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Orange launches the 4th edition of the Orange African Social Venture Prize

A new category will feature in this year's competition, which is aimed at supporting and developing those entrepreneurs who have come up with new ideas using ICT that meet Africans' needs

Neotel and Vodacom announce next steps in proposed transaction

Two of South Africa's major telecommunication companies are awaiting regulatory and competition authority approvals for takeover deal

MTN makes it onto World Champions list

Africa's leading communications company has received global recognition for being an important and dominating industry player

SAP Africa shows how to mobilise business intelligence for competitive advantage

In todays connected world of instant connection to information, companies demand powerful tools to gain superior intelligence and value from big data

Check your region with new global Cyberthreat Map

Kaspersky Lab launches worldwide interactive Cyberthreat Map which details real threats in real time, from malicious objects to antivirus detections

The Ultrabook - where laptop meets tablet and provides the best of both worlds

Farhad Alli, a Dell Consumer Product Specialist at DCC, explains how the new generation of Ultrabooks will have all the power required to make a difference to businesses

T-Systems promotes role of ICT in nation building

Managing Director of T-Systems, Gert Schoonbee spoke out about the way ICT can play a leading role in shaping the nation at the recent Nation building in SA Conference

Samsung GALAXY devices achieve highest-level of security certification

Samsung's SA division is first in mobile industry to receive MDFPP Common Criteria Certification to bring enhanced security to Government and Enterprise Mobility

Five top tips for selecting the right hosted email partner

For SMEs seeking a hosted Exchange partner, it's not a case of looking for the cheapest option or the one with the greatest capacity it's about what they must know when comparing risks and costs

Three predictions for the future of the Internet

Mimecast's Chief Scientist, author and entrepreneur Nathanial Borenstein reveals what he thinks the Internet will bring in the next quarter century

Unlocking the value of data

Utilisiing the power of analytics is vital for retailers seeking to improve the relationship they have with their customers

T-Systems to deliver its Healthcare solution to Busamed

Four new hospitals being built in South Africa by one of the country's first black-owned hospital groups are set to bring digitalised healthcare to patients

Media players are a must have for the connected home

Ruben Naicker, WD Product Specialist at DCC tells us why the best way to ensure all content is accessible in the home is through a media player

Panda Security partners with iWayAfrica Kenya

iWayAfrica Kenya offers its corporate customers Panda Security's cloud-based antivirus solutions

Microsoft welcomes youth to 4Afrika Advisory Council

Four youth leaders join the 4Afrika Advisory Council to reach and represent Africa's youth

Dark Fibre Africa announces acquisition of Conduct

DFA expects its last mile strategy to be significantly enhanced with the acquisition of Conduct, which provides open network service to providers

Wipro expands South Africa internship programme

A forward-thinking global information technology, consulting and outsourcing company is more than doubling its intern intake this year to nurture talent and make sure it has the right people on board

Master Data Management announces new integration

Collibra integration brings enhanced data governance for IBM Infosphere clients

Imperial signs a five-year contract with Vodacom Business

A new deal between a communications provider and a leading logistic firm looks set to benefit Imperial's client base

African Union Commission selects The Internet Society for AXIS project

Capacity building workshops are being held to support the establishment of national and regional Internet Exchange Points

IBM brings Watson to Africa

IBM's $100 million Project Lucy initiative heralds a new era of data-driven development

Jasco Enterprise earns double honours at Avaya PartnerConnect 2014

A leading African supplier of end-to-end, best-of-breed ICT, energy and industry solutions across the entire value chain has picked up two major awards

Microsoft awards grants to five African startups

Microsoft has announced an innovation grant program to fast-track African startups as part of its 4Africka Initiative which was launched last year

T-Systems to acquire Intervate

A leading South African provider of cloud systems is to take over Intervate which will allow it to deliver innovative new solutions to business customers

IBM invests in accelerating innovation in South Africa

IBM has launched a new client centre to foster business and IT skills development around big data and analytics and cloud computing

Heirs Holdings invests in Planet Labs' satellite technology

The pan-African proprietary investment company has announced its investment in US start-up Planet Labs' innovative satellite manufacturing technology

