The National Disaster Management Centre (NDMC) has implemented Veeam Availability Suite in an attempt to deliver round the clock availability of all the virtualised applications in its data centre that helps keep South Africa safe. The NDMC coordinates all aspects of disaster management for local government and is responsible for safety...
  Mobility is a reality for enterprise – whether decision makers like it or not. Given the advent of mobile devices in the workplace, the increase in usage by employees and significance of BYOD, industry analysts have pointed to the relevance of Mobile Device Management (MDM) strategy and application. At the...
With Apple launching their new range of devices earlier this week it has brought up the age old debate, iOS or Android? It is a decision that is often made out of preference and once the decision has been made there is seemingly little chance of that person moving over...
South Africa-based, fintech enablement solutions provider, Ukheshe Technologies has announced a new partnership with global next-generation card solutions and digital security company, dzcard. Headquartered in Thailand, with offices worldwide including in India and Tanzania, dzcard's new partnership with Ukheshe will enhance the firm's customisable solutions for various digital ecosystems and...
Vodafone Zambia is set to enhance the e-learning space for students in Zambia with the launch of the JUMP Academy, an internet-enabled application that offers unlimited access to a wide range of educational materials, tailored to the local curriculum and accessible through any device. The launch event, which was held...
A team of final year BCom Informatics students at the University of Pretoria has won a Women in IT award sponsored by the Institute of Information Technology Professionals South Africa (IITPSA) for an outstanding final year project. The new IITPSA Women in IT award is intended to boost the profile...
Mastercard invites startups who are reshaping the future of commerce to apply for the Start Path Global 2017 class, the company’s global initiative to support innovative later-stage start ups. The programme is open to startups from across the world who are rethinking banking and payments and have raised a significant...
Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks are more popular and dangerous today than at any time in history. In 20 years, DDoS attacks have gone from being a novelty to a nuisance, and finally today they represent a serious threat against the availability and functionality of websites, online services...
Earlier this week, it was announced that the Raspberry Pi 4 has been launched globally - South African fanatics will have to pre-order the microcomputers. The announcement comes after the Raspberry Pi Foundation received the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa’s (ICASA) stamp of approval. Eben Upton, the founder of...
SimbaPay has revealed that it has "Revolutionised the remittance space" by allowing its customers to transfer up to $45,000 USD to countries in Africa. This is substantially higher than the previous transaction limit of $3,000. According to Victor Karanja, Head of Operations at SimbaPay: "Sending money home and buying property...
Amazon is set to open up its new base of African operations in Cape Town, South Africa. The company is currently based in an office block and has been on the hunt for a bigger base of operations in Cape Town since 2018, reports Business Insider. The new headquarters will...
Public voting is now open until April 28 for the 30 African creatives selected to compete at the Digital Lab Africa (DLA) Online Pitch Competition. The DLA is a springboard and an incubation platform for African creatives in digital content. Initiated by the Embassy of France and French Institute in...
2015 has been a great year for the technology sector within Africa, as well as across the globe. This year alone we IT News Africa had listed the Top 10 Richest countries in Africa as well as revealed some of the top most innovative companies in Africa. IT News Africa...
Rand Merchant Investment (RMI) subsidiary, AlphaCode announced on Monday, 2 September 2019, that it has awarded just over $1.5 million in supplier development loans to three fintech startups, Zande Africa, Bright On Capital and Livestock Wealth. “We have granted Zande and Bright On, with whom we’ve been associated for over...
While most of the world dealt with the impact and disruption of Year Two of the COVID-19 pandemic, cybercriminals expanded their activities with ambitious attacks on critical infrastructure. Armed with sophisticated and brute-force attack methods, threat actors continue to capitalise on the ongoing disruption of the pandemic and are leveraging...
SKYWORTH launched their range of Artificially Intelligent (AI) TVs on 16 May 2019 in South Africa. Jaco Joubert, SKYWORTH Key Account Manager says, “What we’re offering is the first of its kind in South Africa. SKYWORTH’s launch of AI TV proves what we as a brand set out to achieve;...
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