SA one of the most spammed countries

South Africa has the dubious distinction of being among one of the most spammed countries in the world. Truecaller has released findings from its Truecaller Insights report, which highlights that nuisance and unsolicited calls continue to be on the rise around the...

BEE deal for Kyocera Document Solutions

Kyocera Document Solutions South Africa (KDZA) has sold a stake in its business to Nozala Women in a deal that will allow additional equity for black women. Kyocera has had a long-standing relationship with Nozala, which previously held a 15% share of KDZA. The...

Escobar Fold smartphone available worldwide

Pablo Escobar’s brother has launched a new and affordable foldable smartphone. The Escobar Fold 1, running on the Android operating system, has been released through the Escobar Inc investment company. Prices start at $349.00 and the company says it will ship anywhere...

Axiz is Veritas Service Provider Fulfillment Partner

Axiz has been named a Veritas Service Provider Fulfilment Partner. Veritas’ Service Provider Program (VSPP) authorises service providers to incorporate Veritas technology into their service offerings and is designed to allow them to source through a Fulfillment...

Trend Micro appoints Willem Barnard

Trend Micro has appointed Willem Barnard in the role of business development manager: cloud and alliances. In his role he will be responsible for all of Trend Micro’s offerings available in either a private or public cloud environment, including its public cloud...

Networks Unlimited celebrates 25th birthday

Value-added distributor Networks Unlimited Africa is celebrating its 25th year in business in 2019. The company distributes best-of-breed products and offers the best and latest solutions within the converged technology, data centre, networking, and security...

SMME resellers get Commvault boost

Commvault, together with Pinnacle, has recognised its first batch of small, medium and micro enterprise (SMME) resellers for completing their first round in the Commvault SMME Enrichment Programme (CSEP). Jointly launched in July 2019, this ongoing programme was...

Ocular appointed as local Genesys VAR

Ocular Technologies, a South African specialist customer engagement and digital experience solutions provider, has achieved Value-Add Reseller (VAR) status with Genesys . As a VAR, Ocular will focus on the Genesys PureConnect platform, an omnichannel contact centre...

Proothveerajh appointed LexisNexis MD

Videsha Proothveerajh has been appointed as MD of legal technology company, LexisNexis South Africa. She succeeds Billy Last, MD for the last 26 years, who is retiring at the end of November 2019. Proothveerajh officially joined the business in October 2019 and will...

Web founder launches action plan against ‘digital dystopia’

Sir Tim Berners-Lee, together with leaders from government, business, civic groups and citizens from across the world, has launched the a global action plan to halt the increasing misuse of the web and ensure it is protected as a force for good. The inventor of the...

Intel unveils GPU architecture, oneAPI software stack

Intel has unveiled its vision for the convergence of high-performance computing (HPC) and artificial intelligence (AI). At Supercomputing 2019, the company launched with new additions to its data-centric silicon portfolio and an ambitious new software initiative that...

Bluegrass Digital invests in Veeva partnership

Bluegrass Digital has announced that it will continue to invest in its Veeva Systems partnership, the leader in cloud-based software for the global life sciences industry. This forms part of its strategy to develop pharmaceutical and life sciences industry...