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Ekso Bionics aids patient recovery with Vodafone

Many people who suffer from a stroke or spinal cord injury face a long road to recovery lasting months or years, with a goal of restoring functionality and returning to their community. This can be devastating, not only for the person injured but also for their family and friends. Swifter recovery, along with quantified feedback […]

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 […]

Cathy Smith appointed the new Managing Director at SAP Africa

SAP Africa has appointed Cathy Smith as Managing Director. Smith has more than 25 years of leadership and technology experience and is the first female leader of SAP Africa. “Africa is on the cusp of exponential growth and development enabled by digital technologies,” said Steve Tzikakis, Regional President for EMEA South at SAP. “As one […]

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 […]

Enterprise applications company IFS appoints Darren Roos as new CEO

Global enterprise applications company IFS has hired Darren Roos as its new Chief Executive Officer. The appointment will be effective from April 1 and follows the retirement of Alastair Sorbie. Roos is a proven enterprise software leader, with a track-record for establishing and scaling global software businesses. Most recently, he was President of SAP’s Cloud […]

Emergence of an open solutions ethos in the digital age

As with any technological development, views towards open-source have evolved. Muggie van Staden, MD of Obsidian Systems, says that businesses need to be flexible to remain relevant and competitive. Most organisations across industry sectors have already adopted some form of open-source mentality. Whether that derives from focusing on open source technologies, or implementing new solutions […]

Velocity Group brings customers a focus on security with Check Point partnership

The Velocity Group is adding Check Point Software to a list of vendors. It means that the specialist South African ICT partner will be able to provide more than 400 mid-market customers access to a host of security solutions that specifically address changing security needs. “With its multi-level architecture approach to security, its focus on […]

Veeam Availability Orchestrator ensures disaster recovery compliance

Veeam Software has announced the general availability of Veeam Availability Orchestrator, the newest addition to the Veeam Availability Platform, which enables enterprises to ensure business continuity and disaster recovery (BC/DR) compliance. Most DR failures can be tracked back to outdated and untested plans. The rapidly increasing rate of business and technology changes makes it critical […]