Ingram Micro Becomes First Wholesaler to Distribute GoLive CyberStudio in the U.S.; Will Also Distribute in Canada and Latin America
SANTA ANA, Calif., Aug. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Ingram Micro Inc., (NYSE:IM)
the world's leading wholesale distributor of technology products and services, and GoLive Systems Inc., announced today that the companies have signed an agreement making Ingram Micro the first wholesaler to distribute GoLive CyberStudio software in the U.S. Ingram Micro will also distribute the software throughout Canada and Latin America.
Al Mann, Ingram Micro's vice president of purchasing, said, "We are proud to offer GoLive CyberStudio software to our resellers. GoLive CyberStudio allows the Web author to utilize multimedia features easily to create and manage a professional-quality Web site -- without performing HTML programming."
"Solid distribution is a key step in building a successful sales channel," said Nilofer Merchant-Statton, vice president of worldwide sales for GoLive Systems. "With Ingram Micro as our partner, GoLive is able to focus its strengths on key initiatives -- channel marketing, training, and market development -- that will drive product sell-through."
The distribution agreement between Ingram Micro and GoLive provides a winning combination for the channel. In addition, GoLive is drumming up user and reseller demand through their GoLive Alliance programs including a 24-city roadshow, training, lead qualification and promotional campaigns.
About GoLive Systems, Inc.
Founded in 1996, GoLive Systems, Inc. is a privately-held company located in Menlo Park, California. GoLive's mission is to create software that lets people use the Internet as an effective medium for professional publishing and communications. Its first software product, GoLive CyberStudio, is the professional solution for visual layout, HTML source code editing, and Web site management. CyberStudio has been hailed as the best way to design a Web site. For more information visit GoLive's web site at http://www.golive.com/ or call 800-554-6638.
About Ingram Micro Inc.
Ingram Micro Inc., headquartered in Santa Ana, Calif., posted 1996 sales of $12 billion. The company operates in 19 countries and distributes more than 36,000 products to more than 100,000 resellers in 120 countries. Ingram Micro can be found on the World Wide Web at http://www.ingrammicro.com/.
Source: GoLive Systems Inc.
CONTACT: Cindy Vergets Ragland of Ingram Micro Inc., 714-566-1000, ext.
3364, or firstname.lastname@example.org; or Nicole DeMeo Overson of GoLive
Systems, Inc., 415-463-1583, or email@example.com