South Africa

Huawei launches P40 Series in South Africa

No confirmation of details pertaining to roll out in regions beyond South Africa.

Social media companies exercising ‘dangerous power’, says Trump

US president Donald Trump signs an executive order aimed at removing some of the legal protections given to social media platforms.

Nutanix Appoints Adam Tarbox as Director of Global System Integrator (GSI) Business for EMEA

Experienced Sales Director appointed to Develop and execute overarching regional alliance strategy for Nutanix’s GSI Partners.

Vodacom first telco to zero rate what3words website

First-in-Africa alliance addresses the issue that having no data could have on emergency services reaching those in need.

Hitachi Vantara announces new SA leadership

Dennis Naidoo appointed as General Manager and Sales Director.
26 May

Building a channel to pursue Africa’s tech opportunity

MD for Africa Unit at IFS says COVID-19 has realigned priorities for businesses.

Datacentrix advances Lenovo certification

ICT solutions provider secures Authorised Service Partner accreditation.

South African investment adds fuel to Helios growth strategy

Firm announced results for the first three months of 2020 ending 31 March 2020, its first full quarter as a listed company.

Liquid Telecom eyes datacentre expansion in Ghana, Nigeria

Strive Maiyiwa confirms intention after Africa Data Centres Standard Bank deal gets official green light.

Don’t let your unstructured data leave your business in the dark

‘Dark data’ costs money to store, but generates no value, and could actually introduce risk says Johan Scheepers, Country Head at Commvault South Africa.
18 May

South Africa sees boost in the uptake of CCaaS

Traditional contact centres are having to adapt quickly and many are turning to cloud based solutions, in particular Contact Centre as a Service (CCaaS).

How to stop your Rand savings from becoming junk

Sean Sanders, CFA Charterholder and CEO of investment platform Revix, believes South African consumers should be protecting their wealth by holding alternative assets.