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Ducati boosts performance with modernised infrastructure from NetApp

NetApp, the data authority for hybrid cloud, has announced the integration of its industry-leading All Flash Storage Array (AFF) Series into leading motorcycle manufacturer Ducati’s Information Technology (IT) environment. By leveraging NetApp’s cloud-connected flash and data services, Ducati is able to modernise infrastructure, bolster compliance, strengthen performance and ensure business continuity during the transformation process. […]


Brand new campus for South African mobile network company Cell C

Cell C is South Africa’s third mobile network after Vodacom and MTN. Launched in 2001, it currently has 18 million subscribers. Cell C is owned by 3C Telecommunications, which is 60% owned by Oger Telecom South Africa, a division of Saudi Oger; 25% owned in an unencumbered holding by CellSAf, (a broad-based black economic empowerment […]


Oracle helps Kenya Revenue Authority to speed up tax form process

Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) turned to Oracle to implement a solution to speed up the process of filling in tax forms. KRA is an agency of the Government of the Republic of Kenya (GoK) responsible for the assessment, collection and accounting of all revenues that are due to GoK, in accordance with the laws of […]


Vox creates innovative and disruptive one-click Virtual Data Centre

As part of its goal to consistently disrupt and innovate the telecommunications and data industry, Vox took the strategic decision to develop and roll out a Virtual Data Centre. An environment from which it can assist clients to better roll out and scale into, the cloud. The service forms a quintessential component of the business’s […]


Changing technology helped South African children’s wear store grow

A Cape Town-based children’s wear chain is set to go big within the next few years, thanks to the advanced management tools and market data within its point of sale solution. Petit Love, a luxury baby-goods retail chain, is targeting expansion to 15 new stores over the next four years, proving that small business can […]


Moresport benefits from warehouse management system thanks to Cquential

Cquential Warehouse Solutions (Pty) Ltd – part of the Argility Technology Group – has revealed details of the successful roll out of the Moresport warehouse management system. Moresport is a subsidiary of JSE listed Long4Life Limited, and constitutes its Sport and Recreation operating division. Following an intensive evaluation, Moresport – with its well-known Sportsmans Warehouse […]


Microsoft partners with Africa-IDG to create Blockchain applications

Microsoft USA partnered with Zimbabwean company Africa Infrastructure Development Group (Africa-IDG) in a strategic move to create cutting-edge Blockchain applications that are set to revolutionise the building environment. Various meetings with key government and private sector stakeholders have already been conducted and the outcomes have been positive. “The Blockchain movement is one that we must […]


ContinuitySA leverages Veeam to deliver hyper-availability

ContinuitySA, a leading African provider of business continuity management services to public and private sector organisations, chose Veeam Availability Suite to help deliver dependable disaster recovery and business continuity solutions as a fully managed service with predictable recoverability for its customers across industry sectors. Headquartered in Johannesburg, ContinuitySA’s client base consists mainly of large and […]


Making a difference in Africa through Enterprise Architecture

The business world often looks at Enterprise Architecture (EA) with a sceptical eye, but in an ‘eye-opening’ result, it was EA that laid the foundation for the successful implementation of the Integrated Electronic Case Management System (IECMS). The success of using Enterprise Architecture (EA) in large change and innovation projects, are quite often debated. The […]


Data centre opens doors to national and international customers

Kenya’s first carrier neutral co-location data centre has opened its doors to national and international customers. Icolo.io partnered with Siemon to equip the new facility with state-of the-art network infrastructure solutions. With an approximate population of 180 million people, East Africa has seen tremendous growth in Internet and mobile phone adoption in recent years. This […]


Central Bank of Egypt embarks on Digital Transformation with Alaris

The Central Bank of Egypt has digitised 100 million documents using scanners from Alaris and aims to scan another 500 million documents over the next five years. The Central Bank of Egypt had 500 million documents which were retained as paper records. Retention of these records needs to be achieved in accordance with the relevant […]


Zoona automates financial forecasting with Decision Inc.

Implementing Adaptive Insights has brought about significant operational improvements at Zoona, enabling the organisation to become more efficient and responsive to market demands. Decision Inc. has recently implemented an automated financial forecasting solution at Zoona to replace its manual-based financial forecasting and planning system. About Zoona Zoona is a fintech start-up committed to helping communities […]


City of Cape Town makes access to clean water a digital priority

As one of the largest metros in South Africa, the City of Cape Town is tasked with providing an annual average of around 880 million litres of clean, safe drinking water daily to residents, businesses and industry, as well as effectively collecting and treating wastewater from the city. This requires world-class management of water catchment areas […]


Large IT distributor Kolok improves efficiencies with Citrix

Kolok, a division of the Bidvest Group and one of South Africa’s largest IT distributors, has deployed Citrix NetScaler SD-WAN to improve its customer service, speed of response and business efficiencies. With an operation as complex as Kolok’s, a reliable and secure network is paramount to keep business running smoothly. The company fulfils thousands of […]


Decision Inc. drives Makro customer engagement thanks to mobile app

Makro has implemented a new mobile app that provides customers with innovative rewards based on analytics conducted by Decision Inc. South African retailer Makro has worked with Decision Inc. on an innovative mobile app solution to improve its understanding of its customers and provide vendors with a new platform to market their products and services […]


Paratus Africa begins implementation of Mapcom’s M4 Solutions Suite

Mapcom Systems, a global leader in visual OSS and BSS software solutions for telecommunications service providers, has announced that Paratus Africa has begun the implementation of Mapcom’s M4 Solutions Suite to accelerate the service fulfilment process and manage the planning, build-out and maintenance of its broadband network. Paratus is the largest privately-owned Pan African telecoms […]


Furnmart set for enhanced profits with Argility Solution

Argility’s 15-year partnership with Furnmart continues with a full implementation of a new Java-based retail management and merchandising system. The new system provides enhanced functionality to enable the group to continue competing successfully into the future. Body In 2003, Argility entered into one of its longest running client relationships when it helped Furnmart implement the […]


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 […]


Hollard Namibia embraces real-time data analytics with SilverBridge

Hollard Namibia, the largest privately-owned insurance group in the country, has contracted SilverBridge Holdings to implement a Microsoft-based business intelligence (BI) solution and enable it to extract meaningful insights from its data to help drive business strategy. “Previously, Hollard did not have access to dynamic information despite the wealth of data at its disposal,” said […]