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Comstor Further Drives Cloud Leadership with New Cisco Meraki Offering

    Comstor Further Drives Cloud Leadership with New Cisco Meraki Offering

  PR Newswire

  CIRENCESTER, England, Oct. 24, 2013

-- Solution Offers European Resellers Access to Powerful Cloud-Managed

CIRENCESTER, England, Oct. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Westcon Group, a
value-added distributor of category-leading unified communications, network
infrastructure, data center, and security solutions with a global network of
specialty resellers, today announced the company's Comstor business unit is
elevating its cloud presence with new offerings from Cisco.  European partners
can now access the powerful new Cisco Meraki portfolio -- a one hundred
percent cloud-managed networking solution that includes wireless, switching,
security, WAN optimization, and mobile device management. 

Today's news follows the continued expansion of Comstor's cloud-based
offerings for resellers.  In September, the company added Cisco-Powered cloud
services from PeakColo and collab9 in North America -- and X-IO in EMEA.  The
products allow partners to effectively create new revenue streams via the
power of cloud computing.

"Cloud is finally coming of age – helping customers drive efficiencies and cut
costs.  As the market's only Cisco-dedicated distributor, Comstor is providing
new ways for resellers and customers to grow their business with Meraki," said
Andreas Dohmen, Executive Vice President EMEA, Comstor.  "At Comstor, we fully
expect our deep base of reseller partners to quickly realize new ways to build
their business with Cisco."

The Cisco Meraki portfolio of networking devices is centrally managed via the
cloud.  The feature-rich, easy-to-use cloud architecture is empowering
customers to solve new business problems and reduce operating costs.  Core
functionality includes:

  * Network Management from a Single Dashboard
  * Total Control of Users, Applications, Devices
  * Secure PCI and HIPAA-Compliant Infrastructure
  * Scalability up to Million-User Deployments

"Virtualization and cloud represent significant new growth paths for
businesses.  Based on a rich history in networking, Cisco and its channel
partners are uniquely qualified to empower customers to optimize the full
cloud experience," said Philip Wright, Director, EMEAR Distribution, Cisco. 
"With the new Cisco Meraki offering, Comstor is demonstrating its commitment
to helping partners harness the burgeoning cloud opportunity and deliver a
proven cloud-managed networking solution to customers."

For more than 25 years, Comstor has been dedicated to helping reseller
partners worldwide accelerate their businesses utilizing Cisco solutions
across a range of cloud, networking, collaboration and datacenter
technologies.  The Cisco Meraki offering is the next stage in this dedicated
partnership -- founded on the depth and breadth of Comstor's unmatched
expertise of Cisco datacenter technology.

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About Westcon Group Westcon Group, Inc. is a value added distributor of
category-leading unified communications, network infrastructure, data center,
and security solutions with a global network of specialty resellers. Westcon's
teams create unique programs and provide exceptional support to accelerate the
business of its global partners. Strong relationships at every level of the
Westcon Group organization enable partners to receive support tailored to
their needs. From global logistics and flexible customized financing solutions
to pre-sales, technical and engineering assistance, the company works with
partners to respond with agility and speed to changing market conditions so
they can achieve the fastest time to revenue. Westcon Group's portfolio of
market-leading vendors includes: Cisco, Avaya, Brocade, Polycom, Check Point,
and Blue Coat. For more information, please visit .

Media Contact:  Craig LibrettWestcon Group+1-914-357-1747

Warwick TaylorMarketing DirectorComstor UK - a division of Westcon Group
European Operations Ltd. +44-01285-627172


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