Glossary

A

ACCA

Association of Chartered Certified Accountants

AIM

Alternative Investment Market, the London Stock Exchange’s international market for smaller, growing companies

AGM

Annual General Meeting

AME

Africa and Middle East

Analysys Mason

A company within Datatec’s Consulting division, which provides specialist advice in telecoms, IT and media

B

BBBEE

Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment

BPO

Business Process Outsourcing

C

CDP

Carbon Disclosure Project

CEO

Chief Executive Officer

CFA

Chief Financial Analyst

CFO

Chief Financial Officer

CIO

Chief Information Officer

CIPC

Companies and Intellectual Property Commission

CIPD

Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development

CISSP

Certified Information Systems Security Professional

Consulting

Analysys Mason, Mason Advisory and The Via Group, a division of Datatec that provides strategic and technical consulting

COO

Chief Operating Officer

CPI

Consumer Price Index

CSDP

Central Securities Depository Participant

CSI

Corporate social investment, contributions (monetary, employee time and resources), external to normal business activities for the purpose of benefiting and uplifting communities

E

EDGE

Westcon-Comstor’s partner framework – Engage, Develop, Grow, Extend

EMEA

Europe, Middle East and Africa

ESN

Emergency Service Mobile Network

Exco

Executive Committee

G

GDP

Gross Domestic Product

GTDC

Global Technology Distribution Council

I

ICAEW

Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales

IIRC

International Integrated Reporting Council

IMF

International Monetary Fund

Intact

A company within Datatec’s WestconGroup division, which provides high-end professional services related to networking and support. Intact was transferred to WestconGroup’s newly established services unit in the previous year

IRC

South African Integrated Reporting Committee

ISIN

International Securities Identification Number

J

JSE

The Johannesburg Stock Exchange, a securities exchange operated by JSE Limited

K

King III Code or King III

The King Code of Corporate Governance Principles for South Africa, 2009 and the King Report on Corporate Governance for South Africa, 2009

KPIs

Key performance indicators, a set of quantifiable measures that a company or industry uses to gauge or compare performance in terms of meeting its strategic and operational goals

L

Logicalis or Logicalis Group

A division of Datatec that supplies IT solutions and managed services

LSE

London Stock Exchange

M

MCO

Argentina, Chile, Columbia, Paraguay and Uruguay

MBA

Master of Business Administration

N

NASDAQ

National Association of Securities Automated Quotations, a United States electronic securities market

NYSE

New York Stock Exchange

O

OECD

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

OHS

Occupational Health and Safety Act 85 of 1993

S

SAICA

South African Institute of Chartered Accountants

T

The Board

The Board of Directors of Datatec Limited, as set out here

The Companies Act

South African Companies Act 71 of 2008, as amended

The Company or Datatec

Datatec Limited, listed on the JSE in the “Computer Services” sector and on the LSE’s AIM and its subsidiaries as the context indicates

The Group

The Datatec Group, Datatec Limited and its subsidiaries

The current year, the year or the year under review

The year ended 29 February 2016

The previous year

The year ended 28 February 2015

The Register

The register of ordinary shareholders

The UK Code

UK Corporate Governance Code

The Via Group or Via

A company within Datatec’s Consulting division, providing unified communications and voice solutions

TMT

Telecommunications, Media and Technology

W

WEEE

Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment

WestconGroup or Westcon-Comstor

A division of Datatec that supplies unified communications, network infrastructure, data centre and security solutions worldwide