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Arbor Networks: the differentiators that create an award-winning DDoS provider

DDoS mitigation best practice in an IoT world

November 10, 2017 • General, Internet of Things, Opinion, Southern Africa, SponsoredComments Off on DDoS mitigation best practice in an IoT world

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a conversation that has been gathering momentum in the public space for around the past five years or so, even though the concept has been around for a few decades. And yet, in this brand-new world of science fiction coming to life, threats lurk also. So says Arbor Network’s [&hellip...

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Internet of Things devices evolve but are still vulnerable

The Internet of Things holds great promise but also massive threats

November 6, 2017 • Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments Off on The Internet of Things holds great promise but also massive threats

While the Internet of Things (IoT) held great promise for a utopian future in which everything was connected to everything else, there were also huge security risks. “Despite the very best efforts by IT security experts in academia and industry,...

IoT and ERP is a powerful combination that gives African SMEs agility

How IoT will impact insurance

November 2, 2017 • Internet of Things, OpinionComments Off on How IoT will impact insurance

Gartner predicts that there will be approximately 500 smart, connected devices in the average home by 2022. This prediction opens opportunities for a host of digital businesses to capitalise on the Internet of Things (IoT) trend. However, few stand to benefit...

Vodacom's NarrowBand Internet of Things Network now commercially available

Vodacom’s NarrowBand Internet of Things Network now commercially available

November 1, 2017 • Internet of Things, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Vodacom’s NarrowBand Internet of Things Network now commercially available

On Monday 1 November 2017 South African telecommunications company, Vodacom, announced that the companies first commercially available Narrowband Internet of Things (NB-IoT) network is now operational in Gauteng. According to the firm, it is the first South...

Researchers discover security vulnerability in home IoT appliances . (image source: LG)

Researchers discover security vulnerability in home IoT appliances

October 27, 2017 • Internet of Things, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Researchers discover security vulnerability in home IoT appliances

Check Point Software Technologies has announced that its security researchers have discovered HomeHack – a vulnerability that exposed millions of users of LG SmartThinQ smart home devices to the risk of unauthorised remote control of their SmartThinkQ home...

AfricaCom 2017: Reshaad Sha discusses the growth of SqwidNet

SqwidNet launches IoT Entrepreneurship Programme

October 17, 2017 • Internet of Things, Southern AfricaComments Off on SqwidNet launches IoT Entrepreneurship Programme

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...

Connected logistics gives rise to super-powered mobile platforms

Connected logistics gives rise to super-powered mobile platforms

October 17, 2017 • Internet of ThingsComments Off on Connected logistics gives rise to super-powered mobile platforms

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

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...

IoT – driving traffic and enhancing business value for the telco sector

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 Off on Top 10 tips to protect your IoT-connected home

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

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 Off on Dell IQT Day New York: Dell unveils new IoT strategy

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 Off on How to harness IoT to protect and track your assets

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....

NEPAD endorses Internet of Things Forum Africa 2018.

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...

Will South Africa get an open access wireless network?

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...