Getac signs leading European distributor, Ingram Micro to expand reach and reseller community across Western Europe
Ingram Micro to support increased sales of Getac devices into data capture and point of sale markets
Combines Ingram Micro’s extensive reseller network with Getac’s hands-on partner and customer approach
Getac, the global designer and manufacturer of rugged mobile devices today announces a partnership with Ingram Micro, Europe’s largest distributor of technology products, to distribute Getac’s range of fully rugged tablets to the mobility sector across Western Europe.
As a result of the partnership, Getac will gain access to Ingram Micro’s network of some 90,000 resellers and benefit from its dedicated specialist teams across Europe. The partnership will help to meet growing demand for fully rugged devices in mobile markets, such as warehousing, transport and logistics, retail and hospitality, healthcare and field force automation. The partnership will also help to grow Getac’s brand and existing channel community.
Ingram will distribute Getac’s fully rugged tablet range – including the RX10, T800, F110, Z710 and V110 models – all offering 3D antenna for unprecedented connectivity and Lumibond screen technology for visibility in low or bright light conditions, as well as meeting industry standards for rugged devices and security.
Mark Cheetham, EMEA Director DC/POS at Ingram Micro says: “Getac rugged tablets are recognised for their reliability, security and durability and are a valuable addition to our portfolio. Getac takes a hands-on approach to its reseller partnerships, engaging on key sales with both partners and customers alike, leveraging our solutions team and expertise as well as providing speedy delivery.”
“Partnering with Ingram Micro and its core specialist resellers expands our channel community and opens up new market opportunities” comments Paul Waddilove, Channel Director EMEA, Getac. “We’re excited about the partnership and see this as a first step towards a broader relationship.”
Getac Technology Corporation, a key subsidiary of MiTAC-Synnex Business Group (2015 consolidated revenue $28 billion USD), was established in 1989 as a joint venture with GE Aerospace to supply defence electronic products. Getac’s business coverage includes; rugged notebooks, rugged tablet PCs and rugged handheld devices for military, police, government, communications, manufacturing and transportation applications ranging from fully rugged to commercial-grade rugged. Getac’s strong R&D capabilities allow it to provide a high level of customisation and all-aspect hardware-software integration solutions. For more information visit: http://www.getac.com.
About Ingram Micro
The Ingram Micro DC/POS division augments Ingram Micro’s presence on the European market in the area of data capture and point of sales systems. Ingram Micro’s DC/POS portfolio covers all areas of mobile data capture: barcode scanners, mobile terminals, label printers, RFID and wireless systems as well as cash solutions. The specialised sales department of Ingram Micro’s DC/POS division supports its customers in the selection of the right products and/or systems. The Professional Service Division advises customers in all technical matters before and after purchase.