second-hand, not second-grade: used equipment market in south africa

Published on: Thursday 16th of March 2017

(Editorial published in Plant Equipment & Hire – March 2017)  -  As the cost of importing new machinery soared in recent years due to the challenging economic conditions and fluctuating exchange rate, more buyers have begun turning to second-hand and refurbished equipment in an effort to cut costs. Some OEMs and distributors of new equipment have also started shifting some of their focus towards the second-hand market. 

embrace rental - going where no bolt-on has gone before

Published on: Thursday 2nd of March 2017

The Embrace fully integrated, full-featured, flexible Rental module is a cutting edge solution, delivering comprehensive, out-of-the-box functionality, providing a complete end-to-end solution to companies operating in the short and long term rental market.

embrace the mobile revolution

Published on: Tuesday 7th of February 2017

Mobile technologies have transformed the way we live, learn, work, travel, shop and stay connected. Not even the industrial revolution created such a swift and radical explosion in technological innovation and economic growth worldwide. Almost all fundamental human activities have been touched, if not revolutionised, by mobile.  According to Ericsson, 3G and 4G technologies have reached 3 billion subscriptions, in less than 15 years - making mobile the most rapidly adopted consumer technology in history!  

decision inc. awarded Qlik partner of the year 2016

Published on: Monday 6th of February 2017

Decision Inc., an information strategy and technology consulting organisation, was awarded Qlik Partner of the Year 2016 at the Qlik Southern Africa Summit on 2 Feb 2017. Decision Inc.’s revenue generation for Qlik solutions exceeded that of the nearest partner by an impressive 26%.

get more out of your ERP system in 2017

Published on: Tuesday 24th of January 2017

2017 has arrived and with it thousands of New Year’s resolutions. But, did any of these embrace your ERP solution?  I came across an article written by Tom Miller, from ERP Focus, and he shares some tips on how to get the most out of your ERP system in 2017.  Some of these include:

embraceTALK december edition

Published on: Wednesday 14th of December 2016

The December edition of our company newsletter, embraceTALK, has been published!  In this edition, we look back and celebrate some of the highlights and milestones achieved. 

We TALK about our newly established Outsourcing Division, meeting the increased drive for outsourced services, along with the benefits this team brings to the table.

Our special feature TALKS about our partnership with EAI South Africa and how ACS is poised to embrace the mobile revolution.  There is no doubt that mobile has become the method of the masses as these devices provide users with a rich exchange, anytime and anywhere.

congratulations to our graduates

Published on: Thursday 8th of December 2016

It is with great pride that we congratulate two members of our Embrace Technology Team who graduated at WITS University yesterday.  Graduation is a momentous occasion, marking the end of one journey and the beginning of another.  We salute and applaud the incredible achievements of these two young men!

embrace the benefits of outsourcing

Published on: Wednesday 30th of November 2016

The increased drive globally for outsourced services is becoming more and more evident in our local market, with IT outsourcing becoming a focus area gaining increased attention. South Africa is now being mentioned in the same space as traditional low cost outsourcing leader India, with hosting solutions, data centres and cloud computing becoming more and more accessible.

acs-embrace delivers joy and sweet dreams to ikhwezilokusa home

Published on: Monday 10th of October 2016

A major community project that ACS-Embrace supports on an on-going basis is the Ikhwezilokusa ("bright morning star") Home and School, located in the Vaal Triangle, in De Deur, Meyerton. The home cares for psychologically disabled children, youths and adults, as well as children with learning problems and comprises a children’s home, adults home, special care centre and two schools. Approximately 200 individuals are assisted on a daily basis. Most of these people have been dumped or abandoned here. With a hands-on approach, ACS-Embrace continues to contribute significantly towards improving the Home on many levels.

acs-embrace wows at electra mining 2016!

Published on: Friday 7th of October 2016

Thousands of visitors attended the five days of Electra Mining Africa to see the latest innovations across the mining, manufacturing, industrial, electrical, power, transport and related industries. They were not disappointed! New products were launched and new technologies unveiled. ACS-Embrace showcased the future of ERP Solutions for all industries, demonstrating how Embrace, a local, end-to-end, rock solid package can help businesses drive revenues, grow market share and increase business performance.