Editor's choice

IT services preps businesses to thrive in the digital era

The time has come for businesses “needing to transform” to “needing to accelerate” says Lorenzo Lumassi, Vice President - Services Sales, MERAT, Western and CNE Regions, Dell Technologies.

Tuesday

Connectivity contenders: What counts as “fibre”

Matthew Campbell, Head of SME and FTTH at SEACOM delves into why you should care what your connection is called.

Thursday

Telco vs TechCo - the new battlefield for the future of ICT

No doubt that market disruption has the potential to create uncertainty and be a game-changer across telecommunications says Sudipto Moitra, General Manager: ICT at MTN SA Business.

Monday
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Kent County Council Switches to Rimini Street Support for its Oracle Applications and Database Software
Rimini Street offers high-quality service, has an expert team of Primary Support Engineers and a robust infrastructure of technical experts backing the team.
Wipro to acquire Capco, a global management and technology consultancy to banking and financial services industry, for $ 1.45 billion
Wipro to be one of the largest providers of integrated, end-to-end consulting, digital, cloud and IT transformation services at scale
Rimini Street Announces Fiscal Fourth Quarter and Annual 2020 Financial Results
Additional details about the Company’s strategic growth plans and operations were presented during Rimini Street’s Investor Day 2021 on February 1, 2021.
Zynga Acquires Echtra Games Team Led by Developers of Diablo and Torchlight Franchises
The Echtra Games team strengthens Zynga’s cross-platform play future by adding talented developers with extensive cross-platform play experience as well as proprietary cross-platform development tools and technologies that have been built on top of the Unreal Engine.
Telefónica Germany/O2 Selects MATRIXX Software for Next-Generation Monetization
MATRIXX Converged Charging System (CCS) will transform the IT architecture and digital experience for consumer and enterprise services
Denis Ferrand-Ajchenbaum Joins Exclusive Networks to Lead Global Vendor Strategy and Relationships
Globally renowned channel leader takes up pivotal role on executive team as VP Global Vendor Alliances and Business Development
Wipro Joins World Economic Forum Initiative to Advance Racial Justice and Social Equality
The initiative is aimed towards driving action and accountability for companies to confront racism at a systemic level, set new global standards for racial justice in business and accomplish necessary policy changes for inclusion and advancement of professionals with under-represented racial and ethnic identities.
Red Fox ID and Cepton Enable Barrier-Free, High-Speed Tolling Worldwide With High Performance Lidar Based Solutions
First commercial deployment on a major US highway turnpike used by tens of millions of vehicles every year
NetApp Joins Aston Martin Cognizant Formula One Team to Pioneer Data-Driven Racing Strategy
Cloud-led, data-centric software leader’s partnership ushers in new racing era with data fueling continuous performance improvement
WDR expands HD capacity with SES on ASTRA 19.2 degrees East
Expansion of services allows German viewers to enjoy WDR’s TV programming in HD quality
Featurespace Launches Automated Deep Behavioral Networks
World leader in Enterprise Financial Crime prevention introduces a deeper layer of defense for card and payments
L&T Technology Services Selected by Airbus for Skywise Partner Programme
LTTS to provide technology and digital engineering solutions for Airbus’ Skywise platform
Wipro Marks 25 Years of Partnership With Cisco; Launches Cisco Business Unit
Business Unit will leverage Cisco technologies to develop industry-leading transformative solutions
OAG and IATA Strengthen Data Partnership to Combat Market and Schedule Volatility
Comprehensive data supplied by OAG’s new cloud platform will help power IATA’s Airport IS market intelligence tool.
Affise Raises $8M Series A to Make Partnerships a Measurable and Transparent Marketing Channel
“The funding round will help the team focus on geographic expansion in regions where advertising, affiliate marketing and economy as a whole are growing, namely the States and Asian countries. With such a great team and product, we believe in success,” - commented Artyom Inyutin, Co-founder & Head of Investments, TMT Investments.
