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South African distributor Allscan extends agreement with Kodak Alaris into Middle East

Kodak Alaris Information Management announced it has signed a value-added distributor partnership with Allscan Middle East that will enable the distributor to promote and offer the entire portfolio of Kodak Alaris document scanners and information management software to enterprises across the Middle East. Allscan will also offer Kodak Alaris backed local service and support for […]


Distree announces EMEA Diamond Award 2017 winners at Monaco

The global Distree Diamonds award series for consumer technology brands continued at Distree EMEA 2017. The recipients of Distree Diamond Awards were determined using online voting from distributors and channel partners that participated at this year’s Distree EMEA consumer technology channel event in Monaco from February 21st to 24th. Liam McSherry, Marketing Director for Distree […]


Extreme Networks announces $100 M bid for Avaya’s networking business

Avaya announced it has entered into an asset purchase agreement with Extreme Networks, under which Extreme Networks will serve as the primary bidder in a section 363 sale under the Bankruptcy Code to acquire Avaya’s Networking business for a transaction value of approximately $100 million, subject to adjustments. “Several months ago, in the context of […]


HR managers in UAE not ready for contract employment, Oracle survey

Businesses in the UAE are inclined to follow the footsteps of their peers in European markets by increasing their hiring of talent on a gig basis, helping them operate more flexibly and bring in specialist skills. New research from Oracle reveals that 64% of human resource leaders in the UAE believe the gig economy approach […]


Cisco to highlight importance of digital transformation at QITCOM 2017

Cisco announced its continued support for Qatar’s efforts to drive digital transformation by participating in knowledge sharing sessions and workshops on the latest technology innovations at the fourth edition of QITCOM exhibition and conference, to be held at the Qatar National Convention Centre from March 6-8, 2017 in Doha. Cisco will also support the event […]


Mitsumi extends range of HP supplies distribution from East Africa into Gulf

Mitsumi Distribution, a leading IT, consumer electronics and telcom distributor in the Middle East and Africa, announced it has been appointed by HP Middle East, as an authorised HP Supplies Distributor for the Middle East region. HP and Mitsumi already have a well-established alliance of six years. This agreement further extends Mitsumi’s East African distribution […]


E-City to invest $9.5 million in revamp of UAE retail stores  

E-City, an operator of multi-brand electronic retail stores across UAE, revealed its strategic move to invest more than AED 35 million in renovation of all of its stores. The move is expected to complement the company’s confidence in driving 25% sales growth this year. Renovation of E-City’s outlets will follow a design aimed at uplifting […]


Centrify joins AppConfig.org to improve security of regional mobile applications

Centrify, a vendor in securing hybrid enterprises through the power of identity services, announced that it has expanded support for Windows endpoints, including laptops, desktops and mobile devices, and joined AppConfig.org to streamline app and device provisioning, extend IT security policy and provide end-users with more device choices. These enhancements to Centrify’s mobile-centric identity management […]


Arrow announces continuing global distribution for new Dell EMC partner programme

Arrow Electronics, has been named to the list of key global distribution partners for Dell EMC’s new integrated Partner Programme. The new and integrated Dell EMC Partner Programme was built on channel partner feedback and embodies core tenets of simplicity, predictability and profitability. It includes a distribution-specific track with comprehensive benefits and will provide Arrow’s […]


LogRhythm expands services and operations into Saudi Arabia and Africa

Cybercrime is hitting headlines in the Middle East and Africa like never before with prominent organisations across the region suffering high profile, damaging breaches. In response to growing cyber security needs, and to support the region’s organisations in addressing mounting threats, security intelligence and analytics firm LogRhythm is expanding its presence in Saudi Arabia and […]


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