Saicom Voice Services partners with Seacom

End-to-end telecommunications and networking solutions provider Saicom Voice Services has entered into a strategic partnership with Seacom, a provider of internet, connectivity and cloud-based services, to allow Seacom to provide Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) and Cloud PBX services over a...

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MakeMeMobile recognised at 2016 Honeywell META Partner Conference

MakeMeMobile was recognised for their excellence at the recent Honeywell Sensing and Productivity Solutions' three-day Middle East Turkey and Africa (META) partner conference in Bangkok. The enterprise mobility computing and AutoID solutions company was awarded 'Biggest Workflow Solutions Vocollect...

5 Aug 2016

MyGate recognised at Technology Innovator Awards

Payment gateway service provider, MyGate, was awarded the Best Africa Online Payment Gateway of 2016 at the recent Technology Innovator Awards. At the moment, MyGate is supplying national and international online payment solutions for their clients, making sure that payments can be made in multiple...

14 Jul 2016

Microsoft leadership shake-up as veteran exec departs

Microsoft on Thursday announced a shake-up in its top ranks, including the departure of longtime chief operating officer Kevin Turner for a new job. Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella said that five executives will divide the duties held by Turner, who played a pivotal role over the past decade...

8 Jul 2016

PaySpace integrates with Xero

PaySpace, online payroll and human capital management software solution company, has announced their integration with Xero, a global cloud-based accounting software company that enables users to log in anytime, anywhere on a Mac, PC, tablet or phone and see up-to-date financials. The partnership...

7 Jul 2016

Datacentrix and OpenText collaborate for graduate training programme

Integrated ICT systems provider, Datacentrix has announced the introduction of a graduate training programme focused on local skills development, working closely with OpenText, a global enterprise information management (EIM) company. Datacentrix has selected ten graduates from Johannesburg, Cape...

30 Jun 2016

Veeam positioned in the Leaders quadrant

Veeam Software has announced that it has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the Leaders quadrant of the June 2016 Magic Quadrant for Data Center Backup and Recovery Software. This 2016 'Magic Quadrant for Data Center Backup and Recovery Software' is a refocus and update to the 'Magic Quadrant...

20 Jun 2016

African capability gets recognition in small satellite world market

A South African small satellite component manufacturer just improved its standing and export capabilities to world markets in a pact signed with a USA counterpart. Newspace Systems from Cape Town, South Africa signed up with Oakman Aerospace Inc. from Colorado, USA at the 4S Symposium for small...

14 Jun 2016

Dimension Data's Brett Dawson steps down

After 12 years at the helm of Dimension Data, Brett Dawson has decided to hand over the leadership responsibility as group CEO to longstanding COO Jason Goodall. During Brett's tenure the company evolved into a global IT services giant, servicing 72% of the Fortune 100, and over 60% of the Fortune...

10 Jun 2016

Accenture and Avanade named Microsoft 2016 Alliance Partner of the Year

Accenture and Avanade have been recognised by Microsoft as Alliance Partner of the Year for the ninth year in a row and twelfth time overall. The award recognises demonstrations of business excellence and customer satisfaction in delivering innovative Microsoft solutions. Together, Accenture and...

8 Jun 2016

Airtel wins the Global Telecommunication Business (GTB) award

Bharti Airtel, a global telecommunications services provider with operations in 20 countries across Africa and Asia, in collaboration with Nokia, has won the Global Telecommunication Business (GTB) award. Airtel also emerged the winner in Voice over internet Protocol (VoiP) App within the...

2 Jun 2016

Vox Telecom launches Private Cloud Services

Vox Telecom's new Microsoft Private Cloud Services portfolio combines Microsoft applications with the cloud to offer medium-to-large companies a single supplier for their communication, collaboration, CRM, and business intelligence needs - as part of a managed service. The turnkey solution includes...

27 May 2016

Yoco and Xero launch intergration to enable local SMEs

Yoco, a South African payments company, has announced their integration with Xero, the New Zealand-based cloud accounting software for SMEs. For Yoco merchants who use Xero as their accounting software, this integration means their cash and card sales, VAT, bank account settlements and processing...

24 May 2016

Xperien acquires stake in ITAMSA

Local IT Asset Disposal (ITAD) specialist Xperien has acquired a 49 percent shareholding in Information Technology Asset Management South Africa (ITAMSA). The newly formed partnership aims to help companies manage their IT assets more efficiently and cost-effectively, maximising return on...

24 May 2016

Tellumat sells 51.1% BEE stake to Masimong Technologies

Stellar Capital has sold a 51.1% controlling interest in Tellumat, the electronics and communications group, to black-owned investment group Masimong Technologies. Total consideration for the black economic empowerment (BEE) transaction, concluded on 19 May, is R180,352,941. The deal is subject to...

