Neustar Security Services, a provider of cloud-oriented security services that enable global businesses to thrive online, has expanded its partner ecosystem across key technology hubs in the Europe, Middle East and Africa region.
Monogoto, the global connectivity provider, has partnered with global eSIM provider, Workz, to establish a cloud platform to manage both consumer and M2M eSIM devices for its client base across 180 countries.
In its first year, the AWS Health Equity Initiative distributed $14 million in cloud credits and technical expertise to support health equity innovations globally.
FairMoney, a credit-led mobile banking platform for emerging markets in Africa and Asia, has partnered with Oradian, a cloud-based core banking system, to power its next stage of growth and product innovation.
Kenyan tech firm StepWise has announced the launch of its Software Development Center, ‘Zalda’ to enable and promote inclusion and socio-economic participation, of the underserved communities.
The London Internet Exchange (LINX) has announced a strategic collaboration with African Internet Exchange Point, NAPAfrica.
Kenya's Strathmore University has partnered with Amazon Web Services (AWS) in a bid to make its high-quality education and resources accessible from anywhere in the world.
Africa Data Centres has taken a significant step forward in its widescale expansion into Africa by joining forces with Nigeria's principle internet exchange point: IXPN
As global economic growth slows down and many developed and emerging economies face severe pressure, the SME sector is again taking centre stage as a catalyst for job creation and growth throughout the African continent.
Companies and leaders need to be able to tap into a rich technology partner ecosystem to drive their digital transformation and ensure their business is geared for the challenges of a changing modern economy.
Through innovative solutions and go-to-market initiatives, NetApp and VMware are helping customers reduce the cost, complexity and risk of migrating and modernizing enterprise-class workloads in multi-cloud environments.
Radisson Hotel Group will implement Reltio’s secure, cloud-native platform to continuously consolidate the Group’s data in real time across its hotels.
[Column] Ghassan Azzi: Securing the digital frontier - Kenya’s businesses need the right data infrastructure
Sitting at the heart of that infrastructure is the importance of data, and although some overlook it, businesses need to take data storage seriously for the sake of business continuity, data accessibility, and security.
Moving to the cloud will enable Pick n Pay to streamline its operations and modernize the supply chain network for its stores, develop new digital customer experiences in omnichannel grocery, and expand into new areas of business.
Africa Data Centres, a business of Cassava Technologies, a pan-African technology group, announced it has broken ground on the expansion of its Samrand facility in Johannesburg, from 10MW to 40MW of IT load.
As of 2021, our continent accounted only for USD 1.2 billion of the global public cloud market, it has more than doubled in the past three years and continues to grow exponentially year on year.
Ericsson and Google continue to push the envelope on network slicing, bringing the full range of benefits of 5G one step closer to consumers, by demonstrating multiple network slices on a single device that cater to both consumer and enterprise applications.
Incentro Africa has been awarded Best Cloud Computing Solutions Provider, 2022 by DigitalTech 100. The DigitalTech 100 awards recognize corporates from across the country that are providing digital tech-based solutions.
Just like edge computing requires bringing various compute resources closer to the endpoints, automation at scale has similar requirements: Organisations must deliver and run automation closer to the devices that need it.
Acumatica, the cloud ERP company, has provided SEACOM, the Pan-African telecommunications provider, with the tools necessary to realise its ambitious growth plans and deliver high-speed internet connectivity around the world.
Incentro is directly looking for a Data Engineer in Nairobi
Incentro is directly looking for a DevOps Engineer in Nairobi
Deloitte Named a Leader in 2022 Gartner® Magic Quadrant™ for Public Cloud IT Transformation Services
Gartner®, one of the world’s leading information technology and advisory companies, has positioned Deloitte as the Leader with the highest Ability to Execute and furthest Completeness of Vision
When it comes to growing your cloud solutions business, customers are looking for value, not cheap solutions, Routed
Infrastructure is the foundation upon which businesses thrive and managed service providers build their businesses, but in today’s environment, you need to offer unique solutions that show your customers value if you intend to grow.
Bridgestone has announced a collaboration with Microsoft to use Microsoft Azure to accelerate development and go-to-market strategies in support of Bridgestone’s digital transformation and sustainable solutions portfolio.
Since the days of desktops and data centres, many have hardly changed and have been trapped in a cycle of temporary solutions over an ageing and outdated infrastructure that can't handle the load
African Micro and small business-focused neobank 4G Capital has gone live on Mambu’s cloud banking platform to enable it to scale and expedite its digital journey to meet customer business needs.
