South Africa’s ICT management and managed services provider Integr8 has earned accredition from Topco Media as one of the country’s ‘Top Empowered Organisations’ and recognition in Impumelelo, SA’s Top Empowered Companies, as a front-runner in its sector.
Topco Media is an established events and publishing house focused on business-to-business (B2B) communication. Impumelelo is one of Topco Media’s offerings and serves as a definitive guide to transformation through black economic empowerment.
Topco Media’s CEO Ralf Fletcher confirmed that the ICT services company met with specific criteria to achieve the qualification. Criteria included empowerment credentials (B-BBEE scorecard), financial performance (positive growth) and Triple Bottom Line (Social, Economic and Environment).
Integr8 uses its high-tech digital hub, namely the Integr8 Nerve Centre, to provide a comprehensive portfolio of managed ICT services to domestic and international clients. The Company’s overall offering covers support services, financial services, managed services and Cloud Computing. It is designed to assist businesses to acquire, implement and leverage off technology to enhance operations, improve decision making and gain competitive advantage.
Managed services include infrastructure management, converged communications, connectivity, ISP services, disaster recovery, security and storage. The Company’s expertise also extends to the Cloud computing paradigm and includes video conferencing, VoIP and international calling, managed hosting and IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service).
Robert Sussman, joint CEO of Integr8, says the inclusion in Impumelelo proves that the domestic technology services industry is growing, becoming more competitive and features opportunity for service providers with the expertise, knowledge and determination to meet a need in the market.