Thursday, 14 May 2015 17:37

SolarWinds signs distribution deal with NEXTGEN


Global management software provider SolarWinds has extended its each in the Australian and New Zealand markets with a new distribution partnership with distributor NEXTGEN.

Under the deal, NEXTGEN will exclusively distribute SolarWinds products and services in Australia and New Zealand.

SolarWinds Senior Vice President & General Manager, Pacific Region, John Rizzo, said the agreement further strengthens the company’s commitment to the channel, distributor reach and market positioning in Australia and New Zealand.

Rizzo said, as well as increasing SolarWinds reach into the ANZ enterprise market, the deal expands NEXTGEN’s IT automation, management, cloud, application and database solutions, adding that NETXGEN’s strength in the data centre market and SolarWinds’ capability to monitor and manage across the entire data centre infrastructure were key factors behind the agreement.

{loadpositon peter}“We are very pleased to partner with NEXTGEN to offer our enterprise-class software to its IT professional network. This relationship will be a key part of SolarWinds’ strategy in expanding our presence in the enterprise data centre space.

“We’re excited about NEXTGEN’s experience and relationships providing unparalleled levels of service and support to the ANZ marketplace, and we believe the company will help us reach a wider audience of potential users and develop a dynamic set of channel partners who can promote and deliver SolarWinds’ products to their customers.”

NEXTGEN managing director John Walters said the SolarWinds range of technologies adds significantly to the company’s automation and management portfolio “while strongly complementing our business applications and database solution areas.”

NEXTGEN will support key partners with marketing, pre-sales and, skills and support services for SolarWinds products.

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Peter Dinham

Peter Dinham - retired and is a "volunteer" writer for iTWire. He is a veteran journalist and corporate communications consultant. He has worked as a journalist in all forms of media – newspapers/magazines, radio, television, press agency and now, online – including with the Canberra Times, The Examiner (Tasmania), the ABC and AAP-Reuters. As a freelance journalist he also had articles published in Australian and overseas magazines. He worked in the corporate communications/public relations sector, in-house with an airline, and as a senior executive in Australia of the world’s largest communications consultancy, Burson-Marsteller. He also ran his own communications consultancy and was a co-founder in Australia of the global photographic agency, the Image Bank (now Getty Images).



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