MENU

Posts Tagged ‘Internet Solutions’

  • 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...

  • Q&A: Internet Solutions’ Head of Innovation and Products

    August 8, 2012 • FeaturesComments Off on Q&A: Internet Solutions’ Head of Innovation and Products

    South African-based Internet and connectivity supplier Internet Solutions recently hosted the annual Internetix conference and explored a number of burning issues that continue to impact on the current ICT landscape. IT News Africa had a chance to speak to...

  • WACS to “boost international broadband competition” – Internet Solutions

    May 11, 2012 • Top StoriesComments Off on WACS to “boost international broadband competition” – Internet Solutions

    The launch of the WACS cable system in South Africa is an important step towards further connecting Africa to the world. Not only will it provide better connection speeds, but the cable system will have the capacity to lower broadband pricing around the...

  • 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...

  • Innovation Dinner Nigeria a success for financial sector

    April 30, 2012 • Events, Top StoriesComments Off on Innovation Dinner Nigeria a success for financial sector

    IT News Africa, Africa’s ICT news leader, hosted its first Innovation Dinner outside of South Africa, in Lagos, Nigeria, on 25 April 2012. The invitation-only event took place at The Wheatbaker Hotel situated in the upmarket neighbourhood of Ikoyi, and...

  • WACS to create more broadband opportunities

    April 19, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on WACS to create more broadband opportunities

    The newly-laid undersea West African Cable System is due to be switched on in May, which will bring Africa just one step closer to being a truly connected continent. With a number of other cables already linking the continent to other parts of the world, WACS...

  • “Nigeria is a fiercely competitive market”- Internet Solutions Nigeria CEO

    March 16, 2012 • Events, Top StoriesComments Off on “Nigeria is a fiercely competitive market”- Internet Solutions Nigeria CEO

    IT News Africa will be taking its highly-successful Innovation Dinner across the continent, and one of the stops will be Lagos, Nigeria. The IT News Africa Innovation Dinner in Nigeria will be partly sponsored by Internet Solutions (IS), and is due to be held...

  • IT News Africa takes Innovation Dinner to Nigeria

    March 13, 2012 • Events, Top StoriesComments Off on IT News Africa takes Innovation Dinner to Nigeria

    IT News Africa’s bi-monthly Innovation Dinner has grown at a blistering pace, with more speakers and guests attending each event. The dinner has expanded to such proportions that IT News Africa will be taking the hugely-successful event across the...

  • Internet Solutions expanding into Africa, Asia

    January 20, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Internet Solutions expanding into Africa, Asia

    Communications service provider IS (Internet Solutions) is investigating the option of moving into Asia, with the help of its parent company Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corp (NTT). In an effort to expand beyond South Africa, IS formed IS International in...

  • How to get Africa on the content bandwagon

    October 26, 2011 • FeaturesComments (1)

    The business challenge of today is no longer the astute acquisition of technology but finding the best way to innovate with technology to differentiate your organisation in the market. This is the view of Internet Solutions managing director, Derek Wilcocks,...

  • Internet Solutions increases stake in Kenyan operation

    October 19, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Internet Solutions increases stake in Kenyan operation

    Dimension Data subsidiary, Internet Solutions (IS) has increased its majority stake in its Kenyan operation, from 51% to 80% as the group looks to expand its East African business interests. IS initially acquired a 51% stake in local Kenyan service...

  • Internet Solutions builds green data centre

    September 22, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Internet Solutions builds green data centre

    Internet Solutions (IS), a division of Dimension Data (Didata) Middle East and Africa, has developed a new Tier3 data centre facility in Johannesburg, South Africa. The new data centre, scheduled for completion in the fourth quarter of 2011, is the first...

  • Top 10 African Women in ICT

    August 9, 2011 • Lists, Top StoriesComments (6)

    In honour of women’s day in South Africa, ITNewsAfrica is profiling 10 leading women who have made significant contributions to Africa’s Information Communication Technology (ICT) sector and occupy high profile positions in this fast paced, and sometimes...

  • First African demo of Sixth Sense Technology

    July 28, 2011 • Top StoriesComments (2)

    Pranav Mistry, an MIT Student and TED speaker showcased Africa’s first live demo of Sixth Sense Technology at the 12th annual Internetix conference, held at The Forum, in Bryanston, South Africa. Basically, Sixth Sense is a mini-projector coupled with a...

  • 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...

  • Internet Solutions acquires SYNAQ

    June 2, 2011 • Enterprise ITComments Off on Internet Solutions acquires SYNAQ

    Internet Solutions (IS) announced it has acquired a majority stake in SYNAQ, a local managed Linux service provider, for an undisclosed sum. According to Wayne Speechly, Executive for Communication Services at IS, the acquisition boosts IS’ ability to...