Brazilian IT products distributor Network1 has inked a partnership deal with local IT solutions firm Bematech to increase the offer of the latter's portfolio, Network1 said in a statement.
Under the agreement, Network1 will offer all of Bematech's hardware portfolio, which comprises CPUs, readers and touch screens for enterprises.
"We are already leaders in technology solutions for the retail segment. We now want to take advantage of Network1's expertise in distribution to consolidate our strategy in selling hardware for retailers," said Bematech hardware director Eros Jantsch.
Bematech is the first client of Network1's new business unit, Network1 Automation, created to be entirely focused on the provision of commercial automation solutions.
Through the partnership, Network1 Automation will support automation resellers to expand their businesses and generate demand for Bematech's products portfolio, said the statement.