Acer signs Optimus as server and storage VAD

Optimus signed to build Acer's server and storage business in the Middle East

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Acer signs Optimus as server and storage VAD Optimus intends to expand Acer's server business in the region, says Kaul.
By  Mark Sutton Published  July 15, 2012

Acer has signed Optimus Technology & Telecommunications as a value-added distributor for its server and storage range.

Under the agreement, which covers the Middle East, Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan, Optimus will be responsible for building Acer's server channel in the region.

The distributor will focus on channel development activities for VARs, systems integrators and distributors, and will offer access to its value-added services portfolio, Optimus 360, and its marketing service, Optimus Primero, to position and sell Acer solutions.

Optimus will also offer training for partners to improve their service provision capabilities, and will also offering customer training through the Optimus Academy.

"We are happy to partner with Acer to distribute their server and storage solutions across the GCC region, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iraq. Acer's strong product portfolio enhances our overall offering, enabling us to provide a comprehensive and complete solution to our customers and partners. Through our marketing and channel development activities, we plan to strengthen Acer's channel network and increase their sales and market share in these regions. We are looking forward to working closely with their team and are confident that Acer's products along with their high level of support will add immense value to our solutions offerings," commented Meera Kaul, managing director of Optimus Technology & Telecommunications.

"The GCC region, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iraq are very important markets for Acer. We were looking to sign on an established distributor to help increase our footprint in these regions. Optimus, having a strong channel network and extensive market knowledge and experience, was a perfect fit. This combined with their strong after sales service and technical support facilities made them an ideal partner to distribute our wide range of server and storage solutions. We are confident that our partnership with Optimus will help provide a momentum for our growth in these regions," said Grigory Nizovsky, country manager, Acer Middle East and Pakistan.

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