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Arrow Education renews learning partnership with Microsoft
2017-11-17

Infratructure VAD Arrow ECS has signed a contract with Microsoft to deliver Microsoft's training portfolio across Europe, Middle East and Africa. The agreement renews Arrow's relationship as a long-term Microsoft Learning Partner and extends its geographical reach – following and further empowering the existing distribution agreements between both companies. The scope of available training spans from Microsoft's cloud solutions to certification-related courses and involves its online training modalities Open edX Learning Platform and Microsoft On Demand. The list of training topics includes:

  • Azure and Dynamics CRM
  • Windows Server and Client
  • Office 365, Exchange, Sharepoint, Skype for Business
  • SQL and data management solutions
  • PowerShell, Visual Studio and .NET

As a value-added distributor with a focus on channel services, Arrow's global business combines the two worlds of high-end technology distribution and education. Arrow develops new training delivery methods on a constant basis, including innovative online training such as video and mobile learning. "Cloud solutions are at the heart of our strategy, and education is a key element of the value-added services at Arrow, enabling the market and the channel to support technology providers with product and solution readiness", says Jacques Assant, Business Development Services Director, Arrow ECS EMEA. "We look forward to promoting this new opportunity at Arrow and especially appreciate the variety of training methods Microsoft brings to the table. Online learning solutions like Open edX are completely in line with our eLearning strategy and complement the Arrow catalogue of digital learning assets."

"I am extremely excited to partner with Arrow as they leverage their expertise and learning as a service offering, helping to transform our customers and other partner businesses via cloud-based solutions", said Kyle Uphoff, Sr. Director Worldwide Channel Sales of Microsoft Learning & Readiness.

Symantec names Arrow as a strategic distribution partner in EMEA
2017-11-13

Arrow ECS has been named a multinational strategic distribution partner of Symantec in the EMEA region. Following the acquisition of Blue Coat by Symantec in 2016, Arrow ECS has renewed its distribution contract with Symantec. Prior to the acquisition, Arrow had distributed the products and solutions of both companies in numerous countries. Arrow ECS has now extended its collaboration with the company. This new contract covers Austria, the Baltic States, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom.

Symantec, the world's largest provider of cyber security solutions, offers a comprehensive portfolio with products, solutions and services for endpoint, cloud, web and messaging security. As one of the largest Symantec Secure One Services Partner (SOSP) in EMEA, Arrow has highly skilled engineers providing resellers and end customers with 24/7 support allowing them to be more profitable. "We are pleased that the relationship continues to grow", says Dominique Loiselet, Vice President Channels EMEA, Symantec. "Key to the close cooperation with Arrow is the diversity of Arrow's value-added services including innovative training sessions as an authorised 'ATC' training partner, proof-of-concept services and product testing capabilities, pre and post-sales services and know-how transfer."

"Following the acquisition of Blue Coat, Symantec offers a unique and extensive portfolio of IT security solutions and services, providing comprehensive security for the infrastructure and data of companies, organisations and private users", says Nick Bannister, Senior Director and Head of Networking and Security, Arrow ECS EMEA. "We have been working with Symantec for 13 years and our dedicated Symantec product teams are best placed to pass on their knowledge and expertise around its solutions benefits to our customers in any matter relating to security."

Arrow launches 'IoT Innovator Program' in EMEA
2017-10-23

Infrastructure VAD Arrow ECS has launched its "Things Evolved: IoT Innovator Program" in the EMEA region. The programme is a new initiative to develop the company's Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem and to facilitate channel partners' path into IoT markets. Arrow is uniquely positioned in the IoT markets, with a wide portfolio addressing every layer of the IoT solution stack, ranging from electronic components to IT solutions. Through the launch of the "Innovator Program", Arrow will enable the channel community and IoT solution providers to benefit from its IoT technology reach and skills. Additionally, other benefits include access to all services delivered by Arrow such as remote management and monitoring, support, design, integration, training, marketing and financial solutions.

The "IoT Innovator Program" allows Arrow's channel customers to offer their end customers best-of-breed IoT solutions. To support this approach and accelerate IoT market development, Arrow is, in addition, creating dedicated IoT stacks with new, specialised IoT solution providers. These providers are already established in key vertical IoT market segments: smart cities, industrial IoT, healthcare and automotive/transportation.

A key element of the "IoT Innovator Program" is to connect "Things Evolved" partners with IoT projects generated through Arrow's extensive sensor and connectivity market reach. "Things Evolved" customers will benefit from Arrow's skills and expertise in data gathering and transportation in IoT projects.

