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Posts Tagged ‘mobile devices’

  • SAP

    Real-time business becomes a reality

    September 3, 2014 • Opinion, Top StoriesComments (0)

    For the past 20 years, readers and viewers of business and technology publications have repeatedly been told how business is increasingly looking to technology to drive the modern business transformation agenda, and not simply implement it. The good news is...

  • McAfee are urging business to execute their contigency plans as the End of Windows XP support signals threat to enterprises. (image credit: Google Maps)

    50% of adults send, receive sexual content- Mcafee

    March 11, 2014 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off

    McAfee released the findings from its 2014 Love, Relationships & Technology survey, and found that almost half of all adults send or receive sexually suggestive content, and 38% have shared passwords. For a second year in a row, the security experts...

  • Lutz Blaeser, MD of Intact Security (image: LivDigital)

    Cyber crooks eye Android

    September 13, 2013 • SecurityComments Off

    In a short space of time, Android has claimed the lion’s share of the mobile market – in fact more than 900 million Android mobile devices have now been activated. Unfortunately, this popularity has put a large target on the platform’s back. This...

  • Anton Vukic, Sales Director at Phoenix Distribution (image: Phoenix)

    Nearly half of Android users vulnerable

    September 4, 2013 • OpinionComments Off

    Mobile devices and apps are undoubtedly essential to our personal and professional lives, offering us 24/7 access to essential information. It comes as no surprise then that the adoption of smartphones and tablets, which provide internet connectivity and...

  • 48% of users use their smartphones on vacation – Kaspersky Lab

    August 28, 2012 • SecurityComments Off

    As wireless Internet access – including the use of cellular networks – grows in popularity, users are increasingly using their mobile devices as a replacement for desktop computers. According to a survey conducted in May 2012 by O+K Research for Kaspersky...

  • When UCC and BYOD collide

    August 27, 2012 • OpinionComments Off

    A lot of businesses today are working towards creating Unified Communications and Collaboration (UCC) systems that replace the disparate mixture of voice, e-mail, video, instant messaging (IM), SMS’ and used by their employees.   However, it would seem...

  • Local SPs urged to incorporate Wi-Fi into strategies

    July 6, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off

    A recent Cisco Internet Business Solutions Group (IBSG) survey has found that increased global demand for mobile devices and network connectivity sees Wi-Fi and traditional mobile networks playing critical roles to meet the needs of consumers. The Cisco...

  • Consumerization of IT reaching fever pitch

    February 6, 2012 • Events, Top StoriesComments Off

    Africa’s foremost ICT publication IT News Africa (www.itnewsafrica.com), today announced the theme of their next Innovation Dinner as “Consumerization of IT- Rethinking your device strategy”. The Innovation Dinner Series, an event that takes place...

  • Sybase 365, Qtel partner for mobile money services

    November 2, 2011 • Top StoriesComments Off

    A new partnership has been initiated between Sybase 365 and Qatar Telecom (QTEL). Sybase 365 will provide its mobile wallet (mWallet) software to enable Qtel’s latest mobile money service. Sybase 365 is a mobile messaging and mobile commerce services...

  • Can smartphone and tablet features be combined?

    October 24, 2011 • OpinionComments (1)

    There’s been substantial growth in smartphone use worldwide. The International Data Corporation (IDC) indicated that 305 million devices were shipped in 2010 and projected that this year’s shipments will hit 472 million – a growth rate of...

  • Zimbabwe’s Internet uptake soars

    August 22, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off

    Zimbabwe’s Internet usage has grown by over 165%  over the past 3 years, due mainly to increased demand and availability of mobile devices. That’s according to Dereck Goto, Web Entangled Zimbabwe CEO. “This is just the beginning of the Zimbabwean...

  • The Changing Role of CIOs

    August 18, 2011 • OpinionComments Off

    Emmanuel Obadia, Senior Vice President of Enterprise Products, Sage ERP X3 says the traditional role of the Chief Information Officer (CIO) has changed quite dramatically in the past few years. The CIO position has swiftly escalated to one that is...

  • Citrix Survey: SA workers opt for flexi hours

    August 4, 2011 • Top StoriesComments Off

    About 71% of South African knowledge workers are now regularly working outside of the office, whilst 75% of surveyed workers use their own personal computing devices at work. That’s according to the “Future of the Workplace”, a survey of more than 100...

  • Cisco announces new security solution

    July 15, 2011 • SecurityComments Off

    Cisco has introduced new security and management solutions to its Borderless Networks portfolio. These solutions are designed to help IT departments more efficiently manage the proliferation of mobile devices, changing workforce habits and the impact of video...

  • Nigeria campaigns for affordable smartphones

    June 10, 2011 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off

    NIGERIA’s telecom stakeholders are campaigning for low cost smartphones for its users at the bottom of the pyramid. The campaigners firmly believe this would deepen mobile telecommunications in Nigeria and boost data services. During the recent inauguration...

  • Internet traffic set to take off

    June 10, 2011 • Top StoriesComments Off

    NETWORKING company, Cisco Systems, predicts that the number of network-connected devices will be more than 15 billion; twice the world’s population by 2015. In the fifth annual Cisco Visual Networking Index (VNI) Forecast (2010-2015) released recently, the...