Acumatica Cloud ERP wins four PCMag Editors' Choice awards

Acumatica Cloud ERP received four accolades in the PCMag Editors' Choice Awards. Acumatica Cloud ERP was named best ERP software, best inventory management software, best enterprise-class general ledger accounting software, and the best business mobile apps. The PCMag editors considered the...

21 Aug 2017

Boeing-built satellite to further NASA's space communcation

A Boeing-built tracking and data relay satellite (TDRS) will enable further communication for NASA's space communications network with International Space Station (ISS) when the satellite becomes fully operational next year. The satellite was launched on 18 August 2017 and it will provide...

21 Aug 2017

Turrito Networks named 2017 Vodacom Convergence Partner of the Year

Vodacom has named Turrito Networks the Convergence Partner of the Year for 2017. This is the sixth consecutive time that the MicroMega Group company has received the accolade.

14 Jul 2017

Rectron, Acronis partner up in distribution deal

Having been named an official partner of the international technology company, Rectron is to distribute Acronis' cloud backup solution for business in South Africa. Acronis produces backup, disaster recovery, and secure file sync, and share solutions. Rectron will be offering Acronis resellers...

29 May 2017

BlankPage Publishing unveils two B2B new apps

Shortly after its launch, BlankPage Publishing has unveiled two new apps; Retail Brief Africa and Med Brief Africa. The Retail Brief Africa app provides users with segmented news on a daily basis as well as allow users access to product activation information, retailers are also given the option to...

29 May 2017

Famous Brands hails Turrito as IT partner of the year

Famous Brands has named Turrito Networks as its 2017 IT partner of the year. Turrito Networks is a division of MICROmega Group and provides Famous Brands' wide area networks. Over the past year, Turrito Networks has ensured that Famous Brands' wide area networks had no downtime on major links.

25 May 2017

Airbnb ‘For You' tab includes more activities

Airbnb has unveiled its new updated version of the ‘For You' tab, which will now include activities based on the users' current location and where they intend on travelling. The new ‘For You' tab will first be available to users who have their language setting in English and who are searching...

24 May 2017

Darryl Marcus to lead Pypestream's SA office

Darryl Marcus will be heading US startup Pypestream's newly opened South African office as the GM Southern Africa. Pypestream was co-founded by South African expat Richard Smullen and is a private enterprise mobile messaging platform that influences intelligent automation and chat-bot...

2 May 2017

Icasa releases draft regulations in TVWS ahead of DSA summit

The Independent Communications Authority of South Africa has released draft regulations on the use of TV white space in the African region, ahead of the Dynamic Spectrum Alliance's fifth annual global summit which will be held in Cape Town from 9-11 May 2017. The draft regulations shed light on...

21 Apr 2017

Stuff magazine says DStv Explora is 2016's Gadget of the Year

Stuff magazine has named the DStv Explora the 2016 TV Gadget of the Year. Stuff magazine is a fan of the device as it previously named it one of the Most Beautiful Objects in SA.

20 Apr 2017

SA Florist turns to BrandChat for improved supply chain

SA Florist will be making use of message tool app, BrandChat, to improve its supply chain efficiency. With a unified dashboard, Brandchat allows businesses to create and manage a bot notification system as well as do its customer support across all supported chat apps in one place. BrandChat has...

4 Apr 2017

Axiz and Tarsus to distribute Targus products in Southern Africa

Targus has appointed Axiz and Tarsus Distribution as its master distributors for Southern Africa. Axiz and Tarsus will distribute Targus' full range of products, including laptop and tablet cases as well as accessories and peripherals, in the region's corporate and retail markets. Despite this...

28 Mar 2017

Vodacom expands special needs range

With the launch of the Alcatel 2008G, Vodacom has broadened its offering of accessible devices that are suitable for consumers with specific needs. Vodacom has included devices for those with disabilities and the elderly in its range since 2004.

23 Mar 2017

redPanda Software selected to upgrade Fruit & Veg City Holdings IT systems

Food store franchise, Fruit & Veg, has appointed redPanda Software to assist with strategic maintenance of one of its software systems. redPanda, which has worked closely with the group's IT team, are specialists in end-to-end development and customised application support, which are aimed at...

27 Feb 2017

Saicom Voice Services, Thinkst Canary join forces with honeypot network security service

Saicom Voice Services and Thinkst Canary have entered a strategic partnership which will see the companies combine their expertise and offer a fully-managed honeypot network security service. This honeypot network security service will improve the detection and mitigation of cyber-security...

