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Editor’s Question: Which aspect of a Digital Transformation strategy is the most critical part?

Ian Jansen van Rensburg, Senior Systems Engineer Manager and Lead Technologist at VMware SSA, explains what he thinks is the most important part of a Digital Transformation strategy. Digital Transformation centres on creating new possibilities for an organisation. It is about embracing innovation, adopting more inventive business models, delivering engaging customer experiences and finding better […]


Editor’s Comment: How has Edge Computing impacted the channel?

Tony Bartlett, Director, Data Centre Compute at Dell Technologies, South Africa, explains how Edge Computing has impacted the channel. Edge Computing has been garnering significant attention and has already started making an impact on how organisations think about working with data, defying boundaries beyond the use of data centres. Business happens at the edge – […]


Mindware joins Avnet IoTConnect Partner Programme to bring IoT solutions to MENA

Leading global technology solutions provider, Avnet and Mindware, a leading Value Added Distributor (VAD), are partnering to bring Avnet’s IoTConnect Partner Programme to the Middle East and North Africa (MENA). Mindware will leverage the programme, part of Avnet’s IoTConnect Solutions Suite, to drive Digital Transformation initiatives of partners and customers and contribute to successful IoT […]


The IT sector has been challenged, yet the future looks brighter than ever

Cisco research reveals CIOs and CTOs perspective on performance and strategies for coping with the pandemic. Reem Asaad, Vice President, Cisco Middle East & Africa, explains. In the IT industry, we can often connect with decision-makers across multiple sectors. This has proven to be a great source of strength in today’s climate, which requires us […]


Equinix appoints Lorraine Wilkinson as Regional Vice President for Sales, UK

Equinix, a digital infrastructure company, has announced the appointment of Lorraine Wilkinson as its new Regional Vice President for Sales for the United Kingdom. Wilkinson will be a key member of the UK leadership team and will be responsible for implementing and progressing Equinix’s sales strategy in the UK, developing existing customer relationships and supporting […]


Micro Focus appoints new regional leadership in Emerging Markets

Micro Focus has announced the appointment of Anas Jwaied to the role of Vice President and General Manager for Emerging Markets. The region constitutes a conglomerate of over 70 countries spanning Middle East and Africa (MEA), Central and Eastern Europe (CEE), Israel, Russia and Brazil. Jwaied’s appointment to the position comes after a four-year successful […]


Editor’s Comment: What are your key business priorities for the year ahead?

Yarob Sakhnini, Vice President, Emerging Market, EMEA, Juniper Networks explains what his business priorities are for the year ahead. The year, 2020, has been a challenging year by many measures. Organisations around the world had to quickly, suddenly adjust to a ‘new normal’. Many of them had to rethink their digital strategies entirely to meet […]


Interxion establishes presence in Greece with acquisition of Lamda Hellix

Interxion, a Digital Realty company and a leading European provider of carrier- and cloud-neutral colocation data centre solutions, has announced it has acquired Lamda Hellix, south-eastern Europe’s leading colocation and interconnection provider. The acquisition provides Digital Realty access to one of the region’s fastest-growing markets and a gateway to an increasingly important connectivity hub.   Lamda […]


Eaton announces its Brightlayer digital foundation

Eaton has recently announced the launch of its Brightlayer digital foundation, a major step in its transformation into an intelligent power management company. By leveraging Brightlayer, Eaton is enabling customers to optimise how power is used, stored and distributed through data and insights from secure, connected and intelligent assets. “Eaton has taken bold steps in […]


Riverbed promotes Sekhar Kancherlapalli to Chief Information Officer

Riverbed has announced the appointment and promotion of Sekhar Kancherlapalli to Chief Information Officer (CIO). In his new and expanded role, Kancherlapalli will oversee all IT functions and operations and will be focused on leading and furthering Riverbed’s cloud and digital initiatives. Prior to joining Riverbed as a Chief Architect, Kancherlapalli held senior cloud and […]


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