Ingram Micro signs as NVIDIA distributor

Distribution partnership is for Middle East Turkey and A Africa market

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Ingram Micro signs as NVIDIA distributor Dr Baghdadi says the relationship with NVIDIA opens many new opportunities for Ingram Micro and the reseller community.
By  Manda Banda Published  October 9, 2018

Regional VAD Ingram Micro Inc, has signed a distribution agreement with NVIDIA, a provider of artificial intelligence (AI) computing technology.

In terms of the agreement, Ingram Micro is authorised to sell and promote NVIDIA's deep learning, gpu virtualisation and high performance computing solutions in the GCC countries, Turkey and South Africa.

Dr. Ali Baghdadi, SVP and chief executive, Ingram Micro in the Middle East, Turkey and Africa region said: "We are very excited to sign this agreement with NVIDIA. Last year, Ingram Micro established its own Internet of Things (IoT) and AI Business Unit in the Middle East, the first of its kind in the region. It is a ‘Center of Excellence', a solutions provider and a point of expertise for our partners. We put a lot of focus on developing our own ready and customised solutions for enterprises in the IoT and AI space."

Baghdadi said the relationship with NVIDIA opens many new opportunities for Ingram Micro and the reseller community in today's data-driven business environment.

Tamer AbdelFattah, head, IoT and AI Business Unit META at Ingram Micro, added that: "NVIDIA is a real pioneer of accelerating computing. Its latest GPU technology has a far-reaching impact on how today's enterprises manage, process and utilise data. The NVIDIA GPU platform also provides the ability to harness capabilities like accelerated analytics, artificial intelligence (AI), graphic virtualization and virtual reality-allowing companies to gain deeper and richer insights about their businesses and the products they sell- tremendous advantages in today's intensely competitive business environment. We are very excited to start a business journey with NVIDIA."

Carey Bowden, head, Distribution EMEA, NVIDIA, said: "The Middle East, Turkey and Africa region demonstrates a growing appetite for the power of GPU computing. Ingram Micro's proficiency in supporting their customers' business transformations will help them take advantage of the exciting marketing opportunities represented by artificial intelligence and visual computing."

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