Six questions to ask before choosing your anti-malware solution

17 Dec 2019

Security vendors such as Kaspersky Lab report that they process as many as 360,000 new malicious file variants a day, making it clear that everyone who uses a computer for personal tasks and work still needs robust protection against viruses and malware. What’s more, malware attacks are growing ever more debilitating and sophisticated as cyber-criminals continue to up their game.


The enterprise move to global IaaS providers will squeeze the South African channel

06 Dec 2019

South African enterprises are beginning to accelerate their move to the cloud, as international cloud providers start to go live with their local data centres. This trend is likely to bring profound disruption to the South African service provider and IT integrator landscape over the next 18 months.


Look beyond the news cycle when selling cybersecurity solutions

26 Nov 2019

Cybersecurity can be a tough sell at the best of times – like insurance, it’s a grudge purchase for most organisations. Much of the momentum in the market comes from the news cycle, with companies spurred into action when an exotic strain of malware or a massive data breach dominates the headlines for a few weeks. Think back to 2017 when ransomware variants such as WannaCry, Petya and NotPetya dramatically brought a range of large organisations around the world to their knees. For a few months, there was a flurry of market activity as organisations scrambled to put solutions in place to protect themselves from the most newsworthy threat of the day—and then resumed business as usual when the news stories died down.


African IT market to remain under pressure throughout 2020

22 Nov 2019

The IT market in sub-Saharan Africa looks set to remain under pressure throughout 2020 as enterprise customers trim their spending in the face of market uncertainty. Resellers that want to drive growth in this market will need to focus on the emerging opportunities in the cloud space.


Security as a service emerges as a growth opportunity for the channel

20 Sep 2019

Continued growth in the magnitude and volume of the security risks faced by mid-sized enterprises, paired with a critical shortage of information security skills in the South African market, is opening up a range of opportunities for the channel in the managed security services provider (MSSP) space.


Tarsus takes aim at document management space with dedicated business unit

29 Aug 2019

Tarsus Distribution has formed a dedicated business unit to serve the rapidly growing market for document digitisation and business process automation solutions in southern Africa. As a value-added distributor for Alaris, the business unit will focus on promoting the Alaris desktop and departmental scanners, software and services to the local market.


Tarsus Technology Group receives Level 1, black-owned, black female-owned and designated Group status

26 Aug 2019

Tarsus Technology Group has received Level 1 BBBEE (broad-based black economic empowerment) certification, positioning the group as the foremost black-empowered technology solutions partner for the South African channel. The group’s BBBEE score has moved up two levels since its last certificate in 2018.


Kaspersky appoints Tarsus Distribution as its New Distributor in Southern Africa

23 Aug 2019

Kaspersky has signed on Tarsus Distribution as a new distributor for the brand’s portfolio of business to business and business to consumer product offerings in Southern Africa. This new distributor agreement forms part of Kaspersky’s growth pipeline for the local market, aimed at supporting the brand’s broader strategy of building a safer world that is immune to cyberthreats.


From pixels to voxels: digital manufacturing will fundamentally change SA markets

21 Jun 2019

New 3D printing technology will rapidly transform the manufacturing landscape in South Africa thanks to the partnership between Tarsus Distribution [https://www.tarsusdistribution.co.za/] and Solid Edge Technology [http://www.setech.co.za/]. HP’s breakthrough Multi Jet Fusion technology will be available through Tarsus’s and Solid Edge’s networks, particularly benefiting the automotive, industrial, healthcare, consumer goods markets.