"Our 'IoT Innovator Program' kick-starts the most comprehensive channel enablement initiative in the industry’s complex IoT environment", says Eric Nowak, president enterprise computing solutions, Arrow EMEA. "In the light of our sensor-to-sunset strategy, Arrow is the only global distributor capable of offering reliable and secure IoT solutions to cover all aspects of technology. With our full service IoT programme based on solution stacks and professional managed services, Arrow provides the channel with new exciting sales opportunities."

Channel solution providers will receive many benefits from participating in Arrow's IoT Innovator Program, such as:

  • Access to IoT solution stacks that include sensors, connectivity, cloud, analytics, security, IT infrastructure, managed services up to end-of-life asset disposition
  • Certification with the Arrow Things Evolved Partner accreditation
  • Business reviews with the Arrow IoT sales team
  • Qualified leads and incorporation, in addition to IoT projects
  • IoT training and marketing expertise.

Arrow ECS and GTT sign distribution agreement
2017-10-12

Infrastructure VAD Arrow ECS has entered into a distribution agreement in EMEA with GTT, a global cloud networking provider to multinational clients. GTT offers corporations, service providers, system integrators and value-added resellers a comprehensive portfolio of global cloud networking services including internet and EtherCloud wide area networking services. Using GTT's cloud networking services, Arrow ECS is able to offer its reseller customers WAN connectivity as part of its cloud solutions under a single end-customer service contract. In the past, this business was usually based on contracts with several local telecom providers. GTT's cloud networking services can be tailored to public, private and hybrid cloud environments. The company's EtherCloud services allow customers to access numerous cloud service providers globally, including last-mile connectivity. GTT has more than 100 Points of Presence in public data centres in Europe and more than 300 globally, allowing companies at various locations or data centres to interact with numerous cloud service providers.

"We regard the global value-added distributor, Arrow, as particularly well positioned in providing networking and security solutions", says Andy Johnson, managing director EMEA for GTT. "Arrow's channel partners are now in a position to integrate our global network and our Tier 1 IP backbone as components of their cloud solutions for their end customers, thereby offering added value."

"Direct links to cloud service providers via secure, private backbone infrastructures based on agreed SLAs are an increasingly important option for global corporate network connections", says Patrice Roussel, vice president, strategic alliances, Arrow ECS EMEA. "GTT's solutions are secure, high-performance and scalable, and address the rapidly growing utilisation of cloud solutions needed by companies with multinational locations."

In the EMEA region, GTT solutions will be offered by Arrow ECS in Austria, Baltic States, Belgium, Czechia and Slovakia, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Luxembourg, Maghreb and French-speaking Africa, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, the remaining of MEA through Dubai, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom.

Arrow launches "IoT Innovator Program" in EMEA
2017-10-10

Infrastructure VAD Arrow ECS has announced the launch of its "Things Evolved: IoT Innovator Program" in the EMEA region. The programme is a new initiative to develop the company's Internet of Things (IoT) ecosystem and to facilitate channel partners' path into IoT markets. Arrow is uniquely positioned in the IoT markets, with a wide portfolio addressing every layer of the IoT solution stack, ranging from electronic components to IT solutions. Through the launch of the "Innovator Program", Arrow will enable the channel community and IoT solution providers to benefit from its IoT technology reach and skills. Additionally, other benefits include access to all services delivered by Arrow such as remote management and monitoring, support, design, integration, training, marketing and financial solutions. The ‘IoT Innovator Program’ allows Arrow’s channel customers to offer their end customers best-of-breed IoT solutions. To support this approach and accelerate IoT market development, Arrow is, in addition, creating dedicated IoT stacks with new, specialised IoT solution providers. These providers are already established in key vertical IoT market segments: smart cities, industrial IoT, healthcare and automotive/transportation.

A key element of the "IoT Innovator Program" is to connect "Things Evolved" partners with IoT projects generated through Arrow's extensive sensor and connectivity market reach. "Things Evolved" customers will benefit from Arrow’s skills and expertise in data gathering and transportation in IoT projects.

"Our 'IoT Innovator Program' kick-starts the most comprehensive channel enablement initiative in the industry's complex IoT environment", says Eric Nowak, president Arrow ECS EMEA. "In the light of our sensor-to-sunset strategy, Arrow is the only global distributor capable of offering reliable and secure IoT solutions to cover all aspects of technology. With our full service IoT programme based on solution stacks and professional managed services, Arrow provides the channel with new exciting sales opportunities."

