GCN Group continues its European expansion and organic growth with the addition of Datamatic. With the newest addition of Italy, GCN Group is currently present in 36 countries with consolidated sales volume of 4B USD, alongside 400+ vendors and a network of 80,000 resellers. Datamatic has been present on the Italian market for over 45 years and continues to remain a market leader with their specialization and experience in the sector of the distribution of information technology and technology products.
“We are proud to join GCN Group, as we share the same vision of the future. Datamatic is ready to focus and speed up on Software and Services, empowering its portfolio of digital vendors thanks to the global agreements and to the local investments that will take place in the next months. The digitalization of our business is the next goal, it will be much easier and more efficient together with GCN Group, giving us a big technological advantage thanks to the innovative platform.”- Stefano Martini, CEO, Datamatic Spa.
“Italy is a sophisticated and fast-growing market. Datamatic brings localization and market expertise alongside a strong product portfolio and forward-thinking approach, making them the perfect Group partner. We are excited to deepen our investment in the European market, and drive its digital transformation with likeminded companies like Datamatic who are proactive to the market evolution.” – Angelamaria Bova, Business Development Director, GCN Group
With Datamatic’s focus to advance digitally and shift towards agility and value creation, they have committed to digitalize 10% of 540M € revenue within one year. As Datamatic becomes a key driver in their rapid digitalization, they build towards better market opportunities, increased efficiency, and productivity improvement whilst adapting to new changes in the digital landscape. GCN Group will work closely with Datamatic to deliver their digital transformation objective through the implementation of KATY Platform to digitize and automate the IT distribution channel. The platform, through its 5 tiers, interconnects all parties of the channel (Vendors, Distributors, Partners, End Customer and Employee), ensuring GCN Group members a digitalized management of their activities such as trainings, marketing campaigns, purchasing, billing, and customer support.
“Our partnership with Datamatic puts GCN Group in a unique position to integrate and share business opportunities beneficial to the entire Group. Their drive for customer value demonstrates their commitment to the changes in the market, and we are confident together we can accelerate their digital transformation and strengthen their economic development. We are focused on expanding the reach and power of GCN Group, and partnering with Datamatic enables us to continue on our mission.” – Miquel Rey, CEO & Founder, GCN Group
As the largest B2B channel network, GCN Group leverages the insight, presence and local market knowledge of successful IT distributors around the world, with the mission to lead a digital transformation through the integration and collaboration of all members of the B2B channel. GCN Group’s mission is to reach 100 countries and all corners of the globe, creating further relationships with key distributors and vendors.