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Software AG Innovation Tour 2019

October 11, 2019 • Digital Transformation, Events, Software, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Software AG Innovation Tour 2019

Earlier this month, Software AG kicked off the South African leg of its much anticipated Innovation Tour 2019 at Langhams Executive Conferencing in Fourways. The event brought together thought leaders, visionaries, guest speakers, solution experts and a crowd of eager-to-learn attendees from all over the world. VP & Country Managing Director of Software...

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Westcon-Comstor Sub-Saharan Africa to distribute Check Point Software

Westcon-Comstor Sub-Saharan Africa to distribute Check Point Software

September 27, 2019 • Security, SoftwareComments Off on Westcon-Comstor Sub-Saharan Africa to distribute Check Point Software

Westcon-Comstor Sub-Saharan Africa, value-added technology distributor has announced the appointment of Westcon-Comstor as a Check Point distributor for the Sub-Saharan African region. The appointment highlights further expansion of the Westcon-Comstor...

Social software to nearly double by 2023- Gartner

Social software to nearly double by 2023- Gartner

September 25, 2019 • General, SoftwareComments Off on Social software to nearly double by 2023- Gartner

Gartner predicts that the market for social software and collaboration in the workplace will grow from an estimated $2.7 billion in 2018 to $4.8 billion by 2023. According to the company, nearly 60 per cent of enterprise application software providers will...

Avinash Lakshman, CEO of Hedvig (left), and Sanjay Mirchandani, CEO of Commvault (right)

Commvault acquires software-defined storage company Hedvig

September 6, 2019 • Cloud Computing, Company News, SoftwareComments Off on Commvault acquires software-defined storage company Hedvig

On 5 September 2019, Commvault, a cloud and on-premises data software company, has announced that it has acquired Hedvig, a software-defined storage company. The acquisition is said to have cost $225 million, which includes ongoing employee retention and the...

Huawei's newest smartphone software - 5 things you need to know

Huawei’s newest smartphone software – 5 things you need to know

August 29, 2019 • Lists, Mobile and Telecoms, Software, Top StoriesComments Off on Huawei’s newest smartphone software – 5 things you need to know

With more than 500 million active daily users in over 216 countries and support for up to 77 languages, it’s safe to say that Huawei has come a long way since it was first founded. But now, the smartphone giant – who’s been famed for...

Updates to simplify Xplan released

Updates to simplify financial services software, Xplan, released

August 4, 2019 • Finance, General, Online & Social, SoftwareComments 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...

Job-seeker software company receives $35 million in funding

Job-seeker software company receives $35 million in funding

August 1, 2019 • Careers, Software, StartupsComments Off on Job-seeker software company receives $35 million in funding

Harver, a pre-employment assessment software company, announced on Thursday, 1 August 2019, that it has raised $15 million in Series B funding. The investment is said to allow invest meant in digital automation to further accelerate Harver’s vision to...

Tim Willits has announced his resignation as Studio Director at id Software. Image sourced from Twitter.

id Software’s studio director announces resignation

July 19, 2019 • Gadgets and Gaming, SoftwareComments Off on id Software’s studio director announces resignation

Prolific and iconic video game development studio id Software will soon lose its studio director. Tim Willits announced his plans to resign from the company via a Twitter announcement made on 18 July 2019. Willits said that he will resign after this...

Microsoft builds capacity of women software engineers in Kenya

Microsoft builds capacity of women software engineers in Kenya

July 18, 2019 • Careers, East Africa, Software, West AfricaComments Off on Microsoft builds capacity of women software engineers in Kenya

In an effort to build support for local women in ICT, Microsoft has recruited engineers to work in its new Africa Development Centre (ADC) in Kenya and in Nigeria. In June, ADC Nairobi hosted its first LEAP hackathon for 26 female developers, challenging...

Lilith, one of the main non-player characters in Borderlands 3. Image sourced from Borderlands.

Gearbox Software shares new details about Borderlands 3

July 10, 2019 • Gadgets and Gaming, SoftwareComments Off on Gearbox Software shares new details about Borderlands 3

The Gaming Community Expo, formerly known as GuardianCon, took place from 5 July 2019 to 7 July 2019 at Rosen Shingle Creek, Florida, USA. Among the game developers and publishers present was Gearbox Software, who is set to release its highly anticipated...

The Shoptech booth at NMW Australia 2019. Image sourced from Twitter.

Shoptech Software announces international expansion

July 9, 2019 • Digital Transformation, Retail, Software, Southern AfricaComments Off on Shoptech Software announces international expansion

American software company Shoptech Software has announced plans to expand into the global manufacturing market. The company been selling software in North America for the past 35 years and plans to expand its services across the globe. The E2 Shop System is...

The Foresight Security system was developed by Pretoria-based electronic engineer Derek van der Merwe.

South African-designed software improves CCTV cameras

June 24, 2019 • Software, Southern Africa, StartupsComments Off on South African-designed software improves CCTV cameras

One of the first South African-designed and manufactured CCTV camera software systems has recently been publically released. The Foresight Security System is designed by Pretoria-based electronic engineer and computer scientist Derek van der Merwe. The system...

Cisco announces new software advancements at Cisco Live 2019

Cisco announces new software advancements at Cisco Live 2019

June 11, 2019 • Artificial Intelligence, Events, Software, Top StoriesComments Off on Cisco announces new software advancements at Cisco Live 2019

Technology leader, Cisco announced a number of software innovations designed for managing and securing networks at the 30th Cisco Live US taking place on 09-13 June 2019 in San Diego, California. The company introduced new artificial intelligence and machine...

ITR Technology set to expand into Africa with ManageEngine Software

ITR Technology set to expand into Africa with ManageEngine Software

June 6, 2019 • Software, Sponsored, Top StoriesComments Off on ITR Technology set to expand into Africa with ManageEngine Software

ITR Technology, the sole distributers of ManageEngine software in South Africa have announced their move into Namibia and Mozambique, headed up by ITR Technology’s recently appointed Christiaan PJ De Waal (Business Development Manager for Africa)....

redPanda Software Skills Development Programme endorsed by the Premier

redPanda Software Skills Development Programme endorsed by the Premier

June 3, 2019 • Careers, Software, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on redPanda Software Skills Development Programme endorsed by the Premier

With South Africa’s unemployment rate hovering around 27 per cent (among the highest in the world), job creation and skills development have arguably become critical to South Africa’s economic and social stability. Fortunately, many business...

UNICEF provides software and machine learning support in Sierra Leone

UNICEF provides software and machine learning support in Sierra Leone

May 30, 2019 • General, Software, West AfricaComments Off on UNICEF provides software and machine learning support in Sierra Leone

UNICEF is collaborating with the Directorate of Science, Technology and Innovation (DSTI) in the Office of the President, on a knowledge exchange partnership, around innovative Machine Learning techniques in Sierra Leone.​ ​A two-person team from the...