Cato Networks Announces 1st U.S. Master Agency Partnership with CNSG

Strategic Partnership Brings Global Converged SD-WAN and Security Solutions to the Channel 

Charlotte, NC – November 14, 2017 – Converged Network Services Group (CNSG) the Premier Master Distributor for Cloud, Connectivity, and Cloud Enablement announced Wednesday that it welcomed Cato Networks, a global converged SD-WAN and network security organization, into its portfolio of solutions.

The Cato Cloud connects data centers, branches, mobile users, cloud infrastructure and other business resources into a simple, secure, and unified global network.

“We are extremely excited to welcome Cato Networks to the CNSG family. Cato’s solutions will offer our partners and their customers a targeted way to streamline their connectivity with a secure and swiftly implemented SD-WAN platform,” said Matt Harty, CEO and President of Converged Network Services Group.

Harty continued, “Their scalable solutions simplify networking and security for enterprises of all sizes. This unique partnership will also allow our partners to really understand how to jump into the SD-WAN space and curate a unified customer solution.”

Cato Networks and CNSG aim to help partners simplify and streamline networking architecture for their customers and clients. Notable use cases include:

• Augmenting or replacing expensive MPLS links
• Improving latency and throughput between global locations
• Eliminating branch security appliances
• Bringing mobile users into the network securely, with direct Internet access
• Unifying policies across a hybrid cloud environment
• Providing secure direct Internet access from branch locations, eliminating the need to backhaul traffic through the HQ data center
• Creating an SLA-backed WAN with MPLS-like service throughout
“The partnership with CNSG is our first master agent partnership in the United States, and is a game-changer for the industry as a whole”, said Nathan Grinnell, Senior Director of Channel Sales at Cato Networks.

“We are excited to provide CNSG and its partners a secure, global, cloud-based SD-WAN that creates significant capital and operational savings, and tackles the strategic challenges of cloud migration and the mobile workforce. With our new partnership, they will be able to successfully capture a growing share of the enterprise IT spend.”

For more information about this partnership, interested parties can contact the CNSG team or visit

About Cato
Cato Networks provides organizations with a cloud-based and secure global SD-WAN. Cato delivers an integrated networking and security platform that securely connects all enterprise locations, people, and data. Cato Cloud cuts MPLS costs, improves performance between global locations and to cloud applications, eliminates branch appliances, provides secure Internet access everywhere, and seamlessly integrates mobile users and cloud datacenters into the WAN. Based in Tel Aviv, Israel, Cato Networks was founded in 2015 by cybersecurity luminary Shlomo Kramer, co-founder of Check Point Software Technologies and Imperva, and Gur Shatz, co-founder of Incapsula.

Visit and Twitter: @CatoNetworks.

About CNSG
Converged Network Services Group (CNSG) is the Premier Master Distributor for Connectivity, Cloud, and Cloud Enablement. Led by former C-Level Carrier Executives and supported by the most experiences sales team in the industry. CNSG provides assistance with every aspect of Discovery, Design, and Delivery. CNSG is committed to the core philosophy of earning business by building and maintaining true partnerships with every customer, partner, and supplier. This unwavering commitment to the success of our partnerships has enabled CNSG to be recognized as the fastest growing Master Distributor in the industry.
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Corporate Media Contacts

Converged Network Services Group
Director of Marketing
Shaquille Fontenot

Cato Networks
Yishay Yovel
VP, Marketing