In what Advantech  hope will position them as one of the strongest digital signage brands in Germany, we see the announcement that they will collaborate with ALSO Actebis , one of the largest wholesale distributors in the region.
Bas Smeets, Business Development Manager at Advantech iServices told us “With ALSO Actebis we have found a distributor, which is strongly focused on the German digital signage market. The variety of Advantech digital signage offerings will extend ALSO Actebis offer to their customers in terms of bundling a complete tailored high quality digital signage package including media player, directly displays, mounts and other components for a digital signage installation”
Advantech was one of the first manufacturers to have developed Intel OPS compliant media players that are compatible with the leading display manufacturers Philips, NEC and Mitsubishi.
Tobias Nagel, ALSO Actebis told us “The cooperation is also a strategic extension of our multi-vendor digital signage strategy. “
Advantech’s digital signage portfolio of course includes x86 and RISC-based systems as well as all-in-one kiosk signage.
About ALSO Actebis
ALSO Actebis in Germany is the largest wholesale distributor of products, solutions and services in the areas of information technology, telecommunications and consumer electronics. ALSO Actebis sold more than 160,000 products from 350 manufacturers and numerous value added services. ALSO Actebis GmbH is a part of the Actebis ALSO Holding AG, based in Hergiswil (Switzerland). The company is listed on the Swiss stock market and generated 2010 sales of around 6.8 billion euros (9.3 billion CHF). With more than 3,000 employees, the new SO Actebis is represented in twelve European countries.