IBM brings its partners a number of support initiatives to help them play a greater part in the company’s route to expansion through 2015. Mark Hennessy, GM, IBM Global Partners and Midmarket, tells us more while Ilse Cilliers, VP Global Business Partners, MEA gives us the regional take.
The fruit of change
Bernard Biolchini, GM and VP of Sales, AMD META
Rola Al- Satari, Head of the Accreditation, Quality and Communications unit, Itqan
Iomega appoints Metra Computer
Iomega, the storage solutions provider has signed a distribution agreement with Metra Computer that covers the UAE, Oman, Bahrain, Iraq and Yemen
Aruba Networks signs FVC and Metra Computer to boost presence in the region
Aruba Networks recently announced that it has signed distribution agreements with FVC and Metra Computer to aid the company in the expansion of its PartnerEdge channel programme for the Middle East Region.
LifeSize hosts 2012 EMEA Partner Conference in Dubai
With a continual focus on its channel community, LifeSize, a division of Logitech, recently held its 2012 EMEA Partner Conference at Hotel Mina A’Salam in Dubai.
Shifra aims for lion’s share of growing Middle East network security market
Shifra Middle East, a regional valued added distributor, is aiming for a lion’s share of increased spending on network security in the Middle East, by enhancing its portfolio of security solutions.
Comguard introduces simplified WLAN management from AirTight in the region
Comguard has introduced a fully user configurable HTML5 UI as part of its AirTight Wi-FiTM access solution, which gives network administrators a canvas to create the optimal WLAN management console for their individual business requirements.
X-cite by Alghanim Electronics introduces new range of smart TV’s by Philips
X-cite by Alghanim Electronics in collaboration with Philips have been conducting a series of mall promotions displaying the new range of smart TV’s by Philips in an aim to educate customers about the latest Smart TV technology.
Omnix International to host region’s largest CAD event in Dubai
Omnix International, the authorised distributor for Autodesk products in Middle East, has announced that it will be hosting the ‘Autodesk University (AU) Extension Dubai 2012’on December 6, 2012 at the Dubai World Trade Centre (DWTC)
EMPA inks master distribution deal with Supermicro
EMPA will now offer Supermicro’s full range of server, workstation, storage, and embedded products through its extensive reseller networ
Brocade to host basic and advanced ServerIron ADX Load Balancing Training over five days
The sessions will introduce partners to ServerIron ADX Application Switching and Load Balancing Certifications over the first two days and follow this up with ADX Advanced Techniques in Server Load Balancing over the next three days
Toshiba and EMPA host partner conference
Toshiba Europe Storage Products Division and EMPA Middle East recently co-hosted the 2012 Channel Partner Conference on the 10th of October at The Ritz Carlton DIFC, Dubai.
EMW achieves Cisco Advanced Collaboration Architecture Specialisation
EMW announced today that it has achieved the Advanced Collaboration Architecture Specialisation from Cisco