KACE Broadens Market Presence with Structured Communication Systems Partnership
Leading VAR Embraces KACE to Help Clients Automate IT Management
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – April 23, 2007 – KACE, the leading provider of systems management and deployment appliances for the Fortune 100,000, today announced that Structured Communication Systems Inc., the leading enterprise VAR for the Pacific Northwest, has joined the KACE Partner Program. With this partnership, the KACE KBOX family of systems management and deployment appliances will now be offered to Structured Communication Systems’ client base, providing customers with easy-to-use, comprehensive, and affordable IT automation solutions, leading to increased IT efficiency, enhanced compliance, and significantly improved security. The partnership will also help to quickly accelerate KACE’s market presence in the Pacific Northwest territory.
“Through this partnership, we will be able to increase profits, improve competitive advantage, and create new business opportunities, further building on our current momentum,” said Bill Ketrenos, VP of Secure InfraStructure, Structured Communication Systems. “We’re excited to be offering KACE’s award-winning technology to our clients and are confident the addition of this technology to our portfolio will help us to dramatically expand our customer base.”
KACE solves the growing problem of increased complexity within IT infrastructure. The KBOX 1000 Series Systems Management Appliances are a secure, robust line of appliances that provide affordable, end-to-end systems management from deployment to retirement. As one of the easiest-to-use, most comprehensive, and affordable IT automation solutions, the KBOX 1000 Series allows companies to increase IT efficiency, enable compliance, and significantly improve security and availability.
Also easy-to-use and extremely comprehensive, the KBOX 2000 Series Systems Deployment Appliances, are an affordable PC and server provisioning solution. An agentless, network centric architecture allows the KBOX 2000 Series to execute all provisioning tasks remotely from a centralized deployment library, significantly improving provisioning efficiency, control, and reliability.
“We are very excited to add Structured to our existing list of stellar resellers,” stated Rob Meinhardt, CEO of KACE. “Structured is a very well known company and their customers depend on them to bring together best of class solutions. We have spent a great deal of time fine-tuning our partner program so that we can attract partners of Structured’s caliber. This partnership will help us to gain visibility with Structured’s long list of clients, while helping them tap into the Fortune 100,000 market.”
Through the KACE Partner Program, resellers, managed service providers, and referral partners can deepen their relationships with existing customers with value-added services while supplementing their product portfolios and creating new revenue opportunities. To ensure the success of each channel partner, KACE provides dedicated partner resources, including an account manager to capitalize on sales opportunities; access to a Web-based demo facility and Partner Portal; pre- and post- sales technical support; discounted demo units; as well as lead generation, a full complement of sales tools, and participation in co-marketing programs. For a demonstration of the KBOX 1000 and/or KBOX 2000 Series solutions, please visit the KACE product demo site at /demo/flashdemo.
About Structured Communication Systems
Structured Communication Systems, Inc. is the Northwest’s largest local provider of Secure Technology Infrastructure Solutions. It is the leading provider in the areas of secure infrastructure, voice and mobility, and storage and systems. The company enables organizations to increase profits, improve competitive advantage, and create new business opportunities. Structured provides expert professional services and people-oriented customer service, exceeding its customer expectations. Structured’s corporate headquarters is located at: 4382 SE International Way, Suite C, Portland, OR, 97222. Structured offers professional IT solutions throughout its expanding territory and currently has local offices in Oregon, Washington, Alaska, and Idaho. More information on Structured can be found at www.structured.com or by calling toll free 1-800-881-0962.
KACE™, a privately held technology company, is the leader in IT automation appliances. The award-winning KBOX™ family of appliances delivers easy-to-use, comprehensive IT automation that is affordable and really work. The KBOX™ 1000 Series Systems Management Appliances automate routine and complex IT maintenance tasks for end-point nodes on a network. The KBOX™ 2000 Series Systems Deployment Appliances provide centralized provisioning and remote system recovery. KACE is headquartered in Mountain View, California, and has offices in Charlotte, North Carolina, and Chicago, Illinois. To learn more about KACE and its product offerings, please visit http://www.kace.com or call 1-888-522-3638.