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Shared responsibility: What it means for your cloud data and apps

Users often mistakenly believe that the security component is carried by their cloud provider, warns Westcon.

Nov 20, 2017

Spotlight on public InfoSec

Your identity is probably the most important thing you own, but are government departments doing enough to protect it?

Aug 3, 2017

Security: the evolving threat landscape

The demands on IT security are growing by the day. Whereas before, companies mostly had to deal with troublesome teenagers who were satisfied with just snooping around, they now have to put up with sophisticated crime syndicates that have the resources and patience to do real damage to their business. The recent WannaCry ransomware attack that saw over 200 000 computers infected in 150 countries underlines the shift in the severity of the threat.

May 29, 2017

Hajime has 300 000 devices awaiting orders

Westcon-Comstor vendor partner Kaspersky warns of the Internet of things malware currently building a huge peer-to-peer botnet.

May 16, 2017

WannaCry attack: reminder to do regular data backups

Security solutions also have to remain up to date and user education is sa vital component of every security policy, says Westcon-Comstor Southern Africa.

Oct 25, 2016

Dealing with a DDOS attack on your business

On Friday 21 October, attacks on tens of millions of IP addresses at same time sparked a global crisis, says Andrew Potgieter, Security Solutions Director at Westcon-Comstor Southern Africa.

Aug 11, 2016

Westcon-Comstor adds Quote Specialist team to portfolio

The team creates a single point of engagement where resellers can obtain quotes on an array of integrated technology solutions.

Sep 7, 2015

WestconGroup presents Paxton access control products

The addition of Net2 Entry systems helps IT service providers augment cyber security sales with physical security solutions.

Aug 19, 2015

Aruba looks to increase Southern African footprint

The company enters into a strategic distribution agreement with value-added global distributor, WestconGroup.


WestconGroup Southern Africa, Aruba Networks partner

The distribution agreement will bring Aruba Networks' product line of secure mobility solutions?to the southern African region.

Dec 12, 2014

WestconGroup expands relationship with Juniper Networks

The deal empowers specialty resellers in southern Africa to access Juniper's portfolio of solutions.


Westcon appoints Citrix channel manager

The distributor has appointed Shevaun Bradbury as the new channel manager.

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