Chinese Backup Software Firm Enters Kenya Through Mitsumi

Tech services provider taps growing need to prevent cyberattacks and data loss

Data protection solutions firm Vinchin has announced a strategic partnership with Mitsumi Distribution to tap into the Kenyan market and Africa. The China based firm, which specializes in developing backup software will work closely with distributors to supply cost-effective and cutting-edge solutions.

Announcing the cooperation at Mitsumi Distribution head office in Nairobi, Shall Ao, Vinchin Sales Director, said the widespread cyberattacks across the world cripple systems, disrupt services, damage reputation, and result in direct financial losses running into billions of shillings.

She said there was a need to mitigate the risk and impact of cyberattacks and data loss, urging organizations to implement robust cybersecurity measures and regularly perform data backups.

Mitsumi Distribution brings on board an in-depth knowledge of the African IT market and a vast network of customers, making it an ideal distributor for Vinchin Backup and Recovery, which is meant to meet the growing demand for a reliable and affordable backup solution in the African market,” Shall Ao said.

“The cooperation will enable Vinchin to leverage the distributor’s extensive network to reach more customers and increase brand awareness in the region. 

The partnership highlights the importance of data protection in today’s fast-paced business world, and underscores the companies commitment to providing customers with the best solutions to safeguard their critical data. Mitsumi Distribution will provide customers with efficient backup and recovery solutions that will ensure business continuity amidst the growing complexity of data.

Mitsumi Distribution Managing Director Mitesh Shah said signing up with Vinchin will ensure customers access top-notch data protection solutions across Africa. Together, we will empower organizations to optimize their IT infrastructure and protect their valuable data assets,” Mr Shah said.

 Mitsumi Distribution is a prominent distributor of IT infrastructure that specializes in telco, networking, hardware and storage solutions in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region. It has a strong presence in 24 countries across Africa, the Middle East, and Europe with over 3200 clients world-wide.

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