The Ingram Micro Seismic-Nimsoft relationship has been rumored for months. Now that it's actually official, I wanted to take a closer look at the deal and the implications for VARs and managed services providers (MSPs).  Seeking answers and perspectives, I spoke with Jason Beal (director of sales, North America) from Ingram Micro's Services Division and Nimsoft President and CEO Gary Read.

Here's a minute-by-minute look at our conversation:

0:55: Overview, how Ingram Micro Seismic and Nimsoft plan to work together
2:20: What Nimsoft gains from the Ingram Micro relationship
3:35: Will Ingram Micro host Nimsoft for reseller?
3:55: How will Ingram resellers leverage Nimsoft's software?
4:18: What markets will Ingram Micro and Nimsoft jointly target?
5:12: Nimsoft - competing with Big 4 systems management providers?
6:12: Nimsoft's focus on VoIP and application-level management
7:45: How will Ingram Micro Seismic partners potentially benefit from the Nimsoft relationship?
8:50: Targeting larger customer engagements
9:50: An update on the overall Ingram Micro Seismic platform
10:50: Finding more information
12:00: Conclusion

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