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Arbor Cloud to increase DDoS attack mitigation capacity to 8Tbps

July 25, 2017 • Cloud Computing, Software, SponsoredComments (0)

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 number of scrubbing centers globally, attacks can be mitigated faster and [&hellip...

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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 (0)

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, Protection, Business, Risks, Solutions, Products, Software

Bridge the ‘Gap of Grief’ with RSA

July 25, 2017 • Security, Software, SponsoredComments (0)

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 (0)

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 (0)

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, Security, Threat, detection, software

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

July 21, 2017 • Security, Software, SponsoredComments (0)

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 (0)

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 (0)

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 (0)

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...

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

SAP Suspends SA Staff, begin Gupta Kickback Investigation

July 13, 2017 • General, Software, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (0)

SAP’s international office has initiated an independent investigation into contracts awarded by SAP South Africa. In a statement released yesterday, the software giant announced that its South African management team has been placed on administrative...

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

South Africa: SAP in alleged R100m Gupta ‘kickback’ scandal

July 11, 2017 • Software, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on South Africa: SAP in alleged R100m Gupta ‘kickback’ scandal

The South African office of German Software Giant SAP,  have found themselves in the middle of the ongoing corruption scandal involving the Gupta family. Early on Tuesday morning reports started circulating about the software companies alleged agreement with...

Thabo Ndlela, non-executive Director, IFS South Africa.

How to gauge a software vendor’s agility

July 3, 2017 • Opinion, SoftwareComments Off on How to gauge a software vendor’s agility

We’re seeing companies scramble to provide customers with fully integrated solutions instead of products (also somewhat clumsily known as “servitisation”) and service organisations come under pressure to better design, produce, and deliver their service...

Kele Boakgomo, Managing Director for Financial Services practice at Accenture in South Africa.

How Artificial Intelligence Will Revolutionise Banking

June 27, 2017 • Finance, General, Opinion, SoftwareComments Off on How Artificial Intelligence Will Revolutionise Banking

Artificial Intelligence gets a bad rap in pop culture. Movies like Terminator (with its rebellious Skynet) and 2001 (with its murderous HAL 9000) portray a future where the robots get smart, and conclude that it is in their interests to try and destroy...

Artificial intelligence

The rise of AI: the rise of new skills

June 25, 2017 • General, SoftwareComments Off on The rise of AI: the rise of new skills

The fear that artificial intelligence will threaten the jobs of human workers is quickly being dispelled. “It is natural that with change comes fear, however fear also hinders development moving forward. Change should therefore be viewed as an opportunity...

NetApp has partnered with Cisco to advance digital transformation with software-defined converged infrastructure solution for the Next-generation data center. (Image Source: biznetwork.mn)

Cisco and NetApp Advance Digital Transformation

June 23, 2017 • General, SoftwareComments Off on Cisco and NetApp Advance Digital Transformation

Cisco and NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) today expanded the portfolio of the industry’s fastest growing integrated infrastructure and certified reference systems[1] with a new offering that is uniquely designed for emerging business challenges. The new FlexPod® SF...

Microsoft head office in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Microsoft Offer SA Students Free Office 365 and OneDrive

June 23, 2017 • Education, Software, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Microsoft Offer SA Students Free Office 365 and OneDrive

Microsoft South Africa, together with Intervate and 2enable, have announced the creation of a portal for young South Africans called Mahala.ms. Through this portal young people will be be able to activate Microsoft licenses for the Microsoft Office 365 suite...