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

The Carlyle Group acquires CMC Networks

Asset management company, The Carlyle Group, has acquired a majority share of the pan-African network connectivity provider, CMC Networks. Investec Equity Partners, represented by CMC's board member, Richard Tunstall, is set to sell its stake in the company, whilst the founder and management team...

23 Nov 2016

Samsungs wins 35 CES Innovation Awards

Samsung has received a total of 35 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2017 Innovation Awards. Recipients of the awards are deliberated by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) and are judged by a well-known panel of independent industrial designers, engineers and members of the trade...

22 Nov 2016

Ideaing.com's e-commerce website launches

Ideaing.com has launched the first smart device editorial and e-commerce website. A range of devices may be found in the following categories: smart home, smart body, smart entertainment and smart travel. Having initially partnered with 16 smart device product lines at launch, the company aims...

21 Nov 2016

KRS and Itensity Online join forces

Software development company, Khanyisa Real Systems (KRS), and web development company Itensity Online have entered a partnership to form KRS Club (Pty) Ltd, which is intended to improve Itensity Online's Itensity Club management system. While KRS has been the main gym software supplier in southern...

18 Nov 2016

Vox drops data prices for Fat Pipe DSL packages

Telecoms company, Vox, is dropping its data prices for its Fat Pipe Home DSL to below R1 per GB. The price drop relates to all new online sales across the Fat Pipe DSL product range and includes subscriptions bought online before 1 January 2017. Vox has also announced that their existing Fat Pipe...

18 Nov 2016

Two wins for Huawei at AfricaCom 2016

Information and communications technology solutions provider, Huawei, has been announced as the winners of two reputable awards, namely that of The Most Significant LTE Development and the Delivery Excellence in Customer Experience award, at the AfriCom 2016 dinner held at The Waterfront Lookout...

17 Nov 2016

ASUS South Africa partners with Monark

Hardware manufacturing company, ASUS South Africa, has partnered with popular South African band, Monark. Through this new partnership, the four Monark band members will be ASUS' product brand ambassadors and will share their experience of the brand with potential consumers. This is a first for...

11 Nov 2016

LG receives 21 CES 2017 Innovation Awards

LG Electronics received 21 CES 2017 Innovation Awards acknowledging its innovative efforts in a range of its products. The full list of LG's 2017 CES Innovation Award winners will be announced at a press conference to be held in Las Vegas early in the new year. The awards are sponsored by the...

11 Nov 2016

PCMS teams up with redPanda

UK-based global supplier of point of sale solutions, PCMS has partnered with Cape Town's redPanda Software to provide offshore development services to its main development group. The partnership will allow PCMS to increase its development volume at very low risk and without disrupting its existing...

9 Nov 2016

ContinuitySA is now a hall of famer

Business continuity and resilience services provider, ContinuitySA has been inducted into the Business Continuity Institute's Hall of Fame as the Business Continuity Provider (Service) of the Year at the Business Continuity Institute Awards gala dinner held in London on 8 November...

9 Nov 2016

ShowMax joins NAPAfrica

Internet-based subscription video on demand service, ShowMax has joined NAPAfrica Johannesburg, the largest internet exchange point (IXP) in Africa. Since its launch in 2015, ShowMax has been made available in 65 countries boasting the largest video entertainment catalogue on the continent. By...

7 Nov 2016

Tritech Media acquires interest in KaChing

Thirty percent of KaChing, a cashless, ticketless parking system and smartphone application, has been purchased by Tritech Media, the technology innovator controlled by the Kirsh family. William Kirsh, founder and CEO of Tritech Media, will join the board of KaChing. The founders and Servest, the...

3 Nov 2016

Two wins for Cell C at Ask Afrika Orange

Cell C has been awarded two awards - Best Call Centre and Best Internet Sevice Provider - at the annual Ask Afrika Orange Index awards ceremony; emphasising their commitment to customer service and value based products. Cell C was ranked above 28 other call centres across all industries....

