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Riverbed Launches Digital Performance Platform and New Brand Identity

Digital performance company Riverbed Technology has launched its Riverbed Digital Performance Platform and unveiled a brand new identity. The announcements are the result of a multi-year strategy from Riverbed – which has sites in Johannesburg and Pretoria – to lead in digital performance, which included several strategic acquisitions, organic development of digital performance and cloud-based […]

Prioritise keeping your bitcoin safe, secure and available

South African cryptocurrency exchanges are on the increase promising favourable rates and other value-added services to those looking to venture into these digital assets. Claude Schuck, Regional Manager for Africa at Veeam, says we need to carefully consider the impact that cryptocurrencies will have on availability strategies. When I was a child, the prospect of […]

Netshield South Africa provides end-to-end Internet of Things solution

Netshield South Africa has unveiled its end-to-end Internet of Things (IoT) solution, assisting customers with the development and deployment of successful IoT implementations from sensors through to the gateways, dashboards and analytics. As a local OEM of IoT intelligent gateways and sensors, Netshield has identified a need by customers to deploy effective IoT environments that […]

Richer communications experiences to be delivered for Egypt

Avaya, a leading global business communications company, has announced it is working with Intraconsult Telecom to help organisations in Egypt achieve their digital transformation objectives. The two companies will focus on driving adoption of Avaya’s innovative solutions to key industry verticals in Egypt, enabling them to provide richer communications experiences to their customers and employees. […]

Quality, environmental and health and safety certifications for Datacentrix

Datacentrix, a provider of high performing and secure ICT solutions, has achieved Quality Management System, Environmental Management System and Occupational Health and Safety Management System certifications. CEO Ahmed Mahomed says it’s a significant achievement for the company “This official recognition will certainly have a very positive impact on our positioning in the market and, combined […]

Commodity reporting agency Argus opens new Africa office in Cape Town

International commodity price reporting agency Argus has opened a new office in Cape Town, South Africa. The African energy sector is experiencing dramatic change. International asset holders are no longer the sole producers of oil and gas as more local participants add to diversity of supply. And downstream marketing and trading companies are entering and […]

Holborn Assets opens new office in Johannesburg, South Africa

Holborn Assets has opened an office in Johannesburg and recruited an eight-strong team of specialist advisers as it continues a major global strategic expansion during 2018. The new office is led by Lourens Reichert, who will focus on providing specialist financial planning strategies and solutions to high net worth South African residents who hold assets overseas […]

CaseWare expands with drive into six critical African markets

CaseWare Africa, a division of AdaptIT has announced several initiatives to strengthen its capacity to serve clients in six key African markets. In Zambia and Zimbabwe, CaseWare has successfully constructed a channel partner model and now its Zimbabwean distributor, July 28, has won the award for Best Growth and Best Client Service in Africa. “As economic […]

CA Technologies say some firms are missing out on benefits of agile and DevOps

CA Technologies has announced the results of a global study which shows that some organisations are struggling with the key challenges and missing out on the extensive benefits that agile and DevOps can have. The study, ‘How Agile and DevOps enable digital readiness and transformation, found that, while 75% of respondents recognise that agile and […]

CA Technologies once again named leader in 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant

CA Technologies has been named a leader in the 2018 Garnter Magic Quadrant for Identity Governance and Administration for the second consecutive year. The report evaluated CA Southern Africa’s Identity Suite, a comprehensive, enterprise-grade identity management and access governance solution. The report states: “IGA Leaders deliver a comprehensive toolset for governance and administration of identity […]

‘The customer has changed’, says Trackmatic CEO David Slotow

Intelligent technology, smart systems and effortless mobility are empowering drivers and transforming customer engagement, says David Slotow, CEO at Trackmatic. The customer has changed- ignore this at your peril! According to a recent Gallup poll, the biggest driver of business to business (B2B) success is meaningful customer impact and yet around 60% of customers are […]

Kodak Alaris expert on document management in the era of data chaos

There is more data in existence than ever before but it’s usefulness can be limited if it’s trapped on a piece of paper. Gregoire de Clercq, Marketing Director, Kodak Alaris Information Management, tells us how to set your data free. The ever-increasing flood of data into and out of an organisation and how best to […]

Digital tech key to unlocking value of Africa’s investments in ports

Africa’s commercial ports should invest in revamping their enterprise applications and digitalising their operations as part of the multi-billionaire dollar capacity expansion projects underway across much of the continent. Such investments in technology hold the key to improving the industry’s utilisation of assets such as berths, cranes, terminal tractors and people. That’s according to Thabo […]

ETELM showcases the latest solutions required for safe cities in Africa

ETELM, a leading manufacturer of advanced mission critical communications infrastructures, is using this week’s Mission Critical Africa to discuss how its 4GLinked solution is meeting the growing demand for safe cities across Africa and beyond. ETELM’s 4GLinked solution has been designed with mission critical users in mind, allowing a balance between cost, service, and coverage. […]

The future of Africa’s ports is also the future of its economic success

Article by Kirenga Rwigema, Industry Value Advisor for Ports and Rail at SAP Africa Statistics indicate that 90% of imports and exports in Africa are driven by sea. With a global middle class set to reach 5 billion people by 2030, global trade is set to continue to grow at an unprecedented rate. Reports suggest […]

Argility announces plans for the formation of an innovative tech group

Argility – a leading innovator of enterprise retail software solutions – has announced the formation of the Argility Technology Group and its acquisition of Cquential Solutions(Pty) Ltd. and Fleet Domain, from Capital Eye Investments, effective 1 October 2017. Argility CEO, Marko Salic, reveals that the acquisitions form part of the execution of a broader strategy […]

Harness the Internet of Things to protect and track your assets

Article by Reinhardt van Rooyen, Innovation Strategist at Jasco As more devices, assets and ‘things’ become connected, businesses are exploring the opportunity to harness the Internet of Things (IoT) to protect and track their assets – everything from livestock to plant equipment, shipping containers and vehicles. It’s a valuable new way to manage risk and […]

9th BIT Consulting and Sonatype to help Africa deliver quality software

9th BIT Consulting, specialists in implementing SOA solutions, middleware integration and products, has announced a partnership with Sonatype, the leader in software supply chain automation. Under the terms of the partnership, 9th BIT will serve the African market with Sonatype’s Nexus platform, which empowers developers with precise intelligence about the open source components used to […]

Allied Mobile revamps supply chain with Epicor Analytics

South Africa based Allied Mobile is a cellular product distributor and third-party logistics provider for the mobile telecommunications industry in Africa. Founded in 2003, the company’s total addressable market covers 38 countries across the continent and a population of over 700 million. This has been achieved with mobile vendors like Nokia, Samsung, HTC, LG, Sony, […]

South Africa shipping firm opts for Redstor backup solution

Redstor Backup Pro provides GAC Shipping, South Africa with a safe and convenient way to ensure business continuity and disaster recovery. GAC Shipping has migrated its data backup and recovery requirements to Redstor to ensure its mission-critical information is always available and recoverable in the event of a disaster. About GAC Shipping GAC Shipping is […]