Nokia appoints Zycko as first pan-European VAD

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The distributor will pitch Nokia networking solutions at the enterprise and mid-market space

Value added distributor Zycko, part of the Nuvias Group, has been selected as Nokia’s first pan-EMEA distributor.

The partnership will see Nokia step up its networking efforts in the enterprise and mid-market segments across EMEA.

cluster network vdiInitially, Zycko will focus on hardware and software integration of IP routing and optical transport networks, fibre-based LAN connectivity infrastructure for buildings, open standards DDI management software, and software defined networking.

Dave Parker, VP strategic partners at Nokia, said: “This appointment gives us access to a wide network of resellers experienced in communications and networking across the EMEA region.

“We are impressed with Zycko’s extensive portfolio of value added services. As part of the Nuvias Group, Zycko can offer a true, professional EMEA solution, with sales, marketing and technical support, as well as consistent delivery spanning the region.”

Paul Eccleston, head of Nuvias Group, said: “This deal with such a major global brand as Nokia is a massive vote of confidence in Zycko and Nuvias, and is a strong endorsement of our concept of redefining international, specialist value distribution.”