Basingstoke-based IT distributor, Ci Distribution made waves on Thursday when it announced three new new partnerships with key players in the IT industry: Brother UK, iKey, Mad Catz.
Located in Greater Manchester since 1968, Brother UK offers a range of print, scan and video conferencing solutions designed to boost efficiency for businesses across the UK. Ci Distribution will supply a range of Brother UK products, focusing on Brother’s rugged mobile printers, including its PJ-700 and RJ series, along with a wide variety of mobile label printers.
Ged Cairns, head of CIV and Mobile Business Unit, VAR, SI and Mobile at Brother UK said: “We’ve invested heavily in our mobile print solutions in recent years, launching one of the smallest thermal A4 mobile printers on the market as part of our PJ-700 series and growing our team of mobile specialists. Our approach is to work alongside customers, understand their needs and tailor our solutions to meet these. We look for innovative partners who are committed to operating in the same way, and Ci Distribution fits the bill perfectly.”
Based in Texas, iKey is an industry-renowned rugged peripherals manufacturer, renowned as the first choice for rugged computer peripherals – specifically, for the attachable FZG1-C1-V5 iKey keyboard designed exclusively for the Panasonic FZG1 tablet. Ci D will distribute their full product offering of keyboards, displays, mice and pointing devices.
iKey CEO, Steve Meyer, stated:
"We are pleased to announce this important relationship and partnership with Ci Distribution, one of the leaders and most respected companies in the global market for rugged computer peripherals. With the partnership, we will be able to reach more customers with the right products, unbeatable technical expertise and fast delivery.”
Mad Catz Interactive is a global provider of innovative interactive entertainment products marketed under its gaming and audio brands, Mad Catz and Tritton, respectively. Mad Catz products cater to gamers across multiple platforms, including in-home gaming consoles, handheld gaming consoles, Windows PC and Mac computers, smart phones, tablets and other smart devices. Ci will be supplying the tier-one gaming brand’s keyboards, mice and headsets.
Wayne George, UK Country Manager for Mad Catz said:
“Mad Catz are pleased to be partnering with CI Distribution and look forward to working together to promote and distribute both the Mad Catz and Tritton brands. We have recently released a range of PC and Audio products that we’re very excited about and are working hard to increase our presence in both these markets over the coming months so with the added focus and knowledge Ci bring to the table, we are delighted and confident of a successful alliance.”