NEC Africa Partners with IgKnight to Expand Solutions Portfolio in Mauritius

NEC Africa joins forces with IgKnight to introduce Enterprise Technology Solutions in Mauritius’ burgeoning ICT market.

At a prestigious launch addressed by H.E. Mr Darsanand Balgobin (Mauritius’ Minister of Information Technology, Communication and Innovation) leading ICT integrator NEC Africa proudly announced a strategic agreement with IgKnight – its new fulfillment partner in Mauritius. 

The partnership is part of a broader strategy to extend the NEC portfolio of solutions into Africa, including Communications Solutions, Enterprise & Retail Solutions​, Enterprise Technology Solutions, Infrastructure & Energy Solutions, Safety & Security Solutions. The Mauritius partnership is starting with Enterprise Technology Solutions (ETS).

Taking our key product partners with us and putting human resources on the ground are pivotal steps in our expansion strategy. We’ve already employed two sales executives to drive the NEC Africa business forward in Mauritius, and we look forward to rolling out our entire range of solutions to the island nation.

John Dewar, General Manager of Enterprise Technology Solutions, NEC Africa

Mauritius, known as a financial hub, presents a promising market for NEC Africa. According to research organisation, Statista, the  2024 revenue in Mauritius’s computing market amounts to US$49.6m. IgKnight, a Mauritius technology reseller, has had a relationship with NEC Africa for about five years, making it an ideal local partner for business operations in the region.

Our technology partner, NEC Africa, leads the African information security community with unsurpassed technical capability, unique methodologies, and specialist tools to help identify and mitigate potential enterprise risk.

Shaan Kundamaal, CEO, IgKnight 

Spearheading the expansion into Mauritius, NEC Africa’s ETS business unit offers comprehensive IT infrastructure solutions tailored for the data-driven economy. With a focus on high-end compute technology, storage, switching, and converged environments, the company ensures certified engineers provide expert guidance every step of the way. The business unit’s services include equipment procurement, maintenance, management, and ongoing support. From data centres to operating systems, NEC Africa’s platform-agnostic approach ensures optimal infrastructure solutions for large-scale enterprises.

Dewar highlighted the significance of this launch, stating, “In an era marked by explosive data growth, businesses are grappling with the challenge of harnessing and leveraging technology resources for competitive advantage. With the introduction of our Enterprise Technology Solutions business unit, NEC Africa is at the forefront of comprehensive, end-to-end services that enable clients to not only manage but also capitalise on their data assets.”

We view the Mauritian market as both expansive and dynamic, with an unceasing demand for technology support and upgrades. While competition intensifies, we are confident that our seasoned team, coupled with our comprehensive offerings, will cater to the evolving needs of the market.

John Dewar, General Manager of Enterprise Technology Solutions, NEC Africa

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