Ipswitch Announces Distributor Partnership with Ingram Micro in Southeast Asia
Partnership extends reach of Ipswitch’s IT management solutions with Ingram Micro’s wide distributor network, and further strengthens Ingram Micro’s range of networking, compute and storage products
Singapore, 7 September 2016 – Ipswitch, the leader in easy to try, buy and use IT management software, today announced a new partnership with Ingram Micro, Inc. (NYSE: IM), the world’s largest distributor of computer and technology products, to enable distribution of Ipswitch IT management software. The new partnership will enable enterprises and small-to-medium-sized businesses (SMBs) to realize powerful, flexible and secure solutions in their organizations. The partnership between Ipswitch and Ingram Micro will involve distribution of Ipswitch products and solutions, including unified applications, network monitoring software and information security and managed file transfer solutions. Through this agreement, Ingram Micro will distribute Ipswitch products and solutions across Southeast Asia, including Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Brunei, Vietnam, Cambodia, Myanmar and Laos.
“The collaboration comes at a time of exponential growth in the network management software market, driven by ever-growing demand among IT leaders for monitoring and management of core network infrastructure. We are investing in our channel strategy and expanding our presence in the Asia Pacific region to equip IT teams with powerful and flexible solutions that will help them solve the challenges of increasing IT infrastructure complexity. We believe Ingram Micro’s strong presence and excellent reputation makes them an ideal partner in SEA to deliver our solutions to enterprises and SMBs,” said Alessandro Porro, Senior Vice President, International Sales APAC, Ipswitch.
Through this partnership, customers will have greater access to the recently released Ipswitch WhatsUp Gold 2017, a unified infrastructure and application monitoring software. WhatsUp Gold 2017 gives modern IT teams the ability to monitor their entire environment with a single cost-effective software product, and to flexibly adapt their monitoring approach based on changing business priorities without the need to evaluate and purchase new licenses. With WhatsUp Gold 2017, teams can assure bandwidth is optimized for critical apps and services while also easily automating configuration and inventory management, log monitoring and compliance audits.
The partnership also offers Southeast Asia customers a wider selection of secure transfer solutions. These include Ipswitch MOVEit, Managed File Transfer (MFT) software that provides the control, security and automation features needed to assure reliable data exchange between users, systems and partners and compliance with SLA, governance, and regulatory mandates; and WS_FTP Server/Professional that ensures the easiest way to securely store, share and transfer information between systems, applications, groups and individuals. Ipswitch MOVEit has recently won the Secure File Transfer Solution category of the NetworkWorld Asia Information Management Awards 2016.
Ingram Micro works with thousands of vendors, resellers and retail partners, customising and delivering technology solutions to businesses of all sizes around the world. The company focuses on cloud, mobility, supply chain and technology solutions that enable businesses to operate more efficiently and successfully in the markets they serve. Through collaboration with Ipswitch, Ingram Micro will further expand its current networking portfolio and compliment their range of networking, compute and storage products.