Midis Group announces strategic agreement with HPE
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 mentioned 6 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 6 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, benefitting current and prospective customers.”
About Midis Group
MIDIS Group is a privately-owned group of IT companies with over 4,000 employees, in sales, tech support, and operations, and with an Annual turnover of over 4 billion USD (2017). Its mission is “to be a high-integrity partner, providing world-class technology brands and solutions into emerging markets and focusing on customer satisfaction”.
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.