Gigamon secures distribution agreement with Westcon

Gigamon Inc. (NYSE: GIMO) has secured a distribution agreement with Westcon, acting as a Gigamon distributor with local presence in multiple Latin American countries, the company said.

The company said the new partnership broadens the reach of existing relationships with value-added resellers (VARs) in the LATAM region through Westcon. The distribution will initially focus on Brazil, Mexico, Colombia, Argentina, Peru and Chile. Westcon and Gigamon also have alliances with security companies FireEye, Blue Coat and Check Point to facilitate security solutions.

Gigamon provides active visibility into physical and virtual network traffic, enabling stronger security solutions in the telecom service provider, banking, financial services, government and large enterprise sectors.

Westcon is a technology distributor of category solutions in security, collaboration, networking and data center, transforming the technology supply chain through its capabilities in cloud, global deployment and services.