Blue Pearl Communications (Pty) Ltd trading as ROI specialises in state-of-the-art enterprise computing solution products and services, which include UNIX/LINUX support and maintenance, ICT consulting, data storage, servers, connectivity, monitoring tools and customised applications.
A 100% Botswana owned enterprise with a 25% share of the local enterprise computing market, ROI serves public sector, parastatals (Botswana Power Corporation), telecommunications companies (Mascom), Educational institutes (University of Botswana) and private companies. Ishmael Lesolame, Managing Director, explains, “We maintain the highest international standards and we partner with major vendors like EMC, Hewlett-Packard, VMware and Oracle. We pride ourselves on having earned the accreditation and certification required by these international ICT leaders.”
Many of ROI’s customers serve close to one million users or more and need the equipment and technologies to handle transactions at this level. Ishmael Lesolame says, “We tailor our services to meet each customer’s specific requirements so that we can help them take their business to greater heights. Our staff members have exceptional expertise and we differentiate ourselves from our competitors by addressing local needs.”
Looking to the future, ROI is developing special services for the security sector and aims to offer additional applications, database support and more. Ishmael Lesolame concludes, “ROI is ready to provide leading edge services to both local and international customers and we welcome investors willing to partner with us to grow Botswana into Africa’s international ICT hub.”