GBM Achieves APC by Schneider Electric Elite Data Centre Partnership for GCC

Provider now positioned to provide GCC customers with complete range of integrated critical power products

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GBM Achieves APC by Schneider Electric Elite Data Centre Partnership for GCC Hani Nofal, intelligent network solutions director, GBM
By Staff Writer Published  August 28, 2012

Gulf Business Machines (GBM), the region's leading IT solutions provider, today announced that it has been recognised as an APC by Schneider Electric Elite Data Center Partner. GBM is now uniquely positioned to provide its customers in the GCC region with the complete line of APC by Schneider Electric products.

APC by Schneider Electric, a global leader in integrated critical power and cooling services is the leading manufacturer of uninterruptable power supplies, environmental managements systems  and data centre solutions. Its products help protect critical IT infrastructure against many of the primary causes of data loss, hardware damage and downtime that organisations face. The company has maintained its presence in the UAE for more than a decade.

"Virtualisation, consolidation, cloud computing and energy efficiency are all key factors that are changing the way IT specialists approach their data centre facilities. The data centre of the future is a set of highly automated and standardised infrastructure where applications and data are deployed and provisioned on systems and in sites based on workload demand.  GBM has an excellent track record in the data centre space and we are very pleased to have them as our Data Centre Partner in the region." said Olivier Delepine, vice president Gulf Countries , APC by Schneider Electric.

To achieve the Elite Data Centre Certification, the GBM design and consulting team had to fulfil stringent partner training requirements set by APC by Schneider Electric. The GBM team has also achieved individual certifications to become APC Certified Technical Consultants, Integrated Design Consultants and Sales Professionals.

"GBM is committed to help enterprises in the region to build their data centres and cloud strategies. Adding the APC by Schneider Electric partnership to our Intelligent Network Solutions portfolio greatly enhances our capabilities to provide our customers with end-to-end data centre solutions spanning from IT consulting, IBM hardware and software integration and next-generation network infrastructure" said Hani Nofal, intelligent network solutions director, GBM. "We are proud to be recognised by APC by Schneider Electric as their Data Centre Partner in the region and we are looking forward to working closely together to help enterprises in the region leverage the highest level of expertise."

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