Geekay Distribution signed the distribution agreement with AFA Interactive that would give it exclusive rights to distribute the complete portfolio of Ben 10 gaming accessories including video game, digital entertainment device and electronic segments in the Middle East region. The Ben 10 gaming accessory line includes wired and wireless game controllers, remotes, nunchuks and protective shells as well as portable gaming cases and accessory packs for Nintendo, Sony Playstation and Microsoft Xbox 360 consoles.Read More…

Xerox launches two new high speed black-and-white printers – the Xerox Phaser 4600 and Phaser 4620 in the region. Designed for large workgroups, these new printers offer advanced features and print speeds of up to 52 and 62 pages per minute. Xerox Phaser 4600/4620 offers wide range of media printing capabilities from transparencies and cardstock to envelopes and labels. And, it comes with Secure Print and Image Overwrite that electronically “shreds” information stored on the printer’s optional hard drive. Read More…

Global PC shipments declined 3.2% during the first quarter of 2011 (1Q11) compared to the same time last year, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly PC Tracker. Although the forecast for the quarter was already conservative – IDC expected a mere 1.5% growth in shipments – a steady but still cautious business mentality and waning consumer enthusiasm persisted. A spike in fuel and commodity prices and the disruptions in Japan added to the mix, further dampening a market struggling to maintain momentum.
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Bulwark Technologies, distributor for NetSupport Products in middle east region is please to annonce the release of NetSupport Assist; the new cost-effective and efficient way for teachers to manage and engage with their students in a Mac and Linux environment. Twenty-first century education is providing students with inspiring learning opportunities and giving them unparalleled access to a diverse range of computing assets. However, providing the latest ICT infrastructure is only half the equation. Ensuring it is used in the most effective way represents the other half.Read More…

Fujifilm and Grand Stores today launched a range of ultimate imaging technology products and unveiled breakthrough sensor-driven Fujifilm EXR CMOS technology which allows low-noise, high-speed shooting, and has improved light sensitivity resulting in superior image quality even in low light conditions. Fujifilm unveiled versatile range of ultimate imaging technology camers like EXR CMOS, FinePix X 100 and FinePix Real 3D W3 for the region.Read More…

HP Middle East and Al Suwaidi Computers today announced the launch of the revolutionary HP Print Station Online solution. Al Suwaidi Computers is delighted to be one of the pioneering print stations to roll out the HP Print Station Online solution, the new portal can be viewed at www.hpprintstation.com. The HP Print Station Online solution offers clients a broad range of editable templates that can be customized online, everything from newsletters, to postcards and flyers.
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Cisco today announced the winners of its 2011 Innovation Awards, which recognise organisations that embrace new and advanced technology whilst leading the field in delivering tangible benefits for business and society. The winners, which represent a diverse range of industry sectors encompassing technology, communications and service delivery, were chosen for their achievements in the deployment and implementation of innovative technologies. All shortlisted finalists and winners participated in an awards ceremony hosted via Cisco TelePresence, the ‘real-life’ meeting experience delivered through ultra-high-definition video.Read More…

Cisco today announced to shut down Flip video camera division as part of its new strategy to exit from aspects of its consumer businesses and realign the remaining consumer business to support four of its five key company priorities – core routing, switching and services; collaboration; architectures; and video. Cisco claimed to support the current FlipShare customers and partners with a transition plan, even after the closure of the Flip video business.
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Mahindra Satyam leading global consulting and IT services provider today revealed that it has been awarded a large Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) contract from Qatar University, the largest academic institution in Qatar. The contract, which will be implemented over a nine-month period, will cover the end-to-end implementation of the Oracle E-Biz Suite R12, which would streamline the various business processes of the university’s different departments and provide real time MIS abilities to give management better decision-making.Read More…

Xerox Emirates revealed its business strategy by unveiling its vision ‘New Dawn, New Company, New Performance’ that represents Xerox Emirates outlook and shift in its performance standards by creating an energized environment in which all daily business processes and interactions will be faced head on with enthusiasm and drive to achieve ultimate satisfaction for both the customer and each individual employee. According to the IDC Report for 2010 Xerox Emirates is ranked number one in A3 colour MFP’s with a value market share of 25%.
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Comstor, a dedicated VAD of Cisco networking, collaboration and data centre solutions and a business unit of the Westcon Group, recently won the Cisco Partner Summit Award for Global Distribution Partner. In addition, Comstor received global recognition for the company’s Distribution Accelerated Partner (DAP) programme and was recipient of 15 theatre, geography and country-specific awards. Comstor MENA achieved a unique hat-trick of results. In addition to the Global Award, the distributor also won the UAE distributor of the year as well as the Regional Distributor of the year for Africa and Levant region.

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BitDefender, a provider of innovative Internet security solutions, launched the BitDefender Partner Advantage Network, a new channel partner programme designed to accelerate partner revenue growth and market expansion. With the BitDefender Partner Advantage Network, the company is moving aggressively to better empower the reseller community to capitalise on growth opportunities in IT security, offering more dedicated technical support, sales and marketing assistance, and training and education. In addition, the partner programme will also offer beneficial commissions and business terms in the industry.
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