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WestconGroup in KwaZulu-Natal appoints new regional manager

WestconGroup in KwaZulu-Natal appoints new regional manager

| July 31, 2015 | 0 Comments

WestconGroup Southern Africa is pleased to announce the appointment of Kim Smith in the role of regional manager for its KwaZulu-Natal region. Working with the company’s executive team, Smith will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the KwaZulu-Natal offices, headquartered in Durban, as well as play a key role in driving awareness of the […]

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POPI: The race to data safety

POPI: The race to data safety

| June 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Gregory Anderson, country manager, Trend Micro South Africa The passing of the Protection of Personal Information Act (POPI) into South African law in 2013 and the imminent appointment of an Information Regulator has forced local businesses to sit up and listen as they are given a deadline of a year to comply. Relax – the […]

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VMware appoints Bask Iyer as Chief Information Officer

VMware appoints Bask Iyer as Chief Information Officer

| February 26, 2015 | 0 Comments

VMware, the global leader in virtualisation and cloud infrastructure, today announced the appointment of Bask Iyer to the role of senior vice president and chief information officer (CIO) of VMware. Iyer will lead VMware’s global information and technology organisation, a group that manages critical technology systems supporting the company’s worldwide business operations. Iyer will join […]

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New services BDM at Westcon Group

New services BDM at Westcon Group

| December 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Cleopatra Gwena has been appointed by Westcon Group Southern Africa as its new services business development manager within its services solutions team. Hanle Carver (services director at Westcon Services) welcomed Cleo to the team by saying that “she brings with her substantial services experience, in particular her extensive Cisco knowledge and will be a fantastic […]

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Cloud On Demand unveils Hybrid Cloud POD offering

Cloud On Demand unveils Hybrid Cloud POD offering

| November 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

Cloud On Demand is providing customers the ability to take advantage of its new Hybrid Cloud POD offering, which is ideal for customers who want to move into the cloud, but are concerned about security and compliance issues. Customers will be able to take their business applications and data to a “public cloud” environment due […]

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Software-Based Video Conferencing Solutions

Software-Based Video Conferencing Solutions

| November 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Video conferencing has traditionally been a hardware-centric technology solution. However, over the past couple of years, the IT industry has experienced an inevitable shift in interest and demand for software and services-based video conferencing solutions. This is according to Nicolette Kruger (operations manager at NFS Technology), who claims that this new model is providing customers […]

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York Zucchi – Hello Healthcare

York Zucchi – Hello Healthcare

| October 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

“Focus all your resources on creating revenue, even if they are small jobs”. Job Title: Chief Coffee Drinker at Hello Healthcare 1. To start off… Can we get you a coffee? “A” coffee? Only 1? Pfffft… amateurs ☺ 2. When you’re on camera, you talk A LOT about coffee. Is it because you’re hoping for […]

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IT Decision Makers desire to deploy more tablets in the future

IT Decision Makers desire to deploy more tablets in the future

| October 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

Dell today announced the results of its 2014 International Tablet survey of IT Decision Makers (ITDMs) indicating that current implementations of tablets in the workplace are good for business, increasing mobility and productivity, while getting a favourable reception from employees. Commissioned by Dell, the 2014 International Tablet Survey of ITDMs in 10 countries was conducted […]

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Partnership enables immediate delivery of cloud services

Partnership enables immediate delivery of cloud services

| October 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

On the back of its partnership with cloud distributor Cloud On Demand, local cloud service provider Alto Africa has dramatically increased the speed and delivery of its shrink-wrapped cloud solutions to customers. Alto Africa is one of Sub-Saharan Africa’s fastest growing cloud managed service providers. And some of the key product offerings provided by Alto […]

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Stefan Diedericks – Oracle

Stefan Diedericks – Oracle

| April 29, 2014 | 0 Comments

“I’m not one to seek self-affirmation through achievement because in a leadership role much of your achievement is based on the effort of others.” Job Title: Alliance & Channel Director and Cloud, BPS and SaaS Partner Programmes Email: stefanus.diedericks@oracle.com 1. What are your top channel priorities for 2014? Within Oracle South Africa our Top Drivers […]

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