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, […]

New strategic direction and African focus for South African space agency

An interview with the chief executive officer of SANSA, Dr. Valanathan Munsami. In an exclusive interview, Clare van Zwieten, managing editor at EE Publishers posed a number of questions to South African National Space Agency (SANSA) CEO Dr. Valanathan Munsami to explore issues surrounding the new strategic direction that the agency will be taking and […]

The sub-marine cable business is about building diversity

  From just one coaxial undersea cable, SAT 1, taken into service on 18 February 1969 and providing 360 channels to Lisbon, South Africa and indeed the continent, is now served by a multitude of sub-marine cables providing thousands of circuits with plenty additional circuits in store when more bandwidth is lit up. Could this amount […]