CMS Distribution has expanded its presence in the drone market by teaming up with PowerVision Technology.
The company announced the new partnership with PowerVision to take advantage of the firm’s presence in UAV, robotics and big data markets. CMS distribute PowerVision’s intelligent and intuitive consumer drones; PowerEgg, PowerRay and PowerEye.
CMS Distribution sourcing director Luke Noonan said that PowerVision’s product offering gives them a unique position in the market and he was looking forward to talking about PowerVision with our customers.
Delfin Vassallo, marketing director EMEA at PowerVision, said: “We aim to translate the most sophisticated technology into simple and beautiful pieces of engineering, fulfilling high performance demands with an unparalleled design”.”
PowerVision Technology Group makes a lot of cash from UAV technologies, products, and services with the mission to innovate the future. PowerVision’s line-up ranges from smart drones and robots, data visualization and forecasting, virtual and augmented reality.
It has 500 employees in China, USA, UK, France, Canada, Australia, Germany, and Finland.
Kevin Vine is to be a VP of Connected Data and will expand the company’s channel efforts.
Vine has previously worked for Buffalo and for megadistie Ingram Micro.
He will continue to work with disties including Ingram, CMS, Comline and Beta Distribution but will also aim to boost the number of channel partners selling the Drobo “smart storage” range and the Transporter cloud offering.
Vine said that these brands “present a compelling proposition to build a major channel business across EMEA”. He said the technology is outstanding and the business potential to sell and integrate the products is “excellent”.
In the role, he will report to Jillian Mansolf, executive BP of global sales at Connected. CEO Geoff Barrall said he has a background in building US product market share in the region. Connected will concentrate on building its sales, marketing and technical support in the region as part of a major push in the second half of this year.