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[Interview] Nick Treurnicht, Customer Engineer for Google Workspace, DigiCloud Africa, South Africa
17-04-2021 | 12:46:00
Nick Treurnicht is the Customer Engineer for Google Workspace at DigiCloud Africa, Africa's Google Cloud Brokerage, specialising in Google Cloud products - including Google Cloud Platform, G Suite, Google Maps and Chrome.
[Africa Tech Review] Duncan Mochama: Twitter Opens First African Office in Ghana to Tap Fast-Growing Market
15-04-2021 | 13:46:00
Twitter announced that it's finally coming to Africa. The microblogging site announced on Monday that it was opening a new office in Ghana, which it said was in line with its growth strategy.
Africa is ready to fight covid-19 with seven innovative data projects
14-04-2021 | 09:43:00
Agence Française de Développement (AFD) in its shared Innovation series highlights seven innovative programs created or developed by African countries to combat covid-19.
[Africa Cloud Review] Simon Ngunjiri: Africa is Undergoing a Revolution in New Cloud and Data Centre Capacity
12-04-2021 | 13:06:46
Africa is indeed moving forward with its instigation of cloud computing on a theatre-wide basis. Cloud services are transforming Africa's productive capacity and emerging as one of the most essential pillars of Africa's digital transformation.
Absa launches cloud computing skills incubator across its operations in Africa
12-04-2021 | 12:04:00
Absa Group has launched a cloud incubator initiative in collaboration with Amazon Web Services Inc. (AWS), a leading cloud services provider, to enhance its cloud computing skills across its operations in Africa.
Gender inequality is meeting Artificial Intelligence in today's tech-applications
12-04-2021 | 09:08:00
Technological innovations like artificial intelligence (AI) promise to identify and close these gaps through claims of a more data-driven, objective approach.
Africa Data Centres Appoints Dan Kwach First MD for East Africa Region
12-04-2021 | 08:49:00
Africa Data Centres (ADC), part of the Liquid Intelligent Technologies (formerly Liquid Telecom Group) has appointed Dan Kwach to the newly-created position of Managing Director for the East Africa region.
[Column] Anthony Njoroge: The importance of flash storage for the cloud
12-04-2021 | 07:08:21
As cynicism about the benefits of the cloud give way to rapidly embracing digital transformation, companies are finding themselves in a position where they must optimise their infrastructure.
[South Africa] Nedbank enables business continuity and employee remote work with Nutanix
09-04-2021 | 08:08:00
To ensure that the banking industry was able to provide its services and meet customer needs, Nedbank had to find a way for employees to work safely and productively from home.
West Africa welcomes data centers developments
09-04-2021 | 07:04:42
While South Africa is home to the largest concentration of data centers on the African continent, the appeal of West Africa seems to be growing, with new developments planned for both Senegal and Nigeria.
[Free Webinar] Incentro Presents: The future of work is here with Google Workspace
08-04-2021 | 07:06:00
Looking back on 2020, it’s clear that the ways we work have rapidly transformed, from the shift to remote work to balancing time across work and personal responsibilities.
Rwanda on a journey to boost its gaming sector
07-04-2021 | 09:30:00
In today’s world, having a diversified economy is the result of the right mix between manufacturing and service-based industries with the latter being based on laws, regulations and incentives.
inq. appoints Christian Wirtz as new Group CEO
06-04-2021 | 10:39:01
inq., the pan-African multi-cloud digital service provider, has appointed Dr. Christian Wirtz as its new Group CEO to take over from founding Group CEO Geoff Hardwick, who stepped down from the role.
[Africa Cloud Review] Simon Ngunjiri: Cloud Infrastructure Spending in Africa is on the rise
05-04-2021 | 13:37:59
Spending on cloud infrastructure grew by 35 per cent to reach almost $130 billion in 2020. At the same time, enterprises reduced spending on data centre hardware and software by 6 per cent to $89 billion.
[Column] Shanon Ramdaw: Nine reasons to move asset management to the cloud
05-04-2021 | 06:56:30
Shanon Ramdaw, Business Development Manager at iOCO, within iOCO Software Distribution, the local Infor Master Reseller, outlined Infor’s nine essential reasons for moving to the cloud.
[Africa Tech Review] Duncan Mochama: Women key to Africa’s digital transformation
01-04-2021 | 14:27:54
Connecting women to the digital economy is critical to driving further economic growth and innovation on the African continent.
Elaraby leverages cloud to deliver efficiency across businesses in Egypt, Africa and Middle East
01-04-2021 | 08:01:05
Riverbed® has announced that Elaraby Group, an Egyptian manufacturer and retailer of home electronics, has maximized the value of its Microsoft Office 365 investment by deploying Riverbed® SaaS Accelerator.
