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Posts Tagged ‘Dimension Data’

  • New appointments to AccessKenya Group Board

    September 19, 2013 • PeopleComments Off on New appointments to AccessKenya Group Board

    Dimension Data said today that it has made three new appointments to the AccessKenya Group Board of Directors. The new directors are Dimension Data Middle East & Africa CEO, Derek Wilcocks, Nick Reed, MD of Internet Solutions International, and Julian...

  • How organisations can unlock the commercial value of open source software

    Africa’s top multinational cloud service providers

    September 13, 2013 • ListsComments Off on Africa’s top multinational cloud service providers

    Experts within Africa’s burgeoning ICT landscape agree that the business case behind cloud services is clear: it offers flexibility (both in adoption and in terms of pricing), it enables agility within companies that are conscious of liquidity in the...

  • Africa’s cloud solution pundits urge market to ‘try it out’

    September 6, 2013 • Enterprise IT, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Africa’s cloud solution pundits urge market to ‘try it out’

    Although business leaders and analysts within Africa’s growing ICT sector agree that a sense of hesitancy hovers over the increased adoption of cloud solutions, there is consensus that there is benefit in the application of the technology. At...

  • Cloud moving into Africa’s radar

    September 5, 2013 • Enterprise IT, Southern AfricaComments Off on Cloud moving into Africa’s radar

      Africa is on its way to realise massive technology growth and increased connectivity, fuelled, in part, by the adoption and application of cloud solutions. Driven by mobile applications and economic aid, amongst others, there are increased rates of...

  • Intel, Dimension Data host industry execs at Innovation Dinner

    September 5, 2013 • Enterprise IT, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Intel, Dimension Data host industry execs at Innovation Dinner

      Thought leaders, analysts and business operators from across Africa’s ICT sector will meet on Thursday 05 September at the next event on the Innovation Dinner Series calendar, hosted by ITNewsAfrica and sponsored by Dimension Data and Intel, to...

  • Stafford Masie, CEO Thumbzup.

    Making IT work Stafford’s way

    August 22, 2013 • Top StoriesComments Off on Making IT work Stafford’s way

    Stafford Masie, the former CEO of Google South Africa, is not an easy person to define. His aura is electric and he speaks with a passion for technology, the kind of passion that is often discussed in ICT circles – but rarely seen in practice. His words...

  • Networks will cost 50% less in the next five years

    June 26, 2013 • FeaturesComments Off on Networks will cost 50% less in the next five years

    Future networks will cost about half of what traditional networks cost today. They will require a smaller capital investment to roll out, and will be cheaper to operate because they’ll be easier to manage, provide unified access, and require less power and...

  • Dimension Data national E-Learning on the increase

    April 24, 2013 • Top StoriesComments Off on Dimension Data national E-Learning on the increase

    Dimension Data’s E-learning Management System has increased from 52 schools in eight provinces in 2012 to over 71 schools in all nine provinces in 2013. The aim of the initiative is to give students access to premium technology applications to support the...

  • Former Dimension Data director invests in Conduct Telecoms

    April 18, 2013 • PeopleComments Off on Former Dimension Data director invests in Conduct Telecoms

    Telecoms frontrunner and former Dimension Data director Richard Came has acquired a 10 percent shareholding in Conduct Telecommunications for an undisclosed amount. He will be appointed as chairman of the Conduct board from 01 May 2013.   For many years,...

  • Video Conferencing vital for forward thinking organisations

    April 3, 2013 • FeaturesComments Off on Video Conferencing vital for forward thinking organisations

    With fuel prices rocketing, highway tolls about to become a reality and government pushing to contain corporate carbon footprints, South African organisations have plenty of financial incentive to adopt video conferencing technologies. Once perceived as a...

  • Dimension Data launches cloud services in Namibia

    October 30, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Dimension Data launches cloud services in Namibia

    Dimension Data today launched cloud services in Namibia. Private organisations, service providers and governments around the world are fast engaging the concept of cloud computing and how African organisations are taking advantage of its benefits is truly an...

  • DiData takes Botswana to the Cloud

    October 24, 2012 • Top StoriesComments Off on DiData takes Botswana to the Cloud

    Dimension Data today launched cloud services in Botswana. Private organisations, service providers and governments around the world are fast engaging the concept of cloud computing and how African organisations are taking advantage of its benefits is truly an...

  • Dimension Data transformation strategy delivers measurable positive impact

    September 5, 2012 • Top StoriesComments Off on Dimension Data transformation strategy delivers measurable positive impact

    Dimension Data today announced the R1.26 billion pay-out of its seven year transformation transaction, and unveiled details on the numerous measurable benefits achieved across its transformation initiatives. “Within Dimension Data, transformation has opened...

  • IS connects directly into WACS with fibre link

    August 28, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on IS connects directly into WACS with fibre link

    Dimension Data subsidiary, Internet Solutions (IS) has boosted its ability to deliver capacity on the West Africa Cable System (WACS) to clients following the launch of a fibre optic cable ring between the WACS landing station and the IS Cape Town Internet...

  • Dimension Data CEO to step down

    May 3, 2012 • People, Top StoriesComments Off on Dimension Data CEO to step down

    Technology services group Dimension Data, which operates across a number of key regions including Africa and Middle East, announced that current CEO for Africa and Middle East Allan Cawood will vacate his post at the end of this month. Cawood will be...

  • Fill in the gaps in conventional IT service management

    November 21, 2011 • FeaturesComments Off on Fill in the gaps in conventional IT service management

    It’s widely accepted that embracing IT service management (ITSM) good practice frameworks such as the Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) enables organisations to standardise their service management processes and use a common language when...