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Merger risk assessment service launched by Mandiant

FireEye announced the launch of Mandiant Mergers and Acquisitions Risk Assessment, a service designed to help organisations in mergers and acquisitions process to understand the acquisition target’s cyber security posture and risk profile, and address the cyber security risks. The new service has been launched with FireEye law firm partner Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman and […]


VMware announces new partner reward programme

VMware has announced a new incentive and reward programme for partners delivering their solutions and services, including NSX, virtual SAN and AirWatch. The new programme called Advantage+, effective from August 1, marks a significant investment by VMware into its partner ecosystem, which total more than 33,000 partners in EMEA. It aims to accelerate partner-driven revenue […]


Spectrami partners with NSFocus for MEA

NSFocus announced its new partnership with Spectrami, as part of its expansion into Middle East and Africa. Spectrami will work closely with the vendor’s global sales and support teams to ensure its channel partners receive pre-sales, marketing, implementation and post-sales services. The goal is to effectively sell NSFocus’ complete suite of cloud security, network security […]


Starlink to distribute Recorded Future in META

StarLink, one of the region’s security-specialised Value-Added-Distributors, announced that it has signed a distribution agreement with Recorded Future, a real-time threat intelligence company. StarLink will sell, install and support Recorded Future’s products through its network of channel partners to enterprise and government customers in the Middle East, Turkey and Africa. Recorded Future enables analysts to capture […]


Equinix makes key global appointments

Equinix has promoted Brian Lillie to Chief Customer Officer and EVP of Technology Services. In his new role, Lillie will directly lead the Global Customer Success organisation and drive the customer journey across the entire company while enabling greater growth and success for Equinix’s more than 8,000 customers worldwide. Lillie has served as the Global CIO of […]


Toshiba Robotics enters Africa through partnership with Caionix

TM Robotics and Toshiba Machine announced they have partnered with Caionix, a distributor of industrial robots in Egypt. With this partnership, Caionix is now responsible for providing pre-sale, sale and after sale services for Toshiba Machine’s Cartesian, 6-axis and SCARA robots. Caionix provides support and solutions for many applications in a variety of industries, including food, […]


Interdist takes Avaya solutions into Africa

Interdist, a technology distribution company owned by Computer Information Systems, signed an agreement with Avaya to market their solutions across Africa. The two companies will focus on driving adoption of Avaya’s technology in 27 countries across the continent. Interdist together with Avaya will offer the Unified Communications and Networking solutions covering Messaging, Platform, Infrastructure, Video […]


Zebra announces new PartnerConnect programme

Zebra Technologies, a global vendor in providing solutions and services that give enterprises real time visibility into their operations, has launched a new channel partner program. PartnerConnect unifies Zebra’s previous channel programs, following its acquisition of Motorola Solutions Enterprise business in 2014. The new PartnerConnect programme is designed to evolve the best of Zebra’s award […]


VMware announces distributor partner coverage across Africa

VMware, a global vendor in cloud infrastructure and business mobility, made changes to its distribution partners in Southern, West, East and Central Africa, appointing new distributors to help provide resellers in Africa, better access to VMware solutions. “The additional distributors we will be working with come as a result of the changing needs from customers […]


Exclusive Networks partners with SentinelOne for EMEA

SentinelOne announced its expansion into Europe, Middle East, and Africa through a strategic partnership with distributor Exclusive Networks. Under the agreement, SentinelOne and Exclusive Networks will partner to initially bring next-generation offerings in endpoint protection to the EMEA region. The joint mission is to replace the old guard of legacy antivirus software and provide organisations […]


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