Thursday, June 28, 2007

Pattern Finder: The Ecosystem Grows: Google Cuts a Deal with Ingram Micro

My Burton Group colleague Guy Creese on an important Google distribution deal; see the full post for more details. 

Google announced today that it had cut a deal with Ingram Micro to sell and distribute its Google Search Appliance and Google Mini. This is a smart move, as Ingram Micro is a powerhouse in distribution, and it gives Google many more feet on the street. In addition, Google is now up to having sold 9,000 search appliances, a number that dwarfs the number of enterprise search installations done by Autonomy, FAST Search, and others.

Pattern Finder: The Ecosystem Grows: Google Cuts a Deal with Ingram Micro

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