Orange Business Services announced it was selected by Mars, Incorporated to build an Intelligent Automated Network (IAN). The IAN will connect more than 125,000 Mars Associates across more than 80 countries. The network will provide a secure, scalable and swift platform to host business applications, while supporting manufacturing operations, office locations and supplier interactions for the private, family-owned business.
Enterprise connectivity provider, Seacom, announced it had enhanced its national high capacity fiber network with the rollout of services along the N1 connecting Johannesburg, Bloemfontein and Cape Town as the first phase of its national rollout.
By the end of the year, American firm Oracle, specialized in enterprise software products, will make big investments regarding technology in South Africa.
Nokia announced that its Nuage Networks SD-WAN 2.0 solution has been implemented by OmniClouds, leading cloud service provider and migrator, to improve and optimize cloud connectivity for enterprise customers throughout the Europe, Middle East and Africa region. The deal will be a boost for enterprises in the region, as they are currently held back by a shortage of native cloud service providers and a challenging reach to public cloud data centers.
Nokia announced that Ooredoo Tunisia will deploy the Nokia AirGile cloud-native core and services to power its current 2G/3G/4G network in order to prepare for the transition to 5G.
Nokia is celebrating twelve months of 5G ‘firsts’: a milestone defined by 23 game-changing achievements in the field of 5G.
Vodacom South Africa has launched a 4G smart feature phone, the Vodacom Vibe 4G at ZAR 299. This device is the perfect answer for customers who are looking for a smart, yet affordable device that enables them to connect via popular social media platforms.
As previously disclosed, Ericsson has been co-operating voluntarily since 2013 with an investigation by the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and, since 2015, with an investigation by the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) into Ericsson’s compliance with the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and the process is still ongoing. The investigation covers a period ending Q1 2017 and revealed breaches of the Company’s Code of Business Ethics and the FCPA in six countries: China, Djibouti, Indonesia, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and Vietnam.
MTN has selected Ericsson to digitize their product catalog management and order management processes, leveraging Ericsson Catalog Manager and Ericsson Order Care.
Focus Softnet, the leading software development and enterprise applications provider, announced that it is partnering with Tata Communications, the leading global digital infrastructure provider to host its cloud-based ERP solutions on the IZO™ Private Cloud platform. Tata Communications' IZO™ Private Cloud platform is enabling Focus Softnet to offer its cloud-based ERP solutions either as a public cloud SaaS solution or as a private cloud option.