SA’s take-home pay slumps in July

South Africa’s take-home pay took a sizable downswing in July 2020. This follows on from June 2020’s figures and, to some extent, mirrors the movements in the economy. However, other drivers, which contributed to this month’s movements, should be considered as these...

Intel, Baidu collaborate on intelligent infrastructure

Intel has announced a series of collaborations with Baidu in artificial intelligence (AI), 5G, data centre and cloud computing infrastructure. At Baidu World 2020, Intel and Baidu executives discussed the trends of intelligent infrastructure and intelligent computing,...

Pinnacle extends Huawei distribution agreement further into Africa

Leading ICT distributor Pinnacle has extended its Huawei distribution agreement to include Botswana, Eswatini, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia and Zambia. Huawei and Pinnacle initially commenced their partnership in 2015 and have seen some terrific growth in the past five...

ContinuitySA receives three awards from BCI Africa

ContinuitySA has been recognised for excellence at the annual Business Continuity Institute (BCI) Africa awards ceremony. The awards were announced on 17 September as part of the ongoing, virtual BCI Africa Conference. ContinuitySA was awarded the coveted title of...

Synthesis gains AWS Microsoft Workloads Competency status

Synthesis Software Technologies has achieved Amazon Web Services (AWS) Microsoft Workloads Competency status. This adds to Synthesis’ list of AWS Competency designations. This designation recognises that Synthesis provides deep expertise to help customers design,...

Logicalis SA is service delivery partner for Liquid Telecoms

Logicalis, an international IT Solutions and managed services provider, has been selected to be the Service Delivery Partner of choice by Liquid Telecom, to provide cyber security services to its customers across South Africa and the wider African region. Through this...

Mustek revenue is up, profits dip

Mustek has announced revenue of R6,4-billion for the year ended 30 June 2020, up 9,4% from R5,85-billion in 2019. The group’s gross profit percentage increased to 14,2%, compared to 14% last year. Operating profit was down 7,6% to R200,96-million, after a profit last...

Sophos names top African partners

Sophos has announced its fiscal year 2020 awards for top performing channel partners in the Middle East and Africa. The annual awards recognize partners for their significant sales achievements, initiatives that grow their own and Sophos’ business, and a commitment to...

Altron Karabina in strategic partnership with CoreView

CoreView, a SaaS management platform (SMP), has announced a new strategic partnership with Microsoft Gold Partner Altron Karabina. Together, CoreView and Altron Karabina aim to enable organisations to maximise their Microsoft 365 environment, improve security, drive...

Triple4 secures top MSP awards 

Triple4 has been named the top MSP (managed service provider) of the Year – South Africa after demonstrating consistent growth and market leadership as an MSP within South Africa. In addition, the IT service and consulting specialists ranked within the top 10% of...

CoCre8 signs distribution for Fujitsu scanners

CoCre8 Technology Solutions has announced a partnership with Fujitsu PFU, a wholly owned subsidiary of Fujitsu Limited (Japan). PFU offers a broad portfolio of document scanners for professional personal, desktop, workgroup, high-volume production, networked...

Pivotal Data partners with Infobip

Infobip has signed up Pivotal Data under its Partner Connect Programme. Pivotal Data has integrated Infobip’s WhatsApp Business API and SMS solutions into its contact centre and Customer Experience (CX) offerings. The company is a specialist provider of contact...