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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Having done a shed-load of research for the training and certification feature in this month’s issue, I’ve been left wondering one thing: Why aren’t vendors providing more free training courses to the channel?
Comstor on Sunday announced that it had signed a contract with Panduit Corp. for the distribution of a number of the vendor’s pre-built modular solutions. Panduit specialises in unified physical infrastructure-based solutions, which are optimised for the efficient, validated and risk-free deployment of data centres. Comstor said that, like itself, Panduit maintains a strong affiliation… Read more »
Audio solutions vendor Jabra announced on Wednesday that it had awarded Logicom Dubai a distribution agreement to cover all Middle Eastern markets. The deal will focus on accelerating the adoption of Jabra’s technology among users of Cisco collaboration solutions, Jabra said in a statement. “We believe in combining Jabra’s industry-leading products and Logicom’s vast knowledge… 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 »
Gulf Business Machines (GBM) on Sunday announced that it had been awarded a Customer Satisfaction Excellence Gold Star from Cisco. The star recognises GBM for delivering outstanding customer service in the GCC, the systems integrator said. “Providing the best solutions for our customer is of paramount importance to us at GBM, and our partnership with… Read more »
At its annual Cisco Live conference held in London, Cisco unveiled plans to cement its name as the dominant force in enterprise networking solutions. Tom Paye reports. When Cisco sold its home networking arm, Linksys, to rival Belkin in January, the firm said that it wanted to commit to its enterprise and service provider businesses…. Read more »
Cisco announced on Tuesday that it plans to acquire Czech security vendor Cognitive Security, in a deal that will be finalised in Q3 2013. Cisco said that Cognitive’s advanced threat behavior analytics will help to take its current range of security products to the next level. The firm wants to combine the technology with its… Read more »
Logitech last week announced the launch of a new enterprise-grade keyboard with integrated phone and video call controls for Cisco Jabber. The system, designed to enhance unified communications (UC), was demonstrated at this week’s Cisco Live conference in London. The new solution brings together the Logitech UC Keyboard K725-C with dedicated keys for managing calls… Read more »
Cisco announced on Tuesday the launch of its new Unified Access line of networking products, which are made up of an entirely new networking architecture. The new devices allow IT professionals to manage both wireless and wired networks through a single unit. “We are going to change the way our customers are going to construct… Read more »
Within first five years of operation, Redington Value has already made its mark in the regional value-added distribution landscape. B Ramkumar, VP of Value Business at Redington Gulf, is now eyeing the top slot with a strategy backed by its geographical footprint and strong network of partners. So how was 2012 for you? We are… Read more »
The tools that we use to link people, information and communities are evolving at lightning speed. Business leaders and IT decision makers are recognising that collaboration is a way to boost productivity and gain competitive advantage within tight budget constraints. Given the rapid pace of change in ICT and consumers’ willingness to utilise technology to… Read more »
The UAE based systems integrator ITQAN has achieved ‘Gold Certification’ status from Cisco. To earn Gold Certification, ITQAN had to meet rigorous standards for networking competency, service, support and customer satisfaction set forth by Cisco. This certification reinforces ITQAN’s continuing commitment to become the region’s leading IT solutions provider by serving the needs of the… Read more »
Networking giant Cisco is shifting the focus to highlight the work of its regional services arm with the launch of initiatives like ‘Smart Care’ and ‘Collaborative Professional Services’. Debbie Mayfield, regional services sales manager at Cisco UAE, tells us more
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