Palladium wins Cloup ERP global award

The Acumatica International Partner of the Year Award for 2015 was awarded to Palladium Business Solutions at Acumatica's sixth annual summit in Florida. Palladium Business Solutions is a company that has been offering tailor-made business solutions to businesses throughout Africa, from the...

5 Feb 2016

Cisco buying IoT platform Jasper for $1.4bn

US computer networking titan Cisco has announced that it is buying Internet of Things service platform Jasper Technologies in a deal valued at $1.4 billion. Jasper is a privately held firm based in Silicon Valley and enables businesses to launch, manage, and make money from the Internet of Things...

5 Feb 2016

NewTelco SA expands into Kenya

Kenya now receives the services of NewTelco South Africa, an infrastructure solutions provider co-owned by the Jasco Group and NewTelco GMBH. NewTelco SA aims to build carrier communities and offer its services out of established data centres in Kenya, including the East Africa Data Centre...

4 Feb 2016

Westcon-Comstor adds VMware to its services

Technology distributor, Westcon-Comstor, has added VMware's portfolio of cloud infrastructure and business mobility solutions to its Data Centre Practice. The agreement between Westcon-Comstor and VMware provides partners pre- and post-sales support, technical support and logistics services from...

4 Feb 2016

GOtv launched in SA

M-Net has just unveiled its new digital terrestrial television service for South Africa, called GOtv. GOtv will use digital network towers throughout South Africa, much like cellphone companies are currently doing. Customers will need to check if they fall within the coverage areas and will also...

3 Feb 2016

Vox Telecom acquires Everlytic

Telecoms operator, Vox Telecom, has become a major stakeholder in Everlytic, an enterprise level marketing cloud. Current Everlytic customers will experience new product features, while Vox Telecom customers will have access to the expertise of the Everlytic team to increase their digital...

2 Feb 2016

Netflix now easily available on Hisense televisions

Hisense Smart TV's now come equipped with a dedicated Netflix button on the remote control. The button will activate an already pre-installed Netflix app which will enable viewers to start watching immediately. Netflix subscribers will simply need to be connected to the internet via their Hisense...

28 Jan 2016

ShowMax adds downloads for iPhones and iPads

Internet TV service, ShowMax, has added download functionality for iPhones and iPads. This feature, which is also available for android devices, allows users to store TV shows and movies on their mobile devices for viewing while offline. It is designed to address local internet connectivity...

28 Jan 2016

Vox Telecom partners with Intuitive Business Intelligence

Vox Telecom has signed a partnership agreement with UK-based Intuitive Business Intelligence in response to growing customer demand for Opentext RightFax dashboards. Currently Vox Telecom is the only RightFax distributor for sub-Saharan Africa. The new partnership allows Vox Telecom to provide its...

26 Jan 2016

SweepSouth secures R10m in new funding

SweepSouth, a South African on-demand home cleaning service has secured R10 million cash injection from top SA companies. Funding comes from the Vumela Fund, capitalised by the First Rand Group, and Vinny Lingham and Llew Claasen's firm, Newtown Partners. The job creation opportunities which the...

26 Jan 2016

Veeam announces the general availability of Veeam Availability Suite v9

Veeam Software, provider of solutions that deliver Availability for the Always-On Enterprise, announced the general availability of Veeam Availability Suite v9. The latest version of Veeam's availability solution help organisations deliver on the needs of the Always-On Enterprise, enabling SLAs...

25 Jan 2016

Riverbed acquires Ocedo

Riverbed Technology has acquired Germany-based SD-WAN (software-defined wide-area-network) solutions provider, Ocedo. The acquisition will assist in Riverbed's application performance infrastructure services provided especially to hybrid enterprises.

20 Jan 2016

Gemalto to perform Cloud Based Payments

MasterCard granted certification to mobile payment vendor, Gemalto, to conduct complete Cloud Based Payments (CBPs). This certification encompasses Gemalto's CBP server platforms as well as the payment software running on cardholders' mobile phones.The CBP solution is available as part of the...

19 Jan 2016

Google Play Music available on Samsung devices

South African users of Samsung Android phones will have access to Google Play Music which provides an array of local and international music. Google Play Music lets users create an ad-free, interactive radio station as well as add, remove or re-order a station and see what song is coming next.

19 Jan 2016

Adobe named leader in Web Conferencing software

A new report released by Gartner revealed that Adobe has once again been named a leader in Web Conferencing software. Adobe's positioning in the Magic Quadrant, ability to execute, completeness of its vision, and customer response are some of the criteria they were assessed on by Gartner. Flexible...

15 Jan 2016

Jasco expands African footprint

Jasco has announced the expansion of its Kenya office, with the appointment of sales and technical staff. The Kenya office extends a dedicated presence in the East Africa market, helping to provide more effective customer service to clients within the region. Executive Head of Africa, Danny Ross,...

