Beirut – August 6, 2018 - The MIDIS Group announced today it has signed a strategic agreement with Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) to manage and operate HPE´s local market presence within Bulgaria, Croatia, Serbia, Kenya, Nigeria and Morocco. It is anticipated that the agreement will take effect on November 1, 2018. Backed by MIDIS Group’s extensive local knowledge and deep commitment to the emerging markets in Europe, Middle East and Africa, this new partnership will make it simpler and faster to deliver IT solutions that meet customers’ business requirements, while providing an even better experience for HPE customers and partners in the six countries.
Effective November 1, MIDIS, through its local Selectium affiliates, will manage HPE’s local market presence and operate all aspects of the business in Bulgaria, Croatia, Serbia, Kenya, Nigeria and Morocco, including local customer and partner relationships. MIDIS and HPE remain committed to putting HPE’s customers and partners first and ensuring a seamless transition. MIDIS will continue to deliver the desired and expected HPE experience across all available HPE products, services and solutions by leveraging the unique expertise of HPE’s partner community.
Longer term, MIDIS and HPE remain committed to investing in innovation and providing industry-leading product and services solutions for Hybrid IT, Intelligent Edge, and Pointnext services including converged infrastructure, private cloud technology, security and all-flash storage.
Quote from Georges Abboud, MIDIS Group GM:
“The MIDIS Group is delighted to partner with HPE to serve the Bulgarian, Croatian, Serbian, Kenyan, Nigerian and Moroccan markets. We see considerable long-term potential in those six countries and plan to invest even further in the talent and partnerships currently in place. HPE solutions and services continue to lead the world of enterprise IT and we look forward to building on that market leadership and reputation to support the customer base in each of those countries better than ever.”
Quote from Martin Kubala, HPE East South Europe Managing Director:
“HPE is a global leader in IT infrastructure, and through our partnership with the MIDIS Group, we will continue to deliver our extensive portfolio of products and services to Bulgaria, Croatia, Serbia, Kenya, Nigeria and Morocco. This new initiative with the MIDIS Group will strengthen HPE’s position in those countries, benefiting current and prospective customers.”
For more information, please contact Andras Schnabel (A.Schnabel@midisglobal.com).
In all cases, final implementation by country will be subject to local laws, regulations, information and consultation with employee representatives, where required.
About MIDIS Group
With more than 5000 professionals, over 50 of the world’s leading IT suppliers, and a solid 50-year track record of performance and reliability, the Midis Group is an international organization comprised of over 150 companies across the emerging markets of Europe, the Middle East & Africa.
The group is known for its advanced offering of ICT services and consultancy, system integration capabilities, software and hardware solutions, and distribution coverage, along with Data Center capabilities, IT infrastructure and power solutions.
The Midis Group was named in 2006 as one of the World Economic Forum’s initial 100 Global Growth Companies.
The group focuses on providing the best in services, with integrity, to vendors, partners, and customers across the destinations it serves.