From 8/19/2019

New Value Added Distributor will strengthen ALE WLAN offer in Switzerland

ALE and BOLL will position the Alcatel-Lucent OmniAccess® Stellar range prominently in the Swiss market

Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise and BOLL sign partnership agreement

Collaboration strengthens secure and flexible WLAN Alcatel-Lucent OmniAccess® Stellar solution in Swiss market

[ZURICH, SWITZERLAND - 19 August 2019] — Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise (ALE), the global enterprise communications solutions and services provider, has signed with a new Value Added Distributor for Switzerland. BOLL Engineering AG (BOLL) is one of the leaders in the Swiss channel business. Together, the companies will offer future-proof WLAN solutions to resellers and end customers, while expanding the reseller base.

Working with ALE enables BOLL to enrich its security portfolio with Stellar, a flexible and highly secure WLAN solution. The well-known Zurich-based Business Partner can now also provide its clients with Cloud-based network management and secure BYOD and guest management solutions, along with new flexible CAPEX/OPEX financial models. “Partnering with ALE was a natural step for us,” says Thomas Boll, CEO at BOLL, “their solutions complement our existing offer and strengthen our security offering. We now have a complete portfolio that greatly benefits our clients”.

For ALE, the agreement will position the Stellar range prominently in the Swiss market and increase the company’s market presence and availability in the country. According to Christian Doleschal, ALE Channel Sales Leader for Austria and Switzerland, “BOLL enhances the ALE portfolio with its market-proven solutions and services. Their highly skilled employees can integrate, support and maintain our WLAN portfolio for the indirect resellers. Together we will address new market segments and resellers in Switzerland.”

About BOLL
Founded in 1988, the IT company BOLL Engineering AG is one of the leading addresses in the Swiss channel business. The value-added distributor for IT security products sells pioneering solutions in the areas of network and mail security, identity and access management and server load balancing. BOLL offers its channel partners comprehensive services that go far beyond the usual distribution support. The pre-sales and post-sales services provided exclusively by experienced and competent employees range from tailor-made marketing and sales services to business development, technical and logistics services and top-class training in the company's own "Premier Authorized Training Center" (ATC). The free tech support provided exclusively by qualified engineers to the channel partners is a groundbreaking feature. The continuously growing company BOLL is privately owned and employs around 40 people at its headquarters in Wettingen and at its Lausanne branch.
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Partnering with ALE was a natural step for us. Their solutions complement our existing offer and strengthen our security offering. We now have a complete portfolio that greatly benefits our clients.

Thomas Boll, CEO, BOLL

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