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Acer step ups marketing, appoints new CMO

Acer has announced that in a move to strengthen its marketing arm, the company will engage Red Peak Group, a global marketing services firm, and appoint Red Peak Chairman Michael Birkin as Acer’s CMO

Sophos appoints Kris Hagerman CEO

Sophos today announced that Kris Hagerman will become the company’s new CEO effective immediately, and will join the company’s board. He succeeds Steve Munford, who will become Non-Executive Chairman of the board.

The changing print market

Dan Smith, head of integrated marketing for the Middle East and Africa region of Xerox’s Developing Markets Operations (DMO) believes that the state of print infrastructure within organisations in the region is a huge opportunity for resellers to step in and leave their mark.

Red Hat to kick off Partner Road Tour

Red Hat announced that it will host a seven-city tour of two-day partner conferences, kicking off in Stockholm, Sweden.The agenda for this tour has been designed specifically for business leaders, sales, pre-sales and business development representatives from Red Hat’s channel ecosystem in EMEA

GBM appoints new lead for Kuwait

Gulf Business Machines (GBM) today announced the appointment of Piero Corsini as country GM for Khorafi Business Machines, GBM’s Kuwait branch. Corsini will be responsible for handling client relations in Kuwait, further developing the skill levels of employees as well as focusing on business growth.

To the summit and back

Claire Jones, channel manager at Cisco UAE recently participated in a climb up Mt.Kilimanjaro that helped raise $100,000 for the Palestine Child Relief Fund. She tells us all about the initiative.


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