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  • Importance of investing in IT

    March 7, 2019 • SecurityComments Off on Importance of investing in IT

    Spend on IT continues to grow globally as companies increasingly seek to leverage technology to streamline processes, improve productivity and increase competitiveness. The need for greater cost control is, however, a reality for South African businesses....

  • Nokia and UNICEF launch partnership to boost digital literacy in primary schools in Kenya

    Fundanii, Google and SAP bring digital storytelling to life

    March 5, 2019 • Education, Startups, Top StoriesComments Off on Fundanii, Google and SAP bring digital storytelling to life

    Fundanii is a digital learning outreach program that was established by Sinovuyo Apleni and Luthando Gubevu in 2016. Based near East London in South Africa’s second-most populous township, Mdantsane. The company aims to educate pupils in surrounding...

  • Interview :Understanding the cyber resilience strategy

    March 1, 2019 • Features, Security, Top StoriesComments Off on Interview :Understanding the cyber resilience strategy

    Technology has become deeply ingrained in our lives. The way businesses handle the risks posed by their technology is changing. As with anything, adaptability is survivability. Cyber resilience is a set of practices and perspectives that mitigate risk within...

  • Privileged Credential Abuse contributes to 74 Percent of data breaches

    Privileged Credential Abuse contributes to 74 Percent of data breaches

    February 28, 2019 • SecurityComments Off on Privileged Credential Abuse contributes to 74 Percent of data breaches

      Centrify, a provider of cloud-ready Zero Trust Privilege to secure modern enterprises, has announced results of a new survey revealing that most IT decision makers are not prioritizing Privileged Access Management (PAM) practices and solutions, despite...

  • Troye makes headway in emerging markets

    Troye helps cut infrastructure management cost by 70 percent

    February 27, 2019 • Company News, Enterprise ITComments Off on Troye helps cut infrastructure management cost by 70 percent

    With hyper-convergence adoption on the rise and IT leaders turning to hyper-converged infrastructure to deliver on-premise IT services with the speed and operational efficiency of the public cloud, locally managed IT services provider Troye has now introduced...

  • Bots can skew your analytics… Is your data lying

    App services critical in a DevOps-driven multi-cloud world, says fifth annual F5 survey

    February 22, 2019 • SponsoredComments Off on App services critical in a DevOps-driven multi-cloud world, says fifth annual F5 survey

    The recent release of the fifth annual ‘State of Application Services’ report by F5 Networks shows that organisations regard application services as being vital for cloud adoption and, indeed, their ultimate success in today’s app-driven digital...

  • Artificial Intelligence trends that no one is talking about

    Five Misconceptions about Artificial Intelligence – Gartner

    February 14, 2019 • Artificial IntelligenceComments Off on Five Misconceptions about Artificial Intelligence – Gartner

    IT and business leaders are often confused about what artificial intelligence (AI) can do for their organisations and are challenged by several AI misconceptions. Gartner, Inc. said IT and business leaders developing AI projects must separate reality from...

  • Culture can be an accelerator of digital transformation – Gartner

    February 11, 2019 • GeneralComments Off on Culture can be an accelerator of digital transformation – Gartner

    In an era of continuous change, a proactive and adaptive culture is a critical asset and CIOs will play a key role in establishing the right mindsets and practices. Gartner, Inc. predicts that by 2021, CIOs will be as responsible for culture change as...

  • Sanjay Mirchandani succeeds Bob Hammer as CEO of Commvault

    February 6, 2019 • Company NewsComments Off on Sanjay Mirchandani succeeds Bob Hammer as CEO of Commvault

    Commvault has announced the appointment of Sanjay Mirchandani as President, Chief Executive Officer, and member of the Board, effective immediately. Mirchandani, previously the CEO of Puppet, an Oregon-based IT automation company, replaces retiring President...

  • Gartner predicts global IT spending to reach $3.8 trillion in 2019

    January 28, 2019 • Internet of Things, Top StoriesComments Off on Gartner predicts global IT spending to reach $3.8 trillion in 2019

    Global IT spending is anticipated to increase by 3.2 percent and reach $3.8 trillion in 2019 due to growth in the cloud, Internet of Things (IoT), and data centre markets. According to Gartner, spending is shifting from mobile devices to the cloud and data...

  • Gartner says 37 percent of organisations have implemented AI

    January 21, 2019 • Internet of ThingsComments Off on Gartner says 37 percent of organisations have implemented AI

    The number of organisations implementing artificial intelligence (AI) grew 270 per cent in the past four years and tripled in the past year, according to the Gartner, Inc. 2019 CIO Survey. Results showed that organisations across all industries use AI in a...

  • Tapping into an open source eco-system critical in 2019

    January 21, 2019 • FeaturesComments Off on Tapping into an open source eco-system critical in 2019

    There are some big things set for 2019. Customer expectations continue to evolve, new technologies are developed to push the envelope and all of that leads to continuous transformation of our business, our people, our processes and of course, the technology...

  • Chris de Bruyn takes lead as new Operations Director for Gabsten Technologies

    January 17, 2019 • PeopleComments Off on Chris de Bruyn takes lead as new Operations Director for Gabsten Technologies

    Data management solutions specialist, Gabsten Technologies, has announced the appointment of Chris de Bruyn as their new Operations Director. De Bruyn has over fifteen years of experience within the IT industry and two years of experience within Gabsten...

  • How to drastically empower your business by advancing Blockchain technology

    South Africa adopts blockchain technology

    January 8, 2019 • Finance, Southern AfricaComments Off on South Africa adopts blockchain technology

    The Blockchain dream is one of secure, seamless , transparent, trusted and convenient transactions. But adoption remains quite sluggish – with precious few real-world transformational examples of the technology. How do we boost widespread adoption of...

  • New IR sensor can eliminate one of the biggest potential fire hazards this Christmas

    JonDeTech appoints new CFO

    December 12, 2018 • Company NewsComments Off on JonDeTech appoints new CFO

    IR sensor manufacturer, JonDeTech, has appointed Anders Stensson as the company’s new CFO. Anders Stensson has extensive experience in finance and project management from companies within the fields of IT, electronics and Tech, including as CFO for the...

  • Data – the key piece in the Digital Transformation puzzle

    Data – the key piece in the Digital Transformation puzzle

    December 6, 2018 • Digital Transformation, Southern AfricaComments Off on Data – the key piece in the Digital Transformation puzzle

    The world is in the grips of digital transformation, as organisations of all shapes and sizes adopt or explore digital technologies and strategies in an effort to remain relevant and competitive in increasingly crowded market places. According to IDG’s 2018...