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Cloud communications company enhances presence in Kenya

Infobip, a global cloud communications company for businesses and leader in omnichannel engagement, is enhancing its presence in Kenya. By using Infobip’s omnichannel solution, Kenyan businesses can choose the optimal communication channels for specific types of messages, all available on a single communication platform. “Banks have to meet the customer needs of its competition,” said Ali […]


Consider the security implications for payroll when adopting cloud solutions

The recent launch of two multinational data centres in South Africa has placed renewed focus on the benefits that the cloud can provide businesses. Ian McAlister, General Manager of HR at payroll specialists CRS Technologies South Africa, believes that when it comes to sensitive payroll data, there are caveats to be aware of when migrating […]


Gigamon launches Application Intelligence framework

Gigamon, a leading network visibility provider for the digital enterprise, has introduced Gigamon Application Intelligence, which provides comprehensive visibility into the highly complex applications at the heart of Digital Transformations. As organisations rapidly evolve through their Digital Transformation journey, agile and highly distributed applications challenge IT teams to achieve and maintain the required security, performance […]


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 […]


Fortinet research reveals nearly 60% of threats shared at least one domain

Fortinet, a global leader in broad, integrated and automated cybersecurity solutions, has announced the findings of its latest quarterly Global Threat Landscape Report. The research reveals that cybercriminals continue to evolve the sophistication of their attack methods, from tailored ransomware and custom coding for some attacks, to living-off-the-land (LoTL) or sharing infrastructure to maximise their […]


Teraco’s Africa Cloud Exchange offers direct connection to leading global cloud services

Cloud investment into Africa has increased sharply as the continent sees the establishment of its first cloud regions. Through extensive investment by multiple international operators, cloud strategies are now becoming a key element within every enterprise’s infrastructure investment. Teraco, Africa’s largest and most interconnected vendor neutral data centre, says its African cloud exchange, located in […]


Orange selects ENGIE for West Africa data centre maintenance

ENGIE, a specialist in services, distribution and equipment manufacturing in the industrial electricity sector in West Africa, has been selected for the operation and maintenance of the Orange Services Group’s data centre in Abidjan, for a five-year contract that will start early June 2019. This data centre of the latest generation, built by the Orange […]


Kubernetes takes centre stage in 2019: Why should CIOs care?

Joe Baguley, VP & CTO EMEA, VMware, looks at the rise of Kubernetes. Make no mistake that the businesses that survive and thrive today will be those that continuously experiment. Think Jeff Bezos advocating the need for ‘high-quality, high velocity decisions’ – speed matters in business, and new ideas, new products and new strategies require […]


Microsoft to set up Technology Development Centre in Kenya

Microsoft has unveiled a plan to set up a technology development centre in Kenya. Speaking at a meeting hosted by President Uhuru Kenyatta at State House Nairobi, top executives of Microsoft led by Vice President for Gaming Phil Spencer said the Africa Development Centre will serve the Eastern Africa region. The technology centre, the seventh […]


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,” […]


SUSE announces introduction of SUSE Enterprise Storage 6

SUSE has introduced SUSE Enterprise Storage 6, the latest release of its software-defined storage solution powered by Ceph technology. The new SUSE Enterprise Storage enables IT organisations to seamlessly adapt to changing business demands while reducing IT operational expense with new features focused on containerised and cloud workload support, improved integration with public cloud and […]


Kaspersky Lab to open office in Rwanda to boost East African presence

Kaspersky Lab has announced plans to open a new office in Kigali, Rwanda, to support the rapid growth of its business in East Africa. This strategic move will provide more room for development as well as closer proximity to new partners in the region, allowing Kaspersky Lab to continue its expansion into the promising African […]


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