15 Jan 2016

Multiple wins for Samsung Electronics at the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show

Samsung Electronics, providers of consumer electronics, semiconductors and telecommunications, received over 100 awards at the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show (CES). Samsung Electronics won in the following categories: Home Entertainment, Home Appliances, Mobile and Internet of Things....

15 Jan 2016

HTC scoops 22 awards at CES 2016

HTC's newly launched products, the Vive Pre and UA HealthBox have been recognised as revolutions in their respective sectors at this year's CES in Las Vegas. The Vive Pre is a virtual reality platform and the UA HealthBox a connected fitness system scooped a total of 22 awards. The Vive Pre, was the...

14 Jan 2016

ALCATEL ONETOUCH recognised twice as top global brand

ALCATEL ONETOUCH, a brand of TCL Communication, was recognised twice at an awards ceremony hosted by International Data Group (IDG) for the 2015-2016 Global Top Brands during the 49th International Consumer Electronics Show (CES). ALCATEL ONETOUCH was among both the Global Smart Phone Top 10 and...

13 Jan 2016

Gemalto awarded leader in transport ticketing solutions

Three market research analysts have recognised Gemalto as the world's number one supplier of contactless and mobile solutions for public transportation. ABI Research, Juniper Research and IHS have all published independent reports that rank Gemalto as the global leader in this fast-growing sector....

11 Jan 2016

Jasco Enterprises awarded Avaya's best partner

Jasco Enterprise has been awarded the 2015 Partner of the Year South Africa. The award was presented at the annual Partner Connect Conference awards ceremony which aims at providing Avaya partners and resellers with an opportunity to network and gain insight into Avaya products, services and...

1 Dec 2015

Project Isizwe a big winner at AfricaCom 2015 Awards

Project Isizwe, an NPO with an aim to bring Free Wi-Fi to low-income areas across South Africa, was counted amongst the big winners at the 8th Annual AfricaCom Awards, held at the Cape Town ICC. Project Isizwe won in two categories: "The Best Connectivity Solution for Africa" for the Tshwane...

23 Nov 2015

Centrify named best IT company of the year

Centrify Corporation was named Best IT Company of the Year - Software, in the Network Products Guide's 10th Annual Hot Companies and Best Products Awards. These industry and peer recognitions from Network Products Guide are the world's premier information technology awards paying tribute to...

23 Nov 2015

Aptronics receives multiple awards at HP Partner Awards

Enterprise IT services provider and leading black empowered IT solutions and services organisation, Aptronics, was the recipient of multiple awards at the HP Partner Awards gala evening held in Montecasino on 12 November. The HP Partner Awards gala is a yearly event held by HP South Africa to...

19 Nov 2015

ZAZOO's VCpay awarded best fintech at innovation awards

ZAZOO's mobile application VCpay has won the `Best Fintech Innovation' category at the Appsafrica Innovation 2015 awards, scooping the honours ahead of six other innovative financial services applications. The category pitted some of the most exciting payments applications against one another, and...

18 Nov 2015

IDT brings Boss Revolution to AfricaCom 2015

IDT Corporation has announced that it's bring its flagship brand Boss Revolution to AfricaCom 2015, Cape Town Convention Centre from 17-9 November at Booth B17. BOSS Revolution delivers affordable communications and financial services that allow foreign-born customers to stay in touch and share...

18 Nov 2015

Alcatel-Lucent to modernise TTCL's IP/MPLS and optical transport networks

A three-year agreement between Alcatel-Lucent and TTCL, the Tanzanian Telecommunications Company Limited, has been signed which will allow Alcatel-Lucent to modernise the operator's IP/MPLS and optical transport networks. This transformation will allow TTCL to meet the growing demands of its...

18 Nov 2015

Gartner names Mimecast as leader in 2015 Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Information Archiving

Mimecast has been position in the 'Leaders' section of the October 2015 Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Information Archiving by leading industry analyst firm Gartner. The report provides a detailed overview of the enterprise information archiving market and evaluates vendors based on their...

12 Nov 2015

T-Systems SA honoured at CompTIA Awards Ceremony

T-Systems South Africa was the recipient of double honours at the CompTIA Awards Ceremony on 14 October 2015. CompTIA is a non-profit organisation that aims to advance the global interests of IT professionals and IT channel organisations. T-Systems was lauded for its rural and urban ICT Academy...

11 Nov 2015

Intervate honoured twice at Microsoft Partner Network Awards 2015

T-Systems company, Intervate, has been recognised with two accolades at the 2015 Microsoft Partner Network, Partner of the Year Awards and gala dinner, an annual awards ceremony that honours Microsoft partners for delivering meaningful and innovative solutions that directly address customer...

5 Nov 2015

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