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What you need to know about the digital economy and its role in Africa

Digital economy will ultimately become the ordinary economy, so it is critical to bridge the digital divide now says Patrick Ndegwa, Seacom Business Sales Lead for Seacom East Africa.

20 Oct

African payments for African development

Murray Gardiner, MD of Bluecode Africa, says African payment solutions are critical to minimising fraud while improving the free flow of funds to boost business and economic activity.


Sourcing strategies key for business success beyond 2020

The importance of a well-thought-out sourcing strategy and a partner who assists in creating value for the organisation will become ever more critical says Zain Patel, Managing Director, Merchants South Africa.

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Pulse Electronics Switches to Rimini Street Support for its SAP Applications
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Motorola Solutions Delivers Unrivalled Versatility for Frontline Workers
Next generation MXP600 TETRA radio provides the best in mission-critical communication with future-proof collaboration capabilities
NetApp Brings Optimization and Enterprise Data Services to the Cloud
Among the newly introduced capabilities, Spot by NetApp’s Kubernetes optimization enables organizations to save up to 90% on compute and storage
Rimini Street UK Earns Designation as Great Place to Work-Certified™ Company in 2020, Awarded Excellence in Wellbeing Recognition and Top 20 Ranking in 2020 Best Workplaces™ In Tech
Company recognized for meeting employee wellbeing benchmarks around physical and mental health, financial security, teamwork and work-life balance
Saudi Arabia's Most Influential ICT Leaders Gather Online for Virtual IDC CIO Summit
IDC hosts more than 200 senior ICT leaders on its virtual platform for the 10th annual edition of its IDC Saudi Arabia CIO Summit.
NTTVC Publicly Announces $500 Million Fund Created in Partnership with NTT
NTTVC announces $500 million fund to help startups reach rapid global scale by harnessing the power of partnership.
Brightcove, the Global and Industry-Defining Leader in Video, Unveils Bold New Brand
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WorldRemit Sees Remittances to Zimbabwe Double in Six Months and Introduces New Retail Partnership With OK Zimbabwe
WorldRemit reports demand for their remittance services to Zimbabwe continues to grow at an accelerated rate and has doubled in the last six months for the company.
Arm Awarded TSMC OIP Partner of the Year Award for Processor IP for Six Years in a Row
Arm announced that it has been recognized by TSMC as a recipient of the OIP Partner of the Year award for its best-in-class Processor IP for the sixth consecutive year.
Ooredoo Algeria Pushes to 10Gbps its Wireless Mobile Backhaul with SIAE MICROELETTRONICA
Ooredoo, SIAE MICROELETTRONICA establish another record in the country pushing mobile backhaul capacity to 10Gbps.
Hypera Pharma Switches to Rimini Street Support for Its SAP Applications
Procurement and IT executives for Brazil’s largest pharmaceutical company drive switch to third-party support to reduce SAP’s high maintenance costs and redirect savings to innovation
NetApp Brings the Simplicity and Flexibility of the Cloud to the Data Center with Updated Software Data Services
Updates enable enterprises to accelerate their digital transformation by easily building and optimizing applications across cloud and on-premises environments
Prevailion Named a 2020 Gartner “Cool Vendor” in Security Operations and Threat Intelligence Field
Prevailion announced that it has been recognized as a Gartner Cool Vendor in the latest Cool Vendors in Security Operations and Threat Intelligence report.
Entrust Launches Next-Generation, Secure Cloud-Based Direct-to-Card ID Desktop Issuance Solution
The next generation Entrust Sigma instant ID solution is built for today’s cloud environments, leveraging encryption, trusted HSM technology and secure boot to issue highly secure physical and mobile identities
MetLife Announces Senior Leadership Changes
MetLife announced a number of changes to its senior leadership team.
MUA Selects Moody's Analytics IFRS 17 and Scenario Generation Solutions to Help It Meet IFRS 17 Requirements
Moody’s Analytics announced that MUA will be using the Moody’s Analytics RiskIntegrity™ for IFRS 17 solution and the Moody’s Analytics Scenario Generator to meet the reporting requirements of the IFRS 17 accounting standard.
Crayon Expands Strategic Partnership With Workplace From Facebook
The extended agreement will help companies connect remote and deskless workers with mobile-friendly and collaborative technology
Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago Switches to Rimini Street Support for Its SAP Applications
Water treatment and management company serving more than 10 million customers avoids S/4HANA upgrade and invests upgrade and support savings in IT modernization
Virtustream Announces xStreamCare Services™ for Security and Compliance, Enabling Customers to Reduce Risks and Achieve More Proactive Security Posture
Benjamin Moore turns to Virtustream’s new Trust Platform and Security Services to proactively manage risks across cloud-based workloads with greater precision and speed
MessageBird Raises $200M Series C, at $3B Valuation, as Global Demand for Leading Omnichannel Platform-as-a-Service (OPaaS) Surges During Lockdown
MessageBird announced the closing of a new $200M Series C round led by Spark Capital at a $3B valuation with participation from Bonnier, Glynn Capital, LGT Lightstone, Longbow, Mousse Partners and New View Capital.
New CSC Research Finds Over 90% of Websites Linked to Donald Trump and Joe Biden Campaigns at Risk for Potential Redirection, Disinformation, and Data Theft
An overwhelming majority of registered typo domains related to joebiden.com and donaldjtrump.com are linked to third parties
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