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    Unlicensed software costing South Africa over R4 billion

    June 30, 2014 • Top StoriesComments (1)

    A global software survey conducted by Business Software Alliance (BSA), in partnership with International Data Corporation (IDC), revealed that unlicensed software was installed on more than 43% of global PCs in 2013 rounding off to a commercial value of...

  • Chairman of the BSA South Africa committee Marius Haman. (Image source: BSA)

    Unlicensed software – South Africa still flirting with danger

    November 4, 2013 • Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Unlicensed software – South Africa still flirting with danger

    New figures indicate that a significant decline in the use unlicensed software by South African companies is still some way off. This is according to BSA | The Software Alliance, the leading global advocate for the software industry whose latest 2013 data...

  • SA falls in global cloud computing policies ranking

    March 7, 2013 • EnterpriseComments Off on SA falls in global cloud computing policies ranking

    In a first-ever analysis of the shifting international policy landscape for cloud computing, a new study ranks South Africa 20th out of 24 leading IT economies, a sign of erosion from its starting position of 18 only a year earlier. BSA/ The Software Alliance...

  • Software piracy in SA cost over R4bn in 2011

    May 16, 2012 • SecurityComments Off on Software piracy in SA cost over R4bn in 2011

    57percent of computer users  globally admit they have acquired pirated software, the Business Software Alliance (BSA) reported today in the 2011 BSA Global Software Piracy Study. Some users say they pirate all or most of the time. Others say they do it...