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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The customer-centric channel: Redefining business models during Digital Transformation

The customer-centric channel: Redefining business models during Digital Transformation

Giovanni Di Filippo, Vice President Channels, EMEA, at Riverbed Technology, discusses the transformation the channel must undergo to be successful in the year ahead. Digital Transformation continues to be the phrase on everyone’s mind in the channel. Regardless of size or industry, organisations are reaping the rewards of shifting their…

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A10 Networks appoints new channel manager for MEA

A10 Networks appoints new channel manager for MEA

Ehab Halablab has joined the A10 Networks team as a channel manager across the Middle East and Africa region. Halabab started his role at Naizak Distribution and managed Riverbed Business. He later moved to work for Sophos, then Bluecoat where his role was to deliver infrastructure security solutions, building the…

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NIT signs distribution agreement with IDIS for MEA region

NIT signs distribution agreement with IDIS for MEA region

NIT, an Ingram Micro company and leading regional value-added distributor of IP surveillance and physical security solutions in the Middle East, Turkey and Africa, has announced a distribution agreement with IDIS. IDIS is one of the largest manufacturers of security and surveillance technology in South Korea and a globally recognised…

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Insight into the career of Nuage Networks from Nokia's Regional Director

Insight into the career of Nuage Networks from Nokia’s Regional Director

Learn more about Waleed Badr, Head of Sales (MEA): SubSea, WebScale and Large Enterprise at Nokia and Regional Director (MEA) at Nuage Networks from Nokia Describe your current job role and the parts that are somewhat challenging? I head up Nuage Networks, SubSea Segment, WebScale and extra-large enterprise for Nokia in…

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IDC expert looks reviews Digital Transformation in South Africa in 2018

IDC expert looks reviews Digital Transformation in South Africa in 2018

The start of 2018 saw global technology research and advisory firm International Data Corporation (IDC) predict that South African channel partners would have to evolve strategy and platform to meet the growing demand for Digital Transformation. With more than 90% of organisations already embarking on a Digital Transformation strategy at…

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Xerox expert on the importance of an efficient partner programme

Xerox expert on the importance of an efficient partner programme

We spoke to Mahmoud Alyaha, Middle East Operations Region Manager at Xerox, about why channel partnerships are so important and how vendors can build successful partner programmes.   Xerox is a multi-national company which has been operating in document management technology and printing solutions for 80 years. A Fortune 500 company,…

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Interview: McAfee EMEA President on regional trends and future growth

Interview: McAfee EMEA President on regional trends and future growth

At MPOWER Cybersecurity Summit, Adam Philpott, President, EMEA McAfee, talked to us about some of the key 2018 regional cybertrends and outlined the vendor’s priorities for 2019.  What key trends have you seen in the region in 2018? I think the most notable trend across the region – including the…

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Interview: Meraj Hoda, Vice President of Business Development – MEA, Ring

Interview: Meraj Hoda, Vice President of Business Development – MEA, Ring

Ring products are being used across the region to keep communities safe, with innovative technology helping to uphold the company’s mission to ‘secure the neighbourhood’. We spoke to Mohammad Meraj Hoda, Vice President of Business Development – Middle East and Africa at Ring, about what the company has been up…

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