RME Staff

Driving future growth

The evolving market trends demand that businesses move towards virtualisation, and desktop virtualisation comes with its own set of nuances. Reseller ME explores the channel prospects in this technology.

ASUS unveils ZenFone in the region

ASUS’s latest addition to its portfolio of low-cost gadgets is the Android-based ZenFone series. The screen display gets taller by an inch on every model upgrade in the three-device series and the ZenFone also accommodates two SIMs and a microSD card.

Differentiate by services

Venkat Raghavan, General Manager, Al-Futtaim Technologies, enlightens on the evolving role of systems integration in the regional IT environment and the way forward.

Aptec joins Brocade MENA partner network

Brocade has announced that Aptec has joined the networking vendor’s Alliance Partner Network (APN) as a value-added distributor covering the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.

Sharp MEA introduces flagship MFP

Sharp Middle East and Africa has launched its new flagship multi-function printer (MFP), Polaris Pro MX-7500N/MX-6500N in the GCC. The colour print-on-demand powerhouse, built for full-scale advanced light production, will enable medium-to-large enterprises to produce high-quality, professional documents in-house.

The matter of margins

Nazeer C. P, Managing Director, Buraida Computers, highlights the issue of low margins in the channel and how partners can survive it.

Redington Value to exhibit at GITEX 2014

After a four year gap from participating in the annual event, the company will be turning the spotlight on its diverse portfolio of advanced enterprise solutions, particularly in IT domains such as cloud computing, virtualisation, software and security, convergence and infrastructure.

The SMB play

Amanullah Khan, Regional Director, Emerging Markets, Linksys & Belkin, elaborates on the company’s strategic plans to refocus on its SMB origins.

Strengthening partnerships

Maya Zakhour, Channel Director, Middle East, Fortinet, elaborates on her key responsibilities in widening the security vendor’s regional channel through strategic partners to reach out to a larger market base.

Set for growth

Sunil Paul, Co-founder and CEO, Finesse, shares the growth strategy in place for the systems integrator.

Paving the way

Fayez Eweidat, Regional Sales Manager, MENA, Brocade, says SDN is a tremendous growth opportunity for the Middle East IT channel organisations.

Infor appoints channel executive for healthcare

Infor has appointed Giuseppe Catania as the Channel Executive for Healthcare for the Middle East. Catania will be responsible for the growth of the vendor’s sales in the healthcare industry across UAE and Saudi Arabia.

Review: Liva Mini PC

Economical and yet efficient, Liva Mini PC functions almost as well as a full-fledged PC.

Ace Global opens new office

Ace Global, a fast growing shipping company which is a part of Spectrum Group, inaugurated its new office last month in the presence of their key regional partners


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