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  • Five Misconceptions about Artificial Intelligence – Gartner

    February 14, 2019 • Artificial IntelligenceComments (0)

    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 (0)

    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...

  • Stu Sjouwerman, CEO of KnowBe4

    KnowBe4 recognised at the 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant

    November 27, 2018 • SponsoredComments Off on KnowBe4 recognised at the 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant

    KnowBe4, security awareness training and simulated phishing platform, announced the acquisition of Popcorn Training, a security company based in Johannesburg and Cape Town, South Africa. The acquisition will add fifty-two new training modules to the KnowBe4...

  • Schneider Electric launches Go Green in the City 2019

    Introducing energy efficiency to data centres is a priority

    October 7, 2018 • Southern AfricaComments Off on Introducing energy efficiency to data centres is a priority

    As our appetite for all things IT and digital continues to grow, the need for data centres continues to grow, with more and more data centres erected, and much bigger than they were before. This places a tremendous amount of pressure on the electrical power...

  • Tomas Nielsen, research director at Gartner.

    CIOs in Africa play a central role in defining new business models

    September 19, 2018 • GeneralComments Off on CIOs in Africa play a central role in defining new business models

    Digital business is maturing and forcing organisations to change their business models and look to IT to help. Half of the CIOs in Africa said their organisation has changed or is in the process of changing their business models, and the CIO will have a...

  • Ignoring endpoint data puts your business at risk

    Don’t let security concerns keep you out of the cloud

    September 10, 2018 • SecurityComments Off on Don’t let security concerns keep you out of the cloud

    Cloud computing is gaining traction and, with major cloud players establishing – or committing to – a local presence, it’s only a matter of time before every business has some, if not all, applications running in the cloud. For many organisations,...

  • Netshield assists clients with streamlining IoT environments

    Netshield announces new Intelligent IoT enabled environmental monitoring and control gateway

    August 23, 2018 • Internet of Things, SponsoredComments Off on Netshield announces new Intelligent IoT enabled environmental monitoring and control gateway

    Netshield South Africa is pleased to announce the latest iteration of its NVIROMON, the Netshield NVIROMON-ULTI-1S, an intelligent IoT enabled environmental monitoring and control gateway. The NVIROMON-ULTI-1S now provides users access to a device that offers...