Don’t cry over data loss as a result of WannaCry if you could have prevented it

Security practitioners the world over should take a stern reality check after WannaCry ransomware hits the globe

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Disturbing facts about cyber crime and SA businesses

Today’s threats are increasingly complex and sophisticated, with cyber criminals leveraging all manner of exploits and vulnerabilities to attack businesses for reasons including financial gain, ideological agenda or business disruption.

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Westcon-Comstor partners can redefine security performance

Westcon-Comstor Southern Africa is providing reseller partners the opportunity to provide end-user customers advanced security features, at scale, following the announcement from vendor partner Palo Alto Networks that it has expanded its range of next-generation firewall devices with new hardware and virtual appliances.

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Westcon-Comstor to provide a real view of the ‘customer experience’ at Cisco Connect 2017

Westcon-Comstor Southern Africa’s Comstor division will be providing customers attending this year’s Cisco Connect event a unique view of how customer experiences can be better delivered in an ever digitally transformative world.

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Westcon-Comstor Southern Africa offers resellers Azure on its BlueSky platform

Westcon-Comstor Southern Africa is, effective immediately, enabling local reseller partners the opportunity to purchase Azure from its BlueSky digital aggregation platform.

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RFID reinvents itself and retail with it

The retail industry stands poised to benefit exponentially from advancements that are spurring a plethora of new applications for already proven radio frequency identification (RFID) technology. On-pitch printing and encoding technology are increasing the accuracy while decreasing the size and cost of RFID tags, and consequently increasing the value of the technology beyond just the supply chain and throughout the entire value chain.

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Diamond Status for Westcon-Comstor UC&S solutions practice

Westcon-Comstor, the value-added technology distributor of category-leading solutions in security, collaboration, networking and data centre, today announced that its Unified Communications and Collaboration Solutions Practice has been awarded Diamond status in the highly respected Avaya Edge Partner Program.

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To Maximise the Network Closet, Start with the Fundamentals

Network closets come in all shades and hues. In larger firms, it may be one limb on a tree of many, while in smaller companies it may function as the sole computing hub. Either way the network closet typically contains the same components and serves a mission critical function, so it matters a great deal that it is optimally arranged, equipped, maintained, and monitored.

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Westcon-Comstor appointed as Authorised Avaya Learning Partner in southern Africa

In order to help local Avaya resellers bridge the skills gap in the region, Westcon-Comstor is pleased to announce that it has been appointed as an Authorised Training Centre (ATC) for Avaya. Through the appointment resellers, will with immediate effect be able to conduct all their Avaya training needs through the value-added distributor’s learning academy.

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New mobility pre-sales engineer at Westcon-Comstor Southern Africa

Westcon-Comstor Southern Africa is pleased to announce that it has appointed Nowie Sekiba as a pre-sales engineer for its mobility division.

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About Us

Westcon SA is a value-added distributor of category-leading unified communications, network infrastructure, data center and security solutions with a global network of specialty resellers. Our teams create unique programs and provide exceptional financial and technical support to accelerate the business of our partners

  • As a strong strategic partner, we offer superior account management backed by a dedicated team of responsive and reliable experts who are totally focused on your business
  • We offer the financial strength and breadth of global capabilities to manage your changing needs
  • We have a proven route to market for products and services from the vendor through to the end-user customer.

We accelerate our partner’s business by enabling and supporting them through a series of unique programs and capabilities.

  • Vendor Engagement
  • Accelerated Training
  • Business Consulting
  • Proof of Concept
  • Marketing Resources


Westcon Works

Westcon SA is the smartest choice to revolutionize your business! It doesn’t matter if you focus on enterprise or small to medium business opportunities, or if we are in an economic down-turn or in a bull market, a business partnership with Westcon SA will take your business to a whole new level.

At the core of our Westcon Works partnering model resides your sales cycles, and the associated challenges. It provides a common language, allowing us to address strategies for helping resellers be more effective and focus on what they do best, while together we define how Westcon SA can fill in the rest.

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Contact Us

Telephone: +27 11 848 9000



Address: Westcon Building, 1 Tugela Lane, Waterfall Logistics Precinct, Corner of Bridal Veil Road and K101, Jukskei View, Midrand

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People of Westcon

Guy Whitcroft, CEO

Uwe Brandkamp, Sales Director

Uwe Brandkamp, Sales Director

Robyn Newel, HR

Robyn Newel, HR Director

Bridget Nkuna, Marketing Director

Elmien du Toit, Special Projects – Compliance

Elmien du Toit, COO

Andries Coetzee, CFO

Andries Coetzee, CFO

Tiens Lange, Communications

Tiens de Lange, Unified Communications and Collaboration

Heinz Stephan, Consumer Solutions

Heinz Stephan, Services

Kevin Norton, Mobility

Kevin Norton, Mobility

Andrew Potgieter, Security – Data

Andrew Potgieter, Security

Leane Hannigan, Cloud

Louise Taute, Comstor

Jaco Malan, Academy

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