Bosch signs distribution agreement with Ingram Micro

Ingram Micro customers will now have access to Bosch products for communications, video surveillance, intrusion detection and access control



FAIRPORT, N.Y. – Bosch Security Systems, Inc. has signed a new agreement with Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE:IM) to make its products available to the distributor’s channel partners in the U.S. Customers of Ingram Micro’s Physical Security business unit will now have access to Bosch’s broad portfolio of products and systems for communications, video surveillance, intrusion detection and access control.

“The rapid adoption of IP-based systems is driving new opportunities for IT resellers and systems integrators to expand their offerings to include physical security and communications solutions for their customers,” said Jeremy Hockham, President of Sales – Americas, Bosch Security Systems, Inc. “As a result of this agreement, more businesses will benefit from the unique features and reliable performance that our systems deliver; and, our channel partners will gain access to Ingram Micro’s robust training resources and vast knowledge and experience in IP technology, integration and data storage.”

The Ingram Micro Physical Security business unit makes it easier for IT resellers and traditional security dealers to transition to IP security technology, and to sell and service complete, customized video surveillance, communications, intrusion detection and access control systems. The distributor offers solutions for a number of markets, including small- and medium-sized businesses, retail, education, government, and more. Training programs include hands-on physical security workshops, boot camps and solution summits.

“Physical security is a high growth category for Ingram Micro and our channel partners that spans across many vertical market and scales from SMB to enterprise,” says Tom Burns, director, Ingram Micro Physical Security Business Unit, North America. “We’re thrilled to bring Bosch’s broad portfolio of products and systems for communications, video surveillance, intrusion detection and access control to our channel partners in the U.S. and look forward to expanding Bosch reach within the IT channel.”