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  • Kalahari appoints new CTO

    September 10, 2014 • People, Southern AfricaComments Off on Kalahari appoints new CTO

    Kalahari.com has revealed that Dirk Oberholster will be joining the company as its new Chief Technical Officer (CTO). Oberholster has 20 years of experience in technology management, and has held senior positions at various technology companies in South...

  • Video: MTN CTO on Green ICT

    September 18, 2013 • VideoComments Off on Video: MTN CTO on Green ICT

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  • 2013 tech trends to impact the post-digital enterprise

    March 7, 2013 • FeaturesComments Off on 2013 tech trends to impact the post-digital enterprise

    Deloitte has released its annual Technology Trends Report in South Africa which examines the top enabling and disrupting technology trends that will have a significant impact on business in South Africa over the next 18 – 24  months. Now in its fourth...

  • MTN SA goes live with LTE devices

    November 30, 2012 • Top StoriesComments (2)

    MTN SA has gone live with the commercial availability of LTE (Long Term Evolution) in the Johannesburg, Pretoria and Durban regions, promising to bring the consumer faster broadband speeds and a better Internet experience. As of 1 December 2012, South African...

  • Airtel, Ericsson partner in major network overhaul

    November 19, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Airtel, Ericsson partner in major network overhaul

    Bharti Airtel, an established telecommunications services provider with operations in 20 countries across Asia and Africa, has undertaken an end-to-end network transformation program across its mobile operations in 16 African countries. The program, which is...

  • 40% of Sub-Saharan Africa face digital divide over broadband access

    September 25, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on 40% of Sub-Saharan Africa face digital divide over broadband access

    Satellite communications has a crucial role to play in helping to bridge the digital divide which currently disenfranchises large parts of Sub-Saharan Africa, according to a new socio-economic report launched by the Commonwealth Telecommunications...

  • McAfee appoints Mike Fey as worldwide CTO

    September 17, 2012 • PeopleComments Off on McAfee appoints Mike Fey as worldwide CTO

    McAfee has announced the promotion of Mike Fey to Worldwide Chief Technology Officer.  Previously the head of Field Engineering and Advanced Technology organisations for the company, Fey will now be directly responsible for overseeing the Office of the CTO...

  • AMD appoints Senior VP and CTO

    October 20, 2011 • PeopleComments Off on AMD appoints Senior VP and CTO

    Mark Papermaster has been appointed AMD Senior VP and Chief Technology Officer (CTO).  He will report to Rory Read, President and Chief Executive Officer and will oversee the entire AMD engineering, research and development (R&D), and product development...

  • Sophos appoints CTO and Senior VP

    October 18, 2011 • People, Top StoriesComments Off on Sophos appoints CTO and Senior VP

    Global IT security and data protection company, Sophos today 18 October 2011 announced the appointment of Gerhard Eschelbeck as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Senior Vice President (VP). Eschelbeck, one of the world’s foremost experts on vulnerabilities...

  • HP, SAP accelerate cloud based services

    October 5, 2011 • Top StoriesComments Off on HP, SAP accelerate cloud based services

    HP and SAP AG today announced an agreement for HP Enterprise Services to provide cloud-based delivery of SAP applications that enable enterprises to deploy applications in a scalable and affordable manner. The combination of these solutions will empower...

  • Protecting vital info assets demands cyber approach

    September 29, 2011 • SecurityComments Off on Protecting vital info assets demands cyber approach

    Despite increasing concerns about the safeguarding of vital corporate and client information databases and a global drive towards stronger regulation regarding privacy, the vast majority of businesses have only limited capabilities in place to detect and...

  • Altech: East Africa operations profits knocked down

    September 28, 2011 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Altech: East Africa operations profits knocked down

    South African JSE (Johannesburg Stock Exchange) listed Allied Technologies Limited, Altech today announced the Group’s interim results for the six months ended 31 August 2011. “Revenue is R4.8 billion (about US $614 million). We’ve actually seen an...

  • Perfect Storm for Desktop Virtualisation

    September 26, 2011 • FeaturesComments Off on Perfect Storm for Desktop Virtualisation

    Precious few initiatives satisfy both budget slashing and visionary change, and rarely have two extremes had a better chance to prosper. Four years on from the long flagged economic slowdown, organisations that retrenched their operations to conserve budgets...

  • VMware appoints Chief Cloud Technologist for EMEA

    July 11, 2011 • PeopleComments Off on VMware appoints Chief Cloud Technologist for EMEA

    VMware Inc, a global virtualisation and cloud infrastructure company, announced the appointment of Joe Baguley to the newly created role of Chief Cloud Technologist in EMEA (Europe Middle East and Africa), reporting to the CTO’s office in Palo Alto, US....

  • Ministers pledge support to the CTO’s fund

    November 3, 2010 • Top StoriesComments Off on Ministers pledge support to the CTO’s fund

    At least thirty ICT ministers and departmental heads from over twenty two Commonwealth nations participated in a meeting organised by the Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation (CTO) at the recent ITU’s Plenipotentiary Conference in Guadalajara,...

  • Rwanda joins CTO as a full member

    January 21, 2010 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Rwanda joins CTO as a full member

    The Republic of Rwanda joined the Commonwealth Telecommunications Organization’s Full Country membership after its admission as the 54th member in November 2009, announced the organization...