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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.

More Symantec for Arrow ECS
2017-10-19

As part of a broader partnership, infrastructure VAD Arrow ECS is now authorized to distribute the full Symantec portfolio in , the Baltic States, Czechia, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the United Kingdom beyond Blue Coat products it was allowed to distribute until now.

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.

Recent additions

Our directory is updated daily through information sent by vendors and distributors. Here are the latest updates :
WorldTell Mobile LLC
United Arab Emirates - Specialist
JLC Distribution Ltd
United Kingdom - Specialist
Cyberton Global DMCC
United Arab Emirates - VAD
Rainbow International Distribution srl
Romania - Specialist
GT Distribuzione Srl
Italy - Specialist
Caetano Group Ltd
Cyprus - Broadliner
1nfinitx Distribution
France - Specialist
Martin Brands
Spain - Specialist
Focus Nordic Sp. z o.o. oddział w Polsce
Poland - Specialist
Focus Nordic Latvia, SIA
Latvia - Specialist

 

Arrow ECS Schweiz AG
Address

Arrow ECS Schweiz AG
Ruchstuckstraße 6
CH-8306 Brüttisellen
Switzerland
Phone : +41-432228000
Fax : +41-432228444
Website : http://www.arrowecs.ch

Other offices
CH-2000 Neuchâtel
CH-3072 Ostermundigen

Team

General manager : Mr Marco Pierro
CTO : Mr Patrik Tomantschger
Division director or manager : Mr Alexis Markov
Market manager : Mr Gianluca Urbano

Information

Creation year : 2004
RCS/Handelsregisternummer/registro delle imprese : CH-020.9.002.035-5
VAT number : CHE110512288
Annual turnover
2016 : 146,78 M€
2015 : 135,97 M€
2011 : 27,63 M€
2010 : 23,93 M€
2009 : 21,85 M€
Indirect turnover : 100%
VAD : Networks and telecoms, security
Main brands : Broadcom div. Symantec Enterprise, Check Point Software, IBM Security Systems, McAfee, Oracle
Clients : Associations, dealers, IT consulting, system integrators and VARs, service providers, specialized and corporate resellers
Employees : 40 people

Products

Accessories and connectivity
Cabling and connectivity
Adtran, HPE Networking, Oracle, Vertiv (Avocent)
Hardware test products
HPE Networking, Riverbed
Infrastructure accessories, bays and racks
Vertiv (Avocent)

Computers and peripherals
Servers
HPE (Simplivity), IBM, Lenovo, Oracle, Pivot3
Smartcard environments
Gemalto (CRYPTOCard), Gemalto (SafeNet)
Thin computing
Citrix, Dell Wyse, IGEL Technology, NComputing, Oracle, Quest Software, VMware
Workstations
IBM, Oracle

Computing components
Memory
Dataram, HPE Networking, Oracle
Motherboards and graphic cards
NVidia

EDM (electronic document management)
EDM software
IBM Software

Industrial computing
Industrial computing hardware
Teltonika

Mobility
Fixed phones, faxes and accessories
Teltonika
Mobile accessories
Teltonika

Networks and telecoms
Network infrastructure
Adtran, Backbox Software, BlueSocket, Broadcom div. Symantec Enterprise (Blue Coat Systems), Check Point Software, Citrix, Commscope (Ruckus Wireless), F5 (Crescendo Networks), F5 Networks, Falconstor, FireEye, FireEye (Mandiant), ForcePoint, ForeScout, Gigamon, HPE Networking, Huawei, IBM, IBM (Blade Network Technologies), IBM (Q1 Labs), IBM Security Systems, IBM Software, IBM Software (Tivoli), Imperva, Indeni, Infoblox, Interface Masters Technologie, ipoque, IQsol, Ivanti (RES Software), McAfee, MicroFocus (Arcsight), Microsoft, NetAlly, NetApp, NetOptics, Oracle, Oracle Communications, Progress (Ipswitch), Quest Software, Radware, Resilience, Riverbed, RSA (Dell EMC Group), Scriptlogic, SecureGuard, Skybox Security, SonicWALL, Splunk, TADASoft, Teltonika, Tenable Network Security, Trend Micro, Tripwire a Belden company, Tufin Technologies, Veeam, Veritas Technologies, Vertiv (Avocent), VMware, VMware (BlueLane)
Voice- and video-over-IP hardware and software
Adtran, HPE Networking, IBM

Security
IT security
Adtran, Blue Shield Security, BlueSocket, Broadcom div. Symantec Enterprise, Broadcom div. Symantec Enterprise (Blue Coat Systems), Centrify, Check Point Software, Citrix, Cyber-Ark, Cyren, Cyren (Authentium), F5 Networks, Falconstor, FireEye, FireEye (Mandiant), ForcePoint, ForeScout, Gemalto (CRYPTOCard), Gemalto (SafeNet), Gemini Data, Getvisibility, Guardicore, HPE Security, IBM, IBM (Guardium), IBM (Q1 Labs), IBM Security Systems, IBM Software, Imperva, Infoblox, Interface Masters Technologie, Kaspersky, KeyIdentity, McAfee, MicroFocus (Attachmate), Microsoft, NCP Engineering, NetApp, Oracle, Oracle (Passlogix), Progress (Ipswitch), Quantum, Quest Software, Radware, Resilience, Riverbed, RSA (Dell EMC Group), SecureGuard, Skybox Security, Snyk, SonicWALL, Sourcefire now part of Cisco, Splunk, Swiss Safelab, Tenable Network Security, Thales (nCipher), Trend Micro, VMware, VMware (Carbon Black)
Physical security
Teltonika

