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Comstor Further Drives Cloud Leadership with New Cisco Meraki Offering

Cirencester, UK – October 24, 2013 – Westcon Group, a value-added distributor of category-leading unified communications, network infrastructure, data center, and security solutions with a global network of specialty resellers, today announced the company’s Comstor business unit is elevating its cloud presence with new offerings from Cisco. European partners can now access the powerful new Cisco Meraki portfolio – a one hundred percent cloud-managed networking solution that includes wireless, switching, security, WAN optimization, and mobile device management.

Today’s news follows the continued expansion of Comstor’s cloud-based offerings for resellers. In September, the company added Cisco-Powered cloud services from PeakColo and collab9 in North America -- and X-IO in EMEA. The products allow partners to effectively create new revenue streams via the power of cloud computing.

“Cloud is finally coming of age – helping customers drive efficiencies and cut costs. As the market’s only Cisco-dedicated distributor, Comstor is providing new ways for resellers and customers to grow their business with Meraki,” said Andreas Dohmen, Executive Vice President EMEA, Comstor. “At Comstor, we fully expect our deep base of reseller partners to quickly realize new ways to build their business with Cisco.”

The Cisco Meraki portfolio of networking devices is centrally managed via the cloud. The feature-rich, easy-to-use cloud architecture is empowering customers to solve new business problems and reduce operating costs. Core functionality includes:

  • Network Management from a Single Dashboard
  • Total Control of Users, Applications, Devices
  • Secure PCI and HIPAA-Compliant Infrastructure
  • Scalability up to Million-User Deployments

“Virtualization and cloud represent significant new growth paths for businesses. Based on a rich history in networking, Cisco and its channel partners are uniquely qualified to empower customers to optimize the full cloud experience,” said Philip Wright, Director, EMEAR Distribution, Cisco. “With the new Cisco Meraki offering, Comstor is demonstrating its commitment to helping partners harness the burgeoning cloud opportunity and deliver a proven cloud-managed networking solution to customers.”

For more than 25 years, Comstor has been dedicated to helping reseller partners worldwide accelerate their businesses utilizing Cisco solutions across a range of cloud, networking, collaboration and datacenter technologies. The Cisco Meraki offering is the next stage in this dedicated partnership – founded on the depth and breadth of Comstor’s unmatched expertise of Cisco datacenter technology.

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About Westcon Group
Westcon Group, Inc. is a value added distributor of category-leading unified communications, network infrastructure, data center, and security solutions with a global network of specialty resellers. Westcon’s teams create unique programs and provide exceptional support to accelerate the business of its global partners. Strong relationships at every level of the Westcon Group organization enable partners to receive support tailored to their needs. From global logistics and flexible customized financing solutions to pre-sales, technical and engineering assistance, the company works with partners to respond with agility and speed to changing market conditions so they can achieve the fastest time to revenue. Westcon Group’s portfolio of market-leading vendors includes: Cisco, Avaya, Brocade, Polycom, Check Point, and Blue Coat. For more information, please visit www.westcongroup.com.

Media Contacts:
Craig Librett
Westcon Group
(914) 357-1747
craig.librett@westcon.com


Warwick Taylor
Marketing Director
Comstor UK - a division of Westcon Group European Operations Ltd.
01285 627172
warwick.taylor@comstor.co.uk