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EET Europarts acquires Spanish market leader in computer connectivity

Spain: Danish broadliner and sparepart specialist EET Europarts continues its acquisition spree with another prey, cabling and connectivity specialist Import Cable. The cost of the acquisition has not been unveiled. The distributor will be integrated into EET Europart's Spanish branch, headed by Miguel Cervera Andersen. Import Cable is based in Madrid and has 20 years of experience in the computer connectivity market. The company is a trusted supplier for installers of information technology throughout Spain. As official distributor of major brands Import Cable has continually added new high quality products to meet the needs of its customers, keeping in stock more than 4000 products, in cables, racks and connectivity devices for immediate delivery. The acquisition is part of EET Europarts' ambitious growth strategy counting more than 30 successful acquisitions over the past 20 years, clearly demonstrating the group's ability to create significant synergies from mergers.

"Acquisitions are an important part of our growth strategy, and a contributing factor to our successful expansion in recent years. We have the experience and know-how to carry out integration of different organizations and human teams effectively and successfully, and always with the clear target of providing our customers with an even better product portfolio, and a stronger organization to support the customers in whatever needs they may have. We will continue our expansion strategy, and we keep our doors open to new companies who are interested in joining our group. Currently we are in contact with several potential candidates", says John Thomas, CEO at EET Group.

Javier Rodriguez Gonzalez, Director of Import Cable says: "We are very pleased to become part of an ambitious and successful company like EET Europarts. We look forward to bringing our long-time experience and competences within the computer connectivity business together with the focused IT teams at EET Europarts, and being able to offer our customers the advantages of EET Europarts' e-trade platform and its state-of-the-art logistics set-up. Seeing how efficiently EET Europarts has been growing their Server, Computer and Printer Parts business, I feel very confident, and look forward to create mutual synergies to our joint business going forward."

Bulwark partners with Mimecast

Middle East: security VAD Bulwark has partnered with Mimecast, a provider of enterprise email archiving, to supply the vendor's email archives and data security solutions in the region. Under the accord, Bulwark will distribute Mimecast's full portfolio of security, continuity and archiving products to channel partners in the region. "We are thrilled to introduce Mimecast to complement and complete our existing product portfolio specialising in the information security domain. The Bulwark and Mimecast partnership will ensure that customers receive secure and compliant email archives and continuity cloud services and highly confidential business information", said Jose Thomas Menacherry, managing director, Bulwark Technologies. Thomas said with a highly trained and competitive team of sales, marketing and technical experts Bulwark aspires to deliver fast, consistent and value-added services to its customers in the region.

Brandon Bekker, managing director, Mimecast MEA, said: "This partnership is meaningful to both Mimecast and Bulwark. By joining forces, we can deliver a complete and comprehensive value added proposition to the Middle East. Our aim is to grow our reach across different verticals and market segments in this region, and we look to achieve this through a focused go-to-market strategy with Bulwark." (source: ITP Middle East)

Tenable appoints Bakotech

Ukrainian software and security VAD Bakotech has been chosen by Tenable Network Security as official distributor for its network monitoring solutions in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia and Ukraine.

Exertis launches LG Smart Hybrid Cooler

United Kingdom: broadliner Exertis has started the distribution of the LG Smart Hybrid Cooler that innovatively combines a built-in transparent signage display with a cooler. The 124,5cm display uses a M+ transparent HD panel with advanced IPS technology that renders brighter images for a vivid digital content. Messages can be managed and displayed remotely with content distribution via the internet or an USB. Ian Aitken, Exertis, general manager, AV said "The LG Smart Hybrid Cooler has a great many applications particularly across the retail, leisure, hospitality and catering sectors. Customers will be able to see the product first hand at our AV Enablement Suite. For end users, it not only provides the functionality of a cooler that can display product or brand imagery but also the opportunity to generate advertising income."

By eliminating air gap between the door glass and the transparent LCD panel, the LG Smart Hybrid Cooler displays accurate image and colour. Built-in speakers can add to the experience. Proximity sensors automatically switch the display from advertising mode to transparent mode enabling a see-thru view of the cooler contents. The Exertis AV Enablement Suite provides resellers and their customers with a showcase for digital signage and interactive technologies, highlighting the IT infrastructure and control environments required to enable them.

Three new brands for Difox

Retail specialist Difox has added three new vendors to its portfolio, Goal Zero (external batteries and solar-powered charge stations), Amaryllo (intelligent home video-security solutions) and Drobo (Raid external storage systems). All these products are available in Europe through Difox offices in Finland, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands and Spain.

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Ignition Technology Sub-Saharan Africa -  South Africa - VAD
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