Businesses show fighting spirit despite high inflation

Statistics South Africa released its latest consumer price index with inflation recorded at 6,5% in May 2022, up from 5,9% in April 2022. Despite this, all but four out of the 27 industries monitored by Skynamo’s Industry Thermometer bounced back with positive growth...

Infinidat launches global partner portal, expands channel sales

Infinidat has announced new moves to advance its strong position in partnering, supporting and co-selling with channel partners, accelerating adoption of storage-as-a-service (STaaS), and enhancing partner sales enablement. Infinidat will roll out a new global version...

Africa’s first Umbraco Gold Partner scoops global award

Bluegrass Digital has won ‘Best Professional Services Sector Solution’ for the new Petrofac corporate website at the Umbraco Awards 2022. The web and mobile solutions development company has also become the first Umbraco Gold Partner in Africa. Umbraco CMS...

Tactile, ExiPay partner on payment technologies

Tactile Technologies, a player in the sub-Saharan African touch screen and barcode scanning industry, has signed a partnership with start-up ExiPay group to bring payment technologies to Tactile clients. ExiPay partners with Finimo Solutions to provide the software...

PMT is an AWS Select Tier Services Partner

Pattern Matched Technologies (PMT) has achieved AWS Select Tier Services Partner status. AWS Select Tier Services Partners employ trained and certified individuals and have proven customer experience. PMT has enabled some of Africa’s most prominent banks, insurers,...

Yena Ngidi is new Kyocera hardware product manager

Kyocera Document Solutions South Africa has appointed Yena Ngidi to the position of Hardware Product Manager. Ngidi was previously at ICT distribution company Pinnacle, where he was the senior SADC external, account manager. Prior to that, he was a key account manager...

Global chip shortage not impacting Redvine

Redvine Networks, a fully-managed SASE and cloud service provider, says it remains unaffected by the current global chip shortage which Intel expects to last through 2024, and continues to deliver solutions to its customers across Africa at turnaround times comparable...

Obsidian partners with Stratus to strengthen edge computing offering

Obsidian Systems is partnering with Stratus Technologies to deliver the Stratus ztC ruggedised design edge platform, combining built-in virtualisation and fault tolerance, to the African market. Designed for both operational technology (OT) and IT, ztC Edge is easy to...

Nexio in exclusive partnership with Poprush Cloud & Consulting

Vodacom subsidiary Nexio has announced an exclusive strategic partnership with Poprush Cloud & Consulting, a differentiated cloud solutions provider. Nexio assists organisations unlock the true value of their cloud investments, offeringf migration and...

Westcon-Comstor wins Palo Alto Networks distribution for SADC

Westcon-Comstor Sub-Saharan Africa has signed a distribution agreement with Palo Alto Networks to deliver its Next-Generation Security Platform across the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region. With the Palo Alto platform at play, organisations can...

First Distribution Teams with Nozomi Networks

First Distribution to distribute Nozomi Networks solutions as its preferred provider for OT and IoT cybersecurity and anomaly detection in sub-Saharan Africa First Distribution, the leading pan-African distributor for Cybersecurity, Datacentre, Cloud, Surveillance,...