Distribution houses in India are the true crusader of Indian IT industry who is said backbone too due to its crucial role. Brands are washed away sometimes due to so huge competition and lack of clear vision and roadmap for a longer run. But who succeeds, undoubtfully understands the power of distribution houses. Distribution companies also face stiff challenges across the year but they hold their nerves to overcome all such issues. Yes, we are talking about INDIA’S TOP 8 NATIONAL DISTRIBUTION COMPANIES who worked really hard to manage their distribution business quite effectively. In post GST era we saw a healthy ecosystem for distribution business at least in terms of inventory and logistics. All of them adopted all emerging business opportunities to remain at the top of this table. These top 8 National Distributors are the real star of our Indian IT industry who deserves all round of applause for their continuous efforts. DT congratulates all of them for their outstanding performances in the year 2018. We have listed (Not Ranked) here all these TOP NDs based on our own observations and market feedback.
1. Ingram Micro India
Managing Director: Jaishankar Krishnan
Address: Godrej IT Park, “B” Block, 5th Floor, Pirojshanagar Vikhroli (West), Mumbai – 400 079
Ingram Micro is by far the biggest distributor in the country and empowers most of the top brands with its strong distribution network spread across the country. It continues to grow and expand its reach. Most of the brands rely on Ingram to enhance sales and reach out to consumers in an appropriate way. Its consumers on the IT side also registered healthy growth. The growth of its consumers business benefitted players such as Lenovo, HP, Dell, Acer, etc. In addition, Ingram Micro strengthened its commercial/enterprise business as the company got into quite a few government projects.
2. Redington India Ltd
Managing Director: Raj Shankar
Address: SPL Guindy House, 95 Anna Salai, Guindy Chennai-600 032
Redington India, which is the 2nd largest distributor in the country and commands the neck-to-neck position with Ingram Micro, has tried to put its best effort and sustain. The Company is a powerful distributor in the country and in know for delivering innovation products onto the masses and businesses. Most of the top global brands rely on Redington India for their growth and outreach in the market. Like Ingram Micro, Redington also witnessed robust growth in the consumer business. It has learned to wade through digital crises, given its performance in the market.
3. HCL Infosystems Ltd
Managing Director: Rangarajan Raghavan
Address: E-4, 5 & 6, Sector 11, NOIDA – 201 301 (UP)
Telephone: 0120 2526518/19, 252097
With a mission to enable business transformation and enrich lives by offering technological products and service in the chosen market, HCL Infosystems has proved itself as a leader in IT Services, Distribution, and Digital Solutions. It has a wide sales and distribution network in the country and offers value-added distribution to partners. It supports its partners in marketing and promotions for telecom, IT, Office Automation and Consumer Electronics products. It covers more than 15000 towns across 664 districts in India and has the reach of more than 100,000 retail outlets, over 800 direct and micro Distributors and over 12400 Channel Partners across India.
4. Savex Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
Managing Director: Anil Jagasia
Address: 124, Maker Chambers III, 12th Floor, Nariman Point, Mumbai – 400 021
Telephone/Fax: 022-2279 9999
Savex Technologies Pvt. Ltd. is the third largest information and communication technology distributor in India. Headquartered in Mumbai, Savex has 86 sales offices and 42 stalking locations across the country, catering to over 7000 customers every month in over 650+ cities. Savex believes in long term relationships and is known for its trust and integrity in the market. Savex enjoys working very closely with its vendors and strives to be the first port of call for any challenge/ new opportunity that its vendors/ customers come across.
5. Compuage India
Managing Director: Atul Mehta
Address: “D” Wing, 601/602, Graham Firth Steel Compound, Ram Mandir Road, Behind Raheja Titanium, Western Express Highway, Jay Coach Signal, Goregaon (E), Mumbai – 400 063
Incorporated in 1987, listed on BSE & NSE respectively, Compuage is India’s leading technology products & services Distribution Company in India & SAARC nations. Compuage caters to dynamic requirements of all Consumers, SOHO, SMB, Mid-size, Large Enterprise, and Government organizations through online and offline resellers and system integrators. Compuage’s products and solutions complement all the IT and mobility needs to be it Hardware, Software, Networking, Data Management, Storage and Smart Phones.
6. RP tech India
Managing Director: Suresh Pansari
Address: Ariisto House, 5th Floor, Junction of N.S. Phadke Road, Telli Gali, Andheri (E), Mumbai – 400 069
RP tech India is the leading distributor of IT & Mobility solutions in India. Founded in 1989 by visionary Mr. K.K Choudhary and Mr. S.M. Pansari, RP tech India has been recognized as the No #1 Value Added Distributor in the country. Its strong network of 50 branches and 50 service centers supported by 400+ eminent sales executives, serve more than 9000+ immensely satisfied channel partners and millions of users across 750+ locations. To cater to this vast customer base, RP tech India has branch & service operations in over 50 towns of India. The company has created a strong IT infrastructure and unique marketing platforms that have helped to put their partners on a pedestal.
7. Iris Computers Ltd
Chairman: Sanjiv Krishen
Address: Sai A-155, Road No. 4, Block RZ, Mahipalpur, New Delhi – 110 037
Telephone: 91-11-2678 2505
Iris Computers continue to hold a considerable share in the IT hardware market. With its headquarter in New Delhi, Iris has more than 35 billing locations across countries which have full-fledged office having sales, operations, and finance team to support channel partners in fulfilling their customer orders. Iris claims to distribute more than 1000 laptop & 400 desktops on an average per day to more than 2500 partners across the nation through its 35 locations. Today its channel base consists of 2500 channel partners, aggregators, regional distributors & large SI partners to whom we supply high-end technological products to passive networking solutions.
8. Supertron Electronics Pvt. Ltd
Managing Director: V. K. Bhandari
Address: Supertron House 2, Cooper Lane, Off R. N. Mukherjee Road, Kolkata – 700 001
Telephone: +91- 033 4037 1000
Established in 1993, Supertron Electronics Pvt. Ltd. [SEPL] is one of the leading Indian company in IT product distribution and services with an ISO 9001:2008 Quality Certification. Today, the company operates through its 35 branch offices and 18 satellite branches in India with a robust network of more than 9000 retail points. It also ranks among top 50 IT companies in India (Dataquest Top 20 issue, 2015) and is a leading supply chain specialist on a wide variety of IT products. Supertron’s product portfolio includes servers, desktops, laptops, PC components, peripherals, memory modules, and storage products of global brands like Seagate, Dell, Acer, Lenovo, Samsung, D-Link, LG, TP-Link, ZOTAC, AMD among others.