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Vodacom expands special needs range

With the launch of the Alcatel 2008G, Vodacom has broadened its offering of accessible devices that are suitable for consumers with specific needs. Vodacom has included devices for those with disabilities and the elderly in its range since 2004.

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redPanda Software selected to upgrade Fruit & Veg City Holdings IT systems

Food store franchise, Fruit & Veg, has appointed redPanda Software to assist with strategic maintenance of one of its software systems. redPanda, which has worked closely with the group's IT team, are specialists in end-to-end development and customised application support, which are aimed at...

27 Feb 2017

Saicom Voice Services, Thinkst Canary join forces with honeypot network security service

Saicom Voice Services and Thinkst Canary have entered a strategic partnership which will see the companies combine their expertise and offer a fully-managed honeypot network security service. This honeypot network security service will improve the detection and mitigation of cyber-security...

30 Jan 2017

Samsung collects 120 awards at the CES

Samsung Electronics received more than 120 awards at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show (CES). The electronic manufacturer received the awards for its home entertainment, home appliance and mobile products and was recognised for its innovation. Amongst its 120 awards, Samsung received 34...

26 Jan 2017

Mittel expands SA cloud offerings with EOH partnership

Mittel has expanded its cloud portfolio in South Africa by means of a partnership with technology and knowledge service integrator, EOH. The partnership is to provide low-cost scalable solutions along with the flexibility to address future requirements. Powered by EOH, MiCloudSA has...

24 Jan 2017

Altron joins Nokia in channel partnership agreement

Allied Electronics Corporation Limited (Altron) has been made a part of the Nokia global partner programme after it entered into a channel partnership agreement with Nokia. Altron is to market, distribute and service Nokia's network solutions portfolio to enterprise and public sector customers as a...

23 Jan 2017

OfferZen is a Fast Company most innovative company of the year

Curated online recruitment marketplace, OfferZen has been included in Fast Company's World's 100 Most Innovative Companies of the Year. OfferZen was placed on the Africa's top-25 list and was featured in Fast Company's December/January issue, along with the other 75 international companies that make...

12 Jan 2017

Qlik expands mapping capabilities with Idevio acquisition

Qlik has acquired geographical-related software provider, Idevio which will now expand the visual analytics company's mapping and geoanalytic capabilities. Qlik Sense and QlikView users will now have the ability to expose hidden geographic relationships through technology that compresses and streams...

11 Jan 2017

Ericsson, Cisco combine technologies to introduce EWN

Ericsson and Cisco have expanded their strategic partnership with the introduction of Evolved Wifi Networks (EWN), a new wifi offering. This new offering is the result of a combination of Ericsson's 3GPP access, core networks and applications with Cisco's wifi portfolio. Ericsson's services...

9 Jan 2017

FiveFriday, Exalogic Consulting form partnership

South African software development company FiveFriday and UAE IT service provider Exalogic Consulting have entered a partnership. The partnership is aimed at delivering solutions to consumers based in the Middle East. The collaboration follows a study on scalable productivity management and...

23 Dec 2016

Kale Logistics named Technology Provider of the Year for CODEX

IT solution provider in the logistics and airport sectors, Kale Logistics was named the Technology Provider of the Year 2016 at the Samudra Manthan Awards. The awards are held by Bhandarkar Shipping News. Kale received the award for its digital platform, CODEX which is India's first container...

20 Dec 2016

HOSTAFRICA to expand cloud focus, following VPS Networks acquisition

At the start of December, with the backing of Concorde Industries, HOSTAFRICA Pty Ltd acquired VPS Networks Pty Ltd along with its employees, technical equipment and customers. The hosting provider is to strengthen its cloud focus after the acquisition given VPS Networks' expertise in cloud...

12 Dec 2016

CEO of the Year awarded to Jim Whitehurst

Jim Whitehurst, the CEO of solutions company, Red Hat, has been announced as CEO of the Year by the 2016 SIIA Company CODiE Awards - a peer-reviewed award that showcases business and education technology's products and services. The award, marks the first time that the Software & Information...

9 Dec 2016

Curve Group acquires Stock Shop and its technology

Curve Group has acquired Stock Shop, a financial technology provider which creates apps, websites and other digital tools aimed at improving the overall customer experience. The acquisition means that Curve Group has access to several of Stock Shop's products including Know Your Customer (KYC)...

6 Dec 2016

Riverbed and Verizon partner up for AWS Direct Connect Bundle solution

Riverbed Technology has partnered with Verizon Enterprise Solutions to deliver an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Direct Connect Bundle solution to support hybrid architecture deployments. The solution will allow enterprise customers to connect their branch offices and data centres to AWS environments...

