SITA sets aside sizeable investment to upgrade network
The State IT Agency confirms a R400 million investment to upgrade its core network infrastructure, to be completed in a five-year phased approach.
Ramaphosa to expedite SA Connect in broadband push
President Cyril Ramaphosa wants more people to participate in the ballooning digital economy, and pushes for the long-delayed project to be accelerated.
Home affairs deploys tech to fight snaking queues
The department tells Parliament that an online appointment system is in the works, as part of the intervention strategies to reduce long queues at its branches.
SITA rules out open source for DMRE software solution
The enterprise software tender for the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy rules out open source solutions.
SITA bets on e-system to curb procurement, tender woes
The State IT Agency looks to an electronic document management system to improve internal controls and accountability in procurement processes.
SA Connect targets speeds that are 10 times faster
The revised policy of the ambitious government broadband programme bumps up connectivity speeds from 10Mbps to 100Mbps, pending budget confirmation for phase two rollout.
Defence department’s site remains inaccessible
While the Department of Defence’s Web site has been offline since December, it promises it is working hard to get it up and running again.
Gijima scores R339m health tender
The contract will see the company provide a fully-managed health information system to the Gauteng Department of Health.
SITA’s repurposing business plan finalised, says administrator
The State IT Agency’s administrator, Luvuyo Keyise, details the thinking behind repurposing SITA, indicating the process is moving along swiftly.
SITA eyes automated processes amid tender backlog
Agency administrator Luvuyo Keyise says there’s no value-add to paper-based processes, as SITA looks to an electronically-driven procurement phase.
Government has high hopes for SITA’s reconfiguration
The State IT Agency’s reconfiguration process aims to position it beyond being a government procurement arm, says minister Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams.