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Internet of things shakes African oil & gas sector

Oil exploration using technology

by SAVIOUS KWINIKA JOHANNESBURG – A technology expert has encouraged oil and gas companies in the continent to make the most of the proliferation of software to overcome the upheavals afflicting the sector. Falling crude oil prices have put immense strain on the entire oil value chain, while the increasing availability and affordability of renewable energy sources means oil and gas ...

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Samsung unveils new innovations at Cape Town forum

Samsung technology

from MTHULISI SIBANDA in Cape Town CAPE TOWN – THE Samsung Africa Forum began in Cape Town on Wednesday with the Korean electronics firm reiterating its commitment to the continent. The eighth edition of the summit creates a platform for the firm to demonstrate its smart technology products and designs for the year- a major highlight thus far being the ...

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Youth graduate in SAP digital skills empowerment programme

Elsie Pule, HR Group Executive at Eskom .Photo by Gift Ndolwane, CAJ News

JOHANNESBURG – MORE than 100 South African youths have graduated as SAP associate consultants, which guarantees them jobs in ecosystem through SAP’s globally-recognised Skills for Africa initiative. The graduates have been capped at an event held in Johannesburg on Monday where executives from SAP, the multinational software corporation, partners and clients converged. The graduation of the 101 youths follows the ...

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Networks Unltd first Africa Silver Peak distributor

Network Unlimited, South African

JOHANNESBURG – NETWORKS Unlimited, South African value-added distributor of converged technology, data centre, networking and security technology, has been named the first distributor for global industry leader, Silver Peak, in Sub-Saharan market. The latter specializes in broadband and hybrid wide area network (WAN) solutions. Anton Jacobsz, Managing Director at Networks Unlimited, says globally, there is a unprecedented demand for SD-WAN ...

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SAP assures continent on security around cloud

By SAVIOUS KWINIKA in Florida, USA FLORIDA, (CAJ News) – THE world’s foremost software corporation has urged the African continent to overcome security concerns and make the most of the security, flexibility and efficiency of its cloud solution to enhance their operations. Officials from SAP, the Germany-headquartered firm that is the industry leader, advocated for the embracement of such technology, ...

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Cloud solution identified as key to African challenges

From SAVIOUS KWINIKA in Orlando, United States ORLANDO, (CAJ News) – AFRICA’S prevailing challenges such as disaster  management, service delivery issues and inaccurate weather forecasts can  be averted if governments and the private sector embrace new innovations. This is according to experts from the leading global software corporation, Systems Applications Products (SAP), who add that even pressing issues such as traffic congestion, ...

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SAP deepens Microsoft partnership

From SAVIOUS KWINIKA in Orlando, Florida FLORIDA, (CAJ News) – SAP, the global software corporation, has announced a US$50 billion investment to drive innovation, as well the expansion of a partnership with Microsoft. These have been the highlights of the ongoing SAP global conference, the SAP Sapphire Now customer conference which has resumed in Orlando, Florida in the United Sates. ...

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Key SAP global summit resumes in US

From SAVIOUS KWINIKA in Orlando, Florida USA FLORIDA, (CAJ News) – PARTNERS of Systems Applications Products (SAP) from around the globe have gathered in Orlando, Florida in the United States for the annual Americas’ SAP Users Group (ASUG). The event resumes on Tuesday. The conference, dubbed 2016 SAPPPHIRE NOW + ASUG Annual Conference, is a  global annual summit bringing together ...

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Africa must retain digital relevance in 2025

CAPE TOWN, (CAJ News) – AN expert has called on African countries to adopt strategies to ensure the continent remained digitally relevant in the next decade. Wayne Houghton, made the recommendation following projections By 2025, jobs which were common place in 2015 will no longer exist. He projected further students graduating in 2016, would have obsolete qualifications for which there ...

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SAP: African start-ups to adapt in modern warfare

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE name Shaka Zulu is synonymous with one of the most influential monarchs in African history. The erstwhile king of the Zulu Kingdom in South Africa is lauded for changing the nature of warfare in Southern Africa through a number of innovations. Shaka, dissatisfied with the long throwing spear, is credited with introducing a short stabbing ...

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