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DFC and Shell Foundation partner to accelerate access to renewable energy

US-based Development Finance Corporation (DFC) and Shell Foundation have released details about their collaboration, which aims to provide affordable renewable energy in Africa and Asia. According to the two entities, the project will assist millions of people living in low-income areas by 2025. Dev Jagadesan, Acting CEO, DFC, explained how the collaboration would work and […]

The race to Digital Transformation with Micro Focus

More than 40,000 customers worldwide are partnering with Micro Focus to power their digital transformation—to deliver at high speed with low risk, simplify their IT transformation, secure what matters most, and analyze in time to act.

Mainframe: Making powerful innovation possible

CA Southern Africa has revealed how modern toolsets, agile and DevSecOps can increase an organisation’s innovation velocity and enable the delivery of new Mainframe services to customers. According to Dolf Snyman, Account Director, CA Southern Africa, CA solutions support DevSecOps on the Mainframe empowering development teams to work across silos and use a common set […]

KnowBe4 Research: 76% of staff are likely to reuse passwords

In a recent study by KnowBe4 Research, only 24% of employees save their passwords. This suggest that many employees reuse their passwords. “Using the same, simple password at multiple locations makes you easier prey for hackers”, warned Kai Roer, Managing Director, KnowBe4 Research. KnowBe4 Research evaluates organisations’ security culture and has analysed the responses of […]

Jaguar Racing welcomes Micro Focus as official technical partner

Jaguar Racing has announced that it has partnered with one of the world’s largest enterprise software providers, Micro Focus, ahead of the lights going green on season seven of the ABB FIA Formula E World Championship. Joining as the team’s official Digital Transformation, business resiliency and analytics partner, Micro Focus will provide support to Jaguar […]

TigerGraph raises US$105 million to accelerate graph analytics

TigerGraph, a provider of graph analytics platform, has announced it has raised US$105 million in Series C funding, the largest funding round to date within the graph database and analytics market. According to the company, the round was led by Tiger Global and brings TigerGraph’s total funding raised to over US$170 million. The investment reflects […]

South Africa’s Skynamo acquires UK-based mSeller

Skynamo, a provider of field sales management technology, has acquired UK mobile field sales technology provider, mSeller in a deal the company said is aimed at growing its market share in the UK. The acquisition of mSeller comes a year after Skynamo secured US$30 million in funding from US-based software investment firm, Five Elms Capital, […]

Sasol fuels supply chain efficiency with SAP Ariba deployment

Successfully navigating a business through uncertain times requires that decision-makers have full visibility over every aspect of the business in order to make accurate, informed decisions. For one of South Africa’s largest global organisations, decentralised and siloed procurement systems and processes across multiple business units left it blind and lacking the visibility it needed to […]

Aura builds world’s first WhatsApp security chatbot in partnership with Tracker

Aura, one of South Africa’s leading security and medical response platforms has launched the world’s first WhatsApp security chatbot in partnership with Tracker, one of the country’s most trusted names in stolen vehicle recovery. Powered by Aura, Tracker’s unique Tracker CareGuard service offers rapid mobile emergency response anywhere, anytime within South Africa. The new cutting-edge […]

CorporateStack enters into a strategic partnership with BasharSoft

CorporateStack, a software company that digitally transforms businesses through its diverse solutions, has announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with BasharSoft, a technology firm specialised in developing innovative web-based online employment marketplaces and platforms in Egypt and the broader Middle East. BasharSoft owns and operates WUZZUF, an online recruitment platform for professionals […]

Nokia VP on how SD-WAN enables secure Digital Transformation and SASE

As enterprises continue their Digital Transformation efforts, they are increasingly looking for tools that enable their cloud journeys to be both simple and secure. Roque Lozano, Vice President of IP & Optics for Middle East and Africa at Nokia, tells us about the benefits of SD-WAN, how it is enabling the age of Secure Access […]

Why the Middle East and Africa are at the forefront of data centre transformation

As the data centre industry rapidly evolves, we must consider the driving factors behind the change in order to continue at pace. Ehab Kanary, Vice President of Enterprise Infrastructure for the Middle East and Africa at CommScope, considers some of the hallmarks for data centre change this year. End-user spending on global data centre infrastructure is projected […]

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