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Kevin Derman on the New Hype

Gartner does not only place technologies on a position on the Hype Cycle.

Gartner says IT spending in South Africa to reach $26.6bn in 2016, up 5% from 2015

According to Gartner, IT spending in South Africa is forecast to reach $26.6 billion in 2016, an increase of 5.1% from 2015.
Aug 24, 2015

SA Entrepreneurs Win International Best Practice Award for Innovative Global Product

A `bootstrapping' philosophy, coupled with hard work and innovation has paid off for four determined South African entrepreneurs.
May 26, 2015

First Distribution launches FD Academy

Resource to offer training and skills development to IT channel community.
May 5, 2015

Social network analysis: the key to churn prediction in the prepaid market

Social network analysis is a data mining technique that seeks to explain the behaviour of individuals through their social ties, says Liam Furman, senior analyst at OLRAC SPS.
Feb 18, 2015

Bridging the gap

Generalised local prediction tools are being developed in-house by OLRAC-SPS, using advanced data mining and real-time predictive analytics, says Tyler Donaldson, senior analyst at OLRAC-SPS.
Feb 12, 2015

First Distribution wins 2015 IBM Choice Award for Growth and Transformation, MEA

First Distribution announced it was named winner of an IBM Choice Award for Growth and Transformation, Middle East and Africa.
Feb 5, 2015

Data centre design principles, guidelines and standards

Over the past number of years, practising as a data centre design and management consultant, I've frequently been asked about data centre standards or guidelines.
Nov 27, 2014

First Distribution wins Microsoft SPLAR distribution award for SA, WECA

First Distribution's MSP and Hosting team has won the 'Excellence in Execution' award, which was bestowed at the 2014 SPLAR Summit in Istanbul, Turkey in November 2014.
Nov 21, 2014

First Distribution awarded VMware VSPP Aggregator of the Year

First Distribution has been awarded VMware Service Provider Programme (VSPP) Aggregator of the year.?
Oct 14, 2014

Ghana Health Service chooses AWCape for Sage Training

Ghana Health Service chose AWCape to train their users in Sage 300 ERP (Accpac).
Aug 12, 2014

Exclusive data reveals that miners have dug themselves deeper into over-indebtedness during strike

Miners have resumed work at the Rustenburg mines, generally pleased with the outcome of the wage agreements reached in June 2014. However, what remains a worry is the present state of striking mine workers' credit records.
Jun 30, 2014

Churn modelling - saviour of SA cellular networks?

South African cellular networks need to explore alternative methods of retaining subscribers.