AB S. A. Competence Centre offers theoretical training courses and practical workshops on the latest IT technologies, as well as competence qualifications. The year 2017 was full of events organised with both partners and end customers in mind. The 112 training sessions were attended by 1 170 participants, while 1 600 participants took part in 68 webinars organised by the AB Competence Centre. Below is a brief summary of the last 12 months.
During the annual 2017 HP Excellence Award Gala, AB S.A., a Wrocław-based distributor once again received the "2017 HP Distributor of the Year” title and thus maintained the status of the best distributor of HP Inc. products.
· Strong position no. 1 in the Polish market and the whole CEE region; similarly as in the previous periods, also in Q3 2017 revenues and profits are decidedly higher than the ones of other companies in the industry.
· Continuing development based on safe foundations: a decrease in the net debt to EBITDA ratio to only 1,68 , high operating cash flow EUR 33,3 million, the lowest SG&A costs in the industry.
· A dynamic increase in the segments: cloud, gaming, VAD and digital signage as well as development of a complementary offer apart from IT: radio and television/home appliances, toys, smart home.
AB S.A., the largest distributor of IT and utility electronics in Central and Eastern Europe operating out of Magnice near Wroclaw, has become a Partner of Career Leverage project.
The AB S.A. Competence Centre, which offers training courses, expanding theoretical and practical knowledge related to the newest IT technologies, as well as competence qualifications, was appointed as an authorised Pearson VUE certification centre
For another year in a row, AB Group received the title of “2016 Broadline Distributor of the Year” in Poland, Czech Republic and Slovakia. The title is awarded by the prestigious organisation CONTEXT which deals with market analysis and price strategies in the ICT industry in Central and Eastern Europe.
What is Convergent Infrastructure and what innovations are to be expected to hit the servers soon? You will find out all about it and more during the IT Night - a periodical meeting of IT professionals and afficionados which will be held in Barbara Cafe at ul. Świdnicka in Wroclaw. The partner of the next IT Night is Hewlett Packard Enterprise, a supplier of advanced business solutions.
The largest distributor of IT, toys, TV and radio equipment, and house appliances in Central and Eastern Europe has just launched PayU online payments system. From now on, AB’s clients will be able to make downpayments and pay for their orders on AB S.A. e-commerce platform, which will considerably reduce the lead times.
The IT Night, a periodical meeting of IT professionals and afficionados, does not take a holiday break. On August 2nd, in Barbara Cafe in Wroclaw at ul. Świdnicka, the event partner, Intel, will present cutting-edge tools and solutions for business.
AB S.A., the largest distributor of IT, TV and radio equipment, household appliances and utility electronics in Central and Eastern Europe, has signed a distribution contract with NewStar Computer Products Europe - a Dutch manufacturer and vendor of AV/Digital Signage (AV/DS) solutions.
The AB Group, the largest distributor of IT and consumer electronics in Poland and in Central & Eastern Europe successfully finalized its yet another issue of long-term bonds to diversify development financing sources. In effect – similarly to years 2014-2015 – the programme comprised the issue of unsecured 5-year debt securities with the nominal value of PLN 75 million. Within the scope of the aforementioned three issues of bonds, financial institutions acquired AB SA bonds with the total nominal value of PLN 245 million, with the average margin at 1.69 pp above WIBOR 6M. Past issues are listed on the Catalyst market, and AB’s intention is to place the newest bonds series on the market as well.
In the 25th Computerworld TOP200 Report, AB S.A. rose to the top as Poland’s largest IT company.