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Alteryx appoints new CEO to accelerate automation agenda

Alteryx, a provider of analytic process automation (APA) solutions, has announced that Mark Anderson, a current member of Alteryx’s Board of Directors, has been appointed to succeed Dean Stoecker, Alteryx’s Co-founder, Chairman and current CEO, as the company’s CEO. Anderson has a proven track record guiding enterprise technology organisations as they grow and scale, including […]

Excel introduces Enbeam Blown Fiber

Excel, the copper and optical fiber cabling infrastructure provider, has announced the launch of its Enbeam Blown Fiber Solution with immediate effect.   The system includes a range of microducts from single to multiway in designs suitable for either internal or external applications, complemented with Enhanced Fiber Performance Units (EPFU) of 4 through to 12 fiber in […]

Digital Forum: Future-proofing your data security strategy for 2021

Ensuring their organisation has a robust data security strategy in place should be a top priority for modern CIOs. But how can this be effectively achieved? In our recent Digital Forum, Intelligent CIO Africa’s Jess Phillips was joined by Adam Rosen, Vice President, Product Strategy, Stealthbits; Daniel Wright, Regional Sales Manager MEA, Stealthbits; Sayed Mabrouk, […]

Road to sustainable energy recovery with smart and green power

Allen Li, Vice President, Smart PV Business, Global Sales and Service at Huawei, shares some insights on energy recovery plans post-COVID-19 with intelligent technologies and green energy sources, and introduces Huawei’s latest smart and green power use cases. Though faced with a grim economic outlook post-COVID-19, it also provides an opportunity for countries around the […]

Lenovo expert on optimising infrastructure investments with a successful cloud strategy

As organisations across the region accelerate their Digital Transformation strategies, many are exploring how best to optimise their investments in infrastructure. Jim Holland, Regional Director for Lenovo DCG, tells us how customer requirements have changed in recent months, as well as how the company is supporting its customers to build a successful cloud strategy. Can […]

Proofpoint expert on taking a people-centric approach to email protection

Email remains the top initial threat vector of choice for most malicious actors which means it’s crucial that organisations pay close attention to keeping their email gateways secure. Emile Abou Saleh, Regional Leader – Middle East, Turkey & Africa, tells us about the importance of human behaviour in preventing these types of attacks and offers […]

Ensuring reliable network connectivity with high availability load balancing

As enterprises become further dependent on the Internet to get business done, the threat of downtime can become a competitive disadvantage. Direct financial losses are substantial and a primary reason why businesses need to establish a high availability solution. Adil Baghir, Technology Consultant Lead, Middle East and Africa at A10 Networks explains why a high […]

Mimecast earns 2020 top rated award from TrustRadius

Mimecast Secure Email Gateway recognized as a leader based on 2,000 user reviews. Mimecast, a leading email security and cyber-resilience company, has announced it has been presented with a TrustRadius 2020 Top Rated Award. Based entirely on customer feedback, the Mimecast Secure Email Gateway was named a valuable player in the category, receiving a trScore of 8.7 […]

Artificial Intelligence will increase retail competitiveness and sustain long-term growth

Ranjith Kaippada, Director, Cloud Box Technologies, tells Intelligent CIO Africa why the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic in the retail segment, have seen e-commerce giants and local online platforms up their game by deploying Artificial Intelligence (AI) into their digital shopping platforms to understand customer behavioural patterns. The COVID-19 pandemic has given way to […]

MainOne at 10: My MainOne Story | Part 1

MainOne, West Africa’s leading provider of wholesale and enterprise connectivity and data centre services, has celebrated 10 years of delivering innovative, world-class service in West Africa. Behind this huge feat are a team of terrific employees whose hard work and dedication means the company has been able to deliver services that balance innovative solutions with […]

Skynamo selects Atlanta for North American headquarters

Skynamo, the South African-based SaaS provider of field sales technology, has announced it has selected Atlanta as the new location of its North American headquarters.   “We are thrilled to have an international company like Skynamo call Cobb County home,” said Dana Johnson, Chief Operating Officer of the Cobb Chamber and Executive Director of SelectCobb. “Their innovative, cloud-based sales platform […]

South Africa’s Wits University navigates digital learning challenges with AWS Cloud

While the COVID-19 pandemic has adversely impacted on every aspect of life and economy in South Africa, the higher education sector has not been spared with universities prioritising online education to ensure their academic years are not disrupted. When South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa, declared the ‘State of Disaster’ in the country in March 2020 […]

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