Fieldcloud SAS joins the Smart Africa Alliance
30-03-2021 | 07:04:00
Smart Africa is an alliance of 31 African countries, international organisations and global private sector players tasked with Africa’s digital agenda.
Box appoints former Google Cloud Executive Sebastien Marotte as President of Box EMEA
30-03-2021 | 06:59:47
Box, Inc., the Content Cloud, has announced that Sebastien Marotte will be joining the Box Executive team as President of Box Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), effective June 7, 2021.
[Africa Cloud Review] Simon Ngunjiri: Cloud computing is shaping Africa’s technological infrastructure growth
29-03-2021 | 13:35:00
Cloud computing remains a key part in shaping how Africa will grow when it comes to technological infrastructure.
Incentro Africa devient la première entreprise en Afrique à réaliser la spécialisation Transformation du travail
29-03-2021 | 12:56:00
Incentro Africa, un fournisseur de services informatiques proposant des solutions logicielles personnalisées pour le marché Européen et Africain, tire parti de ses nouvelles solutions cloud pour améliorer la capacité et l'efficacité des entreprises.
[Kenya] IXAfrica begins construction of East Africa's largest hyperscale-ready datacentre at 42.5MW
29-03-2021 | 12:45:52
IXAfrica, the new-entrant datacentre operator in Kenya has begun an ambitious plan to build a world-leading and sustainable campus at a prime location in Nairobi.
[Interview] Daniel Wa Mukina, PDG, DIMbusiness family, DRC
29-03-2021 | 10:35:00
Daniel Wa Mukina est le PDG de DIMbusiness family, une firme congolaise de futurs créateurs d'entreprises donnant un sens aux projets des entrepreneurs ainsi que lever les fonds pour financer les différents projets.
Incentro Africa becomes first company in Africa to achieve Google Cloud Partner Work Transformation Specialization
26-03-2021 | 14:34:00
Incentro has achieved the Google Cloud Partner “Work Transformation” Specialization, a development that gives any organisation looking to deploy collaboration solutions, the confidence that with Incentro, they are in experienced hands.
[Africa Tech Review] Duncan Mochama:The rapid uptake of 5G and its real potential in Africa
25-03-2021 | 14:11:00
5G network is here. This fifth generation of wireless technology promises more than just a faster network. It will help redefine the network, establishing a new global wireless standard for speed, throughput and bandwidth.
[Interview] Marundu Muturi, Customer Advocate, Incentro Africa
25-03-2021 | 09:55:00
Marundu Muturi is a Customer Advocate at Incentro Africa, an IT service provider delivering custom build cloud-based software solutions for the European and African market.
[South Africa] Building a successful multicloud strategy unlocks IT business value, Routed
25-03-2021 | 05:44:25
South Africa’s cloud market is showing good signs of growth and development as enterprise customers begin to take serious notice of multicloud and its benefits.
[Africa Cloud Review] Simon Ngunjiri: Cloud adoption is the future of African SMEs
22-03-2021 | 14:29:00
Coud platforms are the future of African SMEs. This Digital transformation is imperative for these SMEs, as it enables them to streamline back-office operations and free up time and resources to focus on their core business.
Cloud Security Alliance and ISACA Announce Availability of Industry's First Cloud Auditing Credential
22-03-2021 | 11:17:42
The Cloud Security Alliance and ISACA today announced the launch of Certificate of Cloud Auditing Knowledge, industry’s first global, vendor-neutral, technical credential for auditing in the cloud environment.
Liquid expands to DRC with 2,500km fibre network
22-03-2021 | 06:13:00
Liquid Telecom, which this week changed its name, has expanded its terrestrial fibre network to the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) for the first time.
[Africa Tech Week] Duncan Mochama: Digital adoption in Africa supersedes other regions globally
18-03-2021 | 14:27:00
Africa has been described as the fastest-growing continents in the world. This growth, according to an article published on Forbes has been fueled by a young rapidly urbanizing population.
[Africa Cloud Review] Simon Ngunjiri: Cloud adoption is now a necessity
15-03-2021 | 13:38:00
Compared with other Data Centre markets around the world, Africa is unique in the sense it has a population of over 1.3 billion people and with a total landmass of 30,365,000 km.
Nokia and Google Cloud partner to develop new, cloud-based 5G radio solutions
15-03-2021 | 12:56:42
Nokia and Google Cloud will develop 5G solutions combining Nokia’s Radio Access Network (RAN), Open RAN, and Cloud RAN, with Google’s edge computing platform
Isuzu Motors South Africa extends SAP landscape to drive sales and customer experience
12-03-2021 | 15:24:10
Previously, Isuzu’s sales team were relying on Excel spreadsheets, CRM tools, emails and portals to log, track and manage customer enquiries. This left them without a complete view over each customer and unable to accurately track the progress of the sales pipeline.
