About Datanet


"To provide the best data capturing facility in South Africa."


"To evolve from a 'number crunching' entity to a business with diverse products able to add value for customers."

Core Values

"Driven by the aspiration of our people we will respect and uphold the Constitution of the Republic of South Africa. We have committed ourselves to training our personnel to the highest standards and always remembering that they are our most valued assets."

Equal Opportunities

"Our policy of personnel development ensures all employees have an equal opportunity to develop according to individual potential."

Maximization of Resources

"Through encouraging scalability and continuous improvement within a competitive market."

Cost Effectiveness

"We strive to deliver a service that provides the Client with value for money and contributes sustainability to the protection of our Client's assets and loss reduction."

Openness and Transparency

"We are open and transparent with each other and with our Clients."

Service Standards

"We do not compromise on standards and set standards other battle to follow."

Ability to Change

"We are constantly sensitive to identify new opportunities and we are pro-actively ready to change without resistance."
The History of Datanet
  • Datanet has been capturing data electronically for 37 years.
  • Datanet captures and processes the stock takes for Shoprite/Checkers stores country wide.
  • Datanet obtained a major capturing contract with SA Post Office (1994-2001) as well as financial data capturing for Telkom.
  • Datanet captured the National Elections comprising:
    • Capturing registrations of all poling stations and
    • Result capturing in Pretoria for all nine provinces (1999)
  • Datanet did the Telkom share offer in 2002.
  • Currently, Datanet captures the Grade 9 Applications, Mark Sheets, and Markers for the Limpopo Department of Education (2004-2007) In a joint venture with UNISA, the South African Literacy Initiative (2002).
  • Datanet captured the registrations of 5 000 volunteer educators and 100 000 learners in all 9 provinces. In 2003 the volume increased to 10 000 educators and 210 000 learners. Datanet processed all salaries of Coordinators, Monitors, Tutors and Volunteer Educators electronically.
  • Datanet captures large research projects for University of Pretoria, UNISA, Tshwane University of Technology, Markinor, Synovate, Africon Response, SHL, BMR, Deloitte Consulting, Strategy Tactics and Africon (African Civil Engineering).
Datanet's Current & Past Customers
  • AC Nielson
  • African Response (PTY) LTD
  • African Essentials
  • Africon
  • Barleda
  • BDB
  • BMR
  • Business Enterprises, University of Pretoria
  • Business Connection
  • CASE
  • CE at UP
  • CSIR
  • CSVR
  • Deloitte Consulting
  • Department of Education
  • Department of Labour
  • Department of Statistics
  • DMSA Data Management & Statistical Analysis
  • Durban Corporation
  • EHR Consulting
  • Ethekwini Municipality
  • Ford Motor Company
  • GOBA Consulting Engineers and Project Managers
  • Human Sciences Research Council
  • Hoosen, Dr.
  • ICAS SA - Employee assistance programmes
  • IEC Electoral Commission of South Africa
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Limpopo Provincial Government
  • Lumko Institute
  • Markdata
  • Markinor
  • Mc Carthy Limited
  • Mpumalanga Department of Education
  • NG Kerk
  • Organizational Diagnostics
  • Putco
  • South African Broadcasting Corporation
  • SAB&T Business Inovations Group (PTY) LTD
  • S.A. Post Office / Savings Bank
  • Saville & Holdsworth (SA) (PTY) LTD
  • Shoprite Checkers
  • Siemens Business Services
  • SSI Engineers & Environmental Consultants
  • State Information Technology Agency
  • Strategy Tactics
  • Synovate
  • Tshwane University of Technology
  • Umulasi Counsil for Quality Assurance
  • University of South Africa
  • Université de Versailles St-Quentin-en-Yvelines Paris France
  • Uramin Inc.
  • Vermeulen Transport