Telecom Namibia plan to invest over N$2,3 billion in the next five plus years to modernise national network – both fixed and mobile, starting from national backbone to the core network and the access technologies.
Best Western Hotel Group, BWH, one of the world’s largest hotel companies, is the first to integrate its central reservation system (CRS) with Oracle Hospitality OPERA Cloud property management system (PMS) through the Oracle Hospitality Integration Platform.
Teraco Data Environments, the provider of colocation data centres and interconnection platforms in Africa, announced the successful completion of the previously announced agreement by Digital Realty.
U.S. Trade and Development Agency awarded a grant to Régie Autonome de Distribution d’Eau et d’Electricité de Marrakech (RADEEMA), Marrakech’s electricity and water utility, for a feasibility study to transform the power distribution infrastructure in Marrakech into a smart grid.
USTDA a accordé une subvention à la Régie autonome de distribution d'eau et d'électricité de Marrakech (RADEEMA), pour une étude de faisabilité visant à transformer l'infrastructure de distribution d'électricité de Marrakech en un réseau intelligent.
Netskope has announced its continued global expansion of the Netskope NewEdge network with an additional data centre now launched and taking traffic in South Africa.
The regional cloud ecosystem project will contribute to innovation and the development of micro, small and medium-sized enterprises on the continent, by making consumers become better accustomed to online national and cross-border transactions.
3i Infotech, a global Information Technology company, has announced a strategic partnership with CoreStack, a global multi-cloud governance provider that empowers enterprises to unleash the power of the cloud.
By moving data processing towards the ‘edge’, you bring real-time decision-making to where it’s needed. This supports whatever capabilities will be critical tomorrow, from Internet of Things (IoT) technologies to Artificial Intelligence (AI) powered applications.
You know that although the benefits cloud offers are numerous, such as increased agility and efficiency, longer-term hardware efficacy and greater security, it comes at a cost.
CloudSmiths, Africa’s largest Salesforce partner, has merged with DotModus, a Google Cloud Platform Premier Partner in data engineering and cloud infrastructure consultancy, to form an omnichannel customer journey powerhouse that will operate under the CloudSmiths brand.
Instead, the key is optimisation through a combination of rightsizing, migrating some workloads to the cloud, and putting a strategy in place to manage future needs.
Global Cloud Xchange (GCX), a network service provider powering global connectivity for new media providers, telecom carriers and enterprises, announces a strong close to Fiscal Year 2022 (FY22), ending March 31, 2022
You’re invited to attend a free Cloud OnBoard bootcamp in Nairobi, Kenya, at the United States International University Africa (USIU Africa) on July 28, 2022 from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. GMT+3
Open-source operating system Linux has grown exponentially to become the foundation for much of the global public cloud workload, smartphone operating systems, the world’s fastest supercomputers, and more
Koutsikos will drive Infor’s business growth and strategy in the region and ensure customer success through agile delivery of Infor’s industry-specific cloud solutions.
SAS acquires Kamakura to propel risk technology innovation as financial sector braces for volatility
In acquiring Kamakura, SAS aims to deliver an unparalleled suite of integrated risk solutions, particularly around asset liability management (ALM), and serve additional facets of the financial services industry.
ScienceLogic, a player in AIOps and other hybrid cloud IT management solutions, announced the expansion of its global footprint to South Africa.
The cloud is no longer something only the CIO needs to take responsibility for. Modern CFOs fulfil a critical role in helping get organisations cloud-ready.
RA Consulting Services (RACS), an ICT solutions provider focused on growing the cloud sector in Africa, today announced it has achieved VMware Cloud Verified status.
Pan-African venture capital fund Launch Africa Ventures this week announced the close of its $36.3 million fund, which it has primarily used to invest in B2B and B2B2C startups across Africa
BT today announced the launch of a next-generation cloud connectivity solution designed to accelerate customers’ digital transformation.
Intertrust announced that the Africa Content Marketplace (ACOMART) will use Intertrust's ExpressPlay DRM cloud service to help protect Afrostream, ACOMART's Pan-African over-the-top (OTT) subscription video-on-demand (VOD) service.
Telesmart.io, an expert in global number and messaging services, has been selected by Liquid Cloud, a business of Cassava Technologies, a pan-African technology service provider, as its chosen number inventory management solution provider.
