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Nexans appoints new Managing Director for Middle East and Africa

Nexans, a global leader in cables and cabling systems, has appointed Arafat Yousef as Managing Director of the LAN Systems Business Unit in Middle East and Africa (MEA). In his new role, Arafat will be responsible for driving Nexans Cabling Solutions’ business growth, strengthening its channel network and expanding the company’s reach by focusing on […]


FVC to lead with Enterprise Collaboration at GITEX 2019

  FVC, a leading value-added-distributor (VAD) in the Middle East and Africa, will focus on enabling the Digital Transformation journey of organisations at GITEX 2019.  The company will demonstrate the strength of its comprehensive enterprise collaboration vendor portfolio, in addition to highlighting its audio-video, IT Infrastructure and IT Security portfolio. “The uptake of enterprise collaboration […]


New appointments for Lodolo and Brink at CA Southern Africa

CA Southern Africa has announced two new appointments. Andrea Lodolo becomes Chief Operations Officer (COO), while Michael Brink has been appointed Chief Technology Officer (CTO). In a career that spans in excess of 35 years’ in the ICT arena, Lodolo has occupied senior technical and operations roles in the industry.  Prior to this appointment, he […]


MDSap partners with SAP’s ‘Moving Experience’ initiative in the UAE and Oman

MDSap and SAP promote the value of digitalisation through their roadshow at customer premises. In a significant first to support the region’s Digital Transformation, MDSap, a gold partner of SAP and expert in SAP’s Platform and Technology (P&T) solutions, has announced the launch of a unique ‘Moving Experience’ – a roadshow that presents how digitisation […]


Driving African skills development to unleash the power of data

Digital businesses require more than just innovative technology and services to be competitive; they need a workforce capable of extracting value out of the data, systems and processes at their disposal. Kate Mollett, Regional Manager for Africa at Veeam, says this also extends to the partner ecosystem where an over-reliance on technology can negatively impact […]


Customer success is ‘the formula for exponential growth’

In the era of Digital Transformation and the subscription economy, Michelle Bisset, Vice President, Customers for Life at Sage Africa & Middle East, says that technology companies can only succeed when their customers do. The rapid shift towards cloud computing and software as-a-service purchasing models is freeing technology buyers from vendor lock-in, upfront payments, long […]


CA Southern Africa appoints Cyber Sentinel as new channel partner

CA Southern Africa has announced the appointment of a new channel partner – Cyber Sentinel, a cybersecurity services company with a dedicated team of information security experts, business analysts and software engineers. According to Cyber Sentinel Principal Consultant, Christian Nyakanyanga, the company’s customer centric Identity and Access Management solutions and services are designed to reduce […]


Schneider Electric introduces 30kW InRow data centre cooling solution

Schneider Electric, a leader in Digital Transformation of energy management and automation, has announced the expansion of its EcoStruxure Ready cooling portfolio, with the introduction of a 30kW InRow DX solution. Available in a 300mm rack format, this data centre cooling solution offers industry leading efficiency and addresses the increasing demand for higher density cooling in […]


StarLink signs up as distributor for Ivanti

Companies partner to deliver a better experience, added security and solid reliability to global enterprises through a unified IT approach. StarLink, the fastest growing ‘True’ Value-Added-Distributor (VAD) in the Middle East, Turkey and Africa (META) region, has announced a business partnership with Ivanti for distribution in the Middle East. Ivanti delivers solutions that unify IT […]


‘Experience’ takes centre stage as tech and business leaders meet at Saphila 2019

Technology and business leaders descended on Sun City for Saphila 2019 to discuss the role of new and evolving technologies in addressing key public and private sector challenges at Saphila 2019. Saphila is a biennial conference for SAP users, partners and customers focused on knowledge-sharing around innovation, implementation and service delivery using SAP technologies. Cameron […]


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