1996 :.

August 1996
Absolute Solutions cc is founded by Mac Anamourlis, Richard Taylor and Robin Bulling with the mission of providing a holistic solution to companies requiring hardware, networking, software, accounting and internet services with a focus on personal service and cutting edge technology.

“For all your computer, network, accounting and internet solutions”

The company sets up its operations in Lauren’s 2-bedroom flat and hits the ground running by securing 4 customers, Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceuticals, The Clinix Hospital Group, Madison Advertising and The Look Guide.

 
September 1996
Formal offices are leased at 1st floor Patula Building in Lynnwood Glen, Pretoria.
 
October 1996
Our first internet software development solution is proposed, and subsequently ordered by international accounting firm; Deloitte & Touche, followed swiftly by an order from Magic Travel for a corporate web site.
 
November 1996
Absol acquires the franchise rights, infrastructure and customer base of the Pretoria branch of Le Club Internet (LIA). A total of 80 dial-up customers serviced by 8 modems are transferred and infrastructure is immediately upgraded to 16 modems in anticipation of an aggressive customer acquisition strategy. The ISP is later re-branded as Club Internet.
 
December 1996
First employee hired.