Bytes People Solutions receives Huawei “Best Service Partner 2016” Award
Altron disposes of Crabtree to Siemens AG as part of its strategy to divest of it manufacturing assets and focus on its core information technology businesses
Bytes Managed Solutions wins Asian Banker Technology Innovation Award with NCR and Nedbank
Bytes Technology Group sells 51% stake in its Bytes Conference Centre business to empowerment group IYAVAYA HR Solutions, a black woman and managed company providing specialist services in the fields of Black Economic Empowerment, employment equity, skills development, health and safety, and staffing strategies and solutions
Altron joins Nokia global partner programme enabling Altron to market, distribute and service Nokia’s network solutions portfolio to enterprise and public sector customers as a direct reseller and systems integrator
Altron’s Bytes UK Acquires Phoenix Software - Bytes UK, a wholly-owned subsidiary of South African JSE-listed technology company Altron, has acquired UK-based IT reseller Phoenix Software, an end-to-end IT solutions provider with a solid 27-year history. The combined entity will have revenues of £400 million and about 480 employees, enabling it to become an important scale partner to many of the major global IT vendors, and to work with clients across all sectors.
Altron acquires Australian fleet logistics operation - As part of its strategy to strengthen its position in international markets, JSE listed Allied Electronics Corporation Limited (Altron) today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Altech Netstar, had acquired 100% of the shareholding of Fleet Logistics (Pty) Ltd, an Australian fleet management business based in New South Wales, Australia. Trading as EZY2C, the company specialises in fleet management solutions for local government, the car rental industry, and commercial customers.
Altron disposes of Crabtree to Siemens AG, subject to regulatory approval - JSE listed Allied Electronics Corporation Limited (Altron) today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Power Technologies Proprietary Limited (Powertech), has entered into an agreement whereby it will dispose of Crabtree Electrical Accessories (Crabtree) to Siemens AG. Crabtree produces and distributes low-voltage components for the South African construction market, including light switches, power outlets, cable routing systems, and adapters. The disposal of Crabtree is part of the implementation of Altron’s business strategy to focus on its information technology and telecommunications business and exit its manufacturing operations. The transaction is subject to the grant of approvals by the relevant competition authorities.
Altron appoints new Group Chief Executive - JSE listed Allied Electronics Corporation Limited (Altron) today announced the appointment of Mr Mteto Nyati, a respected ICT executive and business leader, as its new Group Chief Executive. Nyati was previously the Chief Executive Officer for MTN South Africa and brings a wealth of experience to the Group. He joined MTN as Group Chief Enterprise Officer in October 2014, after working at Microsoft South Africa since 2008. At Microsoft, Nyati served as Managing Director for the South African operations, and also had a short stint as the group’s General Manager for the MEA Emerging Regions. Prior to that he was the Director of IBM Global Technology Services at IBM South Africa.
Altron announces Interim Financial Results - During the past six months the continuing operations of JSE-listed Allied Electronics Corporation Limited (Altron) presented a significantly improved performance with a 5%* increase in revenue to R6.8 billion and a 19%* increase in EBITDA to R501million. This growth was driven by the performance of the Group’s international operations. (*Constant currency information)