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Marking 15 Years of Success with Fortinet

In fifteen years of Partnership, Mantrac Distribution and Fortinet have come a very long way; not in terms of time, but in terms of business growth, market share, and channel development.

As a professional and experienced VAD (Value-Add Distributor) in Egypt since 1997, Mantrac Distribution introduced Fortinet to the market for first time back in 2004 and considerably invested in Fortinet realizing its great potential and add-value to network security although Fortinet’s first product (FortiGate) was introduced in 2002. Mantrac Distribution was the ideal partner enabling Fortinet to penetrate the Egyptian market given its technical expertise and financial power as a Mansour Group company.

The Mansour Group is a global, family-owned conglomerate with 60,000 employees, a presence in 110 countries and total revenues exceeding $6 billion. With over 60 years of experience, Mansour Group have developed a global presence across a diverse range of industries and long-term partners with multinational companies including General Motors, Caterpillar, McDonalds and UPS, among others besides IBM, Dell Technologies, Lenovo, Acer, Avaya, QNAP, Trend Micro, Toshiba POS, and Eaton UPSs (Uninterruptable Power System).

Fortinet is now well-recognized as a worldwide provider of network security appliances and a market leader in unified threat management (UTM). Fortinet (NASDAQ: FTNT) generated $1.80B as Revenue and $2.15B FY 2018. Fortinet is recognized as the #1Unit market share and #2 revenue market share (IDC Worldwide Security Appliance Tracker, March 2019, Q4 2018).

In Egypt, Mantrac Distribution successfully introduced Fortinet to the market in 2004 through its extended reach to hundreds of B2B channels and strong partnerships with top solution providers generating over $120 million revenue along the way. Moreover, our Fortinet team trained and recruited 180 partners who are now up and running as authorized Fortinet solution providers.

As our product management team is dominating the market with their profound expertise, our renewals team is successfully operating 80% of Fortinet devices and our ATC (Authorized Training Center) is one of the top ranked by Fortinet. Our teams are strongly backed-up with our vendor’s excellent Fortinet team who provide us and our customers with their full support at top-quality standards.

Mantrac Distribution and Fortinet totally gained the market’s trust and respect across many years of collaboration, dedication, and thousands of success stories.