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Posts Tagged ‘SMEs’

  • Daryl Blundell - GM, Sage Pastel Accounting.

    SMEs under pressure to use tech more effectively

    March 31, 2015 • Opinion, Top StoriesComments (0)

    African SMEs are under growing pressure to use technology in more sophisticated ways to meet the expectations of their customers, reduce costs, and stay ahead of growing regulatory and tax compliance demands. This is according to Daryl Blundell, General...

  • Dawie

    ITSM principles can benefit SMEs

    July 8, 2014 • OpinionComments Off on ITSM principles can benefit SMEs

    IT Service Management (ITSM) is a concept that is generally thought to apply only to large enterprises. It is typically associated with acronyms such as ITIL, CoBIT and ISO 20000, as well as expensive software solutions that are well outside of the budget of...

  • Microsoft Corp. chief operating officer Kevin Turner (image: Robert Sorbo/Microsoft/Handout)

    Microsoft looks to empower SA SMEs

    November 6, 2013 • Online, Top StoriesComments Off on Microsoft looks to empower SA SMEs

    Microsoft Corp. chief operating officer Kevin Turner today unveiled an online hub that will give South African small and mid-sized enterprises (SMEs) access to a range of free products and services from Microsoft and other partners. The hub,...

  • Empowered by technology, SMEs can now go toe-to-toe with big business

    July 16, 2012 • OpinionComments Off on Empowered by technology, SMEs can now go toe-to-toe with big business

    There was a time when small-to-medium sized organisations had to make do with whatever they had to even stand a chance of survival. Not too long ago, the issue of technology procurement and application in SMEs or SMBs was shrouded in frustration and...

  • SMEs central to SA’s BPO growth strategy

    July 11, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on SMEs central to SA’s BPO growth strategy

    A black-owned Cape Town-based business process outsourcing (BPO) provider is looking to more than double the size of its business over the next two years after signing an enterprise development agreement with established South African BPO provider, Aegis. SA...

  • Google Nigeria gets 5000 SMEs online

    November 1, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Google Nigeria gets 5000 SMEs online

    Google Incorporated said on 31 October 2011, that through its latest initiative, 5,000 of Nigeria ’s SMEs would move their businesses online in the next five days. According to BusinessDayOnline.com, statistics indicate that there are three million SMEs in...

  • How to Empower SMEs through cloud computing

    October 20, 2011 • Top StoriesComments Off on How to Empower SMEs through cloud computing

    Operating a successful SME in the current economic environment takes a fiercely determined and entrepreneurial attitude, some out-of-the-box thinking to gain a competitive edge and a keen financial mind to manage cash flow and save on costs. Over the last...

  • IBM offers qualified SMEs access to Global Financing

    October 13, 2011 • Software, Top StoriesComments Off on IBM offers qualified SMEs access to Global Financing

    IBM South Africa today announced that credit-qualified small and medium businesses will be able to access IBM’s Global Financing’s $1 billion pot of funding made available to SMB’s, to take advantage of a new suite of advanced technologies such as...

  • Q&A: VoIP hacking attacks exposed

    October 10, 2011 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Q&A: VoIP hacking attacks exposed

    Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) networks allow people to make phone calls over the Internet at very low or no cost at all. But while VoIP is affordable,  it still lacks proper security features. Major enterprises are being warned against the growing...

  • BCX and ARC Telecoms partner to service SMEs

    May 5, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on BCX and ARC Telecoms partner to service SMEs

    In a move that is expected to boost the South African SME business sector, ARC Telecoms and Business Connexion (BCX) have signed a reseller agreement. This will allow the two companies to more effectively deliver enterprise grade IT solutions to South...

  • Nashua Mobile: Focus on connectivity and hosted solutions

    March 31, 2010 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Nashua Mobile: Focus on connectivity and hosted solutions

    Nashua Mobile’s strategy for 2010 summed up in one word: Connectivity. Aside from launching a new division, EasiSolutions, in March this year, offering tailor-made solutions to clients and corporates, the company also plans to diversify its product...

  • Networking for SMEs

    March 16, 2010 • OpinionComments Off on Networking for SMEs

    Creating a solid backbone for organisations’ ICT infrastructure means first analyzing the right options, says Riaan Leuschner, MD of Nology...

  • Zain launches mobile tool for SMEs

    February 22, 2010 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Zain launches mobile tool for SMEs

    Mobile operator Zain today announced a new package for its business customers. Launched in Nigeria, OgaLine for Zain My Business subscribers was designed to assist small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in improving mobile usage for both owners and their...