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Transition to the cloud gives technology certainty

In the digitally-driven environment, many companies are realising that their storage demands are spiralling out of control says Anthony Njoroge, Product Manager for NetApp at Westcon-Comstor Sub-Saharan Africa.


The significance of Africa’s Network Access Control market

The Africa NAC market is estimated to generate revenue of over US$140-million by 2027 at a growth rate of over 25% due rising digitalisation in the region, claims Smriti Loomba, Senior Research Analyst at Global Market Insights (GMI).


Customer is King as African organisations try to differentiate from their competitors

Africa is a rapidly growing market, so providing an enhanced CX is key to harnessing this potential says Olatayo Ladipo-Ajai, Country Manager at Infobip Nigeria.

15 Apr
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Milliken & Company Publishes Third Annual Corporate Sustainability Report
Completed in alignment with the Global Reporting Initiative framework, Together for Tomorrow is available to the public as a digital experience with downloadable content.
OAG Metis to Power Flight Information Innovation
The new technology platform gives customers the data they want, when they want it, in their preferred delivery mechanism (Alerts, API and Direct).
ISACA Offers New Certification for Upskilling and Cross-skilling in Emerging Technologies
Established IT professionals, students and recent grads alike can set themselves apart with employers and gain foundational knowledge about the Internet of Things (IoT), artificial intelligence (AI), blockchain and cloud without having prior experience.
Wish Announces Strategic Partnership With South Africa Post Office
Through this collaborative partnership, a first of its kind for SAPO, both partners aim to provide a streamlined and efficient cross border logistics experience to the global e-commerce giant’s growing user base in the region.
Mavenir Announces $500 Million Private Placement with Koch Strategic Platforms
KSP aims to be a partner beyond capital investment by leveraging the resources and capabilities of Koch Industries to accelerate growth for companies in which it invests, as well as identifying new platforms for Koch.
Deel, the Leading Platform for Global Hiring and Payments, Raises $156m Reaching Unicorn Status
Deel also plans to grow its team by hiring exceptional talent across the globe.
Munich Re’s Consulting Unit Boosts Its Pricing Capabilities With Akur8 in Global Cooperation
Akur8 will boost their pricing capabilities, bringing increased value and pricing sophistication to their customers, with a pricing tool that leverages AI in a transparent way.
A Digital Transformation: Mary Kay Inc. Launches Immersive Virtual Experience Platform Suite 13TM
Global beauty brand Mary Kay Inc. and its Mary Kay Global Design Studio present Suite 13TM, an innovative virtual beauty experience that leverages the use of virtual reality to digitize Mary Kay's first virtual pop-up showroom.
VertiGIS Acquires Facility Management Software Partner KMS
KMS is an established and trusted computer-aided facility management (CAFM) software specialist based in Dresden, Germany.
Africa’s Best Corporate-Startup Collaboration Accelerator, Startupbootcamp AfriTech, Now Open for Applications from the Most Disruptive Startups
Ten startups will be selected to participate in the Program that will give them access to expert-led masterclasses covering scaling fundamentals – from the business model canvas, and lean methodology, to fundraising.
Maxon Announces Cinema 4D S24
Maxon will debut the features of Cinema 4D S24 during its three-day virtual event.
Maxon Announces Redshift for macOS Including Native Support for M1-Powered Macs
Redshift for macOS signifies a milestone, bringing cutting-edge cinematic rendering to Mac artists.
Liberty Latin America Selects MATRIXX Software to Transform Customer Experience Across the Region
The MATRIXX deployment will initially focus on Liberty Latin America’s mobile offering in Puerto Rico as the company continues to enrich the 5G offering to the delight of their customers.
Mavenir and Xilinx Collaborate to Bring to Market Open RAN Massive MIMO Portfolio
Working together, the two companies have successfully completed end-to-end integration of a first-generation mMIMO solution using Open RAN principles.
Games Industry Reflects on and Recommits to #PlayApartTogether Campaign at One Year Milestone
As part of #PlayApartTogether, a large number of gaming companies agreed to disseminate evidence-based health messages from WHO to help slow the spread of COVID-19.
Mavenir Launches 5G Hyperconverged Edge AI Solution for Enterprise & Telco Market Based on NVIDIA Platforms
The solution features NVIDIA’s highly flexible, power-optimized general-purpose graphics processing units (GPUs) with a high-level coding platform using NVIDIA CUDA, and Precision Time Protocol (PTP) data processing units (DPUs).
Avaya’s “Life and Work Beyond 2020” Survey Reveals Organizations Play Key Role in Individuals’ Well-Being
