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IBM Unveils Enterprise Cloud Solutions

IBM Unveils Enterprise Cloud Solutions

| April 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

IBM has released a series of enterprise cloud offerings which will reduce operation costs of businesses and service providers. Businesses and service providers are able to build a trusted cloud environment with the IBM Enterprise Cloud System, the first system z-based integrated system offering, which is capable of supporting a large amount of workload. According […]

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Cisco Unveils Disruptive Trends

Cisco Unveils Disruptive Trends

| March 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Cisco’s first-ever Tech Radar Report unveiled the top tech trends for 2014, providing valuable information to the IT channel. The trends are based and gathered by the intelligence of over 70 global technology scouts from Cisco. The report’s key trends to watch in South Africa include: Machine-to-Machine, Person-to-Machine and Person-to-Person Connections An observation was made […]

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XP: The end means business

XP: The end means business

| November 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

Microsoft’s popular Windows XP operating system has reached it sell-by-date. The company is ending support for the OS on 8 April 2014 and we checked with Colin Erasmus, Windows Business Group Lead for Microsoft South Africa, as to what impacts resellers could expect and how to position the pending discontinuation to customers. Why would the […]

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Storage & Server in one

Storage & Server in one

| October 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

SMB customers are the latest to benefit from Western Digital’s continued innovation. The company recently announced its new ultra-compact network storage plus servers, the Sentinel DS5100 and WD Sentinel DS6100 (S-series). Specifically build for SMBs, these Intel-based Windows Servers are pre-populated with WD enterprise-class hard drives that deliver enterprise capabilities to SMB customers. According to […]

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Ready to switch with Huawei

Ready to switch with Huawei

| October 25, 2013 | 0 Comments

Available from all its South African distributors by the end this year, is the new Huawei S12700 switch. With a design that has been developed from a service and user experience perspective, the Huawei S12700 switch supports higher reliability and larger Ethernet frames. This innovative new technology features the key attributes required to support new […]

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New Sage offices for West Africa

New Sage offices for West Africa

| October 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

West African resellers can expect better support from Sage Africa after they opened their new offices in Lagos, Nigeria. The newly established office will relieve pressure from the surrounding network and South African offices by providing support for three product suites: Sage ERP, Sage HR Africa and Sage Pastel Accounting. Closer to clients According to […]

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Fundamentals of data storage

Fundamentals of data storage

| October 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

No matter the means by which a company chooses to store and backup its data, we know that this is imperative for businesses of all sizes. What many businesses don’t realise is that having a backup solution is about so much more than ticking a box – it only really matters how it performs when […]

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Bernadine Joaquim, Mimecast.

Bernadine Joaquim, Mimecast.

| October 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

“Adopt a cloud strategy, but be selective in which cloud technologies to partner with.” Phone: +27 (0) 83 650 2978 Email: bbotha@mimecast.com Web: Mimecast LinkedIn| Twitter 1. What are your top channel priorities for this year? Launching and driving a channel enablement program. Assisting partners with their positioning of a cloud go-to-market strategy. How to […]

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NetApp Simplifies Partner Program.

NetApp Simplifies Partner Program.

| September 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

In an attempt to respond to changing market dynamics, NetApp recently announced changes to its Partner Program that the company believes will help partners to capitalise on new opportunities and to better serve customers. It is a one-program-model that is taking the proven NetApp Patner Program to the next level to better support partners to […]

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Tiens Lange, Director – Westcon Communication Solutions, Westcon Comztek.

Tiens Lange, Director – Westcon Communication Solutions, Westcon Comztek.

| August 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

“The 2007 Super 14 Final when the Bulls beat the Sharks in the last minute at Kings Park. I was almost in the in-goal area when Habana scored the try!“ Phone: +27 (0) 11 848 9319 Email: tiensl@westcon.co.za Web: Westcon Comztek LinkedIn 1. What are your top 3 channel priorities for this year? Being a […]

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