Dell EMC partners with Aptec for GCC
Aptec, an Ingram Micro company, joins Dell EMC partner network today as the strategic distribution partner for GCC. This new move will allow the distributor to provides access to its channel with Dell EMC’s full portfolio of products, including advanced cloud IT infrastructure, converged systems, server/storage solutions and Client Systems.
“The expansion of our partnership to include the full Dell EMC solution portfolio is an excellent affirmation of the success during many years of Aptec as a distributor of Dell in the Middle East region. We are pleased to offer an expanded portfolio of advanced solutions to our reseller partners as we continue to deliver on our commitment to support the growth of their businesses. Our team possesses excellent expertise and is well-positioned to provide unparrallelled support to resellers to build their Dell EMC businesses.” said Ali Baghdadi, senior vice president and chief executive at Ingram Micro META region.
According to IDCs Q1 results Dell EMC holds the No. 1 position in X86 server units and is number two in the META region, having outgrown the market both in shipments and revenue in the last quarter. Dell EMC in the META region has shown solid quarter on quarter growth across entry, mid and high-end to all flash storage, and is the market leader in total external storage.
“Our distributors play a crucial role in our new Dell EMC partner programme. We are very pleased to have Ingram Micro on board in this important market, as they are a key player of ICT distribution who is well connected to the partner landscape both on a global scale and specifically in the META region.”said Mohammed Amin, senior vice president – META at Dell EMC.
Sharing his excitement, the senior channel director for Dell EMC, Havier Haddad said “With our industry leading portfolio of solutions and a world-class channel program, we are well-positioned to shift the status quo of the IT industry. Keeping this in mind, with Ingram Micro, one of the world’s largest IT solution providers onboard, we aim to put our channel ecosystem at the forefront of IT transformation and achieve even greater heights in the future.”