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21st Century launches wholly indigenous business collaboration tool, Konet

Konet will help businesses rebuild the damage caused by the COVID 19 Pandemic – Wale Ajisebutu

21st Century Technologies Limited, a leading ICT powerhouse in Africa has launched Konet; a wholly indigenous business collaboration tool that will help Small, Medium and Large scale enterprises adapt to the new world of work, instigated by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Konet is Nigeria’s first owned collaboration tool. It is a technology suite that empowers individuals, SMEs, start-ups and businesses to become more productive online.

Its features include, but not limited to Voice, Video, Live Chat, File Sharing with Brand Customisation.

The Web Virtual Conferencing market size is USD12.58 Billion in 2020 and it is estimated to reach USD 19.02 Billion, by 2025, at a CAGR of 8.6%, according to PRNewswire.

Speaking during a virtual press conference, to launch the service on July 15, 2020, the Founder and CEO of 21st Century Technologies Limited, Wale Ajibutu, said:

The platform was carefully designed, to cater for the needs of SME and Businesses, as they face the new normal, occasioned by the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic.

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Wale Ajisebutu, Chairman, 21st Century Technologies Limited

Sharing on what the company intends to achieve, with the service, Ajisebutu said:

“Our plan is to build an ecosystem, to enable collaboration, most secure collaboration environment in businesses, add efficiencies to workflows and allow organizations make decisions quickly, with customers, vendors and partners”.

Ajisebutu emphasized that Konet is, a very secured platform, with enterprise grade security features and compliance standards, to prevent data loss.

“Our ISO certifications make us top of the line, globally, however, we’ve ensured that our services remain easily deployed and used by businesses”, he stated.

“This will help Nigeria as a country, to rebuild the damaged economy, being caused by COVID-19 pandemic”, Ajisebutu added.

Ibukun Femi-Ajala, Konet Team Lead, further stated that the service is targeted, at Corporates, Transportation, Retail, Hospitality, Educational Institutions, Government and individuals.

Ibukun Femi-Ajala, Team Lead, Konet.com

“With Konet’s seamless connectivity, brainstorming sessions, with your teammates, will be more productive”, Ibukun stressed.

“Konet is more than just a collaboration tool and will become a technology marketplace.

We have decided to launch first and then, introduce other key features and products, in batches.

Unquestionably, you will see some features of Konet in other existing products, which have been successful”, Ibuprofen opined.

Konet Collaboration Tool unveiled

While Konet’s biggest challenge could be the conversion ratio, from other collaboration platforms, Ibukun believes that the effectiveness and features of the platform, will distinguish it among peers.

In his words: “Online collaboration has become our new norm, with the recent happenings of COVID-19 pandemic crisis, the minds of our target market is re-oriented to the possibility of how effective ‘Work from Home’ can help reduce the running cost and mental wellness of members, for most organizations, hence, the need for collaboration tool, to enhance productivity amongst team members.

“We’re not relenting, because we see Konet as more than just a collaboration tool. More modules will be introduced, to further improve the ways in which organisations do business.”

You can get started here today, to enjoy the premium service for free till September 2020.


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