Awingu goes Europe-wide with Ingram Micro
Belgian cloud startup Awingu has inked a pan-European deal with the value division of broadliner Ingram Micro. The distributor, through its teams in Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom, will push its Smart Global Office, a workspace aggregator that gives users secure access to corporate IT resources such as company applications and data. Leveraging the latest web technologies, Smart Global Office provides a new way of delivering IT services: users can work and collaborate using any device with an HTML5 capable browser independent of whether they are in the office, on the road or work from home. IT administrators don't need to install any client SW or company applications on end-user devices. IT resources remain centrally managed and secure at all times.
TD Azlan expands relationship with IBM to offer SoftLayer Technologies services worldwide
Infrastructure VAD TD Azlan has expanded its distribution agreement with IBM to offer SoftLayer Technologies to its channel of solution providers throughout the United States and Europe (through its offices in Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom). SoftLayer, an IBM company, provides high-performance infrastructure cloud service, including bare metal and virtual servers in one platform. The announcement was made in conjunction with Tech Data's Channel Link event. Built to provide the highest-performing cloud infrastructure available in the industry, the SoftLayer Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) platform integrates and automates data centers throughout the world through a private network and advanced management system. SoftLayer's modular architecture provides unparalleled performance and control, with a full-featured application programming interface (API) and sophisticated automation controlling a flexible unified platform that seamlessly spans physical and virtual devices. Additionally, SoftLayer's platform provides bare metal servers—dedicated, single-tenant servers—adding more control and enhanced performance predictability focused on high-performance computing and advanced analytics. SoftLayer will be offered in Tech Data's Solutions Store, powered by the company's award-winning StreamOne global IT platform, an automated buying, selling, provisioning and billing system for cloud and subscription-based services technology that scales business and operational scope.
Ingram Micro in 3D
3D printer vendor 3D Systems has expanded its American distribution partnership with broadliner Ingram Micro to Europe. This means that Ingram offices in Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom will be able to distribute its consumer and B2B products (printers, authoring tools, scanners and print materials) through their reseller networks throughout the continent.
Scansource prints with Brother
Brother has appointed POS specialist Scansource as official distributor in Europe for its BJ thermal mobile printers. Scansource will push these products through its central offices in Belgium and local sales team in France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain and the United Kingdom.
Analog Devices and EBV Elektronik sign distribution franchise agreement
Semiconductor specialist EBV Elektronik and DSP vendor Analog Devices have signed a distribution franchise agreement for the EMEA region, except Russia, Ukraine and Israel. EBV Elektronik will represent ADI's complete product portfolio, including data converters, amplifiers, DSPs, MEMs, power management ICs, and an extended linear and RF/microwave portfolio through its offices in Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and the United Kingdom. EBV Elektronik's existing line card is complementary to ADI's products and solutions, and will respond to the most demanding customer requirements. The two companies have an overlapping strategic focus on market segments such as industrial, automotive, energy, RF & wireless. Together, ADI and EBV will meet customers' expectations for high performance products and technical support. In addition, engineer-to-engineer training and technical exchanges are already underway to ensure customers get excellent design support.