Axis Communications announces winners of partner awards

Axis Communications announces winners of partner awards

Axis Communications, a global leader in network video, has announced the winners of its 2018 Partner Awards that were awarded at a gala event in Sandton. The awards celebrate channel partners who were recognised for their outstanding performance and accomplishments in driving growth for Axis in 2018, with Dimension Data…

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Westcon-Comstor SMME partners take centre stage at Cisco Connect

Westcon-Comstor SMME partners take centre stage at Cisco Connect

Westcon-Comstor Sub-Saharan Africa is emphasising reseller development, enablement and empowerment, by providing nine of its SMME Cisco partners across Africa the opportunity to showcase their businesses and services at the upcoming Cisco Connect event by way of the 'SMME powered by Comstor' initiative. The partners will be given a platform…

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Partnership plans to disrupt the ERP market

Partnership plans to disrupt the ERP market

Newly launched cloud ERP solution, Uniconta, has partnered with Akhani Technologies, Africa’s ingeniously disruptive advisory, business automation and digital solutions firm. Together they plan to disrupt the ERP space by targeting a niche market that has been overlooked by the traditional ERP vendors. Uniconta is a software-as-a-service system designed to…

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Axiz to showcase infosec ecosystem at Cisco Connect

Axiz to showcase infosec ecosystem at Cisco Connect

New technologies such as IoT, Artificial Intelligence (AI), multi cloud and big data are bringing many benefits to today’s enterprises. However, at the same time, their introduction into the IT environment is driving enterprise IT complexity, making it difficult for security teams to monitor and protect the organisation’s most valuable…

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IRESS clients ready for cutover to the JSE's ITaC platform

IRESS clients ready for cutover to the JSE’s ITaC platform

IRESS has announced that over 20 South African clients are set to go live on its South African Futures Exchange (SAFEX) trading and deal management solution today (April 29). IRESS’ SAFEX front-end was developed in response to the JSE’s Integrated Trading and Clearing (ITaC) initiative that sees the migration of…

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Insight into the career of VMware Cloud Provider Manager Dave Funnell

Insight into the career of VMware Cloud Provider Manager Dave Funnell

For Dave Funnell, Manager: Cloud Provider at VMware, there are seven types of leadership style, and he falls into the strategic leadership segment. Describe your current job role and the parts that are somewhat challenging? I manage the VMware Cloud provider business for Sub-Saharan Africa. This is a rapidly growing…

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AfricaOnline appoints new leader to grow its Ghanaian business

AfricaOnline appoints new leader to grow its Ghanaian business

AfricaOnline, Ghana's leading ISP and a Gondwana International Networks (GIN) subsidiary, has appointed industry stalwart, Foster Plender as its Managing Director. Plender, who was in a consulting capacity within GIN before his appointment, brings with him decades of telecommunications experience across both African and European markets. “I am excited to lead…

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Liquid Telecom selects Nokia to deploy channel network

Liquid Telecom selects Nokia to deploy channel network

Liquid Telecom Kenya, part of the leading pan-African telecoms group Liquid Telecom, and Nokia have announced a two-year partnership to upgrade their existing fibre network to support OTN/DWDM technology with an initial network capacity of 500G. This will result in a faster and more reliable connection along the route from…

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Veeam honours partners at South Africa awards

Veeam honours partners at South Africa awards

The winners of the 2018 Veeam Partner Awards at the Partner Summit in Johannesburg have been announced. The annual awards recognise and celebrate the commitment and success of Veeam ProPartners and Veeam Cloud and Service Provider (VCSP) partners who have demonstrated success in providing Veeam solutions to their customers and…

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Kaspersky Lab appoints new Enterprise Sales Manager for Africa

Kaspersky Lab appoints new Enterprise Sales Manager for Africa

Bethwel Opil has been appointed as the Enterprise Sales Manager for Kaspersky Lab in Kenya. The appointment will see Opil continue to support and grow strong market alignment for the Kaspersky Lab brand locally with particular focus on the East African region. In this role, Opil is responsible and focused…

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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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New General Manager appointed at value-added distributor

New General Manager appointed at value-added distributor

Leading value-added distributor, SPECTRAMI has appointed Yasser Ali, as the General Manager for Egypt, Levant and North Africa. Based in Cairo, Ali will be responsible for accelerating the growth of business and maintaining customer, partner and vendor relationship by implementing company’s  Vendor Extension Model (VEM) model in Egypt, Levant and…

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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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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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