OCTOBER 30, 2009 -- Nokia Siemens Networks has signed a value-added reseller (VAR) agreement with Avion Systems, which joins its established Channel Partner Program. Nokia Siemens Networks will work with Avion to offer products to meet the needs of a wider customer base, including Tier 3 service providers, and vertical customers, such as energy and transportation firms, across North America.
Under the VAR agreement, Avion Systems will offer Nokia Siemens Networks' wireless technologies, including radio, core, and network management offerings, as well as Carrier Ethernet and optical portfolios to customers in the utility and energy and telecommunications space.
"This partnership will create a large number of new opportunities in untapped areas for Nokia Siemens Networks in the region," says Mike Jurcy, head of value added channels, Nokia Siemens Networks. "Adding high-quality partners such as Avion Systems will enable us to provide the best solutions and service to customers across North America."
"Success in today's telecommunications industry requires market savvy, agility and solid relationships. Avion understands the direction of today's market and possesses the dexterity to adjust quickly," adds Irving Mitchell, vice president, business development, Avion Systems. "Our vision of expanding our offerings to include hardware has been enabled by the high-value relationship with Nokia Siemens Networks."