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SqwidNet launches their IoT Entrepreneurship Programme (IoT)E

SqwidNet launches IoT Entrepreneurship Programme

October 17, 2017 • Internet of Things, Southern AfricaComments (0)

SqwidNet, the licensed Sigfox IoT network operator in South Africa, has announced the launch of its entrepreneurship programme, (IoT) E- IoT to the power E. This programme is aimed to empower entrepreneurs who would like to develop their skills and knowledge to become established players in the IoT ecosystem nationally and internationally. According to the...

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Connected logistics gives rise to super-powered mobile platforms

Connected logistics gives rise to super-powered mobile platforms

October 17, 2017 • Internet of ThingsComments (0)

While the supply chain sector is known to be early adopters of technology, locally the sector has been cautious with Mobile and Cloud based technology adoption. In the relentless race to meet the requirements of customers, logistics providers have realised...

Ashley Gorakhpurwalla

Dell’s Ashley Gorakhpurwalla discusses the importance of preparing for IoT

October 16, 2017 • Features, Internet of Things, Top Stories, VideoComments (0)

Ashley Gorakhpurwalla has more than 25 years of engineering, business management and executive leadership experience in the IT Industry. He is President and General Manager of Dell EMC’s Server Solutions business, which is responsible for the development of...

10 tips to protect your IoT-connected home

Top 10 tips to protect your IoT-connected home

October 12, 2017 • East Africa, Internet of Things, Lists, North Africa, Security, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

The fourth industrial revolution is coming and it is coming fast. Leading this revolution is undoubtedly the development of the Internet of Things (IoT) and soon we will be living in a world where everything is connected to the internet, even your home....

Vodafoneresearch reveals South African optimism over IOT

Vodafone research reveals South Africa’s optimism over Internet of Things

October 11, 2017 • Internet of Things, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

Vodafone has released the South African findings of its fifth annual IoT Barometer Report. The research has shown that South Africans are optimistic about possible business outcomes from the Internet of Things (IoT). The IoT Barometer research surveyed 1,278...

Dell IQT Day NYC

Dell IQT Day New York: Dell unveils new IoT strategy

October 10, 2017 • Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments (0)

In New York City, on 10 October 2017, Dell Technologies unveiled its Internet of Things (IoT) vision and strategy, which comes in the form of a new IoT division as well as new IoT specific products, labs, partner program and consumption models. As revealed by...

How to harness IoT to protect and track your assets

How to harness IoT to protect and track your assets

October 10, 2017 • East Africa, Internet of Things, North Africa, Opinion, Southern Africa, West AfricaComments (0)

As more devices, assets and ‘things’ become connected, businesses are exploring the opportunity to harness the Internet of Things (IoT) to protect and track their assets – everything from livestock to plant equipment, shipping containers and vehicles....

IOTFA2018

2nd IoT Forum Africa to address the transformational power of IoT

October 6, 2017 • Events, Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments Off on 2nd IoT Forum Africa to address the transformational power of IoT

The second edition of what has been billed as Africa’s leading Internet of Things (IoT) conference, Internet of Things Forum Africa 2018 (#IOTFA2018) will tackle transformational IoT trends and explore the benefits of IoT in different industries....

Leverage analytics to unlock IoT

Leverage analytics to unlock true value of IoT innovation

October 6, 2017 • Cloud Computing, Internet of Things, OpinionComments Off on Leverage analytics to unlock true value of IoT innovation

With analysts estimating that up to 80 billion devices and sensors will be in the market by 2020, the need for real-time processing and analytics has escalated as companies work to realise the up to $8.9 trillion in additional revenue predicted to be unlocked...

IOT

Artificial Intelligence: Delivering value to the IoT strategy

October 4, 2017 • Internet of Things, OpinionComments Off on Artificial Intelligence: Delivering value to the IoT strategy

The Internet of Things (IoT) is one of the latest technology buzzwords, promising to deliver many benefits by connecting devices with sensors that transmit data via the Internet to a platform where this data is stored. The real value in IoT, however, is the...

How M2M is on the cusp of revolutionising the professional world

How M2M is revolutionising the professional world

October 3, 2017 • East Africa, Internet of Things, North Africa, Opinion, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on How M2M is revolutionising the professional world

Machine-to-Machine (M2M) technology is on the rise both at home and in the workplace, and will soon significantly impact and empower the way we live and work. M2M solutions – devices connecting, communicating, and working directly with one another – have...

IoT

Top 5 steps to ensure your IoT strategy is a success

September 29, 2017 • General, Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments Off on Top 5 steps to ensure your IoT strategy is a success

Whether it’s a smart scale in our home, which advises us how to adapt our eating and exercise regimes, or a smart shelf within a retail store that is able to ‘restock’ itself using sensors which automatically trigger stock orders as shelves empty,...

Internet of Things

Case Study: Using the Internet of Things to compete with the best

September 27, 2017 • Internet of Things, OpinionComments Off on Case Study: Using the Internet of Things to compete with the best

In a world advancing in technology as quickly as ours, the Internet of Things (IoT) is destined to make a meaningful and resounding impact on nearly every sector – a trend we are already seeing. But what exactly is IoT, how does it apply to our local South...

Building an ROI for the Internet of Things

Building an ROI for the Internet of Things

September 26, 2017 • Internet of Things, Opinion, Southern AfricaComments Off on Building an ROI for the Internet of Things

South African businesses are increasingly moving towards investing in the Internet of Things (IoT) because it can streamline work processes, reduce manpower requirements, and improve customer service. According to Vodafone’s IoT barometer results, 90...

The challenges facing IT leaders

Gartner Symposium 2017: Keith Fenner talks IoT in Africa

September 22, 2017 • Features, Internet of Things, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Gartner Symposium 2017: Keith Fenner talks IoT in Africa

IT News Africa caught up with Keith Fenner, Vice-President: Sage Enterprise Africa and Middle East, at the 2017 Gartner Symposium held at the Cape Town International Conference Center in South Africa. Fenner, at the Symposium, delivered a presentation about...

Leverage analytics to unlock true value of IoT innovation

How analytics can unlock the true value of IoT

September 22, 2017 • Big Data, Cloud Computing, East Africa, Internet of Things, North Africa, Opinion, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on How analytics can unlock the true value of IoT

With analysts estimating that up to 80 billion devices and sensors will be in the market by 2020, the need for real-time processing and analytics has escalated as companies work to realise the up to $8.9 trillion in additional revenue predicted to be unlocked...