Redvine, Dandemutande partner to harness SD-WAN growth in Zimbabwe
09 MARCH 2023 – Johannesburg and Harare – Redvine Networks, the fully managed secure SD-
WAN and networking service provider and distributor, and leading Zimbabwean ICT solutions
company, Dandemutande Investments (Pvt) Ltd, have recently partnered to implement a VMWare
SD-WAN solution for one of Zimbabwe’s largest funeral insurance companies. It is the first VMWare
SD-WAN implementation for a local Zimbabwean organisation.
Dandemutande, a Redvine partner since 2021, proposed the VMWare SD-WAN solution to the client,
which also has branches in SADC and Europe. This culminated in a closed sale and the completion of
phase one of the 60 sites where the solution that delivers SD-WAN from the cloud will be
“Interest in SD-WAN technology which helps organisations optimise their networks is growing in the
Zimbabwean market. The potential is huge, and we are excited to work with a reputable partner like
Dandemutande as we continue to extend our pan-African reach,” says Binesh George, CEO and co-
founder of Redvine Networks.
Dandemutande is one of the four largest internet access providers in Zimbabwe and has been in the
industry for 25 years. During this period, the organisation has established a track record of
successfully developing and deploying innovative technologies to serve diverse customer needs
across all sectors of the economy and is always looking for like-minded partners to help accomplish
The partnership between the two organisations is flexible which significantly enhances the experience
for Dandemutande’s customers.
“Together, we have not only strong technical capabilities and skills but also relationships with vendors
like VMWare. It means we can provide our customers with a comprehensive approach to managing
and monitoring their network to increase productivity and provide them with growth opportunities to
increase their profits,” says Never Ncube, Chief Executive Officer at Dandemutande.
The addition of SDWAN to Dandemutande’s broad suite of ICT solutions has further enhanced its
value proposition for multi-site organisations seeking simpler and cost-effective ways of managing
connectivity across their networks and optimising performance.
To these organisations and more, Dandemutande also offers connectivity, cloud solutions, cyber
security, IT hardware and software, IoT solutions, asset management, and training which enhance
their competitive edge in the markets they operate.
“Redvine is an agile organisation which is one of the most important attributes we are looking for in a
partner. Their operational and technical support are incisive to give us an edge over the competition.
This is a long-term partnership that has extensive growth opportunities as SD-WAN is the future. We
are early adopters of the technology in Zimbabwe which provides us with a competitive advantage to
grow the market,” concludes Ncube.