[Africa Tech Review] Duncan Mochama: Digital Payments are key to financial inclusion in Africa
11-03-2021 | 14:00:00
Digital payments have become a very crucial service in Africa. Every day, millions of transactions are transacted across the continent leading to the rise of different payment technologies like Mpesa.
[Interview] Elizabeth Akinyi, Customer Success Manager, Incentro Africa
11-03-2021 | 13:09:00
Elizabeth Akinyi is the Customer Success Manager at Incentro Africa, an IT service provider delivering custom build cloud-based software solutions for the European and African market.
IFS launches IFS Cloud platform
11-03-2021 | 07:36:00
IFS has launched IFS Cloud™, a single platform that innately connects all its products to deliver the end-to-end capabilities a company needs to orchestrate its customers, people and assets.
EGYPTAIR Tourism, Duty Free Co. land cloud contract with IBM
10-03-2021 | 12:37:00
IBM, EGYPTAIR Tourism and Duty Free Co. announced a new agreement in which the airline will leverage IBM Cloud to scale and modernize EGYPTAIR Duty Free back-end operations and host its SAP Travel Retail System.
[Kenya] FirstWave announces level one partner agreement with Moja Access
09-03-2021 | 11:07:00
Global, cybersecurity-as-a-service company, FirstWave Cloud Technology Limited has announced the signing of a three-year Level 1 Partner Agreement with Moja Access, part of CSquared Group, a pan-African technology company.
[Africa Cloud Review] Simon Ngunjiri: Cloud Platforms are Empowering Africa’s Digital Economy
08-03-2021 | 13:13:00
Businesses in Africa are increasingly turning to cloud to improve operational efficiency and COVID-19 is accelerating this adoption.
Galvanize extends HighBond regional cloud offering to Africa and South America with new AWS Regions
08-03-2021 | 12:32:18
SaaS governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) software leader Galvanize has announced that it now provides regional hosting in Africa and South America via local AWS Regions.
IBM Hybrid Cloud Services Now Generally Available in Any Environment
08-03-2021 | 08:51:04
IBM has announced that its hybrid cloud services are now generally available in any environment -- on any cloud, on premises or at the edge -- via IBM Cloud Satellite.
[Column] Shanon Ramdaw: How the Cloud Transforms Manufacturers into Agile, Efficient Innovators
04-03-2021 | 05:41:00
Ramdaw confirms that Cloud based technological applications, services, and solutions, afford businesses the opportunity to optimise business processes, functionality, efficiency, and growth.
HSBC becomes first financial institution to move Corda Enterprise Blockchain Technology on to Google Cloud
03-03-2021 | 07:33:00
The move will cut client onboarding times from months to weeks, improving the client experience and significantly reducing costs.
[Africa Cloud Review] Simon Ngunjiri: The pandemic boosted cloud usage in Africa
01-03-2021 | 14:37:00
Businesses in Africa are increasingly turning to cloud to improve operational efficiency and COVID-19 is accelerating this adoption.
[Morocco] WeMash Digital startup supports businesses’ digital transformation
01-03-2021 | 06:07:00
WeMash Digital is a growing Moroccan initiative that brings together a team of young, ambitious, and creative developers, consultants, and graphic designers.
IFC invests in Liquid Telecom bond to support broadband connectivity in Africa
25-02-2021 | 12:29:00
IFC invested in a bond issued by a subsidiary of Liquid Telecommunications Holdings, which will allow the telecoms and technology solutions company to expand access to broadband Internet and digital and cloud services across Africa.
[Africa Cloud Review] Simon Ngunjiri Muraya: Africa’s cloud adoption is accelerating with purpose
22-02-2021 | 13:10:00
Organisations across sub-Saharan Africa are increasingly leveraging multiple cloud deployments to achieve digital transformation.
5G and Private Wireless, the technology enabling Industry 4.0, Nokia
22-02-2021 | 06:16:00
5G will provide the connectivity for the fourth industrial revolution which will completely alter the way we live, work and play. 5G will also make it a sustainable revolution according to Nokia.
[Column] Howard Plaatjes: Technology - Decades of Disruption
18-02-2021 | 11:03:03
It’s safe to say that the past 10 years of technology have been stratospheric in the disruption they’ve brought and the changes they’ve wrought. Mobile networks have upgraded from 3G to 4G and now 5G.
Cloud security solutions provider Algress Inc expands into South Africa
17-02-2021 | 06:18:59
Allgress, Inc., a global provider of automated next-generation integrated Cloud Security, Compliance and Risk Management Solutions has announced its opening of a new office in Bedfordview, Gauteng, South Africa headed by Country Manager Neeren Ramharakh.
