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.
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.
Dell EMC hosted its Digital Transformation Conference 2018 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Beirut, Lebanon. At this one day event, Dell EMC aimed at driving human progress by helping organizations view themselves as innovators and manage their transformation journey successfully to address the unique challenges at the very heart of business.
Vinnell Arabia has selected the global enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution, Epicor Cloud ERP, to help it improve operational efficiency and serve as a platform for business growth. The move to Epicor Cloud ERP will enable Vinnell Arabia to consolidate its accounting and procurement systems on to a single-pane platform and minimize human error by automating several manual and semi-manual processes.
Acer has announced its Innovative School program, to support schools and institutions in implementing new teaching and learning environments. The Acer Innovative School program allows teachers to be part of a social network aimed at sharing best practices, learning and getting support from peers, being engaged in #AcerforEducation.
As Veritas announces a revamped channel partner program called Veritas Partner Force, Channel Post speaks with Geoff Greenlaw, Senior Director, Head of Channel (Emerging region, EMEA) at Veritas about how the company has enriched its program with up-skilling and other technical assets. He also talks about creating new opportunities for partners to drive a mutually beneficial ecosystem.
Mimecast has appointed Jeff Ogden as general manager for the Middle East. In his new role, Jeff will oversee the company’s UAE operations and growth in the region, and will be responsible for educating organisations about evolving cyberattacks and how to build a cyber resilience strategy for email.
Attacks based on exploits are considered to be very powerful, as they do not require any additional interactions with the user and can deliver their dangerous code discreetly. They are therefore widely used; both by cybercriminals looking for profit and by more sophisticated nation-backed state actors for their malicious purposes.
Huawei has announced the launch of the Middle East’s first Multitenant Internet of Things (IoT) Hosting Center in order to incubate the local digital ecosystem and accelerate IoT business development in the region. Based on IoT Hosting Center and ecosystem enablement, Huizhong and Hayat Communications are the first partners to obtain the Middle East IoT Hosting Center’s 1st NB-IoT enabled certificate.