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Kenyan investment bank migrates 100% to the cloud in one day

When Genghis Capital, a leading investment bank in Kenya, took the decision to modernise its technology organisation, it opted to think out of the box. Part of a strategic new direction, the bank wanted to explore the digital and productivity freedom the cloud could offer and move away from archaic systems that were proving to […]


Battery Centre moves to the Cloud after deploying CloudBox

The move to the cloud can help businesses increase revenues while also improving customer engagement, performance, security and reliability. As part of its Digital Transformation drive, Battery Centre Kempton Park, based in South Africa, has deployed Cloudbox, an ‘All-in-One’ IT solution that includes everything from email to backups, file sharing, security and communication. Like many […]


KENET in Kenya upgrades its carrier Ethernet network to 100GE

Telco Systems, a leading provider of innovative SDN/NFV, CE 2.0, MPLS and IP solutions, has completed an upgrade of the carrier Ethernet network of Kenya Education Network (KENET), the National Research and Education Network (NREN) of Kenya, from 10GE to 100GE. As the NREN of Kenya, KENET provides high-speed Internet access and data centre services […]


Decision Inc. enhances insights for property management group

Attacq contracted Decision Inc. to assist with enhancing the MyBuildings mobile app with data analytics and reporting capabilities, to ensure it accurately and effectively manages its tenants and building needs across South Africa. The ability to methodically and consistently generate high levels of service delivery are a distinguishing characteristic for any business enterprise. About Attacq […]


SAP BusinessOne supports MedTech group’s growth strategy

How does a South African MedTech company enable a far-reaching and long-term growth plan to enable it to compete effectively in the €110-billion global medical technology market? For one of South Africa’s oldest and most established MedTech leaders, the answer lay in a market-leading enterprise resource planning (ERP) system that can support it as it […]


Hospitality group turns to Veeam for round-the-clock availability

Peermont Hotels, Casinos and Resorts is an award-winning hospitality and entertainment company which operates 12 properties located across South Africa, Botswana, and Malawi. Renowned for its excellence in design, development, management, ownership, and operation of multifaceted hospitality and gaming facilities, guests partake in fine dining, relaxing hotel stays, exciting casino action, live entertainment, soothing spa […]


Leveraging the capabilities of IoT to transform the sugar industry

The Royal Swazi Sugar Corporation (RSSC) is a sugar manufacturer based in the north-east corner of Swaziland. It spans around 20 000 hectares of sugar cane-producing farmland plus two mills that produce the sugar for the European and SADC markets. The organisation turned to SAP solutions and Britehouse, a division of Dimension Data, to streamline […]


PPS leading the pack through Enterprise Architecture as a Service

Knotion has supported the implementation of an Enterprise Architecture solution to ensure financial services company PPS achieves its 2020 vision. In the modern world, the journey to Digital Transformation is both exciting and daunting. Astute businesses are forming smart Information Technology (IT) strategies to drive better operations and greater customer experience. For PPS, it became […]


Coricraft transforms customer delight and delivery with solution

Coricraft, South Africa’s premium quality home furniture and furnishing design and manufacturing company, contracted Trackmatic to help tackle the challenges it was facing around fleet visibility and customer satisfaction. The company wanted to reignite the magic of the last mile, transforming how customers perceived their performance and delivery efficiency. Today, Coricraft has reduced its delivery […]


Autodesk helps Atkins provide access to project and design data

An Autodesk Enterprise customer since 2013, Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, is a frequent user of Autodesk technologies, including Autodesk, AutoCAD, BIM tools and a mix of 2D/3D solutions. But as the company seeks to raise its profile in Africa’s competitive design and construction market, Atkins has initiated a company-wide Digital Transformation to […]


Cquential positions Plumblink for growth thanks to WMS solution

Plumblink turned to Cquential Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) for a modern, integrated warehouse management system that would provide a robust platform for its growth strategy, build its brand by providing improved customer service, and boost governance. Plumblink profile Plumblink is a specialist plumbing, bathroom and kitchenware merchant currently operating from over 95 branches strategically located […]


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

SAP Work Manager solution supports the effective management of City of Cape Town’s water and sanitation workload to improve service delivery to nearly four million residents. 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 […]


Wi-Fi connectivity deployed at university campus in Mauritius

The current generation of students have grown up with technology – using devices like laptops, smartphones and tablets. In order to keep students engaged, institutions of learning must change with the times. We are now in an era where curriculum for tertiary education is transitioning to a blend of online and face-to-face learning. On top […]


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 […]