Lan 1 buys Blue Sky Industries

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Lan 1 buys Blue Sky Industries
The company, which has been in existence for 29 years, has customers in the federal and state government, military, commercial customers such asWestpac and ANZ, and SME's with security needs.

BSI currently provides service through its engineering team based across Australia. Lan 1 will now fast track its service offerings to its existing reseller channel.

"As part of the transition, all BSI technical staff will be brought over to Lan 1,’ said John Hamill, Lan 1 technical director

“The BSI engineering team will more than double the capabilities of the current Lan 1 technical department, enabling 24x7 support, next business day onsite services as well as a range of professional services.”

According to Hamill, services will be available for all the Lan 1 vendors involved in IP Security inclduing Fortinet, SonicWALL and Proofpoint, IP Networking, Motorola Enterprise Mobility business, IP Storage from Overland Storage as well as all the vendors Blue Sky represents.

"I am very impressed with Lan 1's strong management team and the detailed due diligence it has conducted on Blue Sky Industries,” added Hamill.

He said he was looking forward to continuing its services to existing customers as well as servicing Lan 1’s enterprise resellers.

"Lan 1 has been focusing heavily on improving its national pre and post-sales capabilities and BSI's existing infrastructure supports this," said Christo Simeonoff, chief technical officer, Blue Sky Industries.

"Lan 1's commitment to its SMB, SME and Enterprise reseller base is further demonstrated by this investment.

"The reseller community is always evaluating its partnership with their distributor of choice and I hope they will choose Lan 1 as their prefer Value-Added Distributor,” he added.

“A number of vendors including Reflex and Array Networks will also be transitioned to Lan 1. Lan 1 is very excited to be working with these new vendors, particularly in the growing VMware space where Reflex is the market leading security and management solution." said Daniel Lee, managing
director, Lan 1.
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