ASBIS press-releases

December 10, 2006
IT Europa, an authoritative publication on Europe’s ICT channel, published an article on ASBIS’ listing at the London Stock Exchange. The article refers to ASBIS as ‘a major contender in wholesale across eastern Europe’ and extensively quotes ASBIS’ CEO Siarhei Kostevitch, who comments on the company’s objectives and plans related to the listing.
November 24, 2006
ASBIS Czech Republic has expanded its local product offering by signing up two new vendors – Targus and iiYama. Targus is the leading global supplier of notebook carrying cases and accessories, such as laser and optical PC mice, security locks, notebook sleeves, etc.
October 26, 2006
ASBIS Romania moved to expand its in-country operations by appointing two new sales representatives in the Romanian regions of Moldova and Banat. This expansion, due to include also Transylvania in the future, is part of a long-term corporate development strategy. This move follows the enlargement of the company’s warehouse area by 350 sq. m. in downtown Bucharest. To prop up the expansion ASBIS Romania also hired additional staff which now counts a total of 40 employees.
August 29, 2006
With IT and PC spending forecasts outpacing other EMEA regions, Hitachi Global Storage Technologies sees the Russian market for hard disk drives as the number one growth opportunity in the region. To capitalize on this opportunity, Hitachi has increased resources for an aggressive push to extend its presence and sales volume in Russia’s desktop and enterprise hard disk drive segments.
August 07, 2006
ASBIS Czech Republic extended its product offer by PC chassis, coolers, and accessories manufactured by Coolermaster, a renowned worldwide provider of thermal solutions. Coolermaster PC chassis are known to ensure superior airflow and maximum cooling performance. The new products are already available at ASBIS CZ E-Shop.
July 28, 2006
ASBIS Ukraine signed a distribution agreement with Canon, a world-leading innovator and provider of photographic and imaging technology. ASBIS Ukraine is now able to offer its customers all over the country a wide range of Canon digital cameras, as well as SELPHY series photo printers. The new agreement will allow the company to significantly extend its offer of digital cameras.
July 14, 2006
ASBIS Serbia extended its product offering by signing a distribution deal with Konica Minolta, an innovative developer, manufacturer, and supplier of document printing solutions. The distributed product line includes color and monochrome laser printers, and associated supplies and accessories for general office, electronic publishing, graphic design, advanced imaging, and home office applications.
June 26, 2006
ASBIS has become a member of Blade.org, an open community dedicated to developing next-generation technologies for Blade computing. This step shows ASBIS’ commitment to providing the latest hi-tech solutions to its customers. Thanks to the new membership ASBIS will be able to influence the direction of the Blade market, gain visibility in the Blade-server marketplace, and network with other industry leaders.
May 22, 2006
ASBIS received a new award from Intel, this time ‘For Achieving the Highest Mix of Server Revenue of All Distributors in Central and Eastern Europe in Q1, 2006’. The award was presented by Richard Peel, Intel Distribution Sales and Marketing Manager, EMEA, at Disti Sales Conference in Lisbon at the end of April 2006.
May 15, 2006
ASBIS Romania has become Samsung's official partner and is now entitled to distribute the entire portfolio of Samsung products (LCDs, printers, digital cameras, peripherals and multimedia) on the local market. Products will shortly be available at ASBIS Romania warehouse. All Samsung products have optimal price/quality ratio and well-known reliability. They are 100% tested and based on the most advanced technologies.
May 11, 2006
Patriot Memory, a manufacturer of premium quality memory solutions, signed a distribution partnership agreement with ASBIS.
May 10, 2006
ASBIS received the award from Intel for highest mobile sales mix in Russia and CIS region. The award came as a result of ASBIS’ strategic focus on the development of mobile components’ distribution. The award was presented by Richard Peel, Intel Distribution Sales and Marketing Manager, EMEA, at Disti Sales Conference in Lisbon at the end of April 2006.
April 28, 2006
ASBIS Group, a leading supplier of computer components to the EMEA emerging markets, received the Highest Growth Award from Transcend Information, Inc., a world-class leader in the field of memory and consumer electronics. Transcend awarded ASBIS for the highest growth of sales revenue in EMEA in 2005. The award signed by Chung-Won Shu, Transcend’s CEO, was presented to ASBIS managers during Cebit 2006 show in Hannover, Germany.
April 28, 2006
ASBIS Group, a leading supplier of computer components to the EMEA emerging markets, received the Highest Growth Award from Transcend Information, Inc., a world-class leader in the field of memory and consumer electronics.
April 07, 2006
ASBIS Group received the award for outstanding business results in the year 2005 from Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the world’s independent memory leader. Kingston awarded ASBIS with a crystal plaque for outstanding achievements in distribution of Kingston DRAM and Digital Media products in EMEA. The award was presented to ASBIS managers during Cebit 2006 show in Hannover, Germany.
March 31, 2006
ASBIS Group, a leading supplier of computer components to the EMEA emerging markets, received the award for outstanding business results in the year 2005 from PQI Company, one of the largest memory module manufacturers in the world.
March 23, 2006
ASBIS Group, a leading supplier of computer components to the EMEA emerging markets, received the award for outstanding business results in the year 2005 from PQI Company, one of the largest memory module manufacturers in the world.
March 23, 2006
ASBIS Group, a leading supplier of computer components to the EMEA emerging markets, received the award for outstanding business results in the year 2005 from Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the world’s independent memory leader. Kingston awarded ASBIS with a crystal plaque for outstanding achievements in distribution of Kingston DRAM and Digital Media products in EMEA.
March 02, 2006
ASBIS has reached a distribution agreement with Silverstone, a proven global leader in the field of aluminum enclosure design and manufacturing. ASBIS offices throughout the EMEA region will now be able to offer their customers uniquely-designed Hi-End computer cases, electronic enclosures, power supply units, CPU coolers, computer fans and metal alloy accessories.
March 02, 2006
ASBIS has reached a distribution agreement with Silverstone, a proven global leader in the field of aluminum enclosure design and manufacturing. ASBIS offices throughout the EMEA region will now be able to offer their customers uniquely-designed Hi-End computer cases, electronic enclosures, power supply units, CPU coolers, computer fans and metal alloy accessories.
February 15, 2006
IBM named ASBIS Slovakia its Distributor of the Year at the annual partner meeting that took place on February 7th, 2006 in the Congress Hall of Carlton Hotel in Bratislava. The meeting dubbed Business Partner Kick-off 2006 was attended by more than 100 IBM Slovakia business partners.
February 06, 2006
ASBIS Group received the award from Info-Tek Corporation, a world leader in the manufacture of graphics cards, for outstanding business results in the year 2005.
January 18, 2006
ASBIS has been set up as the official distributor of Corsair Memory in the territory of Ukraine. Corsair Memory, a US-based company, has been a leader in the design and manufacture of high-speed modules since 1994. The company focuses on supporting the special demands of mission-critical servers and high-end workstations, as well as the performance demands of extreme gamers and overclockers.
January 18, 2006
ASBIS Ukraine has been authorized to distribute the whole range of Corsair products including XMS eXtreme Memory Speed, ValueSelect and Server product lines. Philip Bakhramov of Corsair stated: “I see a great potential for our mutual business, and I am very much looking forward to a successful and mutually beneficial business with ASBIS!”
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