saying: “We are proud to cooperate with a global vendor such as BeyondTrust. Distributing their portfolio is a real added value brought to our customers on the Egyptian market. This partnership is in line with MCS’s strategy to always work towards bringing in modern and global solutions and to accelerate the digital transformation process. That is expected and sought by all major entities and sectors in the country.

“We are very confident that this partnership will reflect positively on the private and public sectors in Egypt. Indeed, MCS will now provide BeyondTrust’s integrated cloud and hybrid solutions, enabling identity and access to be secured, monitored and managed to reduce the risk of data misuse, as well as to manage sessions and passwords.”

“BeyondTrust has a growing number of important customers in Egypt, and we know this is just the beginning," said John Hathaway, Regional Vice President Middle East, Africa and India. “The Egyptian market is one of the fastest growing for BeyondTrust in the region. We are delighted to work with MCS to secure even more privileges for organisations in the country.”

About BeyondTrust

BeyondTrust is the global cybersecurity leader protecting Paths to Privilege™. Our identity-centric approach goes beyond securing privileges and access, empowering organizations with the most effective solution to manage the entire identity attack surface and neutralize threats, whether from external attacks or insiders.

BeyondTrust is leading the charge in transforming identity security to prevent breaches and limit the blast radius of attacks, while creating a superior customer experience and operational efficiencies. We are trusted by 20,000 customers, including 75 of the Fortune 100, and our global ecosystem of partners.

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