Alcatel-Lucent selected Sahara Computers as a value-added distributor to address the IP networking market across the region.

The new partner, together with six other direct resellers, will supply Alcatel-Lucent partners and customers with a complete suite of IPT/DATA solutions.
“The partnership between our companies is recognition of Sahara’s aggressive approach towards expansion and positioning towards value added distribution," says Atul Gupta, chairman and MD of Sahara Computer. "The partnership will certainly create opportunities within the unified communications solutions and services market. In addition, we have appointed a specialized team that will promote and market efficient supply of IPT/DATA solutions to end customers via our channel”.
“Unified communications offers seamless integration of business communications allowing companies to improve productivity and reduce communications overhead. Sahara Computers is committed to offering more value to its channel through partnerships with top international vendors whilst offering comprehensive range of products and services,” he adds.
Alcatel-Lucent provides a widespread array of networking solutions and deployment throughout in the continent.
“Joining forces with Sahara Computers reinforces Alcatel-Lucent’s strategy to expand its footprint in the S&E African IP networking market and demonstrates its capabilities to deploy cutting-edge solutions with the converged communications space," says Ravin Naidu, regional director of Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise Solutions Division for southern and eastern Africa.