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Sektor acquires rugged tablet distributor

17 Apr 13

Sektor Distributors has today announced the acquisition of J Mills Distribution, a distributor of Motion Computing rugged tablet PCs.

“In Motion, we are bringing on board a highly complementary mobility brand to broaden our core mobility division in support of our reseller and partner community," says Cameron Arnold, GM, Sektor Australia.

"The Motion product offering will further extend our resellers reach into new and emerging mobility markets."

Evolving into a mobility distributor over the last five years, company managing director Alan Duncan sees the deal as a "crystallisation of this process."

“Sektor is well placed to take the business to a new level and the time has come for me to hang up my boots, confident in the knowledge that the Motion businesses is in safe hands," he says.

The emergence of Tablet PCs over the last decade has seen an increasing requirement for ruggedised devices to meet the specific demands of mobile field professionals working in harsh environments with Motion is a global leader in delivering solutions into these market verticals.

“We’re very pleased to welcome Sektor as a Value Add Distributor to the Motion Computing community in the ANZ region," says Brett Gross, regional manager ANZ, Motion Computing.

"Sektor’s strong support of its resellers, partners and ISV relationships reflect the model that Motion has recognised globally as our preferred path to market.

“I would like to acknowledge the solid contribution of J Mills Distribution to Motion’s increased presence in the local market over the past four years and I have every confidence in Sektor’s capabilities to further our growth.”

Sektor is Australasia’s leading retail technology, networking and mobility distributor, selling exclusively via its integrator and reseller channel.

The company currently has offices in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Auckland and Christchurch, and says it is focused on bringing fast efficient services to its reseller partners in support of the international vendors it represents.

“This is a continuation of our core investment and focus around Mobility, POS and Infrastructure in support of our partners," Rhys Warren, managing director ANZ, Sektor Distributors.

"Motion Computing is an innovative vendor, growing up and, in many markets, leading the emergence of the ruggedised tablet market here.

"We’re excited about the value our distributorship with Motion Computing will bring in support of our partners."

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