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Redington Value signs as Splunk distributor in META

Distributor to help the vendor grow its channel presence in the region

Balakrishnan says the Splunk platform is essential for businesses needing to make analytics-based decisions.
Balakrishnan says the Splunk platform is essential for businesses needing to make analytics-based decisions.

Redington Value, the value-added arm of Redington Gulf, has signed a distribution agreement with Splunk Inc, a provider of real-time operational intelligence solutions.

In terms of the agreement, Redington Value will distribute Splunk products through its extensive network of channel partners to enterprise and government customers throughout the Middle East, Turkey and Africa (META).

Ramkumar Balakrishnan, president, Redington Value, said: "Redington Value is excited to announce its distribution partnership with Splunk. The Splunk platform delivers real-time operational intelligence, which is essential for businesses needing to make analytics-based decisions."

Balakrishnan said with data being generated everywhere, from the IT estate to the Internet of Things (IoT), it has become increasingly important to monitor, analyse and drive value from data. "Our collaboration with Splunk represents a strategic addition to our existing portfolio and supports one of our key initiatives: enabling the channel to provide cutting-edge technology to the market," Balakrishnan added.

"Splunk is pleased to work with Redington Value, one of the leading distributors in the Middle East, Turkey and Africa," said Cheryln Chin, vice president, Global Partners at Splunk. "Redington Value's regional experience, technical expertise and strong relationships across our ecosystem will help organisations leverage machine data for deeper IT and business insights."