Altron eyes ZAR 100 mln from Microsoft software licensing deal

Friday 25 October 2019 | 10:49 CET | News
South Africa's Altron is targeting ZAR100 million from its recently signed software licensing partnership with Microsoft, ITWeb reported. Group chief executive Mteto Nyati told ITWeb that the integration of Altron Karabina, acquired during FY19, was slower than expected, but the acquisition remains strategically relevant to the group, given the unit's capabilities in the fast-growth cloud and data analytics environment. 

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Companies: Altron / EOH / Microsoft
Countries: South Africa
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