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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 […]


Isuzu Motors SA extends SAP landscape to drive improved sales

Following General Motors’ divestment from South Africa in 2017, Isuzu Motors South Africa embarked on a Digital Transformation journey that helped it to break down internal silos and gain a real-time view over each customer. Loren Meyer, Department Executive, Information Technology, Isuzu Motors South Africa, explains why the company had to build local capabilities to […]


Coficab standardises its global backup strategy with Veeam

Coficab is a global provider of design, manufacturing and sales of automotive cables and wires. A subsidiary of the Elloumi Group, the company was founded in 1992 by Hichem Elloumi. Recently, the company partnered with Veeam to standardise its backup strategy as it continues modernise its IT infrastructure and enhance operations. Manda Banda finds out […]


EGYPTAIR Tourism and Duty Free Co lands contract with IBM Cloud

EGYPTAIR Tourism and Duty Free Co, has announced a new agreement with IBM to leverage IBM Cloud capabilities to scale and modernise EGYPTAIR Duty Free back-end operations and host its SAP Travel Retail System. By adopting IBM Cloud, EGYPTAIR will also leverage IBM Watson Assistant, an AI virtual agent, to transform their travellers’ shopping experience. […]


Network of choice

As telecommunications operator MTN South Africa continues on the path of innovation in readiness for 5G rollout across South Africa, Intelligent CIO Africa, recently sat with Giovanni Chiarelli, Chief Technology and Information Officer at MTN South Africa, who addressed several new initiatives the telco was rolling out and why MTN remains the network of choice […]


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