Northamber and Sharp announce a new distribution agreement

London, UK, 19th April 2018:  Leading UK distributor Northamber announced today that it has signed a distribution agreement with visual solutions experts Sharp.  The agreement will see Northamber promote Sharp’s complete range of large format displays to the UK market. 

The new distribution agreement will deliver significant benefits to UK resellers, by combining Northamber’s established industry expertise with Sharp’s growing range of product categories, which include video walls, interactive solutions, signage displays ranging from 32” to 90”, 8K monitors and more.

Phil Gaut, Director of AV at Northamber, commented: “Sharp is one of the most exciting brands in the professional display market. As an original panel manufacturer they are delivering category leadership, debuting technology such as 8K at this year’s Integrated Systems Europe (ISE). Personally I’m extremely excited to be working with the Sharp team. They have a focused and well managed route to market which, complimented by a fantastic product range, delivers an excellent opportunity for channel partners.”   

Angela Townsend, Sales Manager for Sharp Visual Solutions UK, added: “We are thrilled to announce that we have appointed Northamber as a distribution partner for our portfolio of large format displays – including the interactive BIG PAD range which has seen phenomenal growth over the past 2 years.  Northamber join us at a pivotal time, as our continued focus on product innovation delivers increased choice for resellers. Northamber will add significant value to this growing portfolio with their expert approach and specialist knowledge of the AV sector.”

Northamber will offer Sharp solutions from the 19th April 2018.

For Sharp PR enquires 
Kate Lawson
Tel: +44 (0)20 3176 4700
Email: sharpuk@kaizo.co.uk

For Northamber PR enquiries 
Phil Gaut
Tel: +44 (0)7501 228777
Email: pgt@northamber.com


About Sharp Business Systems UK

Sharp Business Systems UK plc (SBSUK) is a division of Sharp Electronics Europe, which offers a unique portfolio of award-winning document management and display solutions to help organisations transform the way they engage with information. Sharp’s industry-leading MFPs and large production systems sit at the heart of integrated applications for digital transformation, while our display solutions include innovative video walls, digital signage displays and interactive flat panel displays for collaborative presentations. Our mission is to develop new products that support individual expression; creating life enhancing experiences that let you be original. For further information, please visit www.sharp.co.uk.

Posted: Thursday, April 19, 2018

Northamber VIP Solutions Event

Join us at Brooklands Hotel and Mercedes World, on May 18th to learn how to address these and other topical issues that are top of SMB customers’ to-do lists. Northamber have assembled key vendors and consultants to explain all this and more to our SMB VIP Club members.

During this informative and fun day you’ll have the chance to hear from (and “speed date”) key vendors from the industry and hear a keynote speech on the latest in IT security trends from Sue Gilkes of CompTIA.

In addition to seeing and hearing from the vendors you’ll be able to participate in three panel discussions:

1. Life after the GDPR implementation deadline - now we’ve rushed to be compliant, what happens next, the opportunities and challenges.

2. The fight against Ransomware, the role of Disaster Recovery and the opportunity in SMB.

3. How the shift to Managed services presents new profit options to the reseller community

For more details and to register click here.

Posted: Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Northamber and JBL announce a new partnership

London, UK, 16th April 2018:  Leading UK distributor Northamber announced today that they have signed a distribution agreement with audio experts JBL.  The agreement will see Northamber promote the heritage audio brand into its core target markets of classroom and meeting room.

Phil Gaut Director of AV at Northamber believes “Within the JBL range there are some core products that can significantly enhance the classroom experience.  ‘Control One’ speakers bring a studio quality sound to classroom and the ‘BAR Series’ speakers are a perfect addition to any classroom display”.

Reece Cummings Head of Sales Harman Consumer UK, added “We are very excited to be working with Northamber to bring a portfolio of JBL audio to the education market. We have a long history of delivering audio excellence to a wide array of audiences, from music venues to in-car entertainment, cinema sound to immersive home listening, and we believe that with this partnership we can help to add real value to the education environment”

Northamber will offer JBL solutions from the 16th April 2018.

For JBL PR enquires - Mark Hockey +44 (0)1707 668352

 For Northamber PR enquiries - Phil Gaut +44 (0)7501 228777

About Northamber

Northamber is the longest established and one of the largest independent UK, trade-only distributors in the technology industry, with over 5,500 actively trading resellers. The AIM listed company celebrated it’s 37th anniversary. Northamber prides itself on its value-add distribution model, delivering complete solutions supported by specialist sales, marketing, product and technical teams. This approach helps resellers to get the support they need to be able to sell a complete, joined up solution whilst minimising delivery, admin and other associated costs and inconveniences of dealing with multiple distributors.

For more information, please visit www.northamber.com 

About Harman

HARMAN (harman.com) designs and engineers connected products and solutions for automakers, consumers, and enterprises worldwide, including connected car systems, audio and visual products, enterprise automation solutions; and services supporting the Internet of Things.  With leading brands including AKG®, Harman Kardon®, Infinity®, JBL®, Lexicon®, Mark Levinson® and Revel®, HARMAN is admired by audiophiles, musicians and the entertainment venues where they perform around the world. More than 50 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with HARMAN audio and connected car systems. Our software services power billions of mobile devices and systems that are connected, integrated and secure across all platforms, from work and home to car and mobile. HARMAN has a workforce of approximately 30,000 people across the Americas, Europe, and Asia. In March 2017, HARMAN became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd

Posted: Monday, April 16, 2018

Northamber & Philips supporting Make A Wish

Lee Rudd, from Philips UK, is running the London Marathon to raise money for Make A Wish. 

