STC announces new appointments of several Saudi senior executives

STC announces new appointments of several Saudi senior executives

Saudi Telecom Company (STC) has announced new appointments of a number of Saudi senior executives, including the appointment of Eng. Haithem Bin Mohammed Al Faraj as Senior VP - Technology and Operations; Eng. Alayan Bin Mohammed Al Wateed as Senior VP - Customer Unit; Eng. Badr Bin Abdullah Al Lahib…

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Emerson to modernise Sonatrach gas processing plant in Algeria

Emerson to modernise Sonatrach gas processing plant in Algeria

Emerson, in partnership with Fores Engineering, has signed a US$32 million contract with Sonatrach, Algeria's state energy company, to modernise its gas processing plant in Alrar. As part of the contract, Emerson will combine its innovative technologies and operational certainty methodology to optimise Sonatrach’s production operations and improve the reliability…

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Transformation and automation hand in hand across 2019

Transformation and automation hand in hand across 2019

While organisations will relook at their structure and job roles to enable successful Digital Transformation across 2019, other key activity areas will be automation of customer experiences and the supply chain, explains Paul Potgieter, Managing Director - UAE, Dimension Data.   As organisations get moving on the Digital Transformation road map,…

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EC-Council partners with StarLink to create skilled cybersecurity professionals

EC-Council partners with StarLink to create skilled cybersecurity professionals

StarLink, the fastest growing ‘True’ Value-Added-Distributor (VAD) in the Middle East, Turkey and Africa (META) region has announced a partnership with the world’s leading cybersecurity credentialing body, EC-Council, to offer cybersecurity training and credentials across the META region. StarLink has signed up with EC-Council to deliver industry-recognised cybersecurity programs, including…

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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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A10 Networks announces global reseller and solutions integration partnership

A10 Networks announces global reseller and solutions integration partnership

A10 Networks, a provider of intelligent and automated cybersecurity solutions, has announced a global system integration and reseller partnership with NEC Corporation. The partnership will include the integration of A10 security products and technology into NEC 5G, Pre-5G and Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) infrastructure systems. “With the move to 5G…

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Nutanix expert on the factors that make a partner programme successful

Nutanix expert on the factors that make a partner programme successful

By Bassam AlMasri, Sr. Manager Channel, Nutanix - Middle East Partner programmes should be dynamic and stay ahead of the trends. The technology space is one of the fastest changing industries and so with the evolving landscape, it’s important to keep your hand on the pulse and change strategies accordingly.…

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Forcepoint names Matt Preschern as Chief Marketing Officer

Forcepoint names Matt Preschern as Chief Marketing Officer

Global cybersecurity leader Forcepoint today announced that veteran technology marketing executive Matt Preschern has joined the company as chief marketing officer (CMO). Preschern reports to CEO Matthew Moynahan and will be based in Forcepoint’s Austin, Texas headquarters. As CMO, Preschern will lead all aspects of global marketing including driving brand awareness, revenue generation,…

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New distribution partnership for software product development firm

New distribution partnership for software product development firm

Specialist Business Intelligence (BI) software product development company QVAuctor – ebiexperts, has announced its new distribution partnership with South Africa Qlik Master Reseller (SAQMR). The distribution partnership covers Africa and all SAQMR sub-partnerships and enables the company to formalise an African strategy, in which both parties can actively participate. “I…

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ElectriFI supports solar tech company REDAVIA's expansion in Ghana

ElectriFI supports solar tech company REDAVIA’s expansion in Ghana

Solar technology company REDAVIA and ElectriFi have signed a USD2m financing agreement to support REDAVIA's expansion in Ghana's industrial and commercial sector, offering affordable, reliable and clean power generated through modular solar farms. Germany-headquartered REDAVIA offers solar power for businesses in Africa through subsidiaries in Ghana, Kenya and Tanzania, and has a proven track-record in solar farm design, manufacturing, deployment and maintenance. The company targets the local…

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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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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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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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Evanssion partners with Bitglass to accelerate adoption of real-time cloud security

Evanssion partners with Bitglass to accelerate adoption of real-time cloud security

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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