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Digital Transformation and its role in building the African network

Driving inclusive growth across Africa should be a collective goal for all its inhabitants. In particular, building an African-wide technology ecosystem, is essential for the development and empowerment of business in Africa. CMC Networks, Africa and the Middle East’s premier data connectivity network provider, says that building an African network for Africans should be an […]


Dubai’s Credence Security blends physical with virtual for 2020 roadshow

Credence Security, a premier distributor for cybersecurity, forensics, governance, risk and compliance solutions, has announced that the fifth edition of its popular roadshow will involve a blend of face-to-face and virtual interaction, in light of travel restrictions and public safety concerns during the COVID-19 crisis. The Credence Security Roadshow 2020 has been specially designed to […]


Axtel and ASBIS ME partner to advanced audio technology in the region

Axtel, a global provider of high-quality devices for professional communication, has appointed ASBIS ME as its distributor of professional headsets in the Middle East. In terms the agreement, ASBIS will supply the regional channel in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) with the vendor’s entire portfolio of professional headsets. Praveen Singh, Director Sales, ASBIS […]


Going mobile: Supporting hybrid working models – keeping the workforce flexible

Remote working has been forced on many, due to the pandemic, and channel businesses have had to respond quickly and stay ahead of the curve. Bradley Pulford, Executive Director and General Manager of Channel and Distribution at Dell Technologies South Africa, explains how channel businesses can help partners and customers thrive and not just survive. […]


Networks Unlimited launches new MSSP partnership with SentinelOne

Networks Unlimited Africa and its vendor partner, SentinelOne, have launched a new partner programme that brings SentinelOne’s endpoint security to managed security services providers (MSSPs) of all sizes and, in particular, is geared to help small businesses become more established in this particular cybersecurity arena. SentinelOne helps organisations to prevent, detect, respond to and remediate […]


How digital signatures are helping South African hospitals during the pandemic

Digital signatures help stop the spread of infection during the global pandemic. Debbie Hayes, GlobalSign, explains how digital signatures are proving to be critical during this difficult period. Six months into COVID-19 and the world is still very much in adjustment mode. It has been a difficult year, to say the least. South Africa has […]


How will the role of the reseller change within the next five years in the vendor-partner ecosystem?

Stefan van de Giessen, Cybersecurity Manager at Networks Unlimited Africa, explains how he thinks the role of the reseller will change within the next five years. To answer this question holistically, we need to look at the different types of reseller model within this sphere, namely resellers (box droppers), system integrators and managed service security […]


New ESM General Manager at Networks Unlimited brings her personal touch to business challenges

The recent appointment of Risna Steenkamp as the General Manager: ESM Division at Networks Unlimited Africa underscores her rise through the ranks within this hard-working IT company, which also recently celebrated its 25th anniversary. Steenkamp is well-known in the industry for taking a strongly personal approach in her business dealings and always has a very […]


Spectrami and Artemis Pro to redefine penetration testing for enterprises

Spectrami, a cybersecurity Value Added Distributor, has added Artemis Pro to its product portfolio to provide a full stack of security assessment and pentest offering to customers and partners across Middle East and Africa (MEA). Artemis Pro offers an efficient and secure mechanism for security teams to initiate assessments, track and eventually remediate vulnerabilities on […]


CyberKnight accelerates expansion into sub-Saharan Africa

According to IDC, sub-Saharan Africa’s ICT market is predicted to grow from US$95.4 billion in 2020 to US$104.2 billion by 2023. While cybercrime remains one of the greatest threats to Africa, sub-Saharan nations lose millions of dollars to cyberattacks each year. Multiple organisations struggle with the high cost of cybersecurity products, limited budgets, resource scarcity, […]


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