Ingram Micro has launched Cyber Security Business Unit in META Region

Cyber Security Director has been hired to lead the strategic speciality security practice.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates – December 4, 2016 : Ingram Micro has been a leading distributor in META region of Security vendors like Symantec, Intel Security, HPE, Cisco, IBM, Kaspersky and others for years through its value-added distribution entities in the region, Aptec (Middle East and North Africa) and Armada (Turkey). Since the beginning of the year, Ingram Micro has added new Cyber Security vendors like A10, Nexthink, Nuix and PhishMe. Few other contracts are there in the pipeline to be announced till end of 2016 and during first few months of the new year 2017.

“Our target is to enhance the value proposition to the market through our business partners with dedicated range of services and more relevant blue chip vendors,” said Ali Baghdadi, senior vice president and chief executive of Ingram Micro’s META region. “Today, we are launching the Cyber Security business unit which will act also as a practice and a reference for our partners. We welcome Marc to Ingram Micro and look forward to the contributions he and his team will make to our business.”

“I am very proud to take this challenge and create this value to all vendors and partners trusting already Ingram Micro,” said Kassis. “It goes beyond the simple common sense of gathering under a single business unit all Cyber Security vendors. We are going to deliver value added services and become much more relevant to our vendors and market in this domain.” Kassis has deep experience in IT and the telecommunication industry, having developed business and delivered complex projects around the region.

Marc Kassis is coming from a vendor background with 20 years in Alcatel-Lucent and most recently with Dassault Systemes. Kassis is a French national and holds an M. Sc. (Eng) of Supelec.

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