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Specialist business unit, Bytes Security Powered by Performanta, brings leading information security solutions to Africa

Bytes Systems Integration, a specialist outsource service provider and end to end ICT systems integrator and part of the JSE-listed Altron Group, has announced a joint venture with the Performanta...

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Thu, 03/23/2017

Creative Brands creates competitive edge with Xerox

Cape Town based Creative Brands, a corporate branding and printing company, has added a Xerox X1000 Digital Colour Press to its range of industry-leading printing, packaging and design technology...

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Thu, 03/23/2017

The Print Place adds creative versatility with Xerox

Full-service print specialists The Print Place in Goodwood, Cape Town, has purchased a Xerox Versant 80 Press to add to its digital, litho, screen and specialist printing equipment.
Supplied...

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Thu, 03/16/2017

Seychelles Xerox distributor VCS celebrates 25th anniversary

The VCS Group of Companies celebrated its 25th anniversary at a red carpet event at the Kempinski Seychelles Resort in Mahé, which was attended by over 200 employees and guests.
VCS, a Xerox...

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Thu, 03/16/2017

Altron appoints new Group Chief Executive

(courtesy of Mteto Nyati - Twitter) 
JSE listed Allied Electronics Corporation Limited (Altron) today announced the appointment of Mr Mteto Nyati, a respected ICT executive and business...

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Wed, 03/08/2017

Bytes Technology Group partners with empowerment group

Bytes Technology Group has sold a 51% stake in its Bytes Conference Centre business to empowerment group IYAVAYA HR Solutions (Pty) Ltd., a 51% black woman owned and managed company providing...

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Tue, 02/21/2017

Boksburg Printers gets con-Versant with digital printing solutions

By maintaining its focus on innovation with the new Xerox Versant 2100, the company has boosted production levels and turnaround times.
Having been in business since 1949, Boksburg Printers...

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Wed, 02/01/2017

Bytes Managed Solutions appoints new Business Development Executive

Bytes Managed Solutions, part of the Altron group of companies, is pleased to announce the appointment of Naeem Seedat as Business Development Executive. This is part of the organisation’s ongoing...

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Fri, 01/27/2017

Altron joins Nokia Global Partner Program

Celebrating the Nokia partnership, are (from left standing), Patrick Hastings (Bytes Systems Integration), Dr Willie Oosthuysen (Altron), Wael Aglan (Nokia), Tim Ellis (Altron), and JT Engelbrecht...

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Mon, 01/23/2017

Xerox renews Lions sponsorship

Bytes Document Solutions and Xerox have announced they will be extending their sponsorship contract with the Golden Lions Rugby Union (GLRU) for an additional three years. This includes the title...

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Fri, 01/20/2017

Bytes Managed Solutions appoints new Business Enablement and Transformation Executive

Bytes Managed Solutions, part of the Altron group of companies, is pleased to announce the appointment of Abdut Rahmani as its new Business Enablement and Transformation Executive. 
This is...

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Thu, 01/19/2017

Hot Ink continues upmarket investment with Xerox

Hot Ink continues upmarket investment with Xerox

From left: Byn Whithair of Cape Office Machines with Hot Ink's Jurens Joubert, Nic Johnson and Lisa Saville
Cape Town's renowned high...

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Tue, 11/08/2016

Biometric ATMs: secure if the right technology is used

Biometric ATMs: secure if the right technology is used
A number of recent articles indicate that illegal technology can easily be purchased that can allow criminals to "steal" biometric...

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Thu, 11/03/2016

Altron’s sees positive results from new strategic direction

JSE listed Allied Electronics Corporation Limited (Altron) today announced its interim results for the six-month period ended 31 August 2016. 
As part of Altron’s strategy to refocus the...

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Wed, 10/19/2016

Revprint Tokai powers up with Xerox

Revprint Tokai, the all-in-one print and design shop located in Cape Town, has continued its digital printing expansion with a new Xerox Versant 80 press from Cape Office Machines, one of Bytes...

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Tue, 10/18/2016

Kwa-Mashu end-user computing learnership yields exponential results

According to the tenth annual Manpower Group global talent shortage report, employers worldwide have consistently reported difficulty hiring right-skilled talent. And this trend shows no sign of...

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Wed, 10/05/2016

You never have to make a bad decision again

We are probably living in the most defining period of human history, characterised by the move in computing from large mainframes to PCs to cloud. What makes this period exciting for someone like...

