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 How the cloud helps SMEs tidy up the IT mess

How the cloud helps SMEs tidy up the IT mess

The cloud offers SMEs a number of benefits when it comes to security and business continuity, saysSage Pastel Accounting. Read More

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Tuesday 14 Oct

VMware introduces industry’s most comprehensive virtual desktop and application portfolio

Building on AirWatch by VMware Mobility Momentum, VMware Horizon FLEX will further enable IT to embrace BYO and Macs in the enterprise with local virtual desktops.»
Friday 10 Oct

Microsoft to help boost Congo media tech capacities

Congo-Brazzaville’s under-resourced and ill-equipped media is set to get a lifeline from global technology giant Microsoft to boost its technology capacities and position themselves for the race of the digital revolution.»
Wednesday 8 Oct

VMware enhances vCloud Director for service provider partners

New features enable vCloud Air Network service providers to build hybrid clouds for easy consumption in minutes.»
Wednesday 8 Oct

Lynx Optics gets a clearer view of its business with Sage 300 ERP

Lynx Optics  – a specialist distributor of optical gear such as binoculars, riflescopes and night vision equipment – has implemented Sage 300 ERP (formerly known as Sage ERP Accpac) to streamline its workflow and gain deeper insight into business performance.»
Friday 3 Oct

SOFGEN activity monitor goes live at Standard Bank Mozambique

MOZAMBIQUE
SOFGEN Holdings Limited has announced the successful installation of its flagship Temenos T24 system monitoring software, SOFGEN Activity Monitor (SAM) at Standard Bank in Mozambique. »
Wednesday 1 Oct

VMware announces VMware Workstation 11 and VMware Player 7 Pro

VMware Workstation 11 marks 15 years of innovation with Windows 10 Tech Preview readiness, state of the art performance and cloud connectivity.»
Wednesday 1 Oct

10 steps to application transformation

Whatever reasons an organisation may have for employing application transformation, one of the most critical parts of any such initiative is successful data migration, says MIP Holdings. »
Tuesday 30 Sep

Choosing the right Microsoft Office product for your business needs

Choosing the right version of Office to meet the needs of your business, and your budget, can be a challenging task, says Drive Control Corporation. »
Thursday 25 Sep

Kenya’s ICT Authority partners SAP for youth ICT training

KENYA
The Kenyan ICT Authority has partnered SAP for the second year to train at least 100 young Kenyans with high-end ICT skills to the value of approximately US$6,000 per student.»
Thursday 25 Sep

Change business with operational analytics

As Big Data analytics moves beyond a buzz word in marketing circles, global enterprises are now also starting to see the potential value of turning analytics inward, to improve their own operations, says Ayanda Dlamini, Business Development Manager at LGR.»
Tuesday 16 Sep

VMware announces general availability of new solutions for building, managing and protecting softwar

VMware has announced the general availability of VMware NSX 6.1, VMware vCenter Site Recovery Manager 5.8, VMware vCloud Suite 5.8, VMware vRealize Operations Insight, VMware vRealize Suite 6, and VMware vSphere Data Protection Advanced 5.8.»
Friday 12 Sep

Nigeria will drive West African operations, says Asseco chief

NIGERIA
European software giant Asseco Group has decided to open shop in Nigeria to drive its presence in the sub-region from the country.»
Wednesday 10 Sep

Microsoft sponsors DEMO Africa

NIGERIA
Microsoft Corporation has taken up platinum sponsorship for this year’s edition of DEMO Africa, to be held later in the month, in Lagos, Nigeria. »
Thursday 4 Sep

VMware delivers ultimate Windows on Mac experience with VMware Fusion 7 and VMware Fusion 7 Pro

VMware has announced the release of VMware Fusion 7 that is optimised for the latest Mac hardware and software to deliver the ultimate Windows on Mac experience. »
Sunday 31 Aug

Nucleus Software eyes African banking industry

Indian banking and financial services software powerhouse, Nucleus Software Exports, has rolled out a new credit and loan system to help banks in Africa improve lending capabilities and procedures.   »
Friday 29 Aug

GrowthAfrica, Usahibu partner to solve SME accounting issues

KENYA
Kenyan accelerator GrowthAfrica has partnered cloud computing firm Uhasibu in a bid to address the accounting and financial software needs of East African startups and small and medium enterprises (SMEs).»

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