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Westcon-Comstor FY22 outlook buoyed by strong H1 results

In its FY22 H1 earnings, Datatec Limited reported Westcon-Comstor (Westcon International) revenue increased by 12.3% to US$1.4 billion (H1 FY21: US$1.2 billion restated revenue), as a result of strong demand for networked cloud computing, remote access solutions for flexible working and virtual office environments, unified communications and enhanced cybersecurity. Westcon International’s …

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Industry Opinion: Why a ‘frictionless’ experience is the new priority for partners

Simon Thompson, SVP Global Customers, Westcon EMEA looks at the increasing focus on the partner experience (PX), and how it’s never been more important to deliver an exceptional digital experience. We’ve all seen the increasing importance placed on the customer experience (CX) over the past few years. Consumers today expect …

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Westcon-Comstor expands partnership with Juniper Networks

Westcon-Comstor has expanded its partnership agreement with Juniper Networks to now cover distribution to Austria, Switzerland and pan-EMEA. The expansion of the partnership to facilitate global partner enablement across EMEA includes Westcon-Comstor’s implementation of the “Juniper Centre of Excellence” task force. Comprised of a dedicated in-house team of subject matter experts …

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PCR’s July/August Sustainability Roundtable

A reduction in carbon footprint or ultimately going carbon neutral is a key agenda for many businesses within the channel. But there is still much more work to be done if the channel is to ultimately reach this goal. Here Michelle Winny, editor of PCR talks to Craig Hume, Managing …

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Westcon enhances cloud-based customer experience with Avaya’s CCaaS solution

Westcon’s latestUK Master Agent agreement for Avaya OneCloud CCaaS will now cover European countries following a successful UK pilot. The renewed partnership with Avaya will see Westcon become the first Master Agent for Avaya OneCloud CCaaS (Contact Centre as a Service) covering the European region as the momentum behind its …

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Roundtable: Channel security combating cyber crime

In a channel security focused round table, Amanda Adams, Senior Director – European Alliances at CrowdStrike, Antony Byford, Managing Director, Westcon UK & Ireland and Anton Shelepchuk , NAKIVO’s VP of Sales delve into the underworld of cyber crime and what the channel needs to consider to stay safe. Here’s …

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PCR May issue out now! Biometrics and Security special focus

If you follow PCR’s daily newsletter then you will be familiar with the frequency of news on cyber security we regularly cover. Just the other day we reported on Bloomberg’s findings that cyber security spending is headed for $200 billion a year as the market switches to cloud-based security with …

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Westcon to offer Cloud Communications and Contact Centre solutions via new partnership with 8×8  

Westcon is undertaking a new distribution agreement with 8×8 , a specialist in integrated cloud communications and contact centre solutions. The partnership – which becomes effective initially in the UK and Ireland this month – will allow 8×8 to expand its global footprint, while also providing Westcon’s partners with a …

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Westcon expands Infoblox partnership in the UK and Ireland  

Infoblox has expanded its partnership with Westcon into the United Kingdom and Ireland.   The distributor has been carrying Infoblox’s networking solutions in Northern Europe since 2018. The success of the partnership in Benelux, Germany, France and the Nordics has built a strong foundation for jointly expanding into new territory.  Ashraf …

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Westcon ramps up IoT security with Ordr global distribution agreement 

Westcon has signed an international distribution agreement with IoT device security expert, Ordr. Eric Berkman, Sr. Director of Worldwide Channel at Ordr, says: “We’re focused on making IoT and connected device security simple. Our platform allows customers to address the security risks posed by IoT hardware and software, providing a …

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