Ingram Micro to Distribute Bio-Optronics SolutionsBy Scott Ferguson | Posted 2006-10-11 Email Print
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The agreement is expected to help bolster Ingram's portfolio in the vertical health care market.
Ingram Micro, the world's largest distributor, has signed an agreement to distribute solutions made by Bio-Optronics, a Rochester, N.Y., software company.
Specifically, Ingram, based in Santa Ana, Calif., will distribute the company's Dynamic Hospital Suite solutions, which will help give the distributor and its VARs an expanded set of products to offer in the vertical health care market, the company announced Oct. 11.
The new suite of solutions will be distributed through Ingram's Nimax Division, which focuses on POS (point-of-sale), mobile computing and automatic identification and data capture products.
"The agreement with Bio-Optronics enables our VARs to provide hospitals with powerful integrated solutions including hardware, including barcode scanners, radio frequency identification (RFID) technology and printers, bundled with Bio-Optronics' powerful software applications," said Justin Scopaz, director of vendor management for Nimax, in a statement.
Through the agreement, Ingram can now offer VARs who work in the health care market four new products, which include a patient, staff and visitor solution, an enterprise-wide scheduling product specifically for the operating room, a patient and staff workflow manager, and a bar-code POS.
On Oct. 4, Ingram announced that it was teaming with teaming with vendor Level Platforms to deliver managed services to small and midsize businesses.