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Tenable appoints new vice president of operational technology security

Longest-serving director of ICS-CERT joins Tenable following its acquisition of industrial security leader Indegy. Tenable, the cyber exposure company, has announced the appointment of Marty Edwards, a globally recognised expert in cybersecurity for industrial control systems and operational technology (OT) as Vice President of OT Security. “OT is part of the modern attack surface and […]


Alhakbani appointed CEO at TAWAL

TAWAL’s board of directors has announced the appointment of Eng. Mohammed bin Abdulaziz Alhakbani as CEO. Amin bin Fahad Al-Shadi, Chairman of the Board of Directors of TAWAL, a subsidiary of the stc Group, expressed his confidence in the appointment because of Eng. Muhammad Al-Haqbani’s managerial and professional experience in the telecommunications and information technology […]


Channel Chief: Andy Hill, VP EMEA Sales, Komprise

Based in London, Andy Hill has been VP EMEA Sales at Komprise since May 2018. He brings over 20 years of experience in leading EMEA sales, channels and business development.  Most recently, Andy was VP Sales, EMEA for Nexsan where he was responsible for planning, strategy and execution of its EMEA sales, partner and channel strategies.  […]


Channel Chief: Anton Jacobsz, CEO of Networks Unlimited Africa

For Anton Jacobsz, CEO of value-added distributor Networks Unlimited Africa, being results-driven drives him on and believes that good leadership and maturity run hand in hand. What would you describe as your most memorable achievement? My marriage to my wife of 25 years and our wonderful children. I am truly blessed. What first made you […]


Channel Chief: Kahina Anseur, Channel & Alliance Manager – MEA at ServiceNow

Describe your current job role and the parts that are somewhat challenging? As Channel and Alliance Manager for the Middle East, I am responsible for developing and maintaining business relationships with partners to help them thrive; identifying opportunities for new partnerships; strengthening existing relationships and collaborations; developing and executing business plans for strategic growth and […]


Aruba appoints Jacob Chacko as new regional lead for Middle East

Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, has announced the appointment of Jacob Chacko as its Regional Lead for Middle East (UAE, Qatar, Saudi, Egypt, Gulf and Levant). Jacob will assume responsibility of the regional sales organisation and will strive to grow market share and revenues with partners, alliances and associates, strengthening Aruba’s position in the […]


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 […]


Channel Chief: Graham Porter, Head of Channels, Middle East, Veeam

Graham Porter, Head of Channels, Middle East, Veeam, has enjoyed a successful career working with some of the biggest names in the IT sector before taking on the challenge of his current position with Intelligent Data Management company Veeam. Here we talk about his current job role, memorable achievements and managerial style. Describe your current job […]


Insight into the career of VMware Cloud Provider Manager Dave Funnell

For Dave Funnell, Manager: Cloud Provider at VMware, there are seven types of leadership style, and he falls into the strategic leadership segment. Describe your current job role and the parts that are somewhat challenging? I manage the VMware Cloud provider business for Sub-Saharan Africa. This is a rapidly growing business where Cloud Service Providers […]


Insight into the career of Aruba Regional Channel Director Osama AlHaj-Issa

Describe your current job role and the parts that are somewhat challenging? In a channel leading role for a huge region such as Middle East, Turkey and Africa, you need to consider varying strategies and resources to address the goals you plan to achieve in the year and longer term. In my role, I need […]


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