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Tue, 10/04/2016

Xerox named a Document Workflow Services Leader in IDC MarketScape Report

Xerox has been recognized as a leader in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Document Workflow Services Hardcopy 2016 Vendor Assessment.¹ This marks the sixth year that Xerox has held a leadership...

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Fri, 09/30/2016

Xerox tops Quocirca Managed Print Services Market Landscape

Xerox has maintained the leadership position in worldwide managed print services (MPS), according to the latest market landscape report by analyst research group Quocirca. The 2016 rankings mark...

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Fri, 08/05/2016

Joining the conversation dots

Connected online communities can be a wonderful source of information and improved engagement, provided that companies can harness the spirit of social media platforms through software support....

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Mon, 08/01/2016

Lighthouse Print appointed as Zimbabwean Xerox distributor

Bytes Document Solutions has appointed Lighthouse Print as an authorised Xerox distributor in Zimbabwe, in line with the company’s identification of the country as key to its growth strategy on...

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Mon, 07/25/2016

Digital Colour Centre goes uptown with Xerox

 
Digital Colour Centre, a well-established digital print and design shop in Cape Town’s CBD precinct, has purchased a Xerox Versant 80 Press from Cape Office Machines and Bytes Document...

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Thu, 07/14/2016

Zero Plus unveils first EFI LED printer in SA

Leading one-stop communications, printing and design services company Zero Plus has unveiled the first EFI H1625 LED printer in South Africa, acquired from EFI’s sub-Saharan partner Bytes Document...

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Wed, 07/13/2016

Bytes Document Solutions explores Xerox innovation at drupa 2016

 More automation, integration and value-add
Following the resounding success of drupa 2016, the massive printing industry event held in Düsseldorf, Germany, authorised Xerox distributor...

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Wed, 07/13/2016

Xerox business partner Gerox Trading wins Concessionaire of the Year

Bloemfontein-based Gerox Trading, a Xerox business partner, has been named Concessionaire of the Year at the recent Bytes Document Solutions Sales Honours and Achievers Awards. The award is based...

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Thu, 06/30/2016

VCS to showcase Xerox solutions at Seychelles’ National Show

VCS, the authorised Xerox distributor for the Seychelles, has chosen the National Show as a platform from which to showcase its latest Xerox technologies and offerings.
As a platform for...

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Fri, 06/24/2016

Med-e-Mass partners with City of Johannesburg to roll-out eHealth@Joburg to benefit patients

Med-e-Mass, part of the Altron group of companies and a leading developer of management applications for the healthcare industry, has partnered with the City of Johannesburg to improve healthcare...

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Fri, 06/24/2016

Mauritian company Harel Mallac Bureatique wins BDS Africa Distributor award

Long-term Xerox partner and leading Mauritian print solutions provider Harel Mallac Bureautique was named Africa Operations Distributor of the Year at the Bytes Document Solutions Sales Honours...

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Mon, 06/20/2016

Dynamic team leads transformation and enablement at Bytes Managed Solutions

 

As Bytes Managed Solutions, part of the Altron group of companies, continues to strengthen its structures, a dynamic team has been announced to drive its Business Transformation and...

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Wed, 06/15/2016

Xerox puts inkjet within reach of more print providers

At drupa, new platforms, products and inks frame inkjet's future.
Despite the promise of inkjet technology, many print providers struggle with embracing it because of cost and other...

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Mon, 06/13/2016

Xerox App Studio wins ‘Outstanding Achievement in Innovation’ Award

One of the world’s leading independent evaluators of document imaging software, hardware and services, BLI, has named Xerox Corporation as the latest recipient of its ‘Outstanding Achievement in...

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Mon, 06/13/2016

Bytes Document Solutions brings Xerox MPS training to Africa

A true Managed print service (MPS) can help companies optimise their print environment, reduce print related expenditure and increase efficiency. To enable customers to take advantage of the...

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Wed, 06/08/2016

Joining the conversation dots

Connected online communities can be a wonderful source of information and improved engagement, provided that companies can harness the spirit of social media platforms through software support....

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Tue, 06/07/2016

Bytes Managed Solutions commits to service excellence with appointment of new Service Account Management Executive

Louis Dell, Service Account Management Executive, pictured above.
Bytes Managed Solutions, a member of the Altron group of companies, is pleased to announce the appointment of Louis Dell as...

