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The battle for campus connectivity – what can we learn from smart cities?

The battle for campus connectivity – what can we learn from smart cities?

June 13, 2019 • General, Top StoriesComments (0)

One of the key challenges universities face today is how to keep up with the ever-growing connectivity demands of staff and students. Students expect to receive all their data and services wirelessly, and professors and researchers expect to be able to collaborate easily over the network. Having pervasive wireless is no longer a nice to [&hellip...

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Saphila 2019 kicks off in Sun City

Saphila 2019 kicks off in Sun City

June 11, 2019 • Events, General, Top StoriesComments (0)

Saphila, the biennial conference hosted by African SAP User Group (AFSUG), and co-hosted by SAP Africa officially kicked off at the world-class Sun City resort in South Africa. The conference themed “The intelligent enterprise” is scheduled to run from...

Infinidat announces data rescue programme for IBM storage customers

Infinidat announces data rescue programme for IBM storage customers

June 10, 2019 • GeneralComments (0)

Infinidat recently announced a Data Rescue Program for IBM customers concerned by IBM’s shutdown of its storage innovation centre. Infinidat developed the programme in response to an influx of inquiries from IBM customers regarding escalating pressure to...

Orange Business Services enhances Visibility-as-a Service

Orange Business Services enhances Visibility-as-a Service

June 6, 2019 • GeneralComments (0)

Orange Business Service is enhancing its Visibility-as-a-Service offer to help businesses take the guesswork out of their end-to-end application performance measurement. The solution provides a solid foundation for business transformation by ensuring that the...

FarmRanger uses tech to tackle security for livestock farmers

FarmRanger uses tech to tackle security for livestock farmers

June 5, 2019 • General, Top StoriesComments (0)

FarmRanger, uses a blend of technology and agricultural devices, to deliver a platform for livestock management and security. FarmRanger uses a combination of animal collar and app. The collars are fitted to a select number of animals in the herd – for...

Synology showcases all-around data management solutions

Synology showcases all-around data management solutions

June 4, 2019 • Digital Transformation, GeneralComments (0)

Synology has launched Synology Solution Exhibition 2019 held at the TPKA in Taipei Far Eastern Telecom Park during COMPUTEX 2019 which took place from 29-31 May. At the exhibition, Synology showcased solutions covering six key topics including next-generation...

Why true digital identity takes long-term collaboration and integration

Why true digital identity takes long-term collaboration and integration

May 31, 2019 • GeneralComments Off on Why true digital identity takes long-term collaboration and integration

The future of identity lies far beyond mere digitizing the physical identity – true digital identity encompasses a vast and interoperable ecosystem in which identity is owned by the individual and managed within a secure and trusted environment....

NEC XON deploys ADVA fibre solution at SANReN

NEC XON deploys ADVA fibre solution at SANReN

May 31, 2019 • GeneralComments Off on NEC XON deploys ADVA fibre solution at SANReN

NEC XON will deploy a national DWDM network based on ADVA technology for the South African National Research Network (SANReN), which is an initiative of the South African Department of Science and Technology hosted by the Council for Science and Industrial...

Saphila 2019 brings focus to S/4HANA

Saphila 2019 brings focus to S/4HANA

May 30, 2019 • GeneralComments Off on Saphila 2019 brings focus to S/4HANA

The African SAP User Group’s (AFSUG) biennial conference for SAP users is around the corner, running on 10 and 11 June 2019 at Sun City, and there is still much to share with delegates wanting to attend. As users have come to expect, the team behind Saphila...

UNICEF provides software and machine learning support in Sierra Leone

UNICEF provides software and machine learning support in Sierra Leone

May 30, 2019 • General, West AfricaComments Off on UNICEF provides software and machine learning support in Sierra Leone

UNICEF is collaborating with the Directorate of Science, Technology and Innovation (DSTI) in the Office of the President, on a knowledge exchange partnership, around innovative Machine Learning techniques in Sierra Leone.​ ​A two-person team from the...

KOKO launches first Network in Kenya

May 29, 2019 • East Africa, General, Top StoriesComments Off on KOKO launches first Network in Kenya

KOKO Networks, a Venture-backed technology company has launched its first network of 700 “KOKOpoints” inside neighbourhood shops across Nairobi. KOKOpoints are multi-purpose consumer access machines, combining a fuel ATM, an e-commerce kiosk and...

How to backup virtual machines for free

How to backup virtual machines for free

May 26, 2019 • GeneralComments Off on How to backup virtual machines for free

Virtual machines are very handy, but like any computer system, they can go wrong. Files become corrupted and hardware fails. If this happens to you and you haven’t performed a backup recently, you could end up losing a lot of essential data. Here is our...

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DotAfrica commemorates Africa Day

May 25, 2019 • GeneralComments Off on DotAfrica commemorates Africa Day

In celebration of Africa Day, Registry Africa, the administrator of the .africa (dotAfrica) geographic Top Level Domain (gTLD), joins all one billion Africans in celebrating this special day. Africa Day commemorates the founding of the Organisation of African...

MiX Telematics supplies a Ugandan utility provider with a fleet management solution

MiX Telematics supplies a Ugandan utility provider with a fleet management solution

May 23, 2019 • East Africa, GeneralComments Off on MiX Telematics supplies a Ugandan utility provider with a fleet management solution

MiX Telematics, a global provider of fleet and mobile asset management solutions has announced that its channel partner in East Africa, A&S Electronics, will supply to supply water services in Uganda. A&S Electronics provides water for use in...

South African young scientists shine at US Intel International Science Fair

South African young scientists shine at US Intel International Science Fair

May 22, 2019 • General, Southern AfricaComments Off on South African young scientists shine at US Intel International Science Fair

Three South African learners won prizes at the INTEL International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF), high school science fair which took place in Phoenix, Arizona, USA. The big local winner was Hritik Mitha from Bryanston High School in Johannesburg, who...

FUJIFILM Innovation Centre Africa opens doors

FUJIFILM Innovation Centre Africa opens doors

May 19, 2019 • GeneralComments Off on FUJIFILM Innovation Centre Africa opens doors

FUJIFILM South Africa has opened its Innovation Centre Africa, located in Roodepoort, Johannesburg. As the first Innovation Centre on the African continent, it provides not only a one-stop demonstration area for new solutions, but now incorporates a number of...