Graybar and Brocade to host Nationwide Security Integrator Training

ST. LOUIS, March 15, 2013 – Graybar, a leading distributor of electrical, communications and data networking products and provider of related supply chain management and logistics services, today announced that it will host free IP training for security integrators in conjunction with Brocade. Training seminars will be available in seven cities nationwide.

“These seminars will provide opportunities for security integrators to meet and learn from leading IP professionals, receive hands-on training and leave with a more solid understanding of IP networks,” said Karl Griffith, director, enterprise market for Graybar. “We are excited to work with Brocade to offer these one-day training sessions for our mutual customers.”

Upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive a certificate of course completion, ongoing access to Brocade’s Physical Security Lab and a promotional voucher to take the Brocade Accredited Physical Security Specialist (BAPSS) exam for free. Seminars will occur at Graybar branches in each city, with the exception of the San Jose, Calif. seminar, which will take place at Brocade’s headquarters facility. Each seminar is free to registered participants and includes a continental breakfast and networking lunch. Registration and additional information is available here or at Space is limited, so participants are encouraged to register in advance. Locations and dates of training seminars are as follows:
·         San Jose, Calif
March 21
March 22
·         St. Louis
April 25
·         Pittsburgh
May 23
·         Teterboro, N.J.
June 27
·         Forest Park, Ga.
July 25
·         Houston
August 22
·         Philadelphia
October 24
Graybar, a Fortune 500 corporation and one of the largest employee-owned companies in North America, is a leader in the distribution of high quality electrical, communications and data networking products, and specializes in related supply chain management and logistics services. Through its network of more than 240 North American distribution facilities, it stocks and sells products from thousands of manufacturers, helping its customers power, network and secure their facilities with speed, intelligence and efficiency. For more information, visit or call 1-800-GRAYBAR.