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Channel Chief: Babatunde Abagun, Channel Sales Manager, WECA, Nutanix

Babatunde Abagun, Channel Sales Manager, West, East and Central Africa at Nutanix, a global provider of hybrid multi-cloud computing solutions. Abagun talks about his current job role and how Nutanix is recruiting partners, working with the channel and developing it business across the African continent. Describe your current job role and the parts that are […]


Channel Chief: Hydar Al Ammar, Senior Director, Strategic Alliances APJ, Seismic

Hydar Al Ammar, Senior Director, Strategic Alliances APJ at Seismic, a US headquartered company that helps marketing and sales teams fulfill their promise to drive revenue together. Al Ammar’s management philosophy focuses on building trust and taking great pride in maintaining transparency with colleagues and channel partners. He explains to us how Seismic is growing […]


Channel Chief: Mukesh Kumar, Alliances and Channel Director, MENA, Salesforce

Mukesh Kumar, Alliances and Channel Director – Middle East and North Africa (MENA) at Salesforce, an American cloud-based software company headquartered in San Francisco, California, that provides customer relationship management (CRM) service and complementary suite of enterprise applications focused on customer service, marketing automation, analytics and application development. Kumar’s management philosophy focuses on building trusted […]


Mindware and EC-Council sign agreement in MENA to develop cybersecurity skills

With digital threats on the rise, Mindware, one of the leading value-added distributors (VADs) in the Middle East and Africa (MEA), has announced that it had signed a partnership with the International Council of E-Commerce Consultants (EC-Council). EC-Council is the owner and developer of the world-renowned Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) programme as well as multiple […]


Channel consultancy

Looking to expand its management consultancy and advisory services to the IT channel, Australia-based Levels Ventures is looking to cement its footprint in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). Maury G, Managing Partner, Levels Ventures, tells Intelligent Tech Channels how the company is engaging with the channel partners and why it’s extending its presence to […]


Linode names William Charnock as CTO

Linode, one of the world’s largest independent cloud computing infrastructure provider, has appointed Will Charnock as vice president and chief technology officer. Charnock will lead Linode’s engineering and development team, guiding the company’s technical roadmap and accelerating product and service innovation as Linode further expands its cloud platform. The company’s goal with this move is […]


Cybereason unveils global Defenders League partner programme

Cybereason, a provider future-ready attack protection solutions, has launched the Cybereason Defenders League a global partner community, designed to reward the cybersecurity industry’s most trusted advisors and solution providers by increasing their margins and profitability. Members of the programme will gain access to award-winning technology and services to help end-users stop cyberattacks. The Cybereason Defenders […]


Platinum Equity completes acquisition of Ingram Micro for US$7.2 billion

Private equity powerhouse Platinum Equity, has officially announced that it has completed the acquisition of Ingram Micro for US$7.2 billion in a blockbuster deal that frees the distributor from financially troubled Chinese conglomerate HNA Group in a transaction that includes US$5.9 billion of equity value. The deal, which was expected to be finalised by the […]


How to secure the endpoint

Endpoint security management is a policy-based approach to network security that requires endpoint devices to comply with specific criteria before they are granted access to network resources. Endpoints can include PCs, laptops, smart phones, tablets and specialised equipment such as bar code readers or point of sale (PoS) terminals. Industry experts share insights on how […]


Channel Chief: Jim Holland, Regional Director – Africa, Lenovo ISG

Jim Holland, Regional Director – Africa, Lenovo Infrastructure Solutions Group, is a Chinese multinational technology company headquartered in Beijing. The Lenovo Group designs, develops, manufactures and sells personal computers, tablet computers, smartphones, workstations, servers, supercomputers, electronic storage devices and IT management software. Holland describes his management attitude as one that empowers and supports his people […]


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