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Bringing customer experience to life for African organisations

On-going technological disruption has transformed companies’ expectations of their technology partners. Cathy Smith, Managing Director at SAP Africa, tells us more. The new currency in technology partnership is lifetime value: how much value a partner can provide to an organisation on an on-going basis over long periods of time. Technology partners can no longer just […]


What the channel can do to attract young people?

There has never been a better time to enter into IT. However, acquiring and keeping young people at your organisation can prove a challenge. Industry experts have therefore looked at what the Channel can do to attract young people and have shared their thoughts to Intelligent Tech Channels. Kerry De Mendonca, Talent Acquisition Lead at […]


Channel Chief: Paul Ruinaard, Country Manager – Sub Saharan Africa for Nutanix

An insight into the career of Paul Ruinaard, Country Manager – Sub Saharan Africa for Nutanix. Describe your current job role and the parts that are somewhat challenging? I am the Country Manager – Sub Saharan Africa for Nutanix. The challenging aspects of my job includes the amount of change in the market with topics […]


How the channel can help deliver the true digital employee experience

The need for companies to put their people first has never been greater. The ‘experience’ organisations can now offer their employees – in terms of giving them access to the right digital technologies, applications, culture and support – can now directly impact business growth and attracting and retaining talent. Andy Philp, EMEA Solutions Marketing, VMware, […]


Networks Unlimited Africa expert on how to stay safe for Black Friday

It’s around the corner and South African consumers are frantically making their wish lists – another Black Friday, when, for once, the rule that says, ‘if it looks too good to be true, it probably is’ just might not hold.  Black Friday, after all, represents the silliest day of shopping’s end-of-year ‘silly season’. At the […]


Improving your partner programme for a better channel strategy

Christopher Green, Vice President Middle East, Africa and Turkey at Malwarebytes, offers insight on how business leaders can improve their partner programmes to reap the most benefit from their channel strategy. A strong partner programme that engages, enlightens and gives your channel the ability to sell your product can be vital to companies’ successful growth […]


IT security is broken: Six ways partners can help fix it

It would seem that IT security has reached an interesting crossroads and, despite a proliferation of investment, only a quarter of business leaders across the region are confident in their current cybersecurity, according to a VMware and Forbes Insights study. Ian Jansen van Rensburg, Senior Systems Engineer and Lead Technologist at VMware looks at how […]


Ergotron and Oracle experts on how technology can contribute to efficiency in the workplace

According to new research by ServiceNow, an effective way to build an engaged and productive workforce is giving employees a better employee service experience during big moments and even small ones in between. With this in mind, two leading experts have told Intelligent Tech Channels how technology contributes to efficiency in the workplace and create a […]


What does the future look like with Robotic Process Automation?

Robotic Process Automation (RPA) is not about industrial automation alone, it is about eliminating repetitive, onerous tasks to enable employees to focus on more valuable business activities that require true, human intervention. Bradley McCulloch, Business Head for IB, at South African ICT distributor, Axiz, says organisations of every type are harnessing the power of technology […]


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 […]


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