Huawei launches public cloud from SA data centre

Huawei Cloud has become the first global public cloud provider offering commercial services from an operational data centre in Africa. The South African facility complies with Tier 3+ standards and uses Huawei’s high-performance chips and network devices. Huawei is...

Calling all resellers: cast your vote now

It’s that time of the year when the Channelwise Awards recognise and salute the cream of our industry. The annual awards are based on the valued and trusted opinion of South Africa’s reseller community. “Please take the time to do the survey and vote to ensure that...

Calling all resellers: cast your vote now

It’s that time of the year when the Channelwise Awards recognise and salute the cream of our industry. The annual awards are based on the valued and trusted opinion of South Africa’s reseller community. “Please take the time to do the survey and vote to ensure that...

DCC wins SonicWall distribution

Drive Control Corporation (DCC) has been appointed an official distributor for SonicWall, a leading security solution provider that protects more than one million networks across the globe. Available immediately to South African and SADC channel partners, DCC will be...

Axiz partners on high throughput satellite

In what it believes is an African channel first, Axiz has announced the signing of Innova HTS, a new partner that enables cost-effective broadband satellite solutions into Africa. Jacques Malherbe, Axiz chief technology officer and managing executive of Advanced...

First Distribution signs up Crowdstrike

First Distribution has announced a partnership with cloud-delivered endpoint protection provider Crowdstrike. Customers will now have greater access to CrowdStrike’s comprehensive range of cyber security solution, including the CrowdStrike Falcon platform, the new...

Innova HTS set to connect Africa’s unconnected

The UN has declared Internet access a basic human right, but tens of millions of Africans still remain unconnected. Looking to change this scenario, though, is a newly-formed South African company – Innova HTS. Founded by Rob Griggs, former executive MD of Bytes...

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...

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