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  • INTERVIEW: The future of work in South Africa

    October 8, 2019 • Careers, Digital Transformation, People, Top StoriesComments (0)

    Given the speed at which technological innovations take place, the skilled technology worker of the future is someone who has a markedly different skill set to those required just a few years ago. While a career path in the IT space is a promising one, how...

  • Netshield simplifies infrastructure management by adding intelligence directly into datacentre cabinets

    October 4, 2019 • SponsoredComments Off on Netshield simplifies infrastructure management by adding intelligence directly into datacentre cabinets

    Netshield SA is pleased to announce that it has integrated its range of intelligent handles into its Smart Zero U Power Distribution Units (PDUs) as well as added additional IoT features to its PDU units. This integration enables a customer to better track...

  • Taking computing to the edge

    SA Government’s Cloud pledge

    June 22, 2017 • Cloud Computing, Southern AfricaComments Off on SA Government’s Cloud pledge

    Government’s recent announcement to decisively embrace Microsoft’s Cloud Productivity (Office 365) tools will have a very positive impact on service delivery and governance. Last week, the CEO of the State IT Agency (SITA), Dr Setumo Mohapi, confirmed a...

  • Raja Moudgil named new Country Manager of Phillips Lighting

    Philips tackling the evolving lighting industry

    June 21, 2017 • Enterprise IT, Events, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Philips tackling the evolving lighting industry

    Philips Lighting celebrated their one year anniversary of becoming a standalone company today at a media event at their offices in Johannesburg, South Africa. At the event, Reggie Nxumalo, GM of Philips Lighting Southern Africa, spoke of the evolving sector...

  • Gammatek unleashes interactive robotics for the SA market

    May 19, 2017 • Gadgets and Gaming, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Gammatek unleashes interactive robotics for the SA market

    Gammatek, a leading distributor of technologies in South Africa, is realeasing an array of exciting robotic innovations from UBTECH ROBOTICS into the South African market. UBTECH ROBOTICS is world renowned  as the industry leader in artificial intelligence...

  • Road Buddy app aims to make SA roads safer

    July 23, 2014 • Top StoriesComments Off on Road Buddy app aims to make SA roads safer

    Millions of apps are created on a month-to-month basis; however, not many of those apps are aimed at making South African and international roads safer. The Road Buddy app essentially works by transmitting warning signals from vulnerable road users such as...

  • South Africa: IEC releases elections app

    May 6, 2014 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on South Africa: IEC releases elections app

    On Wednesday, 7 May 2014, millions of South Africans will be heading to voting stations around the country to cast their votes. This act of nationalism has been made easier and less stressful thanks to the availability of the official IEC South Africa app,...

  • Mobility, connectivity and the cloud – trends driving ICT

    April 8, 2013 • FeaturesComments Off on Mobility, connectivity and the cloud – trends driving ICT

    In the last few years, there have been several factors that have driven the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) market, creating shifts in the way businesses operate. These trends include the explosion of the smartphone and tablet market, the Bring...

  • South Africa: Google part of country’s first TVWS trial

    March 26, 2013 • Top StoriesComments Off on South Africa: Google part of country’s first TVWS trial

    Carlson Wireless has announced the launch of the first TV White Space (TVWS) trial in South Africa. Led by Google, the trial will test TVWS wireless broadband in ten schools across the Cape Town area. Carlson, the project’s equipment vendor, Google and...

  • Unlicensed software costs SA business over R5 million in 2012

    March 1, 2013 • FeaturesComments Off on Unlicensed software costs SA business over R5 million in 2012

    Companies throughout South Africa continue to act negligently when it comes to software licensing.  This follows on the heels of the rising figures released by BSA | The Software Alliance which reveal that unlicensed software has cost South African business...

  • SA’s 8ta announces availability of the BlackBerry Z10 smartphone

    March 1, 2013 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on SA’s 8ta announces availability of the BlackBerry Z10 smartphone

    South African mobile services operator 8ta today announced that the new BlackBerry® Z10 smartphone 10 is now available through 8ta flagship stores, Telkom Direct Stores, Telkom Express, Edcon and Altech Autopage. 8ta offers a range of data and voice packages...

  • SA government factors in Africa’s growth, IT in its fiscal plans

    March 1, 2013 • FeaturesComments Off on SA government factors in Africa’s growth, IT in its fiscal plans

    South Africa’s Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan delivered his 2013/2014 Budget Speech before parliament this week and highlighted government’s plans to spend on infrastructure, on support for small business growth, on job creation and reduction of...

  • Still a lot of excitement around IT – HP South Africa

    February 13, 2013 • FeaturesComments (1)

    Despite the impact of a global economic pressure on the PC industry, senior management at Hewlett-Packard (HP) South Africa has confidence in the domestic market’s ability to withstand pressure and sustain growth. Thibault Dousson, Country General Manager...

  • Local hosting is key to cloud’s success in Africa

    January 22, 2013 • FeaturesComments Off on Local hosting is key to cloud’s success in Africa

    Business IT users in Africa are increasingly demanding that the online services and applications they consume be hosted on the continent, and preferably within the borders of the countries where they do business. That is according to Albie Bester, GM of...

  • Policy change on price by ZA Central Registry

    January 15, 2013 • Online & SocialComments Off on Policy change on price by ZA Central Registry

    Following an extensive consultation process with the local domain name/ ISP industry, involving the .ZA Domain Name Authority, The ZA Central Registry (UniForum SA) has announced tariff changes to domain name registrations on the Legacy System. According to...

  • ADSL killed my baby

    August 15, 2012 • FeaturesComments (3)

    The arrival of voice over IP and cloud-based telephony undoubtedly started a new era in South African telecoms. However, the reliance by small companies on ADSL as a link for their voice communications is threatening the uptake of VoIP and putting their...