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Global Distribution opens East Africa subsidiary

Regional VAD hosts partner event to officially inaugurate Uganda office

Global Distribution opens East Africa subsidiary
Mario M. Veljovic, VP, Solutions MENA (right) with the Global Uganda team at the official launch of the East Africa operation.

Regional VAD Global Distribution FZE, recently hosted its first reseller partner event in Kampala, Uganda at which the company also inaugurated its East Africa office.

According to the distributor, more than 35 value added resellers from Uganda attended the partner event, which focused on introducing Global Distribution and its solutions vendor portfolio, which addresses all data centre requirements including high performance computing, enterprise storage, IT infrastructure and physical security, and software to monitor the infrastructure.

"Global is continuously investing in building a strong partner community on all continents and is very proud to have made an entry into Africa with its Solutions Portfolio now, too. We are very happy with the positive responds we have received from Partners and Vendors alike for this new venture. It's a proud moment for us to have most of local key partners attending and supporting this events and our entry into the African market," said Parvez Ahmed, executive director, Global Distribution Group.

"Partner events are an important element of Global's business development strategy. It's an efficient and effective tool to interact with key technology and channel professionals. We have invested into new and proven technologies for the African market to ensure our partners are getting the "best-of-breed" form each technology segment," said Mario M. Veljovic, VP, Solutions MENA at Global Distribution.

Suneet Sahai, managing director, Global Africa, added that: "Global Distribution's financial strength and strong product portfolio, joint with Global's local team in Africa, which has more than 20 years of experience in the local market will ensure Global will make a noticeable impact on the African Continent."

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