Oracle, Tech Data To Expand Kingdom Reseller Opportunities
Oracle Middle East recently announced the appointment of Tech Data as its Value Added Distributor (VAD) in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The agreement falls within Tech Data’s year-long program aimed at generating new revenue streams for the information technology reseller channel in the region, stated a press release.
Tech Data sponsored research on the Saudi market, carried out by Dubai-based research consultancy Paradigm, shows that more and more resellers in the Saudi market are trading with software. In 2000, 50 percent of Saudi resellers traded with Software compared to 80 percent in 2001.
Founded in 1974, Tech Data provides IT products, logistics management and other value-added services. The company and its subsidiaries serve more than 100,000 technology resellers in the United States, Canada, the Caribbean, Latin America, Europe and the Middle East. Tech Data’s extensive service offering includes pre- and post-sale training and technical support, financing options and configuration services as well as a full range of electronic commerce solutions. The company generated sales of $20.4 billion for its most recent fiscal year, which ended January 31, 2001. — (menareport.com)
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