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Iniel Dreyer, Managing Director of Gabsten Technologies.

CloudProtect available for local data backup and security

December 7, 2016 • Cloud Computing, Company NewsComments Off on CloudProtect available for local data backup and security

Gabsten Technologies has formed a partnership with EasyBiz making CloudProtect solution available to EasyBiz QuickBooks users. A backup and recovery solution, CloudProtect allows business-owners to store important electronic data securely at a remote data centre located in South Africa. This will provide QuickBooks users with access to an affordable, secure...

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A comprehensive security strategy needs to reflect the interdependence of physical and virtual security

3 ways to improve your small business’ online security

December 2, 2016 • Cloud Computing, Opinion, SecurityComments Off on 3 ways to improve your small business’ online security

Cyber security is a growing concern for South African businesses. PwC’s 2016 Global Economic Crime Survey shows that cyber-crime is South Africa’s second most reported economic crime: 32% of local companies reported an online security breach in the...

Microsoft aims to secure Internet of Things devices with its new Azure Sphere solution.

Eseye achieves AWS IoT competency status

November 30, 2016 • Cloud Computing, Internet of ThingsComments Off on Eseye achieves AWS IoT competency status

Eseye announced that it is among the first to achieve Amazon Web Services (AWS) IoT Competency status. The designation recognises Eseye for delivering effective solutions and providing deep expertise in IoT. Achieving AWS IoT Competency differentiates Eseye...

Veeam achieves record $827 million in total bookings for 2017

Veeam joins HPE Complete Program

November 30, 2016 • Cloud Computing, Software, Top StoriesComments Off on Veeam joins HPE Complete Program

Veeam® Software has partnered with the Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) Complete program. The program adds Veeam solutions to HPE’s price list so that customers can purchase complete HPE and Veeam solutions directly from HPE and its resellers. This enables...

African businesses increase cloud budgets to scale operations

Openet launches a new business unit for immediate virtualised services

November 28, 2016 • Cloud Computing, Internet of Things, Software, Top StoriesComments Off on Openet launches a new business unit for immediate virtualised services

Openet has launched Openet Accelerate, a dedicated business unit focused on delivering service capability using automated, virtualised and cloud based networks. Located in Openet’s Dublin headquarters, the new unit will harness the latest technological...

Microsoft launches Kaizala mobile app in Kenya

Research shows that technology improves productivity in SA NGO’s

November 23, 2016 • Cloud Computing, General, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Research shows that technology improves productivity in SA NGO’s

98% of NGO’s in South Africa believe that technology is essential to their day-to-day operations. This is according to a recent survey conducted by Microsoft, which polled NGO’s across the region. The research also found that NGO’s who have adopted...

The availability of DocFusion365 is in line with its solution strategy and its focused drive to make cloud-based technology readily available to market segments traditionally excluded from high-end enterprise technology

AIS releases DocFusionR for Office365 to boost SME capability

November 22, 2016 • Cloud Computing, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on AIS releases DocFusionR for Office365 to boost SME capability

Assimilated Information Systems Pty Ltd. (AIS) has reinvented its cloud strategy and made its DocFusion365 cloud-based document automation engine available to SharePoint users via the Microsoft store. The offering is accessible to any sized venture and means...

Businesses could save more than 20% on IT spending.

Embracing the multi-cloud world could increase profits

November 22, 2016 • Cloud Computing, Top StoriesComments Off on Embracing the multi-cloud world could increase profits

Companies that have migrated the majority of their business systems to the cloud save on average more than 20 percent in IT spending as a percentage of revenue. Cloud application projects have also been found to deliver more than double the Return on...

Microsoft aims to secure Internet of Things devices with its new Azure Sphere solution.

Eseye announces breakthrough IoT technology with launch of AnyNet Secure™

November 22, 2016 • Cloud Computing, Internet of Things, Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Eseye announces breakthrough IoT technology with launch of AnyNet Secure™

Eseye has announced the launch of its new, revolutionary AnyNet Secure technology; a SIM designed to counter the threat of IoT security breaches and work with both cloud-based and enterprise data management platforms. With high profile DDoS attacks hitting...

Yasser Zeineldin, CEO, eHosting DataFort.

Why are businesses shifting to managed services for their IT needs?

November 21, 2016 • Cloud Computing, OpinionComments Off on Why are businesses shifting to managed services for their IT needs?

Look around any industry today and we see a huge change in the way they run their business. From large enterprises, to governments, to small and medium businesses, organizations are moving deeper into the digital era where technology is making an impact on...

40 percent of CIOs are planning to deploy Artificial Intelligence says Gartner

Xero predicts artificial intelligence will transform accounting

November 17, 2016 • Cloud Computing, Finance, Software, Top StoriesComments (1)

Technological innovation is transforming the accounting profession, with artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning set to have a big impact over the next few years. Cloud-based accounting software Xero was one of the first platforms to see the...

Businesses could save more than 20% on IT spending.

Zimbabwe: GetSure moves to a cloud platform with SilverBridge

November 16, 2016 • Cloud Computing, Southern AfricaComments Off on Zimbabwe: GetSure moves to a cloud platform with SilverBridge

SilverBridge designed and implemented a customised managed services solution at GetSure Zimbabwe to enable the insurer to migrate its individual life and group businesses to a cloud platform for streamlined operations. Although GetSure Zimbabwe initially...

Acumatica Cloud ERP Ranked Highest

SDL unveils global content management solutions in the Cloud

November 16, 2016 • Cloud Computing, EnterpriseComments Off on SDL unveils global content management solutions in the Cloud

SDL  announced two solutions for managing the complete global content lifecycle from creation through translation and delivery. The two revolutionary offerings, SDL Global Digital Experience Solution™ and SDL Global Knowledge Delivery Solution™, combine...

Oracle and Inoapps to transform the transition to cloud.

Oracle drives digital transformation in South Africa

November 14, 2016 • Cloud Computing, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Oracle drives digital transformation in South Africa

Digital transformation that supports South Africa’s Industry 4.0 preparedness, and acts as a catalyst for local economic growth was the key focus for Oracle’s digital day event in Johannesburg. Key Oracle experts and executives from leading South African...

Businesses could save more than 20% on IT spending.

Cloud storage: Implications of the PoPI Act

November 10, 2016 • Cloud ComputingComments Off on Cloud storage: Implications of the PoPI Act

Fundamentally, the power of computing is moving to the cloud. Powerful, bulky machines will be rendered unnecessary as data starts getting accessed through the even more powerful infrastructure built around the incredible processing power that now lives on...

Abdelrahman Ibrahim CTO of GSP Cisco Middle East.

Etisalat, Cisco release White paper on IoT

November 10, 2016 • Cloud Computing, Internet of ThingsComments Off on Etisalat, Cisco release White paper on IoT

Etisalat Group, in collaboration with Cisco unveiled a White Paper outlining its vision for the development of the Internet of Things (IoT). The White Paper – ‘Evolving the Service Provider Architecture for the IoT Era’ – provides a road map...