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Aptec wins Symantec’s awards for Best Value Added Distributor.

Recognition comes for delivering on highest business growth and support services.

Dubai, UAE, 16 June 2009
– Aptec Holdings, one of the largest technology distributors in the Middle East, Pakistan, Turkey & English speaking sub-Saharan Africa, has announced that Aptec Distribution has been awarded the Best Value Added Distributor of the Year - 2009 by Symantec Middle East at its MENA Partner awards held in Dubai.

Govind Haridas, Aptec’s Business Unit Manager for Security & Storage, said, “We are very pleased with this recognition. Demand for security gets stronger in this region especially in the SMB and enterprise sector and our partnership with Symantec has seen substantial results. This recognition from Symantec is the result of this team effort.”

“It is with pleasure to get the award for the third year in a row,” said Bahaa Salah, managing directorat Aptec Distribution. “It means a lot as Symantec is one of our strategic partners & we see potential growth with Symantec as storage and security remains in demand even in a tough time like this.”
Aptec won the award for growing Symantec’s business in the region by 150 percent compared to the same period in 2008.

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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