June 27, 2018 - 12:00
GFI Software and Ingram Micro Sign Distribution Agreement for South Africa
Leading provider of network security and communications software teams up with Ingram Micro to expand presence in the South Africa market
AUSTIN, Texas, June 27, 2018 - GFI Software, Aurea SMB Solutions announced today that it signed a new distribution agreement for South Africa with Ingram Micro, one of the world’s largest wholesale technology distributors. Ingram Micro, which already works with GFI in Australia and the Middle East region, now joins GFI in South Africa to bring even more value to resellers and customers.
This announcement follows the biggest launch of the year for GFI, a leading provider of network security and communications software. GFI Unlimited is a revolutionary business software subscription that provides small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) access to all the right-sized business software they need, for one flat fee. Channel partners can become irreplaceable technology allies to their customers, while growing their own businesses with consistent and predictable revenue.
“In addition to investing millions in growing a low-cost catalog of software products, it’s critical that we continue to build our channel with distributors we can trust,” said Thomas Witting, vice president of global distribution sales at GFI Software, Aurea SMB Solutions. “We’re pleased to welcome Ingram Micro as a distribution partner for South Africa. Ingram Micro is well known for superior customer service and as a champion for the latest high-performance technology solutions. Teaming up with Ingram Micro in South Africa will enable more resellers and customers to benefit from GFI Unlimited.”
Ingram Micro is focused on bringing resellers unique offerings that create sales and profit opportunities, including valuable vendor relationships, sales programs, access to credit and training and development. Ingram Micro hosted its first cyber security event for resellers in South Africa on 19th June 2018 at The Maslow Hotel, Johannesburg.
“We’re excited to expand our agreement with GFI Software,” said Marc Kassis, cyber security director at Ingram Micro. “We are always looking at ways to better serve our resellers, bringing the latest products and services to market so they can better support their customers. GFI’s recent launch of GFI Unlimited, combined with its exciting growth plans, are set to unlock enhanced value to both our resellers and their customers. We can’t wait to get started in South Africa.”
Resellers interested in expanding their business by offering GFI solutions to their customers can find out more at www.gfi.com/partners/partner-program-intro.
About GFI Software, Aurea SMB Solutions
GFI Software, part of Aurea SMB Solutions, develops right-sized, smartly engineered IT solutions for businesses of all sizes. Our solutions enable IT administrators to easily and efficiently discover, manage and secure their business networks, systems, applications and communications, regardless of their location. GFI Software, Aurea SMB Solutions is a channel-focused company with a network of thousands of partners worldwide. We have received numerous awards and industry accolades, and are a long-time Microsoft® Gold ISV Partner. For more information about GFI Software, our products and success stories of our customers from over 120 countries, please visit www.gfi.com.
About Ingram Micro
Ingram Micro helps businesses Realize the Promise of Technology™. It delivers a full spectrum of global technology and supply chain services to businesses around the world. Deep expertise in technology solutions, mobility, cloud, and supply chain solutions enables its business partners to operate efficiently and successfully in the markets they serve. Unrivaled agility, deep market insights and the trust and dependability that come from decades of proven relationships, set Ingram Micro apart and ahead. More at www.ingrammicro.com.