Arbor Networks gets Frost & Sullivan 2015 global DDoS Mitigation Market Leadership Award

Arbor Networks, the security division of NETSCOUT, announced that, for the second consecutive year, Frost & Sullivan has awarded the company the Global distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) Mitigation Market Leadership Award.

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Lagos event to showcase solution for growing cybercrime in Nigeria

Distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks are a reality and the African continent has seen an immense increase in these types of cyber incidents. Nigeria has been one of the worst hit countries during the past couple of months.

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Networks Unlimited partners with Mellanox

South Africa’s leading value-added distributor, Networks Unlimited, has announced that it has become a distribution partner of Mellanox, the market’s highest performing end-to-end Ethernet and InfiniBand interconnect solutions provider for servers and storage.

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Aruba delivers cloud-based beacon management and app developer programme

Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company and partner company of South Africa’s leading value-added distributor, Networks Unlimited, has announced the next wave of its Aruba Mobile Engagement solution with the introduction of the industry’s first cloud-based beacon management solution designed for multivendor Wi-Fi networks and beacon analytics.

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Fortinet and Networks Unlimited take security message to East Africa

Fortinet, a global leader and innovator in network security, recently joined forces with South Africa’s leading value-added distributor, Networks Unlimited, to speak to Kenyan-based companies about the security challenges and concerns IT is currently facing, and how Fortinet can help to address these issues.

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Networks Unlimited marks 21 years as SA’s leading value-added distributor, but it doesn’t stop there

Networks Unlimited commemorates its 21st anniversary as South Africa’s leading value-added distributor with a greater push into Africa. Over its two decades of continuous operation, the company has provided the best and latest solutions within the converged technology, data centre, networking, and security landscapes, distributing best-of-breed products, including Arbor Networks, Arista Networks, Aruba Networks, CensorNet, F5, Fortinet, ProLabs, Riverbed, RSA, SimpliVity, Tintri.

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Arbor Networks APS named best security hardware solution at 7th annual Golden Bridge Awards

Arbor Networks Inc., the security division of NETSCOUT, has earned recognition in three separate categories as part of this year’s Golden Bridge Awards. The company took home Gold for Arbor Networks Availability Protection System (APS) in the Best Security Hardware category, Bronze for Arbor Networks Security Analytics (SA) in the Network Visibility Innovations category, and another Bronze award for Innovative Company of the Year.

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‘Tis the season to be hacked’

As retail stores ramp up their online offerings to entice shoppers, companies need to be on guard. A common belief is that hackers target individual accounts, but this needs to be “mythbusted”. The real purpose of an increasing number of attacks on online retailers (as much as financial institutions) is in fact to hold these organisations at ransom and so squeeze currency from them.

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Keeping your secret recipe a secret

The top secret recipe for Heinz Tomato Ketchup is thought to be known by only eight to 10 people in the world; KFC’s original recipe chicken is seasoned with a secret blend of eleven herbs and spices that is held in a vault in its Louisville, Kentucky HQ; and the ingredients used by Coca Cola are a closely held trade secret known only to a few employees. So says CEO of CensorNet, Ed Macnair.

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Staying safe in the digital learning environment

Ed Macnair, chief executive officer at CensorNet
The use of tablets and laptops in the education sector is providing students with an enhanced learning experience and the flexibility to extend their learning outside of the classroom. Alongside this, the introduction of bring your own device (BYOD) into schools is seen as a key learning development tool.

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About Us

Networks Unlimited is a Value-added Distributor, offering the best and latest solutions within the converged technology, data centre, networking, and security landscapes. The company distributes best-of-breed products that provide solutions from the edge to the data centre, and address key areas such as Cloud Networking and Integration, WAN Optimisation, Application Performance Management, Application Delivery Networking, Wi-Fi-, Mobile- and Networking Security, Load Balancing, Data Centre In-a-Box, and Storage for Virtual Machines.

Networks Unlimited boasts four branches in South Africa, but also enjoys a strong presence in 19 sub-Saharan African countries. After opening its doors in 1994, the company’s 20-year track record of sourcing and distributing best-of-breed solutions to sub-Saharan Africa has ensured that the region has received, and continues to receive, some of the most innovative solutions found in all major enterprises today.

Backed by a dedicated staff complement of 45+, Networks Unlimited differentiates itself from other market players by combining the most advanced, market-leading products and solutions with the best sales-, technical- and product teams in order to deliver IT that will revolutionise industries and the way people do business every day.

Networks Unlimited is 100% channel focused and partners with approximately 80 sub-Saharan African resellers as well as 200 resellers within South Africa.

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Our People

Anton Jacobsz, Managing Director

Anton Jacobsz
Managing Director

Craig Copeland, Director

Craig Copeland

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