Bahwan CyberTek and Lightbend partner to accelerate cloud native modernization in Middle East and North Africa
16-02-2021 | 06:46:17
Bahwan CyberTek (BCT), a worldwide provider of digital transformation solutions,has announced the expansion of its global partnership with Lightbend, the creator of Akka Platform and leader in cloud native architecture.
bp joins IBM Quantum Network to advance use of quantum ‎computing in energy
16-02-2021 | 06:42:39
Multinational oil and gas company bp has joined the IBM Quantum Network to advance the use of quantum ‎computing in the energy industry.
[Africa Cloud Computing Review] Simon Ngunjiri Muraya: Looking ahead
15-02-2021 | 14:32:00
The demand for cloud in Africa is growing rapidly. This demand has particularly been accelerated by the ongoing pandemic that has moved everything online
[Column] Kabelo Makwane: Disaster recovery through cloud computing
12-02-2021 | 06:09:53
During the last year alone, we have seen a number of organisations become the latest victims of targeted cyber-attacks and large-scale data breaches, ultimately bringing business to their knees.
[South Africa] Tech company immedia invests R10 million to digitize community radio across Africa
11-02-2021 | 06:42:00
Durban-based tech company, immedia has invested R10-million to help African media entrepreneurs to build sustainable community radio by using Fabrik, a set of cloud-enabled digital tools that empower media entities to live-stream shows.
Orange Business Services to build cloud-based ICT Infrastructure for Egypt’s newest smart city
09-02-2021 | 09:32:51
Orange Business Services, a network-native digital services company, has announced that it will design and build a new data center to provide cloud services for Egypt’s ‘New Administrative Capital'.
[TOGO] Government and Asseco Group set up a Computer Emergency Response Team
08-02-2021 | 08:10:00
A European cybersecurity firm, Asseco Group, and the government of Togo established a Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-TG) whose mission is to protect the Togolese cyberspace.
[Cameroon] ST Digital launches "first 100% African cloud” services
08-02-2021 | 07:24:27
In late January 2021, Cameroon-based group ST Digital (a pan-African IT solutions provider) launched “the first 100% African cloud” services.
[Column] Osama Al Zoub: 2021 Global Networking Trends Report: Business resiliency takes centre stage
05-02-2021 | 06:24:34
The report highlights the key enterprise network trends companies should consider ensuring they are well positioned to successfully navigate 2021.
Trobexis chooses MDXi to deploy Applications in West Africa on Azure Stack
03-02-2021 | 12:24:00
Trobexis, an international logistic management solution company, has chosen MDXi to deploy their solution for an international oil & gas company in Nigeria.
[Column] Diego Gutierrez: Digital tech trends in Africa for 2021
03-02-2021 | 09:26:17
Digital technology is a critical part of the continent’s response to the ongoing upheaval caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. Adapting to these continuing challenges will shape the continent’s digital trends further in the months ahead. Here are some of the developments we can expect in 2021:
[Interview] Dennis De Weerd, CEO, Incentro Africa
01-02-2021 | 14:28:00
Incentro is an IT services provider with offices in the Netherlands, Spain and Kenya. Incentro Africa delivers high-quality custom build cloud-based software solutions for the European and African market.
Ooredoo Algeria deploys Nokia’s cloud-native core software to prepare for the future
28-01-2021 | 07:57:00
Ooredoo Algeria has deployed Nokia’s cloud-native Core software to cost effectively strengthen its network performance and reliability, and to strategically position itself for the future and the launch of new services to meet customer needs.
Transferwire taps Visa Cloud tech to expand global debit card offering
28-01-2021 | 07:12:00
Global digital payments provider Visa and TransferWise have announced a global partnership and the first use of Visa Cloud Connect, a new way for fintechs and partners to securely connect Visa’s global processing network, VisaNet, through the cloud.
[Vacancy] Incentro is looking for a Technical Sales Consultant
27-01-2021 | 10:57:00
Incentro is directly looking for a Technical Sales Consultant
[Poste vacant] Incentro recherche un Agent de support Workspace à Nairobi
27-01-2021 | 10:43:00
Incentro recherche un Agent de support Workspace à Nairobi
SAP and Microsoft expand partnership and integrate Microsoft Teams across solutions
27-01-2021 | 07:05:00
SAP SE and Microsoft Corp. announced plans to integrate Microsoft Teams with SAP’s intelligent suite of solutions.
[Vacancy] Incentro is looking for a Mid-level Google Cloud specialist in Nairobi
26-01-2021 | 13:00:00
Incentro is directly looking for a Mid-level Google Cloud specialist in Nairobi
Incentro: Not even a pandemic can stop fifteen consecutive years of growth
21-01-2021 | 12:19:00
For the fifteenth year in a row, we have realized growth. Nothing can stop us. Not even a pandemic! Our provisional data shows that in 2020, we produced revenue of almost 57 million euros. That’s a 8.8% growth compared to 2019.