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Ericom’s first Kenyan partnership conference concludes

October 13, 2015 • Company News, East Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

Ericom Software recently conducted its first reseller partner event in Nairobi, Kenya, with more than a dozen value added resellers from Kenya in attendance. The Ericom-Kenya Partnership Conference, the event marked the inauguration of Ericom’s entree into the East African market. Recently recognized as a ‘Major Player’ in IDC’s MarketScape for...

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Digital skills academy to address IT skills shortfall in South Africa

October 12, 2015 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

KPMG South Africa has signed an industry partner agreement with international educator Digital Skills Academy, in a move set to boost high-end practical IT skills among South African participants. Aiming to help address the local IT skills shortfall,...

Over the course of the last six months SAP Africa has actively engaged with partners who are similarly committed to the initiative’s objectives. (Image Source:

Imagine Dragons and SAP introduce the One4Project to Assist Refugees

October 12, 2015 • Company News, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (0)

With hundreds of thousands of refugees in urgent need of humanitarian assistance, particularly across the Middle East and Europe, Imagine Dragons and SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) are joining forces to introduce the One4 Project to support refugee relief efforts. The...

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MTN launches data bundles that are valid for 12 months

October 7, 2015 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (1)

According to MTN it has become the first operator in South Africa to launch data bundles that are valid for 12 months. Effective immediately, MTN customers no longer have to worry about losing unused data bundles following the launch of MTN Data4Keeps price...

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MTN to offer iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus from 16 October 2015

October 5, 2015 • Company News, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

MTN has revealed that it will offer the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, the most advanced iPhones ever, from the beginning on 16 October 2015. MTN revealed that customers can pre-register interest for iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus by clicking here. According to...

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SAP to Bring Digital Literacy to 20,000 Youth with Africa Code Week

October 1, 2015 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

SAP has revealed the start of Africa Code Week, a continent-wide initiative to spread digital literacy and simplify access to coding education for young people. From October 1-10, 2015, online sessions and hundreds of free coding workshops will be organized...

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MTN unveils new Summer Campaign “With Love from MTN”

October 1, 2015 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

MTN is turning five of its lucky subscribers into overnight millionaires just for being on the MTN network. MTN will be giving away a monthly cash prize of R1 million to each lucky subscriber between October 2015 to January 2016 just for staying on the MTN...


MTN Business completes Hybrid Cloud offering with Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute

September 30, 2015 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

MTN Business has taken another step in moving African enterprises closer to accessing cloud services. The company today announced it would offer Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute to its clientele. Customers can use Azure ExpressRoute as a value added service, to...

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MTN Business and partners discuss digital business at Gartner Symposium

September 29, 2015 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

MTN Business and its partners, consulting firm Accenture and financial services group MMI, hosted a panel discussion today at the Gartner Symposium in Cape Town. The panellists drove the conversation forward on the importance and emergence of the digital...

Deloitte today launched its fifth annual Tech Trends report highlighting 10 trends that could have an impact on South African companies (image: file)

Deloitte and IBM Watson bring Cognitive Analytics to SA

September 29, 2015 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

Deloitte and IBM co-hosted an event at the Deloitte Greenhouse innovation facility titled “Cognitive Analytics and the smartest machine on earth – experience the art of the possible with IBM Watson”. Werner Swanepoel, Director at Deloitte explained...

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HDS unveils new advancements in predictive policing

September 29, 2015 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

Hitachi Data Systems Corporation (HDS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, announced new enhancements to its Hitachi Visualisation solution portfolio: Hitachi Visualisation Suite 4.5 now with Hitachi Visualisation Predictive Crime Analytics (PCA) and...


ESET announces East African expansion

September 28, 2015 • Company News, East Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

ESET, a global leader in security software for over 25 years, has announced the opening of their Kenyan office under the management of Bruce Donovan, with a focus on business development, channel sales, marketing and distribution. Kenya is recognised as the...


SAP Africa launches SA chapter of SAP Skills for Africa initiative

September 28, 2015 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

SAP Africa today announced the details of the latest chapter in the company’s SAP Skills for Africa job creation initiative. SAP Skills for Africa is an integral part of SAP Africa’s commitment to train 10,000 ICT consultants across the continent by 2020....

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South Africa: MTN Zakhele prepares for listing on JSE

September 21, 2015 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

MTN Zakhele has revealed that it plans to list its ordinary shares as BEE Securities on the BEE Segment of the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) on 5 November 2015. MTN Zakhele, with a market capitalisation of R9 billion, will be the first broad-based black...


SAP Announces the Simplified Front Office

September 15, 2015 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

SAP SE  has announced future integrated digital enterprise technologies that are intended to transform the relationships companies have with their customers. SAP plans to unleash a powerful portfolio of SAP hybris tools that are envisioned to enable...

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Competition Commission gives go ahead for Infrasol acquisition

September 14, 2015 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

Datacentrix has been given the Competition Commission’s green light for its purchase of Infrasol, an infrastructure design and deployment business. The deal will see the company bolster its existing network and communications, datacentre and outsourcing...