29 Nov 2016

ZACR becomes official accredited registrar

South Africa's .ZA domain administrator, ZACR, has been announced as an official registrar for the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names & Numbers (ICANN). The ICANN ensures that the web operates efficiently and accordingly with regards to detailed naming and numbering systems. As an official...

28 Nov 2016

Tritech Media acquires holding in Kinektek

Technology innovator, Tritech Media has acquired of a 44% holding in commerce and payments technology provider, Kinektek by its subsidiary the payments technology company, Crossgate Technologies. The rest of the Kinektek shares will be held by the founders of the company while William Kirsh, whose...

25 Nov 2016

Dandemutande wins YoAfrica

Zimbabwean's broadband internet service provider, Dandemutande Investments Limited, has acquired internet service provider, YoAfrica Limited. The partnership will see YoAfrica's technical expertise being harnessed with Dandemutande's market leadership, infrastructure and pan-African reach,...

25 Nov 2016

The Carlyle Group acquires CMC Networks

Asset management company, The Carlyle Group, has acquired a majority share of the pan-African network connectivity provider, CMC Networks. Investec Equity Partners, represented by CMC's board member, Richard Tunstall, is set to sell its stake in the company, whilst the founder and management team...

23 Nov 2016

Samsungs wins 35 CES Innovation Awards

Samsung has received a total of 35 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2017 Innovation Awards. Recipients of the awards are deliberated by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) and are judged by a well-known panel of independent industrial designers, engineers and members of the trade...

22 Nov 2016

Ideaing.com's e-commerce website launches

Ideaing.com has launched the first smart device editorial and e-commerce website. A range of devices may be found in the following categories: smart home, smart body, smart entertainment and smart travel. Having initially partnered with 16 smart device product lines at launch, the company aims...

21 Nov 2016

KRS and Itensity Online join forces

Software development company, Khanyisa Real Systems (KRS), and web development company Itensity Online have entered a partnership to form KRS Club (Pty) Ltd, which is intended to improve Itensity Online's Itensity Club management system. While KRS has been the main gym software supplier in southern...

18 Nov 2016

Vox drops data prices for Fat Pipe DSL packages

Telecoms company, Vox, is dropping its data prices for its Fat Pipe Home DSL to below R1 per GB. The price drop relates to all new online sales across the Fat Pipe DSL product range and includes subscriptions bought online before 1 January 2017. Vox has also announced that their existing Fat Pipe...

18 Nov 2016

Two wins for Huawei at AfricaCom 2016

Information and communications technology solutions provider, Huawei, has been announced as the winners of two reputable awards, namely that of The Most Significant LTE Development and the Delivery Excellence in Customer Experience award, at the AfriCom 2016 dinner held at The Waterfront Lookout...

17 Nov 2016

ASUS South Africa partners with Monark

Hardware manufacturing company, ASUS South Africa, has partnered with popular South African band, Monark. Through this new partnership, the four Monark band members will be ASUS' product brand ambassadors and will share their experience of the brand with potential consumers. This is a first for...

11 Nov 2016

LG receives 21 CES 2017 Innovation Awards

LG Electronics received 21 CES 2017 Innovation Awards acknowledging its innovative efforts in a range of its products. The full list of LG's 2017 CES Innovation Award winners will be announced at a press conference to be held in Las Vegas early in the new year. The awards are sponsored by the...

11 Nov 2016

PCMS teams up with redPanda

UK-based global supplier of point of sale solutions, PCMS has partnered with Cape Town's redPanda Software to provide offshore development services to its main development group. The partnership will allow PCMS to increase its development volume at very low risk and without disrupting its existing...

9 Nov 2016

ContinuitySA is now a hall of famer

Business continuity and resilience services provider, ContinuitySA has been inducted into the Business Continuity Institute's Hall of Fame as the Business Continuity Provider (Service) of the Year at the Business Continuity Institute Awards gala dinner held in London on 8 November...

9 Nov 2016

ShowMax joins NAPAfrica

Internet-based subscription video on demand service, ShowMax has joined NAPAfrica Johannesburg, the largest internet exchange point (IXP) in Africa. Since its launch in 2015, ShowMax has been made available in 65 countries boasting the largest video entertainment catalogue on the continent. By...

7 Nov 2016

Tritech Media acquires interest in KaChing

Thirty percent of KaChing, a cashless, ticketless parking system and smartphone application, has been purchased by Tritech Media, the technology innovator controlled by the Kirsh family. William Kirsh, founder and CEO of Tritech Media, will join the board of KaChing. The founders and Servest, the...

3 Nov 2016

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