How to mitigate the risk of the massive brain drain that has become a perennial problem in Africa is something that keeps many business and technology leaders up at night
This has been another interesting week for tech in Africa with a number of African tech startups across different industries raising funding to scale.
Oracle and Vodafone, the largest pan-European and African technology communications company announced a strategic partnership to modernize the operator’s European IT infrastructure and accelerate its transition to the cloud.
Africa Data Centres, part of the Cassava Technologies Group, a pan-African technology group, is pleased to announce building a second data centre in Cape Town, South Africa.
Fast-growing businesses need to be supported by technology platforms that support their growth and expansion while keeping tight controls over financial and other core business processes.
The cloud in Africa is undergoing massive transformation and acceleration. There has been a huge uptake in cloud services, especially when it comes to SMEs turning towards hyperscalers.
Africa Data Centres, part of the Cassava Technologies Group, a pan-African technology group, announced it is building a 30MW data centre facility in Accra, Ghana.
This technology is ‘homegrown’, developed in South Africa, and is being used worldwide to give Salesforce users immense flexibility to load and use customised documents.
Dimension Data has announced the appointment of Alan Turnley-Jones as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Dimension Data Middle East and Africa (MEA), effective from 1 June 2022.
First Distribution, the pan-African distributor for Cybersecurity, Datacentre, Cloud, Surveillance, and IoT Solutions, has been appointed as a preferred provider and distributor by Nozomi Networks Inc, the player in OT and IoT security.
[Incentro | Google | DigiCloud | Hybrid Event] Data analytics; unlock real-time business insights with BigQuery
Join Marvin from Google and Sizwe from DigiCloud as they discuss how data and analytics with BigQuery can offer priceless real-time insights.
Nokia has announced a new cloud-native IMS Voice Core product to help communication service providers (CSPs) simplify their network operations, increase operational agility, and decrease the cost of managing their network.
Atlancis Technologies which specializes in delivering ecosystem-transforming ICT solutions has launched CINAbox, a Container in a box solution in Kenya.
Botswana's capital city of Gaborone will soon have a new fiber network in its Central Business District (CBD), after three years of planning by Paratus Botswana.
UK-based telco BT and pan-African mobile operator MTN have announced a collaboration that will see customers across Africa benefiting from cloud-based security and communications services.
SAS’ cloud momentum is building, where despite the pandemic’s pressure and uncertainty, SAS’ global cloud revenue jumped 19% in 2021.
The benefits of cloud are clear: increased agility and efficiency, longer-term hardware efficacy, and greater security are just some of the perks.
Incentro a annoncé le renouvellement de sa spécialisation en infrastructure dans Google Cloud Partner Advantage. Le programme Google Partners Advantage permet à des organisations telles qu'Incentro d'accéder à des formations, à une assistance et à des ressources pour permettre aux clients de réussir.
Incentro announced it has renewed its Infrastructure Specialization in Google Cloud Partner Advantage. The Google Partners Advantage program enables organizations like Incentro to gain access to training, support, and resources to set clients up to succeed.
SCM built on a cloud platform provides decision-makers with a clear overarching view of the digital thread running the full length of the supply chain.
In South Africa, the digital-first customer strategy should be focused on owning the omnichannel and enhancing experiences on digital platforms, expanding capabilities and engaging with customers in a digital-first reality.
Oracle this week revealed plans to establish a new branch of Oracle Labs, Oracle's advanced research arm, at Casanearshore Park in Casablanca Morocco.
Oracle has announced plans to establish a new branch of Oracle Labs, Oracle's advanced research arm, at Casanearshore Park in Casablanca Morocco.
Nozomi Networks and Siemens have extended their partnership by embedding Nozomi Networks’ Guardian Remote Collector software into the Siemens Scalance LPE local processing engine, a hardware platform designed for data processing for edge and cloud applications in manufacturing environments.
Relativity, a global legal and compliance technology company, announced that ENSafrica, Africa's largest law firm, is the first law firm on the continent to adopt RelativityOne, the industry leading SaaS e-discovery solution.
Nokia has selected Oracle Fusion Cloud Human Capital Management (HCM) to consolidate and replace its Human Resources systems in the cloud as part of its global digitalisation program.
