Cloud technology expert BRAMS has announced that it has found a regional sales director in Prramhod Shetty, who will now be responsible for sales and marketing across the Middle East and English-speaking Africa region.
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Citrix has announced the appointment of Johnny Karam as its new Vice President for Middle East and Africa.
Distributor Avnet Technology Solutions has pulled out of the Middle East and Africa (MEA) market. The decision was made following review of Avnet’s business in the region, a statement from the distributor said. Avnet said it had determined that it was “unlikely to make the necessary returns needed to meet our strategic goals in the… Read more »
OKI Middle East, India and Africa recently held its annual distributor conference in Prague, Czech Republic. The conference was attended by delegates from over 15 countries across the region, according to a statement from OKI. It was hosted by Dave Collinson, Lee Webster and Javier Lopez, from OKI Europe. The idea was to develop relationships… Read more »
As the new year came in, we reported how the channel is bullish about 2013 after an almost disastrous 2012. Now, you can see the confidence slowly seeping back into the channel and good omens for steady growth all around. As we move into the second quarter, most distributors in the region have reported double-digit… Read more »
Al Rostamani Communications was recently named Best Banking Solutions Partner at the NEC EMEA Partner Conference 2013, held in Dubai from April 24 to 26. The conference brought together NEC’s major distributors and business partners from over 40 countries across Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Al Rostamani Communications is a direct partner of NEC… Read more »
The ninth DISTREE Middle East conference opened its doors on Tuesday, welcoming in a record number of delegates from across the Middle East, Turkey, Africa and CIS (METACIS). The electronics retail conference this year plays host to over 600 delegates, who have a record 2,000 one-on-one pre-scheduled meetings to attend over the course of the… Read more »
As more regional enterprises look for ways to reduce costs and move from a Capex to Opex model, many are looking at managed print services as a way to tame largely undocumented and unpredictable annual printing costs. It is estimated that managed print services can reduce printing costs by as much as 30 percent. It provides a flexible way for organisations to procure printing hardware, supplies, service and support in one bundled contract.
Dubai-based distributor FVC on Sunday announced that it had joined with its partner, Sight & Sound, and telco Orange to launch the Orange Telepresence Centre in Nairobi. The commercial facility, which features a Polycom OTX 300 Immersive Telepresence Suite, will be hosted at the ESBC’s new Business Centre at the Landmark Plaza. The centre will… Read more »
Mitsumi Distribution was last week given the ICT Distribution Company of the Year Award at the fourth annual Beacon of ICT Awards in Lagos, Nigeria. According to a statement from Mitsumi, over 55,000 Nigerians voted for Mitsumi to win the award. The annual awards ceremony celebrates the talents, contributions and commitments to the growth of… Read more »
ICT distributor Logicom on Sunday announced that it had signed a partnership agreement with data management and storage vendor NetApp. The agreement is effective as of March 2013, a statement from Logicom said. The partnership will see Logicom become official distributor of NetApp products and solutions across a broad range of EMEA countries. “We are… Read more »
D-Link MEA on Monday reported on its annual partner awards ceremony, which took place on March 7 at the Ramada Hotel in Bur Dubai. Important partners from the retail sector and the channel were awarded for the contributions to D-Link’s growth during 2012, the networking specialist said. Categories at the awards ceremony included best partner,… Read more »
With a new management at the helm and greater emphasis on innovation, PC maker Acer is working its way back on track. Amin Mortazavi, who has recently joined the company as VP for the Middle East and Africa region, and Ali Nemati, GM of Middle East, spoke to us about the strategy to find its… Read more »
DISTREE has announced the dates of its upcoming Middle East event, and invited senior executives from leading ICT and ICE retailers in Africa, Turkey and CIS states to participate, along with the usual Middle Eastern suspects. DISTREE said that the inclusion of these new areas will open up channel growth opportunities in fast-growing markets for… Read more »
Samsung Africa announced on Tuesday that it had signed a partnership agreement with Mitsumi, one of the continent’s largest IT distributors. Under the new deal, Mitsumi will act as official distributor for all Samsung IT products across sub-Saharan Africa. “This partnership agreement is a first of its kind for us, and certainly speaks to our… Read more »