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Frost & Sullivan recognises best-in-class companies across Africa

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

On Thursday, August 20th, Frost & Sullivan honoured recipients of its 2015 Growth, Innovation & Leadership Awards Banquet held in Cape Town, South Africa. The evening event, with its celebratory ambiance and prestigious Awards, brought together more than 140 top executives to recognise and celebrate their success. Award recipients for the Frost...

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Barloworld to transform its business using cloud solution

August 27, 2015 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

It may have a distinct advantage, but Barloworld Equipment, a subsidiary of the Barloworld Group, realised the need to transform its business operations to maintain its competitive position. With its diverse operations, including technical service centres,...

Investment

Silvertree invests over R20m in first seven months of 2015

August 27, 2015 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

Silvertree Internet Holdings has invested over R20m in existing and new consumer-focused technology companies in the first seven months of 2015, and has seen month-on-month revenue growth of over 10% across the portfolio in 2015, and as much as 40% monthly...

terragon

Terragon Group releases Digital Insights on the Nigerian Banking Industry

August 27, 2015 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

The Terragon Group has released its Research Report, which highlights digital insights on the Nigerian banking industry. The research, which was based on analysis carried out for a period of three months, focuses on key activities carried out by the banks...

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HDS recognised for bringing secure cloud portfolio to Africa

August 26, 2015 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

Hitachi Data Systems (HDS) has been named a winner of the TMC 2015 Cloud Computing Excellence Awards for its advanced Hitachi Content Platform portfolio, including Hitachi Content Platform, Hitachi Content Platform Anywhere and Hitachi Data Ingestor....

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30 key technologies and their impact on business performance

August 25, 2015 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

Gartner’s “Hype Cycle for ICT in Africa, 2015” report identifies over 30 key technologies and describes how they will impact business performance during the next 10 years. “The Hype Cycle (see Figure 1) aims to help global strategic...

MTN Business App of the Year

MTN Business launches Supplier Development Programme in Mpumalanga

August 25, 2015 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

MTN Business has reaffirmed its commitment to develop small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) within Nelspruit by extending its Supplier Development Programme (SDP) and Accelerator Programme (AP), the company’s enterprise development initiatives, to the...

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MTN and Liquid Telecom partner to extend footprint and offering in Africa

August 24, 2015 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

Customers of MTN Group and Liquid Telecom are set to benefit from a larger connectivity footprint across Africa. This follows an announcement that the two companies have partnered to jointly offer customers access to the largest fixed and wireless footprint...

Four Directors

South African entrepreneurs win international Best Practice Award

August 24, 2015 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

A ‘bootstrapping’ philosophy, coupled with hard work and innovation has paid off for four determined South African entrepreneurs who received the prestigious Frost & Sullivan 2015 South African Product Leadership of the Year Award for Enterprise...

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OutSystems introduces new SAP edition

August 20, 2015 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

OutSystems, the enterprise Rapid Application Delivery (RAD) provider, today announced general availability of a new enterprise edition of OutSystems Platform for SAP. It enables organisations to quickly and easily build advanced, end-to-end applications that...

MTN App Awards

MTN Business announces winners of the App of the Year challenge

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

Following weeks of adjudicators sifting through contending apps, MTN Business announced the top six winners of the fourth annual MTN Business App of the Year challenge at the awards ceremony that took place in Johannesburg last night. The MTN App of the Year...

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MTN partners with Rhodes University to empower African journalists

August 13, 2015 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

MTN Group has reaffirmed its commitment to the promotion of excellence in journalism on the African continent, announcing its sponsorship of the 2015 Highway Africa Conference. The conference is the largest annual gathering of African journalists in the world...

SAP

Royal Swaziland Sugar Corporation now driven by SAP HANA

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

SAP SE has announced that the Royal Swaziland Sugar Corporation (RSSC) selected SAP HANA as its platform of choice, pulling 23 separate systems together under one umbrella. As a major producer of sugar, comprising 66 percent of Swaziland’s output of the...

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Performanta: Why the POPI Regulator will be cuter than kittens

August 11, 2015 • Company NewsComments (0)

CUTE CATS WE LIKE ARE….. Some people like the energetic tireless Russian Blue or the fat lazy Persian, others think the aloof long haired cat is cute. I even know people who like the vicious Siamese that shreds your couch. But if you don’t choose...

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Global business leaders expect their IT organisations to do more

August 11, 2015 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

­ Global business leaders expect their IT organisations to realise measurable business and competitive advantages from technology transformation reveals a new study from the Business Performance Innovation (BPI) Network, an international executive change...

M4JAM

M4JAM acquires Pondering Panda

August 11, 2015 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

M4JAM (Money for Jam) the microjobbing platform that provides brands and businesses with real-time insights from real customers across South Africa, has acquired digital market research company Pondering Panda. While the acquisition has been been verified,...