Ingram Micro opens subsidiary in Casablanca, Morocco

 

Dubai, U.A.E – May 13, 2015. Ingram Micro (NYSE: IM), a world leading technology solutions and mobility distributor, announced today the opening of a subsidiary in Casablanca, Morocco. This office is the company’s first legal presence in French speaking North Africa and will service one of the fastest growing IT markets in the region.

Official opening of the subsidiary was announced by Ingram Micro META region (Middle East, Turkey and Africa) executives during an Ingram Micro launch event at the Sofitel Hotel, Casablanca, where more than 80 reseller companies were invited to learn about the company’s strategy for the North African region. Ingram Micro aims to support IT resellers in the country by delivering the best-in-class IT solutions and value-added services through its rich product portfolio. The Ingram Micro North African subsidiarylaunches its business in the country with four distribution contracts of well-known and leading IT companies: Microsoft, Oracle, Juniper Networks and NetApp. Ingram Micro is also planning to bring other vendors to the North African region are currently in negotiation with them.

An expert in Technology Solutions, Ingram Micro will deliver to local IT resellers and system integrators in Morocco the best offerings in cloud, networking, security, data center, software and services. Its services to the channel will cover pre-sales, marketing, financial and technical support. Ingram Micro is positioned in the META region as a technology solutions Value Added Distributor (VAD) supporting IT resellers and system integrators in their mission to realize the promise of technology for its customers.

Ali Baghdadi, President Ingram Micro Technology Solutions, META region, commented during the event: “We are delighted to launch Ingram Micro North Africa. Ingram Micro had been long-standing supporter of North Africa from our operations in France and now with a local entity and a substantial investment and local management, we seek to help the IT channel to realize the promise of technology. “ Fouad Amrani, Country Manager, Ingram Micro North Africa, added: “Morocco has been a strategic choice to launch Ingram Micro subsidiary in French speaking North Africa due to its geographical position and proximity with Maghreb and Africa Sub-Saharan countries. 

Through our launch in the region, we intend to bring to IT resellers and system integrators the value-added services of supply chain, pre-sales, financial and marketing support. Customer service is a key differentiator of Ingram Micro and we are planning to bring it to the resellers here.”

About Ingram Micro:

Ingram Micro helps businesses Realize the Promise of Technology™. It delivers a full spectrum of global technology and supply chain services to businesses around the world. Deep expertise in technology solutions, mobility, cloud, and supply chain solutions enables its business partners to operate efficiently and successfully in the markets they serve. Unrivaled agility, deep market insights and the trust and dependability that come from decades of proven relationships, set Ingram Micro apart and ahead. 

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  • Founded in 1979, Ingram Micro’s role as a leader and innovator in technology and supply chain services has fueled its rise to the 69th ranked corporation in the FORTUNE 500®.
  • Local sales offices and/or representatives in 38 countries in 6 continents
  • 122 distribution centers worldwide
  • Representing approximately 1,700 suppliers, including Acer, Apple, Cisco, Citrix, HP, IBM, Lenovo, Microsoft, Samsung, Symantec, VMware and others
  • Serving more than 200,000 customers in approximately 160 countries
  • Creating growth opportunities within the SMB market as more businesses use technology to add scale, enhance services and improve productivity
  • Providing support by approximately 21,800 associates worldwide
 

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