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Posts Tagged ‘Saas’

  • SD-WAN market, Citrix

    Opinion: Brendan McAravey discusses the future of SD-WAN

    August 18, 2017 • Cloud Computing, OpinionComments Off on Opinion: Brendan McAravey discusses the future of SD-WAN

    For those that haven’t been following the rapidly growing SD-WAN market, Cisco’s acquisition of Viptela may seem to have come out of the blue. After all, $610M is a hefty premium for a very young company with an estimated $30M in annual revenue. But for...

  • IoT

    AWS Customers Access New Global Cellular for IoT Devices

    July 28, 2017 • Internet of Things, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on AWS Customers Access New Global Cellular for IoT Devices

    Eseye announced details of a new, fully integrated, enhanced global cellular connectivity service, available on Amazon Web Services (AWS) Marketplace and featured on its new Internet of Things (IoT) category landing page. AnyNet Secure Cellular Connectivity...

  • Brad Taylor, CEO, Workz Group,

    Mobile solutions provider launches new IoT services

    June 22, 2017 • East Africa, Internet of Things, Mobile and Telecoms, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Mobile solutions provider launches new IoT services

    Workz Group, the mobile solutions and serialization software company has announced a agreement with UK telecoms software company Simulity Labs. The Value-Added Reseller agreement sees Workz provide Simulity regional commercial and technical support for...

  • Kaspersky Lab’s Customer Survey 2016 reveals that 26% of internet users have no idea how malware ended up on their device.  (image: Charlie Fripp)

    Saas trusted by SMB’s for security-Kaspersky Lab

    October 25, 2016 • Security, Software, Top StoriesComments Off on Saas trusted by SMB’s for security-Kaspersky Lab

    Kaspersky Lab presented its latest research that shows what threats SMBs face and how they bridge the gap between smaller IT security budgets and limited expertise. For those SMBs without the necessary internal resources or available budgets, Security as a...

  • Dimension Data recognised 
as 2017 Microsoft Country Partner of the Year for Kenya & Rwanda.
(Image Source: gregcaliphotography.com).

    Workplaces not ready for cyber threats of tomorrow

    October 13, 2016 • SecurityComments Off on Workplaces not ready for cyber threats of tomorrow

    Dimension Data published a white paper that examines the need for organisations to transform in order to allow employees to work in more mobile workspaces. In fact, enterprises that fail to offer employees a flexible, autonomous, and creative work environment...

  • Angus Herringer, joint Head of Financial Services, e4.

    Digitisation and custom SaaS start proving their worth in Africa

    October 11, 2016 • Opinion, SoftwareComments Off on Digitisation and custom SaaS start proving their worth in Africa

    According to Gartner, SaaS shows no signs of decline, with even the smallest SaaS segment seeing a compound annual growth rate of 19.7% through 2019. Angus Herringer, joint Head of Financial Services, e4, a technology solutions company, says the trend is...

  • Business Connexion Nigeria has invested significantly to ensure it has the skills, certifications and capability to deliver across the entire Oracle stack of hardware, software and industry solutions.

    Business Connexion Africa becomes first in-country Oracle Platinum Partner

    October 6, 2016 • Big Data, Cloud Computing, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Business Connexion Africa becomes first in-country Oracle Platinum Partner

    Organisations across the globe are focusing their energies on digital transformation in order to stay relevant in ever-changing market conditions. The Zambian market is no different and, if organisations want to survive disruption and adapt to the needs of a...

  • Two graduates from AUN have developed an app for the health insurance sector in Nigeria

    Adventist Health Cures Aging Legacy IT Systems with Oracle Cloud

    September 26, 2016 • Cloud Computing, HealthcareComments Off on Adventist Health Cures Aging Legacy IT Systems with Oracle Cloud

    Adventist Health, a faith-based, nonprofit integrated health system, has selected Oracle Applications Cloud as part of an end-to-end Cloud deployment to modernize its IT systems and transform the performance of key business functions including HR and Finance....

  • Understanding  cloud terminology

    A short guide to cloud terminology

    May 22, 2014 • EnterpriseComments Off on A short guide to cloud terminology

    Many people who are considering taking their IT operations into the cloud find themselves overwhelmed by the new technology that they’re supposed to understand. Cloud providers rattle off terms like SaaS or PaaS like you should know what they mean, when...

  • Lagos, Nigeria. (Image source: Shutterstock)

    Vodacom Business Nigeria means business on software

    December 12, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Vodacom Business Nigeria means business on software

    Vodacom Business Nigeria has introduced a SaaS solution designed to assist businesses to lower costs associated with running and maintaining software. The hosted information management solution is designed to empower business users, in operations of all...

  • Cloud makes technology accessible to small and medium business

    June 28, 2013 • OpinionComments Off on Cloud makes technology accessible to small and medium business

    Software as a services (Saas) is gaining momentum in South Africa, especially in the small and medium business sector where companies can now afford the same business systems previously only available to large organisations with big IT budgets. The cloud is...

  • Simple and secure wins the BYOD race

    April 10, 2013 • OpinionComments Off on Simple and secure wins the BYOD race

    Driven by the consumerisation of IT, user-owned devices are increasingly used for business purposes, forcing significant changes in organisations. Now, more than ever, businesses in South Africa need to consider bring-your-own-device (BYOD) policies to...

  • The future business is ‘Everything as a Service

    October 13, 2011 • OpinionComments Off on The future business is ‘Everything as a Service

    It’s no secret that any successful company has the ability to respond quickly to changes in the business environment. While a significant portion of this agility comes down to effective management structures, an equally large segment can be attributed to...

  • Actnet launches next generation software

    July 8, 2011 • EnterpriseComments Off on Actnet launches next generation software

    Actnet Print Concepts, a provider of Enterprise Content Management solutions to South African enterprises, has launched a next generation Edd (Enterprise Document Delivery) software that enables businesses to control both electronic and printed documents from...

  • Symantec partners IS to bring cloud based data security to Africa

    September 16, 2010 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Symantec partners IS to bring cloud based data security to Africa

    Symantec has announced a strategic partnership between Symantec Hosted Services and Internet Solutions to bring Symantec’s security SaaS services to African businesses. The partnership will see IS become Symantec Hosted Services primary route to market in...

  • Saas, a promise too far?

    June 14, 2010 • OpinionComments Off on Saas, a promise too far?

    Software as a service (SaaS) will have a role in the future of IT, but not the dominant future that was first thought, according to Gartner, Inc. Organisations should carefully assess their software needs in light of the current promises delivered on by SaaS....