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  • Cloud email archiving is about continuity – not storage

    November 22, 2012 • FeaturesComments Off on Cloud email archiving is about continuity – not storage

    Cloud based archiving solutions are evolving beyond just providing safe, cost-effective off-site storage of business information and transactions contained in emails. With the masses of volumes of data generated and shared everyday via email, and the business...

  • 50% of users cannot recognise a phishing message

    September 3, 2012 • SecurityComments Off on 50% of users cannot recognise a phishing message

    The standard data theft method is social engineering – a potential victim is lured onto an infected web-page or is duped into opening a file attached to an e-mail. It is not always easy to recognise such a message, as a survey conducted in May 2012 by O+K...

  • When UCC and BYOD collide

    August 27, 2012 • FeaturesComments Off on When UCC and BYOD collide

    A lot of businesses today are working towards creating Unified Communications and Collaboration (UCC) systems that replace the disparate mixture of voice, e-mail, video, instant messaging (IM), SMS’ and used by their employees.   However, it would seem...

  • 34% of users still concerned about viruses in email attachments

    June 15, 2012 • SecurityComments Off on 34% of users still concerned about viruses in email attachments

    A flood of media attention means that users are more aware of contemporary computer security issues and the ploys which cybercriminals use to infiltrate their devices. However a survey by Harris Interactive, conducted in February and March 2012 among almost...

  • SA email users still love clicking

    May 10, 2012 • FeaturesComments Off on SA email users still love clicking

    South Africans can be more demanding than their overseas counterparts when it comes to email communication and are a lot more aware of emerging trends, such as cloud-based email hosting and support, and a more flexible/ mobile-driven workplace environment. In...

  • 5 Tools to fight internet censorship

    March 21, 2012 • Lists, Top StoriesComments Off on 5 Tools to fight internet censorship

    Today South Africa is celebrating Human Rights Day. The country is celebrating the long road to democracy covered with sticks and stones leaving apartheid’s oppression behind us. The path South Africans have tread has been a long one, but 18 years into...

  • “Emails will become obsolete” — Tellumat

    February 29, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on “Emails will become obsolete” — Tellumat

    Electronic emails are vital to today’s businesses worldwide, but Bennie Langenhoven, Tellumat Communication Solutions Managing Executive, believes that will soon change. Langenhoven believes traditional emails will become obsolete in the next few years,...

  • Tunisia’s Big Brother helped shut down websites

    December 14, 2011 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Tunisia’s Big Brother helped shut down websites

    Tunisia’s former government of Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali was instrumental in its pressure on bloggers and independent websites, using technology to shut down many websites in opposition to the president’s rule. A new report issued on Tuesday detailed how...

  • MTN takes enterprise customisation to the next level

    July 25, 2011 • Top StoriesComments Off on MTN takes enterprise customisation to the next level

    MTN Service Provider (SP) has completed the implementation of the industry’s first customised mobile synchronisation solution for Enforce, a national security company that provides security, video surveillance and armed response. Enforce required a handset...

  • Phishing: South Africa takes the bitter bait

    July 12, 2011 • Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Phishing: South Africa takes the bitter bait

    Symantec released its June 2011 Symantec Intelligence Report, the first Symantec report to combine the best research and analysis from the Symantec cloud MessageLabs Intelligence Report and the Symantec State of Spam and Phishing Report. This month’s...

  • Good email practices protect domain reputation

    November 24, 2010 • FeaturesComments Off on Good email practices protect domain reputation

    Few clients realise that the email marketing practises of their advertising agencies and other marketing firms could adversely affect the reputation of their domains. Just as the corporate entity itself has a reputation within the greater community in which...

  • Postal Corporation of Kenya must adapt-or-die

    September 23, 2010 • Top StoriesComments Off on Postal Corporation of Kenya must adapt-or-die

    TECHNOLOGICAL advances in the Kenyan market could soon render the Postal Corporation of Kenya (PCK) extinct as most people opt to communicate through email or SMS rather than conventional mail. There has been a decline in revenue collection by the corporation...

  • Rand Refinery chooses Mimecast solution

    July 6, 2010 • Enterprise ITComments Off on Rand Refinery chooses Mimecast solution

    Rand Refinery, the largest gold refining and smelting complex in the world, has completed a 260 seat Mimecast Unified Email Management (UEM) implementation as part of its disaster recovery, security and compliance plans. Apart from the stringent compliance...

  • Google Buzz gives Gmail the social touch

    February 11, 2010 • Top StoriesComments (1)

    Google has launched a social networking tool for Gmail, Google Buzz, allowing its email users to share information, post photos, links and videos right from their Gmail account. The announcement followed previous reports disclosing Google’s plans to...

  • Nigeria seeks ways to curb online crime

    January 5, 2010 • SecurityComments Off on Nigeria seeks ways to curb online crime

    The president of the Institute of Software Practitioners of Nigeria (ISPN) has called on Nigeria to invest on secured internet protocol versions to curb the menace of internet scams that allegedly originate from the West African country...

  • Google previews smart new communication tool

    May 29, 2009 • Enterprise ITComments Off on Google previews smart new communication tool

    Google has provided a sneak preview of its latest communication application, Google Wave, to the global developer community...