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A project and portfolio management solution

Adam Smith International, an international advisory firm, has partnered with Microsoft Gold Certified partner, AccTech Systems, to deploy Microsoft PPM (Project and Portfolio Management) for the Climate Resilient Infrastructure Development Facility (CRIDF). Helping reform and improve economies and institutions worldwide, Adam Smith International is implementing Microsoft PPM as a central repository for all globally dispersed projects.
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Samsung brings wireless to SSA businesses

MIA Telecoms, distributor of Samsung telecommunication and PABX equipment in sub-Saharan Africa, has introduced Samsung WLAN for Wireless Enterprise. The wireless enterprise environment is facing a paradigm shift with the constant introduction of new smart devices. The benefits of mobility and stability provided by advanced mobile devices are driving businesses to turn to wireless environments.
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SA businesses ignore Wi-fi at their peril

Globally, 45% of total GSM smart device traffic was offloaded onto terrestrial networks via Wi-Fi in 2013, according to data from Cisco. In addition to this, Informa estimates that by 2015 there will be 5.8 million public hotspotsworldwide, that’s 350% growth since 2011. In light of the rapid growth in Wi-Fi usage, it is imperative that South African service orientated businesses look at incorporating Wi-Fi as a service to its customers in order to remain competitive or gain the advantage.
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Next Generation Enterprise email unveiled

Networking specialists NETCB have announced the availability of Novell GroupWise 2014. This is the fourth update to Novell GroupWise and the second major release version since 2010, when analysts such as Gartner implied that there would be no significant versions after GroupWise 8. Novell GroupWise has taken a huge step in becoming a truly platform independent Enterprise Messaging solution.
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Best wireless service provider 2013

According to the Dell’Oro Group Report, Ruckus Wireless has taken the lead in the worldwide service provider Wi-Fi market segment in the fourth quarter of 2013 by garnering a 35,8% share of the market relative to unit shipments, and a 25% share of the market relative to manufacturing revenue. The company was declared tops in the category of enterprise-class and outdoor mesh Wi-Fi access points for service providers.
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Tracker keeps Argus cyclists safe

The logistics behind adequate emergency services for a race like the recent Cape Argus Pick n Pay Cycle Tour that involves so many participants need to be highly effective. For the third consecutive year, Tracker Business has used telematics technology and location-based services to assist with the speedy dispatch of emergency services directly to specific locations. This is all part of Tracker’s national drive to make cycling safer.
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Africans can build cool tech

On 6 March members of the media were invited to the Social Business in Africa Innovation Dinner, where Gysbert Kappers, founder and CEO of Wyzetalk, spoke about his start-up product, which has served as a communication platforms for companies such as Discovery, Protea Hotels, Cash Crusaders, and Deli. Discovery’s PruProtect Chief Innovation Officer Joe van Niekerk spoke about how Wyzetalk has streamlined operations during the past year.
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Ensuring sustainable compliance and security

Many of today’s organisations are struggling to implement a sustainable compliance programme that can address the full set of compliance mandates and adapt quickly as mandates evolve or new mandates are created. Insiders can be bribed, coerced or even recruited specifically to join the organisation to steal sensitive information. With this in mind, do you know if your team is prepared to defend against these sophisticated attacks, and do you know who in the organisation you can trust?