CI Distribution are an IT Distribution company with HQ in Basingstoke and satellite offices in Telford. With over 30 years’ experience, CI Distribution have built a strong presence within the IT industry, not least by laying foundations in multiple locations throughout the UK. CI Distribution’s product portfolio is vast and nurtured by dedicated Product Managers that specialise in the brands they champion. Combined with strong manufacturer relationships, CI Distribution ensure customers always receive the complete specialist support they deserve.
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Whether it’s research or recreation, at work or at home, people are demanding superiority from their visual displays. At AOC, we work to deliver clarity of image that your eyes won’t believe. Combining quality and convenience, we innovate so that you can elevate – everything you do. Our latest product ranges are built on our rich tradition of pushing the boundaries of experience. Visual pioneers, we have merged power and performance with the latest technologies, and wrapped it neatly in impressive design.
Year after year, AOC monitors are awarded for their outstanding value and performance. Our commitment to quality is backed by a 3-year warranty and exceptional service. AOC incorporates today’s essential functionality with the technology of the future. When it comes to innovation, convenience and performance are our guiding principles. AOC carefully considers the environmental impact of its monitors at every stage of their life cycle, from production methods and packaging to power consumption during use.
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Northamber is the longest established UK only value add distributor, with over 37 years’ experience helping the channel. In a market with increasing consolidation of rigid multi-national broadliners, Northamber prides itself in proactively providing over 5,000 resellers with personal account management, a “no voicemail” policy, industry leading product knowledge and a wealth of value-added services to drive partner profitability.
Northamber’s objective is “providing Flexibility and Profitable Scalability for our partners through offering unrivalled UK Relationships, Service and Knowledge.” This is done to help our partners (resellers and suppliers) offer more value and flexibility to end users, helping our partners grow without growing their cost base.
HANNspree is a global consumer electronics manufacturer specialising in visual technology. It is part of the HannStar Display Corporation headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan, one of the largest glass panel manufacturers in the world and consequently benefits from a rich heritage and world-class technological prowess in display technology with a portfolio boasting an array of products such as; computer monitors, digital signage, Tablets, Micro PCs and entertainment systems. With more than 10 years of experience and over 7 million units sold in the market to date HANNspree is of Europe´s leading suppliers of displays.
HANNspree’s experience and knowledge of display technology has made them a leader in the global monitor market. Each monitor is carefully crafted to deliver a perfect harmony of design, performance and practicality, and the comprehensive range enables customers to select the right monitor for their individual requirements, no matter how specific they may be. HANNspree’s manufacturing capabilities also enables them to offer bespoke display and touch solutions for business applications and hardware integration.
HANNspree is a leading manufacturer of Touch Screen displays, is one of only a handful of monitor manufacturers in the world which offers specialist hard wearing tough glass technology solutions ideal for public sector environments, it has revived the retro square monitor and offers solutions with, flexible, smart, ergonomic design i.e. height adjust functionality, tilt and swivel.
“Our success has been achieved by the consistent evolution of high quality products and by bringing them to market with winning price / performance ratio. Efficiency, reliability, performance and user comfort are all key to the development of our products.”
To explore the entire HANNspree portfolio visit: www.hannspree.co.uk
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ASUS takes its name from Pegasus, the winged horse in Greek mythology that symbolizes wisdom and knowledge. ASUS embodies the strength, purity, and adventurous spirit of this fantastic creature, and soars to new heights with each new product it creates. Innovation is key to the success of ASUS and everyone at ASUS strives for technological and aesthetic perfection in everything they do. This core value involves ‘green light’ brainstorming, where every idea is sent to a pool from which the best solution is eventually pulled; while ‘red light’ thinking involves constant questioning to filter the potential problems from every proposal. Such structured experimentation helps develop products that exceed the customer’s expectations and enhance the overall product experience. Asus are one of the global Technology leaders covering many categorys in technology: including PC components, peripherals, notebooks, tablets, networking and smartphones.
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INTEL MAKES POSSIBLE THE MOST AMAZING EXPERIENCES OF THE FUTURE
You know us best for our processors. But we do so much more. We are makers, catalysts and inventors. We innovate at the boundaries of technology to make amazing experiences possible for business and society, and for every person on Earth.
Throughout our proud history, Intel has continuously expanded the reach, influence and power of computing to improve people’s everyday lives. With employees in 63 countries and customers in over 120 countries, Intel’s products and services create the foundation for limitless invention. Intel is like no other company on the planet: our technology is a critical part of an increasingly interdependent ecosystem that creates and expands value for shareholders, partners, customers and society.
Our innovations are bringing sight, touch, depth-perception and the ability to communicate to devices, objects and spaces to make them smart and connected. More than an essential ingredient of the most valued compute devices, Intel harnesses the capability of the cloud, the ubiquity of the Internet of Things, the latest advances in memory and programmable solutions, and the promise of always-on 5G connectivity to disrupt industries and solve global challenges - such as those in healthcare, agriculture and commerce. And we lead on important matters of policy, diversity, inclusion, education and sustainability.
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Established in 2003, Smithie UK LTD is a specialist Distributor, with dedicated divisions for both IT and LED lighting. Smithie IT has become recognised as the go-to source for premium storage and IT hardware components. Representing some of the most prevalent global brands to the UK market. These brands include; ASUS, Antec, Apacer, Canyon, Liteon, Pioneer, Prestigio, Samsung, Toshiba and Verbatim. Serving an established network of retailers, resellers and system builders across the UK.
Smithie IT’s reputable sales team offers unrivalled levels of technical expertise and industry knowledge, with over 100 years combined IT experience they are highly regarded by customers and vendors alike. Through long standing relationships with distinguished channel partners, Smithie UK generates annual revenues in excess of £22m, drawing on a consistent stock holding of more than £2m.
Operational efficiency is paramount to Smithie UK, therefore they combine the sales office, customer support and 9000 sq feet logistics facility within just one site at its headquarters in Basingstoke. This is practically unheard of with other distributors today and it’s believed to give them the edge when it comes to customer satisfaction where a high level of stock is ready for fast delivery.
RED CARPET VIDEO PARTNER
SK hynix has four production facilities in Wuxi and Chongqing, China as well as domestic business sites in Icheon and Cheongju. As a global company, SK hynix also operates sales subsidiaries in ten countries including the U.S., U.K., Germany, Singapore, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Taiwan and China, and four R&D corporate bodies in Italy, U.S., Taiwan and Belarus. Based on its 30-year-old know-how for production and operation of semiconductor business, SK hynix makes efforts to secure competitiveness in technology and costs and lead the global semiconductor market by conducting continuous R&D activities and investment.