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|03/04/07 ComTrade has become the regional distributor for AMD processors! - Economy
The ComTrade Group has signed the contract with AMD Company on 26 February officially becoming the regional distributor for all types of AMD processors. This contract stipulates that the ComTrade group distributes and retails AMD processors in Serbia, Montenegro, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia, Bulgaria and Albania."
03/01/07 AMD now headless in SA - IT Online
"Reliable sources reveal that two of the four - Asbis Africa, Legend, Rectron and Sahara - are about to be discarded. At the time of going to press, the new head of the region, Gautam Srivastava was unavailable for comment. Channel partners say they are not too surprised at the recent developments."
02/08/07 AMD signs on Synnex - CRN
"The agreement was formed in response to demand from Synnex's customers for AMD technology, while providing both parties with an opportunity to target new markets. Ian Low, sales and marketing vice president, South Asia, AMD Far East, said, Synnex is part of AMD's overall growth strategy in the AN/Z region."
07/31/06 AMD wants channel to break ‘Intel monopoly’ - Computing
“It is a shame we do not have more tier two/three OEM partners in Europe to be more competitive. One of the advantages of breaking the monopoly is it will bring a lot more opportunity [for partners]. This acquisition gives us a great set of building blocks for innovation and a competitive capability against Intel.”
04/14/06 Intel, AMD try schmoozing channel again - the inquirer
"So it is with some interest that we notice in Digitimes that AMD is holding a distributor jamboree in Dubai, while Intel APAC will schmooze disties and top partners at a gig in Sanya, Hainan Province China at month end too"
03/28/06 AMD thinks that Azerbaijani market is developing dynamically - Trend
"According to the corporation `s manager on Russia and CIS, Anatolii Martinov, the general condition of the informative-communicational technologies in Azerbaijan is stable and dynamically developing. "
03/28/06 Distributors struggle with AMD dual-core demand - CRN Australia
"A spokesperson at a national AMD distributor, who did not wish to be named, said dual-core products were so popular that the distributor didn't have enough stock to keep up with customer demand."
03/27/06 AMD's Commercial Program Takes Off - CRN
"Armed with performance information about AMD’s dual-core server processors, Williams was able to beat out Dell in a $400,000 bid to furnish a community college system with servers running 64-bit applications including Exchange. “We are trying to duplicate that over and over again by bringing in performance differences of AMD over Intel right now,” he said, noting that AMD also has offered financial assistance when the conversation focuses on a price differential. "
02/08/06 Ingram Micro signs AMD - CRN Australia
"AMD added Ingram Micro Australia and New Zealand to its distribution list in an attempt to gain more market share from microprocessor market leader Intel. The agreement came about following a global contract signed between AMD and Ingram on May 10 last year."
01/23/06 Almasa officially launches “Commercial Distributor” Agreement with AMD for the Middle East
"Almasa IT Distribution, one of the leading hardware distribution and network solutions specialists in the Middle East, has officially launched its “Commercial Distributor” agreement with AMD by hosting a channel event for AMD resellers at Movenpick Hotel, Dubai. Invitees were welcomed by Syed Parvez Ahmed, Vice President of Almasa IT Distribution, and Herve Barcelo, Director Distribution EMEA of AMD, and received the latest product and technology related information in a reseller training given by Gaith Kadir, Regional Manager, MEA, AMD."
12/12/05 AMD adds Almasa to boost distribution line-up - ITP
"Components vendor AMD has confirmed the appointment of Almasa IT Distribution as a master distributor in the Middle East. Under the terms of the deal, Almasa will purchase directly from AMD and will join the vendor’s existing Middle East distribution line-up, which includes Thacker, Sahara and Golden Systems."
11/25/05 Ingram gives AMD a boost - the inquirer
"Intel had a table at the awards last night, while AMD had three tables, slap bang in front of the Can Can girls and comedienne Jo Brand."
