December 13, 2018

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WD to snap up SanDisk for US$19 billion

Storage giant Western Digital (WD) will splash out US$19 billion in cash and stock to snap up flash memory specialist Sandisk. WD claims that the deal is the next step in the transformation of WD into a storage solutions company with global scale, extensive product and technology assets, and deep expertise in non-volatile memory (NVM). Read full story

by Stuart Wilson, Wednesday 21 October 2015

Bodley named CEO at Dimension Data MEA

Technology solutions and services provider Dimension Data has announced the appointment of Grant Bodley as CEO of its Middle East & Africa (MEA) operation. Derek Wilcocks, current CEO of Dimension Data MEA, and Sean Joubert, current managing director of Dimension Data MEA will both be taking up executive positions within the global group. All appointments are effective 1st October 2015. The executive rejig aims to accelerate Dimension Data’s five-year strategy to double its revenues. Read full story

by Stuart Wilson, Tuesday 1 September 2015

Mitsumi named as Intel approved supplier in Africa

Components vendor Intel has appointed regional distributor Mitsumi as an approved supplier for the African region. The engagement forms part of Intel’s market development strategy to expand its channel reach and offer channel benefits to its Intel technology provider programme members. The partnership will allow Mitsumi to increase its focus on Intel’s complete range of products via the active promotion of Intel content within devices including desktops, all-in-ones, notebooks, two-in-ones and tablets in the East and West Africa regions. Read full story

by Stuart Wilson, Thursday 27 August 2015

Sandisk appoints Mustek in Southern Africa

Storage products vendor Sandisk has appointed Mustek as an official distribution partner. Mustek will carry Sandisk’s range of storage and memory devices and will be tasked with boosting the vendor’s channel reach in South Africa and across the other countries in the Southern African Development Community (SADC). Read full story

by Stuart Wilson, Tuesday 25 August 2015

HDS signs Mitsumi for African boost

Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) has struck a channel agreement with African distributor Mitsumi to boost its reach across the continent. The deal is set to strengthen HDS’ position in West and East Africa, through co-investment in technical support staff, sales and market activities. In addition, Mitsumi will recruit partners to work with the enterprise team to sell and support HDS solutions. Read full story

by Stuart Wilson, Monday 10 August 2015

Mitsumi Distribution wins DISTREE Diamond Award

Mitsumi picked up the DISTREE Diamond Award for distributors at last month’s DISTREE Africa channel event, which took place in Kenya. The recipients of DISTREE Diamond Awards were determined using on-site live voting feedback from retailers and e-tailers participating in the event. Mitsumi is one of the largest distributors in Africa with an annual turnover of US$390m. Read full story

by Stuart Wilson, Monday 6 July 2015

Phoenix adds Logitech rights in Africa

Phoenix Distribution has added Logitech’s peripherals offering to its product portfolio. Phoenix will distribute a wide range of Logitech products including mouse devices, keyboards, web cams, speakers and notebook accessories, across Africa. Simon Campbell-Young, CEO at Phoenix Distribution, said: "We are perfectly placed to grow Logitech’s presence on the continent, as we have several offices and warehouses strategically placed to serve all our African customers." Read full story

by Stuart Wilson, Thursday 2 July 2015

Jumia partners with Posta Kenya

Online marketplace Jumia has partnered with Posta Kenya to allow its customers to pick up items they purchase on the website from post offices across the country. Parinaz Firozi managing director at Jumia Kenya, said: “We are delighted that our customers can now pick up items they order on Jumia from selected post offices across the country; this is a new direction in providing a stress-free, safe and convenient shopping experience.” Read full story

by Stuart Wilson, Monday 22 June 2015

DISTREE Africa 2015 unites regional channel community

The 2nd annual DISTREE Africa created new channel business opportunities for participating technology and consumer electronics (CE) brands. The event gathered more than 310 industry delegates. During the three-day event, hundreds of one-on-one meetings took place between delegates with many new distribution and retail deals agreed on site. Read full story

by Stuart Wilson, Friday 12 June 2015

African DISTREE Diamond Award winners announced

DISTREE Events launched a new series of exhibitor awards in 2015. The DISTREE Diamond Awards series continued in Nairobi on Thursday June 11th, forming part of the 2nd annual DISTREE Africa retail channel event. The recipients of DISTREE Diamond Awards were determined using on-site live voting feedback from retailers and e-tailers participating in the event. Brother and Huawei picked up two awards each with AMD, Ctroniq, Linksys, Logicom, Mitsumi, Panzerglass and Quantum winning one each. Read full story

by Stuart Wilson, Friday 12 June 2015

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