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Cloud meets cloud in perfect disaster recovery solution for ACS

To enable effective disaster recovery for its own business and to extend the service to its customers, ACS, a division of Altron, has added another cloud to its mix by deploying DR-as-a-Service with VMware vCloud Availability into a VMware Cloud Provider Partner (VCPP). ACS was formed in 1993 and is a leading player in the […]


DCT improves operational efficiency and security with InfiNet Wireless

Opened in December 2008, Doraleh Container Terminal (DCT) is the most technologically advanced container terminal and the second largest (by capacity) on the African continent. The most significant characteristics of this port include a 1.6 million 20-foot equivalent unit (or TEU) cargo handling capacity, more than 1,000 metres of quay length, eight Super Post Panamax […]


Assmang opts for mobile data centre with Datacentrix at Khumani Mine

Mining organisation, Assmang, is rolling out a ground-breaking mobile data centre solution at its Khumani Iron Ore Mine in the Northern Cape province to meet its fast-growing information storage requirements. The solution was proposed, designed and deployed by Infrasol, Datacentrix’s infrastructure design and deployment business unit. Ferdi Kirsten, Manager: Information Technology at Assmang Khumani, explains […]


flyEgypt selects PAYFORT as its payment provider

Egypt’s hybrid airline flyEgypt has selected PAYFORT’s innovative payment services to offer more payment options and an enhanced booking experience for passengers. PAYFORT, an Amazon company, has announced that flyEgypt, a Cairo based hybrid airline chose PayFort’s payment services to scale its business faster, supporting its expansion and companywide innovation and to deliver payment experiences […]


Diamond-rich capital of Eastern Sierra Leone deploys InfiNet’s wireless solutions

InfiNet Wireless has helped to create a reliable backbone network to increase capacity and deliver faster wireless connectivity. Koidu is the capital and largest city of the diamond-rich Kono District in the Eastern Province of Sierra Leone. The fourth largest city in Sierra Leone by population and home to one of the largest pit diamond […]


LanDynamix provides wireless expertise for St Benedict’s

St Benedict’s Catholic School for Boys has a reputation as one of the top schools in South Africa, not least for the effective use it makes of technology to enhance both the teaching and learning experiences. With help from long-standing IT service provider, LanDynamix, the school has implemented a state-of-the-art wireless capability on its extensive […]


V&A Waterfront takes next step in intelligent security

The Victoria & Alfred (V&A) Waterfront in Cape Town is a global landmark, attracting millions of locals, tourists and business visitors to South Africa’s Mother City annually. Attracting over 24 million people a year, the 123-hectare mixed-use development is home to residential and commercial properties, including hotels, retail districts, dining, leisure and entertainment facilities as […]


CommScope delivers site-sharing solutions to Tunisia’s largest wireless carrier

Rooftops and towers are already overloaded but need to implement site sharing solutions to expedite network improvements for meeting connectivity demands.  Ooredoo Tunisia executed a successful trial using a CommScope 900 MHz low-loss combiner (LLC) for site sharing between Ooredoo and another carrier, swapping out a hybrid 3 dB combiner with the LLC 900 unit. […]


Digitising the automobile of South Africa’s legacy systems

The Automobile Association of South Africa (AA SA) faced mounting costs from a legacy communications system, in addition to requiring an omni-channel solution that enabled easy integration into existing communication channels. Itec developed an easy-to-implement and cost-effective solution using the Mitel communications system AA SA mandated Itec to transform their existing legacy communications contact centre […]


El Sewedy Egypt goes international with Oracle Cloud

El Sewedy CIO Abdel Aziz Kamel shares how the 80-plus-entities company went live with Oracle HCM in five months.


LanDynamix helps Bigen leverage the power of VoI

LanDynamix has implemented a voice-over-Internet-protocol (VoIP) solution for Bigen Group’s Bloemfontein office, which is expected to reduce telephone costs by up to 50%. However, according to Mark Oakes, IT Manager at Bigen, cost savings cannot come at the expense of quality. “Bigen believes strongly in the continuing power of personal communication when dealing with clients […]


TFG Group sees significant improvement in performance and availability

As one of South Africa’s leading retailers, the TFG Group needed a robust storage infrastructure to guarantee high-performance and 24/7 availability of applications for forecasting and customer management. By partnering with Pure Storage, TFG now has a modern storage infrastructure that is reliable and offers sub-millisecond latencies. In addition, with the Pure Evergreen Storage business […]


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