First Distribution announces strategic partnership with Sage for SADC, East and West Africa
First Distribution will be Sage’s value-added distribution partner for small business products and services in the region.
Aug 3, 2020
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16 Jul

First Distribution signs up ExtraHop for cloud-native security solutions

Partnership gives First Distribution rights to distribute ExtraHop’s range of NDR solutions.

First Distribution ramps up Digital Security and IoT
First Distribution has established a new division focusing on Digital Security and Internet of Things (IoT).
May 19, 2020
Thumbzup now processes card transactions in Azure Cloud
Thumbzup is proud to announce it is now processing card transactions in Azure.
May 5, 2020
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Feb 26, 2020

Epsidon Technology Distribution announces acquisition of Core Networks

Epsidon Technology Distribution (Pty) Ltd is proud to announce that it has acquired Core Networks (CN), effective 1 December 2019.

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Feb 19, 2020

Epsidon Technology Holdings announces acquisition of Nology

Epsidon Technology Holdings (Epsidon) announced its acquisition of Nology, a leading specialist value-added distributor of converged IP solutions.

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Jan 21, 2020

First Distribution appointed as the strategic pan-African distributor for ExaGrid

First Distribution is proud to announce that it has been appointed as the Strategic Pan-African Distributor for ExaGrid?.

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Dec 9, 2019

First Distribution and Veeam - An African Partnership

Through First Distribution's extensive African footprint, Veeam is now proudly available across SADC countries, as well as Central, East and West African countries.

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Aug 27, 2019

First Distribution announces strategic partnership with Informatica

Leading pan-African distributor for cyber security, data centre, enterprise and cloud solutions First Distribution has announced a new partnership with Informatica.

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Jul 4, 2019

AWS Well-Architected Framework - an end-to-end review and implementation solution

The AWS Well-Architected Framework has been developed to help cloud architects build secure, high-performing, resilient, and efficient infrastructure for their applications.

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Jan 23, 2019

First Distribution announces partnership with CrowdStrike

Customers will now have greater access to CrowdStrike's comprehensive range of cyber security solution, including the CrowdStrike Falcon? platform.

1:30
Jan 17, 2019

Forcepoint announces partnership with First Distribution

With this partnership, customers will now have greater access to Forcepoint's comprehensive range of cyber security solutions including Web, Mail, DLP, NGFW and CASB.

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Jun 21, 2018

Epsidon Technology Holdings Announces Acquisition of Even Flow Distribution

Epsidon Technology Holdings has acquired Even Flow Distribution, a leading value added distributor of next-generation IP convergence solutions.

LG Electronics SA announces partnership with First Distribution
First Distribution, South Africa's leading distributor for datacentre, enterprise and cloud solutions, today announced its partnership with LG Electronics SA.
May 29, 2018
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Mar 29, 2018

First Distribution an accredited distributor for Autodesk in Africa

First Distribution last year announced its partnership with Autodesk - a multinational software corporation that produces software for the architecture, engineering, construction, manufacturing, media, and entertainment industries.

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Mar 1, 2018

First Distribution named a Red Hat Certified Cloud and Service Provider

First Distribution has joined the Red Hat Certified Cloud and Service Provider program, offering customers and independent software vendors (ISVs) greater confidence from a partner ecosystem.

First Distribution announces the addition of Riverbed Xirrus to its solutions offering
South Africa's leading distributor for datacentre, enterprise and cloud solutions First Distribution has included Riverbed Xirrus to its range of solution offerings.
Feb 7, 2018
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Feb 5, 2018

Dynamics 365 for Customer Service

The landscape of customer service has also changed tremendously - the customer has higher expectations, they want quick, relevant answers on any channel, in real time. Microsoft Dynamics 365 for Customer Service enables your Customer Service department to act as the key differentiator.

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Jan 29, 2018

Transform your business with Microsoft Dynamics 365 and First Distribution

First Distribution says Dynamics 365 for Sales addresses allows you to go beyond sales force automation, enabling you to better understand customer needs, engage more effectively, and earn more deals.

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Oct 25, 2017

First Distribution announces partnership with leading software manufacturer, Autodesk

First Distribution is proud to announce that we are now an accredited distributor for Autodesk - a multinational software corporation that makes software for the architecture, engineering, construction, manufacturing, media, and entertainment industries.

Partner with Oracle & First Distribution to offer the most powerful unified cloud solution available
Your customers need to find a service that redefines how they modernise, innovate and compete in the world today.
Oct 19, 2017
New from First Distribution: GoFirst Cloud Services
Over the past year First Distribution identified opportunities missed due to partners having challenges.
Oct 18, 2017
Ipswitch announces partnership with First Distribution in Africa
Ipswitch?, the leader in easy to deploy, manage and use file transfer and network management software, announced a partnership with First Distribution.
Sep 11, 2017
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Aug 3, 2017

The future of software is in the mind

Kevin Derman - Director for Cloud at First Distribution says the science behind the evolution of software involves the advancement in bioengineering. The ability to understand how data is stored and processed in our brain.

