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Security VAD Starlink signs MENA distribution agreement with Rubrik

StarLink, the region’s security-specialized value added distributor announced it has expanded its solutions lifecycle portfolio by signing a distribution agreement with Rubrik, a converged data management company. StarLink will sell, install and support Rubrik’s products and solutions through its extensive network of channel partners to enterprise and government customers in GCC and Egypt. Rubrik provides […]


VIVA Bahrain and Intel Security partner to build Cyber Defence Centre

VIVA, Bahrain’s telecom network, has joined forces with Intel Security to establish Bahrain’s first world-class Cyber Defence Centre as a step to enhance the nation’s cyber defence capabilities. The partnership will see managed security services added to VIVA’s extensive cloud services portfolio providing enterprises of Bahrain a one-stop-shop for all communication and data security requirements […]


Businesses adopting digital workspace gaining new revenue, VMware survey

VMware, a global leader in cloud infrastructure and business mobility, reveals that over half of EMEA businesses 51% that have successfully executed digital workspace initiatives saw improvements in their ability to more rapidly bring new revenue streams online. The global VMware State of the Digital Workspace Report, which surveyed 1,200 business and IT decision makers, […]


METCO sets up Avaya collaboration at Kharafi Global in Kuwait

Kharafi Global, a developer and operator of multiple food outlets throughout Kuwait and GCC, has deployed communications solutions from Avaya to deliver superior customer experiences, increase staff productivity and support business growth. Middle East Telecommunications Company METCO, a regional ICT integrator and Avaya Diamond Partner, helped Kharafi Global to digitally transform its operations, in a […]


Veeam ‘Availability Solutions Partner’ at MEFTECH

Veeam Software participated as ‘Availability Solutions Partner’ at MEFTECH this year. The company used the event as a platform to demonstrate its latest innovations that ensure 24.7.365 availability for the ‘Always-On’ enterprise. Discussing Veeam’s participation at the event, Gregg Petersen, Regional Director, Middle East and Africa at Veeam Software said: “Financial Services organisations face increasing […]


Security vendor PhishMe and Ingram Micro sign distribution agreement

PhishMe, a provider of human phishing defense solutions and Ingram Micro, announced a new channel alliance. As a premier distributor, Ingram Micro will help to accelerate rapid growth that PhishMe has achieved across Middle East, Turkey and Africa. “Collaboration with industry leading IT and security companies such as Ingram Micro extends our reach to a […]


Knowlarity strengthens its management team, appoints Ajay Shrivastava as CTO

Knowlarity, one of the largest providers of cloud-based communications solutions to businesses in south-east Asia and Middle Eastern markets, has recently appointed Ajay Shrivastava as its Chief Technology Officer. Before joining Knowlarity, Ajay was the Head of Technology at OYO Rooms, a large branded network of hotels. Ajay has also been a technical leader in […]


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 […]


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