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POWA App Wants To Tackle Women Abuse But Will It Work?

August 17, 2017 • Mobile and Telecoms, Online & Social, Software, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

People Opposing Women Abuse (POWA), a South African women’s right organisation, has released an app that is intended to help victims of abuse speak up and find help. The App is now available for free on all Android and Apple smartphones and was launched in association with Vodacom, and backed by the social development and [&hellip...

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Opinion, IT System Management, Self service, Systems, ITSM

Extending self-service capabilities of ITSM

August 14, 2017 • Events, Opinion, SoftwareComments (0)

  Always-on connectivity and a proliferation of mobile devices has had an unprecedented impact on the world. Fundamentally, it changes the way both businesses and end users interact. There is at least one mobile application for virtually every kind of...

Software, Sponsored, SD-WAN, Provider, 7 things to look out for

7 traits to look for in an SD-WAN provider

August 4, 2017 • General, Software, SponsoredComments Off on 7 traits to look for in an SD-WAN provider

Software-defined Wide Area Networks (WAN) have certainly captured the attention of CIOs across nearly every industry, promising greater control over WAN infrastructure and the application traffic that’s traversing the network. Unlike legacy WAN...

Gartner, Report, AI, Software, Predictions

AI To Be In All Software By 2020- Gartner

August 3, 2017 • General, SoftwareComments Off on AI To Be In All Software By 2020- Gartner

Market analyst firm, Gartner, predicts that Artificial Intelligence will be a constant in every software by 2020. In January 2016 the firm stated that the term “artificial intelligence” was not in the top 100 search terms on gartner.com...

AI, Talent Lifecycle, Management, High Attrition, Enviroment, Joel Stransky, Opinion

Using AI to Manage the Talent Lifecycle in a High Attrition Environment

August 2, 2017 • General, Opinion, SoftwareComments Off on Using AI to Manage the Talent Lifecycle in a High Attrition Environment

Technology-mediated disruption in the workplace has a powerful impact on both businesses and their employees. While this trend provides numerous opportunities for growth, it also poses challenges. Of major concern is the high attrition rate within the call...

ezTalks Meetings, video conferencing

ezTalks Meetings: Robust Video Conferencing & Web Conferencing

July 28, 2017 • General, Online & Social, Software, SponsoredComments Off on ezTalks Meetings: Robust Video Conferencing & Web Conferencing

Popular online video conferencing providers, ezTalks Technology Co., Ltd enables users to connect with individuals anytime anywhere. The company is dedicated to providing one-stop video conferencing solutions to make businesses of any size communicate and...

Trends, Challenges, Alepo, Telecoms, Africa, Data, Price, Interview, Data Technologies

‘Growth of data consumption is staggering in Africa’ – Alepo

July 26, 2017 • Mobile and Telecoms, People, Software, Top StoriesComments Off on ‘Growth of data consumption is staggering in Africa’ – Alepo

In an interview aimed at taking a deep dive into the current African telecoms landscape, IT News Africa spoke to Derrick Gross the Vice-President of Business Development at Alepo, a technology solutions provider. Alepo looks to make next-gen data...

Cloud, Services, Arbor, Manageable, Affordable,

Arbor Cloud to increase DDoS attack mitigation capacity to 8Tbps

July 25, 2017 • Cloud Computing, Software, SponsoredComments Off on Arbor Cloud to increase DDoS attack mitigation capacity to 8Tbps

Arbor Networks Inc., the security division of NETSCOUT, has announced that it has more than doubled the capacity of Arbor Cloud from 2Tbps to 4Tbps, and will have quadrupled capacity to 8Tbps by the end of 2017. By distributing capacity across four times the...

Software AG, Gupta, Scandal, Kickbacks, South Africa, Corruption, Report, GuptaLeaks

Software AG Awaits German Head-Office Response Amidst Gupta Kickback Furore

July 25, 2017 • General, Software, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Software AG Awaits German Head-Office Response Amidst Gupta Kickback Furore

Another week, another Gupta kickback allegation. This time it is German software giant- Software AG – being linked to the infamous Gupta family in leaked emails. According to amaBhungane and Scorpio, an investigative journalism site, leaked Gupta...

Cyber, Security, Gartner predicts increase spending on IT security in 2017.

Bridge the ‘Gap of Grief’ with RSA

July 25, 2017 • Security, Software, SponsoredComments Off on Bridge the ‘Gap of Grief’ with RSA

A Business-Driven Security architecture was recently unveiled by RSA, a Dell Technologies business, offering a new approach to assist enterprises to manage cyber risk and protect what matters most to them, be it their financial records, IP, and more. The...

e-commerce, cybercrime,security cyber security,

Is your payroll data protected against cyber-crime

July 25, 2017 • Opinion, Security, SoftwareComments Off on Is your payroll data protected against cyber-crime

According to the 2017 Trustwave Global Security Report, gangs of cyber-criminals prefer to target commonly used software platforms with known vulnerabilities. Corporate and internal networks, as well as point-of-sale (POS) systems are most at risk, falling...

Cisco 2017 Midyear Cybersecurity Report predicts new “Destruction of Service”attacks;scale and impact of threats grow. (Image source: Google/newsroom.cisco.com)

Key industries need to improve security posture- Cisco Cybersecurity Report

July 22, 2017 • Internet of Things, Software, Top StoriesComments Off on Key industries need to improve security posture- Cisco Cybersecurity Report

The Cisco® 2017 Midyear Cybersecurity Report (MCR) uncovers the rapid evolution of threats and the increasing magnitude of attacks, and forecasts potential “destruction of service”(DeOS) attacks. With the advent of the Internet of Things(IoT), key...

Cyber attacks moving to mobile

RSA delivers ‘Hunter Packs’, equips RSA NetWitness Suite for threat detection and response

July 21, 2017 • Security, Software, SponsoredComments Off on RSA delivers ‘Hunter Packs’, equips RSA NetWitness Suite for threat detection and response

RSA, a Dell Technologies business, has unveiled updates and enhancements to the RSA NetWitness Suite that gives analysts the industry’s most advanced threat detection and response solution to discover, contain and ultimately eradicate threats. The “Hunter...

Sandra Swanepoel, Vice President for Midmarket Africa & Middle East at Sage

Why you should consider tailoring your software

July 20, 2017 • General, Opinion, SoftwareComments Off on Why you should consider tailoring your software

For a growing business, there are two kinds of solutions: One-size-fits-all generic solutions with limited capability or find solutions tailored to your specific industry that might be more expensive. If you’re running a business, you have to balance the...

SAP Skills for Africa launch in East Africa which successfully secured 55 students for digital skills training followed by full time employment.

SAP Skills for Africa launches first East African chapter

July 19, 2017 • East Africa, Education, Software, Top StoriesComments Off on SAP Skills for Africa launches first East African chapter

SAP Skills for Africa today launched its first-ever East African programme at an event held in Nairobi, Kenya. The skills development initiative between SAP Africa, its customers, and various public and private sector partners, focuses on training and...

Leon Coetzer, COO at redPanda Software.

Driving Business Innovation with a Savvy Approach to Enterprise Software

July 14, 2017 • Opinion, SoftwareComments Off on Driving Business Innovation with a Savvy Approach to Enterprise Software

When business leaders and managers are questioned as to what keeps them up at night, the answer is invariably ‘change’, ‘disruption’, or ‘innovation’. Across sectors, businesses are either becoming the disrupted or the disruptor. Smart leaders are...