Westcon Group announces intent to acquire Intact Integrated Services
VAD Westcon Group has announced its intent to acquire Intact Integrated Services, a provider of project, support, and managed services to the ICT and Cisco channel industry, formerly a direct subsidiary of Westcon's parent company Datatec. The deal ought to strengthen Westcon's commitment to partner-led services offerings, empowering reseller customers with broader services capabilities. Headquartered in the UK with offices in Germany, Asia Pacific and the Americas, Intact works with telcos, OEMs, system integrators and VARs – helping to generate new revenue, deliver complex technology projects, and support global initiatives. A specialist in the Cisco channel, the company provides white-label services and support centered on networking, data center/cloud and collaboration technologies. Intact becomes a critical piece of Weston Group's Global Services Solution Practice, led by Executive Vice President Pedro Galatas. Helping partners expand their business, the company's focused areas include: Security, Unified Communications and Collaboration, Data Center, Cloud, and Global Deployment.
Westcon Security teams up with Xirrus
Security VAD Westcon Security has unveiled the signature of a pan-European distribution agreement with Xirrus, a provider of high performance wireless networks. In Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom, Westcon Security's resellers have access to the Xirrus suite of WI-FI optimized solutions - arrays, access points, cloud services, and wired switches – to provide their customers "wired-like" performance with superior coverage, security, seamless connectivity and unified management across the network.
Vasco expands its partnership with Westcon Security
Already working together in Belgium, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden and the United Kingdom, authentication vendor Vasco has expanded its partnership with security VAD Westcon Security to its remaining offices in Europe, that is Austria, Germany, Portugal, South Africa, Spain and Switzerland.
Westcon Group names Dolph Westerbos new CEO
VAD Westcon Group has named industry veteran Dolph Westerbos as the company's new Chief Executive Officer. With more than 20 years of B2B services and channel leadership experience at companies ranging from Dell to Brambles and ModusLink, Westerbos succeeds Dean Douglas, who will be leaving to become CEO of telecom vendor Unify (formerly known as Siemens Enterprise Communications). Westerbos comes to Westcon Group from Brambles and CHEP, where he served as Group President of Asia Pacific and EMEA for the supply chain and pooling solutions provider. As Westcon's newest executive, Westerbos will build upon the company's leadership in value-added distribution – with more than €3 billion in revenue and presence in 60 countries across six continents.
Vasco appoints Westcon
Encryption vendor Vasco has appointed VAD Westcon Iberia as official distributor in Portugal and Spain. The partnership has been signed with the Security division of Westcon Iberia, which is different from Afina Security.