Germany based tech powerhouse, Software AG roped in Kholiwe Makhohliso from Oracle to lead the company in South Africa and she joins Software AG after working for more than 22 years at different positions in various businesses.
Service Parts Logistics (SPL), Africa’s largest parts management and supply firm, has been appointed as an authorised distributor of spare parts for the Samsung printer range, recently acquired by HP, in the Middle East and Africa region.
Leading IT distributor for sub-Sahara Africa, Bitrate introduced the hyperconvergence software vendor, Maxta to its portfolio of emerging and disruptive technological offerings. The addition of Maxta enables Bitrate reseller partners to help customers eliminate the capital and operational expense of legacy storage architectures with an innovative and differentiated hyperconverged solution.
Kyocera recently announced that it has achieved the top spot in the A4 Colour Copier/MFP category according to the latest research by InfoSource, showing market sizing data in the office automation industry in the Southern African region for 2017.
Nokia and Orange Middle East & Africa are rolling out a Nokia single radio access network and network management technology across seven African countries in a three-year modernization project to prepare for the launch of 4G services.
Mobile distributor, PayJoy and Allied Mobile, are collaborating to bring smartphone payment plans to markets across Africa. Allied Mobile will use PayJoy Checkout, a paperless finance system for customers without access to formal credit, and the patented PayJoy Lock which enables “pay-as-you-go” access to the phone.
South Africa’s leading distributor, Mustek has picked up distribution rights for Acronis backup software solutions including Acronis Active Protection from ransomware, enhanced backup validation, and blockchain-based authentication of backups with Acronis Notary.
World leading storage brand, Seagate entered into a partnership with Red Dot Distribution to expand its reach across East Africa during the recently concluded security and surveillance event, SecureExpo East Africa in Kenya. Red Dot Distribution, one of the most prominent distributors in the continent with Pan-Africa spread will now be the authorised distributor for Seagate hard drives for the East African marketplace.
MTN and Ericsson announced at the MTN headquarters in South Africa that companies will begin the first 5G technology and applications trial in Africa, which is part of a 5G demonstration starting in the first quarter of 2018.
Value-Added-Distributor, StarLink has announced that it has expanded into West Africa as part of it global expansion plans and is looking to engage with interested IT Security specialized partners. Nigeria will act as the operational hub for West Africa including neighboring markets such as Ghana.
Africa is an exciting market with great prospects and is being projected as the next emerging market. This is probably the right time to be operating in Africa considering that its economies are growing and its industries are embracing technology. Not only is cloud adoption increasing, internet is also becoming more affordable and accessible which can be leveraged by organisations to use technology to expand their businesses. Also, the absence of a cumbersome legacy infrastructure has given Africa a distinct […]