Zoho Corp., the global technology company, announced today that it will be opening a new office in Johannesburg to accommodate its growing employee base in the country and cater to its customers. The company has seen the net new customer growth of 75% in South Africa in 2021, and...
Working in cyber security can be draining. It's a high-pressure environment and the stakes are only getting higher. A recent report found that 45% of cybersecurity professionals have considered quitting over the constant threat of Ransomware attacks. The industry has been evangelising (or fear-mongering, depending on who you ask) on...
With the dramatic increase in cloud adoption, organizations are relying more on cloud technology than ever before. To safely embrace this shift from traditional services to the cloud, it is imperative to take necessary measures that can improve the security infrastructure of the cloud environment. With the latest advancements...
New research from global cloud communications platform Infobip reveals that chat apps such as WhatsApp are becoming crucial channels for customer communications, demonstrating the growing importance of conversational experiences. Infobip’s data shows an 80% and 62% increase in WhatsApp and rich communication services (RCS) interactions respectively in the first...
This year’s Black Friday brings about greater anticipation and excitement from consumers and retailers as spend volumes are expected to increase. According to Chris Labuschagne, CEO of FNB Card, Black Friday represents a time for consumers to buy items at great deals and each year, there’s a trend of spend...
The new COO of the Paratus Group in Africa, Gert Duvenhage smooths the way Everyone in the business knows that the pan-African telco sector is a complex network filled with license agreements and multiple complications around the technologies and different ways of working. Tell that to Gert Duvenhage as this...
As part of its annual Black Friday promotion, mass retailer Game becomes the first retailer of its kind in SA to join the metaverse – through a Game-branded Roblox game. The game, which is unlike anything consumers have seen from the retailer before, launches on 21 November, and will...
Liquid C2, a business of Cassava Technologies, a pan-African technology group, opened the doors of its first Cyber Security Fusion Centre (CSFC) in Nairobi, Kenya, making this the second centre of its kind in Africa. "Kenyan businesses have seen increased digital adoption, and the country's connected population in early 2021...
In ways both obvious and subtle, technology is transforming the way we live, work and play. While some innovations have become so familiar to us — asking Siri about the weather, clicking on ads based on previous purchases — that we no longer remember a time when they weren’t...
Everyone wants to be a unicorn, the next billion-dollar success story. This ambition is good and must never be watered down. Running a very successful tech business can be very highly rewarding, both financially and emotionally, even if the business is not yet a unicorn success story. The world is...
To address Africa’s digital skills gap, MTN Group, through some of its operating companies, is partnering with SAS Training, Courses & Classes to train up to 100 young people in data analytics. This is part of the MTN Skills Academy’s work to promote digital skills for digital jobs, in...
After launching in Johannesburg South Africa last month, global electronics brand TCL is ready to launch its greatness further into the African continent into Zimbabwe, and in partnership with WRS Switchgear. Switchgear is a well-established distribution company within the Zimbabwean market set up in 2007, that has distributed general...
On November 16, xFusion hosted the South African Partner Summit in Johannesburg under the theme of "Together for a Better Future,” bringing South African partners together for in-depth analysis and discussion on how to create new industry value. Around 90 representatives of leading partner organizations attended the event to...
Trellix, the cybersecurity company delivering the future of extended detection and response (XDR), today released The Threat Report: November 2022 from its Advanced Research Center, home to the world’s most elite security researchers and intelligence experts. The latest report analyzes cybersecurity trends from the third quarter of 2022. “Interestingly, the...
Why should your geographic location limit your ability to send and receive money? Why should it affect your ability to buy goods and services from around the globe? And why should someone from Lagos or Kampala not have the same kind of access to global markets as someone based...
Trusted cybersecurity specialist Exclusive Networks Africa is simultaneously a member of a listed global enterprise as well as a locally-founded and proudly South African firm, with its business values firmly supportive of the ongoing economic empowerment of the country. The company has an established Supplier Development Programme in place,...
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