30 Jan 2017

Samsung collects 120 awards at the CES

Samsung Electronics received more than 120 awards at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show (CES). The electronic manufacturer received the awards for its home entertainment, home appliance and mobile products and was recognised for its innovation. Amongst its 120 awards, Samsung received 34...

26 Jan 2017

Mittel expands SA cloud offerings with EOH partnership

Mittel has expanded its cloud portfolio in South Africa by means of a partnership with technology and knowledge service integrator, EOH. The partnership is to provide low-cost scalable solutions along with the flexibility to address future requirements. Powered by EOH, MiCloudSA has...

24 Jan 2017

Altron joins Nokia in channel partnership agreement

Allied Electronics Corporation Limited (Altron) has been made a part of the Nokia global partner programme after it entered into a channel partnership agreement with Nokia. Altron is to market, distribute and service Nokia's network solutions portfolio to enterprise and public sector customers as a...

23 Jan 2017

OfferZen is a Fast Company most innovative company of the year

Curated online recruitment marketplace, OfferZen has been included in Fast Company's World's 100 Most Innovative Companies of the Year. OfferZen was placed on the Africa's top-25 list and was featured in Fast Company's December/January issue, along with the other 75 international companies that make...

12 Jan 2017

Qlik expands mapping capabilities with Idevio acquisition

Qlik has acquired geographical-related software provider, Idevio which will now expand the visual analytics company's mapping and geoanalytic capabilities. Qlik Sense and QlikView users will now have the ability to expose hidden geographic relationships through technology that compresses and streams...

11 Jan 2017

Ericsson, Cisco combine technologies to introduce EWN

Ericsson and Cisco have expanded their strategic partnership with the introduction of Evolved Wifi Networks (EWN), a new wifi offering. This new offering is the result of a combination of Ericsson's 3GPP access, core networks and applications with Cisco's wifi portfolio. Ericsson's services...

9 Jan 2017

FiveFriday, Exalogic Consulting form partnership

South African software development company FiveFriday and UAE IT service provider Exalogic Consulting have entered a partnership. The partnership is aimed at delivering solutions to consumers based in the Middle East. The collaboration follows a study on scalable productivity management and...

23 Dec 2016

Kale Logistics named Technology Provider of the Year for CODEX

IT solution provider in the logistics and airport sectors, Kale Logistics was named the Technology Provider of the Year 2016 at the Samudra Manthan Awards. The awards are held by Bhandarkar Shipping News. Kale received the award for its digital platform, CODEX which is India's first container...

20 Dec 2016

HOSTAFRICA to expand cloud focus, following VPS Networks acquisition

At the start of December, with the backing of Concorde Industries, HOSTAFRICA Pty Ltd acquired VPS Networks Pty Ltd along with its employees, technical equipment and customers. The hosting provider is to strengthen its cloud focus after the acquisition given VPS Networks' expertise in cloud...

12 Dec 2016

CEO of the Year awarded to Jim Whitehurst

Jim Whitehurst, the CEO of solutions company, Red Hat, has been announced as CEO of the Year by the 2016 SIIA Company CODiE Awards - a peer-reviewed award that showcases business and education technology's products and services. The award, marks the first time that the Software & Information...

9 Dec 2016

Curve Group acquires Stock Shop and its technology

Curve Group has acquired Stock Shop, a financial technology provider which creates apps, websites and other digital tools aimed at improving the overall customer experience. The acquisition means that Curve Group has access to several of Stock Shop's products including Know Your Customer (KYC)...

6 Dec 2016

Riverbed and Verizon partner up for AWS Direct Connect Bundle solution

Riverbed Technology has partnered with Verizon Enterprise Solutions to deliver an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Direct Connect Bundle solution to support hybrid architecture deployments. The solution will allow enterprise customers to connect their branch offices and data centres to AWS environments...

29 Nov 2016

ZACR becomes official accredited registrar

South Africa's .ZA domain administrator, ZACR, has been announced as an official registrar for the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names & Numbers (ICANN). The ICANN ensures that the web operates efficiently and accordingly with regards to detailed naming and numbering systems. As an official...

28 Nov 2016

Tritech Media acquires holding in Kinektek

Technology innovator, Tritech Media has acquired of a 44% holding in commerce and payments technology provider, Kinektek by its subsidiary the payments technology company, Crossgate Technologies. The rest of the Kinektek shares will be held by the founders of the company while William Kirsh, whose...

25 Nov 2016

Dandemutande wins YoAfrica

Zimbabwean's broadband internet service provider, Dandemutande Investments Limited, has acquired internet service provider, YoAfrica Limited. The partnership will see YoAfrica's technical expertise being harnessed with Dandemutande's market leadership, infrastructure and pan-African reach,...

25 Nov 2016

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