Search

Search form

Logo of Phnom Penh Post newspaper Phnom Penh Post - Dell Inc gives certification to Anana, First Cambodia

Dell Inc gives certification to Anana, First Cambodia

Dell Inc gives certification to Anana, First Cambodia

090818_16a
First Cambodia President and CEO Heng Houn Erya accepts Dell’s EA certification at a seminar in Phnom Penh last week.

Accreditation makes companies first in nation to become partners with computer maker in its ‘Enterprise Architecture’ support

Technology giant Dell Inc announced last week it has accredited Anana Computer and First Cambodia Co Ltd as Dell Enterprise Architecture (EA) Certified Partners.

Dell's director and general manager for Emerging Markets Asia, Valerie Lim, said the certificate showed the partners had the product knowledge and skills required to provide quality support to potential customers, she said.

"We expect our partners to be trained and to be able to provide solutions for all our customers."

The certifications, announced during a two-day seminar to launch Dell's 11th Generation server, came as the company was trying to expand its presence in Asia, Lim added.

"As our business grows in the developing market, Dell will continuously explore new potential partners who can help expand our presence in local countries - not only Cambodia, but across the Asian region," she said.

Rob Jeremiassen, Dell's South Asia Enterprise Sales director, said it was very important for the company to find the right local partners.
"In enterprise architecture, it's very important for us to have partners that can deliver data solutions," he said

Heng Houn Erya, president and CEO of First Cambodia, said it was the first time that Dell had certified Cambodian companies despite having been in the market for more than ten years.

To qualify for an EA certificate, the company needed to have at least four staff holding a combined 10 certificates from Dell. "My company has 10 staff with those certificates," he said.

Anana commercial manager Say Sokha said that six staff held certificates and two more were 80 percent towards a certificate, he said the EA certificate showed the company had the capacity to offer total enterprise architecture solutions, including consultation and server design.

Last month, First Cambodia was named the largest systems integration company in the Kingdom by the International Data Group, the company announced in a press release, adding that their operations would begin expanding regionally.

"We have now opened First Laos, and we will open First Thailand and First Vietnam in the near future," the statement added.

RECOMMENDED STORIES

  • Rainsy and Sokha ‘would already be dead’: PM

    Prime Minister Hun Sen on Sunday appeared to suggest he would have assassinated opposition leaders Sam Rainsy and Kem Sokha had he known they were promising to “organise a new government” in the aftermath of the disputed 2013 national elections. In a clip from his speech

  • Massive ceremony at Angkor Wat will show ‘Cambodia not in anarchy’: PM

    Government officials, thousands of monks and Prime Minister Hun Sen himself will hold a massive prayer ceremony at Angkor Wat in early December to highlight the Kingdom’s continuing “peace, independence and political stability”, a spectacle observers said was designed to disguise the deterioration of

  • PM tells workers CNRP is to blame for any sanctions

    In a speech to workers yesterday, Prime Minister Hun Sen pinned the blame for any damage inflicted on Cambodia’s garment industry by potential economic sanctions squarely on the opposition party. “You must remember clearly that if the purchase orders are reduced, it is all

  • Ex-RFA journos accuse outlet

    Two former Radio Free Asia journalists held a press conference yesterday claiming they are each owed $28,000 by the US-funded radio broadcaster, which shuttered its in-country operations in September amid a government crackdown on independent media. The journalists, Sok Ratha and Ouk Savborey, maintained they organised