Intelligent Tech Channels Issue 43 | Page 6

Exclusive Networks signs exclusive agreement with Networks Unlimited

Exclusive Networks , a global trusted cybersecurity specialist for digital infrastructure , has entered into an exclusive agreement with Networks Unlimited with the intention to pursue discussions around a potential acquisition .

Networks Unlimited is a major regional value-added distributor focused predominantly on cybersecurity and infrastructure markets , with numerous key vendor relationships in common with Exclusive .
Headquartered in South Africa with further operations in Kenya and Mauritius , its partner ecosystem gives it access to 38 national markets across the continent .
“ Our global strategy continues to seek like-minded national and regional specialists like Networks Unlimited who possess strong leadership , deep expertise and a proven track record of growth that chimes with our vision ,” said Jesper Trolle , CEO , Exclusive Networks .
“ The synergies in services offerings and vendor portfolios are both clear and compelling . We are also excited by the possibilities of serving more of the African market , building on our existing operations that border the Networks Unlimited footprint .”
“ We believe this is an exciting development with the potential to build on our 27-year history as a fixture of the African IT landscape by beginning a new chapter as part of a global relationship ,” said Anton Jacobsz , CEO , Networks Unlimited Africa . “ Exclusive Networks would be , in our view , a great fit for our customers and partners , and provide many new opportunities for our fantastic and committed team .”
Anton Jacobsz , CEO , Networks Unlimited Africa
Nexthink selects Atos as strategic partner for Middle East
Maged Eid , Area VP – META , Nexthink

Nexthink , a digital employee experience

( DEX ) management solutions vendor , has announced that it is partnering with Atos in the Middle East .
The global Digital Transformation market size is expected to reach an approx . total of US $ 7.8 trillion by 2024 with higher demand for data analytics and enhanced employee experience . To target the growing global Digital Transformation market , Nexthink has signed a strategic partnership with Atos . “ The shut down and shift to remote work has accelerated the need for Digital Transformation , forcing companies to rethink their approach on how they can transform their existing business processes to drive new levels of customer engagement , employee productivity and business resiliency ,” said Maged Eid , Area VP – META , Nexthink . “ Together with Nexthink ’ s technology and Atos ’ expertise , we are uniquely positioned to help organisations transform their businesses . We are confident that Atos will help us expand our reach and better serve our customers in the region .”
Hesham Fayed , VP , Head of Sales Middle East , Atos , said : “ Today Digital Transformation is on top of an organisation ’ s agenda to improve productivity , scale and reduce costs . Nexthink ’ s advanced technology allows us to support our clients by delivering data-driven , automated and proactive end user support , enabling them to be more proactive , transform the workplace and achieve their digital transformation initiatives .”
The global Digital Transformation market size is expected to reach an approx . total of US $ 7.8 trillion by 2024 .