Blue Label Technology, a leading South African value added distributor today announced it has been named as the distributor of the Lenovo Secure Managed Client, and will provide channel sales, support and services to South and southern Africa.
Blue Label Technology, which has its headquarters in Johannesburg, will receive advanced training from Lenovo for technical staff and will receive opportunities, sales leads and direct technical support for the Lenovo SMC solution. Becoming a Lenovo Value Added Distributor will enable Blue Label Technology to provide its partners and customers with the highest level of consulting, deployment and technical support.
The latest version of Lenovo’s secure managed client (SMC) technology offers IT managers increased security and new manageability tools, while continuing to provide end users with a familiar desktop experience.
Lenovo’s SMC 2.0 consists of disk-less Lenovo ThinkCentre desktop PCs with Intel vPro Technology, a Lenovo co-developed software stack and centralised Lenovo Storage Array. The remote storage-based solution offers the benefits of an alternative client solution like free seating, data storage redundancy and single image capability, without sacrificing the end-user desktop experience, delivering full graphics and audio performance and support for peripherals such as USB devices.
"Lenovo's Secure Managed Client is designed for customers that want a cost effective alternative desktop solution while maintaining the end-user PC functionality" said Goran Wibran, Lenovo Director for Secure Managed Client. "Blue label Technologies technical expertise and market leadership are critical for giving customers easy access to the solution in the Sub Sahara region. We look forward to work with Blue label Technologies to make this a reality."
Blue Label Technology specialises in providing comprehensive Information Technology systems management solutions and services for mid-sized and large enterprises, through a highly qualified partner channel. Lenovo is a world leading supplier of hardware products in both the desktop and server arenas.
“This is a great opportunity for our customers and for us as a company,” says Tito Pereira, MD of Blue Label Technology. “We are very excited to join Lenovo’s team of Distribution Partners. Lenovo’s Secure Managed Client solution will enable us to provide our partners and customers with an alternative but comprehensive, integrated solution packed with numerous benefits and capabilities—allowing our customers to achieve increased functionality, productivity and considerable cost savings.”