Tarsus restructures amidst Covid-19

No-one is under any illusions that the Covid-19 pandemic and subsequent global lockdowns will change the face of business as we know it – and the local distribution channel is no exception. One of the country’s leading distributors, Tarsus Technology Group, has...

Consumer spending ticks up during level 4 lockdown

There has been a slight boost in card spend since the start of level 4 lockdown, according to insights from FNB. However, despite the increase in consumer spending, activity is still averaging significantly lower compared to pre-lockdown levels. FNB insights also show...

Covid-19 and its economic impact on Africa

Kathy Gibson reports – The Covid-29 pandemic is having a massive effect on the Africa economy. Isaah Mhlanga, chief economist at Alexander Forbes, points out that the virus has exceeded 124 000 cases across the continent, with the highest level of cases in the bigger...

Commvault bolsters support for female talent in IT sector

Lebogang Motsamai, associate systems engineer at Data Sciences, has become the first female in the country to achieve full Commvault Certified Professional and Commvault Certified Services Associate certifications. Gerhard Fourie, district channel manager at Commvault...

Silwood Technology, Master Data Management partner

Master Data Management has signed a partnership to promote and resell Silwood Technology Limited’s Safyr® product to their growing list of enterprise customers. They will implement Safyr to accelerate critical discovery phases of data catalogue, enterprise metadata...

Datacentrix gains Lenovo Authorised Service Partner accreditation

Datacentrix has extended its partnership with hardware technology company, Lenovo, adding the title of Authorised Service Partner (ASP) to its existing Tier 1 Platinum Partner certifications for Lenovo’s PC Group (PCG) and Datacentre Group (DCG). The company is now...

Kyocera moves into online retail

Covid-19 has made it likely that most companies will continue to support and encourage flexible working arrangements, and it is expected that many workers will continue to work from home. The role of the printer is likely to become more important for consumers than...

Schneider Electric, AVEVA extend partnership

Schneider Electric and AVEVA have expanded their partnership to deliver innovative solutions for the data centre market. As hyperscale providers build data centres with an expanding fleet to meet worldwide demand, the complexities to operate and maintain these...

Securicom designated a Fortinet Expert

Fortinet has acknowledged Securicom as a Fortnet Expert, making it one of only four companies in Africa to achieve this level on the global developer’s MSSP Partner Programme. Cyber security breaches are on the rise and companies are obliged to secure critical...

Tarsus On Demand bootcamps drive up Microsoft Certification

Having the right skill set to drive digital transformation is critical and what better way to support partners in their drive for certification than supporting their formal training experience and efforts with countrywide bootcamps to give them the highest possible...

Datacentrix reaches top Nutanix certification level

Datacentrix has attained Master-tier status with enterprise cloud computing solution provider, Nutanix, reaching the highest rank within the Nutanix Channel Charter programme. The achievement, based on maintaining multiple technical and sales certifications and...

Constor’s Inspire Africa empowers partners

Comstor Africa has launched its Inspire Africa programme. The channel-centric programme is designed to empower partners and end-users by providing access to an extensive range of digitally relevant vendor solutions, self-help tools, as well as a host of training and...