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6 Infrastructure Trends Shaping The Data Centre Ecosystem In 2017

March 24, 2017 • Hardware, Internet of Things, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (0)

Vertiv, formerly Emerson Network Power, today released their list of the six data centre infrastructure trends to watch in 2017. “In 2016, global macro trends significantly impacted the industry, with new cloud innovations and social responsibility taking the spotlight,” said Giordano Albertazzi, president, Europe, Middle East and Africa for Vertiv....

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A printer is an entry point into your network. And for most companies, it is a security blind spot. (image: Pixabay)

Print security: is your network at risk?

March 14, 2017 • Hardware, Security, Top StoriesComments (0)

Sat quietly in the corner, your office printer might not appear to be the biggest security risk. However, studies suggest it could be a gateway to a whole host of malware, ransomware, and social engineering threats. If left unprotected, printers can be a...

Robin Olivier, Managing Director at Digicape.

Digicape and Sensor Networks launch an IoT and Apple innovation

March 8, 2017 • Gadgets and Gaming, Hardware, Internet of Things, Startups, Top StoriesComments Off on Digicape and Sensor Networks launch an IoT and Apple innovation

South African startups Sensor Networks and Digicape have partnered to launch an Apple Watch App for the Sensor Smart Tracker (“Smart Tracker”) device and integrate the existing Sensor Tracker App directly into Digicape’s online store to enable in-App...

Piere Havenga, Managing Director of Vertiv in Middle East and Africa.

Emerson Network Power Rebrands as Vertiv

March 7, 2017 • Backup and Storage, Hardware, Top StoriesComments Off on Emerson Network Power Rebrands as Vertiv

Vertiv, the business formerly known as Emerson Network Power, officially launched under its new branding in South Africa at a media round table event last week. Vertiv is now looking, under their new name with new investment, to expand by targeting aggressive...

Coming soon to South Africa, Huawei’s new P series debuts new colors and Leica style portraiture.

Huawei unveils new trendy p series

February 28, 2017 • Hardware, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Huawei unveils new trendy p series

Huawei Consumer Business Group announced the launch of the new HUAWEI P10 and P10 plus at the Mobile World Congress 2017. The additions to the P series feature a combination of  hardware and the latest advances in software technology. The new phones will...

Denan Erasmus, Palo Alto Networks Channel Manager at Westcon-Comstor Southern Africa.

New security from Palo Alto Networks available through Westcon-Comstor

February 27, 2017 • Cloud Computing, Hardware, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on New security from Palo Alto Networks available through Westcon-Comstor

Westcon-Comstor Southern Africa is providing reseller partners the opportunity to provide end-user customers advanced security features, at scale, following the announcement from vendor partner Palo Alto Networks that it has expanded its range of...

ASUS ROG certified memory product, the T-FORCE DARK memory.

Team Group launches new T-Force Dark memory

February 18, 2017 • Backup and Storage, Gadgets and Gaming, Hardware, Top StoriesComments Off on Team Group launches new T-Force Dark memory

Team Group, a global memory brand, today officially announces the launch of the popular ASUS ROG certified memory product, the T-FORCE DARK memory. Team Group’s T-FORCE DARK memory is rigorously tested and certified by ASUS officials to obtain the ROG...

Left: Bruce Zhou, CEO, AXILSPOT. Right:August Chen, Director of Global Sales, AXILSPOT.

AXILSPOT looking to improve network efficiency in MEA

February 6, 2017 • Hardware, SecurityComments Off on AXILSPOT looking to improve network efficiency in MEA

AXILSPOT, a global vendor in enterprise wireless networking, has released it’s latest Dorado In-wall access points in the Middle East and Africa (MEA). The latest release will help businesses streamline their operational processes and enjoy consistent...

Nokia announces update to IMPACT solution.

Nokia MIKA to provide automated assistance for telecom operators

January 30, 2017 • Hardware, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Nokia MIKA to provide automated assistance for telecom operators

Multi-purpose Intuitive Knowledge Assistant (MIKA) introduced by Nokia is a digital assistant ‘trained’ specifically for the telecom industry, designed to provide automated assistance. MIKA will provide voice-dictated automated assistance to...

From left standing), Patrick Hastings (Bytes Systems Integration), Dr Willie Oosthuysen (Altron), Wael Aglan (Nokia), Tim Ellis (Altron), and JT Engelbrecht (Altech Radio Holdings).
Kneeling (from left) Jan Liebenberg (Nokia), Ismael Hassa (Nokia), Sarel Van Wyk (Bytes Systems Integration), and Shaun Brashaw (Altech Netstar).

Altron joins Nokia Global Partner Program

January 24, 2017 • Hardware, Software, Top StoriesComments Off on Altron joins Nokia Global Partner Program

JSE listed Allied Electronics Corporation Limited, Altron announced it has signed a channel partnership agreement with Nokia and joined the Nokia Global Partner Program. As a result of this relationship, Altron will market, distribute and service Nokia’s...

Claude Schuck, regional manager at Veeam Africa

South Africa: NDMC implements Veeam Availability Suite

January 16, 2017 • Cloud Computing, Hardware, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (1)

The National Disaster Management Centre (NDMC) has implemented Veeam Availability Suite in an attempt to deliver round the clock availability of all the virtualised applications in its data centre that helps keep South Africa safe. The NDMC coordinates all...

Lenovo Nigeria in partnership with Slot Systems unveiled the first retail brand store in Lagos.  (Image Credit:Blouin News)

Lenovo opens first ever brand retail store in Nigeria

December 8, 2016 • Hardware, Retail, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Lenovo opens first ever brand retail store in Nigeria

According to a report by The Guardian, Lenovo Nigeria and Slot Systems have partnered to operate the first ever brand retail store in Nigeria. The store is set to be located at the Computer Village in Ikeja, Lagos and will cater for Lenovo laptops, desktops,...

Android Nougat 7.0

Onyx to build Africa’s first smartphone plant

December 6, 2016 • Hardware, Mobile and Telecoms, Software, Startups, Top StoriesComments Off on Onyx to build Africa’s first smartphone plant

According to a report by TimesLive, South African start-up, Onyx Connect is set to become the first to manufacture smartphones in Africa. Onyx is licensed to load Google software like Android and Chrome onto devices sold under the company’s own brand or...

With the market always releasing new and better devices, how do you know which one to choose?  (Image source: Shutterstock.com)

Tips for buying devices for your business

December 1, 2016 • Hardware, OpinionComments Off on Tips for buying devices for your business

Devices are as fundamental to a business as a business plan. What’s great about modern devices is that they support a wide range of advanced business applications that can manage your work-flow from anywhere. But with the market always releasing new and...

Discover Digital aims to pave the way for a world class streamed video experience for viewers across the continent.

Discover Digital rolls out African VOD infrastructure

December 1, 2016 • Hardware, Top StoriesComments (1)

Discover Digital, is building in-market caching, storage and video on demand (VOD) server technology in its new markets across Africa, paving the way for a world class streamed video experience for viewers across the continent. “Discover Digital’s...

Guenter Nerlich, Managing Director of AWM360.

dorma + kaba Checkin a hospitality industry access control

November 29, 2016 • Hardware, Retail, Software, Top StoriesComments Off on dorma + kaba Checkin a hospitality industry access control

Data Systems (AWM360) has announced the availability of dorma + kaba CheckIn, a highly secure access control solution designed for operators within the growing hospitality industry. dorma + kaba CheckIn is a user-friendly and efficient software for the...