Incentro signe un partenariat avec Monday.com pour fournir un système d'exploitation professionnel au marché Africain
Incentro a annoncé la signature d'un partenariat stratégique avec Monday.com, attribuant à Incentro la capacité de fournir des formations, des conseils et des services sur le système d'exploitation de travail de monday.com sur le marché Africain.
Infrastructure, integration, skills development. These are the key challenges that are impacting cloud development and growth in South Africa – and globally.
Incentro announced the signing of a strategic partnership with Monday.com, awarding Incentro the ability to deliver training, consultancy and service of monday.com’s work OS to the African market.
[Africa Tech Review] Nixon Kanali: Safaricom’s mobile money service M-Pesa revenue hit Ksh.107.69 Billion
According to Safaricom's Full Year 2021/2022 results released this week, M-Pesa revenue grew by 30.3% to hit Ksh. 107.69 Billion making it one of the biggest contributors to Safaricom's net profits.
Cloud company Infor has announced that Scott Bader, the global chemical company, has selected Infor CloudSuite Chemicals to drive cloud upgrades in three continents, including the Middle East and Africa.
US Data center operator Flexential partners with Angola Cables to strengthen connectivity to African markets
Leading US data center owner and developer, Flexential has opened their US network to Angola Cables to assist customers in Africa in connecting to 40 key data center hubs across the United States.
elev8 joins Amazon Web Services Training Partner Programme to develop the African cloud technology sector
Through this program, elev8 will deliver cloud computing skills training, developed and maintained by AWS, to organizations and learners in Nigeria and Rwanda.
Flexential, the provider of data center colocation, cloud and connectivity, announced its partnership with Angola Cables, to drive colocation and interconnection options for customers in the Southern and West African markets.
Temenos, the banking software company, announced Saudi Arabian digital wallet, STCPay, has selected cloud-native, cloud-agnostic Temenos Payments and Temenos Transact running on a private cloud to achieve exponential growth.
Datadobi and Climb Channel Solutions have expanded their partnership agreement, under which Climb will now offer Datadobi’s world leading unstructured data management solutions to resellers and solution providers across EMEA.
La BOAD et ses partenaires accompagnent la ville d’Abidjan (Côte-d’Ivoire) dans l’organisation de la 7ème édition du Océan Hackathon organisé par Le Campus de la Mer, Brest (France).
Le fournisseur de services de télécommunications par fibre optique Seacom négocie un financement d’un montant maximal de 260 millions $ auprès de l'IFC.
Africa’s cloud platform Routed has earned Gold status in the Veeam® Cloud & Service Provider (VCSP) program.
Dan Kwach is currently the Managing Director - East Africa Region at Africa Data Centres. His role is to lead, direct and execute the sales strategy for the Africa Data Centres' business in the East Africa region.
or faster, more scalable ERP solutions, CIOs are turning to the cloud in greater numbers to help streamline performance across key areas of operations.
Google announced plans to open its first African product development centre in Nairobi. The centre is also Google’s second major research and development investment in Africa after the company set up an AI and research centre in Ghana back in 2019.
Research by International Data Corporation (IDC) has revealed that 49% of CIOs across the Middle East, Turkey and Africa (MEA) believe that the cloud has the potential to play a significant role in driving innovation
Infobip leader en matière de solutions de communication via le cloud, est devenu en quelques années seulement, un acteur innovant et actif de l’inclusion numérique en Afrique francophone via 4 filiales au Maroc, Sénégal, Cote d’ivoire et RDC.
[South Africa] Bluegrass achieves Microsoft Silver Partner status in app development and cloud platforms
Bluegrass Digital has announced that it has completed the qualifying examinations and successfully renewed its Silver Partner status with App Development and Cloud Platform competencies.
[Africa Tech Review] Nixon Kanali: African governments are contributing to the achievement of digital transformation
This week, the Kenyan government announced plans to deploy 100,000 Kms of fibre optic infrastructure across the country. T
[Kenya] ICT Authority and Oracle Launch Digital Skills Development Initiative to Boost Local Talent Pool
ICT Authority and tech firm Oracle have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to introduce a specialized training programme for graduates from the Presidential Digital Talent Program.
ICT leaders at the annual Connected Summit 2022 have cited the Konza National Data Centre as an accelerator of digital transformation in the country, rallying stakeholders to leverage its offerings.
In a recent survey by large-scale tech learning platform O’Reilly, 90% of respondents said their organisations are using cloud, and 30% said they’re fully cloud-native