Westcon buys PT Netpoleon to strengthen security and unified communications portfolio


By Telecom Lead Team: Westcon Group, a distributor of
unified communications, network infrastructure, data center, and security
solutions, has acquired the business of PT Netpoleon, a distributor of
security, networking and convergence solutions in Indonesia.


Financial terms of today’s transaction were not


The acquisition strengthens Westcon’s extensive security,
networking and unified communications portfolio.  It also marks the
company’s first significant presence in Indonesia, building on Westcon’s global
footprint in the ASEAN market.


PT Netpoleon additionally provides channel partners with
a broad array of services — ranging from managed services and maintenance to
implementation and training services.


Following the acquisition, PT Netpoleon’s business will
merge into Westcon Group, trading as PT WESTCON GROUP. This business will
act as the foundation for the company’s Indonesian operations, based in
Jakarta. Edward Lim will continue to lead the Indonesian business and
manage its daily operations.


“At Westcon, one of our core strengths is a strong
and growing global footprint.  With a presence in every inhabited
continent, Westcon leads the market by offering strong local representation
backed by the power of a global infrastructure,” said Wendy O’Keeffe,
executive vice president, Asia Pacific, Westcon Group.

As one of Southeast Asia’s fastest growing economies,
the region is quickly becoming one of the world’s most important political and
economic success stories,” said Edward Lim, Founder, PT Netpoleon.


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