Ingram Micro Cloud to hosts first ever Cloud-Focused Event in META Region


DUBAI, United Arab Emirates– November 8, 2016:  Aptec, an Ingram Micro Inc. company (NYSE: IM) is pleased to host its inaugural Cloud Summit 2016 event for channel partners and prospects across the Middle East, Africa, and Turkey (META) region.

Ingram Micro Cloud Summit META, which will take place at Atlantis, The Palm in Dubai from November 13th-15th, is the company’s first channel-focused event in the area and is expected to attract hundreds of the region’s top industry solution providers, cloud service providers, cloud vendors, telcos, hosters, ISVs, and other cloud visionaries. Event sponsors include Microsoft, Dropbox, Cloud4C, Oracle, and eleven other cloud industry leaders.

Themed “Where Rainmakers Thrive,” the three-day conference will showcase the latest cloud-based tools and technology and deliver valuable best practices for marketing, selling, and supporting cloud services to meet companies’ needs at any stage of their journey. Attendees will learn from cloud solution experts and network with influential voices in the cloud industry while attending sessions focused on building and growing a successful cloud business.

The event will also see the META launch of Ingram Micro Cloud Marketplace, a fully automated portal for resellers to order, provision, manage, and bill cloud services from multiple vendors in a single place. In addition to the comprehensive agenda, Cloud Summit META will feature keynote presentations from industry-leading figures, including Arjan J. Oude Kotte, SMB Channel Sales Director at Microsoft Middle East & Africa; Simon Aldous, Head of Channels - EMEA at Dropbox; and Renee Bergeron, senior vice president, Global Cloud Channel at Ingram Micro, who will offer valuable insight and expert advice on a variety of cloud-driven topics and trends.

“Cloud Summit will deliver the most innovative solutions, up-to-the-moment intelligence, and intuitive education tracks to help attendees speed their digital transformation, establish a more profitable services-minded model, and deliver more value to their customers,” said Rahul Bhavsar, Director, Cloud Sales, META, Ingram Micro. “We’re excited to bring Ingram Micro Cloud Summit to the META region.”

Attendees will also have the opportunity to experience cutting edge cloud-based solutions and services from many of the industry’s top cloud vendors, cloud service providers, and ISVs at the conference’s Techtune Showcase on November 14th 2016 .

For more information, including the Ingram Micro Cloud Summit META agenda, visit Keep up with Ingram Micro Cloud Summit 2016 on Twitter by following @IMCloudMETA and the hashtag #CS16META.

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