Ingram Micro has announced the signing of a distribution agreement with Red Hat as part of the Red Hat Certified Cloud and Service Provider (CCSP) program to support the following countries: Afghanistan, Algeria, Bahrain, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, The Democratic Republic of Cote d’Ivoire, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Gabon, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Liberia, Libyan Arab Jamahiriya, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Niger, Oman, Qatar, Sao Tome and Principe, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Togo, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Western Sahara & Yemen.
As part of this collaboration, Ingram Micro will work with Red Hat to qualify, recruit and onboard partners as Red Hat Certified Cloud and Service Providers. Channel partners in the region can benefit from the capabilities to build smarter with Red Hat solutions that offer the flexibility and scalability to help meet evolving customer needs through open, cloud-based technologies.
The Red Hat CCSP program enables partners to expand on their trusted cloud services by helping them deliver managed services on hybrid and multi-cloud deployments using products already in their datacenters—accompanied by Red Hat’s award-winning technical support. Dr. Ali Baghdadi, SVP & Chief Executive of Ingram Micro – META; Chief Executive of Ingram Micro Cyber Security – EMEA, said, “We are delighted to be part of the Red Hat Certified Cloud and Service Provider program. We are confident we can bring great value to our partners and their customers with this agreement to support the building of next-generation IT infrastructure. We continuously strive to elevate our business with Red Hat and look forward to future collaboration and success.”
Adrian Pickering, Regional GM, MENA at Red Hat, said, “At Red Hat, we have always taken great pride in our extensive partner ecosystem and supporting those we work alongside to help them realize their aspirations. Fostering a culture of innovation worldwide is important to us, and we are looking forward to this exciting new chapter of collaboration with Ingram Micro. The coming period represents a great opportunity for distribution markets to achieve sustained growth, become more agile, and capitalize on the tremendous opportunities ahead. Robust IT infrastructure is an essential component of sustained success in this direction, and we are looking forward to leveraging our knowledge and expertise to further advance these markets.”