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Ipswitch announces partnership with First Distribution in Africa

Ipswitch®, the leader in easy to deploy, manage and use file transfer and network management software, announced a partnership with First Distribution. First Distribution is South Africa's leading distributor for datacentre, enterprise and cloud solutions. With this partnership, customers now have greater access to IT management and network monitoring solutions, including Ipswitch WhatsUp® Gold.

"First Distribution has an extensive presence across Africa with regional offices in South, East and West Africa, as well as Mauritius. We expect the partnership to increase Ipswitch's business by recruiting new resellers and working with our established partners across all these regions," said Michael Hack - Senior Vice President EMEA Operations at Ipswitch. "First Distribution is a perfect fit for Ipswitch, complementing its range of solutions to drive, monitor and manage networks, servers and applications - while helping meet regulatory compliance. This partnership will further enhance performance and security solution offerings to its resellers and customers."

Ipswitch continues to support IT teams globally in proactively monitoring, receiving alerts and having total visibility of their networks, servers and applications – to efficiently view and solve issues. It monitors networks, servers, applications, storage and cloud - anything connected to your network, to ensure IT teams meet the challenges of today's hybrid environment.

"By partnering with Ipswitch, we also look forward to growing the African MSP business," said Debbie Abrahall, Managing Director of First Distribution. "First Distribution is leading the way in building and expanding the MSP and hosted offerings by working in partnership with our large local MSPs."

Ipswitch expects to double the growth in the African market by the end of 2018.


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