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Embrace the change

The Channel Post Staff

With all the talk about digital transformation going all around the world, it is important for the channel community in the region to be transformed digitally by embracing the changes and charting out the role for themselves in the world of digital transformation. Discussing about the role of channel in today’s scenario, Omar Sati, Executive Board Member at AppCentrix International said, “Digital transformation has placed new pressures on distributors, SIs, resellers, and solution providers. Only those flexible enough to adapt […]

Interviews

AI playing a major role in cyber defense

The Channel Post Staff

Channel Post speaks with Shahnawaz Sheikh, Sales Director for Middle East and Turkey at SonicWall  on the growing importance of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in ever evolving landscape of cyber security in Middle East What role AI will play in driving the cyber security solution market in the region? AI is playing a major role in most of the cyber defense solutions these days.  AI applies deep learning algorithms to detect and prevent from hidden threats or anomalies before they occur.  […]

Channel Influencers

Channel needs to focus on the value proposition

The Channel Post Staff

Channel Post speaks with Rohit Khubchandani, Regional Sales Director – Middle East, Africa & India at BCDVideo about his career in technology industry and his role in channel over the years that has enabled him to influence the channel for the betterment of his company. What is your career history to date and key career achievements? For the last 15 years I have been developing and leading the channel strategy in Dubai for some of the best of breed Video Surveillance and […]

Women in Technology

Women have great potential in IT

The Channel Post Staff

Channel Post speaks with Maya Zakhour, Head of Distribution and Alliances, Middle East & Africa at NetApp about her experiences and her journey in the world of technology. Tell us about your leadership style and philosophy. I have always believed in leading by example–giving enough room for your team to play out their expected roles while also making them feel that they are part of building the strategy. This in turn, plays a key role in ensuring that the team is strong […]

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

Raqmiyat achieves CMMI Maturity Level 3 recertification

The Channel Post Staff

Raqmiyat announced that it has been reappraised at level 3 of the CMMI Institute’s Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI). CMMI is a capability improvement framework that provides organizations with the essential elements of effective processes that ultimately improve their performance.

Enterprise

Cisco unveiled UCS server for AI and ML

The Channel Post Staff

Cisco unveiled UCS server, its first server built from the ground up for AI and ML workloads that speeds up deep learning, a compute-intensive form of machine learning that uses neural networks and large data sets to train computers for complex tasks.

SME

StorageCraft announces new data-protection solution

The Channel Post Staff

StorageCraft announced the availability of its new advanced next-generation data-protection solution, ShadowXafe that is designed specifically for small and medium businesses (SMBs), The new solution is simple to deploy, easy to manage and reliable even under the most demanding circumstances.