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Nigeria: Delta State tackles land ownership bane with SA tech

June 28, 2016 • Software, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Nigeria: Delta State tackles land ownership bane with SA tech

New, South African developed digital signature technology sits behind a major breakthrough for Nigeria’s Delta State government, which kicks off its “Fast Track 90” scheme – a new digital system for the acquisition of legal titles for landed property. Historically an onerous process fraught with bottlenecks, bureaucracy and prone to fraud, the...

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Top predictions for DevOps in 2016

June 27, 2016 • East Africa, Enterprise, North Africa, Software, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments (1)

To say that we’re living in a digital revolution has become a cliché at this point. But with every day that passes, it becomes more true. We can order taxi service, deposit checks, and lock our front door via apps on our phones. When driving, we may have...

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The need for Open source skills in Africa

May 16, 2016 • Opinion, Software, Top StoriesComments Off on The need for Open source skills in Africa

With many businesses transitioning from legacy systems to ones built on open source (OS) software, there is a need for skilled employees that can unlock the value this approach offers. Despite the fact that OS skills development is nothing new, the subtle...

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Old Android devices at risk of downloading malware

May 11, 2016 • Software, Top StoriesComments Off on Old Android devices at risk of downloading malware

While observing the activity of several cybercriminal groups, Kaspersky Lab researchers have spotted unusual activity in a malicious script, on an infected website, which is putting Android users at risk. The script usually activates the download of Flash...

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Windows 10 to receive Facebook, Messenger and Instagram apps

April 29, 2016 • East Africa, North Africa, Software, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Windows 10 to receive Facebook, Messenger and Instagram apps

Microsoft has revealed that Windows 10 will be offering consumers the opportunity to download, via the Windows Store, the latest Facebook and Messenger apps for Windows 10 PCs and Tablets. To add to the news, the official Instagram app for Windows 10 mobile...

Veeam Nimble

Veeam gets enterprises Nimble with Availability Suite Version 9.5

April 26, 2016 • East Africa, Enterprise, North Africa, Software, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on Veeam gets enterprises Nimble with Availability Suite Version 9.5

At the 2016 VeeamON Forum, which was held at the Jumeirah Beach Hotel in Dubai, Veeam Software – the innovative provider of solutions that deliver Availability for the Always-On Enterprise – revealed that the company will expand existing...

Skype for Business

Using Skype Translator to ensure that nothing gets lost in translation

April 25, 2016 • SoftwareComments Off on Using Skype Translator to ensure that nothing gets lost in translation

Over the course of the last few years, various technology trends such as cloud computing, social networking, mobility, and analytics have disrupted established business models as well as industries and changed the way and speed at which people communicate and...

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Veeam Availability Orchestrator to enable Disaster Recovery

April 14, 2016 • Company News, Software, Top StoriesComments Off on Veeam Availability Orchestrator to enable Disaster Recovery

Veeam Software, the innovative provider of solutions that deliver Availability for the Always-On Enterprise, announced Veeam Availability Orchestrator, a multi-hypervisor disaster recovery (DR) orchestration engine that enables enterprises to easily execute,...

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Veeam Expands EMEA ProPartner Program

April 8, 2016 • Company News, Software, Top StoriesComments Off on Veeam Expands EMEA ProPartner Program

Veeam Software, the innovative provider of solutions that deliver Availability for the Always-On Enterprise, has announced an expansion to its EMEA ProPartner Program, building upon its many successes since its initial launch in 2008. Veeam ProPartner...

Office 2016

Microsoft South Africa launches SQL Server 2016

April 8, 2016 • Enterprise, Software, Top StoriesComments Off on Microsoft South Africa launches SQL Server 2016

Microsoft South Africa launched SQL Server 2016 locally, which is the data platform built with advanced predictive analytics capabilities. SQL Server 2016 allows organisations of all sizes to tap into the power of the cloud, data and intelligence to...

Windows 10

Microsoft outlines new innovations for Windows 10

April 1, 2016 • Software, Top StoriesComments Off on Microsoft outlines new innovations for Windows 10

At Build 2016, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and Terry Myerson, executive vice president of Windows and Devices Group, talked to thousands of developers about the work Microsoft Corp. is doing to help them embrace the new era of conversational intelligence and...

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Veeam Marks March 30 as World Availability Day

March 30, 2016 • Company News, Software, Top StoriesComments Off on Veeam Marks March 30 as World Availability Day

For enterprises the question is no longer, “Are we backed up?” The question is now, “Are we always available?” It’s not enough to just back up the data anymore. That’s why Veeam has declared March 30 as World Availability Day. WHAT: World...

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Veeam Software Driving Hybrid Cloud Adoption for the Always-On Enterprise

March 22, 2016 • Cloud Computing, Company News, Enterprise, Software, Top StoriesComments Off on Veeam Software Driving Hybrid Cloud Adoption for the Always-On Enterprise

Veeam Software, the innovative provider of solutions that deliver Availability for the Always-On Enterprise, has announced Direct Restore to Microsoft Azure, available for preview as a FREE, pre-configured Azure appliance in the Microsoft Azure Marketplace...

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Software Defined Storage will change how you budget for storage

December 30, 2015 • Backup and Storage, Enterprise, Opinion, Software, Top StoriesComments Off on Software Defined Storage will change how you budget for storage

IT has traditionally worked out its storage requirements by looking at data growth levels and making a projection. It has generally paid for increases by replacing old arrays – in an asset management life cycle – and put new costs into specific...

Office 2016

Microsoft outlines Office 2016 apps and features

November 24, 2015 • Enterprise, Software, Top StoriesComments Off on Microsoft outlines Office 2016 apps and features

According to Microsoft, the release of Office 2016 is one of the major ways in which the company is realising its ambitious goal of reinventing productivity and business processes in this mobile-first, cloud-first era. This, as technological advancement and...

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Microsoft Translator to support Kiswahili

October 21, 2015 • Software, Top StoriesComments Off on Microsoft Translator to support Kiswahili

Microsoft has unveiled the launch of Kiswahili text translation which is, according to the company, the first African language to be supported by the company’s automatic translation service – Microsoft Translator. Microsoft revealed that the...