SINGAPORE, April 14, 2015 – Ricoh today announced it has signed an agreement to become a Regional APAC KEMPCenter Partner with KEMP Technologies, one of the leading full-featured load balancer software providers.
As a KEMPCenter partner, the highest level of accreditation for KEMP resellers, Ricoh will receive a number of benefits including: sales and implementation training and support, marketing support, account management, complimentary software licenses, services revenues and lead generation program support.
“Ricoh’s partner appointment status reflects its high level of knowledge and experience in the load balancing and ADC market, as well as a strong commitment to pre- and post-sales support for its customers,” said Norbert Kiss, Vice President Asia Pacific, KEMP Technologies. “We are delighted to recognize Ricoh as a KEMPCenter partner and have been impressed by the company’s commitment to working alongside customers to deliver tailored solutions that meet their specific needs. We look forward to continuing to work in partnership with the organization throughout the region to help drive the best possible business outcomes for customers.”
KEMP helps businesses grow by providing 24/7 infrastructure availability, better web performance and secure operations while streamlining IT costs. Ricoh plans to deploy KEMP solutions at several flagship customer sites and provide their customers an end-to-end cost-effective solution alongside other complementary products.
"We are excited about the strategic partnership with KEMP Technologies. Through KEMP's leadership in load balancing and high availability technologies, Ricoh is now able to provide further competitive advantage and, at the same time, cost reduction to our clients. Coupled with our regional network of service centers located across key geographies, our customers in Asia can be better served and supported by our experienced, highly skilled KEMP certified engineers." said Tony Muroiwa, General Manager of Product & Solution Marketing Division in Ricoh Asia Pacific.
A core team at Ricoh will be aligned to KEMP and will work closely with the distributor’s existing commercial and SMB sales force to support customers located all throughout the Asia Pacific region.
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Ricoh is a global technology company specializing in office imaging equipment, production print solutions, document management systems and IT services. Headquartered in Tokyo, Ricoh Group operates in about 200 countries and regions. In the financial year ending March 2014, Ricoh Group had worldwide sales of 2,195 billion yen based on the IFRS accounting standard (approx. 21.3 billion USD).
The majority of the company's revenue comes from products, solutions and services that improve the interaction between people and information. Ricoh also produces award-winning digital cameras and specialized industrial products. It is known for the quality of its technology, the exceptional standard of its customer service and sustainability initiatives.
Under its corporate tagline, imagine. change. Ricoh helps companies transform the way they work and harness the collective imagination of their employees.