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Posts Tagged ‘Internet of Things’

  • Building trust and eliminating wastage through IoT

    Building trust and eliminating wastage through IoT

    December 9, 2018 • Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments Off on Building trust and eliminating wastage through IoT

    While there has been an increase in rain in the Western Cape, the province and the country’s water woes are far from over. According to scientists, there is a cyclic pattern which repeats itself about every 220 years of 10 exceptionally dry years and we are...

  • Why is Cloud a critical enabler for enterprise IT delivery

    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...

  • Internet of Things Artificial Intelligence: The future

    Internet of Things Artificial Intelligence: The future

    November 30, 2018 • Artificial Intelligence, Internet of ThingsComments 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...

  • IT News Africa: Top Stories of the Week

    November 25, 2018 • GeneralComments Off on IT News Africa: Top Stories of the Week

    This week was yet again filled with tech news stories that grabbed the headlines both across Africa and around the world. This week was dominated by Black Friday. The sales frenzy, which kicked off on Friday 23 November 2017, grabbed attention around the...

  • 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...

  • Offering data centres flexibility with standardisation

    November 7, 2018 • GeneralComments Off on Offering data centres flexibility with standardisation

    Schneider Electric has created ‘flexible standardisation’ for data centre operators that allows the company to support the different sized deployments its customers require quickly, efficiently and cost-effectively, while eliminating inconsistencies...

  • Oracle announced the opening of an Innovation hub in Johannesburg, a first for Oracle in Africa.

    Oracle accelerates digital transformation in South Africa with new innovation hub

    November 7, 2018 • Company News, Digital Transformation, StartupsComments Off on Oracle accelerates digital transformation in South Africa with new innovation hub

    Reinforcing its commitment to South Africa, Oracle today announced the opening of an Innovation Hub in Johannesburg, a first for Oracle in Africa that will help drive the adoption of emerging technologies across the country’s corporates, public sector...

  • The opportunity of IoT

    The opportunity of IoT

    November 5, 2018 • Internet of ThingsComments 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...

  • Why is Cloud a critical enabler for enterprise IT delivery

    Second annual survey reveals increased IoT investment, real-time data sharing

    November 1, 2018 • GeneralComments Off on Second annual survey reveals increased IoT investment, real-time data sharing

    Zebra Technologies has announced the results of its second annual “Intelligent Enterprise Index.” The Index is a global survey that measures where companies are on the journey to becoming an “intelligent enterprise” – one that connects the physical...

  • IoT

    Andile Solutions CEO discusses the IoT phenomenon and smart devices

    November 1, 2018 • Top StoriesComments Off on Andile Solutions CEO discusses the IoT phenomenon and smart devices

    Why can’t experts predict the weather accurately? That’s one of the modern world’s longest-running jokes and even Simon Gear, South Africa’s most popular meteorologist, often admits that even he gets it wrong. But at the very least, it can help us...

  • South Africa is a particularly attractive proposition for cyber criminals.

    Cyber attacks on educational institutions on the rise

    October 31, 2018 • Education, Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Cyber attacks on educational institutions on the rise

    Cyber threats are no longer a rarity, they are expected. With recent ransomware attacks such as WannaCry and NotPetya, the potential theft or leakage of data, particularly confidential information in an educational setting, should be top of the list in risk...

  • Energy efficiency puts cash back in your pocket

    Securing the smart energy revolution in Africa

    October 31, 2018 • Mining & EnergyComments Off on Securing the smart energy revolution in Africa

    The potential of the Internet of Things (IOT) to make consumers’ lives more convenient is well-documented. One area in which it can deliver immediate benefits and significantly change how a household or company in Africa manages and keeps track of its...

  • Five steps to evaluating a DDoS managed service provider

    Five steps to evaluating a DDoS managed service provider

    October 30, 2018 • General, SecurityComments Off on Five steps to evaluating a DDoS managed service provider

    The news that the Southern African Department of Labour was recently able to foil a distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack on one of its external facing servers in early September reminds us that businesses and governments must remain vigilant at all...

  • 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...