2 Nov 2016

Altron wins excellence

Allied Electronics Corporation Limited (Altron) has been announced as the winners of the 2016 Minister of Science and Technology's top award for excellence for large enterprises at this year's Technology Top 100 Business Innovation Awards (TT100). The TT100 awards, held annually by the Da Vinci...

2 Nov 2016

Verbatim Ltd signs over SA unit to CrossAfrica Holdings

Verbatim Ltd, which is a wholly-owned company of Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation, has reassigned its South African unit as a going concern to CrossAfrica Holdings (Pty) Ltd. The restructure came into effect on 1 October 2016 and is aimed at value-added customer importance and B-BBEE compliance. ...

31 Oct 2016

Moonstone and SuiteBox enter partnership

Moonstone Information Refinery has partnered with SuiteBox as the mobile office solution launches in South Africa. Moonstone is to provide sales, marketing and frontline services and has also taken a 10% equity shareholding in SuiteBox Solutions. The launch and partnership allows South African...

31 Oct 2016

Paratus Telecom acquires Maxwell Technology

Telecommunications company, Paratus Telecom has acquired full-spectrum end-to-end connectivity solutions provider, Maxwell Technology (Pty) Limited, allowing it to enter the African telecommunications market. With a presence in more than 22 countries, Paratus Telecom South Africa intends on...

27 Oct 2016

Qlik ranks first

Software and visual analytics company, Qlik has announced that its Qlik Sense - a modern platform-based approach to business intelligence and analytics - has ranked first in the BARC's BI Survey16 for its customer and product satisfaction. This is the eighth year Qlik has participated in the...

19 Oct 2016

Best App Development awarded to DSG

The 4th annual New Generation Social & Digital Media Awards hosted in Johannesburg, saw the Digital Solutions Group receive the award for Best App Developed by an Agency. The award was presented to DSG's for its design and development of the TransUnion Check1 mobile application which creates a...

18 Oct 2016

DUO Marketing and Communications wins Agency of the Year award

Information technology company, Veeam, has announced DUO Marketing and Communications as the 2016 Agency of the Year winner at its annual PR Summit held in Amsterdam. This is the second time that DUO Marketing and Communications has been acknowledged by Veeam - DUO was named Collaborative Agency...

17 Oct 2016

Ideagen PLC wins accounts worth £1.2m

Information management software provider, Ideagen PLC announced that it won three accounts worth a combined total of £1.2 million in the past month. The new clients include Canadian airline, Air Transat, Dutch airline, KLM, as well as British health care provider, Medway NHS Trust. Air Transat...

13 Oct 2016

One-click mobile ticketing app launched in SA
One-click mobile ticketing app launched in SA

Webtickets has launched the first integrated one-click purchasing app in South Africa. The app is available on Apple and Android platforms and provides customers with the ability to scan in events and purchase tickets with one click....

7 Oct 2016

Snapt launches one-click ADC

The software application delivery and networks company, Snapt, has launched its one-click ADC deployment controller onto the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Marketplace. The launch makes it possible for existing and potential customers to have access to a simple one-click distribution system for the...

6 Oct 2016

Avaya unveils Cloud networking platform

Technology company, Avaya has introduced a network lifecycle manage solution system in the form of the Avaya Cloud Networking Platform for enterprises and mid-size businesses. The network provides IT experts with unified management, visibilty and control over their system without the complex nature...

5 Oct 2016

iKhokha scoops international innovation award

iKhokha, South African mobile commerce provider, has won the Innovation Award at the 2016 Mastercard Innovation Forum in Budapest, Hungary. iKhokha was recognised in the Innovation category for extending the acceptance of Masterpass, the digital payments service from Mastercard, into the...

4 Oct 2016

SAP receives Global Gender Equality certification

SAP has announced that it is the first multinational technology company to be awarded the worldwide Economic Dividends for Gender Equality (EDGE) certificate, recognising its global commitments and actions in achieving and sustaining gender diversity and equality in the workplace.

13 Sep 2016

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