Company Size 1,200 employees
Industry Wholesale Distribution
Leading distribution giant Bunzl Asia Pacific awards significant contract to Wevo to deploy Managed SD-WAN & SASE Security
[MELBOURNE, VIC, May 2022]
Specialist Managed Telecommunications Provider Wevo has been selected by distribution giant Bunzl Asia Pacific to deliver Managed SD-WAN & SASE Security for its Australian and New Zealand network, consisting of 42 locations.
Built with class-leading vendors including VMware SD-WAN™ coupled with Palo Alto Networks Prisma Access SASE security, the solution leverages Equinix Network Edge to instantly deploy virtualised network functions to interconnect cloud, content and data center resources across all Bunzl Australia & New Zealand sites.
Wevo’s Director of Sales and Finance Edwin Allen said the partnership is part of the Managed Communications Service Provider’s (MCSP) plan to position itself as a technology partner of choice for Enterprise businesses in the region.
Allen stated, “Our team are incredibly excited to be partnering with such an impressive global organisation. We understood the challenges faced in the business and applied best of breed carriers, technology vendors and cloud – all with a design that will allow Bunzl to communicate in the most efficient and secure manner. The task to date has been made easier by a terrific team at Bunzl who are passionate about their organisation and understand the value of partnership.”
“We understood the challenges faced in the business and applied best of breed carriers, technology vendors and cloud – all with a design that will allow Bunzl to communicate in the most efficient and secure manner.” – Edwin Allen, Director of Sales & Finance – Wevo
Being a specialist in 4G/5G solutions and completely carrier agnostic, Wevo selected diverse carriers and access technologies to provide maximum availability, increased bandwidth per site and future-proofing with Cradlepoint 5G adaptors, managed through the Cradlepoint Netcloud platform.
The solution will encompass all of Bunzl’s brands operating in Australia and New Zealand including Bunzl Australia & New Zealand (BANZ), Bunzl Safety, Fire Rescue Safety Australia and New Zealand (FRSA & NZ), Atlas McNeil Healthcare, Interpath Services, Medshop and Obex Medical.
Bunzl Asia Pacific Chief Information Officer, Therese Chakour-West stated that the organisation was pleased to partner with Wevo to service its sites, businesses, and customers more effectively.
In a statement about the venture she said, “As an organisation, we’re always looking to enhance our overall employee and customer experience and improve efficiency throughout our business. We’re excited by the approach Wevo has taken as a true partnership with Bunzl and we look forward to working with them on the journey ahead.”
“We’re excited by the approach Wevo has taken as a true partnership with Bunzl and we look forward to working with them on the journey ahead.” – Therese Chakour-West, Chief Information Officer –Bunzl Asia Pacific
About Bunzl Asia Pacfic
Bunzl Asia Pacific is a subsidiary of Bunzl plc who is listed on the LSX and a FTSE 100 company.
Bunzl is a focused and successful specialist international distribution and services group with operations across the Americas, Europe, Asia Pacific, and UK & Ireland.
They support businesses all over the world with a variety of products and solutions that are essential for their customers to operate their businesses.
In Asia Pacific our businesses supply a comprehensive range of product and specialist services into the Healthcare, Facilities Management, Food Processing, industrial, Emergency Services, Hotel and Catering and Retail markets.
Wevo is proudly partnering with the following technology vendors to deliver a complete solution to Bunzl.