RESTON, Va., Dec. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Ekahau, the global leader in enterprise Wi-Fi network design solutions, announced its distribution relationship with Ingram Micro Inc., the world's largest wholesale technology distributor and a global leader delivering a full spectrum of global technology and supply chain services to businesses around the world, will now include Canada. Deep expertise in technology solutions, mobility, cloud, and supply chain solutions enables its business partners to operate efficiently and successfully in the markets they serve. Ingram Micro operates in 160 countries including Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia, Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam. Under the terms of the new agreement, Ingram Micro North America and Asia Pacific now market, sell, and support Ekahau's full product portfolio including its flagship Site Survey & Planner software, which offers industry-leading customer experience and the highest return on investment for designing and maintaining Wi-Fi networks to its growing network of channel partners.
Additionally, Ingram Micro will sell Ekahau's newly released first of its kind all-in-one wireless design hardware device, Ekahau Sidekick™, visit Sidekick.Ekahau.com. It allows for faster measurement of wireless networks and provides best-in-class Wi-Fi spectrum analysis. The wearable Wi-Fi diagnostics and measurement tool redefines how enterprise wireless networks are validated.
As Wi-Fi has become the de-facto last-mile transport for mission-critical workloads such as IoT, cloud, cellular offloading, and Wi-Fi calling, the demands on Wi-Fi networks continue to increase. The Ekahau Site Survey and 3D Planner helps enterprises conquer Wi-Fi issues by streamlining wireless design, troubleshooting and optimization.
"This expanded agreement with Ekahau further cements Ingram Micro's unique position at the intersection of delivering innovative and highly targeted applications over a secure network to meeting the evolving business needs of enterprises, service providers and system integrators," said William Brandel, Vice President, Chief Country Executive, Ingram Micro Canada. "Ekahau's solutions help address the requirements of vendors like Cisco, HPE Aruba and Brocade/Ruckus, as well as resellers and partners in the wireless space. Through this relationship, we are extending our portfolio in Canada and providing more wireless solutions, training, sales enablement and technical support to our channel partners."
"Ingram Micro is a leading global distributor and our new relationship will be valuable in extending the reach of Ekahau solutions to thousands of enterprise customers through its ecosystem of channel partners," said Jonathan Eisner, Vice President Global Sales & Marketing at Ekahau. "Together we will offer robust solutions, training and sales enablement support resources for channel partners to address their customers' Wi-Fi needs."
Ekahau is the global market leader in enterprise wireless network design and planning. More than 15,000 customers, including over 100 Fortune 500 companies, run their networks with Ekahau's Wi-Fi planning and measurement solutions. Our proprietary software and hardware solutions design and manage superior wireless networks by minimizing network deployment time and ensuring sufficient wireless coverage and capacity across all industries, project sizes, building infrastructures and levels of complexity. We are recognized for delivering the easiest-to-use, most reliable solutions for Wi-Fi planning, site surveys, troubleshooting and optimization. Whether a corporate office, hotel, hospital or university – if the Wi-Fi works, it has likely been built using Ekahau's Wi-Fi Design solutions.
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