Attachmate Corporation appoints Arrow Electronics as distributor; looking to sign proactive resellers

17 June 2014

Attachmate Corporation today announces the appointment of Arrow Electronics as a new distributor in the UK as part of a partner recruitment drive as it looks to grow its channel footprint.

Arrow is already a UK distributor for the other three brands that make up The Attachmate Group – NetIQ, Novell and SUSE. By working with Arrow, the Attachmate Corporation will be helping those customers looking to integrate their existing systems with emerging technologies.

David Ellis, director of strategy, Arrow ECS UK & Ireland comments: “We are very pleased to be appointed as a UK distributor by Attachmate, not least because this makes Arrow the only distributor to act for all four Attachmate Group brands in in the UK. This latest appointment is a ringing endorsement of our capabilities as a distributor, and we are very much looking forward to getting out there in the market and talking to our customers about the Attachmate product portfolio.”

Barry Davis, sales director UK, Attachmate, comments: “This is a strategic partnership developed for the long term and designed to provide more choice to resellers, as well as catering for VARs, cloud services providers, MSPs and system integrators of all shapes and sizes. The market for our products is rapidly evolving, and Arrow’ expertise will be invaluable as we present our new portfolio in what is a very exciting and challenging time for the enterprise IT space.

To find out more about Attachmate Corporation’s channel programme, please call 01344 724 000 or email To speak with Attachmate specialists within Arrow please email

About Attachmate Corporation

For 30 years, Attachmate has been delivering essential business information to the right users, in the right formats, via the right devices. Today, Attachmate software runs on 19 million desktops and mobile devices—across industries ranging from financial services, healthcare, and government to retail, travel, and manufacturing. Built to integrate existing systems and emerging technologies, our products help organisations worldwide put their IT assets to work in new and meaningful ways.

About Arrow

Arrow Electronics ( is a global provider of products, services and solutions to industrial and commercial users of electronic components and enterprise computing solutions. Arrow serves as a supply channel partner for more than 100,000 original equipment manufacturers, contract manufacturers and commercial customers through a global network of more than 460 locations in 58 countries.

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