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SAP and PwC partnership driving Digital Transformation and cloud success in West Africa

With more businesses in West Africa adopting cloud technologies than ever before, the region is set to enhance its competitiveness significantly. Following years of disruption and hampered by a lack of legacy investment into technology, West African businesses now have an opportunity to leapfrog tech adoption and leverage the cloud for rapid growth and success. […]


Demand for digital identity verification surges across Africa

The opportunities for banking in Africa are immense. The region is a ‘sleeping giant’ when it comes to accessing traditional bank accounts, digital banking and affordable financial services. According to the World Bank, 57% of Africans still do not have any kind of bank account, including mobile money accounts. This translates to about 360 million […]


African Distribution Group bets on cloud as the future with DRaaS

Alviva Holdings, one of Africa’s largest ICT products and services providers, has invested in a robust, cloud-based Disaster Recovery (DR) and backup solution. Partnering with Routed, the distribution giant is reaping the rewards of a consumption-based DR-as-a-Service (DRaaS) solution hosted on VMware cloud at two of the company’s data centres. The implementatino has been so […]


HSG Holdings to acquire EMEA hospitality technology provider, Quadriga Systems

HSG Holding has announced it has entered into a definitive agreement for the acquisition of Quadriga Systems Limited (QSL), a market-leader in cloud-based IT solutions and infrastructure, in Europe, Africa and the Middle East. With this acquisition, HSG Holding strengthen its position in the hospitality arena as an investment vehicle to support the development of […]


Channel Chief: Eva-Marie Elya, Senior Director Worldwide Channel Sales at Lookout

Eva-Marie Elya, Senior Director Worldwide Channel Sales at Lookout, a leading cloud security vendor, outlines the complexities of managing global channels and how she overcomes them. She explains how the company allows its channel partners to lead the sales process with its assistance. Describe your current job role and the parts that are somewhat challenging? […]


eSentire names Spire Solutions as its exclusive VAD in MEA during GITEX Global 2022

eSentire, a provider of Managed Detection and Response (MDR) solutions, has announced its exclusive partnership with Dubai-based Spire Solutions, a preferred cybersecurity solutions provider and top value-added distributor (VAD) servicing the Middle East and Africa. Spire is now offering its customers and channel partners – inclusive of MSPs, MSSPs, VARs and its reseller community – […]


Hours to go for the 4th edition of Connected Banking Summit

Phyllis Migwi, Country Manager, Microsoft Kenya on how digital and modern banking services are changing the financial services sector in Africa. The digital revolution is changing how banking gets done. Every bank is eager to evolve, using secure and compliant technology to fundamentally reimagine their business. This is innovation with real impact: changing customer expectations, meeting […]


Closing the channel skills gap

Filling critical skill gaps is a top priority for HR and IT business leaders in the enterprise and channel sector, but the build-and-buy tactics used so far have been insufficient. Industry experts share insights on how channel leaders can close the widening skills gap in the IT labour market. The tech talent shortage has solution […]


Channel Chief: Steve Lewarne is Vice President, Sales, Channel and Programmes, AVEVA

Steve Lewarne is Vice President, Sales, Channel and Programmes at AVEVA, a British multinational IT consulting company and global provider of industrial software headquartered in Cambridge, England. Lewarne describes his management philosophy as being in the business to support channel partners who, in turn, help to ensure the success of mutual customers. He outlines here […]


Cloudflare focuses on building business partnerships in the region

Bashar Bashaireh, Managing Director, Middle East and Turkey, Cloudflare, outlines how the company is developing its business in the region and cementing partner alliances as it looks to cement its technology solutions and cloud offerings to customers. Briefly give us an overview of your career in the technology industry. I join Cloudflare with over two […]


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