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Aptec an Ingram Micro Company, unveils new Cloud Services Strategy at GITEX Technology Week 2013

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 22nd October, 2013 – Through its value added distribution arm Aptec, Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE: IM), a Fortune 100 company and the world’s largest wholesale technology distributor, announced yesterday at GITEX 2013 its leading cloud solution strategy, new cloud vendor portfolio and cloud website.

“We are pleased to participate in the largest technology event in the region and lead the way in the adoption of cloud computing practices. We aim to do this by educating and showcasing how value added resellers (VARs), managed service providers (MSPs) and solution providers (SPs) can monetize the cloud using innovative go-to-market strategies, solutions and services,” says Ali Baghdadi, President, Ingram Micro Middle East, Africa & Turkey region.

Throughout the event, Aptec – an Ingram Micro company will expose its unique cloud go-to-market strategy, while previewing and launching several new cloud services from leading technology vendors.

In addition, Aptec will demonstrate its highly anticipated Cloud Website, an online platform where solution providers and resellers can obtain detailed product information, access marketing and sales collateral and get up to date on the new cloud business reality.
“Ingram Micro stands alone as the IT industry’s leading services aggregator and strives to ensure our channel partners are leading the market and driving positive change for their customers by offering best-in-class technology solutions and cloud services,” explains Mr. Baghdadi.

“GITEX is the ideal platform for us to showcase our cloud offering given its strong track record in optimizing channel partners’ ability to shape and refine cloud service strategies, as well as generate new ideas and adopt proven business practices that will optimize sales performance and profitability potential,” added Mr. Baghdadi.

Ingram Micro is a top 100 Cloud Service Provider and a global leader in IT supply-chain, mobile device lifecycle services, training and logistics solutions.

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. Aptec is part of Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE: IM), a Fortune 100 company and the world’s largest wholesale technology distributor, from October 2012 when the Middle East Distributor was acquired by the distribution giant.

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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