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Is the Internet of Things a data opportunity?

February 24, 2016 • Enterprise IT, Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments Off on Is the Internet of Things a data opportunity?

There is no denying the sheer amount of data at our disposal. And thanks to the Internet of Things (IoT), data is increasing by the minute. However, for those of us that work with data or need to understand the influence this data has on businesses/clients or markets, we are now faced with the task [&hellip...

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Driving business value through the Internet of Things in Africa

February 22, 2016 • East Africa, Internet of Things, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Driving business value through the Internet of Things in Africa

The Internet of Things (IoT) has the ability to transform the lives of citizens, providing tangible solutions to many of society’s ills. That said, partnerships between the public and private sector will be key in ensuring that these are fully realised....

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Ericsson introduces 3 IoT solutions for smart homes and cities

January 7, 2016 • Company News, Enterprise IT, Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments Off on Ericsson introduces 3 IoT solutions for smart homes and cities

Ericsson has revealed three new solutions to equip communication service providers and utility companies to address services and requirements in the fast-growing Internet of Things (IoT) market. According to the company, IoT is quickly emerging as a very...

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Get ahead of your data before IoT explodes

December 23, 2015 • Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments Off on Get ahead of your data before IoT explodes

For decades organisations have had machines connected to networks, for instance in mining and manufacturing as well as other sectors, which through automation continue to streamline processes and outputs. Parallel to this, we have seen significant advances in...

The Internet of Things is not as complicated as it sounds

December 22, 2015 • Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments Off on The Internet of Things is not as complicated as it sounds

Ah, the Internet of Things. It’s the topic on everyone’s lips – the buzzword of the year. It promises to transform the way we live and work, to free us from mundane tasks, and create entirely new jobs in entirely new industries. Ask anyone in technology...

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Video Interview: Internet of Things is shaking up the manufacturing sector

December 14, 2015 • Internet of Things, Top Stories, VideoComments Off on Video Interview: Internet of Things is shaking up the manufacturing sector

A brand new forecast from International Data Corporation (IDC) reveals the Internet of Things (IoT) market in Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (CEMA) is expected to expand 22 % in 2015 year on year, reaching $14 billion in total value....

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Top 14 stats revealed at IoTWF 2015

December 8, 2015 • Internet of Things, Lists, Top StoriesComments Off on Top 14 stats revealed at IoTWF 2015

Cisco’s Internet of Things World Forum (IoTWF), which was held at the World Trade Centre in Dubai, has been the central hub for IoT related information. Since the start of the conference, the company has revealed a plethora of facts and figures relating...

Cisco outlines steps to help organisations become IoT Ready

November 30, 2015 • Enterprise IT, Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments Off on Cisco outlines steps to help organisations become IoT Ready

Cisco has outlined the vital key steps that organisations in South Africa will need to implement in order to become fully digital to embrace the Internet of Things (IoT) era. According to the Cisco Digital Vortex: 941 leaders whitepaper most organisations are...

Video Interview: Matthew Blewett, Business Connexion, discusses IoT in Africa

November 27, 2015 • Internet of Things, Top Stories, VideoComments Off on Video Interview: Matthew Blewett, Business Connexion, discusses IoT in Africa

Matthew Blewett started by consulting to Business Connexion on the formulation and initiation of the revitalisation programme, as a member of the Programme-1 team for a year prior to re-joining the group in September 2008. He re-joined the company in an...

Senior technology execs discuss IoT at latest Innovation Dinner

November 26, 2015 • Events, Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments Off on Senior technology execs discuss IoT at latest Innovation Dinner

IT leaders convened at the Michelangelo Hotel in Sandton, Johannesburg for the latest Innovation Dinner, which was held on the 25th of November 2015 – and addressed the theme “Internet of Things: Real World Applications.” This Innovation...

Next Innovation Dinner set to cover IoT: Real World Applications

November 12, 2015 • Events, Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments Off on Next Innovation Dinner set to cover IoT: Real World Applications

IT leaders will convene at the Michelangelo Hotel in Sandton, Johannesburg for the next Innovation Dinner, which will be held on the 25th of November 2015 – and address the theme “Internet of Things: Real World Applications.” The Internet...

Security: The platform for IoT success?

November 3, 2015 • Internet of Things, Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Security: The platform for IoT success?

Widely regarded as the hottest topic in high-tech, the IoT (Internet of Things) is attracting the attention of countless enterprises across a wide array of industries. All want to exploit the potential of a world where people and machines enjoy 24/7...

The Internet of Things is the Land of Opportunity

October 12, 2015 • Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments Off on The Internet of Things is the Land of Opportunity

The worldwide web most of us are familiar with is a place populated by about 2.5 billion people who go online to find information, entertainment and shopping, or to stay in touch with friends and share ideas with colleagues. The internet was made by people,...

Infrastructure Management Trends in South Africa

Enabling the digital Journey of an Enterprise leveraging a Boundaryless Datacentre

August 25, 2015 • Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments Off on Enabling the digital Journey of an Enterprise leveraging a Boundaryless Datacentre

Technology without boundaries has revolutionised the way people work, play and do business, as organisations and their customers have dispersed across the world, unhindered by actual physical location. From cloud services and web-scale IT to the Internet of...

Can technology drive the future of mining?

July 17, 2015 • Internet of Things, Mining & Energy, Top StoriesComments Off on Can technology drive the future of mining?

Mining may be a highly industrial endeavour that hasn’t changed dramatically over the decades, but sophisticated new technologies are starting to play ever-greater roles in improving productivity and miner safety. In the future, the mining houses that are...

Information Security: The biggest barrier to the Internet of Things?

July 13, 2015 • Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments Off on Information Security: The biggest barrier to the Internet of Things?

Research conducted by Telecom Intelligence has revealed that information security remains the biggest inhibitor of the development of the Internet of Things (IoT), with 42% of respondents identifying security as one of the top two challenges for widespread...