Ingram Micro to wind down SA business

Ingram Micro is changing its operating model in the South African market. The company says the relatively small size of its operations and the limited number of product lines available have impacted the company’s ability to expand its offerings within the country,...

DCC is Symantec’s distributor of the year

Drive Control Corporation (DCC) walked away with three distribution accolades at the Symantec Partner Engage event. DCC won Symantec Distributor of the Year, Christelle Kotze was awarded Symantec Distribution Support Person of the Year, and Bradley Mangan won Symantec...

Orange Business Services strikes ‘gold’ in SA

Orange Business Services in South Africa has taken its partnership with Genesys to the next level, with the award of ‘Gold PureCloud Partnership’ status, building on the business’s Gold status in EMEA and its global expertise in cloud and managed contact centre...

Cheslynne Britz joins Routed

After 20 years in distribution, Cheslynne Britz has joined neutral cloud infrastructure provider, Routed, as the company’s first engagement manager. Her appointment comes at a time when cloud services are in demand at enterprise level and there is an increasing need...

Synthesis joins Confluent Partner Programme

Financial technology consulting company Synthesis Software Technologies (Synthesis) is joining the Confluent Partner Programme as a value-added reseller. Confluent is the developer of a streaming platform based on Apache Kafka that enables companies to easily access...

Cloud-based communications platform from Westcon-Comstor

Westcon-Comstor Sub-Saharan Africa has announced the availability of CloudCall, a solution that integrates the communication and collaboration features of Microsoft Teams with the advanced voice processing of AudioCodes, to provide partners with a cost-effective...

HP partners with UN Women

UN Women and HP have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to expand digital learning opportunities for women and girls. The agreement was signed by UN Women executive director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka and HP vice-president and MD for Africa Elisabeth Moreno, and...

Consumers set to spend more on tech

Consumer spending on technology is forecast to reach $1,69-trillion in 2019, an increase of 5,3% over 2018. According to the latest Worldwide Semiannual Connected Consumer Spending Guide from International Data Corporation (IDC), consumer purchases of traditional and...

IITPSA announces award finalists

The Institute for Information Technology Professionals South Africa (IITPSA) has announced the finalists for the 2019 IITPSA President’s Awards. The prestigious IITPSA President’s Awards, which include the IT Personality and Visionary CIO of the year accolades, have...

SilverBridge to present at Microsoft partner event

SilverBridge has been selected as one of only 20 Microsoft partners to attend and present at a Microsoft Middle East and Africa (MEA) partners event. The event takes place on 15 and 16 October in Dublin, and gives the African provider of insurance software solutions...

Epic ERP partners with Ability

Epic ERP has appointed Ability Solutions as its latest Southern African partner to resell the Epicor range of enterprise resource planning (ERP) business solutions. According to Epic ERP MD, Stuart Scanlon, Ability Solutions’ culture of strong delivery and high...

Altron wins Microsoft Licensing Solution Provider contract

Microsoft has named JSE-listed technology company Altron as a Licensing Solution Provider (LSP) in South Africa. This agreement comes as Altron is positioning its recently acquired subsidiary, Altron Karabina, to be the go-to partner for everything Microsoft, said...