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Showcase 2017 As it Happens: Ingram Micro NZ expands comms portfolio

By Heather Wright, Wed 12 Jul 2017
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Ingram Micro New Zealand has added to its growing unified communications unit with a master distribution agreement with Addcom Contact Solutions and the appointment of a dedicated manager for the brands.

The deal supersedes a pre-existing sub-distribution agreement between the two companies and sees Ingram Micro distributing Addcom’s range of headsets and Konftel audio conferencing solutions.

Stewart Wright has been appointed to manage the Addcom and Konftel ranges as part of the new deal.

Jason Langley, Ingram Micro senior general manager of advanced solutions, says the new agreement signifies renewed commitment on the part of both companies, with the enhanced agreemtn expanding the communications brands Ingram Micro offers within the UC unit.

He says the deal will help with marekt expansion and create additional opportunities for resellers to grow their business in the comms peripherals and UC compatible categories.

“We are delighted to be named master distributor for Addcom and Konftel in New Zealand,” Langley says.

“They are market leaders in headsets, audio conferencing and voice recording solutions. Addcom and Konftel boast an impressive line-up of unified communications solutions, which combine with our existing portfolio of UC vendors to broaden the market we can help our channel partners address.”

Craig Alvarez, Addcom managing director, says the Ingram Micro appointment greatly reinforces the exposure of Addcom Contact Solutions in the New Zealand market and will accelerate the growth and reach of the Addcom and Konftel brands.

“We’re looking forward to working with Ingram Micro to educate resellers about our range of traditional, IP, unified communications and Skype for Business compatible peripherals and the price-performance advantages they deliver,” Alvarez says.

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