IDC expert looks reviews Digital Transformation in South Africa in 2018

IDC expert looks reviews Digital Transformation in South Africa in 2018

The start of 2018 saw global technology research and advisory firm International Data Corporation (IDC) predict that South African channel partners would have to evolve strategy and platform to meet the growing demand for Digital Transformation. With more than 90% of organisations already embarking on a Digital Transformation strategy at…

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Xerox expert on the importance of an efficient partner programme

Xerox expert on the importance of an efficient partner programme

We spoke to Mahmoud Alyaha, Middle East Operations Region Manager at Xerox, about why channel partnerships are so important and how vendors can build successful partner programmes.   Xerox is a multi-national company which has been operating in document management technology and printing solutions for 80 years. A Fortune 500 company,…

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Interview: McAfee EMEA President on regional trends and future growth

Interview: McAfee EMEA President on regional trends and future growth

At MPOWER Cybersecurity Summit, Adam Philpott, President, EMEA McAfee, talked to us about some of the key 2018 regional cybertrends and outlined the vendor’s priorities for 2019.  What key trends have you seen in the region in 2018? I think the most notable trend across the region – including the…

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Interview: Meraj Hoda, Vice President of Business Development – MEA, Ring

Interview: Meraj Hoda, Vice President of Business Development – MEA, Ring

Ring products are being used across the region to keep communities safe, with innovative technology helping to uphold the company’s mission to ‘secure the neighbourhood’. We spoke to Mohammad Meraj Hoda, Vice President of Business Development – Middle East and Africa at Ring, about what the company has been up…

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Storing and managing data intelligently with StorageCraft’s innovative products

Storing and managing data intelligently with StorageCraft’s innovative products

Managing and storing data correctly is more important than ever as enterprises are expanding exponentially. Intelligent Tech Channels caught up with Matt Medeiros, CEO and Chairman of StorageCraft, who shares his thoughts on the challenges around data storage and how the company works with its channel partners to remain successful.…

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"There’s never been a more exciting time to be working in this field," - SAP Africa expert

“There’s never been a more exciting time to be working in this field,” – SAP Africa expert

We talk to Simon Carpenter, Chief Technology Advisor, SAP Africa about his journey into IT, the highs and lows of the industry and how he deals with stress. Describe your current job role and the parts that are somewhat challenging? As the SAP Africa Chief Technology Advisor – and a 24-year…

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SPECTRAMI adds Robust Endpoint Protection to portfolio with CrowdStrike

SPECTRAMI adds Robust Endpoint Protection to portfolio with CrowdStrike

Regional value-added distributor SPECTRAMI has partnered with CrowdStrike to provide leading-edge endpoint security technology to customers in addition to the existing security portfolio offered in the Middle East. With the ever-changing nature of threats in the enterprise space, it is crucial for companies to leverage the most up-to-date solution available…

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Dell EMC and SecureTech celebrate 10 years of successful partnership

Dell EMC and SecureTech celebrate 10 years of successful partnership

Dell EMC and SecureTech have celebrated 10 years of fruitful association. The 10 years of strategic and innovative partnership between Dell EMC, and SecureTech LLC, outlines a joint strategy for continued focus on Large Enterprise IT and OEM enabled solutions. SecureTech carries a decade of experience and excellence deploying DellEMC…

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Malwarebytes expert on reducing the risk of ransomware

Malwarebytes expert on reducing the risk of ransomware

High-profile ransomware attacks have hit the headlines in recent years; in part due to the devastating consequences they have had on the critical systems of global organisations. It’s important that businesses are protected against these kinds of attacks, with vendors and their channel partners playing a crucial role in the…

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StarLink expands presence at GITEX Technology Week 2018

StarLink expands presence at GITEX Technology Week 2018

StarLink, the fastest growing ‘True’ Value-Added-Distributor (VAD) in the Middle East, Turkey and Africa (META) region, has announced a bigger presence at GITEX 2018 with global vendors to showcase the most advanced and innovative cutting-edge technologies. StarLink (Stand SR-J2) located in Sheikh Rashid hall will host 18 strategic vendors namely…

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Nexign to establish Middle East and Africa headquarters in UAE

Nexign to establish Middle East and Africa headquarters in UAE

Company appoints 30-year telecom industry veteran as Regional Director for MEA to lead expansion efforts. Nexign (formerly Peter-Service), a leading business support system (BSS) provider for communications service providers (CSPs), has announced plans to open the company’s Middle East and Africa (MEA) headquarters in Dubai. As part of its expansion…

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How channels partners can mitigate risk for SMB customers

How channels partners can mitigate risk for SMB customers

With SMBs targeted by cybercriminals,  Zacky Vaz, Regional Channel Manager, Fortinet, tells us how channel partners can reduce the risk. Digital Transformation is occurring across all industries as organisations adapt to meet changing consumer demands and the need for a more mobile workforce. While this trend is largely associated with…

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Bridging the skills gap in the channel

Bridging the skills gap in the channel

K.S Parag, Managing Director, FVC, looks at the IT skills gaps in the region from a channel perspective. For years, organisations in the Middle East have struggled to close the sizable gap between the talent needed to help keep businesses growing, and the skills available in the market. While the…

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StarLink Country Manager on striving to be the leading adviser

StarLink Country Manager on striving to be the leading adviser

Yaadhna Singh-Gounden, Country Manager: Sub-Sahara, West and South Africa at StarLink, on her memorable achievements and what drives her on.  Describe your current job role and the parts that are somewhat challenging? Within StarLink, I currently have the privilege of taking on the role of a Country Manager for the…

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