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  • Lillian Barnard appointed as new Managing Director for Microsoft South Africa

    Microsoft South Africa gets new MD as Zoaib Hoosen calls it quits

    January 15, 2019 • People, Top StoriesComments Off on Microsoft South Africa gets new MD as Zoaib Hoosen calls it quits

    Microsoft South Africa has appointed Lillian Barnard as its new Managing Director, effective March 1, 2019. Barnard, the current Director for Public Sector at Microsoft, will replace Zoaib Hoosen who has resigned after nearly five years at the helm. Since his...

  • Microsoft's Nick Keene discusses how communication is evolving

    Watch: Microsoft’s Nick Keene discusses how communication is evolving

    October 9, 2018 • Features, Top Stories, VideoComments Off on Watch: Microsoft’s Nick Keene discusses how communication is evolving

    As Buisness Group Lead for Modern Workplace at Microsoft South Africa, Nick is responsible for planning and execution for the Microsoft 365 group of services as well as playing a leadership role within the subsidiary including participating in Extended...

  • Tracker launches Maths and Science learning curriculum app

    Top 5 tips for choosing the right digital device for the classroom

    January 16, 2018 • Education, Top StoriesComments Off on Top 5 tips for choosing the right digital device for the classroom

    Believe it or not, the new school year is already upon us. With so many devices on the market for education purposes, choosing a device that will provide the best support for a broad range of ages and activities is likely to be one of the most challenging...

  • From a PC on every desk to your Office on any device

    January 8, 2018 • General, Southern AfricaComments Off on From a PC on every desk to your Office on any device

    People have been using tools to do more with less for millions of years. Whether it was the invention of the wheel, fire, the PC, or the Internet, human beings have always utilised innovation to become more productive in their professional and personal lives....

  • The importance of protecting data and devices

    The importance of protecting data and devices

    December 18, 2017 • Cloud Computing, SecurityComments Off on The importance of protecting data and devices

    Digital transformation is touching every sector, industry and organisational size, with SMEs being empowered by digital technologies such as hyperscale cloud computing to gain enterprise-grade services and compete for the same customers as big corporations....

  • Xbox Live Price South Africa

    South Africa: Xbox Live Gold sees price hike

    May 17, 2016 • Gadgets and Gaming, Southern AfricaComments Off on South Africa: Xbox Live Gold sees price hike

    Xbox Live subscribers in South Africa have been notified, via Microsoft, that the company will be implementing a price hike. Microsoft revealed that the price of a one-month subscription will increase from R50 to R159. In addition to the month-to-month price...

  • Microsoft launches 'Head Start' to help startups this Global Entrepreneurship Week

    Microsoft South Africa launches SQL Server 2016

    April 8, 2016 • Enterprise IT, Top StoriesComments Off on Microsoft South Africa launches SQL Server 2016

    Microsoft South Africa launched SQL Server 2016 locally, which is the data platform built with advanced predictive analytics capabilities. SQL Server 2016 allows organisations of all sizes to tap into the power of the cloud, data and intelligence to...

  • South Africa: Johannesburg Smart City gets boost from Microsoft

    June 24, 2015 • Company News, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on South Africa: Johannesburg Smart City gets boost from Microsoft

    The City of Johannesburg’s transformation drive into a Smart City received a boost on Tuesday, June 23, 2015, when the metropolitan signed a collaboration deal with Microsoft South Africa. The Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) agreement between the two...

  • Microsoft Study: Developing countries to embrace the internet

    January 20, 2015 • Company News, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (1)

    Microsoft unveiled the results of its new survey in advance of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. The report, titled “Views from Around the Globe: 2nd Annual Poll on How Personal Technology Is Changing Our Lives,” encompasses the...

  • South Africans “third most likely” to fall for online scams-study

    South Africa: Microsoft warns of local phone scam

    February 6, 2014 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on South Africa: Microsoft warns of local phone scam

    Microsoft South Africa is once again warning local consumers to be cautious of a reoccurring phone scam, which has left the wallets of unsuspecting consumers hundreds and in some instances thousands of Rands lighter. Cybercriminals and scammers make use of...

  • Altron and Tango to revolutionise the African subscriber’s digital experience

    Microsoft SA is looking for small, black-owned software companies

    September 19, 2013 • Enterprise ITComments Off on Microsoft SA is looking for small, black-owned software companies

    Microsoft South Africa has launched a nationwide search for small black-owned software product development firms to join its highly-successful enterprise development programme. The company today kicked off a public Request for Proposal (RFP) process for new...

  • 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 is Microsoft’s second biggest investment – Microsoft SA MD

    September 9, 2013 • Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on Africa is Microsoft’s second biggest investment – Microsoft SA MD

    Technology giant Microsoft last week announced a partnership with the South African government’s Jobs Fund – an alliance that will provide assistance to small technology businesses. Microsoft South Africa’s Managing Director Mteto Nyati sat down...

  • Xbox One on show at rAge 2013

    September 6, 2013 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Xbox One on show at rAge 2013

    Microsoft South Africa today announced that the highly-anticipated next-generation gaming console, the Xbox One, will be on show at this year’s rAge gaming expo in Johannesburg. “It has taken some time to lock things down but we can finally share the...

  • Microsoft launches BizSpark to give tech startups a boost

    September 3, 2013 • Southern Africa, Startups, Top StoriesComments Off on Microsoft launches BizSpark to give tech startups a boost

    Microsoft South Africa today announced the launch of its BizSpark programme. This initiative is aimed at giving entrepreneurs and small businesses a boost. To make this happen, Microsoft has partnered with the South African government’s Jobs Fund (which...

  • Altron and Tango to revolutionise the African subscriber’s digital experience

    Microsoft SA unveils tech ‘think-tank’

    August 1, 2013 • Company News, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Microsoft SA unveils tech ‘think-tank’

    Microsoft South Africa has unveiled the first Microsoft Technology Centre (MTC) in Africa – a high-tech multi-million rand facility that it says will help local companies of all sizes become more globally competitive by helping develop “next-generation...