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Intel CEO resigns over past relationship with employee

Intel CEO resigns over past relationship with employee

June 23, 2018 • Company News, People, Top StoriesComments (0)

Intel, an American multinational corporation and technology company, announced on Thursday, 22 June 2018 that its chief executive, Brian Krzanich, resigned after an investigation found he had a “past consensual relationship” with an employee. This relationship was a breach of the company’s non-fraternisation policy, a policy that...

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Dell EMC Forum: Helping South Africa realise its digital future

Dell EMC Forum: Helping South Africa realise its digital future

March 29, 2018 • Company News, Top StoriesComments Off on Dell EMC Forum: Helping South Africa realise its digital future

It’s time for South African businesses and institutions to realise their digital future. They know this and are eager to do so, which is why they converged on the Sandton Convention Centre for the 2018 Dell EMC Africa Forum. The event attracted companies...

Almost 2Tbps: Arbor Networks foils largest-ever DDoS attack

Almost 2Tbps: Arbor Networks foils largest-ever DDoS attack

March 23, 2018 • Company News, SponsoredComments Off on Almost 2Tbps: Arbor Networks foils largest-ever DDoS attack

In a world in which bigger often means better, Arbor Networks, the security division of NETSCOUT, was recently put to the test and passed with flying colours. This is according to Bryan Hamman, Arbor Network’s territory manager for Sub-Saharan Africa who...

Vodacom launches future jobs innovation to boost digital economy employability

Vodacom future jobs innovation to boost digital economy employability

March 22, 2018 • Company News, Top StoriesComments Off on Vodacom future jobs innovation to boost digital economy employability

Vodacom, through its youth segment platform NXT LVL, launched a future jobs programme under the banner “What will you be?.” This latest innovation uses the Future Jobs Finder portal to provide career guidance and access to training content to enhance the...

Reshaad Sha resigns from SqwidNet

Activate Group and SqwidNet sign IoT partnership agreement

March 13, 2018 • Company News, Top StoriesComments Off on Activate Group and SqwidNet sign IoT partnership agreement

Activate Group, an end-to-end Internet of Things (IoT), mobile solutions and IoT-as-a-service provider, has signed a partnership with SqwidNet, the licensed Sigfox IoT network operator in South Africa. Sigfox, a global IoT network, has established an...

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Cloud computing evolves, becomes enterprise cloud-as-a-service

March 9, 2018 • Company News, SponsoredComments Off on Cloud computing evolves, becomes enterprise cloud-as-a-service

Over the past two decades or so, the concept of cloud computing has evolved dramatically, as new data centre and networking technologies came to the fore, and new types of ‘cloud’ emerged. While the cloud’s roots may be traced back to computing from...

Red Bull launches new social tech basement program in South Africa

Red Bull launches new social tech basement program in South Africa

March 5, 2018 • Company News, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Red Bull launches new social tech basement program in South Africa

More than half of the world’s population is currently living in urban centres. These residents face constant challenges within a limited living space. Red Bull Basement, which will launch for the first time in South Africa, will create more friendly,...

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Truecaller to set up Sub-Saharan Africa headquarters in Nairobi

March 2, 2018 • Company News, East Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Truecaller to set up Sub-Saharan Africa headquarters in Nairobi

Truecaller has announced plans to set up headquarters in Nairobi,Kenya and has appointed Zakaria Hersi as Director of Partnerships for Africa. In his position, Zakaria will be spearheading Truecaller’s expansion in the region and forging partnerships with...

Visibility is dead; long live real-time network visibility

Networks Unlimited joins Carbon Black partner programme as a solutions provider partner

March 1, 2018 • Company News, SponsoredComments Off on Networks Unlimited joins Carbon Black partner programme as a solutions provider partner

Networks Unlimited, a leading value-added distributor within the Sub-Saharan Africa market, on 1 March 2018 announced it has joined the Carbon Black partner programme as a Value Added Distributor (VAD). Carbon Black is a leader in next-generation endpoint...

Building resilience against distributed threats at government level

Arbor Networks’ 13th Annual Worldwide Infrastructure Security report revealed

February 26, 2018 • Company News, SponsoredComments Off on Arbor Networks’ 13th Annual Worldwide Infrastructure Security report revealed

Arbor Networks, the security division of NETSCOUT, has released its 13th Annual Worldwide Infrastructure Security Report (WISR), offering direct insights from network and security professionals into the most critical security challenges facing today’s...

Digital infrastructure and agility needed to enable tomorrow’s workforce

SAP named Platinum Sponsor of Africa’s leading IoT conference

February 15, 2018 • Company News, Top StoriesComments Off on SAP named Platinum Sponsor of Africa’s leading IoT conference

SAP Africa has been confirmed as the Platinum Sponsor for the second edition of the Internet of Things Forum Africa (#IOTFA2018). According to SAP Global Head of IoT Nils Herzberg, this year will see African business invest in digital transformation...

Gen II security could save companies from a Gen V cyberattack

The cloud could be the strongest business weapon yet

February 12, 2018 • Company News, SponsoredComments Off on The cloud could be the strongest business weapon yet

“The snowball effect of cloud computing is the increasing manner in how businesses meet their IT needs,” says Anton Jacobsz, managing director at African value-added distributor, Networks Unlimited. He explains this “manner” as a move away from the...

Visibility is dead; long live real-time network visibility

Hypergrid offers full-stack cloud solution for containers with pay-as-you-go consumption model

February 12, 2018 • Company News, SponsoredComments Off on Hypergrid offers full-stack cloud solution for containers with pay-as-you-go consumption model

Containerisation has been the driving force behind efforts to accelerate software development, move to the cloud, and modernise legacy applications. This is according to an article written recently by Amjad Afanah, VP of Product, HyperCloud at HyperGrid, a...

Afrimax announces sale of Busy Internet Ghana

Afrimax announces sale of Busy Internet Ghana

February 9, 2018 • Company News, Top StoriesComments Off on Afrimax announces sale of Busy Internet Ghana

The Afrimax Group has successfully completed the sale of one of its African subsidiaries, Busy Internet Ghana Limited, to AI Technologies Limited, a company incorporated in Ghana. The move is part of the Afrimax Group’s strategy aimed at reorganising its...

Who will attend Africa's leading Internet of Things Forum 2018

Deloitte sponsors IoT Forum Africa

February 2, 2018 • Company News, Events, Internet of Things, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Deloitte sponsors IoT Forum Africa

Deloitte has been announced as Gold Sponsor of IoT Forum Africa 2018 (#IOTFA2018). On the 14th and 15th of March 2018, IOTFA 2018 will bring together thought leaders, visionaries and experts in Johannesburg, to share their knowledge of real-world IoT trends,...

Reshaad Sha resigns from SqwidNet

AfricaCom 2017: Reshaad Sha discusses the growth of SqwidNet

November 15, 2017 • Company News, Top StoriesComments Off on AfricaCom 2017: Reshaad Sha discusses the growth of SqwidNet

In this video interview, CEO of SqwidNet, Reshaad Sha discusses how Sqwidnet has evolved since its launch at AfricaCom 2016. Additionally, Reshaad Sha also discusses potential expansion plans for the company, within other African countries, as well as the...