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TDME hosts Cisco Boot Camp on Unified Communication for key partners.

Cisco channel partners from UAE, Oman, Qatar, Kuwait and Bahrain get hands-on training on Cisco call manager, unity, presence, meeting place express and contact centre express.

Middle East, 11 May 2009 - TDME, a part of Aptec Holdings Ltd, one of the region's largest technology distributors covering Middle East, Pakistan, Turkey & (English-speaking) sub-Saharan Africa, successfully conducted its first 6-day, Cisco Voice Boot Camp for select channel partners in the Gulf countries. The training session was a TDME initiative. SMB Select Cisco Partners from UAE, Oman, Kuwait, Bahrain and Qatar were selected on the merits and their interest in advance technologies.

Shailendra Sainani, Deputy GM at TDME, said, "In addition to the pre-sales and post-sales initiatives which are in place, it is our objective to provide value add, which would enable the partner to differentiate themselves in the market place. We are confident that the partners would benefit from this training and grow Cisco business and our market share in the region."

The selected partners were provided a hands-on training on Cisco Unified communications which would enable them to deploy, integrate and trouble shoot the Cisco call manager, Unity, Presence, Meeting place express and Contact centre express. The training was conducted by Cisco's qualified voice trainer.

Each member attending the boot camp received a course completion certification from CCIE Voice Boot camp and TDME.

About Aptec Group

Aptec Holdings ( is one of largest technology distributors in the Middle East, Turkey & Africa and a leading technology sales, marketing and logistics company. 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 offers a wide range of solutions and services to nearly 10,000 resellers and offers thousands of products from leading IT manufacturers. From its offices and warehouses in the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Lebanon, Turkey, Kuwait, Pakistan and Libya, and with more than 500 specialized staff, Aptec serves over 40 countries.

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