Ingram Micro signed as Microsoft distributor for NEPA region

Regional VAD expands its partnership with software giant

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Ingram Micro signed as Microsoft distributor for NEPA region Baghdadi says the company is delighted to have expanded its partnership with Microsoft to cover NEPA.
By  Manda Banda Published  November 1, 2015

Regional VAD Ingram Micro, has announced that it has expanded its distribution agreement with software giant Microsoft to cover North Africa, East Mediterranean countries and Pakistan (NEPA).

Under the accord, Ingram Micro is authorised to distribute the entire line of Volume Licensing products from Microsoft as the official distributor in Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia and Pakistan.

Prior to the expansion of this agreement, Ingram Micro has regional distribution rights with the vendor in Middle East, Turkey and Africa(META), transacting through Aptec in Gulf countries including UAE, Kuwait, Oman, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Lebanon and Jordan.

Ali Baghdadi, senior vice president and CEO, Ingram Micro Inc META, commented: "We are delighted with Microsoft's decision to appoint us as a regional distributor for NEPA. Our commitment to develop IT solutions in NEPA countries is solid and backed by significant investments."

"Strong partners are key to expanding our reach and success. Ingram Micro will help us deliver on our cloud-first, mobile-first strategy across NEPA," said Leila Serhan, regional general manager, Microsoft. "We're looking forward to seeing this partnership thrive as cloud uptake increases across the region."

The distributor said resellers in North Africa and Pakistan will soon have an opportunity to join Ingram Micro enablement and development programmes, which have been successfully implemented in other countries of the region. According to Ingram Micro, it will also be launching its channel partner programmes, conducting partner events and solutions forums in each country.

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