HP ProCurve has announced an agreement with Westcon Groupunder which Westcon Group’s Comstor distribution unit will offer the full HP range of ProCurve products in the UK alongside its other networking solutions.
The agreement with Westcon Group enables HP to take advantage of Comstor’s focused expertise in networking and security, as well as its accredited professional services resources. In addition, Comstor’s award-winning solution programmes provide ongoing training, tools and one-to-one mentoring to its loyal reseller base.
The announcement with Comstor is part of HP ProCurve’s drive to expand its enterprise channel. The relationship with Comstor will help to underpin ProCurve’s service delivery as well as the skill and knowledge base in the market.
HP ProCurve UK Country Manager Darryl Brick said: “This agreement is a positive development for both HP ProCurve and Comstor. Like Comstor, HP ProCurve is committed to offering its customers choice through open standards and non-propriety products, and this appointment is another way of offering choice to the channel and indirectly to customers.”
Jon Pritchard, Vice President & General Manager, Comstor Europe said; “We see this as wholly complementary to our existing lines of business. We want to be in a position to offer our reseller customers a credible and reliable alternative. We chose HP because of the strength of its brand and because they have an exciting strategy to grow their business at a pace much faster than the market.”