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Microsoft Promises to Support 10,000 African Start-Ups Over the Next 5 Years

International tech powerhouse Microsoft has announced new initiatives to accelerate the growth of 10,000 African startups and fast-track investment in Africa’s startup ecosystem over the next five years. According to the announcement, these new initiatives will be under the remit...

Top 4 Most Trending Stories – Week in Review

As this week comes to a close we take a look at the stories that resonated most with our readers. This week, load shedding in South Africa, Microsoft launches its new Surface Laptop model, Safaricom evacuates its staff as the...

Microsoft’s Surface Laptop 4 Launches in SA – Pricing + Other Details

Microsoft is expanding its Surface device range in South Africa with the introduction and availability of the Surface Laptop 4, for both commercial and private customers. The device is now available for consumers in retail from Incredible Connection and Vodacom...

Microsoft Expands its Azure Availability Zones in South Africa

Tech giant Microsoft has announced that it has expanded its Azure Availability Zones, making them generally available in the Johannesburg data centre region (SA North) of South Africa. Azure Availability Zones form an important building block of comprehensive business continuity...

Webinar: Go Paperless and Automate with Adobe & Microsoft

Join DaxData and IT News Africa on the 18th of August 2021 to find out how to transform your organisation’s paper-based processes with Adobe & Microsoft. The worldwide pandemic has accelerated digital transformation in Africa to new, unprecedented speeds, and...

Top 4 Most Trending Stories – Week in Review

As this week comes to a close we take a look at the stories that resonated most with our readers. This week was capped by Telkom choosing who would fill its top executive role. Readers were also engaged by a...

Gauteng Treasury Sees R6-Million Disappear in Microsoft Payment Blunder

The Department of Treasury in the South African province of Gauteng has reportedly lost more than R6-million ($417,719.67) after it mistakenly paid for services in US dollars instead of South African rand. An erroneous payment of $20-million, instead of R20-million,...

Microsoft Partnered with SA’s Education Department to Train 25,000 Unemployed Youths

Department of Basic Education of South Africa partnered with Microsoft in providing digital skills training to 25,000 unemployed youth in the country. This partnership was fueled by the Basic Education Employment Initiative (BEEI), which, the Department says, created more than...

Microsoft & SAtion Partner to Bring Digital Skills to 50,000 Unemployed, Disadvantaged South Africans

After the announcement this month of record-high unemployment figures in South Africa which paint a grim picture for the country’s youth, SAtion announces a new partnership with Microsoft to enhance South Africans’ employability in the digital age. The partnership’s online...

Standard Bank Partners with Microsoft to Boost Innovation and Drive Growth in Africa

Yesterday, Standard Bank and Microsoft announced a strategic partnership to accelerate the digital transformation of Africa’s largest financial institution and further drive the continent’s growth. The Bank’s growing investment in the Microsoft Cloud will enable the innovation, efficiencies, and resilience...
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Introducing Veeam Data Cloud

Veeam® Software introduces Veeam Data Cloud, a new solution built on Microsoft Azure, blending the reliability of the top...
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