First Distribution has been appointed as a value-added distributor for Huawei Enterprise, the enterprise division of Huawei. Huawei Enterprise is one of three Huawei business groups which include the Telecom Network and Device Business divisions.
The company has three main distribution partners: Mustek; DCC; and now First Distribution. Huawei Enterprise confirms that its channel strategy aims to market its products and services to end-users through its partner network.
“In South Africa, Huawei Enterprise has a formidable partner network covering an extensive range of vertical market solutions. The company will continue to support its partners in these markets and is now able to offer the added benefit of Huawei’s worldwide expertise,” says Lauren Fan, president of Huawei enterprise group in east and southern Africa region.
First Distribution was established in 1984 and has grown to be a broad based, premium IT distribution company, providing enterprise ready solutions for the southern African market.
First Distribution is a value added distributor of leading global brands providing complex ICT solutions to the enterprise and SME markets, focused around the data centre, virtualisation, hosted applications and cloud-based services, database and middleware, security and network infrastructure – backed up by unparalled expertise.
“We are very happy to have formed a partnership with Huawei Enterprise,” says Debbie Abrahall, MD of First Distribution.
“Huawei has a great range of products and a strong reputation. Added to First Distribution’s level of expertise, I think that the future for Huawei Enterprise in Southern Africa looks bright,” she adds.
“It is a privilege to have First Distribution on board our team. We look forward to the mutual growth and success this strong partnership will bring,” says Fan.
Huawei Enterprise addresses cloud computing, virtualisation, network security, infrastructure, unified communications and data centres. The company’s key products cover storage, server and network security solutions in the enterprise market.