Tarrytown, NY and Singapore, October 15, 2012- Westcon Solutions -- part of Westcon Group and a value-added distributor of IT security, network monitoring, reporting and optimization solutions -- today announced the company is expanding its global reach with new operations in China. Westcon Solutions works with leading vendors to provide a range of innovative and market-leading solutions to channel partners, alongside extensive value-added services – from marketing assistance to expert technical support.
According to industry analysts, the IT market in China is expected to exceed $200 billion by 2015. Much of this growth will be driven by emerging technologies, such as cloud computing and mobile Internet.
“Westcon Solutions is driven by a dedication to bringing high-growth solutions and security technologies to Asia Pacific. It is in-depth technology expertise and strong local partnerships that truly set us apart,” said Wilson Ho, Managing Director, Westcon Solutions. “The new operations in China are perfectly aligned with our strategy, giving an expanded presence to support this important region.”
For partners, Westcon Solutions addresses requirements for value-added distribution alongside local support. The business offers a customized approach to channel development and focused selling and is investing heavily in personnel for sales and technical certifications – as well as marketing for lead generation, user education and partner enablement.
The company’s operations in China will be led by Sales Director Alan Zhu, who will report directly to Wilson Ho.
About Westcon Solutions
Westcon Solutions is a separately resourced business arm of Westcon Group, Inc., focused on the enablement and growth of new and existing technologies in Asia Pacific. Westcon Solutions is a value-added focused regional distributor, with a local presence and understanding of local requirements. The company is currently established in key countries such as Singapore, China (including Hong Kong), Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines and Taiwan -- and aims to establish a regional presence across the key cities of South East Asia and North Asia to meet the market requirements for on-site sales, marketing and technical support. Westcon Solutions’ portfolio of market-leading vendors includes: Barracuda Networks, BlueCat Networks, Certes Networks, Check Point, F5, ForeScout, Good Technology, HP Enterprise Security, NetIQ, Novell, Radware, Silver Peak, SolarWinds and Splunk. For more information, please visit www.westconsolutions.com
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: Brocade, Cisco, Polycom, Juniper Networks, F5, Avaya, Check Point, and Blue Coat. For more information, please visit: www.westcongroup.com.