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

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

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

SUSE, CTU in open source training partnership

Enterprise Linux solutions provider, SUSE South Africa, has entered into a strategic partnership with CTU Training Solutions that will see the institution provide training based on the current SUSE certification programme. This includes Certified Linux Administrator, Professional, and Expert...

22 Mar 2016

BEE empowers management control of Rocketseed South Africa

The management team of email media pioneer Rocketseed South Africa has acquired a majority stake in the company, John Cooper, the chairman of London-based Rocketseed Group, has announced. Rocketseed was started by South African entrepreneurs and was subsequently bought by Cooper who saw enormous...

17 Mar 2016

Aptronics wins Veeam Enterprise Project Award

Enterprise IT services provider Aptronics recently attended the 2016 Veeam Partner Summit, held at The Marion on Nicol in Johannesburg. At the event, Aptronics walked away with the Most Significant Enterprise Project award. Previously at the 2014 inaugural awards, they won the Enterprise Partner of...

14 Mar 2016

Business Connexion scoops top Cisco awards

Business Connexion and parent company Telkom have scooped a number of prestigious Cisco Awards at the Global Cisco Partner Summit in San Diego, California. During the Global Awards Ceremony Business Connexion was recognised as Africa Partner of the Year, Capital Partner of the Year and Services...

4 Mar 2016

ContinuitySA Mozambique expands data centre

ContinuitySA has expanded their existing data centre in Maputo, Mozambique. One of its mobile data centres has been installed as a permanent extension to the existing brick-and-mortar data centre. The mobile data unit is housed in an adapted container, and will double the company's existing capacity...

24 Feb 2016

Gemalto introduces IoT solution

Digital security company, Gemalto has launched its LinqUs IoT Quality of Service (QoS) which will ensure reliable connectivity for M2M devices. The service enables mobile operators to monitor the cellular QoS of smart objects in real time. Gemalto's LinqUs IoT Quality of Service is suited to a...

19 Feb 2016

Webafrica adds e-commerce option

Webafrica has partnered with payment gateway, PayFast, to offer an e-commerce option to users of its DIY Website Builder. This will help small business owners to sell their products and services online. Customers using Webafrica's DIY Website Builder can enable e-commerce by simply dragging the...

17 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

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

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

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

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

Datacentrix recognised as best-in-class strategy innovation company

Datacentrix has received its "2015 Southern Africa IT Systems Integration Competitive Strategy Innovation and Leadership Award' from global market research and growth partnership company, Frost & Sullivan, at its recent 2015 Growth, Innovation and Leadership Awards Banquet held on 20 August in Cape...

8 Sep 2015

South African developed accounting software wins FNB Business Innovations Award 2015

A locally developed accounting software product has proven to save accounting practices substantially and make them more profitable is changing the global face of CRM tools for time-based practitioners Bruce Morgan, the chief executive officer of GreatSoft CRM, has been named the overall winner...

10 Jun 2015

Apple Pay to launch in Britain

SAN FRANCISCO: Apple has announced it will launch its tap-to-pay mobile payments system in Britain next month, allowing iPhones to be used to pay at 250,000 locations including London's transit system. "We are now excited to announce we are bringing Apple Pay to the UK, and it is coming next...

10 Jun 2015

Qlik positioned as trendsetter by BARC

Qlik, a leader in visual analytics, announced that it has been positioned by Business Application Research Center (BARC) as a trendsetter in its BARC Business Intelligence Score 2015 report. The trendsetter ranking is the highest achieved by any vendor. The BARC BI Score 2015 report is the...

21 May 2015

Treasury to tax digital products

The Treasury has published its new electronic services regulations in which it sets out those digital products and services that will be subject to 14% VAT. The new regulations take effect in April. Read more here....

4 Feb 2014

DStv mobile adds new phone

The DStv Mobile DVB-H service can now be accessed on the Nokia E6 smartphone, adding to the Nokia E7, Nokia C7 and Nokia N8 models capable of receiving content on the go. The device requires a Nokia DVB-H headset.

8 Aug 2011

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