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Michael Fletcher, sales director for Ruckus Wireless sub-Saharan Africa (image: Ruckus)

Ruckus Wireless expands its presence in Africa

August 21, 2014 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

Ruckus Wireless has appointed Westcon Africa as the latest member of its distributor network. The agreement is set to assist the company to expand further into Africa. Additionally, the agreement has placed Westcon Africa as an official distributor of all Ruckus Wireless solutions across the continent. Michael Fletcher, sales director for Ruckus Wireless...

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Trevor Coetzee - Regional Director South Africa and Sub Saharan Africa McAfee

McAfee appoints new regional director for Sub Saharan Africa

August 20, 2014 • Company News, PeopleComments (0)

McAfee, part of Intel Security, has revealed the appointment of Trevor Coetzee as its new regional director, South Africa and Sub Saharan Africa. Coetzee’s  primary responsibilities will be the overall guidance and direction of the South African and...

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SAP injects $500 Million investment into Africa

August 19, 2014 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

SAP has revealed a seven-year plan to up-skill local African talent and drive sustainable innovation and growth in Africa. With more than 1,300 customers across the continent, SAP is already enabling African businesses and governments of all sizes to grow,...

Cisco has released its results and analysts believe the network company is focused on the increased uptake of cloud computing across Africa going forward. (Image source: Google/newsroom.cisco.com)

BCX names Cisco as anchor partner for MWOT

August 18, 2014 • Company News, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

Business Connexion (BCX) has announced that Cisco is now an anchor partner for its Technology of the Future exhibition; MyWorld of Tomorrow Africa (MWOT). Hosted by BCX, MyWorld of Tomorrow will take place from 16 to 18 October  2014 at the Sandton...

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Botswana: BIH appoints 4most to implement BMS application

August 18, 2014 • Company News, Southern AfricaComments (0)

As part of the Botswana government’s strategic goal to diversify the country’s economy, Botswana Innovation Hub (BIH) was founded to encourage innovative business. Through the development and operation of a science and technology park, BIH aims to assist...

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MTN reveals R128 weekend bonanza promotion

August 8, 2014 • Company News, Mobile and TelecomsComments (0)

MTN has launched a new promotion that sees customers receiving R128 free airtime for spending R10 of their airtime. The MTN WOW R128 Bonus Weekend promotion 8 August and ends on Sunday, 10 August. The standard MTN WOW R60 promotion which runs until 31 August...

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HDS unveils new solution & product group director

August 8, 2014 • Company NewsComments (0)

Hitachi Data Systems Corporation (HDS) South Africa, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, has promoted Shaun Barendsen to the role of Solution and Product Group Director, Emerging Europe, Middle East and Africa (EEMEA). Barendsen will be responsible for...

MTN Interin Results 2014

MTN interim financial results for the six months ended 30 June 2014

August 7, 2014 • Company NewsComments (0)

MTN revealed its interim financial results for the six months ended 30 June 2014, at a press conference in Johannesburg on 7 August 2014. According to MTN Group President and CEO, Sifiso Dabengwa: “The MTN Group delivered a solid operational performance...

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Ghana’s Fidelity Bank chooses IBM to drive Transformation Agenda

August 6, 2014 • Company News, Top StoriesComments (0)

At the U.S. Africa Business Forum in Washington, D.C, Ghana’s Fidelity Bank announced its choice of IBM to manage its technology infrastructure and services. The five year deal will help the bank deliver advanced customer services and secure its reputation...

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MTN voted most popular tech company in SA

August 4, 2014 • Company News, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

South Africans have reaffirmed their love for the MTN brand by voting it as one of the most popular technology companies, according to the findings of the Ask Afrika survey. The Ask Africa brand winners are based on 15,169 interviews conducted by the Target...