Daily Archives: June 17, 2014
Although South African businesses seem to consider Green IT a low priority, there nevertheless is a strong demand for assistance in moving towards implementing dedicated Green IT budgets, strategies and solutions. This has created a huge gap in the market for IT service providers, says Hendrik Mansvelt, the University of Stellenbosch Business School’s (USB) 2013 top MBA student in his thesis on how the adoption of Green IT in South African can be advanced.
The inaugural FPSO Africa 2014 conference took place 10 – 11 June in Eko Hotel Lagos, Nigeria. The conference was the first gathering in the region to discuss FPSOs, attracting the likes of NNPC, NCDMB, FB Capital, Adepetun Caxton-Martins Agbor & Segun, GOGSPA Ghana and many more FPSO industry leaders in the region.
The company operates three international teleports in Europe and the Middle East, fourteen hubs/PoPs in Africa and two PoPs in Europe. In addition, Gilat Satcom is a shareholder in WIOCC, owners of the East African Submarine System (EASSy), and in the West Africa Cable System (WACS), with undersea fibre-optic cable systems connecting eastern and western Africa to the rest of the world. The company provides space segments over numerous satellites including Intelsat, Telesat, Hellas Sat, ABS, SES-NewSkies and others.