Mitsumi adds HP supplies rights in Middle East
by Stuart Wilson, Wednesday 15 February 2017
Mitsumi Distribution, a major IT, consumer electronics and telecoms distributor in the Middle East and Africa, has been appointed by HP Middle East as an authorised HP supplies distributor for the Middle East region. HP and Mitsumi already have a well-established alliance of 6 years. This agreement further extends Mitsumi’s East African distribution rights to also include the UAE, Oman, Bahrain and Yemen.
As an authorised distributor, Mitsumi will distribute HP supplies entire range of products in the Middle East and will further strengthen HP’s channel ecosystem. Mitsumi claims that it can expand HP’s customer base, provide better service inventory and delivery, plus training and support to resellers in these markets.
Mikhail Voronov, PPS supplies distribution business manager Africa at HP, said: “Innovation at HP is not just about products, but about processes. With Mitsumi’s experience and commitment, we are confident that this strategic partnership will help us deliver our business objective to better reach our resellers and customers. We look forward to a more successful partnership with Mitsumi.”
Mitesh Shah, managing director at Mitsumi Distribution, said: “HP and Mitsumi have always had a strong partnership; expanding our rights not only reflects the vendors’ but also the markets (resellers and stakeholders) confidence and trust in Mitsumi. We will continue to work with HP to realise their business objective; ensuring every option is available to our resellers and customers.”
Mitsumi distributes a wide range of products covering PCs, notebooks, mobility, data centre, storage, hardware, services, and telecoms products from various well-known vendors. Mitsumi operates in 10 Middle East and African countries including UAE, Algeria, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Ethiopia, Nigeria, Ghana and Cameroon.
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