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MTN and RIM Launch BlackBerry Solution in Ghana

July 3, 2008 • Top StoriesComments Off on MTN and RIM Launch BlackBerry Solution in Ghana

Accra, Ghana and Waterloo, ON – MTN and Research In Motion (RIM) (Nasdaq: RIMM; TSX: RIM), a global leader in wireless innovation, today announced the launch of the BlackBerry® solution for mobile subscribers in Ghana...

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Zimbabwe: Mobile Networks up tarrifs by 100%

July 2, 2008 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Zimbabwe: Mobile Networks up tarrifs by 100%

Econet, TelOne and Telecel – yesterday hiked tariffs by slightly over 100 percent. Econet Buddie intra-network now costs $143 million on average per minute during peak periods, while off-peak calls have been pegged at $136 million on average...

Nigeria: NCC to Tackle GSM Operators Over High Sms Tariff

July 2, 2008 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Nigeria: NCC to Tackle GSM Operators Over High Sms Tariff

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) is to wade into the high tariffs charged for SMS by communication networks operating in the country, executive vice chairman of the Commission, Dr. Ernest Ndukwe has said...

Oracle Secure Enterprise Search Recognized as an Industry Leader

July 2, 2008 • Top StoriesComments Off on Oracle Secure Enterprise Search Recognized as an Industry Leader

Oracle today announced that Oracle Secure Enterprise Search has been named a Leader in the May 2008 report “The Forrester Wave: Enterprise Search Q2 2008” based on an evaluation against 147 criteria...

Ironport Receives Four Prestigious Industry Honors

July 2, 2008 • Top StoriesComments Off on Ironport Receives Four Prestigious Industry Honors

SC Magazine, Information Security Magazine, InfoWorld, and Network World Recognize IronPort as Industry Leader...

A new dawn beckons for technology investment in Africa

July 2, 2008 • Top StoriesComments Off on A new dawn beckons for technology investment in Africa

The days of merely flirting with business opportunity in Africa but failing to close the deal in the corporate relationship is slowly drawing to an end.   Potential investors now experience something vastly different in their dealings with the Africa market...

Annex launches demo centre to showcase advances in technology management

July 2, 2008 • Top StoriesComments Off on Annex launches demo centre to showcase advances in technology management

Annex Distribution, in conjunction with its international technology vendor partners, has established an in-house technology centre to better acquaint its reseller base with the finer points of optimized infrastructure management...

East Africa Submarine System (EASSy) to be operational 2010

July 1, 2008 • Top StoriesComments Off on East Africa Submarine System (EASSy) to be operational 2010

A broadband undersea cable that could provide eastern Africa with the first inexpensive but quick telecommunications connection will be completed in 2010, a Rwanda mobile operator said...

Maximizer Software to be part of Blackberry’s Intelligent Mobility technical seminar on 9 July 2008

July 1, 2008 • Top StoriesComments Off on Maximizer Software to be part of Blackberry’s Intelligent Mobility technical seminar on 9 July 2008

Maximizer Software, a leading provider of simple, accessible customer relationship management (CRM) solutions, today announced it will be exhibiting at a virtual booth at Blackberry’s Intelligent Mobility technical seminar on the 9th July ...

Facing the eco fax – technology must go green

July 1, 2008 • Top StoriesComments Off on Facing the eco fax – technology must go green

Globally, the need to consider the impact of technology on the environment is the basic premise upon which many operators within the ICT sector are constructing their strategies. According to Walter Bredell, CEO at Integr8 FAX, part of the Integr8 Group, the...

Post to post – it’s important to keep track of email

July 1, 2008 • Top StoriesComments Off on Post to post – it’s important to keep track of email

By Dawie Hanekom, Marketing Director at Sulaco New Media The need to extend the reach of a business by engaging in mass communication strategies with target markets is a key driving force behind the increased roll out and adoption of bulk email solutions...

Don’t take the corporate network for granted

July 1, 2008 • Top StoriesComments Off on Don’t take the corporate network for granted

By Paul Luff, country manager at SMC Networks South Africa Make no mistake the corporate network is usually the first area of a business to be overlooked – we only take cognizance of it when it stops working. But the repercussions of downtime represent a...

Effective technology critical as automotive operators weather tough market conditions

July 1, 2008 • Top StoriesComments Off on Effective technology critical as automotive operators weather tough market conditions

Operators within the automotive industry face the prospect of trade within a turbulent market and acknowledge the importance of strategic technology solutions. So claims Callie Human, executive director at eliance, a national provider of comprehensive...

HR, payroll at the forefront of trade increase in Africa

July 1, 2008 • Top StoriesComments Off on HR, payroll at the forefront of trade increase in Africa

Technology is at the heart of business expansion in Africa. So claims Teryl Schroenn, CEO at Accsys, who says that the continued integration of infrastructure designed to improve human resource operations within companies is an ongoing trend and catalyst for...

Interactive Intelligence Releases Upgraded Outbound Dialing Software

July 1, 2008 • Top StoriesComments Off on Interactive Intelligence Releases Upgraded Outbound Dialing Software

Software upgrade includes skills-based dialing, increased scalability, integration with Ontario Systems’ collection software, and enhancements designed to help organisations better adhere to telemarketing regulations...

Bill Gates’ emotional farewell

July 1, 2008 • Top StoriesComments Off on Bill Gates’ emotional farewell

Microsoft founder Bill Gates said a teary goodbye to the software maker he built into the world’s most valuable technology company as he moved on to spend time with his charity foundation. Gates, who will become a non-executive chairman and work...