StarLink hosts Annual Partner Summit 2019 in Dubai

StarLink hosts Annual Partner Summit 2019 in Dubai

StarLink, the fastest growing ‘True’ Value-Added-Distributor (VAD) in the Middle East, Turkey and Africa (META), has hosted its signature channel event - StarLink Partner Summit at the iconic Armani Hotel, Burj Khalifa. The event received an overwhelming response from 300 plus channel partners across the META region, making this one…

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Gourmet Gulf selects Finesse and Salesforce to digitally transform diner experience

Gourmet Gulf selects Finesse and Salesforce to digitally transform diner experience

Gourmet Gulf, a renowned hospitality company in the region, has selected Finesse, a global software system integrator and Salesforce, a global leader in CRM, to digitally transform, taking customer dining experience in the UAE to new heights. The UAE-based hospitality company’s partnership with Finesse and Salesforce is set to equip…

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Hanan Darwish: Committed to organisational and personal goals

Hanan Darwish: Committed to organisational and personal goals

Transforming Schneider Electric from a product to a solutions company, while supporting its channel partners in this journey, is presenting an exciting part of  the job role for Hanan Darwish, Gulf and Pakistan, Schneider Electric.  As President of the Gulf and Pakistan cluster, Hanan Darwish handles the day-to-day operations of…

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Insight into the career of Aruba Regional Channel Director Osama AlHaj-Issa

Insight into the career of Aruba Regional Channel Director Osama AlHaj-Issa

Describe your current job role and the parts that are somewhat challenging? In a channel leading role for a huge region such as Middle East, Turkey and Africa, you need to consider varying strategies and resources to address the goals you plan to achieve in the year and longer term.…

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Pure Storage expert on dispelling AI myths

Pure Storage expert on dispelling AI myths

Matthieu Brignone, Head of EMEA Channel and Alliances at Pure Storage, talks about how partners can help enterprises dispel some of the myths around Artificial Intelligence. Data is a catalyst for growth and innovation, with the power to transform the way a business operates and how it serves its customers.…

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Tenable doubles cyberexposure technology integrations

Tenable doubles cyberexposure technology integrations

Tenable, the cyberexposure company, has announced that the company more than doubled its Cyber Exposure Ecosystem throughout 2018, including 43 new or enhanced technology integrations and 20 new integration partners. The ecosystem now supports a total of 50 integrations and 39 technology partners. Tenable’s market-leading integration partners span some of the…

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Barco strengthens FVC partnership with wePresent education solutions

Barco strengthens FVC partnership with wePresent education solutions

wePresent revolutionises classrooms through wireless presentation systems that allow up to 64 users to share content from any device to present, interact and collaborate. Global technology company Barco has announced its plan to expand its collaboration with value-added distributor, FVC, adding the wePresent wireless collaboration solutions to its portfolio. In…

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TeamViewer partners with VAD Technologies in the Middle East

TeamViewer partners with VAD Technologies in the Middle East

New distribution alliance aims to expand channel partner growth for TeamViewer which provides software offering reliable and secure remote desktop access, support and online meetings. TeamViewer, a global leader in secure remote connectivity solutions, and VAD Technologies, an established IT and Technology value added distributor headquartered in Dubai, have announced…

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Insight into the career of Axiz Business Unit Manager

Insight into the career of Axiz Business Unit Manager

Describe your current job role and the parts that are somewhat challenging? My current role as Business Unit Manager is to decide on the strategy and the execution method of each vendor in my various business units, to achieve both the vendor and Axiz’s revenue and channel growth objectives. When…

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Mimecast appoints Karen Anderson as Chief Human Resources Officer

Mimecast appoints Karen Anderson as Chief Human Resources Officer

Mimecast Limited, a leading email and data security company, has announced Karen Anderson as its new Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO). In this newly created position, Karen will lead the company’s people and culture strategy. Karen joins Mimecast with more than 20 years of experience in various human resources roles. As…

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Insight into the career of the Inflobox ME and Africa Channel Manager

Insight into the career of the Inflobox ME and Africa Channel Manager

Regional Channel Chief profile feature: Feras Masoud, Regional Channel Manager (META) at Infoblox. Describe your current job role and the parts that are somewhat challenging? My current job role is Regional Channel Manager for Middle East and Africa at Infoblox. The main challenges in this role is the size of…

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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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John Andrews appointed as VP of Worldwide Channels for Centrify

John Andrews appointed as VP of Worldwide Channels for Centrify

As more and more companies look to progress their Digital Transformation strategies, the channel has an important role to play in guiding them through the process. As Vice President of Worldwide Channels for Centrify, John Andrews discusses the responsibilities within his new role, his management philosophy and Centrify’s relationship with…

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Ruckus Networks expert on why vendors need to rethink their channel programmes

Ruckus Networks expert on why vendors need to rethink their channel programmes

Muetassem Raslan, Regional Sales Director for Ruckus Networks in the Middle East, offers some best practice guidance for ensuring a successful channel programme.  To tackle the big technological issues that society is facing, innovation is key. Vendors can provide the tools for innovation, but its partners are the ones who…

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