Cloud Distribution adds Meraki as its first wireless LAN provider
SAN FRANCISCO — May 26, 2010 — Meraki, the cloud-based wireless networking company, today announced that it has partnered with distributor and cloud specialist Cloud Distribution, expanding Meraki’s presence in the UK. Given Meraki’s singular focus on cloud-based networking infrastructure, Cloud Distribution was a natural fit to distribute and promote its products.
Cloud Distribution is a value-added distributor focusing on the security, management and optimization of devices that access the cloud. The company prides itself on finding innovative, leading edge vendors with cloud-based products and services it can bring to the UK market. With the addition of Meraki, Cloud Distribution can offer a cloud-based wireless networking solution to clients for the first time.
“Meraki’s cloud-based wireless networking solution is a perfect fit for our partner base,” said Scott Dobson, Managing Director at Cloud Distribution. “We are already seeing massive interest in Meraki’s Cloud based wireless platform and are actively looking for new channel partners to fulfill this demand.”
“Our partnership with Cloud Distribution not only provides a great match with our technology vision, but gives us access to a new, forward-thinking base of partners in the UK,” said Andy McCall, director of worldwide channels at Meraki. “Beyond fulfilling traditional WLAN needs like an 802.11n upgrade or simplifying network management, we look forward to connecting with organizations that are already excited about the promise of cloud computing.”
Meraki offers enterprise-class wireless networks at a fraction of the cost and complexity of traditional networking vendors. Using Meraki’s unique cloud-based architecture, an administrator can configure thousands of Meraki access points over the web through a single interface. The company’s customers include small-to-medium sized businesses, global hotel chains, and world-class educational institutions. Meraki wireless networks serve millions of users on over 15,000 networks in more than 140 countries. Meraki is located in San Francisco, California, and is funded in part by Sequoia Capital and Google. Follow Meraki on Facebook and Twitter. For more information, go to www.meraki.com.
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Cloud Distribution are a Value Added Distributor focusing on the security, management and optimization of devices which access the Cloud.