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Datacentrix still only SA managed services provider to achieve PCI DSS compliance

Datacentrix still only SA managed services provider to achieve PCI DSS compliance

Hybrid IT systems integrator and managed services provider Datacentrix has, for the second year, achieved Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) certification for its Managed Services division, which includes the organisation’s industry-leading Security Operations Centre (SOC). Datacentrix remains the only local managed services provider and SOC in South Africa to have attained compliance.

High-speed fiber-optic link between Angola and DRC launched

Internet Technologies Angola (ITA), part of the Paratus Group, announces the launch of its high-speed fiber-optic link connecting Angola to DRC across Noqui (Angola) and Matadi (DRC). The 600-kilometre connection between Luanda and Noqui, with a capacity of up to 200 gigabits per second, will also provide internet services to municipalities along the route, including

Field Intelligence expands into eleven new cities across East and West Africa

Field Intelligence, the health tech startup that is digitising the supply chain and transforming access to essential, life-saving medicine, has on Wednesday announced its expansion into Rivers, Edo, Kaduna, Kano, Enugu, Delta and Kwara States in Nigeria, and Eldoret, Mombasa, Kisumu and Naivasha in Kenya. Independent and franchise pharmacies can access 1000 unique products, inventory

New tech to improve material processing  

Case Study Danfoss, in support of engineering components provider BMG Electronics, an authorised DrivePro® service partner, has helped to assist DryTech International in its development of a unique wet screw feeder for use by a South African platinum mine processing plant and smelter situated in the Bushveld Region, within the Limpopo province. DryTech provides innovative

Growing rural sub-Saharan economies through accelerating clean energy uptake

NINE PIONEERING AFRICAN BUSINESSES are set to markedly grow their positive impact on sub-Saharan Africa communities by stimulating clean energy uptake and, in doing so, growing local economies and empowering women. This is thanks to the innovation of the businesses themselves, and support provided through the latest round of PREO (Powering Renewable Energy Opportunities) grant

Why faster connectivity means faster economic growth for Kenya

By Tonny Tugee Managing Director at SEACOM East and North East Africa   With a flourishing ICT sector that has grown by an average of 10.8% every year since 2016 and as a home to some of Africa’s most innovative start-ups, Kenya’s nickname of “Silicon Savanah” couldn’t be more fitting. Couple this thriving technology hub