Our History

Virtual Works is a leading Information Technology Distribution Company, delivering Enterprise IT solutions on a Value Added Distribution model in Sub Saharan Africa and the Indian Ocean Island markets. As a vital link in the technology value chain, Virtual Works creates sales and profitability opportunities for vendors and resellers through unique channel centric consultative selling, marketing programs, technical support, product aggregation and distribution.

Virtual Works brings technology solutions to its channel partners, that are based on industry’s leading technologies and best practices delivering outstanding value ensuring their customers get the best return on their Investment. Since its inception, Virtual Works remains at the forefront of enterprise technology market place, bringing the latest technology solutions and services to the market and finding new ways to bring value to our partners and customers. The company offers a broad array of solutions and services from leading vendors through over 70 value added resellers in over 25 countries in Africa. Virtual Works strives to effectively meet our partner and customer demands through our offices located in Nairobi, Johannesburg and Dubai.

Mr. P K Kuruvilla

Group Chairman

Educational Qualification Master of Commerce, Business Administration, University of Calcutta, India.

Has been a respected citizen of the Ugandan professional business society since the 1960s with a vast amount of experience in customer support assurance.

Mr. Kuruvilla is the Founder Director of United Assurance Company Ltd., Uganda’s largest privately owned insurance company. As an entrepreneur of delivering trustworthy, customer focused and reliable services in Uganda, it is through him that the management of Virtual Works and group companies carries forward a tradition of committed and dedicated service.

He is a highly reputed business professional in Uganda and India for over 45 years and has founded numerous businesses in the insurance, manufacturing, financial services and tourism sectors.

Anil Kuruvilla

Group Vice Chairman

Educational Qualification Bachelor of Science in Computing and Statistics, London

Bachelor of Arts Degree in Philosophy M.Phil in Philosophy, London

Functional responsibility: Overall responsibility for entire operations of Virtual Works and the group, and of managing the corporate image of the company. Responsible for the corporate growth of the Company; for human resources development and manpower recruitment in the various departments; for technical competency and sufficiency in the technical staff, and new lines of business

Shibu Samuel

Group Finance Director

Educational qualification Bachelor of Science (Physics)/ FCA

Responsible for Financial Aspects, Budgeting, Profitability, Financial Reporting both internal and external for the Group Companies and interfacing with banks and other financial institutions

Our Enterprise IT Distribution Solutions

Our solutions portfolio is carefully selected to address the Virtualised Data Centre, Unified Communications & Enterprise Collaboration,  Business Intelligence & Data Analytics, Network and End Point Security needs of the market. Key among these are;

  • Data Storage Management, Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity

  • Business Intelligence and Data Analytics

  • IP Telephony and Contact Center Solutions

  • Mobility Solutions.

  • Data Centre infrastructure management.

  • Virtualization and consolidation solutions.

  • Security and surveillance.