Ingram buys NIT to expand in surveillance market

With eyes of the fast growing physical security and surveillance market, Ingram Micro acquired the distributor of physical security solutions in MEA region, Network Information Technology LLC (NIT).

Ali Baghdadi - Ingram MicroDr. Ali Baghdadi, senior vice president and chief executive Ingram Micro, META said, “With the acquisition of NIT, Ingram Micro gains a well-established foothold as a recognized expert in the physical security market, further expanding our capabilities in the rapidly growing and higher value Middle East and Africa market. NIT customers and vendors will benefit from an even greater breadth of value add services and solutions to help them realize the promise of technology. Our company cultures are well aligned and together we look forward to offering NIT’s high value solutions across META and expanding into new geographies.”

NIT’s current management team will operate as a business unit of Ingram  and it will be led by managing director Bassel Fakir, who reports to Dr. Baghdadi.

NIT is a specialized value-added distributor of complete IP surveillance and security solutions, combining expertise in solution design with access to technology from best in-class suppliers. Established in 1994, NIT offers a robust physical security solutions portfolio, as well as channel development experience in the enterprise and SMB market, credit facilities, training and other professional services. NIT has an experienced management team, collaborative culture, and long-lasting customer and vendor