Channel solution providers will receive many benefits from participating in Arrow’s IoT Innovator Program, such as:

  • Access to IoT solution stacks that include sensors, connectivity, cloud, analytics, security, IT infrastructure, managed services up to end-of-life asset disposition
  • Certification with the Arrow Things Evolved Partner accreditation
  • Business reviews with the Arrow IoT sales team
  • Qualified leads and incorporation, in addition to IoT projects
  • IoT training and marketing expertise

The IoT Innovator Program will be launched in Europe through Arrow ECS offices in Austria, Belgium, Czechia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Luxembourg, Morocco, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom.

Recent additions

Our directory is updated daily through information sent by vendors and distributors. Here are the latest updates :
Titulo Glamoroso, Unipessoal Lda
Portugal - Specialist
Channel Next FZCO
United Arab Emirates - VAD
V2Future BV
Netherlands - Specialist
Mobitec Grupp OÜ
Estonia - Specialist
Achab Ltd
United Kingdom - VAD
Nuaware Ltd
United Kingdom - VAD
ALSO Cloud España SLU
Spain - VAD
WorldTell Mobile LLC
United Arab Emirates - Specialist
JLC Distribution Ltd
United Kingdom - Specialist
Cyberton Global DMCC
United Arab Emirates - VAD

 

Arrow ECS Nederland
Address

Arrow ECS Nederland
Elzenkade 1
NL-3992 AD Houten
Netherlands
Phone : +31-880242900
Fax : +31-880242999
Website : http://www.arrowecs.nl

Team

General manager : Mr Bart van Rheenen
CFO : Mr Jan van Heeringen
Sales director : Mr Mark Olij
Marketing director : Mr Joyce Voortman
Marketing director : Mr Mark Olij
Division director or manager : Mr Rene Feijen
Division director or manager : Mr Remco Kuypers
Division director or manager : Mr Peter Alkemade

Information

Creation year : 2004
KvK-inschrijfnummer : 34202112
VAT number : NL 8128-34-914 B01
Annual turnover
2017 : 69,55 M€
2016 : 34,13 M€
2004 : 9,00 M€
Active resellers : 2500
Indirect turnover : 100%
National/regional/export split : 100/0/0
VAD : Networks and telecoms, services and cloud computing, storage
Main brands : CommVault, NetApp, Riverbed, Trend Micro, Vertiv (Avocent)
Clients : Broadline e-commerce, broadliner, dealers, ISV, software developers and editors, IT consulting, system integrators and VARs, marketplaces, service providers, specialist, specialized and corporate resellers, xSP
Employees : 57 people

Products

Accessories and connectivity
Cabling and connectivity
NVidia (Mellanox Technologies), Vertiv (Avocent)
Hardware test products
Riverbed
Infrastructure accessories, bays and racks
Quantum, Vertiv (Avocent)

Computers and peripherals
Servers
HPE (Simplivity), Lenovo, Nutanix
Smartcard environments
HID (Identity Assurance), Thalès Digital Identity and Security (SafeNet)
Thin computing
Citrix, IGEL Technology, Ivanti (Appsense), Quest Software, Teradici

Computing components
Motherboards and graphic cards
NVidia

EDM (electronic document management)
EDM software
Quest Software

Industrial computing
Industrial computing hardware
Teltonika

Mobility
Fixed phones, faxes and accessories
Teltonika
Mobile accessories
Teltonika

Networks and telecoms
Network infrastructure
Algosec, BMC, Broadcom div. Symantec Enterprise (Blue Coat Systems), Check Point Software, Citrix, FireEye, FireEye (Mandiant), ForcePoint, ForeScout, Fortinet, GFI Software (Exinda Networks), Gigamon, HPE Security, Ivanti (Appsense), Ivanti (Shavlik Technologies), LiquidwareLabs, Microsoft, NetAlly, NetOptics, Nutanix (PernixData), NVidia (Mellanox Technologies), Oracle Communications, Quest Software, Riverbed, RSA (Dell EMC Group), Skybox Security, Splunk, Teltonika, Tenable Network Security, Trend Micro, Vertiv (Avocent)

Security
IT security
Bitdefender, Broadcom div. Symantec Enterprise, Broadcom div. Symantec Enterprise (Blue Coat Systems), Centrify, Check Point Software, Citrix, Cyren, Cyren (Authentium), Entrust (HyTrust), Entrust (nCipher), FireEye, FireEye (Mandiant), ForcePoint, ForeScout, Fortinet, Gemini Data, Getvisibility, GFI Software (Exinda Networks), HID (Identity Assurance), HPE Security, Ivanti (Shavlik Technologies), KeyIdentity, Microsoft, Quantum, Quest Software, RedSocks, Riverbed, RSA (Dell EMC Group), Skybox Security, Snyk, Splunk, Tenable Network Security, Thalès Digital Identity and Security (SafeNet), Trend Micro, VMware (Carbon Black)
Physical security
Teltonika

