SOURCE: Opengear


June 24, 2014 09:00 ET

Opengear Welcomes MicroAge as a Premier Partner to Expand Remote Out-of-Band Management

Highest Partnership Level Is Given to the Well-Established Provider of IT Solutions

SANDY, UT--(Marketwired - Jun 24, 2014) -  Opengear (, a leading provider of critical infrastructure management solutions through advanced console servers, remote management, monitoring, and cellular out-of-band products, today announced that it has elevated its relationship with MicroAge ( to the Premier Partnership level.

MicroAge joins a select group of Opengear partners to receive the Premier designation, a testament to the company's deep technical knowledge and successful work providing innovative IT solutions to its many clients. The two companies will continue to work together to provide efficient out-of-band access to companies' data centers and other critical remote infrastructures.

"The strength of our Partnership stems from a combination of Opengear's continued drive to innovate around remote management technology and MicroAges's strong team of tech-savvy consultants who focus on creating solid client solutions," said Gary Marks, President, Opengear. "We are happy to announce MicroAge as a Premier Partner and look forward to continuing to provide their clients with unmatched out-of-band solutions."

"Opengear's constant developments in remote infrastructure management and monitoring have been crucial in creating future-proof client solutions," said Rick Budd, Sr. Account Executive at MicroAge. "Opengear technology gives our clients reduced mean time to repair when networks falter and extends the mean time between failures. I have a financial industry client with Opengear equipment deployed at every one of their 32 branches. We look forward to their ongoing advances in the industry."

About Opengear

Founded in 2004, Opengear designs, manufactures and delivers the most feature-rich, cost-effective, flexible solutions for secure remote infrastructure management. With Opengear, companies can access and manage mission critical systems, devices and equipment remotely and securely, even if the network is down, to save costs and maximize business continuity. The company is headquartered in Sandy, Utah, has substantial operations in the UK and Australia, and sales partners worldwide. For more information, please visit

About MicroAge

MicroAge is a leading provider of information technology solutions and services headquartered in Tempe, Arizona. Ranked #185 on the CRN Solutions Provider 500 list, the company serves clients from the data center to the desktop with technology from industry-leading suppliers. MicroAge's tech-savvy account executives are experts at assisting clients with selecting IT solutions that best meet their unique requirements. The company possesses a vast sourcing capability which enables them to deliver on the most challenging of procurement requests. MicroAge is a well-known name and a respected industry pioneer with a heritage of industry innovation spanning five decades.