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Dimension Data consolidates its businesses across Africa

Internet Solutions to rebrand to Dimension Data • This rebrand enables Dimension Data to consolidate its businesses, enhance efficiency and better deliver the changing technology needs of its clients in Nigeria Integrated ICT services provider, Internet…

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Pay-TV, Telco and Premium Content businesses can create…

New report outlines how pay-TV service providers can build resilient response tactics to effectively manage subscribers, content delivery and engagement in the face of COVID-19 • Real-time forecasting models and workflow capabilities help decision-makers shape…

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The People Principle in Security

Security systems are only as successful as the people who sit behind them • In May 2020, the personal records of more than 24 million South Africans and nearly 794,000 companies were handed over to someone impersonating…

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Vertiv Ranked as one of the leading suppliers…

Research conducted by Omdia reveals that the global market for prefabricated modular data centres, from the edge to the core, increased by more than 65% Vertiv , a global provider of critical digital infrastructure and continuity…

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The Future of Cloud Computing: Moving at the…

By Patrick Ndegwa There's been a definite shift around the discussion about the cloud in Africa. Businesses now accept that the future of organising, processing and presenting their data is in the cloud. And with services…

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After COVID-19, will Africa Catch Up, Stand Still…

By Professor Banji Oyelaran-Oyeyinka With this crisis comes an economic disruption of unprecedented proportion At one time or another, nations and individuals confront crisis points – moments of existential challenge that also open up new…

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Covid-19, Telecommuting and Africa’s Digital Space

by Opeoluwa Runsewe The workplace and the education sector can now create new, sustainable models which are accessible, inclusive and qualitative It is no news that the outbreak and proliferation of Covid-19 have had some…

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Empowering Smart Grids through ICT

Electric power companies around the world are looking to improve quality and efficiency by deploying data centres and reconstructing management platforms • Recently held online, the Seventh Huawei Global Power Summit themed "Bits Drive Watts,…

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Children spending too much time on the phone…

It turns out, not all the parents keep up with current trends online and have enough knowledge about content that their children prefer • 55% of Nigerian parents have conflicts with their children because they…

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Phone app to scan and pay for your…

Swedish IT company Datema AB has developed an app that enables consumers to scan their items and pay all through their smartphone. The app named EasyShop, is a next generation mobile self-scanning solution that is…

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Connecting African start-ups with Business Angels

Team RM is launching a major entrepreneurial program entitled African Program for Investment in Entrepreneurship (Team RM- PAIE) • The think & do tank Team RM (www.TeamRM.org), keeps its word! As announced at the end…

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Satellite TV gains popularity in Ghana and Nigeria

Study shows Satellite TV reception increases by 23% in Nigeria and 19% in Ghana in 2019 since the last study, conducted two years ago; SES currently reaches 35 million TV households across the African Continent.…