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BIM is here to stay, according to dormakaba South Africa

Adopting building information modelling (BIM) solutions should be a priority if the construction sector is to keep pace with technological innovation, according to dormakaba South Africa. Its range of customised BIM solutions comply with regulations and enable bespoke development to enhance design and architectural work. According to international research, large construction projects take 20% longer […]


Paratus Africa begins implementation of Mapcom’s M4 Solutions Suite

Mapcom Systems, a global leader in visual OSS and BSS software solutions for telecommunications service providers, has announced that Paratus Africa has begun the implementation of Mapcom’s M4 Solutions Suite to accelerate the service fulfilment process and manage the planning, build-out and maintenance of its broadband network. Paratus is the largest privately-owned Pan African telecoms […]


Innovation leader Cloudian expands growth in EMEA

Cloudian, the innovation leader in enterprise object storage systems, accelerated growth in EMEA by doubling the sales and marketing team, adding new reseller partners, opening a new EMEA headquarters and gaining 28 new customers, all during the last six months. This growth highlights the rapidly expanding demand for scale-out storage solutions across EMEA. New Global […]


How disruptive technologies are reshaping traditional business models

Datacentrix is fostering discussions on the possibilities that the digital age brings to South Africa and how disruptive technologies are reshaping traditional business models. Dr. Dennis Mwansa, an expert with both local and international experience in the field of stock traders and their related technologies, has contributed to the theme, ‘trading billions in nanoseconds – […]


Payment24 growing across pan-Africa and into the USA

South African fuel management and payment system innovator Payment24, now a multi-million rand company signing up blue chip international clients, is aggressively growing across pan-Africa and into the U.S. But achieving international success, the goal of many born-in-SA companies, is not a simple matter, according to Payment24’s joint CEOs, Shadab Rahil and Nolan Daniel. “Our […]


Huawei’s CloudCampus solution unveiled at Huawei rethink IP event

Huawei South Africa has announced the availability of its Intent-Driven CloudCampus solution to its enterprise customers at the Huawei Rethink IP event that took place at the Hilton Hotel in Sandton. The CloudCampus solution adopts the ‘intelligent, simplified, converged, secure and open’ design concepts and leverages cloud management technology to implement centralised multi-tenant management and […]


South Africa needs specialists to fully realise cloud technology

The race to the cloud continues as South Africa is slowly transforming into a digital economy. Andrew Cruise, CEO, Routed, a cloud infrastructure provider, says that South Africa’s cloud maturity levels are still lower than other countries, but the market looks promising. “From a data centre perspective, we have seen the market double in the […]


Aruba expert on why firms may fall foul on GDPR regulations

Companies risk falling foul of incoming GDPR regulations by relying on existing, piecemeal security measures, according to a new whitepaper published by Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise company. The majority of existing defences, which use pattern matching techniques to find threats, are unable to detect new attacks that use legitimate user credentials to access sensitive […]


Veeam appoints Kate Mollett as new Africa Regional Manager

Veeam Software, a leader in Intelligent Data Management for the Hyper-Available Enterprise, has appointed Kate Mollett as the Regional Manager for South Africa. Mollett takes over from Claude Schuck, who has been named as the Regional Manager for Middle East and Central Africa. She will report directly to Gregg Petersen, VP of Middle East and […]


Oracle expert on shaping the economy with service

Adnan Theba, CX Sales Consulting Lead, Oracle South Africa, says that, as a small ripple can create a wave, so can a company culture focused on service delivery transform an economy. The past few years have been categorised by significant changes in the technology landscape across the globe. From emerging technologies to the refinement of entrenched […]


Building safer, smarter cities with artificial neutral networks

While a number of cities are turning to the Internet of Things (IoT), wireless connectivity and cloud computing to improve internal efficiency and service delivery to communities, Kameshwar Rao Sorda, Solutions Director at Huawei Enterprise Southern Africa, says the future lies in harnessing artificial neural networks to automate and continually improve many of these operations. […]


KnowBe4 expands into South Africa by acquiring Popcorn Training

KnowBe4, the world’s largest security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, has announced the acquisition of Popcorn Training, a security company based in Johannesburg and Cape Town. The acquisition will add 52 new training modules to the KnowBe4 library. Popcorn will operate as an independent subsidiary of KnowBe4. Stu Sjouwerman, CEO of KnowBe4, said: “We are delighted […]


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