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 »
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McAfee and Al Rostamani Communications last week hosted a seminar on data loss prevention (DLP), security incident and event management (SIEM) and database security solutions at the JW Marriott Marquis hotel in Dubai. The seminar was targeted at financial institutions, government sectors and business enterprises. It features presentations by McAfee and Al Rostamani experts, as… Read more »
Computerlinks today announced that it has become a distributor for Trend Micro in the Middle East to address increasing customer demand for Internet content security and threat management. The value-added distributor will provide an opportunity for local systems integrators to deliver security solutions from Trend Micro. The security vendor’s offerings – which are powered by… 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.
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?
Mohammed Zameer, General Manager, Al Rostamani Communications
At the recent Ruckus Wireless EMEA partner conference in Budapest, Minerva was given the award for Fastest Growing Distributor 2013. Minerva said that the award showed its commitment to support Ruckus. The distributor added that its growth across the market means that its relationship with Ruckus will continue to strengthen. The vendor offers a range… Read more »
Nokia on Tuesday released a new interpretation of its flagship Lumia 920 in the form of the Lumia 925, a thinner, light device that features a metal case and the latest PureView camera. Indeed, aside from the sleeker looks, Nokia went big on the 925’s imaging capabilitites. Nokia claimed the new PureView camera features the… Read more »
D-Link on Tuesday extended its range of Cloud Cameras, adding the Wireless N H.264 Day/Night PT Network Camera (DCS-5020L) into the product mix. The new camera is features pan and tilt, audio detection, and a Wi-Fi repeater mode, among other things. D-Link said that the DCS-5020L is a powerful and competitively priced way to enhance… Read more »
Interactive Intelligence on Monday announced that it has partnered with Kuwait-based FutureTech, which will now promote and distribute its range of contact centre, unified communications and business process automation technology solutions in the Middle East. FutureTech’s emphasis would be placed on Kuwait and Iraq, Interactive Intelligence said. “While oil and gas remains the primary sector… Read more »
StarLink on Tuesday announced that it had been signed as master distributor for Guidance Software in the Middle East. The vendor’s offerings are made up of digital forensics, cyber-security and e-discovery solutions. Under the agreement, StarLink will sell, install and support Guidance Software products through its channel partners. The distributor said that it would be… Read more »
Computer Network Systems (CNS) recently received the Strategic Suppliers Recognition Award 2012 from ENOC for its role in contributing to ENOC’s “Corporate and Shared Services” during 2012. The award was presented to CNS by Saif Al Falasi, Executive Director, ENOC, and Abdulsalam Al Hammadi, Director of Procurement and Contracts, ENOC, during the Strategic Suppliers Recognition… Read more »
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 »
TouchMate has announced that it will soon launch a range of smartphones in the GCC to complement its range of tablets. The new lines of smartphones will range in size from four inches to six inches, according to Vasant Menghani, CEO and Founder, TouchMate. The flagship model will be a six-inch smartphone, or “phablet”, which… Read more »
Zaeem Ahmed, Channel Manager, TechAccess offers his thoughts on how companies can tool up for and leverage big data, as well as the challenges the region faces in doing so. There is a growing need for organisations to perform greater and faster data analytics on their data sets. However, this can’t be achieved without rethinking… Read more »