South Africa’s leading value-added distributor, Networks Unlimited announced the opening up of their new office in Nairobi, Kenya to feed the growing demand for its products in East Africa.
“While our offices may be new in Kenya, Networks Unlimited currently operates across 18 other countries in Africa, and nearly 20% of our revenue is generated from sub-Saharan Africa,” said Anton Jacobsz, managing director at Networks Unlimited, “Our on-the-ground presence in Kenya’s capital city provides us with the right footing to steadily expand our business, and better serve and support our East African channel partners and customers.”
Jacobsz further added, “Once the business in East Africa is “running smoothly”, the company will investigate expansion into West Africa, Nigeria in particular. It is the start of great things to come as we aim within the next five years to have Africa generating the same amount of revenue as Networks Unlimited in South Africa currently does, effectively doubling our turnover”.
He points out that the company’s vision is to grow the Nairobi office into a fully-fledged operation similar to its Johannesburg set-up. “We will first focus on providing our security, networking, storage and data centre products, before establishing the technical expertise side of our business,” says Jacobsz.
Networks Unlimited distributes Arbor Networks, Arista, Aruba Networks, CensorNet, Centrify, Fortinet, F5, Riverbed, RSA, SimpliVity and Tintri.