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Coficab standardises its global backup strategy with Veeam

To consolidate its status as an international company, Tunisia-based Coficab wanted to homogenise its IT infrastructure and standardise its backup strategy across all its 13 production sites to improve management efficiency and ensure data integrity and availability, a crucial element for the company’s production activity. The business challenge“One in five cars in the world is […]


Leading Kenyan school plugs the COVID-19 learning gap with Avaya Spaces

As over 17 million students across Kenya face a third month of being locked out of classrooms, the country’s leading schools are turning to video collaboration technologies from Avaya to ensure that their students can continue learning.   Following the launch of the Avaya Spaces video collaboration app in Kenya – with the solution offered […]


Curro schools continue to put learners at heart of education

The harsh reality of Digital Transformation means companies and organisations will be left behind if they do not conform and adapt their technology offerings. Curro realised it needed to bring its curriculum to life, digitally. Riaan Vlok, Head of IT at Curro Holdings, tells us how its virtualised data centre now helps the institution to […]


Commercial Bank of Africa revolutionises mobile banking with Fiorano

With the Commercial Bank of Africa launching its mobile service M-Shwari, it found its core banking systems infrastructure did not support an effective integration. With the bank needing a way to integrate its core banking applications with other enablers it turned to Fiorano. Following the successful deployment of core banking integration, M-Shwari logs 40,000 customers […]


The game changer for South Africa’s oldest bank

First National Bank (FNB) is the oldest bank in South Africa and one of the country’s ‘big four’ financial institutions. It is a division of FirstRand Limited, a large financial services conglomerate, which trades on the Johannesburg Securities Exchange under the symbol FSR. FNB is also listed on the Botswana Stock Exchange under the symbol […]


SAP and Converge Solutions deliver powerful healthcare solution for African hospitals

Namibia is one of the countries benefitting from a SAP solution from Converge that is delivering a powerful healthcare solution for African hospitals. The most recent client that has implemented Converge’s SAP solution is Fresenius Medical Care, which has deployed it as a key building block in enabling its World Class Patient Experience vision. The […]


SentinelOne protects the Automobile Association of South Africa

The Automobile Association of South Africa selects SentinelOne to prevent ransomware with Artificial Intelligence.


University of Pretoria uses Blackboard Collaborate to support staff and students

The University of Pretoria is using Blackboard Collaborate to support teaching and learning and administrative tasks during the closure of the university. The shutdown of South Africa’s institutions of higher learning is not a new phenomenon, with the country having experienced several severe interruptions to its university academic programmes in recent memory. During these periods […]


Sasfin integrates Synthesis Finsurv reporting into its new Calypso suite

When Sasfin, an independent banking and financial services group based in Johannesburg, needed to ensure continued compliance with the South African Reserve Bank’s (SARB) Finsurv reporting regulations it deployed Synthesis tXstream Finsurv. The benefits of this mission-critical solution have included automated compliance support, more efficient reporting processes and increased accuracy. When Sasfin replaced its legacy […]


SilverBridge partners with Hollard Botswana to assist with cloud migration

Hollard has modernised its operations by partnering with SilverBridge and migrating its Exergy solution to Microsoft Azure, as the independent insurer focuses on embracing emerging technologies to help position the business for a digital world. Previously, Hollard Botswana used an on-premises solution that ran independently from Hollard International. But as digitalisation is accelerating globally to […]


Genghis Capital’s cloud-first business model ensures it weathers business disruption

Foresight has future-proofed Kenyan financial services business and enabled the company to continue to innovate throughout movement constraints on business during the current health crisis. Jeremiah Chunge Munyasa, Head of Alternative Channels and Technology at Genghis Capital, says: “With data residing on the cloud, backups are also stored there including another copy at our off-site […]


Natsure reinvents data warehouse environment with Decision Inc

Specialist underwriting management agency, Natsure, has contracted Decision Inc. to transform its ineffective data warehouse solution with one that integrates more effectively with its business processes and delivers accurate reports. Natsure is an underwriting management agency specialising in several niche business-to-business areas of insurance such as aviation, heavy commercial vehicles, lifestyle, personal accident and renewable […]


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