The world at your fingertips with Office 365

Microsoft Office – already the world’s favourite user productivity application suite – is now packed with more features than ever before. “Not only do users get all the great features and benefits of Office 365, they get them automatically and at no additional cost,”...

Consumer, business MFP sales in slide

According to research by International Data Corporation (IDC), the Western European printer and multifunction (MFP) market decreased by 5,8% in unit terms in 2Q18 compared with the same period a year ago. This means that the first half of 2018 has declined by 3,6%....

Seychelles-based VCS wins Xerox Africa Distributor of the Year Award

VCS, an exclusive and leading Xerox distributor based in Seychelles, has won the 2018 Xerox Africa Operations Distributor of the Year award. The company achieved the highest percentage against target, compared to all other Altron Bytes Document Solutions’s (BDS)...

Mustek moves Cape Town offices to Riichmond Park

Atterbury’s Richmond Park, the site of the biggest land restitution in the Western Cape, will see its first large commercial building completed before the end of the year – and Mustek will begin operating from its new corporate office premises in the development...

Global giant buys Corex

In a move destined to shake up the local IT channel, Partner Tech Corporation – a subsidiary of $25-billion conglomerate and Taiwanese-listed Qisda Group – has bought specialist ICT distributor Corex. Although financial details of the transaction have not...

The value of social entrepreneurship

The hearX Group is midway through a project to provide community-based hearing and vision screening to the large community in Tembisa and surrounds. It aims to benefit 5 000 preschool and school children by identifying those who have hearing or vision challenges, and...

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...

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