Logicom, the leading regional Distributor of Technology Solutions and Services, has signed a value-add distribution agreement with IBM. Logicom will be the official distributor for IBM's select software, servers and storage solutions - excluding some hardware and some software products - in Saudi Arabia, and servers and storage solutions in the Levant region which includes Lebanon, Jordan, Iraq and Palestine.
The partnership is already effective and will give Logicom the opportunity to start making IBM solutions immediately available to both new and existing Logicom partners. Specialized Logicom teams will undertake partner training programs in order to ensure all partners are certified to promote their selected IBM solutions in their respective markets.
IBM is a leading global Technology solutions provider, present in the Middle East since 1964. The company invests more than $5bn annually in research and is the largest holder of patents every year in the US.
Under the new distribution agreement with Logicom, IBM software, servers and storage solutions - except for some specific Hardware and some specific Software products - for Cloud, Analytics, Mobile, Social, and Security will be made available to customers through the solutions offered in the aforementioned regions. The partnership enhances Logicom's reputation as a leading Technology provider in the Middle East, and allows Logicom to focus in new markets and customers in the region.
Logicom's Executive Director of Distribution, Michael Papaeracleous, said: "This agreement is solid evidence of our efforts to expand Logicom's investments into valued-added solutions in the areas of software as well as servers and storage. We are delighted to be associated with software and systems industry leader IBM. Our intention is to provide innovative IBM solutions across a wide partner-network and add value to IBM's strategy in driving to market leading solutions in Cloud, Analytics, Social, Mobile and Security. We are very excited about the possibilities offered to our reseller p artners through the IBM partnership."