Dashen Bank partners IBM to for cloud integration in Ethiopia

ETHIOPIA – Dashen Bank, the Addis Ababa based commercial bank, has collaborated with IBM for the implementation of IBM Cloud Pak for Integration on Red Hat OpenShift, to modernise its cloud integration architecture. Dashen Bank says the collaboration with IBM will “expand its ecosystem by accelerating digital transformation and new innovative offerings for customers.” The companies said the demand for…

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IBM launches Sustainability Accelerator that will apply its technologies

AFRICA – IBM, a multinational technology corporation, has launched their Sustainability Accelerator, a global pro bono social impact program that applies IBM technologies, such as hybrid cloud and artificial intelligence, and an ecosystem of experts to enhance and scale non-profit and government organisation operations. The operations are focused on populations vulnerable to environmental threats including climate change, extreme weather, and…

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Marwa Abbas receives appointment as General Manager for IBM Egypt

EGYPT – IBM, a multinational technology corporation, has announced the appointment of Marwa Abbas as General Manager for IBM Egypt. Ms. Abbas will be responsible for managing IBM’s overall business operations in Egypt, in addition to her role as the technology leader, driving business growth and expanding our clients’ relationships. “Marwa is a highly respected executive who brings to the…

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IBM appoints Julia Carvalho as General Manager for IBM Growth Markets in Africa

AFRICA – Computer hardware company IBM has announced the appointment of Julia Carvalho as General Manager for IBM Growth Markets, Africa.   Ms. Carvalho will be responsible for IBM’s business operations, growing our partner ecosystem, and driving client satisfaction across multiple regions in Africa.  With an increased focus on the partner ecosystem in Africa, Ms. Carvalho will lead the drive to strengthen…

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IBM appoints Saad Toma as General Manager for Middle East and Africa regions

MEA – International Business Machines Corporation (IBM), an American multinational technology company, has named Saad Toma as General Manager in the Middle East and Africa regions. Mr. Toma succeeds Takreem El-Tohamy, who has been appointed General Manager, Global Strategic Sales at IBM. Mr. Toma brings deep industry, services and technology expertise and over 30 years of experience at IBM working…

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EgyptAir, Duty Free partner with IBM to use its cloud in their services

EGYPT – EgyptAir and Duty Free have entered a new agreement with IBM to leverage IBM Cloud capabilities to scale and modernise EgyptAir Duty Free back-end operations and host its SAP Travel Retail System. By adopting IBM Cloud, EGYPTAIR will also leverage IBM Watson Assistant to create an AI virtual agent to help transform its travellers’ shopping experience. With the…

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Telecom Egypt partners with IBM, Red Hat to accelerate their digital transformation

EGYPT – Telecom Egypt (TE), one of the largest integrated telecommunications operators in Egypt, has partnered with IBM and Red Hat to help them develop an open, hybrid cloud strategy that will modernize their operations and accelerate their digital transformation journey. Telecom Egypt will adopt IBM Cloud Pak for Automation built on Red Hat OpenShift, to become more efficient, flexible…

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Tech giant IBM appoints Angela Kyerematen-Jimoh as its Regional Head for Africa

AFRICA – Ghanian Angela Kyerematen-Jimoh has been appointed by technology giant, IBM Corporation, as its Regional Head for North, East and West Africa. She was IBM’s first female country head and becomes the first woman and first African to be appointed Regional Head in Africa. She will be responsible for IBM operations in over 40 countries in Africa including Morocco,…

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Nutanix Sub-Saharan Africa region gets a new General Manager

SOUTHERN AFRICA – Nutanix, a cloud computing software company that sells infrastructure appliances and software-defined storage, has appointed Dom Poloniecki as General Manager for its Sub-Saharan Africa and Western Europe region. Mr. Poloniecki joins Nutanix after a 17-year career at IBM, where he built extensive business leadership experience in enterprise technology. For the last six years he was responsible for…

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