An integrated supply chain solution provider, Redington India Limited was incorporated on 2nd May 1961. The second largest distributor of IT products in India, the Redington and through all its subsidiaries distributes products from over 40 Leading Manufacturers, services over 12000 channel partners in India. Within a short span of years the company has successfully transformed itself from a pure IT products distribution firm with traditional cash and carry model to a leading integrated supply chain solution provider that includes non IT products and involves the management of inventory of greater than 4000 SKU's (stocking units). It provides logistics, supply chain management and other support services in India, Middle East and Africa. Apart from distribution they also provide support services for IT hardware and mobile phones. The Company commenced its operations in the year 1993 by distributing information technology products. From then on the company has continuously expanded its operations across India covering a broad range of IT and Telecom Products. During the year 1994, commenced service operations for IT products, distribution of Epson and Tripplite IT products, and distribution of Samsung monitors, also commenced its operations in Northern India. A year after, in the year 1995, Redington had started its operations in Eastern India, also in the same year the company had commenced distribution of Compaq and Philips products. The distribution of Intel products were started by the company in the year 1996. The Company made tie-up with Microsoft for distribution of software products in the year 1997 and also made tie-up with IBM, APC and Canon for distribution of their products in the year 1998. Hewlett Packard honored the company as an `excellent service provider' in the year of 2000. The call centre operations of the company was started in the year 2002 for servicing Compaq's Presario range of products and ranked `Best Distributor India' for the year 2002-2003 by Computer Associates. Commenced distribution and servicing of Motorola mobile phones during the year 2003. Once again the company ranked as `Best Distributor in India' in the volumes business category by Microsoft for the year 2003-2004. The Company had acquired Redington Gulf FZE (Middle East and Africa operations) in April of the year 2004 from Redington Mauritius Limited and also acquired some value in Redington Distribution Pte Ltd (Singapore, Bangladesh & Srilanka Operations) as well as Cadensworth (India) Pvt Ltd in April of the year 2005. Also in the year 2005, Redington had entered into consumer durable distribution area. During the year 2006, the company had acquired 100% shareholding of Redington Distribution Pte Limited and Cadensworth (India) Private Limited. A distribution agreement was made between the company and Apple Computer International Pvt Ltd., Bangalore (Apple Computer) in the year 2007 for distribution of Apple's range of products in India. The Company forged partnership with Adobe in February 2008 to successfully position Adobe's product offerings to increase its reach and tap more verticals in the Indian market. Authenex made tie-up with Redington in July of the same year 2008. Power management firm Eaton Corporation signed a nationwide distribution pact with Redington India in August 2008 to deliver its single phase uninterruptible power supply (UPS) systems.