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AEG selected by Powertronics for Egyptian National Railway crossings

AEG Power Solutions, a global vendor of power electronic systems, announced that Powertronics has selected one of its power system solutions to secure the power for the new automatic control systems it will provide to Egyptian National Railways. The current contract was signed for a first wave of over 300 Protect MIP DC rectifier chargers […]


American Tower to acquire Bharti Airtel communication towers in Tanzania

Bharti Airtel announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with American Tower, through its subsidiary company, Airtel Tanzania Limited, for the sale of approximately 1,350 of its communications towers in Tanzania. Under the agreement, American Tower may acquire up to approximately 100 additional sites currently in development for an additional consideration. Airtel will […]


CAD software in South Africa facing piracy according to Technavio

The CAD market in South Africa is facing the huge challenge of piracy. Software piracy is increasing at a higher rate in South Africa. An organisation called South African Federation against Copyright Theft was formed in South Africa to harness the increased growth of piracy in South Africa. Also, the growth of commercial aircraft in […]


South Africa based Intrihealth ties up with Mach7 Technologies

South Africa based Intrihealth, the healthcare diagnostic solutions provider, standardised their medical imaging management services offering on Mach7 Technologies enterprise imaging platform. As part of a comprehensive evaluation of industry offerings, including a unified clinical archive, Intrihealth selected Mach7 Enterprise Imaging Platform to support an offering of medical image management capabilities, with mobile image capture, […]


Security vendor Clavister expands operations in North and West Africa

Clavister is opening a North African office to give direct sales and technical support to its customers and partners in the whole region. It had previously announced it is expanding operations into West Africa. Clavister recently signed a distribution agreement with Defis & Strategies, a supplier and consultancy for IT, infosecurity and telecoms solutions in […]


Egypt based ITWorx receives gold status from United Technologies

Egypt based ITWorx has been awarded Supplier Gold status by United Technologies. Ranking 45 among Fortune 500 companies, UTC considers its Supplier Gold Programme a key component of sustained supplier performance. The programme establishes four levels of supplier achievement with Gold as the highest standard. As UTC puts it, “Supplier performance is an essential element […]


New Accenture division to help Edcon retail manage digital credit

Accenture launched a new business, Accenture Customer Credit Solutions, which will help businesses and retailers across Sub-Saharan Africa provide faster, efficient and more flexible credit services to their customers. Accenture Customer Credit Solutions will provide businesses with a credit administration service which allows them to reduce the cost of managing credit, adopt a more digital, […]


Dimension Data announces joint go to market for Cisco Spark

Dimension Data and Cisco announced the launch of Cisco Spark and Spark Hybrid Services globally. Dimension Data will leverage its global footprint and expertise to offer Spark and its hybrid services to help improve user experiences, adoption and business return. Cisco Spark delivers cloud-based business communications that enables customers to message, meet and call anyone, […]


iPlanet Golf introduces golf simulation theatre in South Africa

Golfzon held the ceremony of opening the first shop in South Africa after signing the contract of sales agent with iPlanet Golf at Gateway Theatre of Shopping, the largest shopping mall in Durban, South Africa. iPlanet Golf, the official supplier of Golfzon products in South Africa, opened its first shop in the country at Gateway […]


Dimension Data certified amongst top global employers second time

Dimension Data announced it has been certified as one of the top employers in the world for outstanding employee offerings for the second consecutive year. The stringent criteria of the annual independent research carried out by Top Employers Institute include talent management, leadership, training and development and initiatives to attract, retain and engage employee talent. […]


Oberthur Technologies to enable M2M and IoT platform for Etisalat Misr

Oberthur Technologies, a global provider of embedded security software, announced its collaboration with Etisalat Misr, to launch M2M and IoT services. Relying on Oberthur Technologies M-Sense solution, a software platform enabling fast service deployment, Etisalat Misr will enable its enterprise customers to launch M2M and IoT services. The partnership is an outcome of the frame […]


COMEX 2015 unveils latest tech

COMEX 2015, the region’s ICT Trade Fair, was officially inaugurated on April 27th by Mohammad bin Hamad Al Rumhi, Oman Minister of Oil and Gas, in the presence of Dr. Ahmad bin Mohammad Al Futaisi, Minister of Transport & Communications and Chairman of the Board of Directors of Information Technology Authority, as well as other government.  […]


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