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Sektor to distribute Panasonic

27 Jan 10

Distributor Sektor announced today that it will distribute Panasonic technologies including security, digital signage and the ToughBook range in addition to an exclusive New Zealand release.
Included in the security products are IP and analogue-based cameras and DVRs. The digital signage will include the full suite of commercial digital display products along with content management software. Sektor will also distribute the range of rugged ToughBooks and have the exclusive New Zealand release of the JS-925 Panasonic Hospitality Touch Screen POS Terminal.
Panasonic’s Director of System Products Mark McKanny said, “With Sektor’s strength in the Hospitality and Mobility markets, we see many of our products as a great fit to compliment and expand their portfolio of products and services they can offer to their customers enabling them to complete the total solution.”
Sektor’s General Manager Rhys Warren said, “The release of Panasonic to our channel partners further opens up new markets for resellers to extend their customers’ spend.”
He added: “At Sektor we are always looking for leading international brands with niche technologies which are complimentary to our existing core markets of POS and mobility. This suite of Panasonic technologies is literally a perfect fit.”
Sektor will be hosting a roadshow to show off its complete range of Panasonic solutions. The event will be held in Christchurch April 13th, Wellington April 14th and Auckland April 15th.

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