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Posts Tagged ‘cloud’

  • SAP Study

    SAP galvanizes the enterprise with intelligent new products and choice

    June 8, 2018 • Cloud ComputingComments Off on SAP galvanizes the enterprise with intelligent new products and choice

    SAP SE recently announced new products and partnerships to enable enterprises to become more intelligent, with expanded capabilities from advanced technologies such as conversational artificial intelligence (AI), blockchain and analytics. SAP also announced...

  • Businesses collect more data than they can handle, reveals Gemalto

    Gemalto launches virtualized network encryption platform

    June 8, 2018 • SecurityComments Off on Gemalto launches virtualized network encryption platform

    Digital security company Gemalto, has recently announced the launch of a new virtualized network encryption platform, SafeNet Virtual Encryptor CV1000 as part of its continued investment to address the rapidly changing data security needs of organisations...

  • Latency issues cloud the public cloud experience

    Latency issues cloud the public cloud experience

    June 8, 2018 • Cloud Computing, Southern AfricaComments Off on Latency issues cloud the public cloud experience

    South African businesses, like many worldwide, are increasingly eyeing the cloud; shifting applications, services and infrastructure to the cloud where they are more accessible and available. This enables better productivity and business continuity. However,...

  • BBD executive Muzuvukile Matlala

    Has a connected government moved from being a convenience to a necessity?

    June 6, 2018 • Internet of Things, OpinionComments Off on Has a connected government moved from being a convenience to a necessity?

    As governments are working towards delivering quality services in increasingly complex environments, so Internet of Things (IoT) technology could provide new value for South African citizens, enhance capabilities, streamline processes and better engage...

  • Cloud-based tools to reduce your communication costs and boost productivity

    The ‘quick win’ that can kickstart your Cloud migration journey

    June 6, 2018 • Cloud Computing, Opinion, Southern AfricaComments Off on The ‘quick win’ that can kickstart your Cloud migration journey

    ‘Slowly, and then all at once’. This eloquent line from author John Green aptly describes the nature of Cloud migration for South African enterprises. For years, we have discussed the Cloud in abstract terms, tested it out in isolated projects and...

  • Brian Pinnock, Mimecast Africa and the Middle East

    The war on cybercrime – why all Kenyan organisations need to play their part

    May 30, 2018 • East Africa, Security, Top StoriesComments Off on The war on cybercrime – why all Kenyan organisations need to play their part

    Cyberattacks in Kenya are on the rise. There’s barely a day that goes by where you don’t hear about a major data breach or an organisation that has unsuspectingly fallen victim to ransomware, spear-phishing or impersonation fraud. The government has seen...

  • Top 5 security and risk management trends according to Gartner

    Top 5 security and risk management trends according to Gartner

    May 28, 2018 • Top StoriesComments Off on Top 5 security and risk management trends according to Gartner

    Critical data breaches are in the news on a regular basis these days. A single breach can result in massive losses, both in money and reputation. Stock prices drop, customers become angry and business goals are jeopardised. Security — once merely a small...

  • Arihant Jain,Freshworks Director for Middle East & Africa

    Freshworks Announces Expansion Plans in Africa

    May 25, 2018 • Cloud Computing, West AfricaComments Off on Freshworks Announces Expansion Plans in Africa

    Freshworks Inc, a provider of cloud-based business software, recently announced its expansion into the African market. Freshworks plans to substantially increase its commitment with specific investments in marketing, sales and partner resources to better...

  • Blue Label Ventures has committed to assisting security start-up iCrypto to drive its disruptive authentication and identity solution into the local and global markets.

    Investing in the game-changing technologies of tomorrow

    May 20, 2018 • Internet of ThingsComments Off on Investing in the game-changing technologies of tomorrow

    Blue Label Ventures has committed to assisting security start-up iCrypto to drive its disruptive authentication and identity solution into the local and global markets. Security and identity management are one of the critical issues in today’s business...

  • A comprehensive security strategy needs to reflect the interdependence of physical and virtual security

    Securing the utility’s most valuable resources

    May 20, 2018 • SecurityComments Off on Securing the utility’s most valuable resources

    Managing crises when they hit is something that all utility companies have to deal with. Adverse weather, natural disaster or vandalism etc. can all wreak havoc. How a power company or utility responds and recovers is critical to their business continuity and...

  • MTN and  Huawei demonstrate the first NB- IoT in Africa at AfricaCom in Cape Town.

    MTN and Huawei Launch the First NB-IoT Spectrum Sharing Solution

    May 18, 2018 • Cloud Computing, Internet of Things, Southern AfricaComments Off on MTN and Huawei Launch the First NB-IoT Spectrum Sharing Solution

    In a global first, MTN SA have successfully commercially deployed Huawei’s CloudAIR 2.0 solution to share spectrum between 2G, 3G, 4G and NB-IoT radio technologies in the 900MHz band. Following the launch of the first 5G trial in Africa, MTN SA and Huawei...

  • Casting shadows in the Cloud

    Casting shadows in the Cloud

    May 15, 2018 • Top StoriesComments Off on Casting shadows in the Cloud

    The ease and speed with which businesses can adopt new Cloud-based infrastructure, applications and services has been a tremendous boon in the drive to digitise and transform. However, in many large enterprises there is trouble brewing, with different...

  • SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8 joins a portfolio of solutions that are developed in collaboration with customers, partners and open source communities

    SUSE unveils OpenStack Cloud 8 platform

    May 14, 2018 • Cloud ComputingComments Off on SUSE unveils OpenStack Cloud 8 platform

    SUSE has unveiled SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8, its latest enterprise-ready OpenStack Cloud platform. Based on OpenStack Pike, SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8 is the first release to integrate the best of SUSE OpenStack Cloud and HPE OpenStack technology, which was acquired...

  • Acumatica Cloud ERP Ranked Highest

    Nucleus research ranks Acumatica Cloud ERP highly in ERP

    May 12, 2018 • Cloud ComputingComments Off on Nucleus research ranks Acumatica Cloud ERP highly in ERP

    Cloud ERP provider Acumatica has been recognised as the leader in the ERP Technology Value Matrix by Nucleus Research, an annual ranking of ERP companies and their product offerings. Acumatica continued to dominate the highly competitive, fast-growing Cloud...

  • Cloud-based tools to reduce your communication costs and boost productivity

    Botswana: Poised for cloud growth

    May 10, 2018 • Opinion, Southern AfricaComments Off on Botswana: Poised for cloud growth

    With internet penetration hovering at approximately 28 percent and the number of mobile subscribers showing more than 2,000 percent growth from 2000 to 2011, Botswana is ideally poised to benefit from the opportunities that cloud computing provides. The...

  • Vishal Barapatre, CTO at In2IT Technologies

    DevOps – enabling application development ‘at the speed of thought’

    May 9, 2018 • OpinionComments Off on DevOps – enabling application development ‘at the speed of thought’

    The incredible success of new-generation digital players like Netflix, Facebook and Uber has set the business world alight, as traditional firms try to understand the secrets behind their success. In reality, this success borne from a number of factors: new...