Tech Data to distribute Pelco video surveillance platforms

March 18, 2009 Through its Physical Security Specialized Business Unit (SBU), IT products distributor Tech Data Corporation has announced an exclusive IT distribution agreement with Pelco, a producer of video surveillance equipment and security systems.

March 18, 2009 IT products distributor Tech Data has announced an exclusive IT distribution agreement with Pelco, a producer of video surveillance equipment and security systems. Through its Physical Security Specialized Business Unit (SBU), Tech Data offers its IT reseller customers access to a broad array of Pelco products. The Physical Security SBU is comprised of dedicated sales, technical, marketing and product management specialists helping resellers capitalize on the convergence of traditional analog and IP-based security solutions.

"In the emerging IP-based security market, it's clear that VARs and systems integrators who understand the data network, and even more complex outdoor wireless networks, will have the advantage," comments John O'Shea, Tech Data vice president, networking product marketing. "Knowing how to properly add security applications like video surveillance to the network is key to ensuring end users make the most of the new efficiencies and capabilities these solutions offer. Our Physical Security SBU customers are backed by Tech Data's extensive networking expertise to ensure they have all the sales and technical support they need to deploy the latest security technologies in any networking environment."

Tech Data now distributes a wide range of Pelco products, including IP surveillance cameras, video recorders and displays, as well as enclosures, domes, lenses, mounts, power supplies and other accessories.

"Pelco is committed to growing our business through the channel, and that starts with a total commitment to the reseller community," adds Pelco vice president of strategic accounts John Dolan. "By partnering with a distributor that has the physical security and networking expertise of Tech Data, Pelco will be able to implement channel programs to engage, recruit and enable new resellers nationwide, helping them establish and grow their physical security practices with Pelco solutions."

On the Web:
www.techdata.com
www.pelco.com

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