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Aptec, an Ingram Micro company, named Symantec “EMEA Volume Distributor of the year 2012”

Dubai, UAE - 26th February 2013 – Aptec, an Ingram Micro Company, today announced that Symantec recognized the company as the “EMEA Volume Distributor for the year 2012” at Symantec’s annual EMEA partner conference, Partner Engage EMEA 2013 held in Lisbon, Portugal, on February 12th and 13th 2013. Aptec, an Ingram Micro Company, was recognized for its investment in Symantec its excellence in the delivery of Symantec solutions, service and support to end user customers and its capacities to meet customer objectives.

Symantec’s annual EMEA partner conference engages partners through various keynotes and breakout sessions on relevant topics including data protection, storage management and high availability, endpoint management and security, the Symantec partner program and sales and partnering strategies. Each year, Symantec recognizes partners in EMEA whose innovation and depth of expertise make them exemplary partners. “We are committed to supporting our partners and distributors by helping them grow their businesses, maximize revenue opportunities and maintain competitive edge within the industry. Our 2012 Channel Excellence Award winners have shown a high level of dedication and demonstrated innovation, dedication and expertise in adding value to our customers,” said Ramzi Itani, Director Channel & Distribution, Symantec, Middle East and French-speaking Africa. “The 2012 Channel Excellence Awards honors our channel partners’ and distributors’ efforts in the information protection space and on behalf of Symantec I’d like to congratulate all of this year’s winners.”

This prestigious award was received by Bahaa Salah, Managing Director – GCC and Near East region, Aptec – an Ingram Micro company, who commented: “We are very happy to receive this award. This accolade is recognition of Aptec’s commitment to the brand and to our partners across the region. ” Alia Hussain, Symantec Business Unit Manager- GCC and Near East region, at Aptec – an Ingram Micro company, commented: “We would like to thank Symantec MEA team and all our partners for this high-status award. Symantec is a key strategic vendor for Aptec for many years now, relationship with Symantec started more than 15 years ago and it only strengthens with years.” Alia Hussain heart fully congratulated sales teams of Aptec Ingram Micro across the region commenting that its because of their hard work and perseverance this was at all possible.

About Aptec:
Aptec – an Ingram Micro Company ( is the Middle East, Africa, Near East and Turkey’s largest technology Value-Added distributor and a leading technology sales, marketing and logistics company. Established in 1980, Aptec is the oldest distributor in the region. As a vital link in the technology value chain, Aptec creates sales and profitability opportunities for vendors and resellers through unique marketing programs, outsourced logistics services, technical support, financial services and product aggregation and distribution. The company provides a wide range of solutions and services to more than 10,000 resellers and offers thousands of products from leading ICT manufacturers. From its offices and warehouses in 5 countries and with more than 340 specialized staff, Aptec serves over 70 countries in the region.

For More Information please contact:
Svetlana Sorokina
Regional Marketing Manager
Tel:  +9714 3697 111 x 494

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