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Posts Tagged ‘infrastructure’

  • Biometric tech secures resources

    July 29, 2011 • SecurityComments Off on Biometric tech secures resources

    Biometric technology continues to add value to commerce and the ripple effect is an increased investment in this technology within organisations and community-focused services. “The level of interest in biometric solutions, particularly those that are based...

  • IBM, Nigeria collaborate on IT infrastructure

    July 21, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on IBM, Nigeria collaborate on IT infrastructure

    Net Solutions Limited, a Nigerian information and communications technology solutions provider, and IBM are collaborating on the development of business infrastructure that would empower local businesses and provide adequate return on investment (ROI). Dr....

  • Who are Africa’s ICT key players?

    July 20, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments (1)

    South Africa, Nigeria and Kenya will be the key players in the African ICT sector in the next five years. A survey conducted by Africa Business Panel among 800 business professionals involved with Africa shows that these 3 countries were earmarked as the...

  • VMware unveils cloud infrastructure suite

    July 14, 2011 • Enterprise ITComments Off on VMware unveils cloud infrastructure suite

    VMware CEO Paul Maritz has unveiled VMware vSphere 5 and a comprehensive suite of cloud infrastructure technologies built to help customers transform IT to drive greater efficiency of existing investments and improve operational agility. VMware vSphere 5 has...

  • Phase3 sparks deal with INEO Energie

    July 13, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Phase3 sparks deal with INEO Energie

    Phase3 Telecom, a fibre optic network provider in Nigeria, has inked a deal with INEO Energie DU Export of France to improve and expand its current communications network coverage in West Africa. The move will strengthen the development of the West Africa...

  • VMware software integrated with HP Infrastructure

    July 13, 2011 • Enterprise ITComments Off on VMware software integrated with HP Infrastructure

    HP announced enhanced integration of new VMware software within HP’s Converged Infrastructure, delivering industry-first capabilities that will accelerate the path to an open, hybrid cloud environment for customers. “Enterprises don’t want cloud...

  • SST charges into Ethiopia

    July 8, 2011 • Enterprise ITComments Off on SST charges into Ethiopia

    Seven Seas Technologies (SST), a Kenyan integrated information technology services provider, has set up shop in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. “Across Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda and now Ethiopia, we are making a mark as the fastest growing indigenous-owned IT services...

  • Multinationals turn to outsourced FM for better benefits

    July 8, 2011 • FeaturesComments Off on Multinationals turn to outsourced FM for better benefits

    Researchers are suggesting that the emerging markets will increasingly drive the global economic growth. This impacts business in two ways -organisations will look to increase efficiencies and lower spend, and will consider expanding into growth markets. This...

  • SA’s FNB drives down printing costs

    July 8, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on SA’s FNB drives down printing costs

    The First National Bank (FNB) human resources shared services centre is starting to see significant cost-savings in its print environment following its decision to appoint Itec as its document output vendor and service provider three months ago. The FNB...

  • Airtel Nigeria appeals for infrastructure protection

    July 7, 2011 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Airtel Nigeria appeals for infrastructure protection

    Telecommunications service provider Airtel Networks Nigeria has appealed to the Federal Government through the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to “include telecommunications equipment in the list of national infrastructure protected by law” in...

  • Comviva drives African data volumes

    July 6, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Comviva drives African data volumes

    Comviva, a provider of mobile solutions beyond VAS, says its Mobile Data Solutions can help operators in Africa increase their data volume by 41% and increase the ARPU (Average Revenue per User) by 20%. “Africa has witnessed the highest growth in mobile...

  • Telkom remains at core of IS network capabilities

    July 6, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments (1)

    The relationship between Internet Solutions (IS), a South African Internet Service Provider and Telkom, SA’s fixed line operator, was recently bolstered when IS substantially increased its capacity on the South Atlantic 3/West African Submarine Cable...

  • Alcatel-Lucent makes Internet more fluid

    June 30, 2011 • Top StoriesComments (1)

    Alcatel-Lucent, a global communication company, has unlocked the potential for radical new Internet applications and services with a technology hailed as the key to greater capacity, faster connections and reduced congestion on the web. Alcatel-Lucent...

  • Galaxy Backbone Trains 600 Civil Servants on e-Government

    June 28, 2011 • Top StoriesComments Off on Galaxy Backbone Trains 600 Civil Servants on e-Government

    Galaxy Backbone Plc, a public enterprise of the Federal Government has trained over 600 public servants across various cadres in federal government Ministries and Development Agencies (MDAs) with the latest knowledge on e-government. The training forms part...

  • SA’s Outsurance upgrades its IT software

    June 28, 2011 • Enterprise ITComments Off on SA’s Outsurance upgrades its IT software

    Outsurance, a South Africa car and household insurance provider, has embarked on a project to upgrade its fixed asset management system to Sage ERP X3 by the end of June 2011. Jan Hofmeyr, Chief Financial Officer at Outsurance says the company’s rapid...