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Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit
Absol launches the brand new website for the newly refurbished Grand Prix Circuit and International Convention Centre
Absol honoured at the AAAS supplier awards evening
We thank African Automotive Aftermarket Solutions (AAAS) for honouring Absol as one of their Service Providers of the Year 2016
Absol is Recruiting
Absol is looking to employ another Web Developer/Programmer.
If you've got what it takes to join our dynamic company, please email your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
We are currently experiencing issues with our Telkom lines. If you are unable to reach us by phone, please email email@example.com with your query, or alternatively contact one of our staff members directly.
For support queries:
Pierre Cilliers: 071 412 0376
Martin Smith: 082 515 1821
For quotations, hardware & account queries:
Judy van der Merwe: 082 371 5154
For development & website support:
Jenna Meiring: 072 860 4276
Absol wishes you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
Long-term clients, Gadget, have relaunched with a fresh new look and feel, including a new youtube widget, as well as features on the latest movies, videos and products.
SysFinPro launches new website
Absol has implemented a brand new website for SysFinPro, who specialise in systems, financials and project management.
With clients such as Aquarius,International Ferro Metals Limited, and Namakwa Diamonds, SysFinPro can handle your financial needs.
The National School of Government website launched
Previously branded as PALAMA, the National School of Government plays a significant role in the learning and development of public service officials. The new website allows for online application for training and induction programmes, as well as the availability of important information regarding the public service and its e-Learning programmes.
Welcome back to work!
Need a website or know of anyone that does? Absol's development team is in full swing and ready for 2015.
*Did you know that Absol offers a finders fee for new referrals?
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
Thank you very much for your support.
We appreciate your business and look forward to working with you in 2015!
Absol will be closing on the
19th of December 2014 and reopening on the 5th of January 2015.
Support staff will be on call for emergencies.
or call Alex on 083 268 2012.
Microsoft ends Support for Windows XP.
Microsoft has announced that it will no longer be supporting Windows XP from 08 April 2014. No more patches or updates.
Contact Absol for a quote to upgrade today,
Tel: 012 365 2142
Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela: 1918 - 2013
New Top CD Website
After hosting and supporting the Top CD website since 2011, built and maintained in Absol Publisher, we have provided a new sleek design for the site, which was taken live today.
Absol Partners with Asian Mining Indaba
The world’s largest mining investment event, the annual Investing in African Mining Indaba, is now extending the successful business conference to Asia, with Absol managing their Information and Communications Technology requirements.
Pretoria Urology Hospital Acquires the first robotic surgery system in SA
The Pretoria Urology Hospital, long term clients of Absol, have acquired the first robotic surgery system in South Africa.
The da Vinci Surgery® Robotic System is a revolutionary piece of equipment that minimises invasive surgery and provides a safer environment.
Absol has created and developed a new design for the GCIS website (www.gov.za), as well as constructing and supporting the release of the meganav on the site.
Absol now hosts and supports the official website for the Remuneration Commission of South Africa, built in Absol Publisher.
The site features recommendations, announcements, as well as commissioner profiles and other documents.
Tani Cloete Attorneys
Absol provides networking and technical support to Tani Cloete Attorneys.
PSPPD (Programme to Support Pro-Poor Development), a research and capacity building programme, has released its research documents and policies on a website, hosted and maintained by Absol, and built using Absol Publisher.
Absol designed and developed the site to track Team SKA Africa’s progress
The MeerKAT array, currently taking shape in South Africa's Karoo region, is a world-class radio telescope designed to do ground-breaking science and Team SKA Africa is a proud participant in the 2013 edition of the Put Foot Rally. This rally is in support of the Put Foot Foundation, who gift brand new South African made school shoes to young underprivileged learners in South Africa!
Track the Team SKA’s progress though a site designed and developed by Absol Internet Business Solutions.
Absol provides Equity Pharmaceuticals with networking and technical support, as well as video conferencing, VoIP, and high density wifi.
