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.
New appointments for GTDC
The Global Technology Distribution Council (GTDC) has appointed Westcon President and CEO Dean Douglas as vice chairman of the GTDC and Esprinet CEO Alessandro Cattani as a new executive committee member. Douglas and Cattani will help lead the strategic direction of the GTDC – an association of the world's biggest technology distributors, which annually generate more than €99 billion in worldwide product and services revenue.