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Five things to look for in a payments provider

By taking advantage of online shopping, more people are building websites to sell goods online – but do they know which payments partner to choose? Joshua Shimkin, Head of SME Growth & Marketing at Peach Payments, shares his insights. There can be no doubt that e-commerce is on the rise, initially spurred on by people […]


Banque Misr ensures banking Business Continuity and digital employee engagement

Banque Misr, one of Egypt’s largest banks, has announced a Digital Transformation partnership with global technology company SAP in support of Egypt Vision 2030, for Business Continuity and employee engagement during and post-COVID-19. Egypt is one of Africa’s fastest-growing banking markets and the country’s rapid growth is fuelling an increase in its retail banking market. […]


South African companies ignore junior tech talent at their peril

It may be time for hiring managers to relook the qualifications they require when recruiting technical skill, according to OfferZen. Businesses that diversify their talent pipeline to include both university and bootcamp graduates stand a better chance of finding software engineers with scarce skills. It may be time for hiring managers to relook the qualifications […]


Ghabbour Auto partners with Riverbed to enhance digital app performance for staff

Riverbed has announced that Ghabbour Auto (GB Auto), an automotive company in the Middle East and non-bank financial services (NBFS) provider in Egypt, has chosen Riverbed SaaS Accelerator, Riverbed Client Accelerator, and Riverbed SteelHead within the Riverbed Acceleration portfolio to enhance the performance of its hybrid network and mission-critical applications for its 54 subsidiaries, located […]


Are we witnessing an Edge explosion?

Edge Computing is a transformational reality and will be responsible for shaping technology operations well into the future. Andy Connor, EMEA Channel Director, Subzero Engineering, outlines the ‘Edge explosion’ and examines the crucial role of the modular, micro data centre in delivering Digital Transformation. The idea of delivering IT resources close to the point of […]


Vantage Data Centers enters Power Purchase Agreement with SolarAfrica

Vantage Data Centers – a leading global provider of hyperscale data centre campuses – has announced it has entered into a 20-year Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with SolarAfrica, a pioneer in South Africa’s solar energy financing. This agreement will enable Vantage to supplement the local grid that powers the company’s Johannesburg (JNB1) data centre campus […]


Rack Centre becomes one of the first IFC EDGE certified data centres in EMEA

Rack Centre, an Actis majority-owned data centre and a leading carrier-neutral Tier III data centre in West Africa, has become one of the first International Finance Corporation (IFC) EDGE certified data centres in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.  This prestigious green building certification recognises the significant savings the centre will achieve in energy and […]


Datacentrix bolsters collaboration with IBM by deepening competencies in data management and integration skills

Datacentrix provides ICT integration services and solutions to South African organisations, ensuring their success and sustainability into the digital age. The company’s approach is to partner with its customers, equipping them with valuable insight and helping to align their ICT undertakings with their business strategy. The company has partnered with IBM PartnerWorld an organisation that […]


Veeam bolsters team with John Jester’s appointment as chief revenue officer

Veeam Software, a backup, recovery and data management solutions provider that delivers modern data protection, has announced that it has appointed John Jester as Chief Revenue Officer (CRO). Jester will lead Veeam’s go-to-market growth strategy and help build upon Veeam’s position as a leading provider of Modern Data Protection solutions, spanning cloud, virtual, physical, hybrid, […]


Smollan acquires Argility Technology Group

The Argility Technology Group (ATG) has announced an exciting business development as it becomes part of global enterprise – the Smollan Group – an intelligent commerce solutions business, driving sustainable growth and operational excellence. Smollan has acquired ATG from Capital Eye Investments – a private equity and venture capital company that invests in technology driven […]


DP World launches e-commerce platform DUBUY.com in Tanzania

DP World recently announced the launch of its wholesale e-commerce platform DUBUY.com in Tanzania. The online marketplace will give Tanzanian businesses better access to international markets. It will also provide a more secure and reliable supply chain, through DP World’s worldwide ports and logistics network. The latest expansion of DUBUY.com follows launches in Kenya and […]


Cellulant partners with NALA to power low-cost cross-border payments

NALA, a Tanzania based FinTech, has teamed up with Cellulant, a pan-African payments company, to power remittance payments from the United Kingdom and United States into Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania and Ghana. Besides Official Direct Assistance (ODA), remittances make up the second-largest source of external resources for Sub-Saharan Africa. The partnership between Cellulant and NALA […]


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