Huawei has set its sights on becoming a "major presence" in the UK channel after adding Micro-P to its distribution line-up.
The agreement will see Micro-P stock a range of Huawei products from core and edge networking and routing appliances up to its Telepresence solutions.
Simon Barnard, general manager technical at Micro-P, said: "With IT budgets challenged across the board, now is a great time for Huawei to enter the UK channel and offer resellers and end users a credible alternative to existing vendors."
Huawei claims to command a 20 per cent share of the global telecoms equipment market.
Barnard said: "The global size and scale of Huawei make it one of the few tech giants yet to enter the UK market and the opportunity to partner with the company will be attractive to a wide range of our reseller partners."
David Poskett, Huawei enterprise channel director, UK&I, added: "I am delighted that Micro-P has signed a distribution agreement to distribute Huawei's portfolio of enterprise products. Their experience, leadership and expertise, particularly in the SMB marketplace, will provide a great platform to deliver the growth planned for Huawei's UK&I enterprise business."
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