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ALSO Group forms strategic partnership with HP Inc. to market its new A3 printing range

Broadliner ALSO has formed a partnership with HP Inc. to shake up the European A3 printing market. As part of a new cooperation, ALSO will begin marketing HP's new A3 product line-up, which merges uncompromising quality with faster output speeds at attractive prices. HP Inc. selected ALSO to market its products across 14 countries in Europe, including Austria, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Iceland (from Denmark for HP certified partners only), Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Sweden and Switzerland. "We look forward to partnering with HP Inc. to roll out their innovative new A3 products. Working together, we can help our certified managed printer resellers to bring the next generation of A3 printing to end-consumers across Europe. Besides serving as a logistics partner, we aim to provide additional services such as machine staging, supplies replenishment, reverse logistics, and project management", said Gustavo Möller-Hergt, CEO of ALSO Holding.

Inspired by HP's large-scale commercial printers, the new A3 product portfolio includes Mono and Color Laserjets with output speeds up to 60 pages per minute as well as Inkjets equipped with PageWide technology featuring speeds up to 80 pages per minute. The product range will be complemented by an array of accessories and supplies.

Four new vendors for Obscure Technologies

Africa: young security VAD Obscure Technologies has inked distribution deals for the SADC region with no less than four new vendors: Palo Alto Networks (next generation firewalls), RiskIQ (cyber-threat intelligence and digital threat management platform), Trend Micro (general purpose security solutions) and Wombat (security awareness and training services).

New vendors for Globomatik, Informatica Megasur, Reelsa, Tech Data and Vivanco, and another BU for Arrow ECS

Iberia: in Spain, PC component and peripheral specialist Globomatik has become an official, strategic partner for Gigabyte, covering its offer of motherboards1. In the past, Globomatik was a subdistributor for Gigabyte products. Broadliner Informatica Megasur has started the distribution of Colido 3D printers and Shining 3D scanners in the country2. POS specialist Reelsa has added SunLux barcode scanners to its portfolio3. Infrastructure VAD Azlan has expanded its Cloud Marketplace with Brocade software networking solutions. Finally, accessory specialist Vivanco has inked distribution deals with Vogel's and Hama, for their mounting solutions4.

In Portugal, infrastructure VAD Arrow ECS has finally opened up its local cloud BU, supporting the local version of its ArrowSphere platform (source: Channel Partner España 1 and 4, Dealer Market España 2 and 3).

ADATA appoints Rashi Peripherals for SSD products

India: storage and memory vendor ADATA Technology has signed a partnership with PC component specialist Rashi Peripherals. The new partnership empowers Rashi Peripherals to deliver innovative ADATA SSD to a wide range of customers, backed by an extensive support and warranty network. ADATA will make sure Rashi has access to its latest products with ample supply to promptly meet demand in the ever-dynamic and growing India market. "It is a distinct honor working with Rashi Peripherals. We are keen on expanding in the India market and consider it one of our most important locations. With Rashi's expertise, knowledge, and infrastructure, we can deliver more products to more customers based on actual need. Very importantly, we can also improve the quality of after-sales service we offer buyers. ADATA looks forward to much joint success with Rashi", said Mr. Siddharth Jatania, Managing Director ADATA India.

"We are excited to partner with ADATA for their SSD solution and gain from their global experience and knowledge. This added product category will help bring in wider range of ADATA products & solutions to India market", added Mr. Rajesh Goenka, Vice President Sales and Marketing at Rashi Peripherals (source: IT Var News India).

More partners for ACI Hellas and CPI

Greece: Samsung has chosen print specialist ACI Hellas (a spinoff of defunct Dutch supply specialist ACI Adam) as an official distributor for its printers and related supplies1. Peripheral and network specialist CPI has added BenQ video-projectors to its catalog2 (source: Biztech Hellas 1 and 2).

Recent additions

Our directory is updated daily through information sent by vendors and distributors. Here are the latest updates :
Exertis Corepixel AB -  Sweden - Specialist
3D Storm -  France - VAD
AMI Marketing (Pty) Ltd t/a Learning Curve -  South Africa - Specialist
AQM World FZCO -  United Arab Emirates - Specialist
Rare Distribution -  United Arab Emirates - Specialist
Aitek France -  France - Broadliner
Ebertlang Swiss AG -  Switzerland - Specialist
ITANCIA USA Inc. -  United States - Specialist
360Mobile SL -  Spain - Specialist
Smartycom GmbH -  Switzerland - Specialist

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