Seagate singles out GITEX Shopper

Storage manufacturer Seagate will have a dedicated booth of its own at GITEX Shopper for the first time this year. The stand will be focusing on Seagate consumer products, like the FreeAgent desktop and portable external drives, and will be selling direct to show visitors from the stand.

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Seagate singles out GITEX Shopper Christian Assaf, Seagate.
By  ITP.net Staff Writer Published  September 23, 2009

Storage manufacturer Seagate will have a dedicated booth of its own at GITEX Shopper for the first time this year. The stand will be focusing on Seagate consumer products, like the FreeAgent desktop and portable external drives, and will be selling direct to show visitors from the stand.

The company will also be taking part in the main GITEX event, and regards the GCC as one of its most important markets worldwide.

"The Middle East is one of the most important markets in what we call BRICME. We have been investing for the past several years in resources and special programs tailored especially to meet the requirements of the region. Moreover, Middle East market is still one of the few markets growing and it contributes around 20% of Seagate's EMEA sales," says Christian Assaf, Channel Manager for the Middle East and Africa at Seagate.

Assaf says that the company has one of the largest ranges of consumer and enterprise storage solutions available, catering to a wide range of functions.

Seagate will be meeting leading retailers, integrators and partners at the show to discuss their unique requirements, and how to best to serve them in the current economic climate. The firm will also be unveiling its new Middle East strategy at the event.

"We expect to see high volumes of channel customers attending GITEX from all over the region. We have been successful in Middle East and we aim to drive this success by penetrating new markets with our wide range of products," says Assaf.

 

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