AXXIS™ Digital Initiation System
Absol now hosts and supports the official site for AXXIS™, built in Absol Publisher.
The site features details about AXXIS™ products, as well as resources such as reviews and magazine articles, and the facility to send emails with queries.
Absol gets a high profile mention in the media
Arthur Goldstuck posted on his Gadget web site "the website of the South African Presidency which is somewhat more complex than that of the Free State provincial Government, was built and maintained by Absol Internet Business Solutions"
Absol once again partners with Mining Indaba 2013
This is the 9th year in a row that the world's largest investment mining conference has entrusted their Information and Communications Technology requirements with Absol Internet Business Solutions
St Mary's DSG Website Redesigned
Absol has proudly redesigned the St Mary's DSG website, first taken live in 2007.
The new design features videos, a tour booking system, as well as a booking sheet for parents' evenings.
AppleWeek networking provider
Absol is the proud networking provider to AppleWeek 2012 held in Sandton City, Johannesburg.
Absol Year-End Function - Metallica!
As a special treat for its staff, Absol will be attending the Metallica concert in 2013.
This will serve as a year end function, even though the event date is only in April, but the staff are very excited!
Absol is Hiring!
Absol is on the lookout for smart, disciplined and organised personnel that know how to deliver brilliant service. If you fit the description above we might just have an amazing opportunity for you.
Network outage report
Yesterday (3rd of August 2011) at approximately 02h00 CAT, Absol Internet Business Solutions experienced a failure on the core backbone fibre link to our primary data centre and hosting facility in Centurion. Our network engineers began troubleshooting the failure immediately and escalated the problem with our data centre technical team. This outage affected all services including: Email, Hosting and DNS services.
NATIONAL PLANNING COMMISSION
The National Planning Commission has released their Diagnostic Document and elements of the Vision Statement for 2030, using www.npconline.gov.za – developed and hosted by Absol. The website is an interface that connects its users to NPC through news articles as well as downloadable documents, and the facility to send comments and enquiries.
GADGET + MSN PARTNERSHIP
Web guru Arthur Goldstuck has signed a partnership with Howzit MSN, bringing a revolutionary ‘Tech and Gadgets’ channel to MSN. Absol has delivered the development and hosting for the channelizer, where all of the latest tech news and articles pulled from www.gadget.co.za will be easily accessible from MSN, or the channel itself: http://gadget.tech.howzit.msn.com.
Mining Indaba 2011
Absol developed an on-site delegate registration system and ecommerce platform for Summit Business Media to manage their flagship event held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre from the 7th to the 10th of February 2011.
This is the 7th year in a row the Kentucky, USA based firm have entrusted this responsibility to Absol.
THE PRESIDENCY OF SOUTH AFRICA
Absol now hosts and supports the official site for the South African presidency, built in Absol Publisher. The site features all speeches and press releases by the members of parliament, as well as the option to subscribe to a regular newsletter and send comments to the presidency.
Planned maintenance and upgrade
To better support our clients, Absol is planning maintenance to our server infrastructure and is moving selected clients on to a new more powerful server.
Sun Microsystems / Oracle x86 refresh
The Most Complete, Open, and Integrated x86 Systems.
June 28, 2010—Today Oracle is announcing a complete refresh of its Sun Fire x86 cluster systems. Oracle's new Sun x86 systems are designed to run demanding Oracle and non-Oracle business applications in integrated and optimized x86 clusters.
Department of Sports and Recreation SA
It gives Absol great pleasure to announce the launch of the new Department of Sports and Recreation South Africa website in time for the launch of the FIFA 2010 world cup held in South Africa. Go Bafana Bafana!!!
Absol to present at 2nd Annual Intranets Conference
Intranets, extranets, portals, and Digital media greatly facilitate organisational communication, these communication tools ensure knowledge sharing, and a single source for all internal communications.
Absol closed for the holidays
Absol is currently closed over the Christmas and New Year period and will be open again on the 4th January 2010. A number of staff are on call for any urgent requirements.
Transform your Datacentre: Virtual Infrastructures, Real Solutions with Absol
Are your servers slow and your costs spiraling? Help is at hand.
If you need new ways to improve your business performance, increase server capabilities and streamline your data processes, then look no further. Join the Sun and Intel EMEA Business Information Forum and find out how to boost your performance while saving money.
Sun Unified Storage
Sun's new range of Hybrid Unified Storage is now available. Absol have created this quick reference page for customers seeking additional information.
If you are in the market for a SAN or NAS then you must look here!
Absol presents the keynote address at Innovative Intranets and Websites Conference 2009
Unlocking the real value of Intranets
Venue: Gallagher Estate, Johannesburg, South Africa
Microsoft Gold Certified Partner
As one of South Africa's premiere Internet Software Development companies, Absol has recently been upgraded to a Microsoft GOLD Certified Partner
Absol honoured at the 2008 Sun Partner Symposium
At a recent event to honour the efforts of Sun Partner Advantage members for 2008, Sun Microsystems recognised Absol Internet Business Solution's performance in the x64 server space.
Sun Microsystems Server Promotion
Sun Fire X2200 M2 server on promotion. Get an enterprise class Quad-Core server, 4GB RAM, 500GB RAID server for only R17,999 inclusive of VAT
CRN Outlook awards powered by AbsolPublisher
The CRN Outlook Awards Survey for 2008 was launched today, running on Absol's award winning Content Management System.
Absol attends Internet World 2008
Absol was invited to attend the 3-day Internet World 2008 conference in London, England.
Absol updates the NPI's web sites
The AbsolPublisher driven website for the National Producitivty Institute was recently given a makeover by Absol's development team.
Sun Microsystems Storage Promotion
Sun StorageTek 2530 DAS/SAN on promotion. Enterprise quality storage at workgroup prices!
Welcome to new clients
Absol welcomes the following new clients: SimekaBSG, EC Logistics, Scuba Scene, Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceuticals, The Amazing Group, ThumbsUp, JetLine Printers and Hambisana
Association of Collective Investments (ACI)
The ACI is the most recent addition to the family of AbsolPublisher driven web sites.
DSG Website launched
St Mary's Diocesan School for Girls' new web site was launched recently. The site is powered by AbsolPublisher. The award winning content management system provides full control of the site to authorised staff and pupils.
Mining Indaba 2007
Once again, Absol provides logistical and IT support to the biggest mining conference in Africa. AbsolPublisher drives the delegate, hotel and sponsor booking systems for International Investment Conference.
Absol wishes our customers, partners, suppliers and staff a happy new year and all the best for 2007.
Want to work for one of the top Internet Development Companies in South Africa?
Absol is recruiting intelligent, passionate, creative designers and developers. If you think you've got what it takes, then contact us!
Absol presenting at the 2nd Annual Intranets Conference
November 6 - 9, 2006 at Gallagher Estate, Midrand, South Africa
Absol launches IIConf Website
This week Absol launched the new IIConf website powered by the AbsolPublisher CMS. Since 1987, International Investment Conferences (IIC) has organized more than 100 resource investor focused conferences. These programmes have directly or indirectly generated billions of dollars of transactions for mining projects worldwide from both individual and institutional investors. Hosted on Absol's servers in New York City, the site allows for on-line registrations of delegates, sponsors, speakers and exhibitors for various conferences hosted all over the world and enables IIC staff to manage all backend transactions via a web interface.
Absol wins the SAMDI tender.
Absol together with Valor IT wins the South African Management Development Institute (SAMDI) tender.
The SAMDI website will enable SAMDI’s activities to reach a wider audience and help to expedite networking, both locally and internationally by means of new methods of audience targeted content delivery.
National Productivity Institute
The National Productivity Institute of South Africa is now powered by AbsolPublisher.
Sun Microsystems Updates
Pricing update on the Galaxy range of X2100, X4100 and X4200 servers from Sun Microsystems. All of these servers are certified to run 32-bit and 64-bit Windows, Solaris and all flavous of Linux.
Absol Launches CRN Website
Computer Reseller News launches their new website powered by the AbsolPublisher Content Management System
LBMA Precious Metals Conference
Absol deploys and manages an internet cafe and wireless internet hotspot for the London Bullion Market Association Precious Metals Conference held at the Sandton Convention Centre
Absol is Hiring!
Absol is looking for talented staff to join our family.
If you have technical or programming skills, and you match our needs, then send us your CV! We are hiring at various levels.
Sun announces new AMD Opteron-based servers
Sun Microsystems has introduced industry-standard servers that it says will more than triple the amount of the computer server market it can address.
Sun Servers on Special & New Workstations Launched
Absol now offers the newly launched Sun Microsystems Sun Ultra 20 Workstation plus get the Sun Fire V20z on Special
Absol receives Cisco Accreditation
Absol awarded the designation of Cisco SMB Select Partner after completing a focused effort to increase the level of Cisco sales and support capabilities within its organization.
Absol launches christianbookstore.co.za
Absol has launched an eCommerce web site for CUM Books, the Christian Family Bookstore. Built on the AbsolPublisher content management system, christianbookstore.co.za offers on-line shopping access to hundreds of products.
Absol to exhibit at Futurex
Visit Absol Internet Business Solutions in Hall 2 Stand G11 where we will be sharing a stand with our customer: Executive Business Brief. On the stand we will be showcasing an amazing new display technology you won't want to miss! 17-20 May 2005
Sun announces dual-core across x64
Sun Microsystems has introduced its first dual-core server based on the new industry-standard Dual-Core AMD Opteron processor, and announced dual-core architecture for its entire x64 product line.
Sun expands x64 network computing options
Sun Microsystems has announced performance and feature enhancements to its AMD Opteron processor-based systems, expanding its offering for network computing.
Following a comprehensive redesign, a new version of the popular CosmeticWeb portal was launched today. Powered by AbsolPublisher, this site offers a wealth of information about the Cosmetics, Toiletries and Fragrances industries.
Absol welcomes new clients
Absol is proud to welcome the following new customers for the month of March.
Nikon SA, CUM Books, MH Automation, Survival Technology, Cotton Traders, Independent Bond Originators and Lifestyle Emporium Interior Architecture and Design
Connecting International Mining Delegates
Absol deploys and manages an internet cafe and wireless internet hotspot for Indaba 2005, the Investing in Mining Conference held at the Cape Town International Convention Centre
Sun Microsystems Server Promotion
Amazing server special! Invest in a real server to run your business critical applications, at the price of a clone!
Sun Microsystems 64-bit Server plus Microsoft Windows Server 2003 less 30% discount!
AbsolPublisher wins Best of Breed Award
AbsolPublisher was awarded the ComputerWeek Strategist Best of Breed Award for 2004/2005 in the CMS Category. We are honoured AbsolPublisher has been recognised as the best Content Management System in South Africa.
Absol Awarded the Microsoft .NET Connected Logo
Absol is the sixth company in South Africa to be awarded Microsoft’s .NET Connected Logo certification. Absol received the certificate for its online Internet audience measurement, tracking and analysis application, AbsolStats, which successfully passed Microsoft testing and verification in July 2004.
Absol Launches Resource Investor
On the eve of the US Elections, Absol has launched a brand new web site based in New York City. Resource Investor is a news site providing complete coverage on worldwide extractive industries. ResourceInvestor.com will present sector news, commentary, analysis, opinion and analytics with an unashamed investment focus - all in one place and package.
