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Ingram Micro announces exclusive partnership with Arcserve


IT distributor Ingram Micro Inc. has announced it has secured exclusive rights to market the entire line of data protection and recovery solutions of Arcserve in the U.S. and Canada.

Under the agreement, solutions including Arcserve’s Unified Data Protection (UDP) and UDP 7000 Appliance will be made available to the Canadian channel.

“Arcserve is a 100 per cent channel model and this exclusive alliance with Ingram Micro’s Advanced Solutions organization will improve our already winning portfolio, increase our speed of business and allow us to expand our reach throughout the North American IT channel,” said Mike Crest, CEO of Arcserve in a statement. “Together with Ingram, we will bring greater business value and world class backing to our channel partners and customers across sales support and pre-sales engineering, marketing and technical enablement.”

According to Ingram, the new agreement will include pre- and post-sales support, deal registration, marketing development funds, demo equipment and sales and engineering accreditations.

“Ingram Micro will use its award-winning Business Intelligence Center to identify growth opportunities for Arcserve and its channel partners,” the distributor added.