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Westcon-Comstor to showcase full security portfolio at ITWeb Security Summit

Westcon-Comstor Sub-Saharan Africa will be a sponsor at the ITWeb Security Summit and will use the event to provide customers insights into different security solutions to secure their business. The emphasis today is to develop inherent security solutions that can scale across a business’s assets, whether they are on premise or in the cloud, as […]

Trend Micro launches Cloud App Security Services

Trend Micro Southern Africa has announced the local launch of its Trend Micro Cloud App Security point of presence designed to provide customers added security and protection of their Microsoft Office 365 environments. With Trend Micro Cloud App Security, local customers can now fully embrace Office 365 with the knowledge that their investment, email and […]

Tlou Energy named as preferred bidder for power plant development in Botswana

Tlou Energy Limited has confirmed that it has received written confirmation from the government of Botswana that it has been chosen as a preferred bidder for the development of up to 100MW of coal bed methane fuelled power plants in the southern African country. “The approval of the company’s tender represents great progress for Tlou,” […]

Elingo backs true cloud disruption at MyBroadband Cloud Conference

Elingo, a top tier Gold Partner of Genesys in Africa and level 2 BB-BEE contributor, is a proud sponsor of MyBroadband Cloud Conference in South Africa, to be hosted on June 6, and will present an overview of the disruptive power of true cloud. The Conference is targeted at the country’s top cloud, hosting and […]

Boosting cost savings and efficiency via mobile and SD-WAN services

Rentokil Initial operates in South Africa under the brands Rentokil, Initial and Ambius, providing pest control, hygiene and interior landscaping services throughout the country. Rentokil has been offering effective pest control services since the brand’s founding in 1927 in the UK. As one of the first professional pest control operators in South Africa, Rentokil has […]

Security summit aims to strengthen firms’ cyber resilience

In an increasingly connected, digital world, cybersecurity threats are constantly evolving and increasing in number and sophistication. Security professionals need to be up to speed with the latest technologies, techniques and skills for predicting and mitigating potentially crippling cyber attacks, the methods and tools in use by today’s threat actors, and the latest legal and […]

Decision Inc to highlight real-time innovation at Saphila 2019

Decision Inc is to sponsor the upcoming Saphila 2019 conference taking place at Sun City, South Africa, from June 10 to 11. The biennial event for SAP users to connect, create and collaborate will see Decision Inc showcasing its expertise in data analytics and financial planning, highlighting best-practice examples, and discuss the next-generation real-time planning […]

A snapshot of Digital Transformation in South Africa

Grant Bennett, Country Manager for SUSE South Africa & Sub-Saharan Africa, explains what companies need to do as they look to adopt Digital Transformation. The distorting of the physical and virtual world is reshaping businesses, industries and sectors and while it’s one thing to recognise it, making Digital Transformation a reality is another and many […]

Energy sector must embrace innovation

South Africa is experiencing an energy crisis that requires the public and private sectors, along with households to work together. Riaan Graham, Sales Director for Ruckus Networks, says that embracing innovative technology that provides efficient ways of managing the country’s energy is fundamental to this. “With the number of connected devices expected to top more […]

Vanu and AMN expand agreement to connect off-grid villages in Africa

Vanu, a provider of equipment, tools and services that allow mobile network operators to serve off-grid communities, has announced the expansion of its ongoing agreement with Africa Mobile Networks (AMN) to supply mobile network infrastructure in support of AMN’s mission to serve rural communities in Sub-Saharan Africa. Vanu and AMN share the goal of providing […]

Customers talk about using the Community Tablet platform

The Community Tablet is a digital platform transported around rural African communities in partnership with NGOs and organisations such as World Bank to educate on topics including immunisation, financial awareness and how to prevent disease spreading. It was created by Mozambican entrepreneur Dayn Amade who identified some of the ways NGOs could improve their approach […]

Loyalty programmes are satisfying consumer convenience in South Africa

Loyalty programmes have become a popular value add and customer experience enhancer, but until recently, they have been the domain of mainly the largest brands and retailers. Kobus du Plooy, CEO of transactional software platform Celbux, says this is due to the huge cost and complexity that rolling out and managing such programmes has entailed. […]

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