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How the cloud can power entrepreneurship and urbanisation in Africa

How the cloud can power entrepreneurship and urbanisation in Africa

Cloud computing is not only fundamentally changing the way business operates, it is also driving a new wave of job creation opportunities, says SAP Africa. Read More

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Friday 18 Jul

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Bytes Managed Solutions, the exclusive distributor of NCR technology solutions in Southern Africa had signed a deal with Barclays Bank of Botswana (BBB) for the installation of intelligent cash deposit ATMs.»
Thursday 17 Jul

NAPAfrica celebrates new peak at 15Gbps

NAPAfrica, describing itself as Africa’s most successful neutral peering exchange, has reached a record-breaking peak of 15Gbps.»
Tuesday 15 Jul

Managed service support key to growth for iWayAfrica

Pan African telecoms operator, Gondwana International Networks (GIN) has announced that its iWayAfrica business will be partnering with managed services company, SevenC Computing to grow its foothold in key Africa territories. »
Monday 14 Jul

Is VUCA the answer to a rapidly changing global market?

The VUCA concept is very helpful in closing the gaps between business and IT, says SAP Africa.»
Friday 11 Jul

Acer steps up MEA commercial focus

Acer Middle East and Africa is renewing its focus on the region’s commercial market, with new products and services and an enhanced channel strategy.»
Friday 11 Jul

Schneider Electric announces winners of Go Green in the City 2014

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Friday 11 Jul

VMware named a leader in 2014 Magic Quadrant for x86 server virtualization infrastructure

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Thursday 10 Jul

MTN unveils another Africa first cooling system

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Tuesday 8 Jul

CBN starts bank verification number initiative

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Tuesday 8 Jul

Acer announces management change in EMEA

Acer has announced that Luca Rossi will be appointed president for Acer Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). »
Monday 7 Jul

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Sunday 6 Jul

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Saturday 5 Jul

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Thursday 3 Jul

Systems of Things: The building blocks of the next internet revolution

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Thursday 3 Jul

Trend Micro announces Nigerian expansion

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Wednesday 2 Jul

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Widening ICT skills gap: Cause for concernWidening ICT skills gap: Cause for concern

Nigeria's FDI gains could be eroded by the widening gap in indigenous skilled ICT manpower, writes Kokumo Goodie.

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How the cloud can power entrepreneurship and urbanisation in Africa

Cloud computing is not only fundamentally changing the way business operates, it is also driving a new wave of job creation opportunities, says SAP Africa.