Fluke Networks announces strategic sales and marketing partnership with Keating Technologies

Markham, ON – Fluke Networks, a global provider of innovative network test and monitoring solutions, today announced a new sales partnership with Keating Technologies to drive continued growth of Fluke’s Canadian business, with an emphasis on the IT channel.

Fluke Networks, a subsidiary of Fluke Corporation, the world leader in the manufacture, distribution and service of electronic test tools and software, offers best of breed solutions that span network deployment, network performance management and troubleshooting, as well as security and performance monitoring. Fluke Networks solutions are trusted by network professionals to help them deploy, manage and troubleshoot business critical networks in agencies, enterprises and carriers around the world, and by 98 of the Fortune 100 Companies.

“With Keating’s more than 25 years of channel expertise and national presence, we are excited to work with them to expand the sales and reach of Fluke Networks’ suite of products through their distributor and reseller partners,” explained Eric Corej, National Sales Director for Fluke Networks Canada. “This national and exclusive agreement with Keating will allow us to integrate their channel expertise with our own sales team to drive additional growth and better serve our customers.”

The core customer segments for Fluke Networks include enterprises, Datacom Installers and Communication Service Providers. On the enterprise side Fluke Networks provides hardware and software for diagnostics, analysis, monitoring and reporting of network and application performance for both wired and wireless networks. Datacom Installers need the certification and test solutions that ensure copper and fibre cable meets standards, performs to specifications and supports business-critical applications. Communications Service Providers require solutions for the installation, troubleshooting, maintenance, network qualification, service assurance and customer care for telecommunications.

“Fluke Networks’ industry-leading network deployment, performance management, troubleshooting, as well as security and performance monitoring solutions are without question best in class. We see these as invaluable tools for organizations to ensure secure and reliable network performance,” said Larry J. Keating, President and CEO of Keating Technologies. “Our advanced IT solution providers will enhance their services value and increase their margins with these tools. We are very proud and excited to bring these solutions to our longstanding IT relationships.”

About Fluke Networks
Fluke Networks is a global provider of innovative network test and monitoring solutions. Leading enterprises and service providers trust Fluke Networks’ products and expertise to help solve today’s toughest issues and emerging challenges in data centers, mobility, unified communications and WLAN security. Fluke Networks provides innovative solutions for the installation and certification, testing, monitoring and analysis of copper, fiber and wireless networks used by enterprises and telecommunications carriers. The company’s award-winning solutions provide network installers, owners, and maintainers with visibility, combining speed, accuracy and ease of use to optimize network performance. Headquartered in Everett, Washington, Fluke Networks has over 600 employees worldwide and distributes its products in more than 50 countries and are used by 98 of the Fortune 100 companies.

About Keating Technologies
Keating Technologies, headquartered in Markham, Ontario is a three-time winner of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies Program. As Canada’s leading branch outsourcing service to the high technology industry, the company has been responsible for bringing more than $1.3 billion in technology products and services to Canadian businesses and consumers. Keating provides Total Market Management services, including sales, marketing, and customer support through its offices in Markham, Vancouver and Montreal. For more information, visit Keating’s web site at www.keating.com.