IBM study reveals how African businesses can bridge technology gap

Research reveals common challenges preventing IT progress in Africa and recommends steps to overcome technology roadblocks

ADRS launches new on-line tool Graph-Data.com

A South African and American economic modelling and research company has announced a new on-line tool capable of instantly creating customised graphs

Cross River State to expand its use of Smartgov platform

Interswitch, developers of Smartgov, has revealed the success of its platform has prompted a Nigerian state to continue and grow its use

Foregenix announces new tools to combat cyber attacks

The newly launched, Foregenix Security Essentials, provides all the tools and services to protect payments and data security for retailers

CEOs in Africa target technological strides for 2014

Some 87 percent of CEOs expect to ramp up their investment in new technology this year according to PricewaterhouseCoopers

Microsoft appoints first female country manager in Ghana

Microsoft which is expanding its offerings in Ghana has announced the appointment of Otema Yirenkyi to head up its Ghanaian business

Top tips for data backup

Expert advice on what small to medium sized businesses need to consider to protect valuable data from load shedding problems

Rubric's tips for Web translation projects in 2014

Ian Henderson, CTO of Rubric, a global language service provider, gives some expert advice on website translation

MTN sells tower portfolios

Africa's leading telecommunication's company MTN Group has announced the sale of its mobile network towers to IHS in Rwanda and Zambia

Local broadcaster turns to Jasco for archive solutions

Paul Divall, Managing Director of Jasco Broadcast and Managed Solutions, explains why a media asset management solution is essential for broadcasters

MTN partners to bring e-commerce services to African markets

Africa's leading telecommunications firm has signed a strategic partnership with Rocket Internent and Millicom International Cellular in a bid to develop e-commerce business

Burgeoning cloud ecosystem provides a niche for every company

The rapid growth of cloud services in South Africa is fuelling a changing the role of distributors and resellers, whose biggest asset is now their relationship

Tigo Tanzania wins GSMA Highly Commended Award in Africa

A Tanzania-based mobile phone operator is celebrating an award win after investing heavily in its network quality to make its services even more accessible to customers

Cloud uptake set to explode across Africa

Research Study across organisations in South Africa, Nigeria and Kenya highlights considerable investment in Cloud within next year

Achieving South Africa's e-services vision

Realising the vision of effective e-services delivery that supports the National Development Plan requires a combination of technology, strategy and, crucially, the right connection to the people

Jasco IT partners with Helios IT in aiding Medscheme

South Africa's Jasco, an IT services provider, is looking to help one of the country's biggest care service providers, Medscheme, to have even tighter control of their business with its technology

Mimecast Reasserts Dominance within South Africa

Mimecast South Africa has announced the acquisition of more key enterprise level service agreements, expanding upon an already well-established network of SME, mid-market and large corporate clients

IBM donates Big Data/analytics technology to help cancer patients

IBM partners with the UICC to use Big Data to build cancer registries in developing nations and begins collaboration in Sub-Saharan Africa to help close the gap in cancer prevention and treatment

International partnership boosts Namibia's internet connections

Telecom Namibia partners with Jasco and establishes an Internet Exchange Platform to improve customer experience

Cisco launches first application-friendly Data centre and Cloud solution

Cisco's approach redefines power of IT to be more responsible to changing business and application needs, while enhancing agility and adding business value

MTN speakers gear up for AfricaCom 2013

For the seventh year running, senior management from Africa's leading telecommunications firm MTN will be taking to the podium to discuss and share a myriad of ideas and trends within the industry

Marval South Africa launches new IT Foundation course

A leading IT service management solution provider is delivering a course for business leaders aimed at equipping them with the tools to establish technology governance

Wipro launches second South African internship programme

In a bid to contribute to the skills development within the South African IT industry, a leading hi-tech company has recruited 40 graduate students for its internship programme

MTN shortlisted for three AfricaCom Awards

Africa's leading telecommunications firm has been nominated for three awards in the prestigious AfricaCom Awards which recognise excellence in the telecoms, media and ICT sectors

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