Ekahau Extends Its Distribution Partnership with Ingram Micro Into APAC
RESTON, Virginia–Oct. 5, 2017–PRNewswire/InfoQuest
Ekahau, the global leader in enterprise Wi-Fi network design solutions, announced an extension of its distribution relationship into ASEAN and Hong Kong with Ingram Micro Inc., the world’s largest wholesale technology distributor and a global leader delivering a full spectrum of global technology and supply chain services to businesses around the world. Deep expertise in technology solutions, mobility, cloud, and supply chain solutions enables its business partners to operate efficiently and successfully in the markets they serve. Ingram Micro operates in 160 countries including Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam.
Under the terms of the new agreement, Ingram Micro will market, sell, and support Ekahau’s full product portfolio including its flagship Site Survey & Planner software, which offers industry-leading customer experience and the highest return on investment for designing and maintaining Wi-Fi networks to its growing network of channel partners. Countries in partnership include Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Brunei, Philippines and Hong Kong.
Additionally, Ingram Micro will sell Ekahau’s newly released first of its kind all-in-one wireless design hardware device, Ekahau Sidekick™, visit Sidekick.Ekahau.com. It allows for faster measurement of wireless networks and provides best-in-class Wi-Fi spectrum analysis. The wearable Wi-Fi diagnostics and measurement tool redefines how enterprise wireless networks are validated.
As Wi-Fi has become the de-facto last-mile transport for mission-critical workloads such as IoT, cloud, cellular offloading, and Wi-Fi calling, the demands on Wi-Fi networks continue to increase. The Ekahau Site Survey and 3D Planner helps enterprises conquer Wi-Fi issues by streamlining wireless design, troubleshooting and optimization.
“This partnership with Ekahau helps to further cement our unique position at the intersection of delivering innovative and highly targeted applications to meet the evolving needs of our extensive network of vendors like Cisco, HPE Aruba and Brocade/Ruckus, resellers and partners in the wireless space. As the demands on Wi-Fi networks are increasing the need for carrier-grade Wi-Fi service is undeniable. Ekahau’s innovative design solutions address the requirements of enterprises, service providers and system integrators. Ingram Micro’s leading global presence and our partnership will be valuable in extending reach of Ekahau solutions to the wider enterprise end user community through our ecosystem of channel partners. Ingram Micro will offer robust solutions, training, sales enablement and technical support for channels to address their customers’ Wi-Fi needs,” said Francis Choo, Vice President, Chief Country Executive, ASEAN and HK.
“I am excited to extend our partnership across Asia Pacific to drive better Wi-Fi solutions into the emerging markets and the reach Ingram Micro will bring,” said Jonathan Eisner, Vice President Global Sales & Marketing at Ekahau. “Today, Ekahau solutions are used by thousands of enterprise customers worldwide, who deploy their business networks using leading wireless vendors such as Cisco and HPE Aruba with whom we have product integration.”
For more information about Ekahau’s Site Survey & Planner software, visit https://www.ekahau.com.
Ekahau is the global market leader in enterprise wireless network design and planning. More than 15,000 customers, including over 100 Fortune 500 companies, run their networks with Ekahau’s Wi-Fi planning and measurement solutions. Our proprietary software and hardware solutions design and manage superior wireless networks by minimizing network deployment time and ensuring sufficient wireless coverage and capacity across all industries, project sizes, building infrastructures and levels of complexity. We are recognized for delivering the easiest-to-use, most reliable solutions for Wi-Fi planning, site surveys, troubleshooting and optimization. Whether a corporate office, hotel, hospital or university – if the Wi-Fi works, it has likely been built using Ekahau’s Wi-Fi Design solutions.
Ekahau is headquartered in Reston, VA. www.ekahau.com
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