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Mon, 06/06/2016

Bytes Managed Solutions appoints new Retail, Petroleum and Hospitality Solutions Lead

Pictured above is Paul Grayling, Bytes Managed Solutions Retail, Petroleum and Hospitality Solutions lead.
Bytes Managed Solutions, part of the Altron group of companies, is pleased to...

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Mon, 06/06/2016

Document management trends: Cloud and mobility key drivers

Document management is one of those traditional areas of business that seems to remain the same, year in and year out. However, this is not, in fact, the case. It is actually a vibrant and...

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Fri, 05/27/2016

From print provider to marketing service provider

Printing has been around for what seems like forever - and even though the popularity of printed material hasn't diminished in the face of widespread digitisation, the maturity of the market means...

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Thu, 05/26/2016

Contact centres they are a-changing

Contact centres they are a-changing
The days of direct sales agents cold-calling unsuspecting members of the public with irrelevant offers are numbered. Technology and customer-centricity...

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Mon, 05/23/2016

Print Express Online takes next step with Xerox

Print Express Online, South Africa’s leading online business stationery printer, has taken the next step in its expansion strategy with the purchase of a new Xerox Colour C70 printer from Cape...

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Wed, 05/04/2016

New Direction for Bytes Managed Solutions as Fourie van der Merwe is appointed MD

Bytes Managed Solutions (Bytes MS), part of the Altron group of companies and the sole distributor of NCR products in South Africa, is pleased to announce the appointment of Fourie van der Merwe...

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Wed, 04/20/2016

Xerox launches new digital colour revolution with the iGen 5 press

 

For print service providers, the days of having to pick productivity over accuracy, speed over quality or outsourcing over in-house are in the past. The imminent launch in South Africa of...

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Tue, 04/19/2016

Silver Banana goes to town with Xerox

From left-to-right, Marc Wyner owner of Silver Banana with Cape Office's Bryn Whithair
 
Silver Banana, one of Cape Town’s best known digital printers, has upgraded its CBD operations...

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Thu, 04/14/2016

Xerox launches two new inkjet presse

 
To help print providers capitalise on inkjet’s growing momentum, Xerox announced it will launch two new inkjet presses, the Xerox Brenva HD Production Inkjet Press and the Xerox Trivor...

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Wed, 04/06/2016

Bytes Universal Systems offers new solutions for business intelligence using Tableau Software

Bytes Universal Systems today announced that it has entered into a partnership agreement with Tableau Software – the global leader in rapid-fire, easy-to-use business analytics software. 
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Tue, 04/05/2016

Circular to Altron Shareholders - 22 March 216

The Disposal by Power Technologies Proprietary Limited of 75% of its 70% equityinterest in Aberdare Cables Proprietary Limited; and the Disposal by Aberdare Cables International Holdings...

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Tue, 03/22/2016

Xerox announces advancements to ConnectKey technology

Xerox ConnectKey Technology Boosts Office Productivity with Innovative Apps and Expanded Capabilities for MFPs
Xerox has announced it’s expanding what multifunction printers (MFPs) can do in...

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Fri, 03/11/2016

Bytes Managed Solutions Implements Astea’s Service Management and Mobile Workforce Solution Suite to Power its Service Transformation Initiative

Bytes Managed Solutions implemented the Astea Alliance service management and mobile workforce optimisation platform in August 2015 to gain additional efficiencies, support the company’s “green”...

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Wed, 03/02/2016

Harel Mallac Bureautique makes Xerox MPS available in Mauritius

A long-term Xerox partner and leading Mauritian print solutions provider Harel Mallac Bureautique (HMB) has further enhanced its value proposition by investing in the necessary skills to achieve...

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Wed, 02/24/2016

Xerox will have the Lions’ backs in 2016

Bytes Document Solutions (BDS) and Xerox, have announced that they will be an additional sponsor for the Vodacom Super Rugby competition in 2016 and will take up a position on the back of the...

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Wed, 02/24/2016

Printing isn’t dying, it’s developing

Digitisation is disrupting many industries, including publishing as people now absorb their newspapers and books online.Strangely though, the amount of material being printed isn’t falling, it’s...

