|Left to right: Chris Papa, Country Manager for SMB, Dell Philippines; Catherine Lian, Regional Director for Consumer and Commercial Channel – South Asia and Korea, Dell; Jimmy Go, President and CEO, MSI-ECS; and Ricky Lopez, Country Manager Large Enterprise and Public Sector, Dell Philippines.|
MSI-ECS, a partner company of ECS Holdings Ltd. based in Singapore, is one of the leading IT solutions providers in the country.
“Today’s announcement of Dell and MSI-ECS partnership marks the beginning of Dell’s bigger picture as we are making long term commitment to grow our business in the Philippines,” said Catherine Lian, Dell Regional Director for South Asia. “We have expanded our business footprint in the channel business and we are continuously penetrating into new market segments. The recent announcement of the Dell and MSI-ECS partnership is one such example and we are now looking to drive this business into the next level.” – via PR
Announced on December 1st, 2010, the partnership would be able to let MSI-ECS cater customers of a better service. Dell PartnerDirect Program was built to help business partners, like MSI-ECS to significantly reduce costs and increase channel partner sales and profitability.
MSI-ECS JOINS DELL’S PARTNERDIRECT PROGRAM
And Becomes Official Certified Dell Partner
Makati City, Philippines, December 1, 2010 – MSI-ECS, one of the country’s leading providers of innovative and reliable computing solutions, today announced it has joined Dell’s PartnerDirect program as a Certified Dell Partner to continuously cater to the growing needs of the local IT community.
As a Certified Dell Partner MSI-ECS gains additional expertise in key enterprise products and solutions, including servers, storage, virtualization, computing flexibility and enterprise efficiency.
In addition to the basic benefits available to Dell Registered Partners, Dell Certified Partners can take advantage of access to demonstration units, field-based account management, and a range of financing options, deal registration and support.
PartnerDirect, administered by the Dell Americas Channel Group led by Greg Davis, is designed to provide companies like MSI-ECS with the opportunity to utilize Dell’s enterprise expertise while also helping Dell to expand its footprint.
“We believe that this partnership with Dell will support our goal to always be at the forefront of innovation. We want our customers to be informed with the latest solutions, and educated in utilizing these various technologies. We are confident that our relationship with Dell will also equip our people in using the various technologies available in the market,” MSI-ECS president and CEO Jimmy Go said.
Through PartnerDirect, Dell is formalizing existing initiatives to help partners like MSI-ECS increase profitability and deliver greater value and choice to their customers.
“Today’s announcement of Dell and MSI-ECS partnership marks the beginning of Dell’s bigger picture as we are making long term commitment to grow our business in the Philippines,” said Catherine Lian, Dell Regional Director for South Asia. “We have expanded our business footprint in the channel business and we are continuously penetrating into new market segments. The recent announcement of the Dell and MSI-ECS partnership is one such example and we are now looking to drive this business into the next level.”
In December 2007, Dell launched a dedicated partner online community to broaden conversations about how Dell can best meet the needs of its partners and work with them to simplify information technology for their customers.
Based on feedback from thousands of solution providers, features developed as part of the PartnerDirect program include:
• Access to a dedicated partner Web site at www.dell.com/partner;
• Partner logos and guidelines for certain marketing activities;
• 100-percent dedicated sales and customer care;
• Certification paths and training;
• Range of financing options; and,
• Deal registration serviced by SalesForce.com’s partner relationship management tool.
Organizations interested in Dell’s PartnerDirect program can learn more by visiting www.dell.com/partner.
About MSI-ECS Phils., Inc.
Since its inception in 1998, MSI-ECS Phils., Inc has established itself as one of the most forward-looking leading providers of innovative and reliable IT solutions in the Philippines. MSI-ECS is an associate company of ECS Holdings Limited – a Singapore Exchange mainboard company which is one of the leading ICT distributors in Asia Pacific, accessing to a network of more than 21,000 channel partners across China, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Indonesia and the Philippines. With a collective regional distribution experience and solid financial structure with IT distribution as its core competence, MSI-ECS has continuously redefined and broadened its portfolio of IT products and services to fully address the evolving needs of the local IT community.
For more information, please visit www.msi-ecs.com.ph
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