Intelligent Tech Channels Issue 20 | Page 6

NEWS SPECTRAMI adds Robust Endpoint Protection to portfolio with CrowdStrike R egional value-added distributor SPECTRAMI has partnered with CrowdStrike to provide leading-edge endpoint security technology to customers in addition to the existing security portfolio offered in the Middle East. With the ever-changing nature of threats in the enterprise space, it is crucial SPECTRAMI, said: “By adding CrowdStrike to our portfolio, we are demonstrating to our customers that their security is our priority and we will only provide the top of the line solutions that are robust, reliable and efficient in every way. “We understand the nature and importance of end-to-end security and for companies to leverage the most up- to-date solution available in the market which is critical for effective protection as traditional antivirus defences continue to diminish in effectiveness. The growth of mobile usage within the enterprise network has made it imperative to provide security without hampering mobility. With CrowdStrike’s unique cloud-native platform, CrowdStrike Falcon, technology leaders will be able to respond to these trends with open APIs, technology the signing of CrowdStrike is a step in the right direction towards a solid defence for enterprises against the growing threats against them.” Alexander Foroozandé, Alliances and Channel Director at CrowdStrike, said: “The global endpoint security market is growing at an exponential rate. This explosion in growth is fueled by an alarming increase in nation-state, eCriminal, hacktivist, and other types of cyberattacks through ever- changing tactics.” Anand Choudha, CEO, SPECTRAMI integrations, and mutual capability enforcement. Anand Choudha, CEO of Adapt IT consolidates telecommunications solutions J SE-listed Adapt IT Holdings Limited has announced the acquisition of the Conor Group in a transaction worth R80 million to strengthen the Adapt IT Telecoms solutions division. Conor, founded in 2007, is a fast-growing and dynamic software business that employs 60 highly-skilled professionals and provides high performance telco and mobile financial service solutions, covering areas such as the core network applications, enterprise mobility, Big Data and analytics, and mobile payments to the telecommunications industry in 10 countries across Africa and South America. “The two organisations will be able to fully exploit opportunities in the local and international telco market as Conor plans to play a meaningful role in Adapt IT’s telecommunications division’s strategy and growth by adding relevant world-class 6 JSE-listed Adapt IT Holdings Limited has announced the acquisition of the Conor Group products to the existing solution offering,” said Conor CEO Chris Breytenbach. The acquisition of Conor improves Adapt IT’s revenue and geographic diversification as the Conor customer base creates cross- selling opportunities in local and foreign markets for the Adapt IT telecommunications software solutions. “The Adapt IT telecommunications division solution offering is strengthened by the Conor acquisition with our customers benefiting from the technology synergies leveraged through this transaction, further enhancing opportunities to enable our customers to achieve more,” added Sbu Shabalala, CEO of Adapt IT.