In conversation with… Greg Hookings, Stratus Technologies

While he was on a whistle stop visit to South Africa to participate in X-Change 2018, I meet with Greg Hookings at the Stratus office in Lynnwood, Pretoria, on his way back to England. Greg is responsible for leading the company’s industrial internet of things (IIOT) and Industry 4.0 IT systems with one of his […]

In conversation with Luxy Moodley, SICK Automation

While the company name might be SICK Automation, a name no one will forget, its new head office in Lanseria, Gauteng, is running in full health under the guidance of their MD, Luxy Moodley. I first met Moodley at the launch of the new premises earlier this year where she spoke positively about South Africa, […]

Infrastructure sharing SA’s biggest telecom hot potato

At the recent DTPS workshop to consider the input from industry on the Electronic Communications Act (ECA) Amendment bill, industry was criticised for failing to implement infrastructure sharing and the Department of Telecommunications and Postal Services (DTPS) and the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) were taken to task for not enforcing infrastructure sharing […]