Comguard Partners with Tripwire to Offer Enterprise Security and Compliance Solutions

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 Comguard Partners with Tripwire to Offer Enterprise Security and Compliance Solutions
 - Comguard and Tripwire brings Best-of-Breed Technology Solutions to Address Customers' IT Security
                      and Compliance Needs in Middle East and North Africa-

Dubai, UAE, 10th Dec, 2012 – Comguard, a Dubai-based leading value-added distributor for IT security
products, a part of Spectrum group today announced that it has partnered with Tripwire, Inc., to offer
best-of-breed IT security and compliance solutions to protect enterprises, governments, government
agencies and service providers from breaches, vulnerabilities, and threats to their sensitive data and
allows them to take control of their physical, virtual, and cloud infrastructure.

Across the globe thousands of enterprises rely on Tripwire's integrated solutions to help protect
sensitive data, prove compliance and prevent outages. Tripwire VIA, the integrated compliance and
security solution delivers best-of-breed file integrity, policy compliance and log and event management
solutions, paving the way for organisations to proactively achieve continuous compliance, mitigate risk,
and ensure operational control through Visibility, Intelligence and Automation.

Enterprises in the region today are faced with an increasing number of threats to their critical data, and
the best of breed technology solutions from Tripwire can proactively prevent security incident and
breaches, thereby reducing risk, ensuring systems and data security, and automating regulatory

Tripwire offerings solve the security configuration management, continuous monitoring, and incident
detection problems facing organizations of all sizes, as stand-alone solutions or in concert with other IT
security controls.

“We are pleased to work with Comguard as our value added distributor for the Middle East and North
Africa region. The recognition from Channel Partners of Comguard shows the level of trust and the
relationship Comguard has built in the region.

Next to that, Comguard’s experience in the IT security market, the deep knowledge of compliance and
complex solutions as HP ArcSight are another three elements that is making us confident that Comguard
can leverage all that to optimize the potential of TripWire Solutions” said Peter C. Geytenbeek, EMEA
Channel Director, TripWire, Inc.

Ajay Singh Chauhan, CEO, Comguard, said, “We are glad to represent world’s leading IT security and
compliance solution provider, Tripwire in the Middle East. With the numbers of security breaches
growing at an alarming rate, the need to arm enterprises in the region with the best of breed IT security
and compliance solutions is also growing at a rapid pace.”
The new partnership authorizes Comguard to distribute products and solutions from Tripwire across the
Middle East and North Africa region including UAE, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Qatar, Bahrain, and Kuwait
among others.

About Comguard:
Comguard FZ LLC is one of the leading Value added Distributor in the IT security space and has a reach
across the Middle East and North Africa region. The company was established in 2002 and is
headquartered in Dubai, UAE. Comguard is a part of Spectrum Group which is engaged in IT networking
and security training, and consultancy. Hence, the biggest strength for Comguard is the skill sets which
has made it one of the fastest growing Value added Distributor in the region and have been recognized
by several awards from vendors and industry platforms. Recently, Comguard has been adjudged as one
of the Top 25 Distributors in the Middle East region by Reseller Middle East magazine as well as won the
Choice of Channel Award from VAR MEA magazine. For more information see

About Tripwire, Inc.:
Tripwire is a leading global provider of IT security and compliance solutions for enterprises, government
agencies and service providers who need to protect their sensitive data on critical infrastructure from
breaches, vulnerabilities, and threats. Thousands of customers rely on Tripwire's critical security
controls like security configuration management, file integrity monitoring, log and event management.
The Tripwire VIA platform of integrated controls provides unprecedented visibility and intelligence into
business risk while automating complex and manual tasks, enabling organizations to better achieve
continuous compliance, mitigate business risk and help ensure operational control. Learn more at or follow us @TripwireInc on Twitter.

Media Contact:

Elham Alizadeh
Comguard FZ LLC
Dubai UAE
Tel.: +971 4 391 6400