Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning: Creator Beware

By Jonathan Kropf, CEO, Tarsus on Demand
It feels like the past year in technology has been dominated by talk of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning.

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The challenge of future-proofing today’s kids for an unknowable future

By Ross Moody, chief customer officer, Tarsus Technology Group
We as a human race really do love our acronyms and jargon. Take “future-proofing” as an example: what is it?
Wikipedia defines it as ‘…to the ability of something to continue to be of value into the distant future; that the item does not become obsolete. The concept of future-proofing is the process of anticipating the future and developing methods of minimizing the effects of shocks and stresses of future events.’

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Tarsus Cloud On Demand changes its name to Tarsus On Demand

By Jonathan Kropf, CEO, Tarsus On Demand
Some people may have noticed a small change in branding that we have been easing in over the last few months. If you haven’t, well I don’t blame you as we have specifically tried to not make a huge event out of it.

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Transforming to Digital: It’s Coming Along Nicely

By Kathryn Tindale, sales director, Tarsus on Demand
You may have noticed how “digital transformation” is dominating the business conversation at the moment. There’s a good reason for that: it’s a vital step for all businesses to complete if they want to remain competitive in the 21st century due to the way the world is shifting more to digital mechanisms – new ways of achieving business goals.

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How Subscriptions will impact the Channel

By Jonathan Kropf, CEO, Tarsus On Demand
Today’s channel is very different to how it was even just a few years ago. The big vendors have evolved quickly as server, storage, infrastructure, and compute power has increased, connectivity has improved and the Cloud has become far more than just an abstract concept.

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Six reasons to continue investing in learning new skills

By Shamini Schaaf, head of Tarsus Academy
ICT professionals who work in the channel must continue investing in building their skills if they are to meet the evolving requirements of their customers and markets.

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Future-focused backup solutions protect today’s investment

With the explosion in consumer cloud storage solutions and mobile computing, more and more sensitive computing data resides in siloes outside the data centre. This loss of visibility and control introduces new threats to data, forcing organisations to rethink how they manage business continuity and information governance.

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6 tips to safeguard your small business from cybercriminals

By Shamini Schaaf, head of Tarsus Academy
Cybercrime is a growing threat to small and medium businesses as criminals target their bank accounts and proprietary information.

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The cloud has yet to eclipse on-premises infrastructure

South Africa’s market for on-premises business IT solutions remains healthy and continues to offer a number of exciting business opportunities to the reseller channel, despite the rapid growth in adoption of cloud-based solutions among enterprise users.

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Tarsus Technology Group lifts Cloud On Demand stake

Tarsus Technology Group has bought the 49% of Tarsus Cloud On Demand it did not already own as part of its strategy to be a leading player in the cloud computing and software-as-a-service markets. Tarsus Cloud On Demand is a leading cloud enablement partner to the South African ICT reseller channel and enterprise customers.

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About Us

Tarsus Technology Group (TTG), formerly MB Technologies (MBT), has been one of the leaders in Southern African technology landscape since 1985. TTG offers its customers the highest quality products, solutions and professional services including supply chain optimisation, cloud-based solutions, IT security services, compliant disposal of IT goods and electronic goods.

Group companies include Tarsus Distribution, Tarsus SecureData, Tarsus On Demand, Tarsus Emerging Markets, Tarsus Dispose-IT, Printacom and GAAP.

The Group aims to add value not only to its customers but to its larger community and stakeholders. It focusses on being a useful and productive corporate citizen through its flexibility, adaptability, expert customer and technology insight, skill-sets, successful track record and an ongoing and unwavering commitment to the channel model.

TTG is majority black-owned and more than 30% black women-owned and is currently undergoing a BBBEE audit with a projected level 4 as measured under the new ICT Charter.

Tarsus Technology Group’s head office is situated in Johannesburg with branches in the Western Cape, KwaZulu-Natal, Eastern Cape, Mpumalanga and the Free State. TTG has an African footprint with branches in Namibia, Botswana, and with representation in Zambia, Zimbabwe, Malawi and Mozambique.

More information about the Tarsus Technology Group is available at:


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Contact Us

1 Ruacana Street Unit C3 98 Exton Road
Waterfall Commercial District Waterfall Park Riverside Industrial Hilton
Buccleuch Ext 9 Nelspruit Bloemfontein
2090 1200 9301
PO Box 785778 PO Box 785778 PO Box 785778
Sandton Sandton Sandton
2146 2146 2146
Tel: 011 531 1000 Tel: 013 755 1476 Tel: 051 4111 560
Fax: 011 531 1074 Fax: 086 619 0899 Fax: 051 433 1588
Platinum Park 80 Mangold Street Villa Avant Garde
2 Platinum Crescent Newton Park 96 Armstrong Avenue
Milnerton Port Elizabeth La Lucia Ridge
7441 6055
PO Box 1490 PO Box 34725 PO Box 30962
Milnerton Newton Park Mayville
7435 6055 4058
Tel: 021 527 3900 Tel: 041 392 6700 Tel: 0861TAR DBN/0861827326
Fax: 021 555 2720 Fax: 041 365 4258 Fax: 031 535 6720
43 Tal Street Unit 2A7 2nd Floor Plot 103, Unit 6
Windhoek Cyber Tower 1 Gaborone   International Commerce Park
Ebene Kgaleview Postnet
PO Box 86601 Mauritius PO Box   AD 98 AAF
Eros Gaborone
Tel: +264 61 222413 Tel: +230 468 1033 Tel: +267 397 2788
Fax:+264 61 224817 Fax:+230 454 6307 Fax:+267 397 2928


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Our People

Miles Crisp, Tarsus Technology Group CEO

Anton Herbst, Head of Strategy at Tarsus Technology Group

Gary Pickford, CEO: Tarsus Distribution

Mike Rogers, CEO: Tarsus SecureData

Kathryn Tindale, Tarsus On Demand Sales Director

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