Ian Kruger, NEC XON Network Engineering Manager
Premier systems integrator NEC XON announces that it’s been named an Engage Preferred Services Partner (EPSP) within Fortinet’s Engage Partner Program. This designation demonstrates NEC XON’s ability to expertly deploy, operate, and maintain its own end-to-end security solutions helping organisations to achieve digital acceleration. The accreditation has been awarded in South Africa, Namibia, Kenya and Nigeria, with partner entities operating across sub-Saharan Africa.
A village near Limpopo, South Africa. ©MUJAHID SAFODIEN / AFP.
NEC battery system bridges power shortages for water supply in South Africa.
Water from the tap and lighting at the flick of a switch – these constants of everyday life taken for granted in Japan cannot be relied upon in South Africa. A stable supply of these essentials is an urgent issue for the country.
Jurie Cordier, NEC XON Key Account Executive
The Business Challenge
As the demand for fast and reliable Internet surged in Cape Town, as elsewhere, infrastructure giant MetroFibre faced a bandwidth crunch that led to resiliency issues. In response to the growing demand, MetroFibre Networx had to rapidly deploy fibre infrastructure in Cape Town’s burgeoning business hubs. The fibre network operator (FNO) aimed to complete a 100km network ring and route by the end of November 2023. In the initial phase, approximately 4000 businesses in the main business hubs of Montagu Gardens, Brackenfell, Rondebosch, Paarden Island, Stikland, Epping, Belville, Tyger Valley, and the City Bowl would gain access to the MetroFibre network.
Johann Coetzee, Executive Vice President NEC XON
NEC Corporation a leading global IT and network transformation services provider and majority shareholder in NEC XON, has been named winner of the Most Innovative Product/Service (Vendor) - Global award at the Telecom Review Leaders’ Summit 2023. This award was granted for NEC’s innovative Telecom Solutions, which significantly enhance the digital experience for B2B customers of Telecom operators and add substantial value to services offered to Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) as well as large Enterprise/Government customers.
John Dewar, GM Enterprise Technology Solutions at NEC XON
Leading pan-African ICT-systems integrator, NEC XON, is thrilled to announce its strategic partnership with Pure Storage, the IT pioneer that delivers the world’s most advanced data storage technology and services.
Johann Coetzee, Executive VP of NEC XON
NEC, a leading global technology integrator, is proud to announce it has been recognised as Cisco's Mass Scale Infrastructure Partner of the Year for the Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) region. The award is a testament to the success of NEC’s expanding partnership with Cisco. Projects that accelerated the deployment of innovative IP metro/access transport and edge cloud computing solutions globally were instrumental in securing the accolade.
Anthony Laing, GM of Networking at NEC XON
MTN Group and NEC XON (an NEC Corporation subsidiary) are pleased to announce the successful deployment of Africa's first 400G open optical transponder solution, Phoenix. This initiative marks a significant milestone for the telecommunications industry in Africa, with the potential to revolutionise the way optical networks are built and operated, thereby transforming internet delivery across the continent.
Wally Beelders, Executive Communications Solutions at NEC XON
Eutelsat OneWeb, the LEO internet operator and part of Eutelsat Group and NEC XON, a leading African ICT integrator, have signed a multi-year master distribution agreement to bring high-quality LEO connectivity to Sub-Saharan Africa.
Grahame Saunders, Head of Identity Management at NEC XON
In a nation grappling with the distressing rise in child kidnappings, the need for innovative solutions to protect our infants has never been more critical. South Africa finds itself in the throes of an alarming child abduction pandemic. Amid the scourge, NEC XON is offering CertaScan technology as a groundbreaking solution to safeguard infants in hospitals.
John Dewar, General Manager of Enterprise Technology Solutions at NEC XON
NEC XON, a leading African ICT integrator and NEC Corporation subsidiary, is expanding to provide comprehensive IT Infrastructure solutions for the data-driven economy. The company has announced the launch of its new Enterprise Technology Solutions (ETS) Business Unit. The unit will meet the growing demand from high-end corporate clients seeking cutting-edge IT infrastructure solutions that power their operations in the data-driven economy.