24 May 2016

Aptronics announces BBBEE achievement

Aptronics has announced that it is now a Level 1 Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (BBBEE) contributor. Being a Level 1 BBBEE contributor and a Value Added Supplier means that by partnering with Aptronics, customers can claim 168.75% of their investment with Aptronics against their own...

24 May 2016

Interactive Intelligence SA sells support service division to KEW ICT Outsourcing

Interactive Intelligence South Africa, a global provider of cloud services for customer engagement, communications and collaboration, has sold its support service division in South Africa to KEW ICT Outsourcing. KEW ICT Outsourcing is a South African Level 1, 100% black-owned company that provides...

18 May 2016

Riverbed announces SA Partners of the Year

Riverbed Technology recognised seven top-performing sub-Saharan African partners during Riverbed Partner Connect 2016, held in Johannesburg on 20 April. The Riverbed Partner Awards recognise top-performing companies for excellence in delivering on evolving customer needs and driving revenues....

16 May 2016

Lenovo to host second annual Tech World

Lenovo has announced that #LenovoTechWorld, the company's strategic technology conference, will be in San Francisco on 9 June 2016. The second annual conference brings together some of the industry's top leaders along with Lenovo chairman and CEO Yang Yuanqing for the keynote address where they'll...

12 May 2016

Hello Group selected as semi-finalist for 2016 Innotribe African Start-up Challenge

Hello Paisa, an offering from service provider Hello Group, was announced as a semi-finalist in the 2016 African Start-up Challenge hosted by Innotribe. Hello Paisa is a mobile phone-based international money transfer service that allows migrants in South Africa to send money all across the globe....

10 May 2016

Ericsson and MTN bring LTE experience to subscribers in Ghana

Ericsson has been selected by MTN Ghana for the deployment of a new LTE network in the Greater Accra region. The deployment will enable MTN to offer its 16 million subscribers high-quality mobile broadband experiences based on HSPA and LTE technologies.

6 May 2016

Vumatel concludes finance deal with Standard Bank

Fibre broadband provider Vumatel has concluded a finance deal with Standard Bank that will see the company ramp up delivery and expand into new markets in South Africa. The deal, likely to be one of the largest debt capital raising-based deals of its kind in the fibre-to-household industry to date,...

25 Apr 2016

Turrito Networks, Saicom enter into PBX, VoIP partnership

MICROmega Group company Turrito Networks has entered into a strategic partnership with Saicom Voice Services, a provider of Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) services aimed at simplifying telephony for SMEs.

25 Apr 2016

Webafrica opens its doors in Johannesburg

Internet service provider Webafrica has recently opened up its doors in Johannesburg. "Expanding out from Cape Town, we opened our Johannesburg doors in February this year in the form of a sales office," explains Webafrica sales director, Myron Salant. The Johannesburg office currently employs...

19 Apr 2016

SA's first SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud service launched in Joburg

To meet the growing demand for locally hosted cloud services in South Africa, SAP Africa in partnership with Dimension Data have announced the launch of an SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud (SAP HEC) service, offering the market real-time technology capabilities enabled by SAP HANA - SAP's in-memory...

15 Apr 2016

EOH to buy of Aptronics

Computer group EOH announced a R194m acquisition of Aptronics, to be paid half in cash and half in shares. Aptronics has been in business for more than 20 years, during which time it has grown its turnover to more than R500m and has more than 200 large enterprise customers. Its core business was...

14 Apr 2016

Riverbed partners awarded at Riverbed Partner Summit 2016

Riverbed Technology recognised top-performing partners from around the world during the Riverbed Partner Summit 2016, held 5-7 April in Scottsdale, Arizona. The Riverbed Partner Awards recognise companies for excellence in delivering on evolving customer needs and driving business...

13 Apr 2016

Orange acquires Cellcom

Orange has announced that it has completed the acquisition of 100% of Liberian mobile operator Cellcom, through its subsidiary Orange Côte d'Ivoire. Less than three months after signing the agreement with Cellcom Telecommunications Limited for the acquisition of its Liberian subsidiary, Orange...

8 Apr 2016

New Veeam Availability Orchestrator enables disaster recovery

Veeam Software, the innovative provider of solutions that deliver Availability for the Always-On Enterprise, has announced the Veeam Availability Orchestrator, a multi-hypervisor disaster recovery (DR) orchestration engine that enables enterprises to easily execute, test and document DR plans. Data...

6 Apr 2016

Head of Spain's Telefonica steps down after 16 years

Spanish telecoms giant Telefonica announced its chief executive Cesar Alierta, who oversaw the company expansion into one of the world's largest telephone companies, will step down after nearly 16 years at the helm. Alierta, 70, proposed the company's chief operating officer Jose Maria...

30 Mar 2016

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