LANINET: Value-add Distributor Offer Resellers Channel Opportunities across Nordic region
Roseland, NJ. – 12.10. 2010 – Expand Networks www.expand.com, the leader in optimizing WANs for branch office consolidation and virtualization, today announced it has bolstered its channel across the Nordic region with LaniNet, the specialist communications distributor.
Among LaniNet’s customer-base are the largest IT resellers and service providers in the Nordics. Expand Networks represented a clear opportunity to complement its existing product portfolio and support resellers in addressing the strategic IT initiatives of today’s enterprise. Roland Andersson, CEO of LaniNet, explains:
“We acquired a part of the Finnish distributor that already distributed the Expand product on the Finnish market with great success. We had a natural gap in our portfolio for flexible WAN optimization, so Expand was an easy selection. Many of our resellers are designing large distributed solutions including many offices across very different, and even harsh, locations. Expand’s portfolio fits perfectly into these accounts.”
With revenue growth for the past 12 months of 100%, LaniNet is growing at a rapid pace, despite the macro economic conditions. The value-added distributor brings proven technical expertise and an intimate knowledge of local market conditions to the partnership.
Adam Davison, VP of corporate sales and marketing at Expand Networks comments, “This partnership further enhances our presence in our key markets. LaniNet will proactively promote Expand Networks to resellers right across the region and working together, we are committed to harness the channel opportunity for advanced WAN optimization.”
LaniNet is a distributor of IT security and communications products and solutions from several of the leading manufacturers. The products span the network security, content checking e-mail and Web traffic, Web security, load ball considering retirement, DNS security, endpoint security and disaster recovery, securing wireless networks, VoIP recording, secure access solutions and monitoring systems.
For more information please visit www.LaniNet.se.
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About Expand Networks
Expand Networks is the pioneer and leader in the WAN Optimization market and is positioned by Gartner Inc. in the ‘Leaders’ quadrant in its Magic Quadrant for WAN Optimization Controllers, 2009[i]. Expand helps organizations simplify their IT infrastructure while delivering remote offices fast, reliable and secure access to networked applications. This results in improved user productivity and cost-effective IT management. Expand offers a multi-service integrated platform that ensures superior performance for any application over any network. From its headquarters in Roseland, NJ and its global locations, Expand Networks serves more than 4,500 enterprise and public sector customers in over 100 countries including: American Express, Bacardi USA, BMW, Continental Airlines, Carr America, Colgate, Elizabeth Arden, Reed Exhibitions, Target and United States Department of Defense with over 50,000 units deployed and over 2,000 MS Terminal Services and Citrix customers. Expand is the largest supplier of WAN Optimization products to US Government and Military agencies (greater than 10,000 units) and also has the most units deployed at a single corporate location, (4,500).