Integr8 receives the most innovative ICT company in Africa award
December 11, 2009 in Company News
The African ICT Achiever Awards named Integri8 the innovative ICT company of the year in the African region and its founder, Robert Sussman, the Overall Individual winner, among other service providers including MTN, FNB, IBM, Accenture and Dimension Data.
“In just nine years we have worked very hard to build a strong operational delivery capability, leading global innovative services. We timed our entry into the market very well and arrived at the point when many operators were exiting,” commented a humble Sussman, who was also noted as the Top CIO on the continent and Entrepreneur of the year award.
The African ICT Achievers Annual Banquet, hosted by Forgeahead, is widely regarded as ‘the Oscars of the IT industry’. The African Achiever awards are handed to individuals who showed highest levels of professionalism, achievements in developing sustainable and innovative business models for the African market.
Sussman have been leading Integri8, now an internationally recognized ICT services enterprise, from its beginnings in 2001. “At a time when decision makers around the world continue to scrutinize investment decisions involving new systems and technology, recognition of this level makes a substantial difference”, he said, significantly proud of making again a difference in the south African market.
The Integr8 Group, managed by Sussman and his board of executives, is an established and dynamic provider of Managed Information, Communication and Telecommunication services. The group houses 5 divisions: Integri8 IT, Integri8 Rental, Integri8 Fax, Integri8 Telecom and Integri8 Property, providing from ICT infrastructure implementation, asset finance, electronic fax transmission, telecommunication and video switching services to long term strategic investments into prime ICT intelligent real estate.
The group is accredited with establishing a fully operational main office base in Botswana and strategic partnerships in regions such as Ghana, Kenya, Mozambique and Nigeria. With over 400 full-time employers, Integri8 is the largest privately owned BEE ICT Company on the African continent.