Intelligent Tech Channels Issue 44 - Page 30

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Ingram Micro is an American distributor of information technology products and services . The company is headquartered in Irvine , California , US and has operations around the world . Recently , the global technology and supply chain services leader partnered with Vertiv , a global provider of critical digital infrastructure and continuity solutions , for the Middle East and North Africa ( MENA ) region .

VERTIV SIGNS DISTRIBUTION AGREEMENT WITH INGRAM MICRO FOR MENA

Vertiv , a global provider of critical digital infrastructure and continuity solutions , has announced a distribution agreement with Ingram Micro , a global technology and supply chain services leader .

With the announcement , Ingram Micro has access to Vertiv ’ s enhanced suite of Edge-ready products and award-winning Vertiv Partner Programme ( VPP ), and is now the gateway to Vertiv ’ s comprehensive portfolio of IT technologies and services , including Geist rack power distribution units ( rPDU ), Liebert uninterruptible power supplies ( UPS ), Liebert rack cooling systems and dedicated software and services for partners and customers in United Arab
Dr Ali Baghdadi , SVP and Chief Executive Ingram Micro META Region and EMEA Cyber Security
Emirates , Saudi Arabia , Oman , Bahrain , Kuwait , Qatar , Yemen , Lebanon , Jordan , Iraq , Afghanistan , Morocco , Tunisia and Algeria .
In addition , the distribution agreement will enable customers improved access to industry-leading support solutions during a time when digitalisation , 5G , IoT and other trends are driving growth from enterprise data centres to the network Edge .
Dr . Ali Baghdadi , SVP and Chief Executive Ingram Micro META Region and EMEA Cyber Security , said : “ We are very pleased to start the distribution of Vertiv solutions . As companies and industries of all sizes are actively increasing investments in data centres and cloud computing , there is a simultaneous demand for new data centres and a massive opportunity to be more reliable and efficient . Vertiv is a global provider of critical digital infrastructure offering a wide range of solutions , programmes and services to support the important needs of infrastructure that will make it easier for data centre operators to create more valuable and sustainable operations .”
“ The extension of the alliance with Ingram Micro into MENA is very exciting , building on the strong relationship in region ,” said Pierre Havenga , Managing Director of Vertiv in Middle East and Africa . “ Jointly , we can provide state of the art technology and solutions to customers across multiple verticals to ensure the demand for data management is met at the highest standard , from basic rack solutions to Edge solutions .” •
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