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Planet Fitness selects MRI Software to manage lease portfolio

MRI Software, a global leader in real estate solutions, has announced that Planet Fitness Holdings South Africa has selected MRI ProLease and MRI Contract Intelligence to manage its lease portfolio and support its growth strategy. Opened in 1995, Planet Fitness has grown significantly in recent years, and the company has over 48 property leases for health clubs and gyms […]

Westcon-Comstor adds Palo Alto Networks distribution for SADC to growing security portfolio

Westcon-Comstor Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) is part of the Middle East and Africa (MEA) subsidiary of the Westcon-Comstor Group. A global technology provider and specialist distributor, operating in more than 70 countries, Westcon-Comstor Sub-Saharan Africa has partnered with Palo Alto Networks, a vendor that helps address the world’s greatest security challenges with continuous innovation. Westcon-Comstor Sub-Saharan […]

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 […]

Think WiFi bridges digital divide with free Wi-Fi hotspot services

As Think WiFi continues to positively impact under-serviced communities through its focus on rolling out free Wi-Fi services in underserved communities across South Africa, the company wants to play are huge role in bridging the digital divide and helping the country to meet the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The company has been rolling out […]

Cisco technology facilitates effortless hybrid work in South Africa

Almost 95% of South African employees surveyed in the latest Cisco Global Hybrid Work Study want to work either in a hybrid or fully remote work way. To assist organisations in facilitating such an enabling environment, Cisco has announced the Webex Room Bar and Cisco Desk Camera 1080p solutions as well as introduced new enhancements […]

Connectivity giant ZOL Zimbabwe levels up to Liquid Home Zimbabwe

The country’s connectivity giant- ZOL, recently unveiled its new brand identity – Liquid Home Zimbabwe. The rebrand reflects the natural evolution of the well-loved home brand and its much-awaited alignment with the parent brand – Liquid Intelligent Technologies, a business of Cassava Technologies. As part of the rebrand, Liquid Home Zimbabwe will ensure the seamless […]

Saicom strengthens market leadership and creates dedicated Microsoft division

In its continued focus on meeting its clients where they are in their technology journeys, South Africa-based solutions provider, Saicom has created a dedicated Microsoft division and appointed industry veteran, Michael Ziervogel as the general manager. “If we have learnt anything over the last two years, it is that hybrid work is here to stay, […]

South Africa-based Dis-Chem selects Clickatell’s chat commerce platform to serve millions of customers over WhatsApp

Clickatell, a CPaaS innovator and Chat Commerce leader, has been selected by South African retailer, Dis-Chem Pharmacies, to enable WhatsApp as its customer communication channel to engage with its customers. Dis-Chem customers can now quickly and easily access various services through WhatsApp by sending “Hi” to 0860 347 243. The easy to navigate menu then […]

Nedbank goes all-in on hybrid work with Citrix

Nedbank, one of South Africa’s four largest banks, has made a permanent shift to a new model, leveraging digital workspace solutions to provide secure, reliable access to everything employees need to engage and be productive, wherever they happen to be. Fred Swanepoel, Chief Information Officer, Nedbank Group, tells Intelligent CIO Africa, why it was important […]

Converting plastic waste into a useful healthcare and education platform

The Community Tablet is an innovative mobile digital infrastructure that has been used as an e-school and e-healthcare platform in Africa for the past six years. Built and developed in Mozambique by a young Mozambican team, the Community Tablet played a vital role during the pandemic as everyone saw a need to access the Internet […]

Environmental, social and governance an imperative for long-term mining in Africa

Environmental, social and governance (ESG) imperatives have taken a prominent role in decision-making across the African mining sector, with intensified awareness from all stakeholders. The 2022 Investing in African Mining Indaba will explore what ESG means in practice for Africa’s mining operators, communities and jurisdictions. As economies emerge from the global pandemic and countries grapple […]

redPanda Software’s new Flooid partnership is poised to benefit retailers in South Africa

South Africa-based enterprise software developer redPanda Software has been appointed by Flooid, a global leading cloud-based unified commerce platform, to be its go-to-market and distribution partner in South Africa and other markets, bringing even more seamless service to customers, resellers and partners. The move was the natural evolution of a long software development relationship, spanning […]

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