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October 25, 2011
Commtech Distribution will distribute the complete portfolio of Silver Peak (News - Alert) data center class wide area network (WAN) optimization appliances to resellers across the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland.
Commtech, an independent Irish IT Distributor, provides an extensive portfolio of solutions and value added services, including certified technical training, consultancy, and marketing and pre-sales support services.
Silver Peak specializes in data center class WAN optimization appliances that maximize WAN performance while minimizing WAN costs.
With this agreement, Commtech develops the channel market in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland for Silver Peak.
It will leverage its strong installed base of resellers to distribute Silver Peak virtual and physical appliances that provide high-capacity and comprehensive options for deploying WAN optimization anywhere in the network on any platform.
"We are pleased to have become a distribution partner with Silver Peak to offer our channel partners a very cost-competitive and versatile WAN optimization solution for enterprise customers," said Justin Owens, managing director, Commtech Distribution. "Silver Peak adds significant value to our current portfolio and helps to further strengthen the comprehensive offerings to our reseller partners."
"Ireland is an important market for Silver Peak that offers exciting growth potential," said Pierre Langlois, director of EMEA channel sales at Silver Peak. "We were looking for a distributor who really understands WAN optimization solutions, and Commtech was able to offer us a unique mix of skills. Working closely together in this region, we will raise Silver Peak's brand awareness, grow our reseller base, and increase revenue."
Anuradha Shukla is a contributing editor for TMCnet. To read more of her articles, please visit her columnist page.
Edited by Rich Steeves