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

South African IoT company expands to the UK

February 6, 2017 • Internet of ThingsComments Off on South African IoT company expands to the UK

South African Internet of Things company, IoT.nxt, will open an office in London UK early 2017, the first international office for the company founded one year ago. “We have experienced strong growth in the local market in the past year and we are ready to use the London office as a base to make inroads [&hellip...

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The inaugural IOT Forum Africa was an overwhelming success.

IOTFA 2017 announces Connect IoT as exhibitor

February 5, 2017 • Events, Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments Off on IOTFA 2017 announces Connect IoT as exhibitor

The Internet of Things Forum Africa (#IOTFA) taking place between 29 and 30 March 2017 is pleased to announce Connect IoT as an exhibitor. The event will be held in Johannesburg and will gather thought leaders, solution providers and decision makers from...

Creating safer cities to help drive greater economic growth

Top tech trends in security for 2017

January 31, 2017 • Internet of Things, Opinion, Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Top tech trends in security for 2017

Security will be a huge trend in 2017, following a number of high-profile cyber-attacks and hacks last year. With surveillance security continuing to develop as a result of breakthroughs in big data analytics, Internet of Things (IoT), and machine learning, a...

MTN Nigeria partners Nokia to launch customer service platform

Nokia update a step forward for IoT

January 31, 2017 • Internet of Things, Software, Top StoriesComments (2)

Nokia today announced an update to its Intelligent Management Platform for All Connected Things (IMPACT), the update will allow customers to easily deploy new services and business models that are key for IoT vertical applications. These include smart...

A passive ceiling zone enclosure to provide an affordable transition into IoT.

Affordable infrastructure to support implementation of IoT in Africa

January 31, 2017 • Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments Off on Affordable infrastructure to support implementation of IoT in Africa

Siemon, a leading global network infrastructure specialist, has announced a new passive ceiling zone enclosure in Africa that installs flush within a 2 X 2 foot drop ceiling tile space. Flexible and cost efficient, which are two key aspects when building in...

Gavin Holme, Business Head - Africa, Wipro Limited

The role of applications in the digital transformation journey

January 30, 2017 • Big Data, Cloud Computing, Internet of Things, OpinionComments Off on The role of applications in the digital transformation journey

In a world driven by big data, the Internet of Things (IoT) and cloud connectivity, applications have become the system we use to record everything, as well as the platform we use to interact with customers, suppliers, each other and – yes – things. Smart...

The inaugural IOT Forum Africa was an overwhelming success.

Altair announced exhibitor at the IOT Forum Africa

January 30, 2017 • Events, Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments Off on Altair announced exhibitor at the IOT Forum Africa

Altair, the innovations intelligence company will be one of the exhibitors at Internet of Things Forum of Africa (#IOTFA), taking place at the Gallagher Convention Centre, Johannesburg on 29 and 30 March 2017. The conference will host IT executives,...

The inaugural IOT Forum Africa was an overwhelming success.

Join Winjit at IoT Forum Africa 2017

January 27, 2017 • Events, Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments Off on Join Winjit at IoT Forum Africa 2017

Award winning technology provider, Winjit will showcase their solutions at Africa’s leading IoT event, the Internet of Things Forum Africa (#IOTFA), to be held between 29 and 30 March at the Gallagher Convention Centre. Winjit has developed a Smart,...

Gavin Holme (left), Business Head, Africa, Wipro Limited and Rudraksh Bhawalkar (right), Practice Manager, Analytics, Africa, Wipro Limited

Smarter cities are safer cities

January 26, 2017 • Internet of Things, OpinionComments Off on Smarter cities are safer cities

As technology evolves at exponential pace, and increasing numbers of individuals live in urban areas, the concept of Smart Cities is gaining momentum. Smart Cities rely on massive volumes of data being gathered by sensor-based technology and fed into...

Bruce Zhou, CEO at AXILSPOT

How IoT and Internet will merge

January 23, 2017 • Internet of Things, OpinionComments Off on How IoT and Internet will merge

The ability to connect machines, devices, sensors, and other everyday things into an intelligent network and make sense out of them, has huge promises to change everyday life. As can be expected by taking in our entire world and attempting to change it one...

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Internet of Things forum Africa 2017 announces first wave of speakers

January 23, 2017 • Events, Internet of Things, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Internet of Things forum Africa 2017 announces first wave of speakers

IT leaders and business executives will converge in Johannesburg on the 29th & 30th of March 2017, for Internet of Things Forum Africa 2017 (#IOTFA). This event will showcase the leading developments in IoT technology with an array of 30+ high profile...

The inaugural IOT Forum Africa was an overwhelming success.

IoT Forum Africa 2017 announces SqwidNet as Diamond sponsor

January 18, 2017 • Events, Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments Off on IoT Forum Africa 2017 announces SqwidNet as Diamond sponsor

Sigfox operator SqwidNet (a wholly owned subsidiary of Dark Fibre Africa) has been confirmed as Diamond sponsor of this year’s Internet of Things Forum Africa (#IOTFA). Taking place between 29 and 30 March, IOTFA 2017 will gather thought leaders,...

Max Makgoale, CEO of Vula Telematix

IoT changing the face of business

January 18, 2017 • Internet of Things, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on IoT changing the face of business

Great agility, more productivity and an engaged workforce. These are just some of the many benefits brought about by the Internet of Things (IoT), says Agnat Max Makgoale, CEO of Vula Telematix – and it is just the beginning. As a part of the roll-out of...

Deputy Minister Mkhize announced as a speaker at #IOTFA

SA Deputy Minister joins IoT Forum Africa 2017 lineup

January 17, 2017 • Events, Internet of Things, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on SA Deputy Minister joins IoT Forum Africa 2017 lineup

The office of the Deputy Minister of Telecommunications and Postal Services of the Republic of South Africa, Prof Hlengiwe Buhle Mkhize has confirmed her participation at Internet of Things Forum Africa (#IOTFA), to be held on 29 & 30 March 2017 in...

The inaugural IOT Forum Africa was an overwhelming success.

5 reasons to attend IoT Forum Africa 2017

January 17, 2017 • Events, Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments Off on 5 reasons to attend IoT Forum Africa 2017

This years Internet Of Things Forum Africa (#IOTFA) event will see business leaders and policy makers gather to explore the latest developments in IoT technology. Taking place from 29 to 30 March 2017 in Johannesburg, this two day conference will play host...

The inaugural IOT Forum Africa was an overwhelming success.

8 Topmost reasons to sponsor and exhibit at Africa’s leading IoT event

January 16, 2017 • Events, Internet of Things, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on 8 Topmost reasons to sponsor and exhibit at Africa’s leading IoT event

Internet of Things Forum Africa (#IOTFA) which is set to take place on 29 & 30 March 2017 at the Gallagher Convention Center, Johannesburg, promises to be one of the stand out conferences on this year’s technology events calendar. #IOTFA will host IT...