Aug 14, 2020

AI recognition platform digitises coronavirus management

NEC XON is using the NeoFace Watch facial recognition platform and specialised thermography cameras that include optical lenses to measure skin temperature and visually identify employees and visitors to its premises.


NEC XON appoints managed services specialist

The company has appointed Mariëtte Hattingh as GM of Services to modernise its managed services portfolio into 4IR-relevant solutions for its clients.


Ikhwezi Bus Service deploys AI-driven wireless network

The company has deployed an AI-driven wireless network from NEC XON based on Mist Systems, a Juniper Networks company.

May 12, 2020

Energy needs new models in a post-lockdown SA

Meeting the need for cost-effective and reliable energy in homes that are essentially distributed operating units of businesses will require zero cost, zero risk business models to support them, says Wessel Wessels, head of sales of NEC XON’s Alternative Energy division.

May 6, 2020

This is how you digitalise for long-term success

To transform our businesses means extracting deeper value in future from the tools and materials many of us crave because of the global pandemic, says Gregg Sanders, head of digital transformation at NEC XON.

Apr 28, 2020

NEC’s open source 5G network could stimulate Africa’s economy

Open source, virtualised 5G overcomes the cost barrier because you don’t have the prohibitive costs of being locked in to a single vendor’s proprietary gear as they try to recover their investment, says Anthony Laing, GM of Networking at NEC XON.

Apr 22, 2020

AWS lights up Cape data centre region to rival Microsoft in SA

US-based tech giant Amazon Web Services has announced the opening of the AWS Africa (Cape Town) Region.

Apr 22, 2020

NEC XON appoints new COO to grow African market share

Viven Bhowani will oversee the company’s transition as it explores growth opportunities in Sub-Saharan, East and West African markets.

Apr 14, 2020

Innovations that make IOT smart

IOT becomes more useful the more devices you integrate, the more you connect the sensors together, the more you analyse the information and apply structure and cognition to it, says Gregg Sanders, head of digital transformation at NEC XON.

Mar 31, 2020

Shared risk opens up Africa's solar energy opportunities

There is now a zero-risk, zero-cost way to establish renewable energy in Africa, says Wessel Wessels, head of sales, Alternative Energy at NEC XON.

Feb 11, 2020

Five ways to combat corporate espionage drones

It’s a myth that nothing can be done about “the drone menace” and its threat to corporate security.

Oct 25, 2019

Why you need managed services for IOT security

Growing complexity and subsequent changes to the network create complicated challenges that exceed the capabilities of under-resourced IT departments.

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