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Joint-partnership for Africa Peering and Interconnection Forum

The Internet Society and African IXP Association are to hold the Africa Peering and Interconnection Forum (AfPIF). The annual event – which will be held in Cape Town, South Africa from August 21-23 – serves as a platform to expand and develop the African Internet. It connects infrastructure, service and content providers with policymakers to […]

Cloud leader Elingo to raise the bar at MyBroadband Conference 2018

Leading ICT services provider Elingo has announced its bronze sponsorship at the MyBroadband 2018 Cloud Conference. The premier event, which will take place at Gallagher Estate on June 13, will focus on cloud computing, the Internet of Things (IOT), hosting, virtualisation, security and connectivity and is aimed at South Africa’s top cloud and hosting executives […]

Africa Tech Summit offers an insight into technological development

An event in Rwanda will offer an insight into technological developments in the African continent. The Africa Tech Summit Kigali , which takes place on February 14 and 15, will offer networking and business opportunities for African and international tech leaders and investors who want to drive growth in the continent. The two-day event, supported […]

Avaya takes companies beyond digital experience at Cairo ICT 2017

Avaya will demonstrate at Cairo ICT Conference and Exhibition how it is partnering with leading organisations across Egypt and the Middle East and North Africa region to design superior customer experiences that go beyond the digital experience. Alongside key partners, including BTC Networks Egypt, SINA Technology, Telecom Technologies and Mantrac Distribution, Avaya will showcase how […]

AfricaCom Awards winners for 2017 are announced

The 10th AfricaCom Awards held at The Lookout, overlooking the waters of Granger Bay, Cape Town, proved to be a stellar occasion for not only the entrants to this year’s awards, but for AfricaCom itself, celebrating its 20th anniversary. As AfricaCom has grown to embrace all aspects of the digi-sphere, so too have the awards. […]

Africa’s digital inclusivity requires connectivity and accessibility

The Africa Telecommunications Union (ATU) highlighted the importance of connecting rural and remote areas in Africa to economic opportunities at AfricaCom, saying that connectivity, affordability and accessibility are the key areas of focus for Africa’s digital inclusivity and rural network coverage. Speaking at the ICT Africa forum during the premier event, the Secretary General of […]

AfricaCom: know-how is key to driving Africa’s 4th Industrial Revolution

The 20th staging of AfricaCom opened its doors this morning in Cape Town, South Africa, and began to welcome over 13,000 delegates. The biggest Africa-focused technology, media and telecoms (TMT) event in the world, celebrated two decades of bringing the brightest minds in the global TMT sector with the launch of several new exhibits that […]

Boosting customer acquisition in the digital era: Upstream at AfricaCom

Upstream, the leading mobile commerce accelerator in high-growth markets, is exhibiting at AfricaCom 2017 for yet another year. AfricaCom is the continent’s top technology and telecoms conference, inviting industry leaders such as mobile network operators (MNOs) and innovators to discuss and shape Africa’s digital future. AfricaCom is taking place in Cape Town, South Africa, on […]

InfiNet Wireless to showcase its smart city solutions at AfricaCom 2017

InfiNet Wireless, the global leader in fixed broadband wireless connectivity, will showcase its cutting-edge smart city solutions portfolio at AfricaCom 2017, taking place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC), South Africa from 7-9 November 2017. Addressing the mission-critical needs of public security, traffic management and optimisation, remote environmental and health monitoring, InfiNet Wireless’ […]

What not to miss at AfricaCom’s 20th anniversary event this year

The 20th staging of Africa’s largest and most influential technology, media and telecommunications event, AfricaCom, is almost here. Kicking off at the greatly extended Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) from Tuesday 7 November, AfricaCom will welcome over 13,000 delegates, some 400 exhibitors and as many speakers as well as a large contingent of local […]

Datacentrix and clients win four Pan-African OpenText Awards

Datacentrix, a provider of high performing and secure ICT solutions, and three of its flagship clients have netted four of the six OpenText Digiruption Indaba awards for 2017. This impressive haul confirms Datacentrix’s unparalleled depth of understanding, not only of OpenText’s Enterprise Information Management (EIM) tools, but also in integrating OpenText into SAP-based enterprise software. […]

Intrapreneurship will play a critical role in Africa’s future

Industries are being disrupted one by one and as a result, business environments are constantly changing. Those that are embracing change and looking for ways to innovate faster and better are succeeding. Those that don’t, are struggling. And, intrapreneurship is playing a critical role here. Speaking at the first local Intrapreneurship Conference in Cape Town, […]

IT cannot be developed in silos: NITDA at GITEX 2017

At GITEX 2017, Intelligent CIO Africa caught up with NITDA’s Director General/CEO, Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, to discuss the importance of Nigeria’s participation at the event and the current forecast for Nigeria’s tech development. Q: Tell us a bit about NITDA. A: NITDA is an acronym of National Information Technology Development Agency. It is the […]

Datacentrix clinches Huawei Energy Partner of the Year award

Datacentrix, a provider of high performing and secure ICT solutions, has been honoured with the ‘Huawei Energy Partner of the Year’ award. Datacentrix, which attained its certification as Huawei Gold Partner late last year, has also earned its status as a Certified Service Partner with a specialisation in network energy, covering the full range of […]

Gartner reveals top predictions for IT organisations and users in 2018

Gartner, Inc. has revealed its top predictions for 2018 and beyond. Gartner’s top predictions will enable organisations to move beyond thinking about mere notions of technology adoption to focus on the issues that surround what it really means to be human in the digital world. “Technology-based innovation is arriving faster than most organisations can keep […]

Agility accelerating enterprise asset management

In the world of enterprise applications, the most effective solution is usually bestowed upon the largest organisation with the biggest budget. Yet, these applications are the engine room of all organisations, regardless of their size. Without effective solutions, businesses suffer from a lack of agility, responsiveness and flexibility, hindering management’s ability to make fast, sound […]

Zebra Technologies presents the ‘Intelligent Enterprise’ at GITEX 2017

Zebra Technologies Corporation, the market leader in rugged mobile computers, barcode scanners and barcode printers enhanced with software and services to enable real time enterprise visibility, will be showcasing its wider portfolio for the retail, transport, manufacturing and healthcare industries at GITEX on 8-12 October (booth A5-6). Zebra’s cutting-edge solutions allow businesses to capitalise on […]

Acquisitions, AI and digital transformation at Infor Next 2017

Contrary to the predictions of the futuristic movies of the 80s, the ‘rise of the machines’ will not be the downfall of mankind, but rather deliver the business application support system that drives greater efficiencies with more intelligence, less error and greater data control. As enterprise software continues to evolve, the introduction of mainstream artificial […]

IDC to explore MEA digital transformation landscape at IT Forum 2017

International Data Corporation’s annual IT Forum roadshow continues to grow from strength to strength, with the global technology events, research, and consulting firm adding an additional three cities for this year’s edition. With events having already taken place in Abidjan, Dakar, Cairo, Amman, and Kuwait, the IT Forum 2017 is scheduled for a total of […]

Epicor to showcase suite of cloud-ready, vertical-focused ERP solutions at GITEX 2017

Epicor Software Corporation, a global provider of industry-specific enterprise software to promote business growth, has announced its participation at the 37th edition of GITEX Technology Week, to be held at the Dubai World Trade Center, 8-12 October, 2017. The company will use GITEX as a platform to showcase its range of global enterprise resource planning […]