Cloud Computing

New cloud platform offers SMEs convenience

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – MTN Business has unveiled a new cloud delivery platform in Rwanda and Cameroon to enable Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) access cloud services with greater ease. In a bid to create greater efficiencies, as well as enable the growth of this sector. Dubbed MTN Business Cloud Services platform, the web portal will also be available in ...

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Africa’s momentous Cloud Service launched

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SAP Africa, in partnership with Dimension Data,have launched the SAP HANA Enterprise Cloud (HEC) service to meet the growing demand for locally hosted cloud services in South Africa. It is the first cloud service of its kind in South Africa, specifically designed to support both local and multinational customers for whom hosting data offshore is seen ...

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Joburg’s SAP skills beneficiaries to graduate

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE first set of Johannesburg youths that participated in the Systems Applications Products (SAP) Skills Development Programme will graduate next week. They are beneficiaries of a partnership between the City of Joburg and SAP, the global software and technology solutions provider. 30 Graduates have completed and passed the SAP training, 15 of those completed training in ...

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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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Bright future for SAP-embracing firm

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – BRITEHOUSE, the Johannesburg-based supplier of digital and automotive solutions, says its business transformation journey was progressing well after it embraced technology. Britehouse has invested in SAP SuccessFactors, from the German firm SAP, to achieve its ambitious business growth strategy bolstered by a focused and innovative people development strategy. The solution by SAP offers a comprehensive human ...

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Social entrepreneurship seen driving growth in Africa

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – DEVELOPING social enterprises is crucial to accelerate innovation and spur economic growth in the African continent, an executive in the enterprise application software industry has said. Pfungwa Serima, the Executive Chairman of SAP Africa, said enterprise building was hence an important business focus for SAP, adding that the company was committed to finding innovative ways to ...

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Joburg, SAP Africa invest in skills development

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THE City of Johannesburg has lauded a partnership with a leading multinational software corporation, which will culminate in 30 young and talented residents attending a ten-week skills development training course. The programme, the result of a partnership between the city and software and technology solutions provider, SAP Africa, is in line with the city’s 2040 Growth ...

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SAP expands to Portugues-speaking Africa

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – SAP Africa, the market leader in enterprise application software, has announced its expansion to Angola with the opening of an office in Luanda. It the company’s fifth regional hub in the continent. Regional head, Pedro Guerreiro, who is the Managing Director for Portuguese-speaking Africa, heads the office located in the Edificio Escom business district. Guerreiro, who has been with ...

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Technology addresses Morocco water billing problems

CASABLANCA, (CAJ News) – MOROCCO’S national water and electricity company, ONEE Water, is poised to reap the rewards of adopting modern technology. The utility made the move as a way to improve its manual capturing systems. Mohamed Rhalloussi, Chief Information Officer, ONEE, said by using mobile functionality on-site with customers, the company would significantly  simplify and shorten their billing process. ...

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EXCLUSIVE (INNOVATION): Technology solutions key to averting disaster in continent

JOHANNESBURG, (CAJ News) – THERE has been a positive response form African municipal authorities to technological innovations that are aimed at resolving prevalent challenges as disaster management, crime, safety and security. Among the firms steering the adoption of such innovations is the German-headquartered Systems Applications Products (SAP), one of the most prominent companies in the European country and a global ...

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