FEATURES

Need of the hour: A value-driven business model

Sarah Rizvi

The PC market is still evolving in this region and yet the global PC market experienced a negative growth. Latest insights from IDC report a 6.2% decline year on year as 2017 came to a close. Understandably, PC peripherals and components are affected by this shrinking market.

Interviews

Machine Learning and AI will be the game changer

The Channel Post Staff

Channel Post speaks with Carol Anne Dias, Regional Sales Director – Middle East & Africa at AOC & MMD about her journey from nowhere to the top and leading one of the largest display manufacturers representing AOC and Philips brands of monitors in the Middle East. Tell us about your leadership style and philosophy. Well, I believe in more of a democratic & team leadership style, and love to encourage participative approach for my team and promote an atmosphere to […]

Channel Influencers

Partners must invest early in training & accreditation

Sarah Rizvi

Channel Post speaks with Manish Punjabi, Channel Manager, UAE & Oman, Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise about the current state of the channel and how partners can drive success in this crowded marketplace.

Women in Technology

Machine Learning and AI will be the game changer

The Channel Post Staff

Channel Post speaks with Carol Anne Dias, Regional Sales Director – Middle East & Africa at AOC & MMD about her journey from nowhere to the top and leading one of the largest display manufacturers representing AOC and Philips brands of monitors in the Middle East. Tell us about your leadership style and philosophy. Well, I believe in more of a democratic & team leadership style, and love to encourage participative approach for my team and promote an atmosphere to […]

Distributor Watch

Bulwark, Mimecast, Virus Rescuers host customer event

Sarah Rizvi

Value-added distributor, Bulwark recently hosted a customer event for IT decision makers in the UAE. This was held in conjunction with email and data security company, Mimecast, and reseller Virus Rescuers. The event was designed to provide insight into how Mimecast services help better protect Microsoft Office 365 users from vulnerabilities and how a strategy around cyber resilience for email can strength the enterprise around email-borne attacks.

SI Watch

Finesse partners with Cloud Fintech, Kyriba

Sarah Rizvi

Dubai-based systems integrator, Finesse has announced a strategic channel sales partnership with Kyriba, the provider of cloud treasury and financial management solutions. The partnership will give Finesse’s more than 200 corporate clients access to Kyriba’s enterprise suite, enabling greater financial controls and decision support as part of their digital transformation.

Enterprise

IBM acquires Oniqua

The Channel Post Staff

IBM announced it has acquired a Inventory Optimization company, Oniqua Holdings. With this acquisition IBM expects to expand it’s Asset Optimization Practice focused on mining, oil & gas, transportation, utilities, manufacturing and other asset-intensive industries.

SME

SMEs remain vulnerable to cyber attacks

Sarah Rizvi

There is a respectable number of existing and new players in the cybersecurity field forming the current realm of suppliers and vendors. The region is not lacking when it comes to cybersecurity solutions or vendors and they are all here for a reason: the regional cybersecurity market is still in the growth phase and is yet to reach saturation.