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    GIBS to create digital awareness among business leaders

    January 23, 2015 • Company News, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

    The University of Pretoria’s Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) and Dimension Data revealed the formation of the Dimension Data Programme in Digital Disruption, which will be funded by Dimension Data through a sponsorship endowment to GIBS. The...

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    Dimension Data acquires Mweb assets

    September 22, 2014 • Company News, Top StoriesComments Off on Dimension Data acquires Mweb assets

    South African based internet service provider Internet Solutions, a division of Dimension Data, has revealed that it has recently signed an agreement to purchase several assets as well as business divisions from Mweb Connect. According to the company, Mweb...

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    Organisations investing in network architectures to support cloud

    July 7, 2014 • Cloud ComputingComments Off on Organisations investing in network architectures to support cloud

    New data published by Dimension Data revealed that while organisations continue to invest in pervasive wireless connectivity at the edge of their networks, they are also starting to invest in the access network infrastructure needed to support this wireless...

  • Dimension Steve Joubert, Group Executive for the Data Centre Business Unit (image: supplied)

    Dimension Data to quadruple data centre business

    April 30, 2014 • Cloud Computing, Top StoriesComments Off on Dimension Data to quadruple data centre business

    Dimension Data, a global solutions and services provider, said today that it will quadruple the size of its data centre business to $4 billion in the next five years. The Group’s existing $1 billion data centre business has a significant presence in all...

  • Brett Dawson, Dimension Data CEO (image: Dimension Data)

    Dimension Data acquires US firm Nexus

    April 29, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Dimension Data acquires US firm Nexus

    Dimension Data, the $6 billion ICT solutions and services provider has acquired 100% of Nexus for an undisclosed sum. Founded in 2004 and headquartered in Valencia, California, Nexus is a privately-owned provider of advanced IT solutions serving enterprises,...

  • Brett Dawson, Dimension Data CEO (image: Dimension Data)

    Dimension Data opens office in Ghana

    April 14, 2014 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Dimension Data opens office in Ghana

    Dimension Data, the $5.8 billion global ICT solutions and services provider, has expanded its presence in West Africa and opened an office in Ghana. The Group has been operating in the West African market for a decade with an operation in Nigeria. In...

  • Brett Dawson, Dimension Data CEO (image: Dimension Data)

    Dimension Data completes acquisition of NextiraOne

    February 5, 2014 • Company NewsComments Off on Dimension Data completes acquisition of NextiraOne

    Dimension Data, a $5.8 billion global solutions and services provider, today announced that it has acquired certain subsidiaries of NextiraOne, the European multinational company that designs, installs, maintains, and supports business solutions and...

  • Darren Arnold, Dimension Data managing executive for Contact Centre Solutions, Middle East and Africa. (Image source: Dimension Data)

    Voice biometrics solves most authentication problems

    January 31, 2014 • Opinion, Southern AfricaComments Off on Voice biometrics solves most authentication problems

    Voice biometrics is one of those technologies: it changes the game. It’s not in wide use anywhere in the world, yet, but it’s going to be the norm for authenticating identity within the next few years. It’s been worked on and refined for almost fifteen...

  • Rudy Gopaul, Britehouse’s Chief Technology Officer (image: Britehouse)

    Britehouse innovates with military precision

    November 29, 2013 • FeaturesComments Off on Britehouse innovates with military precision

    How does a company innovate and expand their offerings if they are constantly on the driving edge of technology? That was exactly the issue that solutions provider Britehouse faced. Britehouse delivers SAP, Microsoft, Mobile and Social Business Process...

  • Internet Solutions and AlwaysOn launched the first of many carrier-grade Wi-Fi solutions at Cradlestone Mall (image: GetIt Online)

    Mogale City mall gets SA’s first carrier-grade Wi-Fi

    November 28, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Southern AfricaComments Off on Mogale City mall gets SA’s first carrier-grade Wi-Fi

    South Africans are set to experience the next evolution in mobile connectivity, as Internet Solutions and AlwaysOn launched the first of many carrier-grade Wi-Fi solutions at Cradlestone Mall this month. With plans to roll-out nationwide to other key...

  • Andrew McNair, Dimension Data’s Head of Global Benchmarking. (Image source: Dimension Data)

    Generation ‘Y’ hanging up on traditional phones

    November 5, 2013 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Generation ‘Y’ hanging up on traditional phones

    New contact centre research published today reveals that for Generation Y – that’s individuals born between 1980 and 2000 – the phone is now the third choice of engagement after electronic messaging and smartphone applications.  In addition, the...

  • Enyonam Kumahor,  regional MD of Pan-Africa for global IT consulting firm ThoughtWorks. (Image source: Chris Tredger)

    Do women need to act like men to make it in ICT?

    October 15, 2013 • Features, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Do women need to act like men to make it in ICT?

    Business leaders and industry analysts from Africa’s ICT sector agree that while there is progress being made to address disproportion (for example the amount of women in the technology market, sufficent representation at leadership level and in terms of...

  • Derek Wilcocks, CEO, Dimension Data Middle East & Africa (image: file)

    New appointments to AccessKenya Group Board

    September 19, 2013 • PeopleComments Off on New appointments to AccessKenya Group Board

    Dimension Data said today that it has made three new appointments to the AccessKenya Group Board of Directors. The new directors are Dimension Data Middle East & Africa CEO, Derek Wilcocks, Nick Reed, MD of Internet Solutions International, and Julian...

  • A review of the top cloud service providers. (Image source: cloud via Shutterstock.com)

    Africa’s top multinational cloud service providers

    September 13, 2013 • ListsComments Off on Africa’s top multinational cloud service providers

    Experts within Africa’s burgeoning ICT landscape agree that the business case behind cloud services is clear: it offers flexibility (both in adoption and in terms of pricing), it enables agility within companies that are conscious of liquidity in the...

  • Cloud solution adoption and updake is on the increase in Africa. (Image source: InnovationDinner/Flickr)

    Africa’s cloud solution pundits urge market to ‘try it out’

    September 6, 2013 • Cloud Computing, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Africa’s cloud solution pundits urge market to ‘try it out’

    Although business leaders and analysts within Africa’s growing ICT sector agree that a sense of hesitancy hovers over the increased adoption of cloud solutions, there is consensus that there is benefit in the application of the technology. At...

  • Cloud solution adoption is on the increase in Africa. (Image source: Innovation Dinner/Flickr)

    Cloud moving into Africa’s radar

    September 5, 2013 • Cloud Computing, Southern AfricaComments Off on Cloud moving into Africa’s radar

      Africa is on its way to realise massive technology growth and increased connectivity, fuelled, in part, by the adoption and application of cloud solutions. Driven by mobile applications and economic aid, amongst others, there are increased rates of...