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Microsoft pulls plug on Windows XP

Microsoft pulls plug on Windows XP

Microsoft South Africa has officially pulled the plug on Windows XP support. As of 8 April 2014 there will be no more updates, or free and paid support for the PC operating system. Read More

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New Parallels software solutions available from Phoenix DistributionNew Parallels software solutions available from Phoenix Distribution Phoenix Distribution has announced the availability of a variety of award-winning Parallels software.
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Huawei hosts Broader Way Forum 2014 in Zimbabwe Huawei hosts Broader Way Forum 2014 in Zimbabwe Huawei has hosted its inaugural ICT Forum in Zimbabwe, aiming to help revolutionise the way the ...
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Phoenix Distribution unveils new, interactive websitePhoenix Distribution unveils new, interactive website Phoenix Distribution, currently the leading value added software and CES distributor across the African continent, has ...
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Saturday 22 Mar

Ghanaian banks ordered to upgrade ATM operating systems

GHANA
Ghanaian banks have been ordered to upgrade their ATMs from Windows XP to Windows 7 or 8 or face sanction.»
Wednesday 19 Mar

Organised crime costs over $315bn annually

Enterprises worldwide are expected to spend nearly $500 billion in 2014 to deal with issues caused by malware deliberately loaded onto pirated software, according to a new joint study by IDC and the National University of Singapore (NUS). »
Thursday 13 Mar

IBM Master The Mainframe winners named in Kenya, SA

KENYA
IBM has named the winners of its Master the Mainframe competition in Nairobi, Kenya and Johannesburg, South Africa.»
Wednesday 12 Mar

NigComSat chief: foreign ICT a security risk

NIGERIA
The proliferation of foreign ICT in the country is capable of threatening the security of Nigeria, NigComSat Limited has warned.»
Wednesday 12 Mar

Microsoft counts down to end of XP support

KENYA
This week marks the start of the one month countdown to Windows XP End of Service Support, and small businesses in Africa are urged to upgrade.»
Tuesday 11 Mar

Ms. Geek Rwanda contest inspires girls to enter ICT sector

RWANDA
Rwanda’s Minister of Youth and ICT, Jean Philbert Nsengimana, says that through its Smart Rwanda strategy, the Government of Rwanda encourages girls to enter the ICT sector.»
Friday 7 Mar

Mobile roaming: 8% of global operator billed service revenues by 2018

A new report from Juniper Research has valued operator revenues generated from mobile roaming at nearly $90 billion by 2018, compared to $57 billion this year. »
Monday 3 Mar

Lagos, Microsoft, firm up MoU on e-government

NIGERIA
The Governor of Lagos State and the President of Microsoft International have firmed up the MoU they entered into last year over e-governance and other initiatives. »
Wednesday 26 Feb

SAP signs with STC on NLM for network operations

SAP AG has signed an agreement with STC, the largest telecommunication services provider in the Middle East and North Africa, to implement SAP solutions for network life-cycle management (NLM) to improve network operations.»
Tuesday 25 Feb

Office 365 Home Premium benefits extended

Microsoft has introduced new features to Microsoft Office 365 Home Premium allowing one subscription to be used by five people across five different devices.»
Thursday 13 Feb

VMware, Google modernise corporate desktops

VMware has announced that it is joining forces with Google to modernise corporate desktops for the Mobile Cloud Era.»
Monday 10 Feb

Microsoft’s compelling new server and operating system releases reveal their hidden talents

The latest advancements and upgrades to Windows 2012 R2 and Windows 8.1 show a clear understanding of how the market is evolving, says Tarsus. »
Monday 10 Feb

Ukuvuma Solutions eyes Central Africa for continental expansion

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO
SA-based ICT consulting and service development specialist Ukuvuma Solutions plans to set up a presence in the Democratic Republic of Congo.»
Sunday 9 Feb

New General Manager for Red Hat in Middle East, Turkey & Africa

Red Hat has announced the appointment of Fayçal Saile as general manager for the Middle East, Turkey and Africa (META) region. »
Thursday 6 Feb

Phone scammers back in business

SOUTH AFRICA
Microsoft has warned of scam artists who defraud PC users by pretending to work for Microsoft.»
Friday 31 Jan

SAP Africa in cloud agreement with Nigeria’s Oryx Computer Systems

In a move to bolster its SAP® Business One Cloud solution implementations for Small to Medium Business Enterprises (SMEs) across West African states, SAP Africa has signed a private cloud licensing agreement with Oryx Computer Systems. »

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