Bytes companies exhibit at Telecom Namibia ICT Summit

Johannesburg, 15 Sep 2011
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Several Bytes Technology Group companies participated in the annual Telecom Namibia ICT Summit, on 12 to 14 September, at the Safari Hotel and Conference Centre, in Windhoek.

Bytes Document Solutions, authorised Xerox distributor to 26 sub-Saharan countries, Bytes Technology Group Namibia, and Bytes Connect were among the exhibitors.

Bytes was a platinum sponsor at the event, which was opened by the honourable Jo"el Kaapanda, Minister of Information and Communication Technology.

Edward Bothma, divisional manager of SilverlineLAB, presented: “The connected office: Africa and beyond”. He spoke of a new way to reach customers and prospects through “the mass market of one”, and how to do this through cloud-based computing, rather than through owning the technology. This enables cross-media, which in turn powers transpromo.

Keith Knott, divisional director, Production and Software Solutions at Bytes Document Solutions, presented: “The connected office - Africa and beyond - fast-changing business world”.

The Bytes stand was a popular one, where delegates were briefed on:

* Imaging and content management
* Managed print services
* Corporate social networking and collaboration
* Hosted services and software as a service
* Cross-media marketing and personalisation
* Intelligent office automation
* Voice and data connectivity (Alcatel-Lucent)

The overall theme of the conference was: “We have arrived - the globe is linked”, which was inspired by the landing of the West Africa Cable System in February.

Bytes Technology Group Namibia demonstrated its Parrot Interactive Whiteboard solution, which has seen widespread adoption in boardrooms across Namibia.

The interactive whiteboard differentiates itself from the competition in a number of ways, not least of which is its diminutive size - it easily fits into a laptop bag alongside a laptop, with its dimensions of half an A4 page by 1cm. It is also flexible - it can project onto any surface and requires no fixtures.

The Telecom Namibia ICT Summit has proved so popular that 2011 is the first time it has been run over three days.

Bytes Namibia

Bytes Namibia ensures Bytes Technology Group's interests are brought to the fore, and customers' requirements are fulfilled in Windhoek and beyond. Bytes Namibia represents the full range of Xerox products, software and solutions, operating as an extension of Bytes Document Solutions. It ensures the full range of NCR products, solutions and services are managed to NCR's exacting standards. As an Alcatel-Lucent premium partner, the company also offers a comprehensive product range, service and support, along with a complete range of business communications solutions. Bytes Namibia is also the distributor for all NOR Paper products, and the distributor for all of Parrot's office products, including its interactive whiteboard solutions. Bytes Namibia is part of the larger JSE-listed Altron group.

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Predictive Communications Karen Heydenrych (083) 302 9494
Marius Venter (+27) 11 236 9561
Bytes Technology Group JC Kruger (+264) 61 27 44 00
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