Lenovo DCG (Data Center Group) has announced the appointment of Ingram Micro, as its value-added distributor (VAD) in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA).
As a part of this agreement, Ingram Micro, a regional technology distributor, will be responsible for providing specialisation, coverage and operational management of Lenovo DCG’s portfolio in the Kingdom. Lenovo’s data centre portfolio spans servers, storage, converged and hyper-converged, networking, hyperscale, software and services.
The vendor said that it has recently introduced its largest, most comprehensive portfolio of server, storage, networking, software and data centre services, as well as a new set of brands – ThinkSystem and ThinkAgile.
Russell Theron, regional manager, Data Center Group (DCG), Lenovo Middle East and Africa said, “Saudi Arabia is an important market for Lenovo DCG and this appointment in part of an aggressive growth plan we’ve set for the country. By combining Lenovo’s innovations with Ingram Micro’s technical expertise and deep market insight, this strategic partnership is expected to empower our market growth and offer enhanced solutions from clients to datacenter and storage to businesses in Saudi Arabia.
“Ingram Micro is a leader technology and supply chain services in Saudi Arabia, and has an exceptional presence and reach in the market. As one of the top VADs for enterprise hardware and solutions, Ingram Micro is an ideal partner to lead the way in taking the Think Systems and Think Agile offerings to the Kingdom.”
Shaikh Mohammed Abdullah, general manager, Ingram Micro KSA said, “Lenovo is a global Fortune 500 company and a leader in consumer, commercial and enterprise technology. It is committed to transform the data center customer experience in the region, and we’re proud to be enablers of this vision. Being appointed as VAD for Lenovo DCG in Saudi Arabia will allow us to expand our solutions to a wide-range of partners from small business to large-scale enterprise”.
Ingram Micro has three offices in the Kingdom with vendors portfolio spread across multiple segments. It offers major IT products, services that channel partners need; professional services, technical support, financing/credit services, managed services, broadest portfolio of technology and services.