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CRN recognises Dimension Data’s with IoT Innovators award

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Dimension Data, the global IT solutions and services provider, has announced that CRN®, a brand of The Channel Company, has honoured the company with a 2017 IoT Innovators award. CRN’s newest awards programme, IoT Innovators, recognises North American solution providers and systems integrators whose design and implementation of breakthrough solutions place them at the forefront […]


CA Southern Africa’s Automic products are now available in SA

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Following the acquisition of Automic by CA Technologies earlier this year, CA Southern Africa has announced that the company’s products are now available in the South African market. Automic is the global leader in business automation with more than 2,000 clients worldwide. The close of this acquisition represents a significant milestone in CA’s automation strategy […]


Fujitsu and Silver Peak accelerate delivery of SD-WAN services

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Fujitsu Network Communications, Inc. has launched its SD-WAN as a Service (software-defined wide area network), developed for service providers to offer to their enterprise customers. The comprehensive solution combines the Fujitsu SDN/NFV Consulting Service and Managed Network Service with the Silver Peak Unity EdgeConnectSP SD-WAN solution. Instead of spending months designing and implementing their own […]


Datacentrix clinches Huawei Energy Partner of the Year award

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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 […]


Britehouse and SAP to bring SAP S/4HANA Public Cloud to Africa

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Britehouse, a division of Dimension Data, has partnered with SAP to become the largest adopter of SAP S/4 HANA Public Cloud in Africa. As a Gold partner with a deep understanding of the impact and the value of the offering, Britehouse has taken the bold step to implement the new ERP suite across its global […]


ServiceNow survey shows CIOs delivering real value from machine learning

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A new survey from ServiceNow finds that machine learning has arrived in the enterprise, making material contributions to everyday work. To realise its full value, technology leaders must find skilled talent to work side-by-side with machines in addition to redesigning their organisations and processes. For The Global CIO Point of View, ServiceNow surveyed 500 CIOs […]


SITA tech to drive expansion at Ghana’s new international terminal

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SITA is providing its world-class passenger and baggage processing technology as well as its airport management solutions to Ghana’s new terminal 3 at Kotoka International Airport in Accra, helping cement the airport’s position as a vital regional hub. Ghana’s largest airport is expanding its capacity to meet significant growth in international passenger traffic, increasing the […]


Harness the Internet of Things to protect and track your assets

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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 […]


VMware and SAP to accelerate and streamline enterprise IoT initiatives

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VMware, Inc. has announced a collaboration with SAP, aiming to create an integrated Internet of Things (IoT) solution that supports the implementation and management of IoT use cases across devices, infrastructure, edge, cloud and application domains. The goal is to enable fast deployment, scalability and on-schedule execution of IoT projects. In a 2016 study conducted […]


Gartner reveals top predictions for IT organisations and users in 2018

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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 […]


Stixis Technologies and Jidoka to deliver RPA solutions in South Africa

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Stixis Technologies, an IT products and strategic services and consulting enterprise, expands into the robotic process automation global market by signing a collaboration agreement for the implementation of Jidoka robots in the United States, as well as in India and South Africa. Under this partnership agreement, Stixis will deliver state of the art enterprise business […]


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

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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 […]


Vodacom’s IoT division passes three million connections milestone

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Vodacom continues to lead in the Internet of Things (IoT), now connecting more than three million ‘things’ in South Africa and averaging 55,000 new connections per month. Deon Liebenberg, Managing Executive for Vodacom IoT says “Vodacom is pioneering the next wave of connected things in South Africa. It’s worth noting that it took us eight […]


Veeam extends No. 1 availability solutions to Microsoft Azure Stack

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Veeam Software, the Availability for the Always-On Enterprise™ innovator, has announced it’s support for Microsoft Azure Stack. This extends Veeam’s capabilities to provide data protection and availability across Microsoft Azure, and Azure Stack as an extension of Azure, bringing the agility and fast-paced innovation of cloud computing to on-premises environments. Veeam’s support will help organisations […]


Orange Business and Microsoft to boost industrial performance with IoT

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Orange Business Services and Microsoft are collaborating to deliver large-scale, end-to-end Internet of Things (IoT) solutions that boost the digital processes of companies in the manufacturing sector. Enterprises can use the Orange modular IoT solution, Datavenue, strengthened by Microsoft Azure IoT Suite, to transition to Industry 4.0 and optimise the entire manufacturing value chain. Through […]


Jargon is holding businesses back from new tech investment, says Epicor

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With technology jargon constantly changing, business professionals around the world are struggling to gain a proper understanding of the technologies they need to embrace, to shape the future of their businesses. This is one of the findings of a study from Epicor Software Corporation, a global provider of industry-specific enterprise software to promote business growth. […]


BT’s SD-WAN to help businesses drive digital transformation

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BT has launched BT Agile Connect, a new software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) service created for large organisations. Customers using this new service will benefit from far greater control and understanding of their infrastructure and traffic flows, a much faster, simpler and more secure way of setting up new sites, reduced network complexity and lower […]


Agility accelerating enterprise asset management

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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 […]


SystemOne announces four new countries rolling out GxAlert®

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SystemOne, a connected diagnostics company developing data-driven healthcare insight and solutions, announces 4 new GxAlert® implementations in Africa and Eastern Europe. SystemOne develops networking and software solutions to rapidly move and utilise data from infectious disease diagnostics. SystemOne users receive over 40,000 instant alerts from diagnostic devices each month and benefit from a host of […]


Oracle NetSuite expands business operations in South Africa

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Oracle NetSuite, one of the world’s leading providers of cloud-based financials/ERP, HR, Professional Services Automation (PSA) and omnichannel commerce software suites, has announced the expansion of business operations in South Africa. With the support of Oracle’s global resources behind it, NetSuite has added a dedicated sales team and new leadership; new solution provider partners to […]