EET Europarts enters the growth market of LED lighting as European distributor for Thomson Lighting
The global lighting industry is on a clear transition path from traditional lighting technologies to LED. As new distribution partner for Thomson Lighting, sparepart specialist and broadliner EET Europarts can now offer its European resellers a wide product range within this new, sustainable and growing business area, through its offices in Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy,the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Romania, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine and the United Kingdom. The partnership does not cover Russia.
Ingram invests in repairing
Germany: broadliner Ingram Micro has acquired the repair service provider datrepair for an undisclosed amount. This acquisition should allow the distributor's mobility business to provide a wide range of after-sale services, thanks to the 300 employees of the company, initially in Germany but maybe later in other European countries.
Ingram Micro takes cloud business global
Capitalizing on its success in North America, broadliner Ingram Micro is now expanding its Ingram Micro Cloud into a worldwide services organization that will specialize locally and scale globally to accelerate the adoption of cloud services. First launched in North America, the Ingram Micro Cloud Marketplace is a transactional online marketplace for channel partners and IT professionals to educate themselves, browse, buy, deploy and manage a comprehensive suite of cloud services with ease and efficiency directly from Ingram Micro. Under the new worldwide organization, Ingram Micro's online marketplace, which features more than 200 solutions and 70 vendors, will adopt a global platform that is built to enhance the marketplace's capabilities and introduce a new series of cloud management services. As part of Ingram Micro's new global cloud organization, Turker Sokullu, president and founder of Softcom, now also serves as vice president cloud platform and product design, Ingram Micro. Renee Bergeron, vice president cloud computing, has expanded her role to include global cloud sales and marketing. Both executives report directly to Dave and are supported by a growing team of cloud services professionals.
Arrow ECS promotes Eric Nowak
Eric Nowak, who was VP Western Region for VAD Arrow ECS, has been promoted to VP EMEA of the distributor.
Amtel and Ingram Micro Mobility sign cloud MDM distribution agreement
Amtel, a provider of integrated cloud-based solutions for mobile device management and expense control, has entered into a distribution agreement with telephony and mobility specialist Ingram Micro Mobility to distribute Amtel's cloud-based mobile device management (MDM) and telecom expense management products through Ingram Micro Mobility's offices in Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, the United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom. Amtel's mobile lifecycle management solution enables Ingram Micro Mobility customers to rapidly deploy mobility management solutions for their enterprise end customers, helping secure corporate and BYOD mobile devices, protect enterprise content, take control of mobile apps and manage wire line and wireless communications expenses, resulting in lower risks, reduced costs and increased productivity. The agreement represents a strategic move for Amtel's expansion into the European markets to bring mobility management solutions to customers by leveraging one of the strongest distributor networks. By expanding its solution set to include Amtel's mobile lifecycle management, Ingram Micro Mobility is providing its customers with a logical choice of capabilities and a comprehensive MDM portfolio.