Oct 12, 2021

UN gives the nod to African alternative energy solution for mobile networks

NEC XON’s HSS uses advanced control and monitoring, integrated with the latest Polarium lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery technologies to reduce lifecycle costing and improve quality of service.

Oct 7, 2021

Why NEC XON wants to change cybersecurity solutions in South Africa

Africa’s organisations need cybersecurity solutions and services more compelling and relevant to the challenges they face, the company states.

Jul 9, 2021

New GM of HR at NEC XON emphasises talent as key organisation focus

Reorganises to strategically align with market requirements and NEC’s global employee strategy.

Jun 9, 2021

Herotel has a competitive lead with South Africa's first commercial SR network

Herotel has implemented a cutting-edge segment routing (SR) network from NEC XON.


Do you want to improve productivity and motivation during Covid-19?

Artificial intelligence (AI) based technology holds the key to relieving the burdens on HR in monitoring and managing Covid-19 protocols.


This is how organisations can be productive and protect people’s wellbeing during the pandemic

NEC XON has used NEC’s NeoFace Watch AI-driven facial recognition to create a dependable platform for Covid-19 monitoring and management.


NeoFace Watch Thermal improves health and safety from Covid-19 in the workplace

NeoFace Watch Thermal protects organisations, their customers and employees, through contactless monitoring and management of Covid-19 protocols.

Feb 10, 2021

Emtel and NEC XON deploy Mauritius’ biggest SD-WAN

Deployment has reduced the corporate customer’s connectivity costs by between 30% to 40%, together with the provision of a secured network.

Aug 14, 2020

AI recognition platform digitises coronavirus management for companies

NEC XON is using the NeoFace Watch facial recognition platform and specialised thermography cameras.

Aug 12, 2020

Woman executive leads NEC XON managed services into a new era

NEC XON has appointed renowned managed services specialist Mariëtte Hattingh as GM of Services.


Ikhwezi Bus Service deploys Africa’s first AI-driven wireless network

Ikhwezi Bus Service has solidified its position as one of the most advanced transport businesses in South Africa by leveraging an AI-driven wireless network from NEC XON.


Energy needs new models in a post-lockdown South Africa

Being able to meet the need for more cost-effective and reliable energy in homes that are essentially distributed operating units of businesses will require zero cost, zero risk business models to support them, says Wessel Wessels, head of sales of NEC XON’s Alternative Energy division.

May 6, 2020

This is how you digitalise for long term success

Digitalisation makes work easier, produces more accurate results, and enables automation. But it’s just the first step of the journey.


NEC’s world first open source 5G network could help stimulate Africa’s economy

The world’s first 5G mobile network radios based on open and fully virtualised architecture, built by NEC in partnership with various vRAN platforms for Rakuten Mobile.

Apr 22, 2020

NEC XON appoints COO to strengthen market value

Viven Bhowani has joined NEC XON as COO.


These three innovations have made IoT really smart and useful

IoT becomes exponentially more useful the more devices you integrate, the more you connect the sensors together.


Shared risk has massively opened up Africa's solar energy opportunities

There is now a zero-risk, zero-cost way to establish renewable energy in Africa.

Oct 18, 2019

NEC XON wins global networking award for innovative African solutions

NEC XON has won ADVA's Global Partner of the Year award and received the award at its annual Summit held at Sun City in October, 2019.

Oct 7, 2019

NEC XON creates KYC solution for mobile networks and financial services

NEC XON has created a Know Your Customer (KYC) solution to help mobile network operators and financial services businesses.

Oct 2, 2019

Africans gather in South Africa to find ways technology can improve society

Three-hundred and fifty C-suite executives and other delegates from across Africa will gather at Sun City for NEC XON's eighth annual invitation-only summit at Sun City on October 10.

Sep 17, 2019

NEC XON signs cooperation agreement for sub-Sahara Africa with INCELL International

NEC XON has partnered with INCELL International to use its smart lithium technology to serve the needs of the market.

Jul 10, 2019

NEC XON provides Africa's first AI-driven wireless LAN

NEC XON is providing the first AI-powered wireless LAN (WLAN) solution in Africa, based on technology from Mist Systems, a Juniper Networks company.

Jun 24, 2019

NEC XON's biometrics demonstrations draw ministerial interest at ID4Africa

NEC's Bio-IDiom multimodal biometrics suite recently drew the interest of South Africa's Minister of Home Affairs at ID4Africa.

Jun 13, 2019

NEC XON's Saunders will discuss the 'perfect storm' brewing at ID4Africa

Grahame Saunders, who heads up NEC XON's identity management portfolio, will speak at ID4Africa about how advances in biometrics and mobility have changed the identification opportunities for more than a billion Africans.

May 30, 2019

NEC XON deploys ADVA fibre solution at SANReN

NEC XON has been awarded a contract to deploy a national DWDM network based on ADVA technology for the South African National Research Network (SANReN).

Apr 29, 2019

NEC XON increases F5 specialisation to help businesses move to multi-cloud environments

NEC XON is one of the only African organisations capable of maximising customer benefits from F5 Networks solutions since it recently gained rare certifications.

Oct 24, 2018

Industry 4.0 a tipping point for Africa's wealth gap

Methods for Africa to harness the fourth industrial revolution to overcome the continent's challenges were explored at NEC XON's 7th annual summit.

Oct 16, 2018

NEC XON appoints MiRO Distribution to serve ISP microwave marke

NEC XON has appointed MiRO Distribution to distribute its iPASOLINK iX by NEC microwave transmission equipment giving ISPs access to licenced and ICASA-approved technology that meets regulatory and legislative requirements.

Sep 26, 2018

NEC XON summit explores how Industry 4.0 can be Africa's hero

NEC XON's seventh annual summit, at Sun City on October 11, will explore methods for harnessing the Fourth Industrial Revolution innovations and technologies.

Jun 26, 2018

Africa to get three top-notch cyber security facilities

NEC XON is creating three new Cyber Defence Operations Centres (CDOC), one in Nigeria, another in Senegal, and the third in Mauritius in addition to the existing facilities in South Africa.

May 9, 2018

NEC XON gets ISO27001 cyber security certification

NEC XON has obtained ISO 27001 certification for its Cyber Defence Operations Centre (CDOC) and Network Operations Centre (NOC).