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Aptec to host “Symantec BE Seminar” in Kuwait.

Aptec to Showcase New Version of Symantec Backup Exec™ System Recovery 2010.

Dubai, UAE, 09 December 2009  –  Aptec Holdings, one of the largest technology distributors in the Middle East, Pakistan, Turkey & English speaking sub-Saharan Africa, has announced that it is hosting a one-day seminar on 15th December 2009 in Kuwait on “Symantec Backup Exec™ System Recovery 2010”. The event will be held at Le Meriden, Kuwait from 0900hr – 1400hrs. Symantec recently announced the availability of Backup Exec System Recovery 2010, a complete data and system backup and recovery solution for small businesses. Backup Exec System Recovery 2010 automates the backup process of an entire system or individual files and folders without disrupting user productivity, and enables quick restores to the same or dissimilar hardware, virtual machines or remote locations.

Bahaa Salah, Managing Director – Aptec Distribution.

“The current market conditions demand that we give the customer a very cost-effective and holistic solution. This not just in the case of small businesses but even the enterprise customer. Symantec with its end-to-end offering has solutions tailored to address the various segments. We believe that through this seminar we will be able to disseminate the right training so as to enable our partners to position these solution offerings effectively in the marketplace.” said Bahaa Salah, Managing Director – Aptec Distribution.

Govind Haridas, Security & Storage Business Unit Manager at Aptec said, “”Today’s small businesses need the tranquility in their eco-systems that only comes with a cost-effective, reliable backup and recovery solution that will protect their information & systems to minimize downtime and avoid disaster. Backup Exec System Recovery 2010 provides small businesses with affordable protection so they can easily recover what they need, when they need it and to whatever physical or virtual environment they want. It even supports the latest Microsoft operating systems and the virtual environments of VMware, MS Hyper-V and Citrix.”

“Symantec Distributors are an extension of the Symantec Team; we encourage and support training initiatives such as this event, as this truly reflects our commitment to the channel and end customers alike. We see this training as an opportunity to further strengthen our ties with our resellers based out of Kuwait” said Saurabh Arora, Manager- Small and Medium Business, MENA, Symantec Corporation.

Aptec will be joined by representatives from Symantec at the seminar. Symantec will be giving 10,000 Airmiles to each person attending & will also be announcing special incentives to partners at the event.

Aptec Holdings ( is a leading technology sales, marketing and logistics company and one of largest technology distributors in the Middle East, Pakistan, Turkey & English speaking sub-Saharan Africa.

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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