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  • Cisco’s recent launch of ‘The Network. Intuitive.’ has highlighted the future of networking by delivering intent-based networking solutions and services, helping to mitigate more security threats and enabling easier management of the scale of connected devices and services. A changing market landscape is driving organisations of all sizes to digitise their operations, processes, and business functions, with an estimated 50 billion new devices being connected in the next three years. The focus on IT security has never been more prominent, and so businesses have a $19 trillion opportunity—if they can seize this digital revolution securely. All it takes is a holistic approach to cybersecurity, enacting layers of protection from routing and switching to the cloud and beyond. Only Cisco offers a portfolio that integrates security at every step.
  • Dell Technologies enables organisations to modernise, automate and transform their data centre using industry-leading converged infrastructure, servers, storage and data protection technologies. This provides a trusted foundation for businesses to transform IT, through the creation of a hybrid cloud, and transform their business through the creation of cloud-native applications and big data solutions. Dell Technologies services customers across 180 countries – including 98 percent of the Fortune 500 – with the industry’s most comprehensive and innovative portfolio from edge to core to cloud.

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  • APC by Schneider Electric, the leading global brand for integrated IT physical infrastructure and software, provides reliable power, and availability solutions for IT and communications technologies. With the largest community of partners tailoring solutions for home and business networks, APC products enable individuals and businesses to anticipate the unexpected, protecting critical information and data. It’s certainty in connected world. APC is a brand of Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and industrial automation. With revenues of ~€27 billion in FY2015, Schneider Electric helps customers in over 100 countries to manage their energy and process in ways that are safe, reliable, efficient, and sustainable.
  • Google Cloud delivers secure, open, intelligent, and transformative tools to help enterprises modernize for today's digital world.
  • NEXTGEN is a pioneering IT facilitator bringing together established and emerging technologies to provide data centre and cloud-based solutions for our Channel Partners that push the boundaries of what’s possible – the next generation of IT service delivery. Our unique combination of specialist knowledge, innovative technology platforms and services enables our partners and vendors to stay relevant and remain ahead in this fast changing IT environment.
  • Westcon-Comstor is the world’s leading specialty distributor of advanced network technology solutions. Through our business units around the world, we are a significant sales channel for Cisco, Avaya, Check Point and close to 100 other industry-leading manufacturers. Founded in 1985, our Company has particular expertise in the convergence of voice, data and video applications and technologies, including VoIP, network security and wireless and mobility-based connectivity. At Westcon-Comstor our success is built on providing exceptional service to our resellers and the vendors we partner with. Our holistic approach to distribution means we look beyond inventory. We focus on the people we employ, vendors we partner with, resellers we support and best-practice processes to support all three. Our difference is the passion we have for technology, our product expertise and can-do attitude towards customers.