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Siemon’s new lighter coloured cabinet solutions improve aesthetics and visibility

Siemon’s announces new lighter coloured cabinet solutions

June 19, 2018 • Backup and Storage, Big Data, HardwareComments (0)

Siemon, a global network infrastructure company, has announced that its cabinet solutions and accessories are now available in white and light grey, which according to the company delivers modern look for today’s data centres and telecommunications spaces. In addition to existing black (RAL 9011), Siemon’s VersaPOD, V800, V600 and wall-mount cabinets...

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Records and processes are a very big part of GDPR.

Tackling the pertinent aspects of GDPR

June 17, 2018 • Big Data, SponsoredComments (0)

For businesses around the world, including Africa, the implementation of the European Union’s (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is particularly pertinent. This is because the GDPR applies not only to all states in the EU, but more especially...

How South African companies can use blockchain to drive business value

How South African companies can use blockchain to drive business value

June 9, 2018 • Big Data, General, Opinion, Southern AfricaComments (0)

Blockchain is emerging as one of today’s most disruptive technologies, with the ability to radically reshape how business is done by enabling secure, efficient and transparent business-to-business transactions. Its predicted to deliver $176 billion...

Billy Last, CEO of content and software solutions provider, LexisNexis South Africa,

New Technology Equips Legal Field for the Future

June 7, 2018 • Big Data, GeneralComments Off on New Technology Equips Legal Field for the Future

Technology is transforming the information landscape and rapidly changing the workplace. The generally conservative legal industry has in no way been spared, with new technologies and innovations disrupting – and enabling – the practice of law, demanding...

MiX Telematics introduces MiX Integrate

MiX Telematics introduces MiX Integrate

June 6, 2018 • Big Data, SoftwareComments Off on MiX Telematics introduces MiX Integrate

MiX Telematics, a leading global provider of fleet and asset management solutions, introduces MiX Integrate, an intuitive API platform that allows for seamless third-party data integration. For customers, MiX Integrate is the perfect bridge between in-house...

The General Data Protection Regulation legislation is the most important change in data privacy regulation in 20 years.

The Impact of GDPR on Digital Marketing

June 6, 2018 • Big DataComments Off on The Impact of GDPR on Digital Marketing

The General Data Protection Regulation legislation is the most important change in data privacy regulation in 20 years. Its fundamental aim is to protect all EU citizens from privacy and data breaches in an increasingly data-driven world. As the international...

Andrea Tucker, Business Applications Head (R&D) at e4

Data integration proving to be a ‘must-have’ for cloud-focused enterprises

June 6, 2018 • Big Data, OpinionComments Off on Data integration proving to be a ‘must-have’ for cloud-focused enterprises

Cloud integration is rapidly becoming one of 2018’s top software trends. Andrea Tucker, Business Applications Head (R&D) at e4, says that developing data integration is proving to be a ‘must-have’ for cloud-focused enterprises and service providers....

SUSE contributes advanced management and monitoring capabilities to Ceph (Image from www.glassdoor.com)

SUSE contributes advanced management and monitoring capabilities to Ceph

June 6, 2018 • Backup and Storage, Big DataComments Off on SUSE contributes advanced management and monitoring capabilities to Ceph

SUSE, experts at making open source software consumable in the enterprise, is contributing the manpower, concepts and architecture of the openATTIC storage management framework to the Ceph open source project, turning it into the new default built-in...

Evolving the game with the management of data

Evolving the game with the management of data

June 6, 2018 • Big Data, OpinionComments Off on Evolving the game with the management of data

Professional sport has evolved drastically over the past two decades, with teams, coaches, and athletes alike making use of data management technologies to ensure they produce the best performance possible, both as a team and as individuals. In all reality,...

Since launching a year ago, SAP Leonardo technical capabilities have helped hundreds of customers innovate.

SAP announces new suite of solutions to modernise CRM

June 5, 2018 • Big DataComments Off on SAP announces new suite of solutions to modernise CRM

SAP SE today fulfilled its ambition to disrupt the marketplace for customer relationship management (CRM) with the formal introduction of a new suite of applications, SAP® C/4HANA, to help businesses serve and retain customers. SAP also announced the SAP...

Blockchain to unlock real value for South African sport

Blockchain to unlock real value for South African sport

May 25, 2018 • Big Data, Internet of Things, Southern AfricaComments Off on Blockchain to unlock real value for South African sport

Distributed, transparent and open source – Blockchain technology is changing the way we look at, and use data. Already revolutionising the financial sector with its potential to bring real change, Blockchain is starting to shake up a number of other...

Andrew Hoseck, COO at In2IT Technologies,

Technology, putting the ‘resource’ in Human Resources

May 24, 2018 • Big Data, GeneralComments Off on Technology, putting the ‘resource’ in Human Resources

The technology terms ‘machine learning’, ‘Artificial Intelligence (AI)’, ‘Big Data’ and ‘robotics’ are being thrown around with increasing ease these days. We’ve become very comfortable with these technologies, mainly because they are...

Icasa not to implement new data rules according to court orders

ICASA To Protect Customers Against Data Bill Shock

May 21, 2018 • Big Data, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on ICASA To Protect Customers Against Data Bill Shock

ICASA has taken the first step in addressing the high cost of data in South Africa. A number of new regulations are making networks unhappy. ICASA (Independent Communications Authority of South Africa) recently published its End-User and Subscriber Service...

The AWS shared responsibility model and GDPR

GDPR is here: 9 ways technology can help get ready for it

May 18, 2018 • Big Data, SecurityComments Off on GDPR is here: 9 ways technology can help get ready for it

Shorthand for the General Data Protection Regulation, this is a benchmark law aimed at tightening data control around personal data involving EU citizens. Not complying with GDPR can see a company excluded from any European business, while companies found in...

Evolving the game with the management of data

Can data management solve the drug resistance challenge?

May 16, 2018 • Big Data, OpinionComments Off on Can data management solve the drug resistance challenge?

Flu season is once again around the corner and many South Africans will be turning to their trusted dose of antibiotics to resolve the outbreak as effectively as possible. Despite this ongoing routine, South Africa is facing a huge problem. A study, which was...

The EU General Data Protection Regulation: tick box exercise or catalyst for change?

The EU General Data Protection Regulation: tick box exercise or catalyst for change?

May 15, 2018 • Big Data, OpinionComments Off on The EU General Data Protection Regulation: tick box exercise or catalyst for change?

What makes your business tick? Changes to sales volumes, the latest gadgets, or the information customers exchange with you? Well, brace yourself: the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will help to enforce some big commercial reprioritisations....