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Oriental Weavers rolls out SD-WAN for elevated customer service levels

Egypt-based Oriental Weavers one of the world’s largest carpet producers recently rolled out SD-WAN in record time for elevated customer service levels and reduced operating costs up to 80%. Ahmed Dawood, IT Director, Oriental Weavers group, tells Intelligent CIO Africa why it was important for the company to embark on this project. With a successful […]


Banks across Africa turn to IBM Hybrid Cloud and AI solutions to hasten digital innovation

Africa’s leading banks including EcoBank, Nedbank, Attijariwafa Bank, United Bank of Africa, Co-operative Bank of Kenya and Banco Mais are tapping into IBM technologies to help advance financial inclusion across the continent. Tech giant IBM, has announced that major financial institutions across Africa have selected hybrid cloud and AI capabilities from IBM to unlock digital […]


EG Group drives miles further with Nutanix in the tank

Nutanix, a global provider of hybrid multi-cloud computing solutions, has announced that, following the deployment of Nutanix Cloud Platform across its global network, leading convenience retailer EG Group is already reaping the benefits of that investment and is empowered to implement ambitious plans for further rapid growth. Starting with a single location in 2001, EG […]


Axian Group enhances corporate integrity with Oxalys digital procurement solution

Axian is a pan-African group that operates in five industries with high growth potential, namely real estate, telecoms, finance, energy and, open innovation and FinTech. Philippe Prodhomme, Group CFO, Axian Group, tells Intelligent CIO Africa, why the company recently implemented Oxalys’ Procurement digital solution to ensure integrity of the procurement process and a high level […]


Building a digital ecosystem

Cell C launched its operations across South Africa in 2001, seven years after the launch of the two incumbents, Vodacom and MTN in 1994. Exceptional Quality is the pillar driving network excellence, born out of over 4 billion rand (US$278.1 million) worth of investment in infrastructure over the last two years with an additional 8 […]


Isuzu Motors South Africa protects revenue streams with Veeam

Isuzu Motors South Africa (IMSAF) is an automotive manufacturer and distributor based in Port Elizabeth. Established in 2018, IMSAF is also a wholly owned subsidiary of Isuzu Motors Limited, a global automotive company headquartered in Tokyo. IMSAF employs more than 1,000 people and supports a network of 115 dealers. Recently the company implemented the Veeam […]


Standard Bank seamlessly transitions to cloud

Standard Bank decided to migrate its on-premise Atlassian toolset on to the AWS infrastructure and partnered with Synthesis to ensure best practices were adhered to and a seamless transition was possible.  Challenge A number of significant outages were experienced on this toolset due to the on-premise infrastructure having aged. Users were faced with an increase in […]


ELARABY enhances staff user experience and data optimisation with Riverbed

ELARABY Group is a developer and manufacturer of consumer electronics and home appliances in Egypt, Middle East and Africa. The company’s products are widely accepted in more than 60 countries. The group recently collaborated with Riverbed to boost worker user experience and data optimisation. Medhat ElAraby, Vice President, ELARABY Group, tells Intelligent CIO Africa, why […]


DGB powers sales success with new SAP solution

In the highly competitive wine industry, producing great-tasting wines is not enough to ensure success. Without a super charged sales team, even the best vintage runs the risk of gathering dust in a cellar. For DGB, a timely technology intervention has empowered a high-performance sales team with real-time insights into sales, orders and retail execution. […]


CommScope helps inwi streamline network infrastructure to pave way for 5G

Inwi is a telecommunications company based in Morocco and one of the three major telecoms company in the North African state. The Casablanca headquartered telco is a subsidiary of the SNI group and Kuwaiti Zain group. With more than 50,000 branches, Inwi is the third telecommunications provider in Morocco, after Maroc Telecom and Orange. Recently, […]


Republic Bank Ghana saves US$375,000 CAPEX in one year with Commvault

Ghana-based Republic Bank recently restored data 80% faster and enhanced customer satisfaction by reducing system downtime to zero after it implemented Commvault Complete Data Protection solution. Samuel Dakurah, Head, Technology and Business Systems Support Division, Republic Bank Ghana, tells Intelligent CIO Africa why it was critical for the bank to implement this project. Republic Bank […]


Clientèle Life ensures competitive differentiation with consistent uptime and fast data access using Infinidat

As more and more businesses attempt to scale alongside their Digital Transformation journey, they must implement technology which offers positive results and acts as an enabler. Infinidat has offered Clientèle Life an enterprise storage system which has contributed to the company’s competitive advantage in terms of its storage capabilities. Keith Fagan, Infrastructure Services Manager at […]


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