March 24, 2018

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MyKronoz crowdfunds US$8m for ZeTime in less than a year

Innovative smartwatch brand MyKronoz has announced record-breaking crowdfunding results for ZeTime, its hybrid smartwatch. After a 35-day Kickstarter campaign launched in March 2017, ZeTime has since pursued its crowdfunding journey on a variety of international and local platforms including Indiegogo, Makuaké in Japan, Zec Zec in Taïwan, Wadiz in Korea and on the leading chinese e-commerce website MyKronoz has now confirmed that it raised more than US$8m in less than a year. Read full story

by Stuart Wilson, Friday 23 March 2018

Panasonic Toughbook launches partner programme

Panasonic Toughbook has recruited 60 specialist rugged handheld resellers across the major European markets for its new Edge channel programme. The expanded specialist channel will help further accelerate Panasonic’s growth in the European rugged handheld market. With almost a third of its rugged mobile device range now dedicated to the handheld market and the recent appointment of ScanSource as a European specialist distributor, Panasonic sights are now firmly set on expanding its success from the rugged notebook and tablet markets to this sector. Read full story

by Stuart Wilson, Thursday 22 March 2018

Tech Data connects with iPass in Europe

Distributor Tech Data has announced a pan-European agreement with NASDAQ-quoted iPass, a provider of global mobile connectivity. Tech Data will distribute iPass’ intelligent connection management and Wi-Fi service offerings. The iPass SmartConnect service delivers simple, secure, unlimited Wi-Fi access on any mobile device, powered by the world’s largest Wi-Fi network. Read full story

by Stuart Wilson, Thursday 22 March 2018

SonicWall signs LinkQuest in Pakistan

Security solutions provider SonicWall has re-entered the Pakistan market through a tie-up with in-country distributor LinkQuest. As an authorised distributor LinkQuest will offer SonicWall’s security products and solutions to its channel partners and customers. Shahnawaz Sheikh, sales and channel director for SonicWall META & CEE, said: "Pakistan has always been a key market for us, but unfortunately during our acquisition period with Dell, we had to realign certain territories and had to let Pakistan go to APAC region. Now, as we emerge out of Dell merger, we took a conscious decision to bring Pakistan back to Middle East region and support it from Dubai.” Read full story

by Stuart Wilson, Thursday 22 March 2018

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INTERVIEW: Marco Andresen, Lenovo

Vendor giant Lenovo remains strongly committed to indirect channels as it pursues its three-wave strategy to lead in core business areas, grow in key segments and invest in emerging technologies. With its new Engage partner programme up and running, Lenovo wants to simplify how it works with channel partners across EMEA. Last month at CES, Channel EMEA caught up with Marco Andresen, EMEA COO, VP EMEA Channel at Lenovo, to get the inside track on the vendor’s regional channel priorities and objectives. Read full feature

by Stuart Wilson, Monday 26 February 2018

TAITRA drives Taiwan up the value chain

Taiwan’s External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) is on a mission to accelerate the development of the country’s IT industry as it moves up the value chain. By developing and fostering a powerful in-country technology ecosystem, TAITRA is positioning Taiwan as a global innovation centre that can drive the development of complex technology solutions. In a recent interview with Channel EMEA, Walter M. S. Yeh, TAITRA President and CEO, explained how Taiwan already offers much more than just manufacturing excellence. Read full feature

by Stuart Wilson, Friday 16 February 2018

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Mechelle Buys Du Plessis, Dimension Data

Mechelle Buys Du Plessis, managing director UAE at Dimension Data explains how Deception technologies, artificial intelligence, Robo-hunters, are solutions for tomorrow’s enterprise. Read full story

Ilona Weiss, ABC Data

Ilona Weiss, President & CEO at ABC Data, explains why cloud computing is a core focus area for the distribution giant, offering insight on the cloud trends that will shape 2018. Read full story

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