Ingram Micro, the world’s largest wholesale provider of technology products and services, announced that its UAE operations, including its corporate office in Dubai, have been approved for ISO 27001 certification. The ISO 27001 certification indicates that Ingram Micro operates an Information Security Management Systems that complies with ISO/IEC 27001:2013. Meeting the ISO standards is an essential prerequisite for companies doing business internationally.
Dr. Ali Baghdadi, SVP & Chief Executive of Ingram Micro – META; Chief Executive of Ingram Micro Cyber Security – EMEA, commented, “We thank Ingram Micro associates across the country for the great teamwork led by IS manager Biju Alex, that helped us to get the ISO 27001 certification. This Certificate acknowledges Ingram Micro’s ongoing commitment to customer satisfaction and ensures the work we do is held to the highest standards. This competitive advantage gives our associates and business partners continued pride and confidence in Ingram Micro.”
An internal audit was conducted in Dubai in 2020 to check the implementation of the Information Security Management System and verify conformance to the ISO 27001. There were zero Non-Conformance(s) and zero Opportunity for Improvement(s) issued during the audit.
The certification was awarded in November 2020 and will be in effect for three years, where ISO continues to do random repeat audits in between. Ingram Micro maintains and continually improves processes, procedures and customer satisfaction, and ISO certification requirements.