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How your phone use is affecting your health

September 20, 2017 • Healthcare, Online & Social, Sponsored, Top StoriesComments (0)

The amount of time we spend on the phone – either for business or personal use – can have a harmful effect on our overall health. The concerns about how posture and phone use influences well-being is not a new one, however, it has become a greater concern due to the increase of the amount [&hellip...

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SD-WAN

SD-WAN: An answer to improving network performance

September 18, 2017 • General, Sponsored, Top StoriesComments (0)

“The consistent, reliable, low latency and, above all, fast performance of an organisation’s network is a non-negotiable in the era of digitisation,” states Anton Jacobsz, managing director at value-added distributor, Networks Unlimited. Jacobsz is, in...

Mellanox InfiniBand still central to the phased growth plan for South Africa’s CHPC

Mellanox InfiniBand central to the growth of South Africa’s CHPC

September 15, 2017 • Education, General, Southern Africa, Sponsored, Top StoriesComments (0)

Nearly two years have passed since The Centre for High Performance Computing (CHPC) of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) chose Mellanox FDR InfiniBand to assist it in its goal of providing high-end computing resources to the South...

Huawei Launches the First All-Cloud, Network-wide Smart Video Cloud Solution

Huawei Launches the First All-Cloud, Network-wide Smart Video Cloud Solution

September 14, 2017 • Cloud Computing, East Africa, North Africa, Southern Africa, Sponsored, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

At Huawei Connect 2017, Huawei launched the industry’s first all-cloud, network-wide smart video cloud solution, together with industry partners including Yitu, SenseTime, NetPosa, Harzone, MIMOS, and Qognify. The open cloud platform benefits from a...

Networks Unlimited establishes ESM business unit

Networks Unlimited establishes ESM business unit

September 13, 2017 • Enterprise, Southern Africa, SponsoredComments (0)

African value-added distributor, Networks Unlimited, has established a new Enterprise Systems Management (ESM) business unit to meet the technology demands of its customers across the continent. Hannes Rheeder will head up the new unit. Anton Jacobsz,...

Research suggests that the development of local content is fuelling growth of broadband services in East Africa. (Image source: Shutterstock.con)

Here are Africa’s top most connected countries

September 12, 2017 • East Africa, North Africa, Southern Africa, Sponsored, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (0)

We aren’t particularly known in Africa for our internet connectedness, in fact, as you may already know, we sit behind the rest of the world in this space. But that’s not to say that some countries aren’t striving ahead in connectivity. Today we take an...

Cloud-based services, Netshield

New Netshield products offer power surge and environmental monitoring

September 6, 2017 • Sponsored, Top StoriesComments Off on New Netshield products offer power surge and environmental monitoring

Power surges and electrical spikes present a substantial risk to electrical devices, and when the devices in question are components of your data centre or server room, that risk falls squarely in the ‘unacceptable’ category. Directly alongside surges,...

Instant application availability for any app, anywhere

Instant application availability for any app anywhere with Rubrik Alta

September 5, 2017 • Cloud Computing, East Africa, North Africa, Southern Africa, Sponsored, West AfricaComments Off on Instant application availability for any app anywhere with Rubrik Alta

Rubrik, the Cloud Data Management Company, recently announced the landmark 4.0 Alta release of its Cloud Data Management platform, which provides instant application availability anytime, anywhere regardless of infrastructure. Anton Jacobsz, managing director...

Tecno Mobile gives African youth opportunity to play as Premier League superstars

Tecno Mobile gives African youth opportunity to play as Premier League superstars

August 28, 2017 • East Africa, Events, North Africa, Southern Africa, Sponsored, West AfricaComments Off on Tecno Mobile gives African youth opportunity to play as Premier League superstars

Leading mobile phone brand, Tecno Mobile, has launched a new experiential initiative which will see 13 youngsters from across Africa spend a week enjoying the very best in coaching with Manchester City Football Club. The Blue Squad scheme, announced today at...

DDoS attacks

Fact or fiction? Mission-critical myths about DDoS attacks

August 28, 2017 • Opinion, Security, Southern Africa, SponsoredComments Off on Fact or fiction? Mission-critical myths about DDoS attacks

For anyone in ‘denial’ about the power of Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks in South Africa – attempts to exhaust the resources available to a network, application or service so that genuine users cannot gain access – let’s take a...

Telematics Makes For Smarter Car Insurance

Telematics Makes For Smarter Car Insurance

August 28, 2017 • Southern Africa, Sponsored, Top StoriesComments Off on Telematics Makes For Smarter Car Insurance

We live in an age where technology is creating waves of changes in the world and it’s now influencing the policies car insurers write up to insure vehicles. The technology in reference is Telematics. What is Telematics? Simply put, Telematics is the...

Subaru brings its Eyesight Technology to South Africa

Subaru brings its Eyesight Technology to South Africa

August 25, 2017 • Southern Africa, Sponsored, Top StoriesComments Off on Subaru brings its Eyesight Technology to South Africa

Over the past 20 years, Subaru has developed and improved their award winning EyeSight driver-assist technology. Subaru has now brought this technology to South Africa with the new Subaru XV, which was introduced in July 2017. EyeSight is cutting-edge...

DDoS attacks

Are your systems vulnerable to a complex cyber-attack?

August 23, 2017 • Cloud Computing, Security, Sponsored, Top StoriesComments Off on Are your systems vulnerable to a complex cyber-attack?

Today’s Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks have grown in complexity and now employ a combination of volumetric, TCP-state exhaustion and application-layer attack vectors. Without the right protection in place, an advanced, high-volume DDoS attack...

AfricaCom 2017

AfricaCom launches new technology arena to develop the blueprint for Africa 4.0

August 18, 2017 • Events, General, Southern Africa, SponsoredComments Off on AfricaCom launches new technology arena to develop the blueprint for Africa 4.0

To celebrate its 20th anniversary, AfricaCom, the continent’s largest and most influential technology, media and telecoms (TMT) event is launching a brand-new technology arena. Located in the recently expanded and soon to be opened, CTICC wing, this entire...

Instant application availability for any app, anywhere

Discussing DDoS and the Ostrich Syndrome

August 18, 2017 • Security, Sponsored, Top StoriesComments Off on Discussing DDoS and the Ostrich Syndrome

The so-called Ostrich Syndrome is a term used to describe people who prefer to “stick their heads in the sand”, much as an ostrich does, rather than accept some uncomfortable facts. Sadly, when it comes to indisputable threats like Distributed Denial of...

DDoS Protection, Arbor,

Arbor Networks in first place when it comes to DDoS protection

August 17, 2017 • Security, Sponsored, Top StoriesComments Off on Arbor Networks in first place when it comes to DDoS protection

The growing size, frequency and complexity of Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks presents a serious challenge for any business. A recent study by industry analysts Quadrant Knowledge Solutions has identified Arbor Networks as the global market and...