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NetFortris and Westcon-Comstor Sign North American Agreement

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Partnership enables technology resellers to better support today’s leading enterprises’ increasing demand for cloud communication solutions

SAN FRANCISCO and Tarrytown, N.Y. – December 8, 2016 – NetFortris Inc. and Westcon-Comstor have signed a North American agreement giving technology resellers greater access to award-winning cloud communications, security and networking solutions. The move underscores escalating demand by enterprises of all sizes for greater scalability, infrastructure optimization and cost savings of their communications systems. By 2020, hosted VoIP and UC market revenue is expected to reach $13 billion with seats totaling 74 million, according to global information firm IHS

“The hyper convergence of technologies across the enterprise creates unprecedented opportunity for IT services companies,” said Barat Dickman vice president and general manager of the Westcon-Comstor Unified Communications and Collaboration Solutions Practice. “There are so many options available in the market, it can be difficult for CIOs to truly discern the overall advantages. With NetFortris, our customers are better able to design unique communication configurations built on proven technologies.”

Both NetFortris and Westcon-Comstor bring more than two decades enterprise communications, networking and security solutions to the partnership. Westcon-Comstor is widely known and awarded for its acumen in enterprise communication and security services, and has risen to become one of the premier cloud consulting entities by providing hands on support and excellent service. Through this partnership Westcon-Comstor customers can offer enterprises the full NetFortris portfolio of security, networking and communications products.  

NetFortris Market Leading Unified Communication-as-a-Service Solutions

NetFortris offers a variety of communication solutions from basic cloud-based voice to advanced, cloud-based Unified Communications and Collaboration services.  Designed for the multi-site enterprise, NetFortris Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) is designed to deliver a wide array of capabilities that each provides measurable benefits in productivity, cost savings and IT efficiency. NetFortris UCaaS gives Westcon-Comstor customers the ability to meet customer needs by: 

  • Consolidating multi-site enterprise communications into one cohesive communications platform 
  • Reducing total cost of ownership by eliminating expensive on-premise PBX architecture and service
  • Simplifying communications administration and management
  • Avoiding ongoing maintenance of critical network and communications technology
  • Scaling quickly and cost effectively
  • Relying on carrier-grade communications hardware, phones
  • Selecting from simple to feature-rich communications services
  • Reducing IT overhead and eliminate communications-related capital expenditures  


Unifying Business Needs

The Westcon-Comstor Unified Communications and Collaboration Practice enables vendors and solution providers to deliver and create seamless interactions anytime, anywhere. With a unique physical and digital distribution network, the Westcon-Comstor UCC Practice extends its partners’ global reach while providing the local expertise to successfully navigate worldwide opportunities. The practice also helps solution providers and vendors grow by offering vendor-authorized training programs, business-extending lifecycle and professional services, and future-forward enablement tools. 

The Westcon-Comstor UCC Practice maintains a strong portfolio of technology-leading and emerging vendors delivering the solutions end users need to connect, create and evolve. In addition to its UCC Practice, Westcon-Comstor also offers worldwide capabilities in Cloud, Global Deployment and Services, and category-leading Security, Networking and Data Center technology practices. 

“Westcon-Comstor is a proven leader in security, collaboration, networking and datacenter solutions with an extensive network of customer and customer relationships across the U.S.,” said D.J. Kreft, NetFortris executive vice president of sales. “Adding NetFortris security, networking and communication solutions to the Westcon-Comstor family of solutions will bring our market-leading products and services to more enterprise customers than ever before.  We are pleased to be selected by Westcon-Comstor and look forward to working with them to bring important solutions to market in the future.”


About Westcon-Comstor

Westcon-Comstor (WestconGroup Inc.) is a value-added technology distributor of category-leading solutions in Security, Collaboration, Networking and Data Center. The company is transforming the technology supply chain through its capabilities in Cloud, Global Deployment and Services. Westcon-Comstor combines expert technical and market knowledge with industry-leading partner enablement programs. Westcon-Comstor delivers results together through its deep partner relationships. The company goes to market under the Westcon and Comstor brands.


About NetFortris

NetFortris provides secure cloud-based voice and data communications solutions, hosted productivity and specialized applications for enterprises of all sizes. The NetFortris Cloud Solutions Platform, a proprietary cloud services management and analytics platform, provides the foundation for all NetFortris services, and delivers security, analytics, and integrated management for simple, scalable and highly secure cloud communications operations. NetFortris is based San Francisco, California, and serves its customers with its carrier-grade MPLS network, business and communications applications, and expert service. NetFortris products are available directly from NetFortris, or through our network of skilled telecom customer partners and resellers. For more information, please visit, email, or call 888-469-5100. 


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Kelli Tejada

Scott Campbell
CommCentric (for Westcon-Comstor)