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Alteryx launches updated partner programme

Alteryx Inc, an analytics automation company, has announced its updated partner programme powering its partner-centric growth strategy focused on maximising customer value. The expanded partner programme is a key driver towards Alteryx’s mission to democratise analytics across organisations and enables partners with both deep technical knowledge and business domain expertise to help their customers achieve […]


CompTIA expands its certification programme into data skills with the launch of CompTIA Data+

CompTIA is a provider of vendor-neutral skills certifications and education for technology workers. Recently, the IT training provider expanded its certification programme into data skills with the launch of CompTIA Data+ and intends to develop certifications that will focus on data science (CompTIA DataSci+), systems (CompTIA DataSys+) and foundational knowledge (CompTIA Data Foundations). CompTIA, a […]


Cassava Technologies names Tesh Durvasula as CEO for Africa Data Centres

Cassava Technologies has named Tesh Durvasula as the new Chief Executive Officer of Africa Data Centres (ADC) effective February 7th, 2022. Durvasula will be responsible for driving growth, innovation and strategy of Cassava Technologies’ data centres to meet Africa’s accelerating demand for data and digital infrastructure. Durvasula is an experienced technology and real estate industry […]


Nokia G11 and G21 combat low battery anxiety

HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, has announced the launch of a pair of resilient new Nokia G-series smartphones, the Nokia G11 and Nokia G21. Legacy Nokia phones were famed for their robust battery lives, and the new affordable Android smartphones are no exception with an impressive three-day battery life and new super battery […]


Westcon-Comstor Sub-Saharan Africa names new MD of Southern Africa

Westcon-Comstor Sub-Saharan Africa, a leading global distributor, has announced the appointment of Louise Taute to the role of managing director for the Southern Africa region. In her new role, Taute will assist with the local management of the Westcon-Comstor business to help the global and regional executive drive sales, develop and grow local talent while […]


ASBIS Enterprises Plc records high sales in December 2021

ASBISc Enterprises Plc, a leading value-added distributor (VAD), developer and supplier of IT and IoT products, solutions and services in the growing markets of Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), has announced that its preliminary estimations in December 2021 show it posted high consolidated revenues of US$397 million compared to US$343 million in December 2020. […]


Routed unveils new Channel Partner Portal

VMware Cloud Verified and VMware Principal Partner, Routed, has launched its channel partner portal. According to Routed, it aims to provide curated resources for partners, managed services providers (MSPs), and Internet service providers (ISPs) selling, marketing and operating as resellers of VMware Cloud through Routed. Routed became the first VMware Cloud Verified partner in Africa […]


What is the top driver for As-a-Service deployments?

The rise of the networking-as-a-service (NaaS) business model has been nothing short of a revolution. Often championed for its flexible approach to keeping expenses down, the subscription service is becoming increasingly recognised for a wealth of other reasons. Sherifa Hady, Vice President Channel, Europe Middle East and Africa at Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company, […]


StarLink signs regional distribution agreement with DigiCert

StarLink, a value-added Distributor (VAD) in the META region, has announced signing a regional distribution agreement with DigiCert for Middle East and Africa (MEA). DigiCert is a global provider of scalable TLS/SSL, IoT and PKI solutions for identity and encryption. DigiCert innovates to advance TLS and PKI-based solutions for securing the enterprise and emerging markets […]


Mimecast announces two senior hires to support South African operations

Mimecast Limited, an email security and cyber resilience company, has announced the appointment of two key new hires, Moss Gondwe as Public Sector Director and Collin Kunene, as Channel Director, to support its operations in South Africa and bolster its local senior leadership team. Gondwe, a former IBM and Microsoft executive, will focus on expanding […]


Vertiv honours partners at EMEA Annual Channel Awards

Vertiv, a global provider of critical digital infrastructure and continuity solutions, has announced the winners of its annual Vertiv EMEA Channel Awards, recognising the outstanding contribution of its partners across seven categories. The winners of the 2021 Vertiv EMEA Channel Awards are: EMEA Outstanding Vertiv Project of the Year Award: TechExpress, Ghana EMEA Most Innovative […]


Cloudmania opens opportunities for Africa’s business market

Cloudmania, an exclusive provider of cloud partner programmes in Africa, has opened its doors in 13 countries across the continent. The indirect provider focuses on partner building and enablement by giving resellers the ability to resell superior solutions by leveraging Cloudmania. Winston Ritson, Chief Business Officer, Cloudmania, said: “We understand the growing need for cloud […]


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