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ALSO Opens Up Slovenia as Its 14th European Market

185 Days ago

EMMEN, SWITZERLAND--(Marketwired - Mar 30, 2016) - ALSO Group strengthens its presence in Eastern Europe by forming a subsidiary in Slovenia. The Ljubljana-based office will focus on Digital Services distribution, launching the ALSO Cloud Marketplace, the one-stop-shop solution for ALSO customers, in April 2016. "With more than 125,000 seats sold in the Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) Program we are one of the major indirect partners for Microsoft in our European markets already today. In Slovenia, we see enormous growth potential," said Gustavo Möller-Hergt, CEO of ALSO (SIX:ALSN).

ALSO is the first indirect partner in the Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) program in Slovenia, opening up attractive opportunities for ALSO resellers to package different solutions with Microsoft cloud services through the ALSO Cloud Marketplace.

Besides Slovenia, ALSO is active in 13 European countries: Denmark, Germany, Estonia, Finland, France, Latvia, Lithuania, the Netherlands, Norway, Austria, Poland, Sweden and Switzerland. ALSO is the market leader in eight markets, among others in the core market Germany.

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ALSO Holding AG (Emmen/Switzerland) brings providers and buyers of the ICT industry together. The company offers services at all levels of the ICT value chain from a single source. In the European B2B marketplace, ALSO bundles logistics services, financial services, supply services, solution services, digital services, and IT services together into individual service packages. ALSO's portfolio contains more than 160 000 articles from some 350 vendors. The Group has around 3 600 employees throughout Europe. In fiscal year 2015 (closing on December 31), the company generated net sales of 7.8 billion euros. The majority shareholder of ALSO Holding AG is the Droege Group, Düsseldorf, Germany. Further information is available at www.also.com.

Disclaimer

This press release contains forward-looking statements which are based on current assumptions and forecasts of the ALSO management. Known and unknown risks, uncertainties, and other factors could lead to material differences between the forward-looking statements made here and the actual development, in particular the results, financial situation, and performance of our Group. The Group accepts no responsibility for updating these forward-looking statements or adapting them to future events or developments.

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