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Nokia and Orange to roll out 4G LTE in seven African countries

A Nokia single radio access network is being rolled out in seven African countries in a three-year modernisation project to prepare the launch of 4G services. To facilitate the deployment, Nokia has set up a dedicated West and Central Africa Support Centre for Orange. Around 11,000 radio sites will be modernised in Egypt, Ivory Coast, […]

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 […]

Temenos welcome financial leaders at Bank to the Future forum

Temenos, a software specialist for banking and finance, welcomed the leaders that are driving real change across the industry in Africa at the Bank of the Future forum yesterday. The event took place at the Sofitel Hotel Ivoire in Abidjan, Ivory Coast and focused on software solutions for the digital future of financial services. According […]

Condyn partners with Russian developer to safeguard South African market

The Russian developer of information security systems will be represented in South Africa, with partnerships being established further afield in Africa. SearchInform has signed a partnership agreement with Condyn, a local provider of information and security solutions located in Centurion. The new partnership will lift the profile of the SearchInform product portfolio, including SearchInform DLP […]

Attivo Networks achieves record results in 2017 with more than 300% revenue growth

Attivo Networks, a leader in deception solutions for cybersecurity defence, has announced record-breaking results for 2017 and continued market momentum generated by increasing global demand for its deception-based threat detection and response solutions. The company achieved record revenue for both the full year and in the fourth quarter with increased adoption in energy, financial, government, […]

BIM compliant solutions essential for dormakaba South Africa

Dormakaba South Africa, an internationally recognised provider of smart and secure access solutions, says its product data is readily available to be imported and is compliant with the building information modelling (BIM) process in the construction section. This enables professionals to plan, build and maintain buildings with greater efficiency using a secure, and customisable product […]

GSMA Global Mobile Award for Eseye connected IoT solution

Eseye has announced that eWATERpay’s IoT deployment has won the Outstanding Mobile Contribution to the UN Sustainable Development Goals in this year’s Global Mobile Awards (GLOMOs). Presented at the GSMA Mobile World Congress in Barcelona by hosts Suzi Perry and Ortis Deley, the GLOMOs showcase companies and individuals that are driving innovation in the rapidly […]

ALTEN Africa Completes Financing of Solar PV Plant in Namibia

ALTEN Africa has completed the financing of what will be one of the biggest photovoltaic solar power plants in Namibia and Sub Sahara Africa. Located in the area around Mariental, the installed capacity will be 45.5 MWp for an output of 37 MWac, an investment forecast of US$70 million and a useful life of over 25 years. […]

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. […]

Egypt launches digital forensic lab to combat software piracy

The Government of Egypt has announced that it is setting up a specialised digital forensic lab for intellectual property as part of its enforcement schemes of combating software piracy. The new lab, the first of its kind in the MENA region, is mainly designed to resolve business software and internet-based piracy cases. It authentically recovers […]

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 […]

Gartner awards high product scores to CA Technologies

CA Technologies has received the highest product scores for both the continuous testing and API/web service testing use cases in Gartner’s Critical Capabilities for Software Test Automation  report. Gartner’s research assessed 10 software test automation tools for five uses cases – two of which CA achieved the highest score, as well as the second highest score […]

Internet of Things Innovation Centre launched at Queen’s College Lagos

Queen’s College Lagos has become the third Unity School to launch the Internet of Things (IoT) Innovation Centre, which is being powered by the Unites Cisco Networking Academy. It joined the Federal Science and Technical College (FSTC), Yaba and the Federal Government Girls’ College (FGGC), Bwari, as the three schools with centres where pupils can […]

Trackmatic proves the case for Driver-Led Visibility at Eurasiayan Supply Chain and Logistics Forum

The CEO of Trackmatic will showcase how the transportation and logistics industry can transform operations by blending people at the 2018 Eurasiayan Supply Chain and Logistics Forum. The solution, according to David Slotow, is to empower the driver and turn the person who sits behind the wheel into the solution. “Individuals and businesses expect their […]

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 […]

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 […]

Networks Unlimited links up with Carbon Black as Value-Added Distributor

Networks Unlimited has joined the Carbon Black partner programme as a Value-Added Distributor (VAD). Carbon Black is a leader in next-generation end-point security and the partnership will see Networks Unlimited become one of its Solutions Provider Partners. It will enhance its extensive cyber security offering with Carbon Black’s suite of best-in-class next generation end-point security solutions […]

Pure Storage expert: Improving patient outcomes with AI and Advanced Analytics

Across the globe, healthcare providers are facing the same three questions. How do we improve patient care? With growing populations, how can we help more people? Christian Putz, Director, Emerging, EMEA, Pure Storage, asks how this can be achieved especially with budgets under pressure. Finding a solution to these questions is increasingly reliant on technology. […]

Annual report highlights critical security issues facing network operators

The security division of NETSCOUT has released its 13th Annual Worldwide Infrastructure Security Report (WISR) that offers direct insights into the most critical security challenges facing today’s network operators. The report from Arbor Networks covers a variety of topics, from attack trends to SDN/NFV and IPv6 adoption, to key organisational issues such as incident response […]

South Atlantic Cable System makes landfall on Brazilian coast

Telecommunuications multinational Angola Cables has reported that the South Atlantic Cable System (SACS) has made landfall at Fortaleza on the Brazilian coast. Its arrival is an important strategic milestone for the company, Angola and Africa because it will be the first direct link between the Americas and the African continent, offering faster routing with higher […]