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Iniel Dreyer, Managing Director of Gabsten Technologies.

CloudProtect available for local data backup and security

December 7, 2016 • Cloud Computing, Company NewsComments (0)

Gabsten Technologies has formed a partnership with EasyBiz making CloudProtect solution available to EasyBiz QuickBooks users. A backup and recovery solution, CloudProtect allows business-owners to store important electronic data securely at a remote data centre located in South Africa. This will provide QuickBooks users with access to an affordable, secure...

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Teryl Schroenn, CEO of Accsys (image: Accsys)

Accsys wins big at 2016 Technology Top 100 Awards

December 1, 2016 • Company News, GeneralComments (0)

Accsys (Pty) Ltd, a subsidiary of Telkom l Business Connexion has scooped the coveted medium enterprise Minister’s Award for Overall Excellence at the Da Vinci Technology Top 100 (TT100) Awards for 2016 presented by Naledi Pandor, Minister of Science &...

Abidali Z. Neemuchwala, Chief Executive Officer & Member of the Board, Wipro Limited.

Wipro acquires Appiro for $500 million

November 4, 2016 • Cloud Computing, Company News, Top StoriesComments Off on Wipro acquires Appiro for $500 million

Wipro Limited has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Appirio for a purchase consideration of USD 500 Million in a bid to transform engagements with customers and employees by leveraging the power of cloud. Once completed, Wipro’s acquisition of...

Marketing Technology specialist, Kirsty Barkhuizen, to spearhead African operations.

Cognifide expands into Africa

October 11, 2016 • Company News, Software, Southern AfricaComments Off on Cognifide expands into Africa

Digital technology consultancy, Cognifide has launched in South Africa with the opening of a Johannesburg Office. The WPP company, headquartered in London, with offices in New York and Poznan, works with brands and marketing agencies to accelerate digital...

Global study reveals 90 percent of organizations cite malicious insiders as a major threat

45 Percent of Organizations Not Prepared for Malicious Insiders

September 13, 2016 • Company News, Security, Top StoriesComments Off on 45 Percent of Organizations Not Prepared for Malicious Insiders

A leading email and data security company, released new data revealing that organizations globally believe they are their own worst enemy when it comes to cybersecurity, with 45 percent saying they are ill-equipped to cope with the threat of malicious...

dell

Say hello to the world’s largest privately-controlled tech company

September 9, 2016 • Company News, Top StoriesComments Off on Say hello to the world’s largest privately-controlled tech company

Dell Technologies has announced completion of the acquisition of EMC Corporation, creating a unique family of businesses. This combination creates a $74 billion market leader with an expansive technology portfolio that solves complex problems for customers...

Nokia CEO, Rajeev Suri. (Image Credit Nokia)

Nokia moves for complete buy-out of Alcatel-Lucent

September 7, 2016 • Company News, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Nokia moves for complete buy-out of Alcatel-Lucent

Nokia today announced that it has filed a draft offer document relating to a public buy-out offer in cash for the remaining Alcatel-Lucent shares it does not already own.  Rajeev Suri, President and CEO of Nokia, commented: “Nokia and Alcatel-Lucent...

SEACOM CEO

SEACOM Launches Direct-to-Corporate Services in Kenya

September 2, 2016 • Company News, East Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on SEACOM Launches Direct-to-Corporate Services in Kenya

  Pan-African telecoms enabler SEACOM extends its corporate market offering, under its SEACOM Business initiative, to the East African region by providing Internet connectivity and cloud services directly to corporates in Kenya. SEACOM is moving into...

mtn

Africa could become ‘The New China’, says Frost & Sullivan

August 26, 2016 • Company News, East Africa, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Africa could become ‘The New China’, says Frost & Sullivan

Africa has been identified as the continent with the potential to become the next China. Africans have embraced mobile communication technologies faster than any other parts of the world and the continent is being recognised as the next potential enabler of...

Peter McKay - President and Chief Operating Officer_Veeam

Veeam Unveils Game-Changing Veeam Availability Platform for the Hybrid Cloud

August 24, 2016 • Company News, Top StoriesComments Off on Veeam Unveils Game-Changing Veeam Availability Platform for the Hybrid Cloud

Veeam Software, the innovative provider of solutions that delivers Availability for the Always-On Enterprise, today announced the next generation of Availability: Veeam Availability Platform for the Hybrid Cloud. According to IDC, enterprises are engaged...

Facebook African Youth

Facebook celebrates Africa’s young creatives

August 22, 2016 • Company News, East Africa, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Facebook celebrates Africa’s young creatives

According to social media network Facebook, it celebrated the creativity and excellence of young African creatives at The Loerie Awards for 2016. In addition to sponsoring The Loerie Student Awards for 2016, Facebook hosted a range of events aimed at young...

Resolve Solution Partners

Resolve Solution Partners & SJS Energy partner for a new era in energy

August 18, 2016 • Company News, East Africa, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Resolve Solution Partners & SJS Energy partner for a new era in energy

In an effort to capitalise on the significant opportunities that exist in the fuel industry, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa, Resolve Solution Partners (an Imperial company) has partnered with SJS Energy to form a new business unit called Resolve Energy...

Claude Schuck of Veeam, Patrick Maphopha of NetApp and Gerhard Gibbs of Veeam

Data availability imperative for the Always-On digital enterprise

August 15, 2016 • Company News, East Africa, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Data availability imperative for the Always-On digital enterprise

Veeam Software, the innovative provider of solutions that deliver Availability for the Always-On Enterprise, hosted its Veeam V-Club event in Nairobi on 10 August. Veeam’s V-Club is a global event concept, hosted by Veeam in association with alliance...

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Veeam hails behind-the-scenes specialists that keep businesses running

July 29, 2016 • Company News, East Africa, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Veeam hails behind-the-scenes specialists that keep businesses running

Veeam is shining the light on the unsung superheroes that keep businesses of all shapes and sizes running 24.7.365. This System Administrator Appreciation Day (July 29th), it’s time to put aside preconceptions and share some love for the vital technicians...

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Samsung set to empower female technicians in South Africa

July 26, 2016 • Company News, Education, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Samsung set to empower female technicians in South Africa

In the electronics repair industry, a field where 99% of employees are men, Samsung Electronics South Africa has begun making inroads into these numbers with its Samsung Women Technical Programme. The first 16 graduates of what will be an ongoing programme...

HPE

UX is everything – Measure it completely and correctly

July 22, 2016 • Company News, East Africa, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on UX is everything – Measure it completely and correctly

Forrester Research calls it the “mobile moment”—that brief instant when users first try your mobile app and decide whether they love it or hate it. Multiple studies confirm that the success of your mobile app—and potentially your business—depends on...