Alternative Technology, Inc., an Arrow Electronics, Inc. company and leading specialty distributor of thin-client/server-based computing, edge infrastructure, virtualization, storage and security solutions, today announced it has been named an Authorized Training Partner by SonicWALL.
Under the agreement, Alternative Technology has added several SonicWALL classes to its award-winning portfolio of vendor-authorized training programs. Taught by one of Alternative Technology’s SonicWALL-certified instructors, these classes are now available for open enrollment at one of Alternative Technology’s fixed training locations or can be hosted by a VAR at the location of their choice.
“Our educational programs were established to increase the profitability of our North American channel partners, providing them the opportunity to resell vendor-authorized training to their customers,” said Lee Fawcett, vice president of professional services, Alternative Technology. “By adding SonicWALL classes to our portfolio, we offer our VAR partners additional tools to help maximize their investment in SonicWALL products and security applications.”
“We’re very excited Alternative Technology is offering SonicWALL certified training to their customers,” said Gary Downing, senior director, training, SonicWALL. “Alternative Technology resellers and end users can now achieve Certified SonicWALL System Administrator accreditation, further differentiating their added value.”
Alternative Technology’s Education Services Group also provides vendor-authorized training and certification for VMware, Citrix, Fortinet, Packeteer, ArcSight and Blue Coat VARs who need training and/or want to capture revenue by packaging training for their customers. Channel partners can learn more about Alternative Technology’s vendor-authorized training programs, pricing, locations and current class schedules by calling 800.544.7674 (USA), or 866.240.9991 (Canada).
SonicWALL (sonicwall.com) is committed to improving the performance and productivity of businesses of all sizes by engineering the cost and complexity out of running a secure network. Over one million SonicWALL appliances have been shipped through its global network of 10,000 channel partners to keep tens of millions of worldwide business computer users safe and in control of their data. SonicWALL's award-winning solutions include network security, secure remote access, content security, backup and recovery, and policy and management technology.
About Alternative Technology
Alternative Technology (alttech.com) is a leading specialty distributor for value-added resellers who need products and services targeted at thin-client/server-based computing, edge infrastructure, virtualization, security, and wireless markets. Driving the widespread adoption of leading-edge technologies by bridging the gaps between products and services to solve critical business problems, Alternative Technology identifies business issues that are key to its markets and offers multivendor solutions that drive demand back through its reseller partners. Alternative Technology, headquartered in Englewood, Colo., has offices in Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., Carlsbad, Calif., and Mississauga, Canada. Alternative Technology is a wholly owned subsidiary of Arrow Enterprise Computing Solutions, which is a business segment of Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE: ARW). For more information, e: sales[.]AltTech.com or call toll-free: 800.544.7674 (USA), or 866.240.9991 (Canada).
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