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Leaderex drives digital transformation agenda for 2018 summit

Leaderex, Africa’s largest gathering of business leaders, professionals and entrepreneurs, returns Johannesburg next month. Building on a successful debut in 2015, the organisers, Leader.co.za, in association with the JSE and leading think tanks, will host 250 masterclasses at Sandton Convention Centre on September 4. It will explore Digital Transformation, including agile leadership, innovation, fintech and […]


Elingo congratulates fellow industry leader MiWay on PureConnect Award

Johannesburg-based ICT and premise and cloud solutions leader Elingo has congratulated congratulates its client and short-term insurance innovation leader MiWay Insurance Limited on winning the Genesys: PureConnect Innovation Award 2018. The awards formed part of the G-Summit Johannesburg 2018, a flagship African digital transformation event for all Genesys customers and partners in South East Africa. […]


Fak’ugesi African Digital Residency announces line-up of artists

The Fak’ugesi Digital Africa Residency, a creative residency to support young digital creatives and innovators, has announced its fifth and most expansive artist’s residency that takes place from today (August 8) until September 9. First established in 2014, the Residency this year includes artists from Cairo, New Delhi and Geneva, together with an artist from […]


Siemon partners with IDC for cloud and data centre roadshow series

Siemon, a leading global network infrastructure specialist, has announced it is partnering with International Data Corporation (IDC), a global leader in the provision of market intelligence, ICT events and advisory services, as part of a roadshow of events tailored for data centre professionals. The Cloud and Datacenter Roadshow takes place in eight strategically selected cities, […]


Genesys recognises customer experience pioneers in South Africa

Genesys, an international leader in omnichannel customer experience and contact centre solutions, has officially recognised leading customer experience innovators at the 2018 Genesys Customer and Partner Awards for South Africa and East Africa. The awards were presented at G-Summit South Africa, a Genesys customer and partner event that forms part of the global G-Summit series. […]


Paving the way to a brighter future for small businesses in SA

This week’s 10th BRICS Summit in Johannesburg highlights the growing opportunities for South Africa’s Small and Medium Businesses to export their goods and services to emerging market peers such as Brazil, Russia, India and China. Pieter Bensch, Executive Vice President, Africa & Middle East at Sage, says that, paired with South Africa’s support for the African Continental […]


Leaders in AI to gather at largest Pan-African AI community Expo

AI Expo Africa is building the largest inclusive Pan-African AI Community to lead the Fourth Industrial Revolution on the continent. The Expo & Conference to be held from September 9 to 11 will showcase African AI talent and provide free skills development workshops from the likes of Intel for young engineers, data scientists, students and entrepreneurs. […]


Spearheading local IoT innovation thanks to entrepreneurship programme

SqwidNet, the licensed Sigfox IoT network operator in South Africa, recently hosted the finale of its first entrepreneurship programme called (IoT)E– IoT to the powe.r of E The objective is to enable entrepreneurs to enter the world of the Internet of Things (IoT) and become part of the broader ecosystem. “The success of IoT hinges […]


Seraphere to be launched at the 2018 Cloud Conference

The first South African white label carrier-agnostic cloud PBX platform is to be launched at the 2018 Cloud Conference. Seraphere is a locally developed business telephone platform for resellers that service businesses of all sizes. It boasts a full extensive range of features and customers have freedom to choose any broadband provider. Euphoria CEO George […]


Supply chain is about service first, says Strato IT Group expert

It has been four decades since South Africa hosted its first supply chain conference, SAPICS. Since then, there has been significant innovation, leading to evolutionary trends and a change in approach. Cassie Lessing, MD, Strato IT Group, a mobile business solutions provider, says that the majority of today’s industries are driven not just by technology […]


Elingo confirms gold sponsorship at G-Summit Johannesburg 2018

Leading ICT and cloud solutions provider Elingo has confirmed its gold sponsorship of the forthcoming G-Summit Johannesburg 2018, the flagship African digital transformation event for all Genesys customers and partners in South East Africa. G-Summit Johannesburg 2018 is scheduled for July 17 at The Forum, Bryanston. The event will provide thought leaders, partners and industry […]


Trackmatic simplifies inbound yard execution management

Trackmatic, innovative provider of disruptive tech solutions to the supply chain and logistics industry, is presenting its market-leading inbound yard execution management solution at the 40th Annual SAPICS conference, to be held in Cape Town from June 10 to 13. The solution, Link, is designed to enable simple and efficient inbound logistics. It is both […]


Paper to be presented about requirement of PoPI Act and GDPR

A member of the Information Regulator will be presenting a paper to help shed light on the requirement of Protection of Personal Information Act 2013 (PoPI) and General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Sizwe Snail ka Mtuze will help business owners understand how European law will affect South African companies and it will also enable them […]


SearchInform holds road show in South Africa

Information security experts as well as top managers and executives were among those to attend SearchInform’s road show, themed Money Loss Prevention: futuristic security, in South Africa. The company entered the South African market in March 2018 and has immediately engaged businesses to showcase its solutions. The company offers a fresh perspective on cybersecurity, replacing a […]


Siemens wins Digital Solutions of the Year Award at Africa Utility Week

Siemens has won the Digital Solutions of the Year Award for its South Africa headquarters microgrid project at the Africa Utility Week Industry Awards that took place in Cape Town. The traditional power grid provides reliable power most of the time, but when natural disasters or security breaches threaten the grid, the ensuring blackouts can […]


‘Protecting the Human Point’ paper to be presented at summit

Today, the traditional security perimeter has dissolved, primarily because of two changes within the enterprise – the rise of the mobile employee and the wide scale adoption of cloud services. This means that security professionals can no longer take a threat-centric approach, but must be prepared to respond to and manage threats which could already […]


Secure access control to be demonstrated by dormakaba at trade show

Smart and secure access solutions partner dormakaba South Africa has confirmed it will participate in the next Hotel Show Africa trade show at Gallagher Convention Centre in Johannesburg from June 24 to 26. Hotel Show Africa is an opportunity for dormakaba to display its best-of-breed smart access and workforce management solutions. The company has established […]


Datacentrix receives Project of the Year Award from Veeam Software

Datacentrix, a provider of high performing and secure ICT solutions, has received the 2017 Most Significant Project of the Year Award from Veeam® Software, the Availability for the Always-On Enterprise™ innovator. It recognises South African Veeam ProPartners and Veeam Cloud & Service Provider (VCSP) partners who have not only demonstrated success in providing Veeam Availability […]


Impact of cryptocurrencies on financial services and security

No one really knows what the future holds, especially when it comes to threatening or enhancing security around current financial services systems. OneChannel CEO Bernard Ford will be presenting a paper, entitled Impact of Cryptocurrencies on Financial Services and Security at the upcoming Digitisation & Cyber Security Conference 2018 taking place at the Indaba Hotel, […]


IFS Applications 10 and IFS Maintenix Fleet Planner launched

Global enterprise applications company IFS, which has a location in South Africa has unveiled some new solutions at the IFS World Conference in Atlanta. IFS Applications 10 is the new version of IFS’ enterprise applications suite and is built to help customers capitalize on disruptive industry needs, such as automation, connected devices (IoT) and servitisation. […]