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  • Is your infrastructure throttling the benefits of cloud services?

    STC rolls out IPv6 infrastructure and cloud services to clients

    December 13, 2018 • Cloud ComputingComments Off on STC rolls out IPv6 infrastructure and cloud services to clients

    Smart Technology Centre (STC) is one of the first Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in South Africa to roll out a full production Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6) connectivity to its client’s infrastructure and cloud services. “In essence, an...

  • Top 5 cloud services predictions 2018

    Top 5 cloud services predictions 2018

    January 9, 2018 • Cloud ComputingComments Off on Top 5 cloud services predictions 2018

    2018 will be another year where cloud services are at the forefront of all discussion at boardroom level as the amount of data and the need to analyse that data continues to grow at an alarming rate. With this in mind Karl Roe, VP Services & Cloud...

  • The Second Scramble for Africa

    The Second Scramble for Africa

    August 29, 2017 • East Africa, General, North Africa, Southern Africa, West AfricaComments Off on The Second Scramble for Africa

    For the second time in history, the African continent has become a focal point for global expansion. As a result, valuable goods, services and intellectual property are being exported into Africa. With this expansion comes the reality of increased demand, and...

  • Kenya to upgrade Fibre network infrastructure to 10GB

    March 22, 2017 • East Africa, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Kenya to upgrade Fibre network infrastructure to 10GB

    Telco Systems, provider of of innovative CE 2.0, MPLS, IP and SDN & NFV solutions and Internet Solutions Kenya, a Pan-African communications service provider of Cloud, communication, connectivity and carrier services within Kenya and connecting outside...

  • More African countries to automate IP registration

    October 3, 2016 • Enterprise ITComments Off on More African countries to automate IP registration

    Following a successful trial in Kenya, Microsoft is handing over the source code for an online intellectual property (IP) registration system to IP authorities across Africa, including the Kenya Copyright Board (KECOBO). The system was first developed and...

  • Tweet, Twitter and generic words

    November 11, 2013 • Southern AfricaComments Off on Tweet, Twitter and generic words

    It was recently reported that Twitter had, as part of its proposed listing, warned that several of its trade marks might be at risk.  As trade marks are very important assets – in some cases the trade mark is the most important asset that a company has –...

  • Tech innovators delve into IP commercial exploits

    October 31, 2013 • Company News, Southern AfricaComments Off on Tech innovators delve into IP commercial exploits

    The Intellectual Property Rights Act has introduced important conditions in South Africa for the commercialisation of Intellectual Property and will impact operations across a number of industries and sectors. A carefully thought-out intellectual property...

  • South Africa: Telkom Mobile’s SIM-SONKE goes national

    October 28, 2013 • Mobile and Telecoms, Southern AfricaComments Off on South Africa: Telkom Mobile’s SIM-SONKE goes national

    Telkom SA’s mobile division announced that SIM-SONKE subscribers will now be able to make calls from anywhere in the country. Previously customers were able to make calls only where Telkom Mobile has network coverage. “We introduced SIM-SONKE as a...

  • Cisco launches 7 free online courses in South Africa

    South Africa’s online traffic expected to soar

    August 2, 2013 • Southern AfricaComments Off on South Africa’s online traffic expected to soar

    The Cisco Visual Networking Index (VNI) Forecast (2012-2017) projects that South Africa’s Internet Protocol (IP) traffic will quadruple during the period under review at a compound annual growth rate of 31%. South Africa’s IP traffic (fixed and mobile)...

  • Migrating to ‘Everything over IP’ – can your network handle the pressure?

    June 18, 2013 • FeaturesComments Off on Migrating to ‘Everything over IP’ – can your network handle the pressure?

    Converged communications open up a host of opportunities for businesses, and IP is often seen as the ultimate solution to bringing various communication media together. From voice and data to video, security and surveillance, even wireless printing and more,...

  • Exciting times ahead for local broadcasting

    March 28, 2012 • FeaturesComments Off on Exciting times ahead for local broadcasting

    While connectivity in South Africa has traditionally been very expensive, prices are beginning to drop and caps are being lifted due to improved infrastructure and availability, making broadband more affordable than before. While SA trails behind most of the...

  • Orange extends African IP VPN services

    March 27, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Orange extends African IP VPN services

    France’s Orange Business Services will offer IP VPN services in 31 countries for Aggreko, a company that provides power and temperature control services. The Aggreko partnership aims to deliver better telecom services and improve the internal and external...

  • South African mobile data to increase 49 times

    March 23, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments (2)

    South African mobile data will increase 49 times by 2016! This is according to Cisco’s Visual Global Mobile Data Traffic Forecast for 2011-2016. That’s a staggering 118% compound annual growth. Breakdown of South Africa: South African mobile data is...

  • Interpol arrests 25 Anonymous members

    February 29, 2012 • Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Interpol arrests 25 Anonymous members

    Interpol arrested 25 members of the ‘Anonymous’ hacker group in over a dozen cities worldwide the police body said on Tuesday. “Operation Unmask was launched in mid-February following a series of co-ordinated cyber-attacks originating from...

  • Altech appoints Kenya Data Networks CEO

    October 31, 2011 • People, Top StoriesComments (1)

    JSE-listed Allied Technologies Limited (Altech) is pleased to announce the appointment of Shahab Meshki as Chief Executive Officer of Altech Kenya Data Networks (KDN), effective 1 November 2011. KDN is a Kenyan registered communications company that operates...

  • We’re all mobile today

    October 12, 2011 • FeaturesComments Off on We’re all mobile today

    “Before Voice over IP (VoIP), life was pretty black and white,” says Rob Lith, Director of Connection Telecom. “You had your office jockeys and your road warriors.” Office jockeys operated PCs, desk phones and faxes. Their jobs started and ended when...