Northamber is proud to be supporting Lee, by donating 1% of all Philips product sales, this quarter, to the Make a Wish campaign.

Find out more about our extensive range of Philips Pro Displays, including Digital Signage, Video Walls and Hospitality TV. Talk to our AV team on 020 8296 7399 or visit www.northamber.com/philips

Posted: Thursday, April 12, 2018

Northamber & Parallels Webinar - Register Now!

Free for our resellers: 10am on Tuesday 27th March - register now!

Northamber have linked up with Parallels to provide their Remote Application Server (RAS), a comprehensive virtual application and desktop delivery solution that allows employees to access and use applications and data from any device.

Parallels RAS is seamless and easy to deploy, configure, and maintain, Parallels RAS supports Microsoft RDS, Citrix XenServer, VMware ESXi, Microsoft Hyper-V, Nutanix Acropolis (AHV), and KVM.

Virtual application and desktop delivery can be complex and expensive — unless you are one of thousands of businesses that use Parallels Remote Application Server to remotely deliver applications and desktops to their employees.

Find out more about this exciting and new profitable opportunity. You can register for the free webinar at here.

For more details on Parallels talk to the experts at Northamber on 020 8296 7015.

Posted: Thursday, March 15, 2018

Join WatchGuard to find out how their Total Security Suite will help you become GDPR ready.

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is comprehensive, critical to data security, and coming VERY soon.  

Results from WatchGuard’s recent worldwide survey on GDPR readiness indicate that many businesses are waiting…but for what? 

Organisations with employees or customers in the EU must be GDPR ready by May 25, 2018 or potentially face fines in the millions. 

With a comprehensive list of requirements and a diminishing window of time, prioritising these compliance efforts have never been more important. Join WatchGuard Sales Director, Jon-Marc Wilkinson at 10am on Friday 9th March for a crash course on the GDPR essentials and how to get started now towards readiness. 

You can register for the webinar here.

Posted: Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Northamber announce new distribution partnership with Signagelive

Northamber and Signagelive are delighted to announce a new partnership, which will promote the Signagelive platform within the UK.   

Northamber is one of the UK’s largest value-add distributors with a thirty-seven year heritage.  The agreement will see Northamber offering Signagelive’s digital signage solutions to its base of 5,000+ resellers.  Phil Gaut Director of Audio Visual at Northamber believes “Signagelive is a powerful, efficient and simple to deploy solution which complements our existing partnership with Philips Professional Display.  Northamber have invested significantly in AV over recent months including the appointment of Gurjit Bains who will support Signagelive amongst other solutions as our Technical Product Manager”.  Northamber is ideally positioned to support both traditional AV resellers and the growing opportunity for AV solutions in the SMB and VAR community.    

Jason Cremins Founder and CEO at Signagelive added “Our team are impressed with the vision and solution focus that Phil and the Northamber team has for their Audio Visual division. Northamber are uniquely placed to make digital signage accessible to their extensive IT reseller base and we look forward to Signagelive being central to their strategy and success”

Northamber will offer Signagelive solutions from the 1st February 2018.

For Northamber PR enquiries                                   For Signagelive PR enquiries
Phil Gaut                                                                        Sue Duncan
Tel: +44 (0)7501 228777                                              Tel: +44 (0) 1799 611562
Email: pgt@northamber.com                                    Email: suzanne@signagelive.com


About Northamber

Northamber is the longest established and one of the largest independent UK, trade-only distributors in the technology industry, with over 5,500 actively trading resellers.  The AIM listed company celebrated its 37th anniversary. Northamber prides itself on its value-add distribution model, delivering complete solutions supported by specialist sales, marketing, product and technical teams. This approach helps resellers to get the support they need to be able to sell a complete joined up solution whilst minimising delivery, admin and other associated costs and inconveniences of dealing with multiple distributors.

About Signagelive:

Signagelive’s digital signage platform is used globally by over 1,900 organisations to manage their networks. Supplying digital signage software and services to multiple markets including retail, education, and hospitality, to over 46 countries across EMEA, Americas and Asia Pacific. Its innovative technology media playback software is written in HTML5, is cloud-based and is compatible with an unrivalled number of display screens, mobile devices and video wall display systems.

Posted: Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Avocor and Northamber announce exclusive distribution agreement in the UK

London, UK, 22nd January 2018:  Leading UK distributor Northamber announced today that they have signed a partnership agreement with collaborative display specialists, Avocor, distributing the full Avocor product portfolio across the UK.

Mark Mason, VP of Sales, commented “We have had an incredible last 12 months with fantastic response to our solutions in education and corporate and we want to build on this success in the years ahead. Northamber is the ideal partner to enable this objective to become a reality. Their AV team are professional, committed and passionate about providing the very best experience for their partners and vendors, values that we share at Avocor and we are all incredibly excited about the partnership and the future ahead.”

Phil Gaut, Director of Audio Visual at Northamber added “The launch of Avocor is part of our controlled development into the AV market, our passion is to sell a portfolio of brands which bring something different to the market and are ambitious. Avocor’s Windows centric solution, product quality, and channel-only route to market make for an exciting new partnership to kick start 2018.”

Northamber will offer Avocor solutions from the 1st February 2018.

About Avocor

Avocor creates award winning, market-leading collaborative technology designed to enhance every meeting environment. With Headquarters in Surrey, UK and Portland, Oregon in the US, Avocor are dedicated to delivering solutions on a global scale that provide an unrivalled experience for our customers through an extensive and experienced partner network. 

For more information, please visit www.avocor.com

Posted: Monday, January 22, 2018