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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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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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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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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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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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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Growth and inclusivity drive Avaya’s channel strategy for 2019

Growth and inclusivity drive Avaya’s channel strategy for 2019

Avaya Holdings has announced new measures aimed at enabling channel partner growth. The new measures, which come as an update to the Avaya Edge partner programme, will provide a path for channel partners to move from one value proposition to more advanced ones. The updates to Avaya Edge also place…

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Storing and managing data intelligently with StorageCraft’s innovative products

Storing and managing data intelligently with StorageCraft’s innovative products

Managing and storing data correctly is more important than ever as enterprises are expanding exponentially. Intelligent Tech Channels caught up with Matt Medeiros, CEO and Chairman of StorageCraft, who shares his thoughts on the challenges around data storage and how the company works with its channel partners to remain successful.…

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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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Adapt IT consolidates telecommunications solutions

Adapt IT consolidates telecommunications solutions

JSE-listed Adapt IT Holdings Limited has announced the acquisition of the Conor Group in a transaction worth R80 million to strengthen the Adapt IT Telecoms solutions division. Conor, founded in 2007, is a fast-growing and dynamic software business that employs 60 highly-skilled professionals and provides high performance telco and mobile…

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"There’s never been a more exciting time to be working in this field," - SAP Africa expert

“There’s never been a more exciting time to be working in this field,” – SAP Africa expert

We talk to Simon Carpenter, Chief Technology Advisor, SAP Africa about his journey into IT, the highs and lows of the industry and how he deals with stress. Describe your current job role and the parts that are somewhat challenging? As the SAP Africa Chief Technology Advisor – and a 24-year…

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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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Redstor hires new CMO in bid to treble revenue by 2020

Redstor hires new CMO in bid to treble revenue by 2020

Gareth Case is the new Chief Marketing Officer at Redstor, the company aiming to treble revenue within three years by disrupting the world of data management with technology developed in South Africa. Case brings 20 years of expertise leading award-winning marketing teams for some of the world’s most respected technology…

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Fortinet acquires cloud-based threat analytics company ZoneFox

Fortinet acquires cloud-based threat analytics company ZoneFox

Acquisition adds Machine Learning-based threat detection and response capabilities to protect enterprises from insider threats. Fortinet, a global leader in broad, integrated and automated cybersecurity solutions, has completed the acquisition of ZoneFox Limited, a privately-held cloud-based insider threat detection and response company headquartered in Edinburgh, Scotland. The acquisition further enhances…

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