Adapt IT consolidates
covering areas such as the core network applications, enterprise
mobility, Big Data and analytics, and mobile payments to the
telecommunications industry in 10 countries across Africa and
“The two organisations will be able to fully exploit opportunities
in the local and international telco market as Conor plans to play a
meaningful role in Adapt IT’s telecommunications division’s strategy
SE-listed Adapt IT Holdings Limited has announced the acquisition
of the Conor Group in a transaction worth R80 million to
strengthen the Adapt IT Telecoms solutions division.
Conor, founded in 2007, is a fast-growing and dynamic software
business that employs 60 highly-skilled professionals and provides
high performance telco and mobile financial service solutions,
and growth by adding relevant world-class products to the existing
solution offering,” said Conor CEO Chris Breytenbach
The acquisition of Conor improves Adapt IT’s revenue and
geographic diversification as the Conor customer base creates cross-
selling opportunities in local and foreign markets for the Adapt IT
telecommunications software solutions.
“The Adapt IT telecommunications division solution offering is
strengthened by the Conor acquisition with our customers benefiting
from the technology synergies leveraged through this transaction,
further enhancing opportunities to enable our customers to achieve
more,” added Sbu Shabalala, CEO of Adapt IT.
Redstor and VMware partner for data recovery
edstor, a leading cloud data management SaaS business
with technology developed in South Africa, has announced a
Technology Alliance Partnership with VMware, a global leader in
virtualisation and cloud infrastructure.
It is the latest initiative by Redstor and builds upon its long-term
strategy to treble revenue by 2020. The partnership accelerates
solution development and strengthens Redstor’s relationship with
VMware. Tighter integration with the virtualisation vendor now
makes it even easier and simpler for IT staff to initiate a Redstor
In response to customer demand, Redstor continues to broaden
coverage by integrating with a growing number of platforms,
including Office 365, and recently released Oracle backup. Redstor
will back up a physical or virtual system and recover it directly into
VMware – even if it has been running in a different hypervisor.
Thomas Campbell, Technical Services Director at Redstor, said: “IT
staff can now initiate a recovery in a single step, taking seconds.
“This removes a lot of complexity and allows customers to meet
more challenging recovery time objectives.”
Single-step recovery is just the latest automated feature in
Redstor’s unique cloud data management solution. By continually
replacing repetitive tasks, removing complexity and managing data
wherever it is stored, Redstor is making operations significantly
easier for IT staff.
Redstor offers improved ways of tackling compliance, data
growth, recovery from ransomware attacks, flexible cloud integration
and reducing investment in primary storage. It also enables
organisations to simplify deployment and billing, improve security
and obtain borderless visibility of their entire data estate.