South African based Business Connexion (Pty) Limited expects to invest nearly Sh 2 billion in its new venture in partnership with Afrika Kusini Technologies to roll out its services in Kenya. Business Connexion is a leading systems integrator with a large presence in the continent and its kenyan venture will engage predominantly in the establishment of infrastructure and data centre capabilities which will serve as the foundation for the delivery of managed ICT services.
Avnet Technology Solutions recently launched its “Storage Academy” in association with HP to educate its channel partners the importance of designing efficient storage solutions and enhancing their skill-sets. With data growing at an explosive rate, storage has become a main component of HP’s Converged Infrastructure model. Avnet took Storage Academy to Kuwait, Riyadh, Beirut, Cairo and was overwhelmed by the large participation of HP Channel Partners everywhere. During the program both Avnet and HP highlighted various techniques that can be used to design an effective storage infrastructure, such as data tiering, thin provisioning, data de-duplication, archiving and backup strategies to protect precious data. Brocade added value to the academy with a presentation about the latest developments in SAN infrastructure. It also covered key topics like cost competitiveness, margins. Another important topic was Storage Virtualization and the advantages of this technology compared to others.
Netgear, a worldwide provider of technologically advanced branded networking and storage products, has announced the launch of its latest line of 'NAS Storage' solutions. The new range includes five new models - 'ReadyNAS ULTRA', 'ReadyNAS NVX Diskless', 'ReadyNAS PRO Diskless', 'ReadyNAS 3100' and 'ReadyNAS 4200', which offer multiple back up layers that can be customised to match the needs of the user.
SonicWALL, Inc. a leading provider of intelligent network security and data protection solutions, successfully concluded its Middle East and Africa channel partner event in Dubai, attended by over 100 partners from the region. At the conference, SonicWALL demonstrate its recently launched SonicOS 5.8 for its Next-Generation Firewall product lines. Recognizing the constantly expanding volume, frequency and sophistication of malware threats, SonicWALL’s Next-Generation Firewalls utilize extra-firewall intelligence including the SonicWALL Global Response Intelligent Defense (GRID) Network enabling real-time threat adaptability and mitigation of over 3.7 million and growing threats.
Avnet held an exclusive evening for its partners, vendors and end-users at the Exclusive Armani Club at Armani Hotel, located in the heart of the World’s tallest building Burj Khalifa in Dubai to celebrate its success in the region. Avnet Technology Solutions’ EMEA Senior Management hosted the Cocktail reception which was attended by several key executives from vendors such as HP, Oracle, Hitachi, AMD, Enterasys to Channel Partners to mention a few Raqmiyat, Smartworld, Oxygen, Natcom, Office Pro among many others visiting from different countries in the region.
During its first quarter, Avnet Inc. sales grew by 26.4% to cross the $6 billion mark. In the same period, Avnet also completed its four acquisitions – Bell Micro, Tallard Technologies, Unidux and Eurotone Electric Limited. And with these new acquisitions Avnet expects to add nearly $4 billion extra to its annual revenue. Whereas, Avnet […]
AOC today unveiled the world’s thinnest LED monitor with just 1.29 cm thickness. The sleek looking, ultra slim Razor series monitors are also complemented by its eco-friendly attributes and it comes in three different shades the absolute black, enriching white and distinctive black & white. Razor supports sharp LED panel, which offers an Ultra-High Dynamic […]
ComGuard today announced its special Gitex shopper offers where in it will run several promotions, gifts and discounts like mobiles, notebooks. All the customers buying any product from Comguard will get their money back spend on their entry ticket at Gitex Shopper.
ISIT Middle East, today announced the official opening of its new offices in Abu Dhabi, Manama, Riyadh and Al Khobar to expand its regional footprint. The new bases are expected to further strengthen ISITs position and its growth across the Middle East as it strives to offer customised solutions for storing and securing digital information to its fast expanding region-wide customer base.
SafeNet, a global provider of information security, has teamed with NetApp, an innovative storage and data management solutions provider, to offer a new approach to storage security solutions. This collaboration will provide customers with the ability to manage and protect their on-premise, cloud-based and virtualised data storage in a highly secure manner. According to a Gartner report, concerns about data location, data loss, and data security (privacy) are three of the top five barriers to cloud-computing adoption.
HP ePrint technology, incorporated into the new printers, provides customers with the freedom and convenience to print from any mobile device, wherever business happens. Also, for the first time, HP business customers can print web content such as templates and stored documents without a PC by using HP print apps.