Arrow and Puppet partner on EMEA distribution

Arrow Electronics has announced a new distribution deal with infrastructure automation provider Puppet as part of a cunning plan to widen its channel across Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

Arrow said the move would create new opportunities for customers to mix leading vendor products with other enterprise automation systems.

Puppet’s Enterprise offering allows companies to deliver and manage almost any infrastructure at scale in a single platform with or without agents It enables the continuous enforcement of security and compliance policies, the firm says.

According to Puppet, more than 40,000 companies – including 75 percent of the Fortune 100 – rely on its technology and related products for automating infrastructure and application delivery.

In addition to its Enterprise solution, Arrow will distribute Puppet Remediate, which helps IT operations teams prioritise and remediate security vulnerabilities faster and at scale. The agreement will also see channel firms gain access to Nebula – Puppet’s latest solution for automation of cloud-native applications and infrastructure.

Alexis Brabant, vice president sales of Arrow’s EMEA enterprise computing solutions business. said: “Puppet managed to become an industry standard that works across all infrastructures and vertical businesses. We look forward to working with Puppet as we are increasing our focus on IT automation and secure DevOps in our overall solutions mix for both on-premise and multi-cloud environments.”