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PAN European Distributor Nuvias has formed an exclusive partnership with local distributor Hardware Distribution to distribute their products into the Southern Africa channel.   Nuvias ventured with Hardware Distribution to give them presence in Southern Africa and because of our long history of customer care/excellence, our experience in the local distribution market, and our solid well-earned reputation.”   says Gail Holt, Managing Director. Hardware […]

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Hardware Distribution contributes to the Limpopo Cyber Café

Hardware Distribution is proud to have contributed R120 000 to a new cyber café in Maruleng Limpopo, South Africa.

The cyber café is the work of the Phedisang Project which was started in the 1990s to address the growing number of orphans and vulnerable children in the Maruleng district of Limpopo. This was caused by many factors but primarily the effects […] Read more…

Hardware Distribution is proud to have contributed R120 000 to a new cyber café in Maruleng Limpopo, South Africa. The cyber café is the work of the Phedisang Project which was started in the 1990s to address the growing number of orphans and vulnerable children in the Maruleng district of Limpopo. This was caused by many factors but primarily the effects […]

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100G Green Transceivers require 30% less power to operate

The ProLabs line of Green Transceivers utilises new technologies which result in 30% less power consumed than a typical transceiver, all the while offering the same performance.  The technology used is Silicon Optical Bench, SiOB, which relies on free-space optical interconnect technology eliminating the need for the optical lens. This results in maximum power consumption of 2.5W and typical of […] Read more…

The ProLabs line of Green Transceivers utilises new technologies which result in 30% less power consumed than a typical transceiver, all the while offering the same performance.  The technology used is Silicon Optical Bench, SiOB, which relies on free-space optical interconnect technology eliminating the need for the optical lens. This results in maximum power consumption of 2.5W and typical of […]

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Using multiplexing to solve business challenges

We live in an information age and need constant access to our data, be it via the internet or across our corporate campus.  We are currently being asked for faster and more reliable connectivity between the users and the residence of the data which can often prove problematic.

To increase capacity we could purchase more managed data circuits from connectivity providers, […] Read more…

We live in an information age and need constant access to our data, be it via the internet or across our corporate campus.  We are currently being asked for faster and more reliable connectivity between the users and the residence of the data which can often prove problematic. To increase capacity we could purchase more managed data circuits from connectivity providers, […]

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Polycom and Vodacom Partner on Hosted Video Offering

HardwareDistribution and Polycom have donated a RealPresence Debut to Vodacom to help them effectively demonstrate the benefits of utilising Vodacom’s new Conference Connect hosted video platform.

Vodacom’s Conference Connect is a hosted video collaboration software solution that enables businesses to collaborate with other businesses or individuals, independent of application, system or device.

Conference Connect can be used on a PC or Notebook […] Read more…

HardwareDistribution and Polycom have donated a RealPresence Debut to Vodacom to help them effectively demonstrate the benefits of utilising Vodacom’s new Conference Connect hosted video platform. Vodacom’s Conference Connect is a hosted video collaboration software solution that enables businesses to collaborate with other businesses or individuals, independent of application, system or device. Conference Connect can be used on a PC or Notebook […]

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HardwareDistribution joins FTTH Council

HardwareDistribution are proud to announce that it has become a member of the FTTH Council of South Africa. Established in 2010, the FTTH Council Africa is an independent, not for profit organisation and active member of the Fibre Council Global Alliance (FCGA) alongside the FTTH Council Europe, Asia Pacific, North America, Middle East and North Africa.

The FTTH Council Africa believes […] Read more…

HardwareDistribution are proud to announce that it has become a member of the FTTH Council of South Africa. Established in 2010, the FTTH Council Africa is an independent, not for profit organisation and active member of the Fibre Council Global Alliance (FCGA) alongside the FTTH Council Europe, Asia Pacific, North America, Middle East and North Africa. The FTTH Council Africa believes […]

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Pivotal Data becomes Africa’s first Polycom Hosted Voice Platinum Partner

Pivotal Data, a leader in the hosted Contact Centre and IP-PBX market, has been awarded Platinum Partner Status for Polycom’s Hosted Voice Programme – the first African company to achieve this prestigious partner status.

The Platinum Partner Status is the highest accreditation in Polycom’s Hosted Voice partner programme, and according to Gail Holt, the Managing Director of Hardware Group, a local […] Read more…

Pivotal Data, a leader in the hosted Contact Centre and IP-PBX market, has been awarded Platinum Partner Status for Polycom’s Hosted Voice Programme – the first African company to achieve this prestigious partner status. The Platinum Partner Status is the highest accreditation in Polycom’s Hosted Voice partner programme, and according to Gail Holt, the Managing Director of Hardware Group, a local […]

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