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DC gets exclusive deal

Quantum signs up Distribution Central as its exclusive distributor in New Zealand

Distribution Central and Quantum have signed a deal that sees DC becoming the data protection and big data solutions vendor's exclusive distributor in New Zealand, the companies have announced.

“Our NZ partners have always been able to leverage our channel services such as certification training, pre-sales technical support, staging and configuration, but they can now further benefit from our exclusive partnership with Quantum,” says Nick Verykios, managing director, Distribution Central.

“Exclusivity protects DC’s efforts in supporting and nourishing Quantum’s channel and allows partners to benefit from full access to our SaaS tools such as asset and product lifecycle management through Annuity Systems (powered by,” he adds.

The distributor also offers Quantum’s NZ partners cross-sell opportunities available through complementary vendors including NetApp, with which DC also has an exclusive partnership in ANZ.

“Distribution Central has a comprehensive reach into the New Zealand market. As part of our continued relationship with Distribution Central, we chose to partner solely in NZ on the basis of its solid understanding of data protection and big data, so it is well placed to deliver best-of-breed support for partners navigating these complexities,” says Adrian Sharkey, country manager ANZ, Quantum.

The sole distribution agreement will come into effect on July 1.