Globetom News

  Globetom has been awarded an SPII grant for innovation under the Support Programme for Industrial Innovation (SPII) for the construction of a comprehensive convergent prepaid platform. This programme is administered by the Industrial Development Corporation.   The product development already commenced in May 2007 immediately after the application was lodged with the SPII. Globetom is earmarking the product development for completion of phase one by middle December...

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  Globetom announced that it will provide comprehensive solution support for Oracle database server installations on Red Hat Advanced Server as part of its newly established Red Hat Support unit.   Globetom, as the only company in South Africa to achieve both Oracle Certified Partnership as well as Red Hat Advanced Partner status from Oracle and Red Hat respectively, is uniquely positioned to offer organisations a full migration...

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  Globetom announced that it has concluded its Red Hat Advanced Partner Agreement with Red Hat Inc.   The partnership is a very important step in Globetom's open source drive and its initiatives to assist customers in migration strategies towards open source.   Globetom has invested in Red Hat as a strategy since inception in 2002 and has already established a large Red Hat installed base that is fully supported by...

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  Globetom announced the official launch of a spin-off e-commerce business based on software technology that was designed and developed in its entirety by Globetom.   Globetom recently completed development and testing of what it believes will become the benchmark for online Golf bookings in South Africa. The spin-off business, GolfTimeSA, delivers Booking Administration software to affiliated Golf Clubs and then connects affiliated clubs to the GolfTimeSA Virtual...

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  Globetom announced that it has successfully rolled out its Java-based Network Element Management technology into three African countries for the management of the satellite transmission equipment used by GSM operators in these countries.   The product, Advanced Element Management System (@EMS) was developed during the past 18 months by the Globetom Network Assurance team.   "Globetom has used open source technologies to build a cost-effective network management application. It...

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  Globetom announced today its conclusion of a distributor agreement with Monfox for the distribution and use of its DynamicTMN toolkit for the management of telecoms networks using ITU-T standards-based protocols.   With the impressive customer list using the Monfox product suite, coupled with Globetom's experience in the management of telco networks, Globetom has full confidence that the partnership will add value to both organisations.   Customers that have already...

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  Subscribers to MTN's prepaid service will experience even faster and more reliable benefits from the cellular provider following the implementation of an Oracle-based solution developed by Globetom.   MTN's prepaid system runs real-time traffic of up to 4 500 database transactions per second placing extremely high demands on both availability and performance. Given such high volumes, MTN required a seamless and zero downtime experience for its prepaid...

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  Globetom announced it has successfully converted a large, mission-critical PA-RISC processor-based infrastructure with an Intel-XEON-based server farm.   The customer, who may not be disclosed owing to the strategic nature of the project, was running a mission-critical transaction processing environment on PA-RISC processor-based architecture and this is now replaced with Intel Xeon processor technology.   The system peaks at approximately 160 end-user transactions per second and each transaction involves...

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  Centurion-based Globetom today announced the launch of Ada-My-ND, a product that fills a critical gap in the market by making it possible to move the substantial Adabas-C database deployments used by many government departments closer to open standards database technologies.   Ada-My-ND™ provides a unique offline data store capability that dynamically detects Adabas-C database schemas and replicates the schema together with data kept in Adabas-C to open...

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