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Schneider Electric launches new monitoring and dispatch services

Schneider Electric, a leader in Digital Transformation of energy management and automation, has announced the launch of monitoring and dispatch services, enabling IT solution providers and end users to optimise resources, improve efficiency and help prevent downtime by leveraging Schneider Electric to manage the operations of distributed IT infrastructure. By simplifying the management of Edge […]


Channel Chief: Philip Cherian at Credence Security

Credence Security is a distributor which brings niche vendors to the market. Philip Cherian, Regional Channel Director, Middle East, Africa & India (MEAI) at Credence Security, explains why it is essential to understand the pulse of the company’s partners and how to align with them. Describe your current job role and the parts that are […]


Credence Security signed by ESET as distribution partner for southern Africa

Credence to offer suite of ESET security products, including two-factor authentication, encryption, and endpoint protection. Credence Security, a leading regional distributor of specialised solutions in cybersecurity, forensics, governance, risk and compliance, has announced a new partnership with award-winning global endpoint and perimeter-protection vendor ESET, to cover southern Africa. In selecting a partner to expand its […]


Arcserve delivers cloud migration without downtime or data loss

The shift to cloud represents a fundamental change in how organisations use and provide their services, with most already running at least one workload in the cloud today. Arcserve Southern Africa highlights that cloud migration or the process of moving data, applications and workloads to cloud environments offers many benefits ranging from greater elasticity and […]


Cesar Cernuda joins NetApp as President

NetApp, a leader in cloud data services, has announced the appointment of Cesar Cernuda as President of NetApp, reporting to CEO, George Kurian, effective in July. He will lead NetApp’s global go-to-market operations spanning sales, marketing, services and support. Cernuda joins NetApp from Microsoft, where he was President of Microsoft Latin America and Corporate Vice […]


Channel partners should look to leverage cybersecurity innovation in 2020

Cloud, managed security services, threat intelligence and visual representation of assets are all poised to move to the next level of engagement and channel partners must be ready. Maher Jadallah, Regional Director – Middle East, Tenable, explains. Adoption of cloud services has exploded in recent years, and the trend looks set to continue, as organisations […]


Qumulo appoints Craig Bumpus as Chief Revenue Officer

Qumulo, a leading provider of hybrid cloud file data services, has announced the appointment of Craig Bumpus as the company’s Chief Revenue Officer (CRO). In this newly created role, Bumpus will be responsible for accelerating Qumulo’s rapid revenue growth, driving adoption of Qumulo as a data platform in both public and private clouds and scaling […]


How does technology contribute to efficiency in the workplace?

Gerhard Hartman, Vice President Sales of Medium Business, Sage Africa & Middle East, explains why the right automated IT system is essential for companies to remain competitive and lead the way. In today’s complex and fast-moving business environment, organisations simply cannot be competitive, efficient and effective without the right automated IT systems in place. The […]


Sophos announces completion of acquisition by Thoma Bravo

Sophos, a global leader in next-generation cybersecurity, has announced the completion of its acquisition by Thoma Bravo, a leading private equity firm focused on the software and technology-enabled services sectors. This occurred in a cash transaction that values Sophos at approximately US$3.9 billion. The acquisition offer was announced on October 14 2019. Under the terms […]


Extreme Networks doubles its investments in the Middle East

Extreme Networks has set its sights on the Middle East to help partners and customers on their path to the autonomous enterprise with its cloud-driven, end-to-end networking solutions. Extreme Networks, a leader in cloud-driven networking, has announced the expansion of its operations and investments in the Middle East. Following the recent appointment of Maan Al-Shakarchi […]


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