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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 […]


ThreatQuotient expands global footprint through new partnerships

ThreatQuotient, a leading security operations platform innovator, has announced new partnerships with global distributors Ectacom, Nihon Cornet and StarLink. Following international expansions into Central Europe and Australia in 2018, ThreatQuotient’s latest value added distributor (VAD) agreements leverage an extensive network of channel partners and solution providers to broaden the reach of their security operations platform […]


Altron Karabina appoints Western Cape Lead

Microsoft technology partner, Altron Karabina, has recently appointed Marc Fletcher as its new Territory Lead for the Western Cape. He joined the company in 2017 in a business development role and has been focused on growing the Western Cape’s data, planning and analytics, and digital workplace business in the region through sales and account management. […]


Cradlepoint signs distribution agreement with Rectron to expand channel presence in South Africa

Cradlepoint, the global leader in cloud-delivered LTE and 5G ready wireless edge solutions, has signed a distribution agreement with leading South ICT distributor Rectron. The agreement will see Rectron provide Cradlepoint’s technology and services to resellers, system integrators, managed services providers (MSPs), e-tailers and retailers across Southern Africa. Cradlepoint plans to further develop its channel […]


Jake Callaway of 4C on helping customers to unlock their potential

As Managing Director for 4C for the MENA region, Jake Callaway is in charge of the day-to-day activities of a rapidly expanding, customer focused organisation. The former Manchester United analyst tells Intelligent Tech Channels: “Helping customers unlock the potential of IT within their organisations is what drives me.” Describe your current job role and the […]


Pagero appoints Managing Director for Middle East and Africa

Pagero Group has appointed Luis Ortega as its Managing Director for its Middle East and Africa (MEA) operations to assist with Pagero’s growing operations as a leading cloud-based business network provider in the region. Businesses within the Middle East and Africa are increasingly adopting new technologies to enable faster and more efficient operations across purchase-to-pay, […]


Nexign partners with Giza Systems to accelerate MEA telcos’ Digital Transformation 

Global leader in Business Support Systems (BSS) solutions joins forces with one of the leading system integrators in the MEA region, to equip regional operators with the tools they need to satisfy fluctuating subscriber demands. Nexign, (а part of LLC ICS Holding) a leading Business Support Systems (BSS) and Internet of Things (IoT) platform provider, announced it […]


How partners can lessen cyber-risk for SMB customers offering digital experiences

With 82% of SMBs already undergoing Digital Transformation, Jon Bove, Vice President, Channel Sales at Fortinet, tells us that in terms of digital investment key focus areas should include cloud, mobility and Customer Relationship Management (CRM).  He says: “Partners can play a key role in enabling SMB customers to modernise their networks while simultaneously reducing […]


Insight into the career of Veeam’s Channel Manager Lead for Africa

Insight into the career of Lisa Strydom, Channel Manager Lead for Africa at Veeam  Describe your current job role and the parts that are somewhat challenging? I joined Veeam over five years ago and look after a number of distribution channels and partner relationships. I was recently promoted to Manager of Channels for Africa, overseeing […]


Bitdefender unveils new partner programme for MSP partners

The new programme consolidates Bitdefender’s growth strategy, accelerates development of partner growth and skills capabilities and expands partner access to Bitdefender’s industry-leading MSP solutions. Bitdefender, a global cybersecurity leader protecting over 500 million systems across 150 countries, has announced the launch of its revamped Managed Services Provider (MSP) Program. This new partnership structure will offer […]


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