Takes majority, will acquire rest by 2020
Distributors report wider product range, more services
No more concerns over lock-in, either
Extended and added to porrfolio in last year
Norwegian company pushes into eastern Europe
Barracuda Networks is rebranding its acquired Intronis business as Barracuda MSP, tightening its focus on managed service provider partners.
The company's MSP business has increased billings and expanded its partner base by 25% over the past two years, it says, as well as moved into the European market.
It is building two new education initiatives for channel partners as well: a destination website, SmarterMSP.com, and an educational and networking program for VARs and MSPs (Ready, Set, Managed!) to come together on best practices.
Audio-visual and thin client specialist
Distributor aims at wider US market, other regions
Move to extend reach into corporate and healthcare channels
Takes majority in audio-visual distributor; adds Netherlands to European coverage