10/24/05 AMD Unveils Commercial Channel Program & Extending Channel Initiatives Worldwide
AMD today introduced the AMD Commercial Channel Access Program to enhance and extend the company's commitment to partners' business needs and contribute to their continued growth and success in the commercial market. The program is designed to foster an environment of collaboration and innovation within the growing worldwide AMD64 ecosystem of systems integrators, value-added resellers (VARs) and distributors. It is designed to deliver benefits to participants by helping them gain access to and develop solutions for the increasing number of customers now looking to deploy AMD Opteron processor-based platforms and provide tangible value through these solutions tailored to best address the needs of their end customers.
10/20/05 AMD's Shifting Channel Strategy - Internet News
"AMD said it has already staffed and funded more than 20 solutions and campaigns with more than 15 different systems integrators, VARs and distributors participating in its commercial channel access program. Companies participating will have access to an AMD Web portal, which will include AMD product information, white papers and success story templates, joint customer solution pilots, channel-specific marketing support, access to the AMD business development team, and AMD-supported campaigns to help build awareness."
05/11/05 Ingram Micro Extends Global Relationship with AMD, Strenghthens Components Business
As part of the worldwide distribution relationship, Ingram Micro and AMD will work together to expand the manufacturer's footprint around the globe, building new customer relationships and generating demand in countries within Europe and the Americas, as well as select areas within Asia Pacific.
04/05/05 AMD Targets Government Market Through Strategic Relationship With GTSI
The specialization and professional services support for AMD64 technology is expected to strengthen GTSI's dedicated HP and Sun Microsystems Technology Practices by adding another viable choice to GTSI's best-of-breed integrated IT solutions approach that helps government customers to address urgent IT requirements.
02/11/05 AMD Announces ASI Corp. as Processor Distributor in North America
Under the terms of the agreement, ASI will serve as an authorized distributor of AMD's entire product line including AMD Sempron, Mobile AMD Sempron, AMD Athlon 64, Mobile AMD Athlon 64, and AMD Opteron processors, as well as AMD Turion 64 mobile technology, in North America. The ASI branch locations across the U.S. and Canada focus on the immediate delivery of computing technology to approximately 18,000 value-added resellers (VARS).
04/26/04 Avnet Computing Components Recognized as AMD Distributor of the Year - TMC Net
"Avnet Computing Components has a solutions-based approach to selling the AMD Opteron processor for white box servers and workstations, and the AMD Athlon 64 processor for white box desktops, workstations and notebooks. AMD processors are well suited for education, government, commercial, retail, gaming, entertainment, video editing and corporate enterprise solutions. System builders, VARs and ISVs can quickly and easily configure AMD products into complete custom solutions through Avnet Computing Components' online system configuration tool,"
06/08/03 AMD creates Beachhead for Opteron programme - the inquirer
"Intel's systems need a new infrastructure, including enclosures, cooling and power supplies, and new software with a consequent steep learning curve for end users and support personnel, and wasting billions of dollars worldwide in research and development"
04/23/03 AMD Promotes Key Executives In Asia Pacific And EMEA
"Kazuo Sakai has been named group vice president, sales and marketing, Asia Pacific. In this new role, Sakai-san will be responsible for AMD’s sales and marketing activities for the Asia Pacific region except China and Korea. His major coverage includes such countries as Japan, Taiwan, India, Singapore and Australia. Sakai-san most recently served as AMD’s vice president, sales and marketing, North Asia Pacific and president, AMD Japan. In addition to his expanded responsibilities for South Asia, Sakai-san will continue to serve as president, AMD Japan."
04/22/03 Avnet unveils Opteron server customization program - esm
"Avnet Applied Computing (AAC), the Phoenix-based division of Avnet Inc. focused on enterprise solutions, launched a service to allow systems builders to quickly customize and validate whitebox servers based on the Opteron processor introduced today by Advanced Micro Devices Inc. "
04/07/03 AMD and Lynx decide exclusive selling partnership - ZDNet
"The Reutlinger PC manufacturer Lynx takes over on the one hand the exclusive distribution for from AMD common with the Italian PC manufacturer CMS for Europe developed server Building of block (Main board plus housings) in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. "
08/09/02 CPU makers fail to manage excess - Electronic Supply
"That may be, but Gammage said Intel and AMD have done a poor job of tracking sales through distributors, some of which he said chased market share at any price-even to the extent of selling Pentiums at below cost and then using the Intel rebate to cover their losses. "