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Fri, 02/12/2016

Andrew Brown appointed as successor to Peter Kennedy, MediSwitch

MediSwitch, the leader in the transmission of electronic healthcare transactions, has announced the appointment of Andrew Brown as Managing Executive following the retirement of long-time...

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Wed, 02/03/2016

Altech NuPay acquires Delter IT Services and extends reach in microfinance market

Altech NuPay, part of the Altron group of companies and the leader in managed electronic payment solutions, announced today the acquisition of Delter IT Services, a microfinance software...

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Mon, 12/14/2015

Altron appoints Andrew Holden as successor to Rob Abraham

JSE listed Allied Electronics Corporation Limited (Altron) has announced the appointment of Andrew Holden as Operations Executive: Information Technology, following the retirement of long-time...

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Tue, 12/01/2015

GovernmentPrinting

Vision Press speeds up government printing with Xerox
Vision Press, the 100 percent black-owned printing and design company based in Mafikeng, North West Province, has bolstered its...

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Mon, 11/30/2015

Bytes Document Solutions boosts MPS delivery with key appointment

With the increased focus on the delivery of managed print services (MPS) to meet burgeoning market demand, Bytes Document Solutions (BDS) has appointed James Kelly to the position of MPS manager....

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Wed, 11/25/2015

Kustom first in Cape Town with Xerox Versant 80 digital colour press

Kustom Digital Print, a new creative printing, production and design company based at the Upper East Side complex in Woodstock, has unveiled the first Xerox Versant 80 digital colour press in Cape...

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Mon, 11/23/2015

DIGIPrint Zambia wins Xerox MPS accreditation

Leading Zambian print solutions provider DIGIprint has further enhanced its value proposition by investing in the necessary skills and processes to achieve Xerox Managed Print Services (MPS)...

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Thu, 11/12/2015

Wizardz Tyger Valley makes magic with Xerox

Wizardz Tyger Valley, the independently-owned print and design store located at the heart of Cape Town’s northern suburbs, has recorded its highest ever monthly turnover since the introduction of...

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Tue, 11/10/2015

Xerox first for All @ One Stop

The first all-in-one design and print shop in Cape Town’s exclusive Atlantic seaboard suburb of Sea Point, All @ One Stop, has officially opened for business sporting a range of new Xerox printers...

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Tue, 11/10/2015

Bytes implements Kronos at Lenmed

Lenmed Health Group, a leading independent provider of healthcare services, has chosen to implement Kronos workforce management at all hospitals in South Africa. Kronos business partner, Bytes...

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Thu, 11/05/2015

Live Print brings printing to life with Xerox

Live Print, a full service walk-in and e-commerce print shop, has expanded its product portfolio with a new Xerox C70 digital press from Bytes Document Solutions, Xerox’s largest distributor...

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Mon, 11/02/2015

Xerox shines at International Print & Pack Expo

The third International Print & Pack Expo, held at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre (KICC) drew large crowds with the Xerox stand being the major drawcard due to the live...

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Mon, 10/26/2015

MediSwitch launches LifeDoc™, the first independent personal health record in South Africa

There are few things as frustrating as struggling to remember or keep track of important health-related information, whether in an emergency, a doctor’s consultation or when filling in forms. Now...

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Wed, 10/14/2015

Nedbank chooses Bytes and Volante’s VolPay Foundation as part of its payment infrastructure to accelerate ISO 20022 adoption

Partnering with Volante and Bytes as part of the bank’s payment infrastructure modernisation program to support new services and newly mandated instruments including Authenticated Collections in...

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Mon, 10/05/2015

Kustom 1st in Cape Town with Xerox Versant 80 Digital Colour Press

Kustom Digital Print, a new creative printing, production and design company based at the Upper East Side complex in Woodstock, has unveiled the first Xerox Versant 80 digital colour press in Cape...

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Tue, 09/22/2015

House of Print purchases South Africa’s first Xerox 1000i

Staying on the sharp end of digital printing evolution, Johannesburg’s House of Print has purchased the first Xerox 1000i press to be introduced in sub-Sahara Africa.  Supplied by Bytes Document...

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Mon, 09/14/2015

Asset Print goes full service with Xerox

Asset Print goes full service with Xerox
Xerox Colour 1000 makes Asset Print the only digital-to-litho shopfront in Cape Town.
When you first step through the unassuming doorway on...

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Tue, 09/08/2015