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40 percent of CIOs are planning to deploy Artificial Intelligence says Gartner

Xero predicts artificial intelligence will transform accounting

November 17, 2016 • Artificial Intelligence, Cloud Computing, Finance, Top StoriesComments (1)

Technological innovation is transforming the accounting profession, with artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning set to have a big impact over the next few years. Cloud-based accounting software Xero was one of the first platforms to see the potential that the cloud held for accounting, and tips AI to be the next big development. AI, [&hellip...

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Zimbabwe: GetSure moves to a cloud platform with SilverBridge

November 16, 2016 • Cloud Computing, Southern AfricaComments Off on Zimbabwe: GetSure moves to a cloud platform with SilverBridge

SilverBridge designed and implemented a customised managed services solution at GetSure Zimbabwe to enable the insurer to migrate its individual life and group businesses to a cloud platform for streamlined operations. Although GetSure Zimbabwe initially...

Acumatica Cloud ERP Ranked Highest

SDL unveils global content management solutions in the Cloud

November 16, 2016 • Cloud Computing, Enterprise ITComments Off on SDL unveils global content management solutions in the Cloud

SDL  announced two solutions for managing the complete global content lifecycle from creation through translation and delivery. The two revolutionary offerings, SDL Global Digital Experience Solution™ and SDL Global Knowledge Delivery Solution™, combine...

Oracle drives digital transformation in South Africa

November 14, 2016 • Cloud Computing, Digital Transformation, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Oracle drives digital transformation in South Africa

Digital transformation that supports South Africa’s Industry 4.0 preparedness, and acts as a catalyst for local economic growth was the key focus for Oracle’s digital day event in Johannesburg. Key Oracle experts and executives from leading South African...

Cloud storage: Implications of the PoPI Act

November 10, 2016 • Cloud ComputingComments Off on Cloud storage: Implications of the PoPI Act

Fundamentally, the power of computing is moving to the cloud. Powerful, bulky machines will be rendered unnecessary as data starts getting accessed through the even more powerful infrastructure built around the incredible processing power that now lives on...

Etisalat, Cisco release White paper on IoT

November 10, 2016 • Cloud Computing, Internet of ThingsComments Off on Etisalat, Cisco release White paper on IoT

Etisalat Group, in collaboration with Cisco unveiled a White Paper outlining its vision for the development of the Internet of Things (IoT). The White Paper – ‘Evolving the Service Provider Architecture for the IoT Era’ – provides a road map...

Data centers in the cloud: what’s the risk to your business?

November 8, 2016 • Cloud Computing, Top StoriesComments Off on Data centers in the cloud: what’s the risk to your business?

The world is getting smaller, and technology has a lot to do with this. As technology converges, we are seeing fascinating trends in data storage across the globe. “This convergence is leading to a state where we’ll be able to effectively have data...

Wipro acquires Appiro for $500 million

November 4, 2016 • Cloud Computing, Company News, Top StoriesComments Off on Wipro acquires Appiro for $500 million

Wipro Limited has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Appirio for a purchase consideration of USD 500 Million in a bid to transform engagements with customers and employees by leveraging the power of cloud. Once completed, Wipro’s acquisition of...

Rack Centre achieves ISO certification

November 1, 2016 • Cloud Computing, Security, West AfricaComments Off on Rack Centre achieves ISO certification

Rack Centre has obtained the global ISO/IEC27001:2013 certification for an Information Security Management System. ISO/IEC 27001:2013, an Information Security Management System is the most rigorous global standard for information security and confirms that an...

Veeam achieves record $827 million in total bookings for 2017

Veeam listed top provider for cloud era by Ovum

October 27, 2016 • Cloud Computing, Top StoriesComments Off on Veeam listed top provider for cloud era by Ovum

Veeam Software has been ranked as a top provider for Cloud era availability and protection technology. The Ovum Decision Matrix: Data Availability and Protection Solution for the Cloud Era, 2016-17 takes into account the business challenges and the technology...

ESET launches mobile security product for Airtel Nigeria

Mirantis & Openwave Mobility collaborate on Subscriber Data Management for NFV

October 25, 2016 • Cloud Computing, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Mirantis & Openwave Mobility collaborate on Subscriber Data Management for NFV

Openwave Mobility announced a collaboration with Mirantis. Openwave Mobility’s Subscriber Data Management (SDM) solution, virtualized User Data Repository (vUDR), has been validated within the Mirantis OpenStack environment. Openwave Mobility vUDR is the...

What Exactly Is Cloud Computing?

October 24, 2016 • Cloud Computing, Enterprise ITComments Off on What Exactly Is Cloud Computing?

Gone are the days when a user had to rely entirely on his computer or on portable hard drives and CDs/DVDs in order to save and store files. Now, thanks to cloud computing, all your information can be stored online on internet servers through the various...

Red Hat, Ericsson join forces on Open Source

October 24, 2016 • Cloud Computing, Top StoriesComments Off on Red Hat, Ericsson join forces on Open Source

Red Hat, a leading provider of open source solutions and Ericsson share a common belief in the power of open source to transform the ICT (information and communications technology) market. Today, they announce a broad alliance to deliver fully open source...

T-Systems cloud audited by Deloitte

October 20, 2016 • Cloud Computing, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on T-Systems cloud audited by Deloitte

In a bold move to provide documented assurance to customers, T-Systems South Africa (TSSA) has undertaken to have its private cloud platform ISAE 3402 audited by reputable audit firm, Deloitte & Touche. T-Systems South Africa understand the strict audit...

Air Mauritius partners IBM

October 20, 2016 • Cloud Computing, Enterprise IT, Top StoriesComments Off on Air Mauritius partners IBM

Air Mauritius has inked a five-year technology and services deal with IBM for Cloud and Analytics technologies delivered as services to fuel its long-term growth plans. The Mauritian national airline, the fourth largest in Africa, has been connecting the...

Service delivery in IT paramount to organisational success

How Cloud-based HR tools can radically improve the employee experience

October 18, 2016 • Cloud Computing, Enterprise ITComments Off on How Cloud-based HR tools can radically improve the employee experience

Without doubt, human capital management is one of the most important facets of your business. Ask any of today’s most successful companies about how they became leaders in their field, and their answer will invariably refer to the calibre of their people....