The cloud is about innovation, not just operational excellence

By Kathryn Tindale, Director: sales, Tarsus On Demand
For many business managers and owners, the cloud is no longer a new concept. A growing portion of them already depend on the cloud for services as diverse as customer relationship management, email, office productivity and accounting software, and understand the basic benefits the cloud offers.

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Looks matter more in the notebook market

Consumers today care as much about how a laptop or notebook looks and feels as they do about the components inside and the operating system that drives it, a trend that has prompted most computer manufacturers to rethink their design priorities. The result is that the dull, heavy notebook is rapidly becoming a historical artefact.

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Moving productivity apps to the cloud benefits end-users and resellers alike

South African organisations are rapidly shifting towards the cloud for productivity software, seeing it as an opportunity to improve flexibility and reduce costs. The result is that the channel needs to rethink its approach to selling software and measuring revenue growth, says Othelo Vieira, Microsoft CSP product manager at Tarsus On Demand.

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5 steps to legally compliant disposal of your e-waste

By Kalpesh Jivan, partner relationship manager at Tarsus Dispose-IT
Whether you’re running a small enterprise or manage a large organisation, responsible disposal of electronic waste (e-waste) should be high on your agenda. Not only is it the right thing to do for the environment, it is also necessary to comply with a range of laws that have come into force over the past few years.

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Tarsus Distribution unveils the next generation of converged infrastructure with HPE Synergy

Tarsus Distribution has announced the local availability of HPE Synergy from Hewlett Packard Enterprise – a converged infrastructure platform that provides a single solution for all applications and operational models, from traditional to cloud.

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Instant photo prints with a printer in your pocket

Sharing your memories and experiences on social media is great, but sometimes it’s even better to have something more tangible to remember a special day. With the HP Sprocket Photo Printer, available through Tarsus Distribution, people can take a smartphone-sized printer with them everywhere they go.

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Tarsus on Demand expands its connectivity portfolio by partnering with BitCo

Tarsus on Demand, one of South Africa’s leading cloud vendors and hybrid cloud enablement partners, is partnering with tier 1 Internet and telephony provider, BitCo, to offer its resellers the ability to resell affordable voice and data services to their clients.

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Tarsus Cloud On Demand partners with BitTitan

Tarsus Cloud On Demand, one of South Africa’s leading cloud vendors and hybrid cloud enablement partners, is partnering with cloud automation and migration specialist, BitTitan, to help smooth the road to the cloud for IT resellers and systems integrators. The new distribution agreement between Tarsus Cloud On Demand and BitTitan covers South Africa and the SADC countries as well as Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda.

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SA’s IT distributors need to invest in the new wave of digital technologies

South Africa’s technology distribution industry should prepare itself for complete disruption in the next few years as new technologies such as the 3D printer and the Internet of Things (IoT) reach an inflection point and as cloud computing and as-a-service business models change how end-users buy technology.

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The channel must retool its salesforce to sell to the cloud customer

Jonathan Kropf, CEO of Tarsus On Demand
The idea of selling an outcome – a solution to a customer’s need or a problem – rather than selling a tool or product isn’t new. Harvard University marketing professor Theodore Levitt is said to have told his students several decades back that people don’t want to buy a quarter-inch drill–they want to buy a quarter-inch hole.

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About Us

Tarsus Technology Group (TTG), formerly MB Technologies (MBT), has been one of the leaders in Southern African technology landscape since 1985. TTG offers its customers the highest quality products, solutions and professional services including supply chain optimisation, cloud-based solutions, IT security services, compliant disposal of IT goods and electronic goods.

Group companies include Tarsus Distribution, Tarsus SecureData, Tarsus On Demand, Tarsus Emerging Markets, Tarsus Dispose-IT, Printacom and GAAP.

The Group aims to add value not only to its customers but to its larger community and stakeholders. It focusses on being a useful and productive corporate citizen through its flexibility, adaptability, expert customer and technology insight, skill-sets, successful track record and an ongoing and unwavering commitment to the channel model.

TTG is majority black-owned and more than 30% black women-owned and is currently undergoing a BBBEE audit with a projected level 4 as measured under the new ICT Charter.

Tarsus Technology Group’s head office is situated in Johannesburg with branches in the Western Cape, KwaZulu-Natal, Eastern Cape, Mpumalanga and the Free State. TTG has an African footprint with branches in Namibia, Botswana, and with representation in Zambia, Zimbabwe, Malawi and Mozambique.

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Waterfall Commercial District Waterfall Park Riverside Industrial Hilton
Buccleuch Ext 9 Nelspruit Bloemfontein
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Our People

Miles Crisp, Tarsus Technology Group CEO

Anton Herbst, Head of Strategy at Tarsus Technology Group

Gary Pickford, CEO: Tarsus Distribution

Mike Rogers, CEO: Tarsus SecureData

Kathryn Tindale, Tarsus On Demand Sales Director

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