First Distribution now offers the entire Microsoft Cloud across Africa
First Distribution, South Africa's leading distributor of data centre and enterprise solutions, has announced their focus on the African market during the next year.
May 23, 2017
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Jan 11, 2017

First Distribution appointed as a distribution partner in South Africa by BitTitan.

First Distribution has been appointed as a distribution partner in South Africa by BitTitan.

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Sep 21, 2016

First Distribution Signs Agreement with Symantec

Distributor has added cybersecurity company to its world-class product portfolio.

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Jul 26, 2016

First Distribution Assumes Refreshed Corporate Identity as Part of its Holding Group Restructure and Expansion

First Distribution, South Africa's leading distributor for datacentre, enterprise and cloud solutions, has assumed a refreshed corporate identity as part of an expansion strategy for the distributor's holding group of companies.Epsidon Technology Holdings (ETH), the parent company, will comprise four separate and distinct companies, namely:- First Distribution- The Linux Warehouse- CBS Africa- Epsidon Management & Marketing Consultancy

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May 19, 2016

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

First Distribution has signed its third major agreement within a month.

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May 9, 2016

First Distribution Signs Agreement with Veritas Technologies

FD has added Veritas Technologies to its world-class product portfolio.

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Apr 15, 2016

First Distribution Helps Customers Embrace the Cloud Though Microsoft Cloud Solution Provider Programme

The CSP Programme has allowed First Distribution to provide direct billing, sell combined offers and services, as well as directly provision, manage and support Microsoft cloud offerings.

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Apr 7, 2016

First Distribution Acquires Linux Warehouse as Enterprise Open Source Subsidiary

Distributor responds to demand for enterprise open source software.

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Apr 6, 2016

Avaya Names First Distribution as Distributor in South Africa and the SADC Region

Distribution partner adds solutions for customer and team engagement to its world-class vendor portfolio.

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Apr 5, 2016

First Distribution Becomes Amazon Web Services (AWS) Authorised Distributor

First Distribution now offers a choice of 12 different vendors and over 300 different products via First for Cloud.

First for Phoenix: A New Channel Player
First Distribution has announced the merger of its Security and Wireless Networking channel divisions with Phoenix Distribution's Security and Wireless Networking divisions, to form a new channel player, First for Phoenix.
Feb 26, 2016
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Feb 2, 2016

Kevin Derman on the New Hype

Gartner does not only place technologies on a position on the Hype Cycle.

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Jan 13, 2016

Sophos Appoints First Distribution as a Distribution Partner in South Africa

Distributor adds network, end-user and server protection company to its security solutions portfolio.

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Jan 4, 2016

First Distribution Set to Launch Programme to Assist Partner Cloud Transformation

First Distribution is set to launch its Cloud Catalyst Programme in January 2016.?

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Nov 17, 2015

First Distribution and VMware Renew vCAN Partnership

First Distribution, South Africa's leading distributor for datacentre, enterprise and cloud solutions, is proud to announce that it has been successful in retaining VMware vCloud Air Network (vCAN) Aggregator status.

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Nov 5, 2015

First Distribution Signs Agreement with AirVM

First Distribution has announced a distribution agreement to represent and sell AirVM across Africa.

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Oct 22, 2015

Cloud Computing: The Governance of Data, Data Governance/Management and Data Classification

Theo Watson, Corporate Attorney for Microsoft, shares his expertise regarding cloud computing and data governance.

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Oct 20, 2015

First Distribution Wins Microsoft SPLA Distributor Award

First Distribution's MSP and Hosting team has won the Microsoft CSR SPLA Distributor award, which was bestowed on 14 October at the 2015 SPLAR Summit.

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Oct 14, 2015

The customer rules the cloud

It's no longer a secret that what the IDC coined "The Third Platform" is landing up being one of the most powerful business enablers of the decade according to?Kevin Derman.?

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Oct 9, 2015

Selling Cloud, How Deep and How Wide?

Gartner recently stated that by the end of 2015 at least 20% of all cloud services will be consumed via cloud brokerages?which represents a huge opportunity according to?Kevin Derman, GM Cloud and Hosting Businesses.

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Jun 24, 2015

First Distribution signs agreement with Tintri

Distributor adds application aware storage offering to complement its existing virtualisation and cloud-based portfolio.

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May 26, 2015

First Distribution launches FD Academy

Resource to offer training and skills development to IT channel community.

First Distribution wins 2015 IBM Choice Award for Growth and Transformation, MEA
First Distribution announced it was named winner of an IBM Choice Award for Growth and Transformation, Middle East and Africa.
Feb 12, 2015
First Distribution wins Microsoft SPLAR distribution award for SA, WECA
First Distribution's MSP and Hosting team has won the 'Excellence in Execution' award, which was bestowed at the 2014 SPLAR Summit in Istanbul, Turkey in November 2014.
Nov 27, 2014
First Distribution awarded VMware VSPP Aggregator of the Year
First Distribution has been awarded VMware Service Provider Programme (VSPP) Aggregator of the year.?
Nov 21, 2014