In an effort to drive its business expansion in the Middle East, Brocade has appointed networking industry veteran Dr Cherif Sleiman to the position of country manager for Saudi Arabia. According to Business Monitor International’s Saudi Arabia Information Technology Report Q2 2013, IT spending in the Kingdom is forecast to increase by 6.6 percent to… Read more »
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Regan McGrath, Global Channel Sales and Marketing Manager, Brocade
Brocade last week announced that Jeff Lindholm will take the position of Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales, effective as of March 4. Lindholm will report directly to Lloyd Carney, the firm’s new CEO who was appointed in January this year. Lindholm will execute Brocade’s global sales strategy with a view to driving growth in… Read more »
New research from Brocade surveying 500 channel organisations worldwide shows that professional services in the area of cloud computing is expected to be the main revenue generator for channel by 2020. If this is to be case however, vendors need to play an important ‘enabling’ role by enhancing their own capabilities, tailoring their partner programs… Read more »
Brocade has announced the appointment of Thomas Langkjaer as Channel Sales Director for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), and Alain Valluy, who previously held the channel role, as Regional Director – Southern Europe. The appointments signify the company’s commitment to its channel and driving business opportunities across the region, bolstering operations in Southern Europe to… Read more »
Brocade today has announced that it will acquire privately held Vyatta in an all-cash transaction. Vyatta provides software-based network operating system that is relevant for multiple applications in network virtualisation, software-defined networking (SDN) and private/public cloud computing platforms. “This acquisition complements our R&D investments in Ethernet fabrics and SDN, as well as our broad industry… Read more »
As Brocade partners evolve their business models in response to customer demand for virtualisation, cloud, data centre consolidation and professional services, the Brocade Alliance Partner Network (APN) has adapted to provide an easy-to-navigate programme to accelerate time to revenue. The new resources include an online partner portal to centralise management of all resources and assets, an… Read more »
The sessions will introduce partners to ServerIron ADX Application Switching and Load Balancing Certifications over the first two days and follow this up with ADX Advanced Techniques in Server Load Balancing over the next three days
Green IT investments go deeper than energy efficiencies; they root down to investments in training and education to gain mindshare to reap any significant benefits. Industry experts tell us exactly how these investments are shaping up in the region.
Brocade has announced that it is scheduled to conduct a routing and switching training course for partners in the region. The four day training session will focus on Brocade’s Ethernet switch and router family of products
2012 is the year of campus network and it will continue witness rising investments over the next five to ten years.
Channel partners agree that the need for education is more important than ever. Brocade recently conducted a survey among Brocade University students and graduates in EMEA. It revealed that vendor technical training is critical to networking staff, both to do the job they are in now and for career development. We surveyed almost 600 students… Read more »
Recently appointed territory channel manager at Brocade, Khaled Kamel tells us about the evolution of the channel and what he brings to the plate in his new role. “We have come a long way from the time when IT vendors were yet to establish a presence in the region. Back then, vendors in more cases… Read more »
Brocade today announced the appointment of Regan McGrath as vice president of global channel sales and marketing, taking over the role from Barbara Spicek. The appointment is one of several changes in Brocade’s sales leadership team, designed to align sales leadership with growth opportunities, create operational efficiencies and increase enterprise agility, it was reported. The… Read more »
The latest innovation from Brocade is an entry-level 16 Gbps fibre channel switch and new host bus adapters (HBAs) that also operate at the latest 16-Gbps storage area networking (SAN) standard. The new Brocade 6505 Switch is available now through Brocade channel and OEM partners, including EMC, Fujitsu, HP, HDS, IBM and NetApp, the company… Read more »