Middle East: broadliner Experts Computer has signed an agreement with mobile projector vendor Aiptek to become its master distributor in the UAE. With this new agreement, Aiptek will bring its mobile projection products to the UAE and GCC countries delivering superb visual and aural experiences that can empower, inspire, entertain and enrich the lives of customers. Software, network and storage VAD Mindware has expanded of its vendor portfolio with the addition of Barracuda Networks' security and data protection products in the META region, through its offices in Egypt, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates1. Broadliner Mitsumi Distribution has been appointed by HP Inc. as an authorised HP Supplies Distributor for the Middle East region. HP and Mitsumi already have a well-established alliance of six years in East Africa. This partnership expands this existing deal to Bahrain, Omand, the United Arab Emirates and Yemen. As an authorised distributor, Mitsumi will distribute HP Supplies entire range of products in the Middle East and will further strengthen HP's channel ecosystem, expand its customer base, provide better service inventory and delivery, and training and support to resellers in these markets. Finally, Dubai-based network and security VAD SCOPE Middle East has joined the HID Advantage Partner Program, a loyalty-based programme which advances a partner's relationship with HID Global2. As a member of the programme, SCOPE will distribute the full range of IAM Solutions, including HID Global's ActivID Authentication Solutions and ActivID Credential Management System. As a member of the HID Advantage Partner Program, the company will work closely with HID Global to enhance end-user value in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region (source: ITP Middle East, Reseller Middle East 1 and 2, Intelligent Tech Channels Middle East).