D-Link, MOXA tie-up to offer industrial networking solutions
Strategic alliance will see networking vendor offering industrial networking solutions to channel partners in MEA
D-Link Corporation, a provider of connectivity solutions for small, medium and large enterprise business networking, has signed a strategic business partnership with Taiwan-headquartered MOXA, a networking solutions provider, aimed at supplying the channel with industrial networking equipment.
According to the vendor, the business alliance deal with MOXA is aimed at strengthening the industrial networking solutions offering in the region.
The Dubai-based networking vendor said, D-Link and MOXA are well-known, reliable brands striving towards providing the highest-quality networking solutions, and this strategic collaboration will allow the two vendors to deepen their product portfolio and enhance the reach in specialised niche markets for factory automation, smart rail, smart grid, intelligent transportation, oil and gas, marine and mining.
Sakkeer Hussain, director, Sales and Marketing, D-Link Middle East and Africa (MEA), said the collaboration with MOXA is yet another demonstration of the company's commitment to the MEA market.
Hussain said as a vendor that has been operating in this market for over 20 years, D-Link remains committed to reinforcing its products with that of alliance partners that share the same ethos. "We are delighted about this partnership because it will benefit both our channel partners and their end user customers," he said. "With several decades of high-level expertise in the networking domain, both D-Link and MOXA are known for bringing to market quality and reliable products."
Hussain added that this collaboration will allow the two companies to deepen the product portfolio and enhance the reach in specialised niche markets. "With smart city and Internet of Things initiatives being rolled out in the region, there are a lot of opportunities that will open up in the industrial segment," he pointed out. "With a successful track record of catering to nearly every networking need, we now feel is the right time to take MOXA on board for a more extended product offering in the industrial segment."
MOXA's industrial Ethernet solutions are tailor-made to unlock automation network convergence for demanding industrial applications. With help from MOXA solutions, multiple industrial networks can be unified into a single integrated Ethernet-centric solution that includes wired, wireless, and security connectivity.