Cloud Computing

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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Massive adoption of Facebook’s Lite version

Facebook

JOHANNESBURG – FACEBOOK is rolling out its Lite offering to more countries following a positive uptake. The company expressed excitement announcing more than 200 million people now use Facebook Lite monthly. “Since people enjoy using FB Lite, we will continue rolling it out to other countries around the world,” Facebook stated. In August 2009, Facebook announced the rollout of a ...

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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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Adapt or die, non-compliant firms warned

JOHANNESBURG , ( CAJ News)  , LOCAL businesses must keep up with change or else they are doomed to fail. This is the warning of an expert amid the unprecedented ever-quickening cycle of change. “Change today is faster, more erratic, more elemental than ever before. A collision of technological, competitive and cultural pressures is forming a vortex of what we ...

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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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Collaboration set to enhance global digital transformation

From  SAVIOUS KWINIKA in Orlando, Florida, US ORLANDO, FLORIDA (CAJ News) – SAP has announced a collaboration to help business leaders run live in the digital era. The enterprise application software firm announced the LeadershipGarage research program and the Americas’ SAP Users’ Group (ASUG) are collaborating with SAP Education Network for Digital Transformation. SAP Education Network for Digital Transformation is an initiative to ...

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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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SAP Africa announces Morocco expansion

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SAP Africa, the software company, has officially opened its new office in Morocco as part of its expansion into the continent. The opening of the facility in Casablanca coincided with the 2016 SAP Africa Francophone Partner Forum event where approximately 100 SAP partners attended. The news follows the announcement in December 2015 of the opening of ...

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