- New subsidiary of CTI Group has been appointed as value added distributor of Thales, FireEye, Zscaler, Riverbed and Dell.
- Allow Philippine resellers to tap potential market locally and extend market in Southeast Asia region through CTI network.
(left to right) Teddy Sumulong, Managing Director, Computrade Technology Philippines, CTI Group Chief Executive Officer Harry Surjanto – Raymond Remonquillo, Head – Conglomerate and Strategic Business of Dell Philippines; Tom Acero, Country Manager of FireEye Philippines; Simon Tong, Sales Director – South East Asia for Thales; and Jones Leung, SE Manager for Zscaler North Asia and Rachmat Gunawan, CTI Group Regional Director.
Manila, Philippines — October 28, 2014 — In a strong endorsement of the tremendous potential in the Philippines, Computrade Technology International (CTI Group), information technology infrastructure solutions provider, announced the opening of a subsidiary in the Philippines, Computrade Technology Philippines, Inc. (CTP) to support its growth in the Southeast Asia region. This new subsidiary is part of expansion plan that has led CTI to have local commercial presence in a rapidly growing Southeast Asia market.
CTP was established to support Filipino resellers to move up the business value chain. With the rising need and growth in Cloud, Analytics, Mobility and Social, CTP has visions and initiatives to support its resellers towards sustainable business models.
CTP’s ongoing efforts include the provision of end-to-end support structure, which includes enablement-ranging pre and post sales support, implementation services, trainings and joint efforts for market development and push programs.
CTP has strengthened brand awareness in Philippines and has progressively expanded its portfolio of products and services aimed at enterprise and small-medium businesses. To date, CTP was appointed as value-added distributor of Thales, FireEye, Zscaler, Riverbed, and Dell.
“This is a follow-up from the CTP’s commitment to serve resellers in Philippines that has been started last year,” said Teddy Sumulong, Managing Director CTP. “We understand that resellers and its customers need IT system to be simple as well as expert advice and technology provider that can provide end-to-end support. CTP delivers the best experience in the industry that leads resellers and customers to the productivity-oriented spending and business improvement.”
Such first engagement will be held today during the first CTP Partner Gathering in Manila where business partners will be given the opportunity to network and knowledge of solutions and supports available to them.
Philippines’ computer hardware sale is estimated to be PHP99.1billion in 2014 growing at 8.1% from PHP91.7 billion in 2013. Software sales to be PHP27.0 billion this year, growing 12.2% from PHP24.1 billion in 2013, while IT services sales to be PHP55.6 billion in 2014, growing 15.4% from PHP48.2 billion in 2013.
“Today announcement is the beginning of CTI Group’s bigger plan,” said Rachmat Gunawan, Regional Director of CTI Group. The establishment of CTP is the next step in a strategic plan announced in 2011 by expanding business in Southeast Asia region. We look forward to working closely with our exceptional reseller partners in Philippines and across the Southeast Asia.”
CTI Group is the Indonesia’s largest value-added distributor, who has been in business with IBM and Oracle for more than a decade. CTI Group with its positioning as “Southeast Asia IT Business Hub” is on mission to help IT business going cross-border by facilitating business networking and introduction to relevant authorities and professionals. CTI Group has established the first subsidiary outside Indonesia, Computrade Technology Malaysia Sdn. Bhd. in Malaysia early 2013.
Computrade Technology Philippines Inc. (CTP) was incorporated in February 2014 and is staffed by professionals with years of experience in IT distribution and solution. CTP is committed to become one of Philippines’ leading IT infrastructure solution providers, enabling its business partners to operate efficiently and successfully in the markets they serve. More information about CTP is available at www.computradetech.com.ph
About CTI Group
PT Computrade Technology International (CTI Group) is a leading IT Infrastructure solution provider, committed to grow together with its business partners and end-users. With the mission to become “Southeast Asian IT Business Hub, CTI Group is the first Indonesia’s IT infrastructure solutions provider ready to compete globally. For more information, visit: www.computradetech.com
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 Business Monitor International – Philippines Information Technology Report Q4 2014