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Local Loop Kills The Internet Star

South Africans have been led to believe that faster, cheaper Internet access is right on their doorsteps with the delivery of Seacom and the promise of other undersea cables being delivered within the next two years.

SPAR Cuts Shelf/Till Price Differential With E-Shelf Labelling From XON

Four SPAR retailers have slashed the error rate between their shelf and till pricing from 7% to near 0% through an electronic shelf labelling (ESL) solution supplied by XON Systems.

This follows the successful completion of a year-long pilot project at two SPARs in Rustenburg and Pinetown SUPERSPARS. 

SPAR has subsequently appointed XON Systems its preferred supplier for the Pricer electronic shelf labelling (ESL) solution for its almost 800 retail stores countrywide. 

Virtual Networks Balance Need For Access Against Demand For Security

Corporate IT departments have had to balance two seemingly mutually exclusive mandates - open access to corporate applications and resources, with increased access control and security.

XON Appoints Anthony Laing As The New Head Of Service Provider Networking

XON has appointed Anthony Laing to head up its service provider (SP) networking division, based on Juniper Networks equipment and services. 

Laing will spearhead XON’s drive into the African SP market, which is expected to grow significantly on the back of the undersea cable deployment along Africa’s east and west coasts.

XON Earns Microsoft Gold Certified Partner Status

XON Systems, the local black-empowered IT systems company, has been recognised for its excellence in delivering Microsoft solutions with Gold Certified Partner status.

Microsoft Gold Certified Partner status is awarded to certified partners that represent the highest level of competence and expertise with Microsoft technologies and have the closest working relationship with Microsoft.

"This status recognises us for our expertise and involvement with Microsoft over the years, and underpins our value proposition in this space," say Carel Coetzee, CEO of XON Group.

XON Named Juniper Enterprise Partner Of The Year At J-Partner Summit

Johannesburg, 5 November 2007 - XON Systems was named Juniper Networking’s Enterprise Partner of the Year at the company’s recent J-Partner training summit in Johannesburg. 

XON's success stems from its considerable contribution to growing Juniper's local opportunities and revenue. "We've been committed to the Juniper brand for the past three years and the investment is paying dividends," says Carel Coetzee, CEO of XON Group.

XON Grows Revenue By 80%

Privately held XON, the black-empowered ICT services and solutions company, has grown annual revenues by 80% and its bottom line by 140% to achieve almost R400 million rand in revenue.  

This growth, during generally tough economic times, is a result of maturing prior investment in infrastructure, partners and skills. 

XON Earns Juniper Elite J-Partner Status

XON, the black-empowered solutions and infrastructure company, has been awarded Juniper Networks Elite Service Provider status, an award that positions the company strongly as a solutions

SPAR Leads SA In Electronic Shelf Labelling

SPAR South Africa is leading the way locally in the deployment of electronic shelf labelling. This is the report from Rick Wheeler, group retail systems manager at JSE-listed SPAR.

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Electronic shelf labelling gives customers more confidence in the accuracy of pricing; and store owners can operate their stores more efficiently.

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