RME Staff

In the right direction

Training partners is imperative for a successful channel business. Reseller ME investigates how the channel goes about implementing these programmes and the roadblocks.

Dell enhances partner programme

Dell has announced an enhancement to its PartnerDirect programme with the availability of the Networking Certification competency in the United Arab Emirates.

HID Global acquires Lumidigm

The acquisition extends HID Global’s authentication portfolio while positioning the company to deliver a variety of new secure identity solutions.

Twin fairs to showcase tech trends

HKTDC Hong Kong Electronics Fair (Spring Edition) and the HKTDC International ICT Expo, one of Asia’s largest spring electronics fair, will showcase the latest electronics and technology trends in April this year.

Misys acquires IND Group

The acquisition adds consumer-oriented solutions to Misys’ core banking capabilities, delivering the broadest retail banking solution in the market.

StorIT launches new subsidiary

As a wholly owned subsidiary of StorIT, Data Science Technologies (DST) will function as an independent company focused on providing cutting-edge tools, integration services and application development capabilities related to Big Data analytic.

Brocade enhances APN Programme

Aiming to strengthen its SDN market position, Brocade has announced the roll-out of an enhanced channel programme, including a new component specifically designed for software networking partners. The Brocade Alliance Partner Network (APN) channel programme will now include SDN-focused deal registration and demo programme discounts, as well as a global reseller initiative for Brocade Vyatta vRouter products.

Red Hat appoints new GM for META

Red Hat has appointed Fayçal Saile as General Manager for the Middle East, Turkey and Africa (META) region. In this capacity, he will be responsible for the overall direction and management of sales, business development and support operations. He will also play a key role in the development of the company’s ecosystem with partners, system integrators, alliances and distributors in the region.

A10 Networks unveils Thunder TPS

A10 Networks has launched Thunder TPS Series, which is designed to provide high-performance, network-wide protection against a variety of sophisticated Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks and improve service availability for critical Internet infrastructures and public-facing websites.


Rauf Chougle, Group General Manager, SNB Middle East, discusses the opportunities and trends present in the surveillance security market in the region.


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