Westcon-Comstor Sub-Saharan Africa joins Nokia Global Partner Program

Johannesburg, South Africa –  Westcon-Comstor Sub-Saharan Africa today announced it has signed a channel partner agreement with Nokia to market, distribute and service Nokia Enterprise products and solutions including Wi-Fi, WDM, SDN, SD-WAN and IP/MPLS networking.

In this partnering agreement, Westcon-Comstor will assist partners to embrace the new age of hyperconnected industry, where endless possibilities are waiting for enterprises with vision, commitment and courage.

“With its superior ability to connect the modern, digital business in the ‘automation of everything’ era, we believe that through our collaboration with Nokia, we will enable businesses to embrace emerging technologies like 5G and help place enterprises at the forefront of industry’s digital age,” states Rentia Booysen, Collaboration business unit manager at Westcon-Comstor Sub-Saharan Africa. 

With a core set of networking technologies and software solutions that supports 5G, the cloud and IoT, Westcon-Comstor will assist enterprise customers to leverage the intelligence of the Nokia networking platforms to build high-performance and adaptive networks for their clients.

Jerome Jullien, Head of Nokia Global Channel & Alliances, said: “The Nokia Global Partner Program is a critical component of our sales force – and strengthens our primary route to market for enterprise and public sector business opportunities. We are pleased to welcome Westcon-Comstor to the program to help drive Nokia’s vision for what the next industrial revolution will look like and enable enterprises to own it all, everywhere, anywhere and Allwhere.”

With an extensive footprint in Sub-Saharan Africa, Westcon-Comstor offers channel partners value-added distribution services that extends global logistical capabilities and a range of support and technical services.  With one platform of integrated, powerful digital toolsets across purchasing, renewals, sales management, cloud services and software, Westcon-Comstor drives customer experience to benefit all partners across the supply chain.

About Westcon Comstor

Westcon-Comstor is a leading international distributor of business technology. Our solutions from the world’s leading vendors make businesses more secure, productive, mobile and connected. We specialise in the technologies essential to every business: Security, Collaboration, Infrastructure and Data Centre. We translate our solutions into real value for our partners through our unrivalled expertise in global deployment, digital distribution and services. Technology is our business, but our story is our people and our partners, and we deliver results together.

About Nokia for Industries

Nokia has deployed over 1,000 mission-critical networks with leading utilities, railways, air traffic controllers, mining companies, banks and healthcare institutions around the globe. Leading enterprises across industries are leveraging our decades of experience building some of the biggest and most advanced IP, optical, and wireless networks on the planet.  The Nokia Bell Labs Future X for industries architecture offers a framework for how companies can seize the Industry 4.0 opportunity

Press Contacts:

Saartjie Wait
Tel: +27 11 848 9121
Email: Saartjie.wait@westcon.com
Westcon-Comstor SSA Marketing & Digital Experience Director