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Richard Dewing

Cibecs

Richard Dewing Richard Dewing

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52% growth in revenue since engagement, and 44% increase in jobs
“I saw an opportunity to ensure fast and easy backup of valuable computer information.”
Country
South Africa
Industry
Technology
Employees
27
Year selected
2010
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Cibecs provides cutting edge software that ensures the fastest and easiest backup of valuable information on desktop and notebook computers. This software enables enterprise-wide, centrally managed, automated and secure data protection and recovery services for desktops and notebooks. Its core product, Cibecs Continuity, allows clients (medium to large organizations) to quickly and easily recover lost data, reducing infrastructure utilization and optimizing bandwidth and storage usage. With users currently in South Africa, Europe, and the Middle East, Cibecs is now eying the lucrative US market. Cibecs is well positioned to become a significant success story in South Africa, giving founder Richard Dewing an opportunity to inspire and mentor future ICT entrepreneurs.

Although Richard is still early on in his career, he has already had significant entrepreneurial experiences. Before Cibecs, he cofounded and managed two other IT start-ups.

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