Globetom News

  Huawei has launched its Digital inCloud Eastern and Southern Africa regional centre and announced that two South African service providers have already signed up to offer their apps to a global audience.   Globetom will list its billing products, while GM Gaming will offer its gaming apps on the Huawei platform.   According to Mac Taylor, chief business consultant for Huawei’s digital services product line, the new Digital InCloud...

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  Globetom has provided an innovative solution for Klein Karoo Seed Marketing (KKSM) Zambia, an Agribonus client, to assist them in collecting customer information in the informal, prepaid market they operate in. This was done through an SMS competition enabled by Globetom’s GP3 and iWin solutions.   “This solution is an example of Globetom’s platform innovation where our GP3 and iWin platforms were readily leveraged for incremental customer...

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  Low-cost airline Mango has invested in locally developed middleware technology from Globetom, a South African company specialising in mission-critical software used in various IT Industry Verticals.   Mango elected Globetom’s GEF middleware platform as the messaging stack for its MARS reservation platform, owned in-house. The GEF platform includes the XATMI Communication Application Programming Interface standard for distributed computing which made the migration of the Mango reservation platform...

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  It’s unusual for a local software developer to replace legacy middleware with locally developed products - yet that is exactly what Globetom did.   One of SA’s top network providers took the decision to replace one of the company’s key legacy middleware platforms with the locally developed application server and integration platform, called GEF.   Indeed, the replacement of Oracle Tuxedo by a local developer in the mainstream middleware environment...

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  Minister of Trade and Industry, Rob Davies announced the names of companies, projects and individuals that will vie for top honours in the DTI Technology Awards 2013.   The awards recognise individuals and organisations that contribute towards technology development and innovation in South Africa. They are also aimed at inspiring and encouraging creativity and technological innovativeness amongst business people by rewarding those that make use of technology to...

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  Globetom's management announced that the company has restructured its business as a result of the exit of its BEE partners and to better align the business with its product and service strategy.   It is herewith announced that N Network Technologies (Pty) Limited has relinquished its 51% holding in Globetom Holdings (Pty) Limited by agreement.   In consequence of such relinquishment, Messrs Ncube and Nkomo have resigned from the...

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  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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