Our Companies

Our portfolio includes some of the most creative and innovative ICT solutions providers in Africa. The AYO Group continues to forge partnerships with companies that share its vision of empowering the continent’s public and private sectors.

Health System Technologies (HST)

Founded in 1980,  HST is a specialist provider of integrated healthcare ICT solutions. With offices spanning across South Africa, HST  partners with healthcare organisations to deploy medical record management systems, provide project management support, healthcare data cleansing and conversion, systems maintenance, upgrades and integrations and a host of other technology services focused on the healthcare industry.

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Included in the HST service and product offering are:

  • Development, implementation and training services
  • Project management of complex and large implementations
  • A blend of local and international skills, expertise and products
  • The provision and management of mission-critical ICT infrastructure

Just some of the implementations HST has spearheaded in recent years are the implementation of an enterprise-level health information system in the Western Cape across 54 hospitals, 290 clinics and 105 pharmacies. Also, HST implemented a centralized laboratory information system which covers all 293 National Health Laboratory Services (NHLS) outlets. Beyond local borders, the company has laboratory implementations in Tanzania and provides system support to 21 hospitals in Dubai.

Puleng Technologies

Puleng Technologies provides data governance, compliance, integrations and security services to a range of blue chip companies with a client-centric strategy that aligns their two most valuable assets: their data and users. Puleng’s suite of tailored bluechip solutions include, enterprise security management, complex infrastructure integrations, storage management, data governance and IT efficiency optimisation.

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A unified technology stack brings many benefits to an organisation. In essence, it simplifies infrastructure management and operations and maps a path to standardising operating environments, while injecting flexibility and performance into business functions. Puleng bridges the gap between their clients and their data by implementing industry best-practices, leveraging the latest in data management technologies and empowering people to use it to optimal value.

A proudly South African, BBB-EE level 2 ICT company, the Puleng makes considerable investment in local talent by continuously developing and upskilling its workforce. The brand has become synonymous with operational excellence as it delivers effective Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) programs to companies across South Africa.

Headset Solutions

Headset Solutions was established in 1993 and is one of the largest distributors of headsets on the African continent with a presence in 10 countries. Headset Solutions distributes two of the most notable brands within the telecommunications and consumer electronic markets, being Plantronics, a personal audio communication headset developed for a wide range of devices; and Konftel, a leading manufacturer of audio conferencing equipment.

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Headset Solutions delivers cutting-edge telecommunications solutions, backed up by exceptional customer service and after sales support. The company’s products are designed to interface with the world’s leading voice and video communications platforms and also offers software add-ons that further enhance the customer experience when utilizing their technology.


Afrozaar is a software consulting services company that provides digital solutions to retailers, media groups and brand agencies. With a client footprint in Africa, USA and Europe, the scope of projects the company has worked on is extensive. Afrozaar’s digital media product bundle, “The Publisher’s Toolbox”, delivers a highly scalable enterprise content distribution ecosystem.

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The toolbox consists of a powerful suite of digital media distribution applications, of which include:

  • The Baobab Suite: An enterprise publishing platform for distribution and monetisation of digital content.
  • Mojo Reporter: Mobile publishing app for journalists to backup, publish and review news content.
  • Augmenta: Print and online campaign enhancement platform that connects retailers and manufacturers to shoppers.
  • Imigino: A powerful video and image analysis software platform.

Complementing its range of digital media products is Afrozaar’s cloud infrastructure services under the Acacia Cloud Solutions brand. Acacia Cloud Solutions is an Amazon partner and cloud infrastructure business, specializing in professional and managed services relating to cloud technology.


Digital Matter

Digital Matter provides enterprise-level software solutions using the Microsoft development suite as its platform in all applications and products. The company’s flagship offerings have been successfully deployed within some of South Africa’s biggest organisations.

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Its ongoing success is thanks to a suite of well-established products, coupled with continued investment in new technologies as a bridge to building next-generation business solutions. Among others, Digital Matter has developed leading vehicle tracking, asset management and auditing solutions and have had marked success in the banking, retail, construction, heavy manufacturing, FMCG and telecoms sectors.

Each solution is designed to seamlessly integrate with Digital Matter’s clients’ front and backend infrastructures and affect tangible results from take on. This high level of customisation means Digital Matter’s customers derive continued value from its bespoke offerings.

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