Anton Herbst appointed as Tarsus Technology Group CEO

Tarsus Technology Group (TTG) has appointed TTG veteran Anton Herbst as its CEO with effect from 1 March 2021. Herbst replaces Miles Crisp, who resigned earlier this month to pursue new interests. Herbst started his his career at MB Technologies (which later became...

Service, support employees want to continue working from home

A massive 70% of customer service and support employees want to continue to work from home (WFH) at least once a week after the pandemic ends, according to a survey by Gartner. In September 2020, Gartner surveyed 5 000 employees, including 550 customer service...

Bumper year for African tech startups expected

South African venture capital investors HAVAÍC says 2020 saw the commercial adoption of technology increase at unprecedented rates, as illustrated by the performance of HAVAÍC and its portfolio companies. 2020 saw HAVAÍC’s portfolio companies grow their revenue by a...

DCC appoints new chief print officer

Drive Control Corporation (DCC) has appointed Allan Knoetze as its new chief print officer, strengthening the distributor’s activities in the contractual print and office automation (OA) channel. Knoetze brings with him a wealth of industry knowledge with 20 years’...

Rectron partners with NZXT

Rectron has added NZXT, a developer of software-powered hardware solutions for PC gaming, to its portfolio. NZXT is dedicated to providing premium PC gaming products and services that combine affordability, functionality, engineering and design to achieve...

Fujitsu scoops Citrix Partner of the Year twice in a row

Fujitsu had been named ‘Worldwide Partner of the Year’ for a second consecutive year by digital workspace solution provider Citrix. Fujitsu, a Citrix Global System Integrator for many years, was recognized for the many successful joint activities and business deals...

Crosscall seals distribution agreement with Kemtek

Crosscall has signed a distribution agreement with Kemtek, which will see Crosscall’s range of durable mobile phones and accessories available to Kemtek’s more than 700 South African resellers and distribution network across the SADC region. Kemtek, which was founded...

BCX gains Premier CommVault Partnership

BCX it has been awarded Premier Partnership status through the CommVault Advantage Partnership Programme by Commvault. “Delivering customised technology requirements to clients requires a strong, trusted and reliable partner ecosystem,” say Frans Basson, acting chief...

Electrocomponents partners with Engineers Without Borders International

Electrocomponents, a global omni-channel solutions partner for industrial customers and suppliers, has signed a one-year partnership agreement with Engineers Without Borders International, a movement that puts global responsibility at the heart of engineering in every...

Citrix appoints new EMEA VP for partner sales

Citrix has announced the appointment of Pilkku Aasma to the position of vice-president: partner sales EMEA. She will be responsible for strengthening the company’s commitment to its EMEA partners ecosystem and their long-term success and profitability, and...

Rectron partners with GoDEX to meet label printing demand

Rectron has announced the addition of GoDEX, a manufacturer of label and barcode printers and scanners, to its extensive portfolio, to meet the growing demand for digital label printing and scanning infrastructure. Through this strategic partnership, Rectron will...

Synthesis adds AWS Security Competency

Synthesis has attained the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Security Competency. This adds to the company’s announcement of securing the AWS Microsoft Workloads Competency and Synthesis’ growing list of AWS Competency designations. “We have found that clients often battle to...