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Credence Security partners with ZeroFOX to protect organisations’ digital estates

ZeroFOX’s market leading digital risk protection solutions add critical capabilities to Credence Security’s cybersecurity and digital forensics portfolio. As organisations across the region pivot to digital engagement models, social media has become the primary channel for organisations to interact with their customers. Recognising the need for organisations to assess and address the risks posed by […]


Equinix appoints new Managing Director to lead Middle East and North Africa business

Equinix, a global interconnection and data centre company, has announced the appointment of Kamel Al-Tawil as its new Managing Director for the Middle East and North Africa. In his role, Al-Tawil will oversee and continue to grow Equinix’s business portfolio in the region, defining the evolving strategy for the local markets. The new MENA lead brings a […]


HCL Technologies joins NVIDIA partner network

HCL Technologies (HCL), a leading global technology company, has announced it has joined NVIDIA Partner Network (NPN), the US-based technology company’s partner programme, with plans to pursue expanded opportunities in the Artificial Intelligence (AI) space. HCL also announced the launch of NEXT.ai, HCL’s AI Lab, focused on upskilling engineers and architects utilising AI solutions across […]


Mindware signs as Acer distribution partner in Middle East

Mindware, a regional value-added distribution (VAD), has signed a commercial distribution agreement across the Middle East with PC manufacturer Acer. The deal includes the vendor’s commercial and education portfolio including Windows-based laptops, Chromebook devices, accessories, projectors, Enduro and ConceptD devices. According to the VAD, the main focus will be on the Travelmate Series, specifically designed […]


Micro Focus introduces Hybrid Cloud Management X to simplify delivery of multi-cloud services

Micro Focus has announced the release of Hybrid Cloud Management X (HCMX), the industry’s first cloud-native, multi-tenant cloud management platform that can run in the public cloud or on-premises. As companies deliver on Digital Transformation (DX) strategies, Micro Focus HCMX provides cloud service consumption in a single view with analytics-based recommendations for discount management, enabling […]


Digital provides flexibility for post-pandemic operations

Rakesh Parbhoo, CEO at Westcon-Comstor, Sub-Saharan Africa explains how businesses can remain flexible during the pandemic. The current pandemic has had a massive negative impact on the world’s economy. The World Bank has forecast a 5.2% contraction in global GDP this year. Meanwhile in South Africa, statistics released on September 8 show the country’s GDP […]


COVID-19 requires a different app approach

Lorna Hardie, Regional Director at VMware Sub-Saharan Africa, explains how businesses can remain flexible during the pandemic. Even though the COVID-19 pandemic gave impetus to the rapid deployment of digital solutions to enable remote working, many organisations are struggling with the lack of face-to-face engagement. This highlights how it is not simply a matter of […]


Puppet expands EMEA footprint with new presence in Hamburg

Puppet, the industry standard for infrastructure automation, has announced the expansion of its European presence in Hamburg, Germany. By establishing a legal entity, Puppet will be strengthening its commitment to the local community and better serve a strong ecosystem of customers and partners across the DACH region. Now more than ever, businesses are relying on […]


Editor’s Question: How does cloud adoption create prospects for channel businesses?

Maya Zakhour, Channel Director, Middle East, Africa, Italy and Spain at NetApp, explains how the cloud will help businesses in the channel. Cloud – public, private and hybrid – is proving to be the future-proof platform for all businesses. Year on year, cloud has become increasingly relied on by organisations across sectors and across the […]


Hakbah signs strategic partnership with Visa to issue prepaid cards

A strategic partnership agreement between Hakbah, an alternative financial saving platform based in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, and Visa will enable Hakbah to issue Visa prepaid cards to customers in Saudi Arabia and GCC. Hakbah announced that it has signed a multi-year strategic partnership agreement with Visa, a world leader in digital payments, to issue Visa […]


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