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IoT disrupts the cloud

November 30, 2018 • Cloud Computing, Internet of ThingsComments Off on IoT disrupts the cloud

It is no longer enough to simply offer a cloud solution as emerging technologies start to not only dominate, but provide much needed competitive advantage to business. Jeremy Potgieter, SADC regional Head, Eseye, says that the growth of the Internet of Things (IoT) alongside the prevalence of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and analytics are disrupting...

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Internet of Things Artificial Intelligence: The future

Internet of Things Artificial Intelligence: The future

November 30, 2018 • Internet of Things, OpinionComments Off on Internet of Things Artificial Intelligence: The future

A simple gesture. A world built from accessible assets that drive human convenience and interaction. This is the future that’s powered by the Internet of Things (IoT) and artificial intelligence (AI), two of the planet’s hottest topic trends right now for...

Five Predictions for IoT in 2019

59 percent of corporate IoT attacks target office devices, finds Trend Micro

November 26, 2018 • Internet of Things, SecurityComments Off on 59 percent of corporate IoT attacks target office devices, finds Trend Micro

Trend Micro has revealed that 86 percent of surveyed IT and security decision-makers across the globe believe their organisation needs to improve its awareness of IoT threats. This significant lack of knowledge accompanies rising threat levels and security...

The future of wearable technology? You’re already wearing it

November 22, 2018 • Internet of ThingsComments Off on The future of wearable technology? You’re already wearing it

A new method of improving battery life in wearable technology has been developed and the key might be in the clothes that we wear every day. The technology enables the use of smaller battery cells, allowing for larger capacities. A new technology, developed...

The continuing evolution of Internet of Things (IoT) technology is redefining the world in which we live and the ways we interact with that technology. It is now possible for systems to control power, security and HVAC in offices and homes.

Run your home remotely with IoT

November 22, 2018 • Internet of Things, Southern AfricaComments Off on Run your home remotely with IoT

The continuing evolution of Internet of Things (IoT) technology is redefining the world in which we live and the ways we interact with that technology. It is now possible for systems to control power, security and HVAC in offices and homes. “Today’s...

Bryan Hamman, territory manager for sub-Saharan Africa at Arbor Networks

IoT arena has seen growth in the Q1 and Q2 of 2018

November 21, 2018 • Internet of Things, SponsoredComments Off on IoT arena has seen growth in the Q1 and Q2 of 2018

According to IoT Analytics, a provider of market insights for the Internet of Things (IoT), the IoT arena has seen growth in the first and second quarters of 2018, raising the total number of global IoT devices in use today to around seven billion. However, a...

Important security tips for IoT apps to consider

Important security tips for IoT apps to consider

November 19, 2018 • Internet of Things, OpinionComments Off on Important security tips for IoT apps to consider

Mobile app development companies that are looking to remain abreast of the current and future innovations that are being made would do well to consider the Internet of Things. Now that more and more mobile app development companies are realizing the...

How IoT will help bridge the digital divide in Africa

How IoT will help bridge the digital divide in Africa

November 19, 2018 • Internet of Things, OpinionComments Off on How IoT will help bridge the digital divide in Africa

Digital adoption throughout the Africa continent has been a raging topic for years. More so when faced with stats detailing the limited access some people across the continent have to digital tools. For example, only 25% of residents in the Eastern...

Vodacom appoints new Managing Executive for IoT Africa

Vodacom appoints new Managing Executive for IoT Africa

November 13, 2018 • Internet of Things, People, Top StoriesComments Off on Vodacom appoints new Managing Executive for IoT Africa

Vodacom Group has appointed Peter Malebye as Managing Executive for Internet of Things (IoT) Africa Vodacom Group Business. Peter, who has almost 20 years of experience replaces Deon Liebenberg. Peter previously held the position of Managing Executive...

Focus on the challenges, not the technology

Focus on the challenges, not the technology

November 12, 2018 • Internet of ThingsComments Off on Focus on the challenges, not the technology

Digital transformation and the Internet of Things (IoT) are widely discussed topics in business today. That said, many organisations are still slow in getting their transformation initiatives underway and implementing tangible IoT solutions. According to...

ICT’s potential to emerge as a powerhouse sector in its own right

November 7, 2018 • General, Internet of ThingsComments Off on ICT’s potential to emerge as a powerhouse sector in its own right

Most analysts would agree that a sense of political stability and renewed national hope has swept through South Africa recently, but ratings downgrades, international economic uncertainty and, now, a surprise recession, continue to present stubborn hurdles to...

AfricaCom 2018

Ambient commerce will attract more investments among IoT technologies , says GlobalData

November 6, 2018 • Internet of ThingsComments Off on Ambient commerce will attract more investments among IoT technologies , says GlobalData

Internet of Things (IoT) is widely recognized by enterprises as one of the most important emerging technologies. Increased levels of investment can be expected across all IoT technology areas in the next phase. However, consumer IoT (ambient commerce) will...

The opportunity of IoT

The opportunity of IoT

November 5, 2018 • Internet of Things, OpinionComments Off on The opportunity of IoT

The Internet of Things (IoT) is not the by-product of hype and the IT dreamer’s reality. It is an opportunity, especially for those who are prepared to take a chance and pay attention. The statistics and the facts garnered over years of analysis and case...

10 CIO Resolutions for 2019 according to Gartner

Seven digital disruptions CIOs may not see coming

October 23, 2018 • Internet of ThingsComments Off on Seven digital disruptions CIOs may not see coming

Gartner, Inc. has revealed seven digital disruptions that organisations may not be prepared for. These include several categories of disruption, each of which represents a significant potential for new disruptive companies and business models to emerge....

IoT takes South Africa by storm

IoT takes South Africa by storm

October 19, 2018 • Internet of ThingsComments Off on IoT takes South Africa by storm

Everyone agrees, technology and the internet of things (IoT) has transformed the way we live our lives and co-existing without our gadgets, a screen full of applications, and an internet connection is near impossible these days. “South Africans should...

Gartner Identifies the Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2019

Gartner Identifies the Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2019

October 16, 2018 • General, Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments Off on Gartner Identifies the Top 10 Strategic Technology Trends for 2019

On October 15, Gartner, Inc. highlighted the top strategic technology trends that organisations need to explore in 2019. Analysts presented their findings during Gartner Symposium/ITxpo, which is currently underway in Orlando Florida.   Gartner defines a...