OKI Appoints Bluechip Infotech as New Distribution Partner
SYDNEY, May 31, 2011 -- OKI Data Australia, an OKI Data Group company specializing in the printer business, has today announced the appointment of Bluechip Infotech as their new national distribution business partner in Australia effective this month.
In line with the vendors' strategic direction to boost sales via the distribution model, Bluechip was selected as the best fit for the company, primarily in terms of go to market offering and channel strengths. In particular their reach into VAR, education, managed service providers (MSP) and SMB market segment.
"Bluechip provide an ideal fit for OKI Data as the markets we target are closely aligned and subsequently our resources are too," says Greg Mikaelian, National Sales Manager for OKI Data Australia. "In addition to their strong presence in the eastern states, Bluechip also provide us with a foothold into both SA and WA markets" adds Mikaelian.
For Bluechip, the OKI Data partnership provides them an opportunity to re-engage the print segment, where they currently have no vendor alliance.
"We are delighted to have OKI in the portfolio, as we see a great fit with our customers and we are impressed with the value OKI add across a broad spectrum of the printer range," says Johnson Hsiung, Managing Director at Bluechip.
Established in 1995, Bluechip Infotech is an Australian company with branches in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth and Adelaide.
About OKI Data
OKI Data specializes in the design, development, manufacture, and marketing of business printing solutions that empower organizations to communicate more effectively. A subsidiary of Tokyo-based OKI Electric Industry (established in 1881 as Japan's first telecommunications manufacturer), OKI Data fields representatives in 120 countries to offer innovative, leading-edge products and services worldwide. For more information, please visit http://www.oki.com/.
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