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Video Interview: Discussing the benefits of IoT & 5G tech – Ericsson

March 12, 2015 • Internet of Things, Top Stories, VideoComments Off on Video Interview: Discussing the benefits of IoT & 5G tech – Ericsson

At Mobile World Congress 2015 (MWC), IT News Africa caught up with Bo Ribbing – Head of Sales Development & Product Line Devices for Ericsson. In our interview, Ribbing discusses the benefits of IoT as well as the potential of 5G technology in Africa. Hosted in Barcelona for the 10th year, Mobile World Congress 2015 [&hellip...

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IT changes focus in the world of the Internet of Things

March 6, 2015 • Enterprise IT, Internet of ThingsComments Off on IT changes focus in the world of the Internet of Things

The cloud transformation and exponential growth in data has prompted a new focus for IT stakeholders, and the worlds of IT and business are undergoing multiple transformations as a result. This, along with the speed at which such transformation is taking...

Gartner: “IoT to make an impact over next three years”

February 4, 2015 • Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments (1)

More than 40 per cent of organisations expect the Internet of Things (IoT) to transform their business or offer significant new revenue or cost-savings opportunities in the short term (over the next three years), rising to 60 per cent in the long term (more...

Will the Internet of Things bring new data availability challenges?

February 2, 2015 • Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments Off on Will the Internet of Things bring new data availability challenges?

The move towards the “Internet of Things” (IoT) – in which everything from fridges and TVs to running shoes and wristwatches are connected to the Internet – will create new data availability challenges for individuals and companies alike....

The IoT is already here – Will you be secure?

August 21, 2014 • Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments Off on The IoT is already here – Will you be secure?

With 2014 being dubbed as the year of the ´Internet of Things´ (IoT), there are major concerns regarding the security & privacy issues that consumers face now, and potential problems they could have in the future. Trevor Coetzee, Regional Director,...

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Organisations investing in network architectures to support cloud

July 7, 2014 • Enterprise IT, Internet of ThingsComments Off on Organisations investing in network architectures to support cloud

New data published by Dimension Data revealed that while organisations continue to invest in pervasive wireless connectivity at the edge of their networks, they are also starting to invest in the access network infrastructure needed to support this wireless...

Internet of Things not the last step – Intel

October 24, 2013 • Internet of Things, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Internet of Things not the last step – Intel

The Internet of Things, the concept that all electronic devices will one day be connected to each other to communicate, will not be the last step to connecting people. This is according to Brian Krzanich, CEO of Intel, who expressed his view during the...

South Africa: quest to find computer architecture to handle SKA data

March 11, 2013 • Internet of Things, Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on South Africa: quest to find computer architecture to handle SKA data

Square Kilometer Array (SKA) South Africa, a business unit of the country’s National Research Foundation is joining ASTRON, the Netherlands Institute for Radio Astronomy, and IBM in a four-year collaboration to research extremely fast, but low-power...

Harnessing the value of big data, the Internet of Things for Africa

March 4, 2013 • Internet of Things, Online & SocialComments Off on Harnessing the value of big data, the Internet of Things for Africa

The bulk of data out there is mostly unstructured, very valuable and if big data is the new oil, then analytics is the refinery. The impact of the variety, volume and velocity of big data was brought into discussion at the Cisco Expo 2013 being held at Sun...

Enterprise Architecture – How a lack of planning can trip up your business

August 10, 2012 • Internet of ThingsComments (1)

A holistic view of enterprise processes and requirements is vital to any growing organisation. The relationship between business objectives and IT can often become disconnected when there is a lack of effective forward planning within the organisation....

New electronic health enterprise architecture for Rwanda

June 29, 2012 • Internet of Things, Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on New electronic health enterprise architecture for Rwanda

Apelon, Inc., an international provider of terminology and data interoperability solutions, has been selected to assist the development and implementation of an electronic health enterprise architecture for Rwanda to improve antenatal (prenatal) care in the...

Success in Service Orientated Architecture depends on approach

April 21, 2010 • Internet of ThingsComments Off on Success in Service Orientated Architecture depends on approach

Sound architecting will determine the extent to which a company is able to benefit from Service Orientated Architecture (SOA). Mike Steyn, Director, triVector, a specialised national provider of next-generation BPM and Enterprise Architecture solutions,...

Cisco introduces Borderless Networks architecture

October 21, 2009 • Internet of Things, Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Cisco introduces Borderless Networks architecture

CISCO has introduced a Borderless Networks architecture and a five-phase plan aimed at ensuring efficient delivery of service. The new system by Cisco, a leading supplier of internet networking equipment,...