Monday, July 08, 2013
Dubai, UAE – July 08th, 2013 – Aptec, an Ingram Micro Company, announced today that the company received “Enterprise Value Added Distributor of the Year Award” at the Integrator Awards 2013 Ceremony, which was held at JW Marriot Marquis Hotel, Dubai, UAE, on 19th June 2013. The award was received by Mario Veljovic, Aptec Ingram Micro MEA & Turkey Operations Director and GM of Services. Aptec was recognized for its expertise in the distribution of Enterprise IT products in the region. 

The event witnessed winning Brands walking away with accolades and was well attended by senior level executives from winning Brands. Further, the event also provided a forum for informal Business networking on the sidelines between attending integrators, Value Add Distributors and vendors. Mr. Vivek Sharma, the CEO of VAR Magazine and Publisher of The Integrator in his keynote presentation, highlighted the ongoing extension of the company’s commitment to the value add channel segment, complementing the company’s established leadership as a Media company in the volume channel segment. Earlier in his brief opening note, R. Narayan, the Managing Editor of VAR Magazine, mentioned the Integrator Awards applaud the deserving Brands and companies that excelled over the year in their respective domains. The Awards results are based on a combination of results received from an online poll that was run on www.varonline.com for nearly a 3 week period as well as included consensus of the Editorial think tank.

Vivek Sharma commented when rewarding Aptec: APTEC-an Ingram Micro Company, the winner in the category Enterprise VAD of the Year is a true Value Added Distribution pioneer and has continued to lead through very positive and beneficial VAR relationships and is highly regarded by resellers in the region and beyond.” 

Mario Veljovic commented during awards ceremony: “The award is a recognition of Aptec’s key VAD role in the region, a role that started back in the eighties with the development of the first bilingual (Arabic English) conversion kit and bilingual software library, the first worldwide. Today Enterprise IT technologies and products is a key ICT growth driver in Aptec’s VAD strategy. It includes Cloud Computing, Storage, Virtualisation and Data Centres.”

About Aptec 
Aptec – an Ingram Micro Company (www.apteconline.com) is the Middle East, Africa, Near East and Turkey’s largest technology Value-Added distributor and a leading technology sales, marketing and logistics company. Established in 1980, Aptec is the oldest distributor in the region. 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 provides a wide range of solutions and services to more than 10,000 resellers and offers thousands of products from leading ICT manufacturers. From its offices and warehouses in 5 countries and with more than 340 specialized staff, Aptec serves over 70 countries in the region.