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GFI Software and Ingram Micro Sign Distribution Agreement for South Africa


Leading provider of network security and communications software teams up with Ingram Micro to expand presence in the South Africa market AUSTIN, Texas, June 27, 2018 - GFI Software, Aurea SMB Solutions announced today that it signed a new distribution agreement for South Africa with Ingram Micro, one of the world’s largest wholesale technology distributors. Ingram Micro, which already works with GFI in Australia and the Middle East region, now joins GFI in South Africa to bring even more value to resellers and customers. This announcement follows the biggest launch of the year for GFI, a leading provider of network security and communications software. GFI Unlimited is a revolutionary business software subscription that provides small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) access to all the right-sized business software they need, for one flat fee. Channel partners can become irreplaceable technology allies to their customers, while growing their own businesses with consistent and predictable revenue. “In addition to investing millions in growing a low-cost catalog of software products, it’s critical that we continue to build our channel with distributors we can trust,” said Thomas Witting, vice president of global distribution sales at GFI Software, Aurea SMB Solutions. “We’re pleased to welcome Ingram Micro as a distribution partner for South Africa. Ingram Micro is well known for superior customer service and as a champion for the latest high-performance technology solutions. Teaming up with Ingram Micro in South Africa will enable more resellers and customers to benefit from GFI Unlimited.” Ingram Micro is focused on bringing resellers unique offerings that create sales and profit opportunities, including valuable vendor relationships, sales programs, access to credit and training and development. Ingram Micro hosted its first cyber security event for resellers in South Africa on 19th June 2018 at The Maslow Hotel, Johannesburg. “We’re excited to expand our agreement with GFI Software,” said Marc Kassis, cyber security director at Ingram Micro. “We are always looking at ways to better serve our resellers, bringing the latest products and services to market so they can better support their customers. GFI’s recent launch of GFI Unlimited, combined with its exciting growth plans, are set to unlock enhanced value to both our resellers and their customers. We can’t wait to get started in South Africa.”