Columbus, Ohio, August 24, 2009 – Veeam Software, award-winning provider of systems management tools for VMware virtual datacenter environments, today announced that it has expanded its Americas distribution with the addition of Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE: IM), the world’s largest IT distributor. At the same time, Veeam will soon unveil a new, more personalized version of its ProPartner Portal, a one-stop resource for Veeam resellers and distributors worldwide.
Under the new agreement, Ingram Micro will distribute Veeam’s full line of virtualization data protection and systems management software products throughout North and South America.
“We are very pleased to enter into this agreement with Veeam Software and further extend its partner value proposition and reach into the Americas IT channel,” said Diane Lees, senior category manager, software and virtualization, Ingram Micro U.S. “Veeam’s innovative systems management tools are a welcomed addition to our growing solutions portfolio, and will further enable our channel partners to proactively safeguard their clients’ investments in virtual infrastructures.”
In addition to Ingram Micro Inc., Veeam products are distributed worldwide by Amosdec, Axoft, BGS, Commaxx, CommTech, DataStor, Distrilogie, ETC, ETC BV, Hayat, Infotronics, Interchange, Lifeboat Distribution, Magirus, Performance, Soft Select, Systematika, Tech Data and Zebra Tech.
“The success of our 2,500+ partners is our mission,” said Rick Hoffman, Veeam vice president, worldwide channels and alliances. “We look forward to working closely with Ingram Micro’s channel partners and becoming a vital part of their virtualization ecosystem and one of their most valued vendor partners.”
As of Sept. 1, the updated Veeam ProPartner Portal, propartner.veeam.com, will offer major enhancements such as a customized experience by region and partner level, more sales and marketing tools and documents, new case studies, and more. Veeam Gold, Silver and Basic ProPartners will see special offers and programs open only to them. Upcoming events and training will be listed by local geographic area, to save partners time in quickly identifying opportunities of most interest to them.
The Veeam ProPartner portal offers essential resources to help partners build their virtualization practice, all in one convenient location. Not-for-resale (NFR) license keys, multi-language sales support and marketing promotional materials are available there, as well as information about current incentive programs and aggressive discounts to help them make the most of every VMware engagement.
Current incentives include:
• A 40 percent discount to end-user customers when replacing a competitive product with Veeam Backup & Replication. • A 20 percent discount to end-users on Veeam Monitor.
Veeam Software, a premier-level VMware Technology Alliance Partner and member of the VMware Ready Management program, provides innovative software for managing VMware vSphere 4 and Virtual Infrastructure 3. Veeam offers an award-winning suite of tools to assist the VMware administrator, including #1 for VMware backup: Veeam Backup & Replication; Veeam Reporter Enterprise, for VMware performance, storage, capacity reporting and chargeback; Veeam Configurator, offering complete host configuration management; and Veeam Monitor, for VMware performance monitoring and alertingacross multiple vCenters. With its acquisition of nworks, Veeam\'s products include the nworks Smart Plug-in and the nworks Management Pack that incorporate VMware data into enterprise management consoles from HP and Microsoft. Learn more about Veeam Software by visiting www.veeam.com.
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