|[March 13, 2014]
Afina-Westcon Partners with Silver Peak for the Iberian Market
MADRID --(Business Wire)--
Afina-Westcon Data Center Solutions, a Westcon Group (News - Alert) company
specializing in data center infrastructure and virtualization solutions,
has announced a partnership with Silver Peak to distribute its
software-defined WAN optimization solutions in Spain and Portugal.
Afina-Westcon will offer its partners Silver Peak's (News - Alert) comprehensive
portfolio of WAN optimization solutions to solve bandwidth, distance and
quality challenges when extending enterprise applications over a wide
Silver Peak enables customers to move more data, over longer distances,
and in less time. By adding Silver Peak to the Data Center Solutions
portfolio, Afina-Westcon partners are able to provide their customers
with improved performance, security and reliability for business
applications like data replication, backups, file transfers, and
Silver Peak adds Afina-Westcon to its distribution channel to further
develop, strengthen and expand the adoption of its WAN optimization
solutions in Iberia. The addition of Afina-Westcon will also help Silver
Peak strengthen its WAN optimization leadership position in the Iberian
market, driving new business opportunities for both the enterprise and
With Silver Peak, companies can achieve the following:
Backup and recover more data to off-site locations
Consolidate data centers, servrs and storage anywhere in the world
without impacting performance
Migrate data quickly and cost effectively to new locations
Collaborate in real-time across the WAN (voice, video, virtual
desktops) more effectively.
Afina-Westcon Data Center Solutions and Silver Peak have designed a
complete business plan to form the channel and partner recruitment,
including sales enablement, joint marketing and training programs.
"Iberia is an important market for Silver Peak that offers exciting
growth potential," said Mike Hemes, vice president of EMEA sales for
Silver Peak. "We were looking for a distributor who really understands
the new software-defined model of WAN optimization. Westcon, with its
dedicated Data Center Business Unit, was able to offer us this unique
mix of skills."
About Silver Peak
Silver Peak software accelerates data between data centers, remote
offices and the cloud. Download a free trial at http://marketplace.silver-peak.com.
Afina, a Westcon Group company
Afina, AWGC is a value added distributor of IT products and services,
providing complete, comprehensive solutions for companies and
organizations globally. Acquired by Westcon Group in July 2012, the
company is divided into two specialized units. Afina, the division
specializing in security solutions for data centers, networks,
applications and data. Westcon Data Center Solutions focuses on
virtualization solutions, storage and data center. Both units depend on
specialized resources for sale, presales, marketing and renovations.
Their offered services include a wide range of professional services,
among them technical support, subscription services and a complete
catalog of training as ATC. To obtain more information, visit www.afina.es
or follow us on YouTube (News - Alert) and Linkedin. To learn more about Westcon Group,
please visit www.westcongroup.com.
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