Brocade has has completed the next phase of a strategic partnership with McAfee created to deliver a broad set of fully interoperable, simplified network-based security solutions through joint channel partners.
Pano Logic, a provider of client desktop virtualisation, has signed a di distribution agreement with IIS, an IT distributor in the Middle East. In terms of the deal, IIS will be the sole distributor of Pano Logic technology to resellers in the Middle East and will provide sales and technical training to partners in the region.
Nokia Siemens Networks and Motorola, have jointly announced that the companies have entered into an agreement under which Nokia Siemens Networks will acquire the majority of Motorola's wireless network infrastructure assets for US$1.2 billion in cash.
According to a recent forecast by Business Monitor International, the UAE consumer electronics market is set to increase AED 10 billion (USD $2.8 billion) in 2010. The consumer electronics market is a key growth sector for emerging markets such as the Middle East, as a tech-savvy population and tourism continue to grow in the country.
In a bid to improve its partner engagement model, Redington Value, the value-added distribution of Redington Gulf, an IT distributor in the Middle East and Africa has launched “Partner Connect”, a dedicated online portal that has potential to be the biggest partner commitment programme for the channel in this region.
Aptec Holdings, a technology solutions distributor in the Middle East, Pakistan, Turkey & Africa, has entered into an exclusive distribution agreement with Applied Security (Apsec), an IT security solutions vendor specialising in PKI solutions, encryption and digital signature.
D-Link Middle East and Africa, a manufacturer of networking products for consumers and businesses has launched a special promotion targeting sales people of IT retail outlets and partners selling D-Link products directly to end-customers.
Following the completion of Avnet’s acquisition of Bell Microproducts (Bell Micro), the IT solutions distributor has named Graeme Watt as the president for its Avnet Technology Solutions business in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA).