Category Archives: News

Accurately Forecasting the Commercial Property Landscape

Accurately Forecasting the Commercial Property Landscape Researchers within the commercial property sector are constantly required, and expected, to provide their clients with an accurate view into the ever-changing commercial landscape of South Africa. This helps guide the decision-making process right from the inception of a new store front through to the successful implementation and operation […]

Unify and Display NMS Equipment using ConnectMaster

Unify and Display NMS Equipment using ConnectMaster Network Management Systems (NMS) provide an easy way to manage network equipment from a central location. An NMS is an application that monitors and talks to network components (also known as network elements) that relays management and control information. This lets network engineers monitor, configure, modify, and manage […]

Network Utilization and Fiber Capacity Management

Network Utilization and Fiber Capacity Management Is there enough fiber network capacity to adequately meet demand? This question is often answered by fiber network companies when it is too late because of poor fiber capacity management. This results in expensive consequences which are exacerbated when client SLAs demand high levels of service. To effectively manage […]

Identify fiber network faults at the speed of light

Fiber Network Fault Positioning

Identify fiber network faults at the speed of light What is at fault? Identifying the precise location of network faults (and which customers or services are affected) is a challenge for telecommunications companies that don’t have a holistic view of their fiber network. Shared network components are weak points and present potential risk in the […]

Cost-effective centralized network planning

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Cost-effective centralized network planning Improve design accuracy Decentralized planning processes results in inefficient network utilization and an increase in build costs due to inaccurate designs. Improved accuracy in design and capacity usage leads to faster construction and a reduction in survey expenses. ConnectMaster reduces operating costs due to more efficient planning using customizable workflows centrally […]

News from the market

VertiGIS welcomes their new customer SEACOM Ltd in South Africa, and congratulates their reseller ST Group Spatial Technologies for the successful implementation project. SEACOM launched Africa’s first broadband submarine cable system along the continent’s Eastern and Southern coasts in 2009.  Today SEACOM is the preferred communications partner for African businesses, network carriers, and service providers.

2021 Kickoff

On the 27th January 2021 ST Group CEO Alan Ellis attended the 2021 Kickoff Meeting hosted by the ConnectMaster Division of VertiGIS. ST Group is the sole distributer of VertiGIS ConnectMaster products in Southern Africa, and Mr Ellis, along with other participants, presented performance for 2020 and the 2021 outlook for ConnectMaster sales and services […]