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David Jacobson

Synaq

David Jacobson David Jacobson
“I saw an opportunity to help companies thrive by reducing their barriers to technology.”
Country
South Africa
Industry
Technology
Employees
14
Year selected
2010
partner
Yossi Hasson
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Founded by David and Yossi, SYNAQ is one of South Africa’s leaders in hosted email and internet security services. It delivers enterprise-level applications based on Open Source Software (OSS) at a savings of up to 60% as compared to their Microsoft counterparts. With over 70 clients ranging from SMEs to large companies such as MTN, SYNAQ currently hosts 65,000 mailboxes in South Africa and Zambia. The company has already demonstrated dynamic growth, which has earned the company the #6 spot on the SA FastGrowth 100 Index. And as bandwidth becomes cheaper, SYNAQ will target the other 7.2 million internet-connected business employees in South Africa.

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