Absol is a Sun Microsystems Volume Product Reseller
Absol Internet Business Solutions (Pty) Ltd is very proud to announce that it has been selected as one of only 60 resellers nationally that have been awarded contracts to begin trading as a Sun Microsystems Volume Product Reseller.
Microsoft Business Solutions Partner
Absol has received partner accreditation with the Microsoft Business Solutions Programme. Certification has been attained with the Navision suite of accounting and ERP products.
Absol Management Buyout
The management and staff of Absol Internet Business Solutions (Pty) Ltd has successfully concluded a management buyout of the business, as a going concern, from Softline Limited.
Absol deploy Wireless Hotspot at the Zone in Rosebank
Gauteng's most popular regional radio station YFM 99.2, in partnership with Absol Internet Business Solutions, has deployed a wireless (WiFi) hotspot in Joburg's trendy Zone in Rosebank...
YFM / Absol case study by Microsoft
Absol recently launched the new YFM web site; read this case study by Microsoft detailing Absol's implementation of the first YFM site.
YFM Website Launch
Absol Internet Business Solutions (Pty) Ltd re-launched the new YFM website (www.yfm.co.za) on the 1st of March 2004. YFM, whose listenership stands at over 1.7 million weekly listeners (RAMS 2003A), has a strong, long-standing relationship with Absol and left all aspects of the redevelopment of their on-line business strategy in Absol’s capable hands.
Softline Sybiz Powered By AbsolPublisher
Softline Sybiz recently enlisted Absol to re-develop their website using Absol's flagship product, AbsolPublisher.
The new version of AbsolStats was successfully launched today. If you would like to sign up for a free 45 day trial of the system, click here, otherwise visit http://www.absolstats.co.za for more information on the system.
With the release of our new version of AbsolStats comes an optimised pricing structure as well as some exciting new packages.
Absol develop new Lorge web site
An AbsolPublisher website has been developed and launched for Softline Lorge.
Department of Communications choose AbsolPublisher
A new portal was launched for the Department of Communications using the AbsolPublisher Content Management System. The Presidential International Advisory Council on ICT now co-ordinate all activities and communications via the internet.
Softline launch new brand identity and web site
Softline have launched their new web site and brand identity with the help of Absol and the AbsolPublisher Content Management System.
Softline announce intention to delist from JSE
Softline, Absol's parent company, announced on the 17th of April 2003 that it intends to delist from the Johannesburg Securities Exchange.
Should the delisting go though, it will have NO effect on Absol. The internet business solutions provider will continue operating as normal.
Softline release interim results
Softline shows positive increases in revenue, operating margin, earnings per share and cash position.
Absol has moved Offices
On the 18th of November 2002, Absol moved back to their original premises in Pretoria East.
Please note that Absol's telephone and fax numbers have changed to (012) 365-2142 and (012) 365-2271 respectively.
Absol provides services to Masterskill
Absol has recently been awarded a services contract entrusting them with full development responsibility and technical support services for Masterskill, South Africa's leading supplier of technology enhanced training products and services. Absol will be supporting and improving the entire range of electronic products and services marketed by Masterskill in Southern Africa.
New Version of AbsolStats To Be Launched
Absol are planning to release a new version of their successful Web Tracking and Statistics system, AbsolStats, scheduled for launch in the fourth quarter of 2003.
The new version will feature quicker, optimised code, a re-designed user interface, additional reports and a host of other improvements.
Microsoft International Press - YFM
By teaming with Absol , Yfm implemented a solution built on Microsoft® technologies that adds exciting features, like real-time chats and interactive polls. Better still, the new, award-winning site was built and maintained at a fraction of the total cost of the previous environment.
Microsoft Certified Partner
Absol is now a Microsoft Certified Partner.
Company Name Change
Edge-1 Solutions has reverted back to it's original name: Absol.
Softline Revenue Growth
Softline, the international accounting and payroll software developer, today reported an 18% growth in revenue for FY02, to R487-million.