Westcon Group Extends Commitment to Data Center and Cloud
20 Jun, 2013, 09:32 ET
Bolsters Relationship with CA Technologies
Premier Value-Added Distributor Now Offers Company's Robust IT Management Solutions to Resellers Across North America
TARRYTOWN N.Y., June 20, 2013 /CNW/ - Westcon Group, a value-added distributor of category-leading unified communications, network infrastructure, data center and security solutions with a global network of specialty resellers, today announced the company is furthering its commitment to data center and cloud via an expanded relationship with CA Technologies. The agreement will provide North American reseller partners access to the company's full IT management portfolio.
With a long history helping enterprises maximize IT infrastructure management, CA Technologies has pioneered next-generation solutions designed for converged management. This new functionality brings together multiple environments into a seamless solution—delivering prompt access to planning, configuration/provisioning, monitoring and troubleshooting—all within an integrated network, compute, storage, and application environment.
"With the rapid proliferation of converged infrastructures, IT management under one umbrella makes perfect sense," said David Bradley Senior Vice President of Global Partners, CA Technologies. "For more than a decade, we've partnered with industry experts at Westcon Group to accelerate adoption of our technology in key regions throughout the world. Based on this success, it's a clear win to expand this relationship to North America."
"We have a long track-record with CA Technologies, helping them seamlessly enter new markets based on Westcon Group's broad-based market focus and deep technology expertise," said Daniel Papes, Senior Vice President Global Data Center and Cloud Solutions, Westcon Group. "With its focus on converged management, CA Technologies is clearly one of the top vendors in the data center market, so it's a natural progression to anchor our practice with such an important solution."
As an initial stage to the multi-phased roll-out, Westcon will immediately offer CA Nimsoft Monitor, – a unified IT monitoring solution available either on-demand via SaaS or on-premise. CA Nimsoft Monitor helps improve service quality and reduce the costs of IT service delivery by providing the visibility today's companies require to proactively monitor and manage performance and availability across complex environments.
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About Westcon Group
Westcon Group, Inc. is a value added distributor of category-leading unified communications, network infrastructure, data center, and security solutions with a global network of specialty resellers. Westcon's teams create unique programs and provide exceptional support to accelerate the business of its global partners. Strong relationships at every level of the Westcon Group organization enable partners to receive support tailored to their needs. From global logistics and flexible customized financing solutions to pre-sales, technical and engineering assistance, the company works with partners to respond with agility and speed to changing market conditions so they can achieve the fastest time to revenue. Westcon Group's portfolio of market-leading vendors includes: Cisco, Avaya, Brocade, Polycom, Check Point, and Blue Coat. For more information, please visit www.westcongroup.com.
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