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Kolok SA transforms delivery capabilities thanks to Trackmatic

Kolok, a division of Bidvest Paper Plus, invested in Trackmatic’s Driver-Led VisibilityTM technology to transform operations and improve their supply chain visibility. Since January 2018, the organisation has seen a 39% increase in on-time departures, a 50% increase in route duration adherence, a 25% reduction in fuel consumption, and 97% in successful customer visits. Kolok […]


Mimecast helps Growthpoint to handle complex communications challenge

Growthpoint approached Mimecast to handle a complex communications challenge but has since adopted extended services to improve cyber resilience. Context  Growthpoint Properties is the largest listed South African REIT by market capitalisation and assets, valued at more than R80.4 billion and R116.7 billion respectively. Growthpoint is the 21st largest company in the FTSE/JSE Top 40 […]


Mimecast helps African Bank to manage its cyber-resilience

Innovative retail banking brand turned to Mimecast targeted threat protection for advanced, easy-to-deploy protection against spear phishing and ransomware attacks. African Bank’s mission is to be a retail bank offering a wide range of products and services that enable consumers across South Africa to borrow, save and insure. Guided by its mission to offer more […]


Zaydtex chooses SAP Business One to enable future growth

The curtain textile business is responsible for manufacturing right from the yarn stage through to the ready-made article, complete with packaging and supplying to national chain stores and independent suppliers with curtains and material by the meter. From a positive start in 1997, Zaydtex has captured a large market share over the last 20 years […]


Massdiscounters adopts Trackmatic’s Driver-Led Visibility solution

Massdiscounters, a leading distribution chain, has adopted Trackmatic’s Driver-Led Visibility solution. The solution, paired with Trackmatic’s detailed business analytics, has transformed key performance indicators, with objective, empirically based driver performance KPIs improving by 14% and significant savings on fuel, productivity and time. Massdiscounters heads up the two retail chains Game and DionWired and is a […]


Wi-fi adding to spectator experience at Botswanan stadiums

Ruckus Inc was contracted by Botswana Fibre Networks (BoFiNet) to provide extensive wireless connectivity at two stadia that were used to celebrate the country’s Golden Jubilee Independence Day event. The project would normally take between three to five months to complete, but the teams on hand managed it in just three weeks. It is almost […]


Modernising the Angolan Government agency voter ID programme

The Angolan government agency in the Sub-Saharan Africa region was seeking to upgrade its voter ID system. With forthcoming elections in Q3 2017, it was aiming to increase the number of citizens eligible to vote by issuing voter IDs in a short time frame. The Challenge The Angolan government agency was looking to upgrade its […]


Bakers S.A. Limited turn to Epicor to review relevant ERP systems

Independently owned logistics company Bakers S.A. Limited serves all southern African countries, boasting more than 1,500 employees. But with growth and expansion came challenges. The company is a fully-equipped logistics partner for clients requiring value-added distribution channels within South Africa and neighbouring counties. It has a comprehensive infrastructure catering to line-haul operations and local distributors […]


Putting Ghana on the map: Subah CEO on project being undertaken

Like many African countries, Ghana has grown rapidly in recent years, with new buildings almost appearing overnight. Birendra Sasmal, CEO of Subah, explains how technology has been used to carry out the largest mass household data collection and building mapping exercise in African history. Understanding and documenting the new world is a huge challenge for […]


Decision Inc. migrates Khumani Iron Ore Mine to SharePoint

Complete migration to Microsoft SharePoint has enabled Khumani Iron Ore Mine to significantly streamline processes and improve efficiencies. Khumani Iron Ore Mine has appointed Decision Inc. to assist it with implementing Microsoft SharePoint to replace ageing technology and help the organisation meet its growth demands for the future. Khumani Iron Ore Mine is situated approximately […]


Ekso Bionics aids patient recovery with Vodafone

Many people who suffer from a stroke or spinal cord injury face a long road to recovery lasting months or years, with a goal of restoring functionality and returning to their community. This can be devastating, not only for the person injured but also for their family and friends. Swifter recovery, along with quantified feedback […]


Case Study: Prompt medical treatment could mean difference between life and death

A system from Dimension Data has helped the West Cape Government provide an ambulance service that delivers a more efficient emergency response.  The ambulance service of the Western Cape Department of Health is one of the largest ambulance services in South Africa. It serves a population of over six million and covers an area of […]


Modernising Egyptian broadcaster utilises Microsoft Azure

When one of the oldest broadcasters in Egypt feared it was being left behind because of the change in viewing habits caused by the rise of mobile devices, its management sought to find a way to get up to speed with the digital revolution. The Egyptian Radio and Television Union was determined to use the […]


The IDC sees over 400% data centre performance boost with Datacentrix

The Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) has seen a more than 400% performance improvement within its SAP environment, as well as a marked boost in agility, following the deployment of new data centre infrastructure by Datacentrix, a provider of high performing and secure ICT solutions. Established in 1940, the IDC is a national development finance institution, […]


Tradebridge transforms approach to collaboration with Riverbed

Tradebridge is the leading South African value-added transaction switch, providing solutions to enable immediate, secure and reliable messaging between organisations that support financial transactions. The company consists of three group members: Healthbridge, Sureswipe and DCM Group. Through a powerful range of products and services that Tradebridge has pioneered, it has saved the South African healthcare […]


GE increases efficiency and output at Ivory Coast’s Azito Power Plant

To improve performance and provide valuable insights and visibility into plant and turbine operations, GE’s Power Services business has announced it has signed an agreement with Azito Energie S.A. to upgrade two gas turbines at the company’s combined cycle power plant. GE’s hardware upgrade and Operations Optimization digital solutions will help increase power output by […]


Odek Technologies improves customer’s performance with Tintri VMstore

Tintri VMstore Systems boost application performance, simplify IT management, and reduce storage footprint for large South African life insurance company. IT challenges Odek Technologies is an information and communication technology (ICT) company based in Johannesburg, South Africa. Odek provides private cloud and infrastructure management services to many successful enterprises, including a large life insurance company. […]


ArcelorMittal SA migrates to Dimension Data Cloud for SAP

ArcelorMittal South Africa has successfully migrated to Dimension Data’s Cloud for SAP, a Gold partner with a deep understanding of the impact and value that powerful cloud-based solutions such as these offer customers. ArcelorMittal South Africa is the largest steel producer in Africa, with a production capacity of 6.1 million tonnes of liquid steel per […]


Airline works with Microsoft to gain a 360° view of their customers

Air Mauritius is the national airline for the Indian Ocean island nation of Mauritius. Its fleet of 13 aircraft carries half of the nation’s air passenger traffic, some 1.6 million travellers a year. Its flights connect to more than 100 destinations through hubs at key airports on four continents. The airline’s 2,800 employees have worked […]


SA’s NDoH digitally transforms health service with Dynamics 365

The South African government’s National Department of Health (NDoH) is the executive department dedicated to the health of all 55.9 million citizens. It does this through illness prevention, promoting healthy living and improving health service delivery. Business goal Confronted with aging ICT infrastructure and a growing population to service, the National Department of Health needed […]