Lenovo Announces Annual Results; Introduces New Server & Refreshes Range

Lenovo recently announced results for its fourth fiscal quarter and full-year ended 31 March 2016, revealing that annual revenue was down three percent to $44.9bn, whilst the company reported a full-year net loss of $128m. This was partly accounted for by

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Veritas' Core Beliefs About Data

By admin | big data, Big Data, Veritas | 0 Comments | 30 May, 2016

  One of First Distribution's newly-signed vendors, Veritas, was named a leader in the 2015 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Information Archiving, which offers IT managers in organisations solutions for compliance and e-discovery, while reducing

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Get Rewarded with Veeam Cloud Connect

According to Gartner, more than 50% of DR plans will use cloud services by 2018. First Distribution invites you to meet DR challenges together with Veeam Cloud Connect and get rewarded! Until 30 Sept. you have a chance to get gift certificates simply for

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Provisioning & Orchestration with Converged Infrastructure Platforms

Trey Layton, Chief Technology Officer for VCE, has written a great article on the Data Center Knowledge website regarding the advantages of converged IT infrastructure platforms in provisioning and orchestrating IT services. Trey cites an ever-increasing

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Veeam Expands its Storage Integration to Include Nimble Storage

By admin | Backup, backup, Storage, veeam, storage, Veeam | 0 Comments | 25 May, 2016

  The cost and consequences of downtime and lost data pose a significant challenge to meeting modern service level agreements (SLAs) for the availability of applications and data. Veeam will thus expand existing storage integration to include Nimble

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The Next Big Networking Tech Disruption According to Riverbed

  Director of Platform and Solutions Marketing for Riverbed, Steve Brar, has written a post on the company blog regarding why he thinks that the next big networking tech disruption is happening right now. Steve writes that "SD-WAN’s time has come.

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First Distribution Appointed as Distributor for Hitachi Data Systems (HDS)

Distribution rights extend into South Africa and SADC, as First Distribution signs its third major agreement within a month. Cape Town, South Africa – 19 May 2016 - First Distribution, South Africa's leading distributor for datacentre, enterprise and

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The Microsoft & 451 Research Hosting And Cloud Study 2016

  Earlier this year, Microsoft commissioned a study of 1734 companies, conducted by 451 Research, and recently revealed the results of their study at the 2016 Microsoft Cloud & Hosting Summit held in Bellevue. For this study, IT decision-makers across

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EMC Unity Promotions

By admin | Promotions, promotions, channel, EMC | 0 Comments | 16 May, 2016

The new EMC Unity product line, which features four flash or hybrid configurations, can help partners increase their share of the $18.5B primary storage total addressable market. This new platform is designed specifically for SMB and midmarket

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EMC World 2016: Roundup

One of the IT world's major conferences took place recently in Las Vegas, with EMC hosting their annual EMC World event from 2-5 May. Naturally the event was packed with news and exciting developments from the company, as

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