Choose a service provider ready for the digital age

The recent outage of a popular cloud-based accounting platform in South Africa has highlighted the importance of being always on in a digitally driven business environment to avoid disruptions to mission-critical systems such as human resources and payroll. Ian McAlister, General Manager at CRS Technologies, believes that because CRS is a technically powered organisation, it […]

BlueNova Energy launches new HC range of affordable high-performance batteries for home and business

By Yeshiel Panchia BlueNova Energy (PTY) Ltd. proudly announced its new HC (high capacity) range of batteries today, the 22nd of January 2021. With load shedding forecasts increasingly dismal, the time is ripe for a locally designed and produced energy solution that offers high-performance at affordable costs. The new HC range of batteries are produced […]

Volvo Trucks launches four new ranges

Volvo Trucks South Africa has introduced four new truck ranges to the local market, with a strong focus on the driver environment, safety and productivity.  The launch of the four new-generation extra heavy commercial trucks; the Volvo FH, FH16, FM and FMX, is the biggest in the company’s history. “Our aim is to be our […]

Ecobank Group launches an eCommerce solution for African MSMEs

Ecobank, a leading pan-African banking group, yesterday launched an eCommerce solution targeting MSMEs. The new platform will help MSMEs across Africa gain easy access to the online market, display their goods and services while receiving payment efficiently. Ecobank’s eCommerce solution adheres to its recent focus on fintech as a way of promoting financial inclusion while […]

Mondi acquires controlling stake in Turkish listed packaging player for R1.2bn

Mondi has agreed to acquire 90.38% of the outstanding shares in Olmuksan International Paper Ambalaj Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S (“Olmuksan” or the “Company”) from International Paper for a total consideration of €66m. The implied enterprise value on a 100% basis would amount to around €88m. Olmuksan is a leading and well-established corrugated packaging player in […]

Five benefits of trading with cash

While there is a progressive drive towards digital and electronic transactions, the reality is that cash still plays a dominant and valuable role in the South African economy, for both consumers and retailers. That’s according to Mark Templemore-Walters, operations director for Cash Connect, a leading provider of automated cash management and payments solutions. He shares […]

Approaching security differently

By Karl Fischer, DevOps Team Lead at Obsidian Systems With worldwide cybersecurity spending expected to approach $42 billion by the end of this year, businesses are increasingly turning their attention to solutions that feature integrated protection. The proliferation of multi-cloud environments and Shadow IT systems are further driving the need to orchestrate, manage, and create […]