AMX Eyes IT Distribution with New Pact
AMX took another step in the distribution channel through an agreement with Tech Data, a global IT distributor.
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AMX took another step in the distribution channel through an agreement with Tech Data, a global IT distributor. According to the company, the partnership will make available to Tech Data's base of IT resellers a selection of AMX solutions that allow convergence of AV and IT systems, such as in digital signage networks.
"We look forward to partnering with Tech Data, particularly as one of the fastest growing areas of our business are solutions focused on the integration of AV with IT," said AMX vice president of business development Sean McNeill, in a statement. "AMX's Inspired XPress Digital Signage and IP-enabled AV solutions together with Tech Data's technical and customer support presents tremendous opportunities for this rapidly growing market."
Under the terms of the agreement, Tech Data will offer AMX subscription-free Inspired XPress Digital Signage; the DVX-2100HD, an all-in-one switcher, controller, scaler and amplifier that can be configured through AMX Meetingroom Software; HydraPort Connection Ports; and AMX analog matrix switchers. Tech Data will also offer Resource Management Suite Software from AMX and AMX Technical Support agreements for resellers and end-users.
"Digital signage is one of the fastest growing technologies in the market today," said Wendy Linsky, vice president of peripherals product marketing at Tech Data, in a statement. "Adding AMX to the line card provides resellers with a broader array of product offerings and further positions Tech Data as a leader in the digital signage space and the distributor of choice for AV integrators."
Tech Data distributes brands such as Apple, IBM, Microsoft, and Sony. It will offer AMX products in U.S. markets.