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D&H DISTRIBUTING SIGNS WITH LIONGARD, ENHANCING ITS CLOUD SOLUTIONS OFFERING

Suzanne Mattaboni
Suzanne Mattaboni Communications
For D&H Distributing
(610) 261-4560
suzgm@aol.com

Mark Sokol
Liongard
VP of Marketing
(281) 247-0295
mark.sokol@liongard.com

For Immediate Release:

D&H DISTRIBUTING SIGNS WITH LIONGARD, ENHANCING ITS CLOUD SOLUTIONS OFFERING

- The Distributor Enhances its Roster of MSP-Oriented Service Partners, Adding a Leading Provider of System Documentation Solutions that Help MSPs Scale Their Practices -

Houston, TX - February 6, 2020 - D&H Distributing, a major provider of SMB and consumer technologies to the North American high-tech channel, announced today it is enhancing its portfolio of hosted and cloud-based solutions through an agreement with Liongard, a provider of an automation platform for MSPs that delivers deep visibility into end-customers' cloud, network, and on-premise environments. This adds to a growing roster of solutions for managed service providers that D&H offers through its cloud solutions program, in categories including storage, data migration, web-based services, security, hosted contact center solutions, remote management, business automation, and more.

Managed service providers are managing an increasingly complex modern IT stack - from cloud services like Office 365 and G Suite to network devices, apps, services, and databases. MSPs use the Liongard Roar automation platform to have deep visibility into all the systems and configurations managed in one unified dashboard. This allows them to troubleshoot issues faster, track changes over time, receive alerts when something is misconfigured, and generate reports across all their environments and systems.

"D&H has combined best-of-breed Cloud offerings and an impressive team to help MSPs and solution providers grow. Liongard is excited to partner with D&H to help those MSPs expand sustainable and profitable businesses with automation," said Casey Higgins, Liongard's director of worldwide channel and alliances. "As MSPs attempt to increase their monthly recurring revenue, it's nearly impossible to rely on manual processes to keep track of the wide range of documentation involved with any clientele. Our cloud-based automation tools will help MSPs delight end-clients and empower MSPs to scale their businesses."

"D&H is excited to add Liongard to its expanding ecosystem of cloud services, creating a more versatile umbrella of support for our mutual MSP partners," said Jason Bystrak, D&H's vice president, Cloud Business Unit. "As we work with dynamic partners like Liongard to meet the needs of SMB solution providers in this new digital economy, we help expedite adoption of the new 'XaaS' paradigm, empowering MSPs to more easily manage a growing roster of clients."

The D&H Cloud Marketplace continues to add significant cloud partners to its offering, allowing the distributor to deliver a wide range of "Cloud Clusters," or bundled solutions that D&H partners can provide through a hosted offering. The long-term goal is to help more solution providers transition to a managed services model, satisfying the trend toward digital offerings and the "as-a-Service" economy. More information on D&H's Cloud Marketplace offering and its hosted solutions can be found at www.dandh.com/cloudsolutions.

D&H partners can contact their representatives at (800) 877-1200 or visit www.dandh.com to become a D&H customer. Partners can email CloudSolutions@dandh.com.

About D&H Distributing

D&H Distributing believes the most important element of doing business is developing relationships for mutual success, delivering superior engagement experiences to its community of partners and employee co-owners. The company continues to build upon its 100-year-old culture, providing a wealth of partner enablement resources, multi-market expertise, and consultative services. D&H maintains a focus on independent VAR and MSP partners, expanding their competencies in areas such as cloud services, ProAV, collaboration, UCC, mobility, and server networks across a range of markets. Its value proposition includes highly-lauded training opportunities and partner engagement events, dedicated Solutions Specialists, certifications, professional marketing resources, and an expanding digital Cloud Marketplace.

The distributor is headquartered in Harrisburg, PA, in the U.S. and Brampton, Ontario, in Canada with warehouses in Atlanta, GA; Chicago, IL; Fresno, CA; and Vancouver, BC, Canada. Call D&H at (800) 877-1200, visit www.dandh.com, or follow the distributor's Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter feeds, https://www.facebook.com/DandHDistributing/, https://www.linkedin.com/company/dandhdistributing/, and @dandh.

About Liongard

Liongard provides an automation platform that managed service providers (MSPs) use to attain deep visibility into their customer's cloud, network and on-premise environments. The platform daily documents customer IT environments, identifies and then alerts to critical environment changes while providing a single source to report across all customer systems. Liongard's MSP partners report time savings on-boarding new customers, faster ticket resolution times, accurate billing of cloud licenses in addition to stories of how the platform helps them retain monthly recurring revenue (MRR).

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