Class of 2018 graduates into the ICT world

Kathy Gibson is at the Mighty Comms graduation – Hard work has paid off for 20 students who enter a new life in the information and telecommunications industry today following their graduation as fully-fledged ICT technicians and pre-sales consultants. The...

Life-changing moment for ICT grads

Kathy Gibson is at the Mighty Comms graduation ceremony – Two young people had their lives changed today. Pinnacle’s Gerhard Gouws has made an offer of permanent employment to one young lady, who will start a new job as an ALE pre-sales consultant at the distributor...

Nutanix launches new channel charter

Nutanix is officially launching its new channel charter, Power to the Partner, providing emphasis on partner investments in Nutanix rather than solely on revenue targets. In addition, the charter focuses on empowering Nutanix partners with the tools they need to...

Hadjizenonos is new regional sales director at Fortinet

Doros Hadjizenonos has been appointed as the new regional sales director for Fortinet Southern Africa with effect from 1 July, 2018. The appointment bolsters the Fortinet Southern Africa team, which is seeing increasing local demand for Fortinet’s next-generation...

NU in B-BBEE deal, new corporate ID

Networks Unlimited has announced a 53% broad-based black economic empowerment (B-BBEE) deal with The Love Trust, a South African non-profit organisation that delivers Christian-based education to vulnerable children in disadvantaged communities. The Love Trust was...

Jim Holland takes over Lenovo data centre business

Distribution stalwart Jim Holland will be taking over the leadership of Lenovo’s data centre business unit. Holland, currently the executive for HPE and Micro Focus at Axiz, will take up his new position on 1 July. Thibault Dousson, GM of Lenovo South Africa, confirms...

Lenovo signs up motor sports sponsorships

Lenovo has signed up as the technology sponsor for two of the biggest names in motor sports, Ducati and Scuderia Ferrari. Lenovo has signed a multi-year sponsorship deal with the Ducati Team competing in the MotoGP World Championship. Starting with the 2018 season,...

New regional head for Westcon-Comstor

Tidiane Lo has been appointed as director of Westcon sub-Saharan Africa. The announcement follows a strategic realignment of the company’s African business and will provide additional leadership to help the organisation realise its goal to be the premier value-added...

Pinnacle offers Bitrate’s Hillstone Network firewalls

In the aftermath of numerous ransomware threats hitting ICT networks across the globe, it has become vital for every enterprise network security professional to implement comprehensive layers of defence. “One of the biggest challenges in today’s enterprise solutions...

ESET South Africa awards top partners

ESET South Africa recently recognised partners for their innovation and leadership, as well as their commitment, to growing their business and the ESET brand in South Africa. Through its  partner network, ESET’s security solutions are now available in more than 200...

Kallie Douglas joins DCC

Kallie Douglas has been appointed the new product manager for Lexmark at Drive Control Corporation (DCC).  He will be responsible for Lexmark’s hardware and consumables business to the South African channel. Douglas comes with a wealth of channel experience and hopes...

Decision Inc is Qlik Partner of the Year

Decision Inc was awarded Qlik Partner of the Year 2017 for the second year in a row at the prestigious Qlik Partner Awards event. The award highlights the company’s impressive capabilities on the Qlik platform, providing clients with dynamic and relevant solutions to...

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