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Group-IB partners with Spire Solutions to bolster Middle East’s cyber environment

Group-IB, a solution provider dedicated to detecting and preventing cyberattacks, identifying online fraud, investigating high-tech crimes, and intellectual property protection, has signed a partnership agreement with Spire Solutions, a Dubai-based value-added distributor operating in Middle East and Africa (MEA). The partnership will allow the Middle East region’s enterprises, private and public companies to enhance their […]


Channel Chief: Babatunde Abagun, Channel Sales Manager, WECA, Nutanix

Babatunde Abagun, Channel Sales Manager, West, East and Central Africa at Nutanix, a global provider of hybrid multi-cloud computing solutions. Abagun talks about his current job role and how Nutanix is recruiting partners, working with the channel and developing it business across the African continent. Describe your current job role and the parts that are […]


Tarsus On Demand takes top honours for the fourth year running

Tarsus On Demand has once again walked off with the Top Cloud Solution Provider (CSP) Indirect Provider of the Year award from Microsoft. This is the company’s fourth consecutive win in the hotly contested category. Every year, Microsoft celebrates its South African partners at the annual partner awards event, where the global giant recognises the […]


Vertiv signs distribution agreement with Ingram Micro for MENA

Vertiv, a global provider of critical digital infrastructure and continuity solutions, has announced a distribution agreement with Ingram Micro, a global technology and supply chain services leader. With the announcement, Ingram Micro has access to Vertiv’s enhanced suite of Edge-ready products and award-winning Vertiv Partner Programme (VPP), and is now the gateway to Vertiv’s comprehensive […]


Refocusing the channel on solution lifecycle management

Louise Taute, Marketing Director, Westcon-Comstor Sub-Saharan Africa, talks to us about refocusing lifecycle management on a solution that will deliver a customers desired business outcome consistently throughout its lifetime. Today’s software-driven economy has significantly disrupted the traditional IT channel. No longer dependent on selling hardware with built-in software and maintenance contracts, the environment is now […]


Mitsumi appoints new president to run its distribution business

Mitsumi Distribution, an IT distributor, has announced the appointment of Mathew Thomas as President, to help accelerate the company’s next stage of growth. In his new role, Thomas will be responsible for driving continued growth across the Middle East and Africa – including overseeing operations, managing existing partnerships and development of new revenue opportunities. In […]


SMS firewalls are the golden standard gateway for securing A2P SMS messaging

Rachel Njiru, Director OP Africa, Infobip, on why mobile network operators (MNOs), must primarily implement SMS firewall systems to secure their networks and customers. Despite the influx of over the top (OTT) messaging solutions in recent years, application-to- person (A2P) SMS messaging remains the most widely used channel by businesses across the African region. SMS […]


ConnectWise unveils backup data recovery offering to aid partners manage solutions

Business automation software maker ConnectWise, has announced the launch of ConnectWise Recover Complete BDR, a comprehensive offering integrating multiple third-party backup vendors into the ConnectWise platform. With the offering, TSPs gain a powerful service management console to monitor and manage all their BDR solutions, reducing complexities like duplicated processes as well as significant management overhead. […]


How to secure the endpoint

Endpoint security management is a policy-based approach to network security that requires endpoint devices to comply with specific criteria before they are granted access to network resources. Endpoints can include PCs, laptops, smart phones, tablets and specialised equipment such as bar code readers or point of sale (PoS) terminals. Industry experts share insights on how […]


Try Avaya Spaces for free with Westcon-Comstor

Global distributor Westcon-Comstor Sub-Saharan Africa, has announced that users can now take advantage of a free 60-day trial of Avaya Spaces. The cloud-based team collaboration application is the ideal solution to assist in better streamlining growing remote working teams and enables users to manage their usual day-to-day tasks and unplanned, new-priority work that arrives nearly […]


How Ingram Micro is innovating to empower channel partners

Ingram Micro helps businesses fully realise the promise of technology – helping them maximise the value of the technology that they make, sell or use. With its vast global infrastructure and focus on cloud, mobility, technology lifecycle, supply chain and technology solutions, Ingram Micro enables business partners to operate more efficiently and successfully in the […]


Acronis appoints 4Sight Dynamics Africa as cloud distributor in EMEA

Acronis has announced the addition of 4Sight Dynamics Africa, a subsidiary of 4Sight, the multi-national and diversified technology group, as a cloud distributor for Central Europe, Middle East and Africa. Under the accord, 4Sight Dynamics Africa, with an existing partner ecosystem now spanning over 51 countries, will represent Acronis as a cloud distributor across the […]


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