Ekahau Announces New Distribution Agreement with Ingram Micro

Wednesday, Sep 13, 2017

Ekahau, the global leader in enterprise Wi-Fi network design solutions, today announced a distribution relationship for U.S., Latin America and the Caribbean with Ingram Micro Inc., the world's largest wholesale technology distributor and a global leader in IT supply-chain and mobile device lifecycle services. Under the terms of the new agreement, Ingram Micro will 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™. 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 designed.

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 accelerate. The Ekahau Site Survey and 3D Planner helps enterprises conquer Wi-Fi issues by streamlining wireless design, troubleshooting and optimization.

"As the demands on Wi-Fi networks are increasing, the need for secure, carrier-grade Wi-Fi service is undeniable and the need for a go-to-market partner who can deliver against both the needs of the LAN and the WAN is invaluable to channel partners," said Donald Scott, senior manager, Emerging Vendor Initiative, Advanced Solutions at Ingram Micro. "Ekahau's design solutions address the requirements of enterprises, service providers and system integrators, and we're pleased to welcome them to our portfolio."

"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."

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