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Tarsus named the official distributor for Microsoft Surface notebooks in South Africa

Microsoft South Africa has appointed Tarsus Distribution as an official distributor for its Surface high-end notebooks and hybrid tablet/laptop devices in South Africa. 

Tarsus Distribution was founded in 1985 and over three decades has built an ICT-channel-focussed business which is today seen as one of the best in Southern Africa. 

It maintains this position through a continuous focus on its channel partners, results and customer satisfaction-oriented employees, a deep and broad offering of the world’s leading Tier-1 IT brands, tailor-made channel financial services and extensive support capabilities, all underpinned by an unsurpassed nationwide logistics capability. 

Tarsus Distribution will initially supply the Surface Laptop 3 and Surface Pro 7 models to the channel, partnering with selected Microsoft Distribution Managed Partners (DMP) and limited retailers to bring the products to market from August. 

The Microsoft Surface Commercial products for businesses will be gradually introduced, with supply limited to pre-approved Microsoft DMP’s only. 

This marks the first time that Microsoft Surface products are available in South Africa through official channels. Designed with a premium look-and-feel and tight integration with Microsoft 365, the Surface Windows 10 devices are aimed at discerning professional users and consumers looking for a device that balances security, aesthetics, speed and versatility. 

Gary Pickford, chief commercial officer of Tarsus Distribution said in a statement: “We’re excited to introduce the Surface Laptop and Pro products to the South African market, offering a new, Windows-powered alternative in the premium mobile segment. The first two models we are providing to our channel offer a blend of speed, style and versatility for notebook and tablet users looking for a Windows device with a high-quality finish and plenty of power under the hood.” 

Surface Pro 

The 12.3” Surface Pro is a versatile 2:1 device – Surface Pro 7 sports a 10th Generation Intel Core processor, both USB-A and USB-C, and an all-day battery. A high-res 12.3” PixelSense™ Display touchscreen with ambient light sensing automatically adjusts to lighting conditions. 

You’ll be able to make it your own with the range of Surface Type covers, Surface Arc Mouse and Surface Pen’s available in a wide array of colours. Open the Type Cover and get back to work faster with Instant On and wake on open; also, standby that extends your battery when you’re away. 

Surface Laptop 3 

The Surface Laptop 3 is an everyday laptop that offers all-day battery life and eye-catching finishes. Surface Laptop 3 offers a more comfortable typing experience, a 20% larger glass trackpad, both USB-A and USB-C, and Fast Charging, taking your Surface device to an 80% charge in about an hour.

The Surface Laptop 3 15” packs a punch through the integrated graphics performance of its AMD Ryzen Surface Edition processor, while the Surface Laptop 3 13.5” has a 10th Gen Intel Core processor inside. 


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