ReNew Power, India’s Leading Renewable Energy Company, to Publicly List through Business Combination with RMG Acquisition Corporation II in $8 Billion Transaction
Upon closing of the transaction, the combined company would be named ReNew Energy Global PLC and would be publicly listed under the symbol “RNW”.
Poplar Co. Ltd Switches to Rimini Street Support for SAP BusinessObjects and SAP Sybase IQ Database Software
Japanese convenience store chain increases ROI from existing SAP releases; plans to leverage savings on support and maintenance costs to help drive competitive advantage
La Fondation Dassault Systèmes Supports the Launch of InnoTechLab in Cameroon to Transform Local Innovation and Education
Skilled volunteers from Dassault Systèmes will share their knowledge of digital technologies to help train a new generation of African engineers
SES Government Solutions to Provide New Portable Maritime Solution
Medium Earth Orbit (MEO) satellite communications will support U.S. servicemen overseas
“Aman Residences, Tokyo” and New “Janu Tokyo” Hotel Brand Highlight Toranomon-Azabudai Urban Redevelopment Project
Mori Building and Aman Resorts conclude partnership for major development in heart of Tokyo
Protegrity Launches Partner Network to Secure Global Innovation in AI, Analytics, and Cloud
New program addresses the increased demand for advanced data-security solutions for mission-critical privacy, AI, and cloud initiatives by equipping partners with the tools needed to meet joint-customers’ unique requirements
JEOL: Release of the New Gas Chromatograph – Time-of-flight Mass Spectrometer JMS-T2000GC AccuTOF(TM) GC-Alpha – the Ultimate GC-MS With Superior Performance and Ease of Operation
The basic hardware performance has been greatly improved and a new generation of automated data analysis software is included in the standard configuration.
Spotify Announces Addition to Board of Directors
Spotify announced that Mona Sutphen will join the Spotify Board of Directors in April of 2021, subject to shareholder approval.
Jaguar Land Rover Reimagines the Future of Modern Luxury by Design
Jaguar Land Rover will reimagine the future of modern luxury by design through its two distinct, British brands.
Africa Finance Corporation hires Blackstone’s Zarou CEO, Sameh Shenouda, as CIO
Africa Finance Corporation announce Sameh Shenouda as its new Executive Director and Chief Investment Officer.
Presenting the 2020 Partech Africa Report: The African Tech ecosystem is still accelerating with 359 equity rounds (+44% YoY) to a total funding of US$ 1.43B (-29% YoY)
In 2020, more startups have closed deals than in any previous year: 359 deals were closed by 347 startups, compared with 250 rounds in 2019, i.e., a +44% growth YoY.
Inseego Wavemaker™ PRO 5G Indoor Router Approved for Enterprise and SMB Customers Worldwide
New “Built for Enterprise” 5G solution provides high-speed, low-latency broadband connectivity along with cloud management for service providers, private networks, campuses and business locations
LiveRamp to Acquire DataFleets to Power Next-Generation Distributed Data Collaboration
This acquisition expands LiveRamp’s data protection capabilities to unlock greater data access and control for its customers.
$100M XPRIZE for Carbon Removal Funded by Elon Musk to Fight Climate Change
The largest incentive prize in history to attract and inspire innovators to develop and scale carbon removal solutions to combat climate change.
Rimini Street Now an Approved Supplier on New Zealand Government Marketplace
Agreement with New Zealand Government facilitates easier access to Rimini Street’s support service alternatives for Oracle, SAP and Salesforce enterprise software
Schlumberger New Energy, the CEA and Partners Announce Appointment of CEO of Genvia, a Clean Hydrogen Production Technology Venture
Genvia governance is established with a Board of Directors from Genvia partner companies, and the definition of a clear roadmap of ambitious milestones for the development and industrialization of solid oxide technologies.
Bboxx and Trafigura to accelerate progress on UN SDG 7 in Africa
This landmark agreement brings together complementary expertise to fast-track progress on clean cooking access in Africa.
Spotify Launches in South Korea
World’s most popular audio streaming subscription service launches in the birthplace of K-Pop
Ampol Resets SAP Strategy and Switches to Rimini Street Support for its SAP Software
Australian transport fuels company immediately liberates support cost savings and defers migration to S/4HANA