The Westcon Group sees more pros than cons in networking equipment. The company distributes networking, unified communications, and security products to resellers and systems integrators worldwide. It operates through vendor-focused units, such as Comstor (Cisco Systems) and ConvergencePoint (Avaya and Polycom). The company's Westcon Security division counts Blue Coat, ArcSight, RSA, Palo Alto Networks, and Trend Micro among its suppliers. South Africa-based IT services company Datatec owns Westcon Group, which has operations in some 35 countries across six continents.