In a move aimed at simplifying technology access for all companies in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s technology market, VCE the leader in converged cloud infrastructure systems announced today a strategic partnership with Al-Jammaz Distribution the leading Saudi Arabian VAD to address the country’s different business segment.
AlJammaz, which has more than 20 years of expertise as a Saudi-based technology distributor, will give VCE a larger geographic and vertical market reach across the Kingdom’s large and mid-market. VCE, which provides solutions for the governments, largest banks, telecoms providers, and oil companies in Saudi Arabia, plans to bring that same level of enterprise performance and reliability to smaller organizations.
Vblock technology by VCE integrates best-in-class compute (server), network, and storage technologies from industry leaders Cisco, EMC, and VMware. Vblock systems provide dynamic pools of resources that can be intelligently provisioned and managed to address the changing demands of large organizations very quickly
“The government sector is leading the growth in Saudi Arabia’s technology sector, which is set to reach $7 billion in the next few years. A major market driver is the SMB sector – companies that have less than 500 users – which are looking for both industry-specific solutions as well as infrastructure that is just as advanced as that used by the largest businesses, only more affordable,” Dany El Khoury, Channel Manager for VCE.
“ VCE decision to partner with Al Jammaz was an easy one to make: Al Jammaz has an established track record of success in the Saudi’s market. It’s Information Technology sales business in the Kingdom is well established, and we intend to tap into that enormous resource base of existing Al Jammaz customers. Al-Jammaz has a firsthand understanding of the Saudi large and mid-market as well as expertise on the services side – something that smaller resellers appreciate and rarely receive. Together, VCE and AlJammaz will focus on delivering VCE industry-specific solutions, and value-added service to Enterprise and SMBs in the Kingdom,” he added.
“AlJammaz Distribution has created a robust reputation in both its partner and vendor relationships, which echoes VCE’s commitment to its channel. Our distribution network, on-the-ground expertise, and firsthand knowledge of the Saudi Enterprise and SMB market’s actual business needs will enable Al-Jammaz to make its new VCE partnership a boon for the Kingdom’s large and mid-market organizations,” said Asim S. AlJammaz, V.P of AlJammaz Distribution.
He continued, “ Our new status as a VCE Distributor in Saudi Arabia further enhances our ability to deliver the highest quality of solutions to our resellers, who want the benefits of a single, highly secure, standardized, market-leading infrastructure, a critical element of our growth strategy is to partner with innovative technology vendors like VCE. VCE’s Vblock Systems portfolio is pre-integrated, tested and validated infrastructure which can be quickly deployed and easily distributed. The solution dramatically increases the predictability and timeliness of IT projects for solution providers and end-users alike” About VCE
VCE, formed by Cisco and EMC with investments from VMware and Intel, accelerates the adoption of converged infrastructure and cloud-based computing models that dramatically reduce the cost of IT while improving time to market for our customers. VCE, through the Vblock System, delivers the industry's first completely integrated IT offering with end-to-end vendor accountability. VCE's pre-packaged solutions are available through an extensive partner network, and cover horizontal applications, vertical industry offerings, and application development environments, allowing customers to focus on business innovation instead of integrating, validating and managing IT infrastructure.
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About Al-Jammaz Distribution
AlJammaz Distribution is the leading Saudi based IT company, which distributes advanced technology products, solutions and services in the areas of networking, data and voice communications, Computers, Servers, storage, wireless mobility and broadband access. Through channel partners; Al-Jammaz Distribution serves the financial, industrial, education, hospitality, healthcare, government and SMB sectors, offering high-demand products at the lowest possible cost including leading technology suppliers such as: Cisco Systems, Linksys, EMC, , Symantec, VCE, Technicolor, Panduit, Fluke Networks and APC.
Al-Jammaz mainly look after the distribution business through 1st and 2nd tier targeting the Retial, SMB/commercial Mid Market and Enterprise segments. After 20 years of working in the field of information technology, Al-Jammaz succeeded to establish strong business with coverage and reach about 90% of the Saudi Arabia territory.
For further information www.al-jammaz.com