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Aptec gets top distribution awards at Symantec Symposium 2013.

Distributor is awarded for its development of SMB channel in the region.

Dubai, UAE, 21st June 2013 – Aptec group, one of the largest technology distributors in the Middle East, Pakistan, Turkey & North Africa, won 2 major awards at the Symantec MEA Partner Awards Ceremony 2013, which was held at Westin Hotel in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, on 19th June 2013. Aptec representatives at the event went twice on stage to receive two top distribution awards from their long term vendor partner – Symantec:
1. “SMB Distributor of Year Award” to Aptec Ingram Micro. The award was received by Bahaa Salah, MD of Aptec Ingram Micro Gulf region, and Alia Hussein, Symantec BUM at Aptec Ingram Gulf region.
2. “Volume Distributor of the Year Award” to Aptec Saudi Arabia. The award was received by Saleh Baset, Software BUM at Aptec Saudi Arabia.

Mansour Ibrahim, Distribution manager, Symantec MEFA region, congratulated Aptec, an Ingram Micro company, with this award by saying: “Congratulations on receiving "SMB Distributor of the Year award”! We are extremely proud of your achievement over the year. You demonstrated great synergy and focus in driving quarterly channel incentive programs and activities which resulted in growing the reseller breadth and SMB business quarter on quarter. Great team work by Sales, Marketing and Operations! Well done!”

Mansour congratulated Aptec Saudi team with their award by saying: "Aptec Saudi Arabia earned the title of Symantec's 'Volume Distributor of the Year' award. The company grew its small business focus, enabled SME business, grew through BE & SEP bootcamps. Enablement sessions and channel incentive programs have helped Aptec to drive revenue and surpass targets."

Aptec team was delighted to receive two top awards during the awards ceremony. Bahaa Salah, Managing Director of Aptec Ingram Micro GCC& Near East region, commented: “These accolades are recognition of Aptec’s commitment to the brand and to our partners in all countries we are present with this brand across the region. I would like to take this opportunity to thank and congratulate the entire Aptec Group with this achievement and extend my gratitude to every person from each respective department who has constantly contributed to Aptec’s success and made possible this accomplishment.”

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 7 countries and with more than 370 specialized staff, Aptec serves over 70 countries in the region.

For More Information please contact:
Svetlana Sorokina / Regional Marketing Manager /
Aptec – an Ingram Micro Company
Tel: +9714 3697 111 x 494

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