From IT industry’s earliest days, it has been a love hate kind of a relationship between the vendors and the distributors.The relationship has strengthened, changed and most importantly survived. It has evolved and NECTA (the North East Computer Traders Association) understand this well.
In vendor-distributor's relationship communication is the utmost important factor to be taken care of. To maintain this well NECTA recently organized a formal meeting with key persons from vendors and distributor's side to discuss the common issues of the IT industries. The meeting was held in Guwahati.
Trideep Chandra, President, NECTA addressed the meet and shared with The DQ Week that, “The objective of the meeting was to discuss and get suggestions for all IT community. The meeting was conducted to finalize some policies which could provide a healthy and growth driven IT business in the region.”
Vikash Agarwalla, G.S, NECTA says, “Such meetings and get together always result in healthy relations between Channels, Vendors and Distributors and business atmosphere in the region.”
During the meeting some of the key issues which were discussed includes service issues, dead on arrival, delivery, price protection, staff poaching, payment etc.
NECTA assured that similar meets will be hosted in the future also, where issues that are hindering the growth of the IT business in the north east will be discussed.