Azlan appoints Nigel Dunn to head HP Business Unit

Azlan, the enterprise division of Computer 2000, has appointed Nigel Dunn as Director of its HP Business Unit. Dunn, who has previously worked as General Manager of Azlan’s HP Value Storage Business and has a strong history with the company having worked at Frontline and Datech.  More recently, Nigel has worked with Tech Data in a consultative role on strategic initiatives in Europe.

Dunn will take full responsibility for all for day-to-day business on HP ESSN (servers, networking and storage) solutions, working with the existing Azlan HP team to drive business development initiatives and growth programmes for HP and its partner network.

Colin McGregor, Director Azlan, stated: “We are delighted that Nigel has agreed to join the Azlan management team. He brings with him many years of experience in value-added distribution and an outstanding record of achievement, and will play a key role in helping Azlan to deliver our growth aspirations with HP.

Commenting on his new role, Nigel Dunn said: “Azlan has an unrivalled reputation in value-added distribution and a tremendous opportunity to grow its business with HP. I am looking forward to working with the team and with HP and its partner community to deliver the high standards that are always expected of Azlan.”

Azlan is the leading UK distributor for HP server networking and storage solutions, Cisco, IBM Software, Brocade and Juniper Networks. It has been leading the way in the development of value-added distribution services for networking and communications resellers and was named as Networking Distributor of the Year in the 2011 CRN Channel Awards, which were presented at an event in London in November 2011.

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About Azlan
Azlan, the Enterprise Division of Tech Data Corporation, is a leading value-added distributor of networking, communications, midrange and enterprise servers, storage, software and unified communications solutions in Europe. Azlan enables fast, cost-effective pan-European distribution of products and solutions for market leaders such as Cisco, IBM, and HP. Azlan provides a range of value creating services including channel development, marketing, sales support, training and certification, and finance programs, designed to assist its vendor and channel partners in developing their SME, mid-market and enterprise opportunities.


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