OREM, Utah, March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- PowerQuest Corporation was selected by Ingram Micro to join their Partnership America Program. Ingram Micro Inc., which currently distributes PowerQuest's software utility products to the retail market, will now also distribute the professional license to federal, state and local government sectors.
PowerQuest manufactures PartitionMagic, a utility that allows enterprise users to partition their hard disk on the fly without destroying data. "Experience has shown that large government entities can save massive amounts of time and money in many situations, such as operating systems migration," says Richard Hill, Government Accounts Manager at PowerQuest.
Ingram Micro will also distribute PowerQuest's new product, DriveCopy, announced last month and available in April. DriveCopy will allow users to easily copy all their data and system information from their old hard drive to a new hard drive.
"PowerQuest is proud to partner with Ingram Micro in distributing PartitionMagic and DriveCopy to one of the most dynamic markets - government information technology," Hill continues. "Ingram Micro has a reputation of excellence and value-added service which will only add to the current growth and success of our products in this market."
According to Curt Cornell, Director of Ingram Micro's Government Division, "We are dedicated to providing quality software utility programs to our customers. The Ingram Micro-PowerQuest agreement forms a partnership committed to offering the latest hard-disk technology to the government market."
Ingram Micro's Partnership America Program provides systems integrators, resellers and value-added resellers (VARs) the tools they need to build successful relationships with government clients. Since its inception in 1995, Ingram Micro's Government Division has signed on 165 vendors serving the federal, state and local government arena.
Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE:IM)
, headquartered in Santa Ana, Calif., is the world's largest wholesale distributor of technology products and services, with 1996 sales of $12 billion. The company operates in 19 countries and distributes more than 36,000 products to over 100,000 resellers in 120 countries.
PowerQuest develops, markets and supports hard-disk utility software. The company's flagship product, PartitionMagic allows users to increase usable disk space, manage multiple operating systems, and organize and protect data. For more information, see PowerQuest's homepage at http://www.powerquest.com/, call (800) 379-2566, or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Source: PowerQuest Corp.
CONTACT: Christina Openshaw of PowerQuest, 801-226-8977, ext. 218