RME Staff

Driving partnerships

Reseller ME catches up with Michael Gerentine, Global VP Channel Marketing, IBM, at the company’s PartnerWorld Leadership Conference held in Las Vegas this year.

Red Hat ARM Partner Early Access Programme expands

Launched in July 2014 with nine participants, the programme aims to deliver, via collaboration, a singular operating platform capable of supporting multiple partner-initiated system designs based on the 64-bit ARMv8-A architecture.

IBM launches z13 Mainframe

It provides new capabilities such as being able to process 2.5 billion transactions a day. It makes practical real-time encryption of all mobile transactions at any scale.

Help AG achieves BlueTouch certification

This allows the security specialist to extend 24×7 Level 1 and Level 2 technical support to regional businesses that leverage the vendor’s security, visibility and performance optimisation technologies.

Riverbed’s Taj ElKhayat promoted to Regional VP METNA

In his new role, ElKhayat’s responsibilities include strengthening the company’s position as a key technology provider for the hybrid enterprise, expanding its penetration into new industry verticals and growing its regional footprint in emerging markets.

Flying high

SNB IT Distribution is broadening its portfolio and market strategies to ensure steady growth all around.

Innovation centre

Reseller ME catches up with Marwan Khoury, Marketing Manager, Middle East & Africa, Axis Communication, at Intersec 2015, to discuss trends in the market.

Cyberoam introduces User Threat Quotient

The new capability will enable the vendor’s resellers to fulfil demanding requirements on actionable security for critical security installations, according to the company.

Profitable connections

Internet of Things unlocks huge opportunities for the regional channel partners. Reseller ME finds out how they can optimise this technology to remain profitable.


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