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Interview - The impact of Microsoft’s data centres on businesses and the country

By Ryan Noik 7 March 2019

In the wake of yesterday’s announcement about Microsoft’s new data centers going live, we sat down with the MD of Microsoft South Africa, Lillian Barnard, and Yousef Khalidi, corporate vice president of Azure... FULL STORY >

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Microsoft opens new data centres, details investment programme

By Ryan Noik 6 March 2019

It has been a while coming, but Microsoft’s new enterprise grade Azure Cloud regions in Johannesburg and Cape Town were officially announced today at their headquarters in Bryanston along with the details of an investment... FULL STORY >

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Microsoft South Africa announces new MD

By Ryan Noik 14 January 2019

Microsoft South Africa announced today that Lillian Barnard will be taking over the reigns as MD from the 1 March, following the resignation of Zoaib Hoosen. FULL STORY >

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Five tips for choosing the right digital device for the classroom

By Opinion 17 January 2018

By Colin Erasmus, OEM Lead at Microsoft South Africa FULL STORY >

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Will you lose your job to a robot?

By Press Release 15 September 2016

Angela Schaerer, Teacher Engagement lead at Microsoft South Africa, unpacks the future of any job in the era of the revolution that technology has forced some occupancies to face. FULL STORY >

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City of Joburg and Microsoft South Africa partner to train one million people in digital literacy

By Press Release 27 July 2016

Aiming to teach one million Johannesburg citizens the necessary digital skills for today's jobs, the City of Joburg and Microsoft Soth Africa have partnered to assist the Vulindlel'eJozi Youth... FULL STORY >

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Microsoft launches online store in South Africa

By Staff Writer 8 December 2015

Microsoft South Africa has launched its official online store in the country. FULL STORY >

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Microsoft SA bringing first wave of Windows 10 devices to local shores

By Staff Writer 8 December 2015

As part of its #MicrosoftSummer campaign, the company is launching a number of its new Windows 10 devices in South Africa in coming weeks. FULL STORY >

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Microsoft envisions empowered future for educators and students

By Staff Writer 29 September 2015

As part of its cloud-first, mobile-first vision, Microsoft has detailed its plans to bring more technology into the classroom in an effort to better equip both teachers and learners. FULL STORY >

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Microsoft Big Data Art Exhibition now on show in Sandton City

By Staff Writer 19 June 2015

Officially unveiled last night, and on show for the next two weeks in Sandton City, Microsoft commissioned six local artists to showcase their interpretation of Big Data. FULL STORY >

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Looking to the cloud for light in the darkness

By Staff Writer 1 June 2015

Tracey Newman, SMB Lead at Microsoft South Africa believes that the adoption of cloud-based services will provide a viable solution to the growing power problem in SA. FULL STORY >

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Microsoft SA and the ever-evolving enterprise mobility landscape

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 20 May 2015

TechSmart Business chats to Anthony Doherty of Microsoft South Africa, as he details the company's view on the local enterprise mobility space and their engagements thereof. FULL STORY >

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TechSmart Business - Tech News

By Staff Writer 18 July 2014

We provide a quick roundup of the key stories gripping the tech world this month, as the HTC One (M8) launches in SA, Microsoft SA name its new MD and Amazon battles to keep its drones in the air. FULL STORY >

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Microsoft SA names Zoaib Hoosen as new MD

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 1 July 2014

Microsoft SA has named Zoaib Hoosen as its new Managing Director effective immediately, with outgoing MD, Mteto Nyati focusing on growth across Microsoft's Middle East and African emerging markets. FULL STORY >

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Microsoft partners with Jobs Fund to boost employment

By Ryan Noik 7 June 2013

Microsoft South Africa, together with government's Jobs Fund, has announced that it will train more than 3 000 unemployed graduates with the aim of enabling them to obtain permanent employment. FULL STORY >

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