Advantech and Ingram Micro Europe Sign Distribution Agreement

Advantech Ingram Micro EuropeAdvantech, the embedded platform and integration services leader announced that Ingram Micro has joined its European Sales network per January 2013, specifically for the ProAV market in Europe. Ingram Micro Inc., a Fortune 100 company, is the world’s largest wholesale technology distributor and a global leader in IT supply-chain, mobile device lifecycle services and logistics solutions.

Partner to target ProAV Market.

Ingram Micro’s ProAV Division serves IT and AV customer needs across Europe whilst offering complete Product Solutions as well as Services. Fabrizio del Maffeo, Advantech Sales Director Intelligent Services comments: “Ingram Micro’s comprehensive set of knowledge and skills complements Advantech’s digital signage product portfolio, fostering new business opportunities and driving higher growth in this evolving ProAV market. Together with Ingram Micro, we will expand market presence and sales of Advantech digital signage solutions into new channels. We welcome Ingram Micro to our family of channel partners.”

A strategic alliance delivering a professional signage solution

“Advantech’s product line matches very well with Ingram Micro’s European Digital Signage strategy and addresses very well the AV customer needs” commented Nathalie Andersen, Director of the ProAV Digital Signage Division Europe.  We are looking forward to partnering with Advantech and delivering to our customers a complete range of reliable and innovative Digital Signage Solutions and Services.”

On Ingram Micro Inc.

Ingram Micro is the world’s largest wholesale technology distributor and a global leader in IT supply-chain, mobile device lifecycle services and logistics solutions. As a vital link in the technology value chain, Ingram Micro creates sales and profitability opportunities for vendors and resellers through unique marketing programs, outsourced logistics and mobile solutions, technical support, financial services and product aggregation and distribution. The company is the only global broad-based IT distributor, serving 145 countries on six continents with the world’s most comprehensive portfolio of IT products and services.

Visit eu.ingrammicro.com or www.ingrammicro.com

For further information please contact:

Sven Joos
VP, HR & Communications Europe
Tel: +32 (0)2 254 96 32
Fax: +32 (0)2 254 96 29
sven.joos [at] ingrammicro.eu

About Advantech

Founded in 1983, Advantech is a leader in providing trusted, innovative products, services, and solutions. Advantech offers comprehensive system integration, hardware, software, customer-centric design services, embedded systems, automation products, and global logistics support. We cooperate closely with our partners to help provide complete solutions for a wide array of applications across a diverse range of industries. Our mission is to enable an intelligent planet with Automation and Embedded Computing products and solutions that empower the development of smarter working and living. With Advantech, there is no limit to the applications and innovations our products make possible. (Corporate Website: www.advantech.eu)

Media Contact:
Advantech Europe B.V.
Pauline Huang
+31 (0) 40 267 70 84
Pauline.Huang [at] advantech.eu

Source: Advantech