Lukhanyo Zahela, Cisco security presales consultant for Westcon-Comstor Southern Africa

Comstor, a division of Westcon-Comstor Southern Africa, is pleased to announce that it has appointed Lukhanyo Zahela in the position of Cisco security presales consultant. Zahela joins the company from his position as a solutions architect in the presales team at Dimension Data, where he has held a number of diverse positions since 2006.

“I have approximately ten years’ experience in IT and in that time I have completed projects for several reputable South African companies. In 2012, I completed a CCNP international certificate and have been working in a Cisco environment for the duration of my career. I was given a position in the presales team recently and am really enjoying the challenge and am looking forward to gaining more experience in this field,” says Zahela.

In addition to a Cisco Certified Networking Professional certificate, Zahela has also achieved a Cisco Certified Networking Associate (CCNA) certificate in 2007 and a CCNA Security certificate in 2014. In his previous position, Zahela provided technical and business expertise as well as in-depth knowledge of new advances in networking and security technologies.

“I am pleased to welcome Lukhanyo to the team and am looking forward to seeing him bolster our existing business and create new customer relationships for Comstor,” says Louise Taute, Comstor director at Westcon-Comstor Southern Africa.

“His extensive IT experience, with particular reference to Cisco and security means that he has the expertise to provide innovative and secure solutions as well as knowledgeable advice to our customers. I wish him all the best in his new position.”