Intelligent Tech Channels Issue 52 - Page 6

NEWS
Mindware and R & M sign regional distribution agreement

Mindware has announced that it has been appointed as a value-added distributor ( VAD ) by Reichle & De-Massari ( R & M ) for the Gulf and Levant regions . Mindware will promote and distribute the vendor ’ s innovative cabling systems for high-end data and communication networks .

R & M is a top tier solution provider in the structured cabling industry and a smart innovator in data centre , LAN and telecom verticals .
Nicholas Argyrides , General Manager – Gulf at Mindware said : “ R & M is a leading global cabling and connectivity solution provider and the company ’ s diversified and high-quality solutions perfectly complement Mindware ’ s portfolio . We are confident that Mindware ’ s wide market coverage through our reseller network , well-established supply chain system , and long-standing experience in distribution strategies are key to supporting the growth strategy of R & M in the region .”
R & M will support Mindware in providing turnkey technology solutions to the market , especially in the data centre segment .
“ Serving the channel for more than three decades , Mindware today enjoys a top position in the enterprise software and hardware distribution in the Middle East . We hope that this is the beginning of a long term , mutually beneficial partnership that will fuel the growth of R & M and Mindware in the region ,” said Nabil Khalil , Executive Vice President , Middle East , Turkey and Africa , R & M .
Nicholas Argyrides , General Manager – Gulf , Mindware ( L ) and Nabil Khalil , Executive VP , META , R & M at the signing ceremony
VAD Technologies partners with Cohesity

Dubai-based VAD Technologies , an IT and technology value added distributor in the Middle East and North Africa ( MENA ), has announced a partnership deal with Cohesity , a next-gen data management solutions .

Under the accord , VAD Technologies will use its strong partner ecosystem across the region to bring Cohesity ’ s next-gen data management solutions to customers across the Middle East .
“ Cohesity joins our technology portfolio at the right time , as we are constantly acquiring disruptive next generation technologies to ensure that our partners can always offer the latest and in demand solutions to their clients ,” said Mario M . Veljovic , General Manager , VAD Technologies . “ Businesses across the region have learned
Mario M . Veljovic , General Manager , VAD Technologies
that it ’ s crucial to protect their business from sophisticated ransomware attacks with a sophisticated threat defence architecture . We are excited to partner with Cohesity and promote the industry ’ s first comprehensive next gen data management platform that goes beyond zero trust .”
Gregg Petersen , Regional Director Middle East and Africa , Cohesity , said : “ In this partnership with VAD , we can address our customers ’ number one concern today , developing cyber resilience against cyberattacks like ransomware . VAD Technologies has a proven track record of working with disruptive technologies and that is one of the key reasons why we feel so excited about this partnership . With their significant footprint in the public and enterprise markets , the team at VAD serves an important and already established partner ecosystem .”
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