ICT distributor ECS ICT Berhad and Samsung Malaysia Electronics (SME) Sdn. Bhd. have signed a business-to-business (B2B) distribution agreement that will see ECS distributing the global leading consumer electronics provider’s entire range of IT and mobility products to the enterprise market.
Under the agreement, Samsung notebook PCs, tablet PCs, smartphones and phablets (like the Galaxy Note II) will be distributed by ECS’s subsidiary – ECS Astar Sdn Bhd’s nationwide network of resellers and corporate dealers – to the Malaysian business community.
The two parties are no strangers to each other, as the domestic ICT distribution market leader has long been a distributor of Samsung’s pioneering technologies, including its notebooks, tablet PCs, LCD monitors, Large Format LCD monitors, printers and consumables to the consumer market, since 2005.
“As part of our Enterprise Partner Program, Samsung is pleased to have signed this B2B distribution agreement with ECS – seamlessly connecting our partners with Samsung’s industry leading enterprise solutions products. Samsung has a long-standing relationship with ECS, which has been built on shared values of exemplary customer service and satisfaction. We now look to respond quickly to what is a rapidly-changing marketplace, particularly with regard to BYOD and mobile security.” said Varinderjit Singh, Vice President, B2B Business Unit, Samsung Malaysia Electronics (SME) Sdn. Bhd.
“The BYOD trend has altered how enterprises approach the mobility of their workforce, encouraging a more customer-oriented and value management style. To address this trend, Samsung has built on existing capabilities to further develop business-class solutions. In addition to developments on the product end, Samsung is building an eco-system with leading global business partners to boost their B2B solutions.” he added.
“Together, with our powerful, innovative and connected devices on the market, we will deliver a comprehensive, best-in-class enterprise mobility solution to meet today’s demands of a diverse mobile workforce and we are thrilled that ECS is partnering us in achieving these goals.” he concluded.