NORFOLK, Va., Aug. 1 // PRNewswire-FirstCall // -- Geeks On Call Holdings, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: GOCH), a premier national provider of professional IT solutions to small business and residential customers through its national network of franchise and Company-owned locations under the trade names Geeks On Call(R), 1-800-905-GEEK(TM), and CallTheGeeks.com(TM), announced today that it has selected Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE: IM), the world's largest wholesale technology distributor, as its primary distributor.
In addition to their signature professional on-site computer services, Geeks On Call franchisees supply technology products to their customers, evaluating the needs of each customer through private consultation to determine the best individual solution. As part of their agreement with Ingram Micro, Geeks on Call franchise partners will have access to the product offerings of the leading computer and peripheral manufacturers, as well as a complete line of computer parts, components and supplies. Geeks On Call will likely expand its relationship with Ingram Micro over time in order to deliver additional product, service and marketing programs to its network of over 230 franchise locations.
Demonstrating the immediate effect of this relationship, Ingram Micro recently assisted Geeks On Call in achieving authorized reseller status with Hewlett Packard, the industry's leading manufacturer in the industry of desktop and laptop computers and servers.
According to Geeks On Call CEO Richard Cole, "Our relationship with Ingram Micro represents a significant opportunity for our franchisees because it will provide them with competitive purchasing ability on par with other top Value Added Resellers and solution providers. We are thrilled to be able to offer our franchisees this valuable resource to grow their businesses."
As a vital link in the technology value chain, Ingram Micro creates sales and profitability opportunities for vendors and resellers through unique marketing programs, outsourced logistics services, technical support, financial services, and product aggregation and distribution. The company series 150 countries and is the only broad-based global IT distributor with operations in Asia. Visit http://www.ingrammicro.com.
Geeks On Call is a wholly owned subsidiary of Geeks On Call Holdings, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: GOCH). Founded in 1999, the Company is a pioneer in the mobile, rapid-response on-site IT service concept. Under the trade names Geeks On Call(R), 1-800-905-GEEK(TM), and CallTheGeeks.com(TM), the Company's certified IT professionals service small businesses and residential customers through its national network of franchise and Company-owned locations. They provide computer privacy and security solutions, hardware and network installations and troubleshooting, as well as repairs, upgrades and consulting. Geeks On Call also co-markets through endorsed vendor relationships with other Franchisors, who offer GOC services to their franchisees as a value-added benefit. Over 250 independently owned and operated franchises have been granted, with new franchise and Corporate locations opening regularly. For more information, including franchising and Endorsed Vendor Program opportunities, call 1-800-905-GEEK or visit http://www.geeksoncall.com. Send an email of inquiry to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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