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Business Experts Hails the GATES APAC-India Initiative


To maximize business success and have a better understanding of channel landscape; GATES APAC Pte. Ltd announces an initiative to facilitate a powerful business platform for ICT and consumer electronics brands to launch, build or manage channels across India sub-continent.

The announcement of the inaugural GATES RESELLER CHANNEL SUMMIT in India next year has been welcomed by all quarters of the industry, including channel partners, vendors and industry experts.

 Sharing insights on the announcements, Vishal Sopory, CEO of IRIS Computers India, a leading national ICT distributor said, “We welcome this initiative in India offering a single platform for channel partners and vendors to participate and grow their business through meaningful interactions.” He further added “India ICT sector has a great potential for growth, with the devices growing at over 12.6% and services over 15%, it is the market to be in for everyone, and there is a clear requirement for a sophisticated and structured platform like GATES that will enable business growth by applying industry best practices imparted from the experts.”

GATES will allow brands & channels to achieve this efficiently. The dates for the inaugural GATES ICT Reseller Summit has been finalized for 16-18, February 2016 and it will be held at the Aamby Valley City, Maharashtra, India.

Commenting on this maiden India foray, Vasudevan K S, Executive Director, The Gates said, “GATES ICT Reseller Summit 2015 looks to ensure the growth of ICT industry in India by harnessing the channel’s nationwide presence, pursuing proprietary programs with vendors and channel partners, improving the channel partner’s ability to differentiate their businesses in today’s market, and bringing together the channel to function as a cohesive-whole. We bring with us years of industry-channel partnership building experience and we will put that to use for the growth of ICT business.”

GATES puts itself in the center of an ever evolving channel ecosystem, facilitating interactions and engagements between stakeholders in the ecosystem and accelerating mutually beneficial business opportunities for them,” said Sanjeev Gupta, an industry veteran responsible for running APAC channels for several vendors like Razor, Cisco etc.


Niloy Banerjee

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