Hartco Inc.

Hartco Inc.

February 09, 2012 16:00 ET

Hartco Announces Alliance with N-able Technologies

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Feb. 9, 2012) - Hartco Distribution, a subsidiary of Hartco Inc. (TSX:HCI), a leader in the Canadian information technology business for more than 30 years, has announced a new alliance with N-able Technologies®.

As part of the new alliance, N-able will expand its reach into the Canadian marketplace and gain direct access to Hartco Distribution's network of IT solution providers, including Metafore and MicroAge. Furthermore, the alliance will enable Hartco and its affiliates to benefit from N-able's 100% IT Coverage model, innovative programs, and vast sales and marketing resources to deliver managed services to a growing number of organizations across Canada.

"Hartco is poised to play a pivotal role in N-able's targeted growth within Canada," says JP Jauvin, president and chief operating officer, N-able Technologies. "We have high expectations for strong adoption of N-central within the Hartco community and look forward to helping MicroAge and Metafore build and refine their managed services businesses to ensure greater profitability, higher levels of technician productivity and improved customer service."

"Hartco is pleased to offer N-able's industry leading remote monitoring and management automation solutions to MicroAge and Metafore to accelerate the growth of their managed services practices," says Patrick Waid, Hartco's president and chief operating officer. "N-able's partner enablement, dedication to channel sales and proven technical advantages will give our members MicroAge and Metafore enhanced capabilities to deliver valuable managed IT services to organizations of every size across Canada."

About Hartco Distribution

Hartco Distribution, a subsidiary of Hartco Inc. (TSX:HCI), is Canada's largest franchisor of IT solution providers and value-added resellers (VARs) with 50 locations operating under the names of MicroAge and Metafore from coast to coast.

About Hartco Inc.

Hartco Inc. (TSX:HCI) has been a leader in the Canadian information technology business for more than thirty years. Through its operating divisions, which together include 50 locations across Canada, Hartco Inc. delivers information technology solutions to private and public sector organizations of every size. For more information, please visit www.hartco.com.

About N-able Technologies

N-able Technologies is the global leader in remote monitoring and management automation solutions for managed service providers (MSPs) and IT departments. N-able's award-winning N-central® software and complementary toolsets are proven to reduce IT support costs, improve network performance and increase productivity through the proactive monitoring, management and optimization of IP-enabled devices and IT infrastructure. N-central features an industry-first freemium model that drives down the cost of remote management and accelerates the mass adoption of managed services. With offices in North America, the U.K., the Netherlands and Australia, N-able is 100% channel-friendly and maintains strategic partnerships with Microsoft, Intel, IBM, CA, Cisco and APC, among others. www.n-able.com

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