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Appointments and new partnerships for Alstor, ASBIS, BK Commercium, eD’system, Ingram Micro and Soon

Central Europe: in Poland, network and security VAD Alstor has started the distribution of Opengear IT management systems in the country. In Czechia, broadliner ASBIS has decided to structure its approach of the network market through the appointment of Petr Winkelhofer1. As a product manager, Petr manages all the network-related brands of the distributor, including 2N, Asustor, Cisco, Mellanox, QNAP, TP-Link, Triton, Uniview and ZyXEL. Storage VAD BK Commercium has become exclusive distributor for Exagrid (storage and data deduplication) and Tech-Arrow (email archival) in Czechia, Slovakia and Baltic States (Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania)2. Broadliner eD'system has added Umax mobile devices (smartware, tablets, smartphones and notebooks) to its portfolio3. Broadliner Ingram Micro has hired Jiří Kodeda as Product Manager Cloud and Data Center Solutions. As the distributor is historically (through RRC) active almost only on the DC/POS market in the country, this appointment means that Ingram Micro plans to expand its business in the Value market on the very short term. Finally, audio specialist Soon Pro Audio Systems has been chosen by Italian speaker vendor K-Array as an official distributor for the country (sources: CRN Polska, ChannelWorld Česko 1, 2 and 3, Reseller Magazine Online Česko, inAVate United Kingdom).

OCS Distribution and Hi-Tech Media sign new partnerships

Russia: value-added broadliner OCS Distribution has signed a strategic distribution partnership with virtualization editor Parallels. AV VAD Hi-Tech Media has been chosen by British DLP projector vendor Digital Projection as an official distributor in the country (source: Astera Rossiya and CRN Rossiya).

StorageCraft signs distribution agreement with Corex

South Africa: PC component specialist Corex IT Distribution has started the distribution of StorageCraft's intelligent backup and recovery solutions through the new distribution agreement. According to Dominique Honnay, StorageCraft Regional Sales Director: "we are delighted to work with Corex in South Africa. This agreement is a win-win situation for all parties involved, especially solution providers and their end-customers. We know that data is the lifeline of any business and the ability to provide enterprise business continuity solutions gives the channel an opportunity to offer invaluable products and services to end-customers in South Africa."

Mark Lu, CEO of Corex, said: "disaster recovery is a mission-critical application and StorageCraft is well known as having agile, easy to manage and best-of-breed solutions. Surprisingly, many end-customers have no business continuity plans, and with the disaster recovery market set to grow tenfold over the next few years, reseller partners now have the perfect opportunity to provide a simple to manage, high performance and proven backup and recovery solution for all their customers, from SME right up to large enterprise."

More vendors for Globomatik, Informatica Megasur and Valorista

Spain: PC component and peripheral specialist Globomatik has added 10POS POS systems1 and Targus mobility accessories to its catalog. Broadliner Informatica Megasur has strengthened its gaming offer with Génesis accessories and small peripherals2. Finally, broadliner Valorista has been chosen by local UPS vendor Salicru as a new distributor (source: Dealer Market España 1 and 2, Channel Partner España, Dealer World España).

Penta Technologies prints on OKI

Turkey: Japanese vendor OKI has appointed broadliner Penta Teknoloji as an official distributor in the country (source: Computerworld Türkiye).

Recent additions

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Exertis Corepixel AB -  Sweden - Specialist
3D Storm -  France - VAD
AMI Marketing (Pty) Ltd t/a Learning Curve -  South Africa - Specialist
AQM World FZCO -  United Arab Emirates - Specialist
Rare Distribution -  United Arab Emirates - Specialist
Aitek France -  France - Broadliner
Ebertlang Swiss AG -  Switzerland - Specialist
ITANCIA USA Inc. -  United States - Specialist
360Mobile SL -  Spain - Specialist
Smartycom GmbH -  Switzerland - Specialist

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