SAP Africa expert on the benefits of investing in Blockchain technology

SAP Africa expert on the benefits of investing in Blockchain technology

Darrel Orsmond, Financial Services Industry Head at SAP Africa, looks at the benefits in investing in Blockchain technology. Blockchain technology will enable financial transactions to take place quicker and provide an undisputed version of the truth for all parties to a transaction. This has fundamental consequences for the way the…

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McAfee unveils integration with Microsoft Teams for cloud security

McAfee unveils integration with Microsoft Teams for cloud security

McAfee, the device-to-cloud cybersecurity company, has announced McAfee MVISION Cloud for Microsoft Teams, a comprehensive security and compliance integration for Teams. McAfee MVISION Cloud for Microsoft Teams is an extension to the already available comprehensive security solution that McAfee MVISION Cloud has for Microsoft Office 365. This solution complements Team’s…

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Blue Turtle automates and optimises move to Microsoft SA Data Centre

Blue Turtle automates and optimises move to Microsoft SA Data Centre

With the official launch of the Microsoft Data Centres in South Africa, Blue Turtle has announced a suite of services that enables a customer’s journey to the cloud. Blue Turtle will deliver Azure Migration Services that encompass discovery, assessment, migration, optimisation, operation and security. The services leverage technologies, which analyse…

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Node4 expert on the IT channel in the age of cloud

Node4 expert on the IT channel in the age of cloud

The impact of cloud computing has been transformative for every element of the channel – from the vendor right down to the end user. Here, Andrew Wilson, Head of Channel, Node4, explores the impact that cloud computing has had on the channel, the challenges and opportunities it has created, and…

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Gourmet Gulf selects Finesse and Salesforce to digitally transform diner experience

Gourmet Gulf selects Finesse and Salesforce to digitally transform diner experience

Gourmet Gulf, a renowned hospitality company in the region, has selected Finesse, a global software system integrator and Salesforce, a global leader in CRM, to digitally transform, taking customer dining experience in the UAE to new heights. The UAE-based hospitality company’s partnership with Finesse and Salesforce is set to equip…

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Four strategic tips to avoid being the next data breach headline

Four strategic tips to avoid being the next data breach headline

Arcserve Southern Africa has urged South African businesses to take a proactive approach to Business Continuity and Data Recovery (BCDR) or risk becoming the next data breach headline. “In today’s digital world, the issues of data privacy and data security are sources of significant concern for organisations,” said Byron Horn-Botha,…

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Nexans launches LANsense AIM and new copper and fibre solutions

Nexans launches LANsense AIM and new copper and fibre solutions

During Data Centre World Nexans is launching its new LANsense Automated Infrastructure Management (AIM) solution. It is also presenting its cutting-edge LANmark ENSPACE ultra high density fibre solution and Slimflex copper Category 6A solution. As new trends such as 5G and Edge Computing put more strain on data centres, the…

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Leading payments processor boosted by strategic global investment

Leading payments processor boosted by strategic global investment

Ecentric Payment Systems has announced that FSS (Financial Software and Systems) has made a strategic investment in the company to accelerate growth momentum into Africa. FSS has acquired a 46% stake in Ecentric through a combination of primary and secondary investment, with the potential to further its stake-holding. Ecentric, a…

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Axiz and Innova to provide HTS connectivity into Africa

Axiz and Innova to provide HTS connectivity into Africa

In an African channel first, Axiz has announced the signing of Innova HTS, a new partner that enables cost-effective broadband satellite solutions into Africa. Innova HTS complements an already comprehensive range of solutions from Axiz aimed at enhancing its digital platform offering. With partnerships such as this, Axiz will continue…

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F5 Networks on the threat of hidden malware

F5 Networks on the threat of hidden malware

Cybersecurity continues to climb the priority list for organisations of all sizes and, with things changing as quickly as they do and new threats being introduced daily, it’s difficult to keep up. The latest threat under debate is that of hidden malware. “It’s a sneaky one,” said Simon McCullough, F5…

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Learning partnerships are key to tech success

Learning partnerships are key to tech success

In a field where limits are only imposed by the imagination, businesses must continue to learn, evolve and partner to create ongoing success. Technology today is as simple as it will ever be. It is advancing exponentially, daily and the real challenge is not only to keep up, but to…

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VIVA announces nationwide 5G service with Huawei in Kuwait

VIVA announces nationwide 5G service with Huawei in Kuwait

VIVA, Kuwait’s fastest-growing and most developed telecom operator, has announced the establishment of a 5G innovation centre, with the aim to explore, develop and launch new 5G use cases in Kuwait by 2019. Currently VIVA is already in action to rollout a nationwide 5G network with over 1000 5G NR…

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VMware empowers CSPs with 5G ready telco cloud infrastructure

VMware empowers CSPs with 5G ready telco cloud infrastructure

VMware has highlighted innovations that can help communications services providers (CSPs) capture the 5G opportunity and break into the cloud economy. The company has also announced expanded relationships with AT&T and Vodafone, along with an expanded alliance with Ericsson and a new partnership with T-Systems, illustrating that VMware is a…

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Demand for VSAT satellite services is growing in Africa

Demand for VSAT satellite services is growing in Africa

Thanks to the arrival of HTS (high-throughput satellite) in Africa, the demand for VSAT satellite services is on the increase and remains critical to unlocking connectivity on the continent where over 70% still remain unconnected. This sentiment was also evident at the Mobile World Congress 2019 where Intelsat made clear…

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