ICT-WORKS WINS THE DUBE TRADEPORT iCONNECT AWARD FOR THE ALTERNATE INTEGRATOR ON THE PLATFORM FOR THE SECOND YEAR RUNNING

South African 100% Black-women owned and managed ICT company wins the Alternate Integrator platform award for the second time.

ICT- Works has once again won the Dube Tradeport Company’s iConnect Award, after doing so for the first time last year. This award is in acknowledgment of the assistance given in the creation of an alternative virtualisation platform, using Oracle Virtual Machine (OVM). Platform virtualization include the creation and use of software and hardware packagesdesigned to replicate the whole physical computer machine, often providing multiple virtual machines onto one physical platform. This type of system is important to Dube iConnect as it facilitates their overall Data Centre service offering.

Dube iConnect is a world-class telecommunications, voice and broadband ICT platform, digitally linking business enterprises with each other and the world. This includes precinct-based businesses and those surrounding the precinct. It is a fully licenced ICASA service provider and supports direct connection to high-speed international gateways through commercial partnerships with Tier 1 service providers with points of presence onsite.

Dube iConnect’s Data Centre – with infrastructure offering advanced virtualisation platforms – incorporates Cisco UCS blade architecture and EMC storage, providing resellers with an infrastructure service platform on which they are able to offer hosted solutions to the market.

The Data Centre also offers colocation (off-site data storage), comprising Modrac rackspace in a secure environment. Disaster Recovery solutions may also be offered through the reseller base.

Dube iConnect’s Local Cloud offering provides user with a local, secure and effortlessly accessible environment. With all client data locally stored at Dube TradePort, response times are swift, the risk of network connectivity problems are significantly reduced and client data is immediately available through Dube iConnect’s authorised resellers.

ICT-Works is very proud to be a partner in the provision of these world-class services that aim to accelerate availability of new-age services to South African businesses operating and excelling in a global market environment.