Video Interview: Big Data & Connected Intelligence changes everything – HP

February 11, 2015 • Top Stories, VideoComments (0)

Joseph Kim is the Senior Director and General Manager for HP Propel. According to Kim, HP Software’s product lineup aims to help IT organisation transform into an IT Service Broker. Kim is the strategic leader and unifying force behind HP Propel, a new line of innovative products from HP in the Service Portfolio Management space. ...

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African Travel

Video Interview: Transforming African travel with smart technology – Sabre

February 9, 2015 • Top Stories, VideoComments (0)

Travel and tourism alone is the third most popular topic, according to Sabre Corporation, for mobile apps, behind weather and news. These are mainly limited to mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets, but the opportunity for wearable technology with...

IFS World

Video Interview: IFS targets Africa as key growth market

January 26, 2015 • Top Stories, VideoComments (0)

Alastair Sorbie is currently CEO and President of IFS, a position he has held since 2006. Sorbie joined the Swedish ERP solutions provider as managing director in 1997, when IFS entered the UK market. During his time as IFS UK MD, Sorbie played an important...

Paolo Campoli Cisco

Video Interview: The quest for service provider collaboration – Cisco CTO

December 15, 2014 • Top Stories, VideoComments (0)

Paolo Campoli is the Head of Middle East & Africa Global SP Sales and SP CTO for the EMEA Sales Region at Cisco. His responsibilities include direct Sales leadership for Global Service Providers accounts in the ME&A region, managing the entire...

Kian Ellens

Video Interview: Delivering carrier class Wi-Fi across the V&A Waterfront – Cisco

December 12, 2014 • VideoComments (0)

IT News Africa caught up with Kian Ellens, Sales Business Development Manager for Cisco South Africa at AfricaCom 2014. In the interview, Ellens explains how Cisco and Dimension Data have delivered carrier class Wi-Fi across the V&A Waterfront, located in...

Chris Daniels Facebook

Video Interview: Internet connectivity changes lives – Facebook VP

November 14, 2014 • Top Stories, VideoComments (0)

At AfricaCom 2014, IT News Africa had an exclusive interview with Chris Daniels, Facebook’s Vice President for Daniels explains in the interview that Facebook’s mission is to make the world more open and connected. Daniels also...

Airtel CEO Christiaan De Faria.

Video Interview: Airtel to improve network & efficiency moving forward – Airtel CEO

November 13, 2014 • Top Stories, VideoComments (0)

IT News Africa had an exclusive interview with Christian De Faria, CEO – Airtel Africa AfricaCom 2014. The Airtel Africa CEO explains in the interview that Airtel is focusing on its customers, expanding in Africa, and improving the overall efficiency...

Sabrina Dar

Video Interview: Bringing the Connected City to East Africa – Cisco

November 11, 2014 • Top Stories, VideoComments (0)

IT News Africa caught up with Sabrina Dar, who is the general manager for East Africa for Cisco. Sabrina discusses the features and benefits that a connected city will bring to Kenya and East Africa. In the interview Sabrina also covers the challenges of a...

Abi Jagun

Video Interview: Boosting the interest of ICT in Nigeria – Jugun

November 10, 2014 • Top Stories, Video, West AfricaComments (0)

IT News Africa caught up with Abi Jagun at the GSMA Mobile 360 Africa conference, which was held at the Clock Tower Conference Centre in Cape Town, South Africa. Jagun discusses how ICT is growing in Nigeria as well as assists woman to break into the...


Video Interview: Simple supply chain into complex supply chain – SYSPRO

October 24, 2014 • Top Stories, VideoComments (0)

Meryl Malcomess is the Marketing Director at SYSPRO. She has been with SYSPRO for over 18 years and is involved in determining the strategic direction of its marketing activities. By the age of 21 Meryl became both the first female and the youngest Financial...

Lorna Hardie

Video Interview: Top 5 software challenges faced by SA companies – HP

October 24, 2014 • Top Stories, VideoComments (0)

As a veteran employee at HP, Lorna Hardie, in an exclusive interview with IT News Africa, details the top 5 software challenges faced by South African companies. At HP, Hardie is responsible for the end to end Management of the the HP Software team and...

WeChat app

Video Interview: “Africa’s mobile future is exciting” – Brett Loubser

October 14, 2014 • East Africa, North Africa, Southern Africa, Top Stories, Video, West AfricaComments (0)

IT News Africa caught up with Brett Loubser, WeChat’s head of Africa, at the Tech4Africa conference – which was held at the Sci Bono Centre in Johannesburg. Recently, IT News Africa also spoke to Gareth Knight, creator of Tech4Africa in order to...

Ron Raffensperger, Chief Technology Officer at Huawei

Video Interview: “African Governments looking at Cloud” – CTO Huawei

September 23, 2014 • Top Stories, VideoComments (0)

Ron Raffensperger, Chief Technology Officer at Huawei, is an expert in cloud computing with over 30 years of experience in the IT, software and telecom industries.  He has a broad background in telecom, high-performance computing, databases and big data....

Gartner Symposium

Video Interview: Deon Scheepers – Interactive Intelligence

September 22, 2014 • VideoComments (0)

IT News Africa caught up with Deon Scheepers, strategic consultant for Interactive Intelligence – at the 2014 Gartner Symposium. Deon Scheepers gave us an exclusive overview of his presentation titled ” To Cloud or Not to Cloud.” The video...

Jeffrey Mann

Video Interview: Jeffrey Mann research vice president – Gartner

September 15, 2014 • Top Stories, VideoComments (0)

Jeffrey Mann is a Research Vice President for collaboration and social software at Gartner Research. Mann focuses on social software, team workspaces, the collaboration market, file sharing and sync, cloud-based collaboration platforms and user policies and...

Will Hahn

Video Interview: Will Hahn principal research analyst – Gartner

September 12, 2014 • Top Stories, VideoComments (0)

Will Hahn, principal research analyst, Gartner, presented at the 2014 Gartner Symposium this week in Cape Town South Africa. Hahn presented on how digital services will transform telecom markets in South Africa and beyond. Additionally, Hahn spoke on the...