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Kannegieter Names Zhone Technologies as New Supplier

Kannegieter Names Zhone Technologies as New Supplier

Amersfoort, X March 2016 – Today, Kannegieter announced that it has expanded its partner network with the addition of a new supplier: Zhone Technologies. Partnering with Zhone will enable Kannegieter to provide its clients with a complete Passive Optical LAN (POL) solution. This partnership will allow Kannegieter to combine its existing structured fibreglass concepts with the Zhone FiberLAN solution. Kannegieter is now in a position to implement a cost-effective, reliable, energy-efficient and future-proof networks with an all Fibre IT Network solution for its customers.

Anthony Clarkson, Director of Sales at Zhone Technologies, describes the added value generated by the collaboration between Kannegieter and Zhone: “Kannegieter can bring exposure to the Zhone products and solutions across the Benelux region. Combining Kannegieter’s local knowledge with Zhone’s extensive product portfolio ensures that we can offer the best solutions for Passive Optical LAN in the region”.

Added Value of This Partnership 

Clarkson notes that it is extremely important for operational IT processes to be of a high standard of quality,  as cost-effective as possible and reliable. The trend among users and architects is to reduce the IT footprint – freeing up floor space to enable optimum use for actual operational business. All this is achievable now that Kannegieter and Zhone have entered into a partnership with one another. Their collective knowledge and experience will enable them to develop a future-proof All Single-Mode Fibre IT Network – a network suitable for high data speeds and implementable within offices, hotels, educational establishments, healthcare institutes and even heavy industry.

Edwin van Ommen, Brand Manager at Kannegieter, says: “The partnership with Zhone will give us ample opportunity in new-build and renovation processes within a variety of market segments in the Benelux region, with sustainability being an important aspect. By expanding our portfolio with products from Zhone, we will be giving our fibreglass solutions an extra boost. The combination of Zhone’s many years of experience in and knowledge of the telecom industry and Kannegieter’s expertise in terms of LAN (indoor) cabling will hugely enrich our current portfolio.”

About Kannegieter

Kannegieter is a knowledge-driven distributor and importer in the fields of data cabling and network equipment. For over 56 years now Kannegieter has been successfully drawing on its knowledge and experience by finding new technologies and solutions so that its clients can rest assured that they will have a reliable, future-oriented IT infrastructure that works properly. Furthermore, Kannegieter also takes great pleasure in helping its clients with smart distribution solutions.

About Zhone Technologies

Zhone Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZHNE) is a global leader in the fiber access market, serving more than 750 of the world’s most innovative network operators. The IP Zhone is the only solution that enables service providers to build the network of the future today, supporting end-to-end Voice, Data, Entertainment Social Media, Business, Mobile Backhaul and Mobility service. Zhone is committed to building the fastest and highest quality All IP Multi-Service solution for its customers. Zhone is headquartered in California and its products are manufactured in the USA in a facility that is emission, wastewater and CFC free.

Zhone, the Zhone logo, and all Zhone product names are trademarks of Zhone Technologies, Inc. Other brand and product names are trademarks of their respective holders. Specifications, products, and/or product names are all subject to change without notice. Media Contacts:

Edwin Van Ommen, Brand Manager

Kannegieter Electronica

Astronaut 28

3824 MJ Amersfoort

The Netherlands

Tel: +31 (0)33 450 8686


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