Ingram Micro launches Internet of Things business for Middle East, Africa, Turkey

By Arun Shankar   10 April, 2018
Ingram Micro launches Internet of Things business for Middle East, Africa, Turkey

Tamer AbdelFattah, Head of IoT business, META region, Ingram Micro.

Ingram Micro announced the launch of its newly formed Internet of Things Business Unit in Middle East, Turkey and Africa. Ingram Micro has been a value-added distributor for numerous ICT vendors including Cisco, Dell EMC, HPE, IBM, Microsoft, Oracle and others.

Over the last 24 months, Ingram Micro has launched several solutions based business units including ones for Cloud Technology, Cyber Security and Physical Security. These Centers of Excellence have positioned the company to become a leader in these high growth segments, supporting the channel in the region and beyond.

The Internet of Things today is at the top of the agenda of all the leading technology vendors. Ingram Micro is well positioned to provide end to end solutions by combining vendor solutions with other IoT sensors, trackers, edge analytics, video analytics and software from many ISVs who have very industry specific applications. These solutions will enable their users to add value to their business, to monetise IoT solutions, to be ahead of their competition, to have the best control on their business and to maximise cost optimisation of their operations.

Ingram Micro is positioned at the center of the IoT orbit, where customers, solution integrators and ISVs can partner with Ingram Micro as their trusted advisor and one stop shop enabling them to accelerate the IoT opportunity in the markets they serve.

“Today, we are launching our IoT business unit which will be a Center of Excellence, a solutions provider and a point of expertise for our partners. We welcome Tamer AbdelFattah, who will lead IoT Business Unit in the META region, and look forward to the contributions he and his team will make to our business.” said Ali Baghdadi, Senior Vice President and Chief Executive of Ingram Micro’s META region.

“I am very proud to lead our IoT efforts to create value for all our vendors and partners,” said AbdelFattah. “Ingram Micro is making a big investment in IoT on a global level, including the META region. We are putting this investment in the Center of Excellence with a highly experienced team. IoT show case platforms to be available to our vendors, channel partners, end-user customers and even innovators. We will deliver value added services and become even more relevant to our vendors and market in this technology segment domain.”

AbdelFattah has experience in IT and the telecommunication industry, having developed business around the region, with a track record of high growth achievements. He comes from a vendor background with 13 years in HPE, and five years prior this with Vodafone.


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