FAST-GROWING Zimbabwean new-generation know-how corporate, Tano Virtual Answers Crew, has got South Africa-headquartered Altron Botswana and Altron Mozambique as a part of its enlargement technique in a transfer this is more likely to outcome within the endeavor changing into one of the crucial greatest know-how firms within the area.
Tano managing director Wallen Mangere showed the purchase of Altron Botswana and Mozambique in November closing 12 months as a part of the entity’s growth technique.
The corporate’s turnover after the purchase can be price greater than part 1000000000 rand.
“Tano took over the Botswana and Mozambique trade on November 1, 2022 after approval by means of the contest government in each nations,” Mangere mentioned.
Altron is a Johannesburg Inventory Change (JSE)-listed corporate with a marketplace capitalisation of just about R4 billion and is among the biggest know-how firms in Africa with an instantaneous presence in South Africa, the Center East and Europe.
Altron supplies cutting edge answers throughout a spread of verticals, which deal with demanding situations going through communities in South Africa and past.
“The takeover of Altron offers Tano regional presence. It additionally offers Tano a robust presence within the monetary products and services sector, particularly in Botswana and Mozambique, the place the entire primary banks at the moment are our shoppers,” Mangere mentioned.
“The purchase brings new product choices within the type of quite a lot of OEM partnerships like Oracle NCR, CISCO, XEROX
“Tano in an instant turns into one of the crucial greater IT firms within the area.”
He added: “Our need is to be a regional know-how powerhouse as we keep growing and input new markets.
“We’re these days taking a look at two or 3 different acquisitions in east and central Africa as we pursue our growth ambitions
“We are hoping we will be able to be in 3 further markets by means of the tip of 2023.”
Mangere mentioned Tano used to be motivated to move regional after realising that its product providing had a spot in different markets “and rising by means of acquisition used to be a planned technique”.
Tano is a 100% Zimbabwe-owned and controlled corporate, with the aspiration of being the technology-related products and services spouse of selection around the African continent.
Tano administrators have huge business and know-how revel in, inside the area and out of the country.
Mentioned staff finance director Tanaka Pasipanodya: “The wealth of revel in that is living in our personnel and control has been key to the luck of our organisation.”
Tano leverages offshore capacity via strategic partnerships and relationships with different resolution suppliers.
Altron has appointed Tano as a grasp reseller that may resell the Altron merchandise and answers.
Mangere didn’t expose how a lot Tano purchased Altron for, most effective pronouncing the deal used to be truthful and would give Tano a bodily presence in South Africa, Zimbabwe, Botswana and Mozambique.
Tano provides endeavor useful resource making plans answers to each small to medium and large-scale enterprises, a centralised product that synchronises and integrates all functionalities and departments in an organization.
The award-winning corporate addresses key know-how necessities for purchasers in each SAP, IBM, Lenovo HPE and Huawei worlds, serving as a one-stop resolution supplier.
In Zimbabwe, Tano is a value-added reseller and an authorized products and services spouse of SAP, the sector’s biggest supplier of endeavor software tool with over 230 million cloud customers, greater than 100 answers overlaying all trade purposes and the most important cloud portfolio of any supplier.