Tech Data has announced that its Technology Solutions business is adding software networking solutions from Brocade to its Avnet Cloud Marketplace.
The Cloud Marketplace offers a one-stop shop for cloud solutions from leading service providers, along with flexible payment models and a cloud management tool set for partners. Technology Solutions distributes Brocade solutions in more than 15 countries in Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and the Americas.
“Enterprise networking is one of the key strategic business opportunities that technology solutions has identified for its partners’ success worldwide,” said Cheryl Neal, vice president, data and networking solutions, Tech Data. “By adding Brocade software into our Cloud Marketplace, our partners will be able to deeply engage in this market and provide their customers with value-focused solutions that align with their technology needs for cloud computing, software-defined networks and virtualization.”
Channel partners will be able to engage Technology Solutions’ dedicated solutions specialists to develop complete cloud solutions. Technology Solutions also provides the channel with in-depth expertise in complementary technology market segments, including cognitive computing, data analytics, the data center, the internet of things (IoT), mobility, security, and training and education.
“Technology Solutions’ resources, proven business practices and industry expertise will help extend Brocade’s reach into the cloud market,” said Kelly Herrell, senior vice president and general manager, Software Networking, Brocade. “Our joint partners will be able to rely on Technology Solutions’ experienced team to provide market and technical knowledge. Together, we will be able to deliver innovative software networking solutions for their cloud storefronts and address some of their most critical IT challenges.”