Home / / FDC ProValue gets QNAP distribution franchise

FDC ProValue gets QNAP distribution franchise

Distributor to cover MENA, Levant and central Asia regions

FDC ProValue gets QNAP distribution franchise
FDC ProValue's Praveen (right) shakes hands with Tony Chou, regional account manager at QNAP.

FDC ProValue, a value division for regional distributor FDC International, has signed a distribution agreement with QNAP, a NAS and surveillance products provider.

Under the accord, FDC ProValue will supply channel partners in Middle East, North Africa, Levant and central Asia with the full range of QNAP's NAS products, from 1 bay to 24 Bay NAS and 12/16 Bay expansion units.

Ram Praveen, business unit manager - ProValue Division at FDC International, said the company has been distributing two major brand of enterprise storage in the market. "FDC will compliment the QNAP NAS offerings along with the storage brands it has in its stable," he said.

Praveen added that the deal to sign QNAP is in line with the company's vision of providing cloud solutions to channel partners across the region.

He explained that FDC ProValue decided to partner with QNAP because the company has an established track record in the Middle East NAS market. "QNAP fits into our portfolio like a glove. Because we have been a distributor of HDDs in theregional channel from inception, QNAP's NAS products complement out solutions offerings to channel partners.

Praveen said as ProValue Division is the VAD arm of FDC International, the plan is to enhance the company's solutions offering by complementing FDC's broadline products distribution strategy. "With this partnership, the company will be rolling out training programmes for partners on QNAP's offerings. We cover a wide geography and the channel in different countries need a distributor that is able to provide support through training programmes, product updates and partner events," he said.

Follow us to get the most comprehensive IT business news delivered fresh from our social media accounts on Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, and listen to our Weekly Podcast. Click here to sign up for our weekly newsletter on curated technology news in the Middle East and Worldwide.

REGISTER NOW | Webinar Event | Security you can bank on – Safeguarding the Middle East’s financial sector

Presented in partnership with security and network specialist Cybereason, the second in the three part webinar series will bring together a panel of experts to discuss how banks and financial institutions are evolving their service offering while simultaneously staying one step ahead of the cyber criminals who seek to bring their operations crashing to the ground.

CHANNEL AWARD 2018