|ACCTON TO DISTRIBUTE SONICWALL PRODUCTS IN GREATER CHINA Partnership to bring full range of networked security solutions to systems integrators|
Hsinchu, Taiwan and SUNNYVALE, Calif - Accton Technology Corporation (Accton hereinafter), (TAIEX: 2345) a leading outsource partner of advanced communication products, and SonicWALL, Inc. (NASDAQ: SNWL), a leading provider of integrated security, productivity and mobility solutions, today announced that the Accton family of companies will distribute SonicWALL branded products in Greater China.
Under the agreement, Accton will distribute SonicWALL products as part of its secure networked offerings for the small-to-medium enterprise (SME) market in Greater China. Acctran, Accton's Taiwan-based subsidiary, will promote and distribute of SonicWALL products in Taiwan. The addition of SonicWALL's user-friendly, affordable products and services to its current portfolio will enable Accton to deliver a full range of integrated offerings to its end user customers in Greater China.
Resellers in these geographies will benefit from increased product availability, improved service, and enhanced pre- and post-sales support. "Our SME customers require secure, reliable networks that will keep pace with the daily demands of their business," said Sheng Chang, Vice President of Qware's Telecom Division in Taiwan. "By having Acctran extend and complement their existing product lines, systems integrators will be provided with an improved range of affordable, easy-to-use products that will enable us to provide better overall service and security to our end users."
"Through this partnership, we aim to provide a complete range of user-friendly, secure networked products that can be incorporated seamlessly into a wide range of vendor environments," said David Myers, Business Development Director at Accton. "We believe that we can leverage the synergies of our two companies to take our wired and wireless offerings to a far broader potential customer base."
"Our agreement gives SonicWALL a strong foothold in these strategic markets," said Michael Stewart, vice president of worldwide sales at SonicWALL. "It enables Accton and SonicWALL to deliver solutions that meet the growing user demand for affordable and secure networking and help businesses lay down a productive IT foundation that will support their current and future development."
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