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Saicom Receives Global Routing Certification

30 October 2019, Johannesburg - Local service provider, Saicom has become one of only five ISPs in South Africa to become MANRS (Mutually Agreed Norms for Routing Security) compliant, and in so doing, assuring its clients that the internet is a more secure place. The Internet’s routing information is exchanged between network operators (also known [...]

Building A Data-Driven Business

If data is the new oil, then grab yourself some cans before things get messy. The most successful organisations understand the potential of their data as a competitive lever to gain insights into their customers. “However, any effective data management plan must be founded on an acknowledgement that data types have different needs for access, storage, and [...]

Saicom adds Data Management solution to stack

2 September 2019, Johannesburg - Saicom has added a data management solution to its evolving product stack, driven it says, by customer demand for world class services that are customisable to local business requirements and realities. “Our clients have come to rely on us for customisable solutions that deliver best-of-breed capabilities, and our data management [...]

Saicom bolsters voice services offering with intelligent virtual agent solution

18 June 2019, Johannesburg - Saicom has launched an intelligent virtual agent offering to automate common interactions between its clients and their customers. Developed by Inference Solutions and integrated across its Cisco Broadworks platform, the virtual agent platform allows Saicom to couple services with its Cloud PBX that are not natively provided or usually expected [...]

The synergies of sales and cycling – the will to win and the currency of consistency

Having recently competed in, and won the veterans category of the Sani2C and the 167 km Race to the Sun adventure mountain bike race, I came to the conclusion that sales, like cycling, has a fair amount of science behind it. Successful sales, like cycling, starts with preparation. The good old days of selling where [...]

Architects of the future required – apply within

Whether the market (or country) is ready for it or not, the fourth industrial revolution is here and the pace at which technology is moving is astonishing. And according to Greg de Chasteauneuf, chief technology officer (CTO) for Saicom, software developers are the architects of the future. But why does that matter to South African [...]

Saicom extends its offering with managed SD-WAN service

18 April 2017, Johannesburg End-to-end telecommunications and networking solutions provider Saicom, has extended its offering with a fully managed Software-Defined Wide Area Networking (SD-WAN) service. Saicom’s SD-WAN service, powered by VeloCloud, is suitable for businesses of all sizes, but specifically those with multiple sites. “SD-WAN is of particular interest to businesses that are moving their […]

Speed dating with vendors and three key trends from Mobile World Congress 2017

Mobile World Congress, hosted in beautiful Barcelona, is the perfect platform to spot trends, determine the maturity of a technology and to network with vendors. This year was no different. With two thousand plus exhibitors one has no choice but to speed date through the halls whilst trying not to trip over one of the […]

Saicom Voice Services partners with Thinkst Canary to offer managed honeypot service

30 January 2017, Johannesburg End-to-end telecommunications and networking solutions provider Saicom Voice Services has entered into a strategic partnership with Thinkst Canary to offer a fully-managed honeypot network security service. The service, which complements the company’s existing network security solution benefits businesses that want to consolidate their security services due to the growing complexity of […]

Saicom Voice Services enters into a VoIP, Cloud PBX partnership with SEACOM

22 August 2016, Johannesburg End-to-end telecommunications and networking solutions provider Saicom Voice Services has entered into a strategic partnership with SEACOM, a leading provider of internet, connectivity and cloud based services, to allow SEACOM to provide Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) and Cloud PBX services over a white-label platform to corporate and SME customers. “We […]

Turrito Networks, Saicom enter into PBX, VoIP partnership

19 April 2016, Johannesburg – MICROmega Group company Turrito Networks has entered into a strategic partnership with Saicom Voice Services, a leading provider of Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) services aimed at simplifying telephony for SMEs. “Over the years, we have had discussions with many VoIP providers who promise a ‘scalable’ and ‘robust’ solution for […]

Saicom Becomes First VeloCloud Registered Partner in South Africa to Provide SD-WAN Services

Saicom to Offer VeloCloud Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN to Enable Enterprise-Grade Wide Area Networks with Elastic Transport, Application Performance and Zero-Touch Deployment Johannesburg, South Africa, March 31, 2016 – Saicom, a market leader in the telecoms industry, today announced a partnership with VeloCloud™ Networks, Inc., the Cloud-Delivered SD-WAN™ company, enabling Saicom customers to support application growth, network […]