12/16/2010

Microsoft: Turkey leads the way in MEA region

Hurriyet Daily News - Turkey's business practices and development serve as a good example for other countries in the region, according to a Microsoft regional manager. Microsoft operations in the Middle East and Africa (MEA), over 70 countries with a vast and diverse consumer base, are headquartered in the company’s Turkey office.

"Turkey is one of the biggest and more mature Microsoft subsidiaries in the region, and we have the opportunity to transfer our know-how and accumulations and best-practices to other countries who are now at a stage that we have experienced a couple of years back, " Microsoft's Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM), regional General Manager Selim Zafer Ellialti said in a press interview.
"We are trying to match-make our partners who would need expertise or joint ventures or investments in between, so Turkey is also one of the strong examples in the market" because of its size, its capabilities and the corporate development of the channel, he said.
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