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Oracle Cloud solutions streamline payroll, core human resources and recruitment processes for the global money transfer business

Oracle HM Cloud yields success for MoneyGram

September 22, 2016 • Cloud Computing, Enterprise Architecture, SoftwareComments (0)

Oracle announced that MoneyGram International Inc. has implemented Oracle HCM Cloud to overhaul its human resources (HR) operations and reduce administrative processes to be more efficient. Reports that previously took 40-hours to produce can now be completed in 80 percent less time. Serving more than 350,000 agent locations in more than 200 counties,...

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Carlos Ghosn, Chairman and CEO, Renault-Nissan Alliance

Renault-Nissan acquires French software-development company

September 21, 2016 • Software, Top StoriesComments (0)

Alliance Senior Vice President of Connected Vehicles and Mobility Services, Ogi Redzic has announced that The Renault-Nissan Alliance is acquiring the French software-development company Sylpheo to accelerate the expansion of its connected vehicle and...

Isaac Mophatlane - CEO Business Connexion. (Image Source: BCX)

Telkom| Business Connexion launch SAP HANA Enterprise

September 16, 2016 • Cloud Computing, Software, Top StoriesComments (0)

In line with growing market demands, Telkom| Business Connexion in partnership with SAP Africa has launched its SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud (SAP HEC) service out of its carrier-neutral, Tier IV certified data centre. Enabled by SAP’s groundbreaking in-memory...

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Resolve Immix wins Microsoft ERP Partner of the Year Award

August 29, 2016 • Software, Southern Africa, SponsoredComments Off on Resolve Immix wins Microsoft ERP Partner of the Year Award

Resolve Immix, leading software solutions provider, is proud to announce that they have won Microsoft’s FY16 ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) Partner of the Year Award for South Africa. The annual Microsoft Partner Network Awards recognises South African...

Citrix Synergy 2016

Citrix releases free version of NetScaler CPX Express

August 25, 2016 • East Africa, North Africa, Software, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Citrix releases free version of NetScaler CPX Express

Digital business transformation is driving line of business (LOB) to adopt rapid application development and deployment methodologies, such as DevOps. To stay ahead of the competition and adapt to rapidly changing customer and market demands, businesses and...

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Nigeria: Delta State tackles land ownership bane with SA tech

June 28, 2016 • Software, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Nigeria: Delta State tackles land ownership bane with SA tech

New, South African developed digital signature technology sits behind a major breakthrough for Nigeria’s Delta State government, which kicks off its “Fast Track 90” scheme – a new digital system for the acquisition of legal titles for landed property....

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Top predictions for DevOps in 2016

June 27, 2016 • East Africa, Enterprise, North Africa, Software, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (1)

To say that we’re living in a digital revolution has become a cliché at this point. But with every day that passes, it becomes more true. We can order taxi service, deposit checks, and lock our front door via apps on our phones. When driving, we may have...

E-commerce Nigeria

The need for Open source skills in Africa

May 16, 2016 • Opinion, Software, Top StoriesComments Off on The need for Open source skills in Africa

With many businesses transitioning from legacy systems to ones built on open source (OS) software, there is a need for skilled employees that can unlock the value this approach offers. Despite the fact that OS skills development is nothing new, the subtle...

The Android KitKat statue unveiled by Google's Senior Vice President Sundar Pichai (image: Google)

Old Android devices at risk of downloading malware

May 11, 2016 • Software, Top StoriesComments Off on Old Android devices at risk of downloading malware

While observing the activity of several cybercriminal groups, Kaspersky Lab researchers have spotted unusual activity in a malicious script, on an infected website, which is putting Android users at risk. The script usually activates the download of Flash...

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Windows 10 to receive Facebook, Messenger and Instagram apps

April 29, 2016 • East Africa, North Africa, Software, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Windows 10 to receive Facebook, Messenger and Instagram apps

Microsoft has revealed that Windows 10 will be offering consumers the opportunity to download, via the Windows Store, the latest Facebook and Messenger apps for Windows 10 PCs and Tablets. To add to the news, the official Instagram app for Windows 10 mobile...

Veeam Nimble

Veeam gets enterprises Nimble with Availability Suite Version 9.5

April 26, 2016 • East Africa, Enterprise, North Africa, Software, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Veeam gets enterprises Nimble with Availability Suite Version 9.5

At the 2016 VeeamON Forum, which was held at the Jumeirah Beach Hotel in Dubai, Veeam Software – the innovative provider of solutions that deliver Availability for the Always-On Enterprise – revealed that the company will expand existing...

Skype for Business

Using Skype Translator to ensure that nothing gets lost in translation

April 25, 2016 • SoftwareComments Off on Using Skype Translator to ensure that nothing gets lost in translation

Over the course of the last few years, various technology trends such as cloud computing, social networking, mobility, and analytics have disrupted established business models as well as industries and changed the way and speed at which people communicate and...

Ratmir Timashev - CEO Veeam

Veeam Availability Orchestrator to enable Disaster Recovery

April 14, 2016 • Company News, Software, Top StoriesComments Off on Veeam Availability Orchestrator to enable Disaster Recovery

Veeam Software, the innovative provider of solutions that deliver Availability for the Always-On Enterprise, announced Veeam Availability Orchestrator, a multi-hypervisor disaster recovery (DR) orchestration engine that enables enterprises to easily execute,...

Veeam Software

Veeam Expands EMEA ProPartner Program

April 8, 2016 • Company News, Software, Top StoriesComments Off on Veeam Expands EMEA ProPartner Program

Veeam Software, the innovative provider of solutions that deliver Availability for the Always-On Enterprise, has announced an expansion to its EMEA ProPartner Program, building upon its many successes since its initial launch in 2008. Veeam ProPartner...

Office 2016

Microsoft South Africa launches SQL Server 2016

April 8, 2016 • Enterprise, Software, Top StoriesComments Off on Microsoft South Africa launches SQL Server 2016

Microsoft South Africa launched SQL Server 2016 locally, which is the data platform built with advanced predictive analytics capabilities. SQL Server 2016 allows organisations of all sizes to tap into the power of the cloud, data and intelligence to...

Windows 10

Microsoft outlines new innovations for Windows 10

April 1, 2016 • Software, Top StoriesComments Off on Microsoft outlines new innovations for Windows 10

At Build 2016, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and Terry Myerson, executive vice president of Windows and Devices Group, talked to thousands of developers about the work Microsoft Corp. is doing to help them embrace the new era of conversational intelligence and...