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Sage VIP Payroll growing in Zimbabwe

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Sage VIP Payroll has forged further alliance agreements with Omni-Africa, Acctech Zimbabwe and Quantum-Winpay, increasing VIP's footprint in Africa, and specifically Zimbabwe, even further. The first VIP Premier Payroll system went live in February 2011 by means of a landmark alliance agreement with Omni Africa in Harare. Recognised as a leader in the payroll and HR management industry in Africa, VIP offers an innovative software solution that is customised to be country specific, taking into account the legislation and required statutory reports that are needed to run payroll and HR management software with confidence.

T-Systems SA names new strategic partner manager

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T-Systems South Africa announced the appointment of Giancarlo Fenderico as the Strategic Partner Manager. Fenderico appointment comes as company taking a more strategic, focused and aligned approach to its partner model in the country. Fenderico will, in the next two months, embark on a fact-finding mission, liaising with all stakeholders and partners to ascertain their immediate expectations and how T-Systems can address these – be it larger issues or smaller, daily challenges. Before joining T-Systems in the beginning of 2011, Fenderico was responsible for establishing and running the SAP Practice at Siemens SA. His career also includes a tenure at KPMG in the US, and Germany, again specialising in the SAP environment.

East Africa records massive growth, says IDC

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The PC market in East Africa strongly expanded in the first quarter of 2011, even as the worldwide PC market contracted and the pan-African market almost stagnated. According to a recent report by market research company IDC, East Africa (including Kenya, Tanzania, Ethiopia, and Uganda) recorded a massive 76% growth in PC shipments and it further expects the East African PC market will further grow by about 35–45% in 2011 before cooling off in 2012.

DCC introduces WD 3 TB hard drives in South Africa

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South Africa based distributor Drive Control Corporation (DCC) introduced the 2.5 TB and 3 TB versions to Western Digital AV-GP SATA hard drives, serving the audio-video (AV) market. The new 3.5-inch, WD AV-GP hard drives offer 24X7 reliability, low power consumption and unrivalled storage capacity for storage-intensive AV applications such as digital video recorders, video surveillance, single-drive media servers and external multimedia storage.

ProScan expands printer range Southern Africa

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ProScan Media Products (PMP), a provider of labelling, coding and marking solutions to the southern African market, has introduced the latest Matthews I-Mark C84e continuous inkjet printer with touchscreen control, which is designed for fast and effortless operation in a multitude of applications. The new I-Mark C84e codes and marks intricate bar codes, expiration dates, logos and a wide range of other products, regardless of shape or texture. It allows for easy set-up and has a single control automatic shutdown.

IBM expands into Africa

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As part of the IBM's geographic expansion plans targeting key growth markets in Africa, IBM announced the opening of its office in Dakar, Senegal. The Dakar office is part of IBM's West Africa operations and will allow the company to increase its level of service, and deliver more complex and high-value solutions such as cloud computing and business analytics. IBM will also be to deliver high-value solutions and services to meet the growing needs of clients in Senegal and West Africa, where the company is working closely with a number of business partners.

LOOPHOLD unveils SonicWALL NSA E8510

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South Africa based leading IT distributor, LOOPHOLD Security Distribution unveiled the SonicWALL NSA E8510. The network security appliance (NSA) E8510 provides 10 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) connectivity in a compact, 1U rack mountable form-factor to accommodate security, performance and power efficiency requirements of modern high-capacity networks. With the ability to block or throttle application usage on a user or group level, and its compact form factor and affordable price, the E8510 is an ideal solution for corporate, healthcare and education deployments.

Comztek to distribute HP Networking

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Comztek expanded its relationship with HP by bagging the rights to distribute HP Networking beyond South Africa to across the Southern Africa region. This new move has come after few months when Comztek was first awarded the distribution rights only for South Africa, now with the extension of the distribution rights Comztek will now be able to serve its resellers as well as its customer base in all the countries of the South African region like Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Swaziland, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

LOOPHOLD introduces SonicWALL WXA Series

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South Africa based leading IT distributor, LOOPHOLD Security Distribution launched SonicWALL’s WAN Acceleration Appliance (WXA) Series, an extension of the current SonicWALL next-generation firewall (NGFW) suite. The SonicWALL WXA Series consists of the WXA 5000 virtual appliance, the WXA 2000 and WXA 4000 hardware appliances and the WXA 500 Live CD. WXA series allow businesses to select the right deployment solution for their network. It also significantly improves WAN performance between regional and branch offices, and reduces traffic by up to 95% besides providing faster access to mission-critical applications, resulting in increased employee productivity.

WD expands its presence in South Africa

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Western Digital recently appointed Rectron, a South African based broadline distributor to market, sell and support the vendor's range of external retail hard drives in South Africa; an initiative likely to catapult WD to one of South Africa's top two players in the computer storage market. “This appointment validates our efforts and dedication to building strong relationships with all our partners, and is a reflection of our leadership in the South African distribution space,” says Elaine Wang, Rectron business manager.

First Tech strengthens Adobe investment

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South Africa based First Technology, an authorised Adobe reseller, is beefing up its Adobe technical capability with the establishment of a development division focusing on Adobe solutions. Complementing its enhanced focus on Adobe, First Technology is also an accredited Adobe Silver Partner and is a preferred Software Asset Management Partner.

Mobile growth explodes flash memory market in Africa

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SanDisk the global leader in flash memory cards, has moved to take full advantage of the exponential growth in mobile phone usage on the African continent and has invested resources and marketing assets to support and complement this growth. "Africa is currently the fastest growing mobile phone market in the world. Mobile phone penetration rates represent a great opportunity for flash memory on the continent.
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