According to the survey, the unsurprising top sources of decreased happiness in 2020 include the COVID-19 pandemic (82%), less face-to-face contact with others (68%) and money worries (64%).
stc pay with UM MENA and InMobi Wins Four Awards at MMA SMARTIES MENA 2020
stc pay was awarded in numerous categories for its ‘Stay at Home’ campaign, which was co-facilitated by UM MENA and InMobi, the world’s leading independent marketing cloud.
Skyhook to Provide Enhanced Location Services for Microsoft Products and Services
Leveraging Skyhook’s Precision Location services will provide Microsoft with network-based Wi-Fi and Cellular positioning.
Zynga Launches Modern Match-3 Mobile Game Puzzle Combat
Players will also design impenetrable bases by constructing and upgrading buildings like foundries, workshops, training schools and quarters.
Gupshup Raises $100 Million from Tiger Global to Accelerate Conversational Messaging
Gupshup will use this investment to rapidly scale product and go-to-market initiatives worldwide in order to accelerate the transformation of business-to-consumer interactions with conversational experiences delivered over messaging channels.
Amit Chadha Takes Charge as CEO & MD of L&T Technology Services
Prior to his elevation, Amit was serving the company as Deputy CEO & Whole-Time Board Member.
Board International CEO Nanni Grossi Steps Down
The leading decision-making platform vendor announced that Grossi, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO), has stepped down from his position.
Court Rules in Rimini Street’s Favor on Key Matters, Denies Oracle Motions and Cites “Common Sense” and “Absurd Result” in Denying Oracle Claims
The Court also denied Oracle’s motions for sanctions, noting that it did not find any inappropriate conduct by Rimini Street and therefore found no basis for any sanctions.
Hankook Tire Switches to Rimini Street Support for its SAP Applications
Hankook Tire decided to switch support providers to benefit from the Rimini Street’s high-value, ultra-responsive SAP support.
Docebo Launches Multi-Product Learning Suite to Address Challenges Across Entire Learning Lifecycle
The launch of Docebo Learning Suite coincides with the launch of Docebo Shape, a content creation product built on AI.
Ethio Life and General Insurance S.C, Ethiopia, to Drive Digital Transformation with Beyontec Suite
By adopting Beyontec Suite, and the Beyontec portal solutions, Ethio Life and General Insurance S.C company will soon be able to offer the full range of its products online, while managing higher quality risks and improved customer engagements.
Orange Romania Deploys MATRIXX Software to Deliver Country’s First All-Digital Mobile Brand
YOXO is able to enhance features as needed, based on customer feedback, ensuring the mobile experience keeps pace with its dynamic target market.
NTT Named a Leader in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Network Services, Global
NTT continues to invest heavily in its global network services portfolio as a transformational driver of innovation for its clients.
JEOL: Release of Electron Beam Metal AM Machine “JAM-5200EBM”
Enables mass production of parts of high quality and reproducibility
Mavenir Awarded ‘Best Open RAN Technology’ and ‘Best Telecom Service Innovation’ for Fully Containerized, Cloud-Native at 5G MENA Awards
Both awards are a demonstration of Mavenir’s dedication to developing innovative solutions for CSPs as they roll out 5G networks, achieve web-scale economics, increase productivity, and leverage current network investments.
Neurala Announces Collaboration with FLIR Systems to Deliver Industry-First AI-Powered Industrial Cameras for Industry 4.0
This comes at a time when manufacturers are focused on AI and automation to provide flexibility to cope with production constraints, supply chain disruptions, and scattered workforce availability.
Research Reveals Global Growth of Secure DevOps
The global survey of professional developers and their managers found seven in 10 organisations (70%) recognise the importance of secure coding practices, with results indicating an industry-wide shift from reaction to prevention is underway.
Aryaka’s Fifth Annual Global State of the WAN Report Reveals Network Insights From 1,350 Global Enterprises
The WAN continues to extend its reach, with the number of enterprises connecting to over 100 inter-regional sites growing by 50%, from 19% in 2020 to 28% in 2021.
Immersive Labs Chooses Global Channel-First Strategy With 50 New Partners and Transparent Structure
The global partner program aims to increase the growing number of organizations using Immersive Labs to increase, measure and demonstrate human cyber capabilities.
Nordson EFD Introduces 70cc Optimum® Syringe Barrels Ideal for Longer Production Cycles
It is ideal for electronic applications such as underfill, potting, and conformal coating.
With Spot Wave, NetApp Helps Organizations Drive Down Infrastructure Cost and Complexity for Big Data Applications on Kubernetes
Together, these products provide customers with leading solutions for simple, scalable and efficient infrastructure for cloud-native applications.