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Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise partners Aislelabs to enhance Wi-Fi offering

Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise partners Aislelabs to enhance Wi-Fi offering

August 19, 2019 • GeneralComments (0)

Provider of communications and infrastructure solutions, Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise (ALE) has signed a partnership with Aislelabs, a provider of cloud-based Wi-Fi location marketing and analytics. The partnership will enhance the deployment of the ALE WLAN solution by combining it with Aislelabs’ analytics platform to unlock the hidden potential of Wi-Fi...

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New Canon small business printer now available in South Africa

New Canon small business printer now available in South Africa

August 19, 2019 • General, Southern AfricaComments (0)

Drive Control Corporation (DCC) announced on Friday, 16 August 2019, that Canon’s new G-Series range is immediately available in South Africa.  David Ah-Tow, Canon product specialist at DCC, says “Each printer is designed for the demands of frequent...

Travel technology company plans to close Farelogix deal

Travel technology company plans to close Farelogix deal

August 15, 2019 • Company News, GeneralComments (0)

Travel technology provider, Sabre Corporation announced on Wednesday, 14 August 2019, that it plans on closing Farelogix deal on August 21, 2019. “We are incredibly excited to close our acquisition of Farelogix so that airlines, travel agents, corporations,...

Tech startup, Black Beard rebrands to Basalt

Tech startup, Black Beard rebrands to Basalt

August 14, 2019 • GeneralComments (0)

Tech company, Black Beard has announced a rebrand. Having evolved into a multinational, full-service technology innovator, the company has rebranded to Basalt. Basalt CEO and founder, Wayne Zwiers, explains that in a fast-changing business ecosystem, it was...

TV White Space Project receives funding for deployment in South Africa

TV White Space project receives funding for deployment in South Africa

August 12, 2019 • General, Southern AfricaComments (0)

The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) has awarded a grant to support an Adaptrum project designed to help improve internet access to rural areas of South Africa on Monday, 5 August 2019. The grant aims to fund several TV White Space (TVWS) deployments...

South Africa ranks 117 out of 149 countries in gender wage fairness

South Africa ranks 117 out of 149 countries in gender wage fairness

August 6, 2019 • General, Southern AfricaComments Off on South Africa ranks 117 out of 149 countries in gender wage fairness

In celebration of Women’s Month, Accenture, Nedbank, MTN and Business Engage have partnered to host the 2nd annual Voices of Change event on 08 August that aims to encourage men and women to play leading roles on gender parity in the workplace. It also...

Updates to simplify Xplan released

Updates to simplify financial services software, Xplan, released

August 4, 2019 • Finance, General, Online & SocialComments Off on Updates to simplify financial services software, Xplan, released

On Friday, 2 August 2019, Financial services software provider, Iress released the first of several planned updates to thousands of Xplan users. The updates are aimed at making Xplan simpler to use and to give users greater access to its functionality. The...

Futurists believe majority of businesses unprepared for digital future

Futurists believe majority of businesses unprepared for digital future

August 1, 2019 • GeneralComments Off on Futurists believe majority of businesses unprepared for digital future

Research by global engineering, design and advisory company Aurecon has revealed that nine out of 10 organisations have faced some sort of challenge in embracing digital while 68 per cent of the organisation believe the definition of digital is ‘somewhat’...

ExecuJet expands its fleet of aircraft with the PC-24.

ExecuJet adds PC-24 to Africa fleet

July 22, 2019 • General, Southern AfricaComments Off on ExecuJet adds PC-24 to Africa fleet

ExecuJet is expanding its Super Versatile Jet capabilities across Africa with the addition of a second Pilatus PC-24 to its managed fleet. ExecuJet is the first aviation company to manage and operate the PC-24 in Africa in 2018. The two new additions will be...

Experian's annual Summit unpacks customer satisfaction in a fast-paced digital world

Experian’s annual Summit unpacks customer satisfaction in a fast-paced digital world

July 18, 2019 • Events, GeneralComments Off on Experian’s annual Summit unpacks customer satisfaction in a fast-paced digital world

Experian South Africa hosted its annual Innovation Summit in Johannesburg on Thursday, 18 July 2019 which brought together international experts and senior executives to discuss why investment in technology and analytics is a must if business is going to meet...

CEM 2019 will take place at the CTICC in Cape Town, South Africa, from 31 July 2019 to 1 August 2019. Image sourced from Twitter.

CEM 2019 aims to set a new benchmark in the Customer Experience Battleground

July 18, 2019 • GeneralComments Off on CEM 2019 aims to set a new benchmark in the Customer Experience Battleground

Customer Experience Management (CEM) 2019 is said to be the largest Customer Experience Management Summit in Africa, with many companies attending the event and giving keynote presentations to press and consumers. CEM 2019 will take place between 31 July 2019...

Precise Technologies signs new distribution deal with Optimal IdM.

Precise Technologies signs distribution agreement with Optimal IdM

July 17, 2019 • GeneralComments Off on Precise Technologies signs distribution agreement with Optimal IdM

Optimal IdM, an Identity Access Management solutions company, has signed a partnership deal with Precise Technologies. As a result of this deal, Precise Technologies has become the exclusive value-added distributor (VAD) of the OptimalCloud in Turkey, Africa...

Johannesburg tops Women Entrepreneur Cities Index

Johannesburg tops Women Entrepreneur Cities Index

July 17, 2019 • General, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Johannesburg tops Women Entrepreneur Cities Index

Dell Technologies has released its latest findings for its Women Entrepreneur Cities (WE Cities) Index, and according to the study, Johannesburg’s position at 36 is more indicative of the increasing competition to attract women, entrepreneurs. It ranks...

FVC, Avaya partner to help African businesses deliver next-generation digital experiences

FVC, Avaya partner to help African businesses deliver next-generation digital experiences

July 16, 2019 • GeneralComments Off on FVC, Avaya partner to help African businesses deliver next-generation digital experiences

Value-Added-Distributor in the Middle East and Africa, FVC has partnered with Avaya to help businesses across North, West, East, Centra Africa and Egypt (NWECA) deliver unmatched customer experiences with Unified Communications, Collaboration and Cloud...

Digital skills training critical for Africa's emerging workforce-Liquid Telecom study

Digital skills training critical for Africa’s emerging workforce

July 10, 2019 • Features, GeneralComments Off on Digital skills training critical for Africa’s emerging workforce

In a bid to get an understanding of the ICT skills landscape in Africa, Liquid Telecom conducted a study that identifies what resources and training is needed in Africa, and pinpoint where the digital skills gap most greatly needs addressing. The AfriCAN...

Printronix partners with Tri-Continental to expand reach in Africa

Printronix partners Tri-Continental to expand reach in Africa

July 10, 2019 • East Africa, General, North Africa, West AfricaComments Off on Printronix partners Tri-Continental to expand reach in Africa

On Tuesday, 9 July 2019, Printronix signed an agreement with Tri-Continental to broaden their reseller base and strengthen presence within Central, East and West Africa. Under the agreement, Tri-Continental will distribute Printronix and TallyGenicom line...