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Westcon Group is a pioneer in the networking industry, with a heritage of providing networking solutions since 1985. Today, the Company is a global specialty distributor of networking and communications equipment for leading technology vendors, including Cisco Systems Inc., Nortel Networks Corporation and Avaya, Inc. Westcon Group has particular expertise in the convergence of voice, data and video applications and technologies, including voice-over Internet protocol, or VoIP, security for networking and communications systems, remote access, Internet and e-business, virtual private networks, videoconferencing and wireless connectivity.
Through its Westcon, Comstor and Voda One divisions, Westcon Group offers significant benefits to its networking and communications equipment vendors and its reseller, systems integrator and service provider customers. For vendors, the Company acts as an indirect sales channel, allowing use of its sales force, technical capabilities, logistics services and breadth of customer relationships to cost-effectively distribute vendors’ networking and communications products across six continents: North & South America, Europe, Africa Asia and Australia. For customers, the Company provides technical expertise, sales support and services, training, marketing programs, logistics services and a conduit to leading technology vendors.
Westcon Group was among the first to recognize that voice and data technologies would eventually become interdependent, sharing a single network. Now, as the cost and productivity benefits of convergence technology become widely apparent, the Company continues to deliver innovative solutions to its worldwide community of solution providers, while cultivating its longstanding partnerships with the industry’s leading convergence equipment manufacturers: Avaya, Cisco and Nortel. Westcon Group delivers convergence technologies and applications - from a multi-vendor perspective, with a solutions orientation.