Pre-sales and technical services
OSD is staffed by a team of highly trained and skilled individuals with extensive experience in the IT distribution industry and the data storage solutions market.
With a sales and engineering team that is trained, certified and backed directly by the international technical resources and expertise of leading vendors, OSD is uniquely positioned to provide a comprehensive range of pre-sales consultancy and post-sales technical support and warranty services.
Business Unit Manager
After completing his secondary education and a brief period of study in cost and management accounting, he launched a sales career in a company specialising in commercial catering equipment.
He then moved into the audio-visual industry before taking up a senior sales appointment with a leading IT distributor at the beginning of 2000.
In less than a year in this role he was promoted to product manager responsible for a leading international brand and in 2002 was appointed storage solutions manager (hardware) at the same national IT distributor. In this role he developed comprehensive technical skills and strong personal relationships with leading international suppliers of data storage platforms and solutions, including ADIC, QLogic, LSI, Certance and others and made a significant contribution to the companys revenue growth through the reseller channel.
In July 2005 he was invited to join ASBIS Africa to head up the companys focus on data storage solutions through the formation of Odrile Storage Distribution.
Product Solutions Specialist
During a nine-year career in the IT industry, he has gained extensive experience in sales, key account management and product management.
Specialising in these disciplines in the IT distribution industry, he has held a number of senior positions in three of the countrys largest and most successful organisations of their type. Prior to joining Odirile Storage Distribution at the beginning of 2006, he was a senior product manager specialising in data storage solutions at a leading IT distributor. As OSDs product solutions specialist he offers a wealth of knowledge as well as in-depth personal experience to the divisions business partner network. His skills include the provision of pre-sales consultancy focused on solution configuration, product integration, installation and post-sales support across OSDs comprehensive product set.