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ATS wins Symantec’s awards for Best Services Company and Best Services-Individual. 

Recognized for highest business growth and quality of service.

Middle East, 22 June 2009: Advanced Technology Services (ATS) (an Aptec Holdings Company), was recognised as the ‘Best Services Company’ whilst its consultant Karthik Ramakrishnan won ‘Delivery Consultant of the Year FY09’ at the Symantec MENA Partner awards held recently in Dubai.

Jed Isbell, General Manager, ATS, added, “This award is recognition of all the effort and hard work that each and everyone in our team has put in to grow the business, across the region. We have worked closely with Symantec in developing the various opportunities; and delivering services to the high standards we have set ourselves. It is doubly pleasing that Karthik from the ATS team won Symantec’s ‘Delivery Consultant of the Year FY09’ award.”

Group CEO for Aptec Holdings, Ali Baghdadi, agreed. “Value add is the key to success in the distribution business and ATS has provided this added value to our channel partners and their customers ensuring successful deployments of Symantec in key enterprises across the region.”

ATS has been an Authorized Delivery Partner for Symantec from its inception. This award is in recognition for providing a comprehensive range of security and availability services to its partners and customers including strategic consultancy, security audits, implementation, assessments and outsourcing.

About ATS

Founded in 2005, Advanced Technology Services (ATS) is the independent IT Services arm of APTEC Holdings (a DIFC registered company). ATS provides highest quality IT professional consultancy services and support to vendors and resellers within the Middle East and Levant Countries. ATS work closely with the industry’s leading vendors to offer objectives advice on solutions using best-of-breed products. Symantec, NetApp, RSA, Sun Microsystems, Microsoft, VMware, Dell, HP, nCipher etc are few of the Vendors for whom ATS has partnered with to deliver Professional Services, such as Solutions Enablement, Staff Augmentation, IT Consultancy / Advisory Services.

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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