Services and cloud computing
Cloud
Alibaba, Alvea, Amazon, Backbox Software, BitTitan, Blue Shield Security, Broadcom div. Symantec Enterprise, Broadcom div. Symantec Enterprise (Blue Coat Systems), Centrify, Check Point Software, Citrix, Colt Telecom, CommVault, Ctera Networks, Cyren, F5 Networks, ForcePoint, ForeScout, Gemalto (CRYPTOCard), Gemalto (SafeNet), Greenwave Systems, GTT, IBM, IBM Security Systems, IBM SoftLayer, IBM Software, IBM Software (Tivoli), Imperva, Ixia, a Keysight business, Kaspersky, McAfee, Microsoft, NetApp, Oracle, Quest Software, Qumulo, Radware, Riverbed, RSA (Dell EMC Group), Skybox Security, SonicWALL, Sourcefire now part of Cisco, Synacor (Zimbra), Trend Micro, Veeam, Veritas Technologies, VMware
Services
Alvea, BlueSocket, Broadcom div. Symantec Enterprise, Broadcom div. Symantec Enterprise (Blue Coat Systems), Check Point Software, Citrix, Commscope (Ruckus Wireless), CommVault, Dell Wyse, F5 (Crescendo Networks), F5 Networks, FireEye, ForcePoint, ForeScout, Gemalto (CRYPTOCard), Gemalto (SafeNet), HCL Software (Lotus), HPE Networking, HPE Security, IBM, IBM (Blade Network Technologies), IBM Security Systems, IBM Software, IBM Software (Informix), IBM Software (Rational), IBM Software (Tivoli), IGEL Technology, Imperva, Infoblox, Ivanti (RES Software), Kaspersky, McAfee, MicroFocus (Arcsight), MicroFocus (Attachmate), Microsoft, NComputing, NetApp, NetApp (Engenio), Oracle, Oracle (MySQL), Progress (Ipswitch), Quantum, Quest Software, Radware, Riverbed, RSA (Dell EMC Group), Scriptlogic, Skybox Security, SonicWALL, Sourcefire now part of Cisco, Splunk, StorCentric (Nexsan), Tenable Network Security, Thales (nCipher), Trend Micro, Tripwire a Belden company, Tufin Technologies, Veeam, Vertiv (Avocent), VMware

Software
Corporate software
Check Point Software, Citrix, Falconstor, HPE Networking, IBM, IBM (Fiberlink Communications), IBM (SPSS), IBM Software, IBM Software (Candle), IBM Software (Informix), Information Builders, Ivanti (RES Software), McAfee, MicroFocus (Arcsight), MicroFocus (Attachmate), Microsoft, NetApp, Oracle, Oracle (MySQL), Oracle (Xsigo), Progress (Ipswitch), Puppet Labs, Quest Software, Scriptlogic, Skybox Security, Veeam, Veritas Technologies, VMware, VMware (Carbon Black), VMware (Thinstall)
Development software
HCL Software (Lotus), IBM Software, IBM Software (Informix), IBM Software (Rational), Oracle, Quest Software
Graphics software
IBM Software
Office automation software
HCL Software (Lotus), IBM Software, Oracle
Operating systems
IBM, IBM Software, Oracle, VMware
Other software
Cyber-Ark, IBM (Fiberlink Communications), IBM Software, MicroFocus (Attachmate), Oracle, Progress (Ipswitch)

Storage
External storage
IBM, IronKey by Kingston, Oracle
Internal storage
Dataram, Falconstor, IBM
Storage infrastructure
Dell Compellent, F5 Networks, Gemini Data, IBM, IBM (Storwise), Infinity Storage (Cloudian), Logicube, NetApp, NetApp (Engenio), Oracle, Oracle (Xsigo), Pure Storage, Quantum, Tintri, Veritas Technologies
Storage servers
Falconstor, HPE Networking, IBM, Infinidat, Lenovo, NetApp, NetApp (Engenio), Oracle, Quantum, Riverbed, StorCentric (Nexsan)
Storage software
Actifio, CommVault, Densify, F5 Networks, Falconstor, Gemini Data, IBM, IBM (Diligent Technologies), IBM Software, IBM Software (Tivoli), McAfee, Microsoft, NetApp, Oracle, ProphetStor Data Services, Quantum, Quest Software, Qumulo, SyncSort, Veeam, Veritas Technologies, VMware


 

Recent additions

Our directory is updated daily through information sent by vendors and distributors. Here are the latest updates :
WorldTell Mobile LLC -  United Arab Emirates - Specialist
JLC Distribution Ltd -  United Kingdom - Specialist
Cyberton Global DMCC -  United Arab Emirates - VAD
Rainbow International Distribution srl -  Romania - Specialist
GT Distribuzione Srl -  Italy - Specialist
Caetano Group Ltd -  Cyprus - Broadliner
1nfinitx Distribution -  France - Specialist
Martin Brands -  Spain - Specialist
Focus Nordic Sp. z o.o. oddział w Polsce -  Poland - Specialist
Focus Nordic Latvia, SIA -  Latvia - Specialist

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