Avaya and Verint extend Workforce Engagement Management for Cloud

Avaya and Verint extend Workforce Engagement Management for Cloud

Avaya Holdings and Verint Systems have announced an expansion of their partnership to introduce cloud deployments for Avaya Workforce Engagement Management, improving customer experience through operational intelligence in the contact centre. Avaya‘s suite of workforce engagement capabilities can be deployed in any manner from on-premises to cloud services supporting public,…

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Managing data intelligently to achieve optimum business performance

Managing data intelligently to achieve optimum business performance

Claude Schuck, Regional Manager for Middle East and Central Africa at Veeam, talks to us about managing data intelligently in order to reap its full business value. Today’s businesses face the dual challenges of not only managing and mining the data they produce and use, but also ensuring that the…

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Networks Unlimited MD on challenges and benefits of multi-cloud

Networks Unlimited MD on challenges and benefits of multi-cloud

The rise of multi-cloud brings challenges and benefits, according to Anton Jacobsz, Managing Director at value-added distributor Networks Unlimited Africa. Hybrid cloud is a cloud computing mix that uses a combination of on-premises, private cloud and third party, public cloud services, with orchestration between the two platforms. By allowing workloads…

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Partnership will extend the reach of Bitglass’ market-leading CASB solution

Partnership will extend the reach of Bitglass’ market-leading CASB solution

Evanssion, a leading regional value-added distributor (VAD) for cloud transformation and information security solutions, has signed a distribution agreement with Bitglass, a next-gen Cloud Access Security Broker (CASB). With this partnership, Evanssion will be able to offer its customers across the MENA region a complete NextGen CASB solution to deal…

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The trends that are set to shape the African channel market

The trends that are set to shape the African channel market

The channel market is changing. There is a trend emerging where solutions across different categories are combining to create a more holistic, horizontal approach to the channel offering. But companies are also demanding hyper-specialised businesses and application technology skills from vendors. And, according to Westcon and Ruckus Networks, this outlook…

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Internet of Things innovator Iot.nxt adds Microsoft Gold Partner status

Internet of Things innovator Iot.nxt adds Microsoft Gold Partner status

Iot.nxt, a South African innovator in Internet of Things technology, has added Microsoft Gold Partner status for Cloud Platform. “According to Gartner the worldwide public cloud services market is projected to grow 17.3% in 2019 to total US$206.2 billion, up from $175.8 billion in 2018,” said CEO Nico Steyn. “Being…

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Symantec and Fortinet partner to deliver robust cloud security service

Symantec and Fortinet partner to deliver robust cloud security service

Symantec Corp, a leading cybersecurity company, and Fortinet, a global leader in broad, integrated and automated cybersecurity solutions, have announced an expansive partnership agreement to provide customers with the industry’s most comprehensive and robust security solutions. Fortinet’s industry-leading Next-Generation Firewall (NGFW) capabilities are planned to be integrated into Symantec’s cloud-delivered…

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TechAccess holds joint partner enablement session with Hitachi Vantara and Veritas

TechAccess holds joint partner enablement session with Hitachi Vantara and Veritas

TechAccess, a leading value added distributor in the Middle East, North Africa, LEVANT, Pakistan and Afghanistan, held a joint partner enablement session with vendors Hitachi Vantara and Veritas. The session was attended by TechAccess’ partner base for Hitachi Vantara in the UAE. The key objective was to inform and educate…

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Redstor enables customers to recover data instantly through partnership with VMware

Redstor enables customers to recover data instantly through partnership with VMware

Redstor, a leading cloud data management SaaS business with technology developed in South Africa, has announced a Technology Alliance Partnership with VMware, a global leader in virtualisation and cloud infrastructure. It is the latest initiative by Redstor and builds upon its long-term strategy to treble revenue by 2020. The partnership…

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Ankabut launch Microsoft’s Azure Stack in collaboration with Huawei

Ankabut launch Microsoft’s Azure Stack in collaboration with Huawei

Ankabut, the UAE’s Advanced National Research and Education Network (NREN) offering academic institutions connectivity to other education networks around the world, and Huawei, a leading global provider of information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices, has partnered to launch a cutting-edge new cloud solution in the UAE, Microsoft’s…

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ICT company Vox selected as Microsoft Azure Data Centre partner

ICT company Vox selected as Microsoft Azure Data Centre partner

Integrated ICT and telecommunications company Vox has been selected as a Microsoft Azure Data Centre Migration partner, adding to its Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) status. “Becoming a Microsoft partner is a rigorous process and a significant investment in training and certification, means customers can be assured of best of breed…

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Versa Networks unveil SD-WAN deployment with telecoms firm BringCom

Versa Networks unveil SD-WAN deployment with telecoms firm BringCom

Versa Networks – the innovator of a next-generation software platform, Versa Secure Cloud IP – has announced a joint SD-WAN deployment with BringCom Incorporated, a leading telecommunications provider focused on wholesale and retail telecommunications services in Africa. The BringCom-Versa initiative is designed to develop and deliver pan-Africa SD-WAN managed services. BringCom…

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IBM to acquire Red Hat in ‘game changer’ for cloud landscape

IBM to acquire Red Hat in ‘game changer’ for cloud landscape

IBM is acquiring Red Hat in a move that has been described as a ‘game changer’ for the cloud industry. IBM and Red Hat, the world’s leading provider of open source cloud software, have announced that the companies have reached a definitive agreement under which IBM will acquire all of…

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Intelsat and Q-KON enable large-scale broadband access in Africa

Intelsat and Q-KON enable large-scale broadband access in Africa

Q-KON is to introduce a new multiple high-speed broadband service powered by the IntelsatOne Flex for Enterprise platform. Combining a cloud-based management platform with Intelsat’s global satellite and terrestrial networks, the IntelsatOne Flex platform will enable Q-KON to rapidly deploy high-quality broadband that enables new services and applications for smaller…

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