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Crossgate enters Crossfin fold to take advantage of R1.3 trillion opportunity

Crossgate enters Crossfin fold to take advantage of R1.3 trillion opportunity

October 11, 2018 • Company News, Finance, Top StoriesComments (0)

African fintech holding company Crossfin has announced its acquisition of a majority stake in market-leading payments enablement company Crossgate. This follows the recent announcement of Crossfin’s partnership with Investec to identify early-stage fintech businesses and the establishment of a new payments operating company with global private equity...

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Securicom names Richard Broeke as new Managing Director

October 8, 2018 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

Securicom has announced a new Managing Director. The man at the helm is Richard Broeke who has held the position of General Manager at the company for the past three years. A qualified CISSP, he has a wealth of experience in the IT sector, spanning over 20...

Asteroid and NAPAfrica sign MoU to cooperate in Africa

Asteroid and NAPAfrica sign MoU to cooperate in Africa

September 27, 2018 • Company News, Southern AfricaComments Off on Asteroid and NAPAfrica sign MoU to cooperate in Africa

Asteroid and NAPAfrica have announced that they have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to strengthen the friendship and cooperation between the two organisations, and to collaborate on developing African Internet interconnection. The...

New chairman appointed as Redstor bids to treble revenue by 2020

New chairman appointed as Redstor bids to treble revenue by 2020

September 20, 2018 • Company News, Southern AfricaComments Off on New chairman appointed as Redstor bids to treble revenue by 2020

Mark Howling is the new Chairman of Redstor, the company aiming to treble revenue within three years by disrupting the world of cloud data management with technology developed in South Africa. Howling, who has worked in the software, IT and telecoms...

Vodacom Tanzania appoints new acting MD

Vodacom Tanzania appoints new acting MD

September 12, 2018 • Company News, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Vodacom Tanzania appoints new acting MD

Hisham Hendi has been appointed as Vodacom Tanzania’s acting managing director, effective as of 1 September. Hendi will hold the position until Sylvia Mulinge, an earlier appointment struggling to get a work permit from the Tanzanian government, can...

China Mobile International Limited establishes South Africa office

China Mobile International Limited establishes South Africa office

September 11, 2018 • Company News, Mobile and Telecoms, Southern AfricaComments Off on China Mobile International Limited establishes South Africa office

China Mobile International Limited (CMI) hosted the opening ceremony of its South Africa office in Durban –  the office is located in Johannesburg, South Africa. Mr. Chen Zhaoxiong, Vice Minister of Industry and Information Technology of the...

Ruckus Networks Appoints Bart Giordano as Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales

Ruckus Networks Appoints Bart Giordano as Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales

September 9, 2018 • Company News, PeopleComments Off on Ruckus Networks Appoints Bart Giordano as Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales

Ruckus Networks, an ARRIS company, has announced Bart Giordano as the company’s new Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales. Giordano will report to Ian Whiting, President of Ruckus Networks. He will be responsible for revenue, gross margin, and all...

South African software distributor trumps global companies at IoT awards

South African software distributor trumps global companies at IoT awards

September 4, 2018 • Company News, Internet of Things, Southern AfricaComments Off on South African software distributor trumps global companies at IoT awards

Success on a global scale by South African IT organisations is a reminder of the remarkable strides of the South African IT industry. It also re-enforces that a committed team guided by a strong mission is a force to be reckoned with in the disruptive world...

SUSE builds momentum with innovative open source offerings

SUSE builds momentum with innovative open source offerings

August 30, 2018 • Company News, SoftwareComments Off on SUSE builds momentum with innovative open source offerings

SUSE is an open source company that has provided enterprise-grade software to tens of thousands of organisations for more than 25 years. As SUSE prepares to embark upon its next phase of corporate development as a stand-alone company, it continues to grow...

Satellite operator Avanti announces official launch of South African based operations

Satellite operator Avanti announces official launch of South African based operations

August 30, 2018 • Company News, Satellite Communications, Southern AfricaComments Off on Satellite operator Avanti announces official launch of South African based operations

Avanti Communications Group, a leading satellite operator, providing Ka-Band satellite data communications services across the UK, Europe, the Middle East and Africa, have announced the official launch of its South Africa-based operations as of 29 August...

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Kaspersky Lab recognised for online banking security excellence by MRG Effitas

August 21, 2018 • Company News, SecurityComments Off on Kaspersky Lab recognised for online banking security excellence by MRG Effitas

Kaspersky Internet Security has surpassed a host of rival solutions to receive the annual MRG Effitas Online Banking/Browser Security Award 2017/18 after consistently passing quarterly banking certification tests across a 12-month period. The award emphasises...

Apple is widely expected to hold an event this month to introduce new 2018 iPad Pro models,

Apple set to launch self-driving car

August 18, 2018 • Company NewsComments Off on Apple set to launch self-driving car

Cupertino-based company Apple is rumoured to be working on a self-driving car. The Apple Car may roll out between 2023 and 2025, predicts an analyst, as the company drives towards its next trillion, reports MacRumors. Apple will earn its two trillion dollar...

Adapt IT, a global software provider, announced its financial results for the year ended 30 June 2018.

Adapt IT reports a 36% turnover increase for the year

August 17, 2018 • Company News, Software, Southern AfricaComments Off on Adapt IT reports a 36% turnover increase for the year

Adapt IT, a global software provider, announced its financial results for the year ended 30 June 2018. The company reported a turnover increase of 36% to R1,35bn for the year. 13% of that was organic growth, while another 30% was mainly comprised of the...

Solar Mining Services announces new additions to their team

Solar Mining Services announces new additions to their team

August 11, 2018 • Company News, Mining & Energy, Southern AfricaComments Off on Solar Mining Services announces new additions to their team

Solar Mining Services, a new dynamic entrant to the explosives and explosive related services for the Mining and Quarry Sectors, announced the appointment of two key positions. Donald Motloung has been appointed as the new Business Development Executive for...

Aruba names Datacentrix African Partner of the Year

Aruba names Datacentrix African Partner of the Year

August 8, 2018 • Company NewsComments Off on Aruba names Datacentrix African Partner of the Year

Datacentrix, a provider of high performing and secure ICT solutions, was recently honoured as ‘African Partner of the Year’ by Aruba, a Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) company, which acknowledged local partners’ successes in sales, expertise in...

Workz becomes region’s first GSMA-certified eSIM factory

Workz becomes region’s first GSMA-certified eSIM factory

August 7, 2018 • Company News, HardwareComments Off on Workz becomes region’s first GSMA-certified eSIM factory

Workz Group, the mobile solutions and serialized software specialist based in Dubai Production City, has become the Middle East and Africa’s first manufacturer to be certified by the GSMA for production of the SIM with eUICC software – a key component...