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Milestone signs distribution partnership with Koch Media

Italian developer and publisher Milestone and gaming specialist Koch Media have announced a new partnership, which begins with the release of the next entry in Milestone's celebrated MXGP franchise. Alongside MXGP3 – The Official Motocross Videogame, Koch Media will exclusively distribute Milestone's upcoming 2017 titles, including MotoGP 17 and an unannounced game due later in the year. The release of these upcoming titles will be supported by Koch Media's experienced marketing and communication teams across its local offices in Austria, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom. "We are extremely pleased to have opened our new distribution agreement with Koch Media. A long established, well respected and strong company in the UK market. They have a wealth of experience in the racing genre and we are confident that together we can build an even greater demand for Milestone products", affirms Luisa Bixio VP Milestone. Craig McNicol, Koch Media's Managing Director of Northern Europe, added: "We are thrilled to be working alongside Milestone on their upcoming slate of titles. Milestone's talent and commitment to quality has established them as one of the leading publishers in the genre. We're dedicated to driving the success of these titles as we work towards their release."

Seclore aims to expand its government portfolio through partnership with RAH Infotech

India: Seclore, a provider of advanced, secure and automated EDRM solutions, has chosen network and security VAD RAH Infotech as its specialist public sector distributor. RAH Infotech specializes in enterprise and app security as well as application delivery. The new partnership will fuel Seclore's push into various of government sectors and support the national "Make-in-India" initiative.

"While the government is going digital, it is imperative to maintain the trust of citizens by ensuring that key information, such as ID proofs and Know-Your-Customer documents, don't fall into the wrong hands. Seclore can help by combining its deep industry expertise and scalable persistent data-centric technology to seamlessly extend security infrastructure beyond government organizations", said Amit Malhotra VP, Sales India, Middle East & Africa, Seclore. Seclore has closed a number of major public sector deals recently. The partnership with RAH Infotech will boost its government portfolio still further.

"In today's digital environment, consumers demand anywhere, anytime access to data. However, this availability has made data susceptible to leaks and hacks during transfer. The big challenge is making sure that information is fully protected at every stage of its journey", said Ashok Kumar, CEO, RAH Infotech. "With the government's push towards a Digital India, this is an opportune time for this partnership, and I am sure it will strengthen our core government vertical business and expand the entire portfolio", he adds.

A growing number of Global 5000 companies in the banking, financial services, insurance, pharmaceutical, telecom, government, and manufacturing industries rely on Seclore's technology to protect information wherever it travels and is stored. Seclore recently won the SiliconIndia magazine award for "Company of the Year for Information Security" 2016 and VARINDIA Channel Leadership Survey 2016 for "Best Enterprise Digital Rights Management". "The government vertical is growing rapidly, so this is the right time to collaborate with RAH Infotech, which is strong in government-focused initiatives. This partnership will help us strengthen an already robust portfolio still further", said Rohit Oberoi, Director-Channel Sales at Seclore.

Ingram Micro hires from Microsoft

Germany: broadliner Ingram Micro has hired Christian Käsweber from Microsoft as its new HP Inc. BU director. Christian reports to Atila Kaplan, director Systems, Components & Networking, Printers & Accessories, and will manage the HP Inc. business management, sales and marketing of the distributor. He was previously working for Microsoft as consumer channel sales manager, but did most of his career with HP, lately as manager pricing & communication.

E-Concept plays with Atari

France: gaming specialist E-Concept Distribution has inked a partnership with Atari to distribute its XBox One and PS4 versions of Atari Flashback Classics Vol. 1 and 2.

Tech Data extends smart security solutions portfolio with Yale

United Kingdom: broadliner Tech Data has been appointed as a distributor for Yale, making the full range of high quality smart home security solutions from this well-known brand widely available to the local IT retail channel for the first time. With immediate effect, Yale's Smart Door Locks, Smart Home Alarm, EF-Series Alarms and CCTV solutions, including IP cameras, will be available from Tech Data. "The signing is a significant addition to Tech Data's smart home portfolio", said Teresa Johnston, Smart Home Business Development Manager at Tech Data UK. "Yale is a trusted name in home security and gives people the reassurance they will be seeking when it comes to making sure that their home is reliably protected. For Tech Data, it's an important addition to our expanding range of smart home products and one that will help us to raise our presence in this growing area of the market. Awareness of home security products is growing fast. Yale is a premium brand and already has high visibility in the market and this is exactly the right time to be reaching out to IT retailers."

Tabitha Morton, Head of Integration at Yale UK, said: "This is the first time that Yale has engaged with the IT retail sector and Tech Data, with its extensive reach and resources, has the capability to take the Smart Living range into new parts of the market, demonstrating to IT retailers the quality and depth of our home security range. We're excited about this partnership and see great potential in partnering with Tech Data to help grow sales."

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Aitek France -  France - Broadliner
Ebertlang Swiss AG -  Switzerland - Specialist
ITANCIA USA Inc. -  United States - Specialist
360Mobile SL -  Spain - Specialist
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