How Apache Kafka® tames the data stream

The challenges of ‘data in motion’ were addressed in a round table event moderated by ARTHUR GOLDSTUCK. He gives an overview of the discussion. The digital world is defined by the data “stream.” But there is a serious challenge facing businesses as they get to grips with their data. In the world of consumers, streaming […]

Synthesis to partner with PCI Security Standards Council to help secure payment data worldwide

Synthesis to partner with PCI Security Standards Council to help secure payment data worldwide

— As Council’s Newest Participating Organization Synthesis Software Technologies to Contribute to The Development of PCI Security Standards—  Johannesburg, South Africa, September 30, 2021 — Synthesis, an innovative software development and consulting company, announced today that it has joined the PCI Security Standards Council (PCI SSC) as a new Participating Organization. Synthesis will work with the PCI […]

Synthesis is named APN Social Impact Partner of the Year

Synthesis is named APN Social Impact Partner of the Year

Synthesis Software Technologies has won the APN Social Impact Partner of the Year Award in recognition of its innovative and impactful GovChat technology. The APN Partner Awards recognize members of the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Partner Network (APN) who are leaders in the channel and play a key role in helping customers to drive innovation […]

Synthesis cycles for a cause  


Synthesis Software Technologies, RegTech, Digital and Emerging Tech and Cloud specialist, is excited to announce that together with clients, they will be taking up their bikes to cycle for a cause.   On 8 March, Synthesis and friends will cycle the Cape Town Cycle Challenge in aid of The Children’s Hospital Trust. The Trust advances child […]

AFGRI Group Holdings and Synthesis form joint venture to unlock agricultural innovation

The agreement will enable the accelerated development of innovative solutions in the agricultural-technology (AgTech) space in South Africa and Africa. Leading agricultural services company AFGRI Group Holdings and specialised financial technology company Synthesis Software Technologies are proud to announce the conclusion of a joint-venture (JV) agreement. The relationship between the two companies began in 2014 […]

Synthesis Software Technologies provides much-needed support for families and young children

The fintech company’s annual charity drive delivers food, toiletries and school shoes to vulnerable families and grade R children. Home-grown South African financial-technology company Synthesis held their annual charity drive on 6 and 7 December this year, with employees distributing parcels to vulnerable families and grade R children in Alexandra and Braamfontein respectively. Twenty-five vulnerable […]

Synthesis earns prestigious AWS DevOps Competency Status

In a South African first, Synthesis Software Technologies has been awarded Amazon Web Services (AWS) DevOps Competency status. This is the fintech company’s second audited AWS Competency, following their Financial Services Competency achievement in August 2018. Achieving an audited AWS competence requires the satisfaction of a stringent set of criteria, including audited case studies, proven […]

Synthesis Software Technologies harnesses AI for Absa rebrand

When Barclays announced that it would separate from the Absa group, Absa’s brand team got busy. With a limited period to identify and remove all Barclays logos and mentions from key documentation, websites, contracts, database structures, marketing and communications, it needed an innovative alternative to man hours. Specialist software provider Synthesis stepped up with an […]

Synthesis achieves AWS Financial Services Competency Status

We’re very proud to have recently been awarded Amazon Web Services (AWS) Financial Services Competency status. The AWS Competency Programme is designed to highlight AWS Partners who have demonstrated technical proficiency and proven customer success in specialised solution areas. Achieving Financial Services Competency recognises Synthesis as a company that provides effective solutions to help organisations manage critical […]