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...
March 7, 2013 •
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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 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...
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...
September 25, 2012 •
Mobile and Telecoms •
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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...
September 17, 2012 •
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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...
October 20, 2011 •
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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...
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...
October 5, 2011 •
Top Stories •
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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...
September 29, 2011 •
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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...
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...
September 26, 2011 •
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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...
July 11, 2011 •
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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....
November 3, 2010 •
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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,...