Philip Stander and Marne Meades establish Globetom.


Globetom enters the enterprise middleware space with the development of its first commercial product GEF. GEF was developed as a next-generation Application Server and Integration Platform in the Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) paradigm. The product was developed as an XTP platform that has the ability to support tens of thousands of transactions per second.


Vodacom SA appoints Globetom in the Network Management Space.

GEF is adopted by our first middleware customer – a Tier 1 GSM operator in the OSS space.

GolftimeSA, a middleware centric golf booking technology is developed and signifies Globetom’s move into new markets.  At the time South Africa’s Telcommunication infrastructure wasn’t delivering sufficiently stable data networks for existing international booking technologies to accurately and in real-time, fulfil  golf bookings. Globetom developed a reliable booking technology where golfers could book a round of golf at clubs across the county at any time and know that the booking would be fulfilled irrespective of whether the data networks were down at time of booking.  Today, over 90% of all online golf bookings in South Africa are done on the GolftimeSA product.


iWin, a mobile messaging solution is developed and becomes a subsidiary of Globetom. The product offers generic WASP functionality including SMS, MMS and a competition manager.

As convergence matured Globetom saw a need in the market for IP based billing platforms that offered billing agility. Globetom was awarded an IDC SPII grant and developed GP3. GP3 is our dynamic charging and fulfilment platform.

Movius, a global leader in value-added communication solutions for service providers becomes the first customer for GP3. Globetom partnered with Movius for the delivery of an innovative next-generation messaging application with integrated, off-the-shelf billing.


Globetom receives a Technology Top 100 award for GEF.


Globetom invests heavily in Research and Development.


Responding to customer demand for loyalty and customer retention technology, Globetom launches its loyalty engine.

Recognising the growing need for Big Data Analytics tools, Globetom joins the Infobright SI and OEM Partner Network in order to offer BI and Information as a Service to our customers.

Globetom becomes an Oracle Gold Partner.


Globetom becomes a Red Hat Advanced Partner.


iWin, a subsidiary of Globetom is brought in-house.

Globetom refreshes its corporate identity to reflect expansion into new markets.

IML appoints Globetom as their electronic prepaid solution provider.

Globetom is recognised in the Deloitte SA Technology Fast 50.


Globetom becomes a Red Hat Premier Partner.

Globetom recognised as a key innovator in the Cloud Billing space by MarketsandMarkets (a global market research and consulting company).


Globetom becomes an iDashboards OEM and VAR Partner.

Globetom expands its footprint across Africa for electronic prepaid distribution.


Globetom is appointed by Spark for Voucher Management and Loyalty in New Zealand.


Globetom rebrands with an emphasis on its 14 Core Market Solutions.

The Intelligent Brokering Platform (IBF) developed by Globetom in 2005 is opened up to the global market. IBF offers a rich business process modelling and orchestration framework coupled with service catalogue reference and life-cycle management functions.  The platform which has been actively used in MTN South Africa since 2005 is a Tier 1 Telco grade platform that can sustain in excess of 150 million business process executions per day.

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