Stories by Kaunda Chama

CA WORLD — Still not enough value ...

Computer Associates International (CA) executive vice-president Gary Quinn stresses that companies and individuals in general are not getting enough value from technology investments.

New server hits the market

In what could be dubbed the biggest technology step since the launch of the IBM Corp. iSeries about 16 years ago, the company has introduced the IBM eServer i5, arguably the first system to be powered by the computer giant's Power5 microprocessors.

Hansen heads for Istanbul

Thomas Hansen, director: small & mid-market solutions and partners group at Microsoft SA, Microsoft Corp.'s South Africa division, has been promoted to a similar position in a portfolio that encompasses the whole EMEA region.

Pinnacle plans still on track

Pinnacle Micro CEO, Arnold Fourie, says that, despite the recent minor setback and industry speculations, his company is still on track to fulfilling its plans of selling off of an equity stake.

Keeping networks together

Any network, whether wired or wireless, needs to be maintained to keep it fully functional and efficient. Since many companies, especially those in the SME sector, find it expensive to maintain an in-house team that is fully dedicated to maintaining their ICT infrastructure, this has made it essential for some ICT processes to be outsourced.

Home-grown ERP making international impact

Syspro (Pty) Ltd., a producer of enterprise software, says that it has successfully obtained the Microsoft .Net Connected Logo for its Syspro Solutions -- Web Applications product offering.

Sita reopens tender options amid complaints

JOHANNESBURG (03/18/2004) - The South Africa State Information Technology Agency (Sita) has opted to reopen the Outright Purchase Option (OPO) of SEAT management services to the public sector amid complaints from BEE and SME contenders.

CA gets new country head

JOHANNESBURG (01/27/2004) - Following the recent resignation of Dan van der Westhuizen, Computer Associates International Inc. (CA) has appointed Gary Lawrence to take over as the company's South Africa (SA) country manager.