Services and cloud computing
Cloud
Alibaba, Amazon, ArcServe, Bitdefender, BitTitan, Broadcom div. Symantec Enterprise, Broadcom div. Symantec Enterprise (Blue Coat Systems), Centrify, Check Point Software, Citrix, CommVault, Cyren, Dutch Cloud, ForcePoint, ForeScout, Fortinet, Greenwave Systems, GTT, Ixia, a Keysight business, Quest Software, Qumulo, Riverbed, RSA (Dell EMC Group), Skybox Security, Thalès Digital Identity and Security (SafeNet), Trend Micro
Services
Algosec, Arrow Capital Solutions, Bitdefender, BMC, Broadcom div. Symantec Enterprise, Broadcom div. Symantec Enterprise (Blue Coat Systems), Check Point Software, Citrix, CommVault, Entrust (nCipher), FireEye, ForcePoint, ForeScout, Fortinet, HID (Identity Assurance), HPE Security, IGEL Technology, Microsoft, NetApp, Nutanix, NVidia (Mellanox Technologies), Oracle (MySQL), Quantum, Quest Software, Riverbed, RSA (Dell EMC Group), Skybox Security, Splunk, Tenable Network Security, Thalès Digital Identity and Security (SafeNet), Vertiv (Avocent)

Software
Corporate software
BMC, Check Point Software, Citrix, Entrust (HyTrust), Fortinet, Ivanti (Appsense), Ivanti (Shavlik Technologies), Microsoft, Oracle (MySQL), Puppet Labs, Quest Software, Skybox Security, VMware (Carbon Black)
Development software
Quest Software, WEM Modeler
Operating systems
Microsoft
Other software
Citrix

Storage
Storage infrastructure
Fast LTA, Gemini Data, Infinity Storage (Cloudian), Lenovo, Pure Storage, Quantum, Tintri
Storage servers
Fast LTA, Infinidat, Lenovo, Overland-Tandberg, Quantum, Riverbed
Storage software
ArcServe, CommVault, Densify, Gemini Data, Microsoft, ProphetStor Data Services, Quantum, Quest Software, Qumulo, Rubrik


Services

Value added services
After-sale consulting, after-sale service, architecture design, audit, authorized training centre, brand-dedicated sales staff, business plan help, co-marketing funds, configuration help, customer loyalty program, data recovery, dedicated contacts, demo products, demos, direct shipping to final client, e-commerce site, e-mailing, export service, extranet, fax mailing, field sales staff, hardware installation, hardware tests, help with specifications write-up, hosting, hot-line, information newsletter, IT operating, lead generation, leasing, logistics, maintenance, manufacturer certifications, meeting room, modeling, network management, newsletters, on-site maintenance, on-site quote, on-site training, online forums, online order status checking, personalized help, practice development, pre-sale consulting, product catalog, product loan, product search, project management help, project monitoring and control, project-dedicated sales staff, regular special offers, remote installation, retail-dedicated sales staff, sales help, seminar centre, shipments tracking, software customization, software tests, special offer lists, specific preparations, system integration, technical deployment, technology watch, telemarketing, telemonitoring 7/24, training centre, transfer of skills, trial products
Financial services
30-day payment, advance payment, automatic transfer, bank garanty, bill of exchange, cash, cash on delivery, cash with order, cash with trade discount, cheque, company security, credit insurance, deferred transfer, delegation of payment, draft, factoring, financing solutions, leasing, letter of credit, part payment, personal outstanding, personalized terms of payment, promissory note, short-term financing, stock financing, term of payment, transfer, transfer of debts
Minimum delivery time
National : 24 hour(s)
International : NC

 

Recent additions

Our directory is updated daily through information sent by vendors and distributors. Here are the latest updates :
Titulo Glamoroso, Unipessoal Lda -  Portugal - Specialist
Channel Next FZCO -  United Arab Emirates - VAD
V2Future BV -  Netherlands - Specialist
Mobitec Grupp OÜ -  Estonia - Specialist
Achab Ltd -  United Kingdom - VAD
Nuaware Ltd -  United Kingdom - VAD
ALSO Cloud España SLU -  Spain - VAD
WorldTell Mobile LLC -  United Arab Emirates - Specialist
JLC Distribution Ltd -  United Kingdom - Specialist
Cyberton Global DMCC -  United Arab Emirates - VAD

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