COMPUTATE was born in 2009. We’ve learned a lot since then, but we continue to learn what is most important to our clients’ success and what their businesses need most from their IT partners.

Looking back, one of the reasons why we started our business, was to eliminate the frustration that SYSPRO™ customers experienced when their systems did not perform as they’d hoped. As a result, performance has become our passion. This focus on performance means that our clients get the most out of their technology without ever having to consult a third party to resolve conflicting advice.

We own your IT with the same focus and passion as we view our own. That’s why we work hard and invest time upfront – to understand your business and make sure that the complete solutions we implement for your business are solutions we are prepared to guarantee.

Value before profit is at the very heart of what we do. It’s how we deliver round the clock responsiveness that keeps you online, all the time, no matter what.


We know that a successful business is one built on the foundation of entrepreneurial spirit and partnerships. This means striving for trust, accountability, and a personal connection with every one of our clients. You don’t have to take our word for it. We’re more than happy for you to ask them yourself.


Our core partners work with us to support our client solutions. Backed by similar values, we have chosen to work with partners that buy into the same ethos that we do. For this reason, we take ownership, trust, honesty, and integrity very seriously.

Our core principle of value before profit has come to influence the way in which we select our partners. This means that we have been able to compile a network of partnerships that enable us to deliver the best possible IT solutions to turnaround your IT department and ultimately, solve your business problem.

COMPUTATE is a licensed ECS and ECNS provider with ICASA.


COMPUTATE is backed by passionate professionals who are driven by excellence. Our exposure to a number of industries makes our approach to the world of business IT one based on key insights, sound knowledge, and authority.

Keeping up with the changes in IT is a full time job. Our team of IT specialists who make it their passion to keep up to date with the latest changes in technology, a luxury that many full-time IT professionals don’t enjoy. This means that our clients will always have the best technology solutions available for their business problems.

Stephen Gultig

Stephen Gultig

Managing Director

Stephen is a cofounder of COMPUTATE. He has 25 years’ experience in manufacturing and consulting with 10 years at board level. He is passionate about technology, a passion turned career change that has lead to 10 years’ experience with IT system design and installation. Stephen is a Microsoft Certified Professional.

Denton Muil

Denton Muil

Financial Director

Denton is a qualified chartered accountant B.Com Dip. Acc CA (SA) and a member of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants (SAICA). He was head of Information Technology at Investec Private Bank and a member of the executive team responsible for Investec’s Private Banking business. He was previously an Associate Director at global advisory firm PwC. Denton’s exposure to global business at the highest level and his passion for our business are key ingredients to us building a successful and sustainable business that will stand the test of time. Denton has excellent strategy, finance, technology and risk management skills and is responsible for our business strategy, business development, finance, technology and operational risk. He values building businesses with people and believes relationships are at the core of excellent delivery.

Ivan Stoyanov

Ivan Stoyanov

Technical Director

Ivan is an ICT Specialist with over 15 years’ experience in the industry. He has a B.Com Honours in Information Systems and many other industry specific qualifications. With a strong passion for everything IT, Ivan heads up the Technical Department. He has a broad range of IT skills in Networking, Hardware, Software and Operating Systems.

Richard Hiam

Richard Hiam

Head of SYSPRO™

Richard has had 25 years’ experience implementing and training on SYSPRO. He was awarded a certificate by SYSPRO for being the first person to achieve accreditation on IMPACT (As SYSPRO was then known). He managed his own company for many years before teaming up with Stephen Gultig. He has successfully implemented numerous manufacturing and distribution sites and now heads the SYSPRO team at COMPUTATE.

Ray Otto

Ray Otto

SYSPRO™ Solutions

Ray has over twenty-five years’ experience in the fields of Database Design and Management, and Application Development. With an entrepreneurial background, he understands real-world business problems in the Service, Distribution and Manufacturing sectors and has worked with enterprises ranging from Unilever to SMEs. Having graduated from the School of Design at Natal Technikon, Ray has a passion for good design, that when combined with his obsession for accuracy, efficiency and timeliness delivers professional, user-friendly solutions. Ray is responsible for our Application Support division, including SYSPRO and IQ Retail Support operations, SYSPRO Customisation and Integration, Application Design and Development, and SQL Server Administration.