April 2021, we celebrated being in business for 20 years. Our Scoop story, like many other good stories, began long, long ago in 2001, when we opened our doors to our 96 square meter warehouse-office space in Montague Gardens, Cape Town with a team of 3, we were the new kids on the block of ICT in South Africa. The story of Scoop is a tale of inspired leadership that transformed vision into reality, with countless transitions and milestones which now includes having a nationwide presence with branches in Cape Town, Midrand and Durban with a team of 65 Scoopies.
The annual European Mikrotik User Meeting (MUM) was held in Vienna, Austria on 7-8 March. This conference on MikroTik RouterOS software and RouterBOARD hardware is a great opportunity to meet the MikroTik team, distributors, certified trainers and consultants. The best part was, however, the opportunity to interact with all kinds of like-minded users from all over the globe involved with using Mikrotik products. Though there are a number of MUM's happening throughout the year and around the world, the European MUM is considered the main event due to the fact that Mikrotik announces their product plans for the upcoming year.
Gitex, based in Dubai and hosted at the Dubai World Trade Centre, is a 5-day exhibition which starts on the Sunday and ends on the Thursday. The first Gitex Exhibition was in 1981 and all exhibitors covered up 1 hall in total at the DWTC.