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  • A closer look at the ups and downs of BYOD

    A closer look at the ups and downs of BYOD

    September 17, 2018 • Opinion, Security, Top StoriesComments Off on A closer look at the ups and downs of BYOD

    Tablets, smartphones, iPods, MP3-players, USB flash drives, you name the device and people in Namibia have them. Employees or ‘ end-users’, if you will, will bring their own devices to work and not hesitate to connect to company’s wi-fi or directly plug...

  • Nedbank, Plug and Play select 10 startups for The Disruption Agenda

    The technology driving big advantages for SMMEs

    June 20, 2018 • Opinion, StartupsComments Off on The technology driving big advantages for SMMEs

    Deciding to take the plunge into the world of entrepreneurship is a scary prospect, but also one that holds incredible promise – if founders play their cards right. Despite shaky economies around the world, the current digital era is a great time to launch...

  • Bring Your Own Device can transform your workspace and boost productivity

    “Bring Your Own Device” can transform your workspace and boost productivity

    May 26, 2018 • General, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on “Bring Your Own Device” can transform your workspace and boost productivity

    Technology is making workspaces and work styles more flexible and collaborative by the day. Cutting edge personal devices continue to infiltrate the workplace and with cloud computing and superior Internet connectivity, the idea of working from anywhere is...

  • Mobility could be the best thing your business does this year

    How to choose the right enterprise mobility strategy for your business

    March 28, 2018 • Opinion, Top StoriesComments Off on How to choose the right enterprise mobility strategy for your business

    In line with many of the recent technology forecasts, smartphone penetration has skyrocketed. Locally, statista.com has reported that the number of smartphone users in South Africa will reach over 25 million by 2022. In 2017, the number of smartphone users...

  • Building resilience against distributed threats at government level

    BYOD: the benefits, risks and threats

    March 20, 2018 • Security, SponsoredComments Off on BYOD: the benefits, risks and threats

    Arbor Networks has, with many peers, been discussing BYOD (Bring Your Own Devices) for over five years now and, as predicted, through the ongoing growth in use of external devices in companies all over South Africa, this trend is not going away. This is...

  • Tools to keep your business running efficiently

    Tools to keep your business running efficiently

    March 9, 2018 • GeneralComments Off on Tools to keep your business running efficiently

    “Cape Town set to become the first major city in the world to run out of water” is just one of the statements to make headlines amidst the severe drought residents are facing. And while Day Zero is somewhat of a moving target, the reality of taps running...

  • We need to educate users not just protect the business

    Millennials pose a greater cybersecurity risk in the workplace

    February 8, 2018 • General, Top StoriesComments Off on Millennials pose a greater cybersecurity risk in the workplace

    As a far more tech savvy generation, millennials pose a greater cybersecurity risk than any other generation in the workplace, with their desire to use the same devices for both personal and professional purposes. Many do not think about corporate security...

  • The digital evolution of South Africa’s shipping industry

    The digital evolution of South Africa’s shipping industry

    January 30, 2018 • Retail, Southern AfricaComments Off on The digital evolution of South Africa’s shipping industry

    As South Africa’s maritime and shipping industry continues to benefit from technological interconnectivity, the sector is on the brink of a true digital evolution – but requires dynamic changes to be made to its policies. “The maritime sector is...

  • Digital Guardian prevents data loss, boosts compliance

    Securing the mobile enterprise

    December 12, 2017 • Mobile and Telecoms, Online & Social, OpinionComments Off on Securing the mobile enterprise

    The use of personal mobile devices in the workplace has skyrocketed, creating unprecedented threats to information security. Organisations that are geared up to meet these risks can reap tremendous gains in productivity and competitive advantage. So says...

  • Backups are the missing element in many organisations’ BYOD strategies

    Backups are the missing element in many organisations’ BYOD strategies

    November 10, 2017 • Backup and Storage, Opinion, Southern AfricaComments Off on Backups are the missing element in many organisations’ BYOD strategies

    Over the past few years, Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) has entrenched itself in many large companies’ IT policies and become a part of their organisational culture. CIOs acknowledge that BYOD has enabled the workforce to become more mobile, productive and...

  • Mobility could be the best thing your business does this year

    BYOD: The good, the bad and the just plain unsafe

    May 29, 2017 • Features, Gadgets and Gaming, General, SecurityComments Off on BYOD: The good, the bad and the just plain unsafe

    Remember the good ol’ days? The days when you were judged on your work performance by the level of darkness outside when you stumbled in – and out – of work. Where your dedication to the job was assessed on one simple factor: your line manager could...

  • Mobility could be the best thing your business does this year

    5 WAYS BYODs ARE WEAKENING BUSINESSES DATA SECURITY

    March 24, 2017 • Gadgets and Gaming, General, Lists, SecurityComments Off on 5 WAYS BYODs ARE WEAKENING BUSINESSES DATA SECURITY

    BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) is a recent increasing trend towards employee-owned devices within a business. However, this recent trend of IT consumerization, regardless of its advantages, increasingly poses a security risk to organizations when these personal...

  • Impacts of BYOD on work and home life

    September 26, 2016 • Cloud Computing, Enterprise, GeneralComments Off on Impacts of BYOD on work and home life

    Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) schemes – whether officially or unofficially – have slowly but surely been adopted by firms globally. Doubts about security and privacy, when it comes to accessing both corporate and personal data via the cloud, have largely...

  • Networks Unlimited invests in securing Africa ’s Wi-Fi connections

    July 28, 2016 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Networks Unlimited invests in securing Africa ’s Wi-Fi connections

    It is estimated that 33 billion endpoints will be connected by 2020. With more than half of organisations allowing both multiple types of Internet of Things (IoT) devices as well the bring your own device (BYOD) phenomena, it really is not a great surprise...

  • Telkom Business Connexion & Cisco reveal SA’s First End-to-End HCS

    June 24, 2016 • Southern Africa, StartupsComments Off on Telkom Business Connexion & Cisco reveal SA’s First End-to-End HCS

    Telkom Business Connexion and Cisco announce the official launch of one of South Africa’s first end-to-end Hosted Collaboration Solutions (HCS) offerings. This best-in-class solution harnesses powerful communication and collaboration tools to provide...

  • Wearables will count your steps… and could also save your life

    The wearable workplace might be closer than you think

    February 22, 2016 • Opinion, Top StoriesComments Off on The wearable workplace might be closer than you think

    Think back eight years to the launch of the original Apple iPhone – a device that seemed at the time like an expensive toy for the wealthy. Today, smartphones with fast LTE connections are pervasive in the workforce and we simply take it for granted that we...