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Posts Tagged ‘World Wide Worx’

  • What South African IT professionals thinks about security

    What South African IT professionals thinks about security

    July 26, 2019 • Security, Southern AfricaComments Off on What South African IT professionals thinks about security

    On Wednesday, 24 July 2019 Trend Micro and VMware in partnership with World Wide Worx released results of local independent security research. The State of Enterprise Security in South Africa 2019 reveals that businesses approach to IT security in a cloud and...

  • New app integrator to help startups growth

    Load shedding slowing down tech adoption for South Africa’s SMEs

    May 17, 2019 • StartupsComments Off on Load shedding slowing down tech adoption for South Africa’s SMEs

    New research reveals South African small businesses aren’t able to adopt cloud technology because of their connectivity problems. The third annual State of Small Business report from accounting software firm Xero, conducted in partnership with World...

  • How communications service providers can maximise revenue with cloud

    How communications service providers can maximise revenue with cloud

    April 26, 2019 • Cloud ComputingComments Off on How communications service providers can maximise revenue with cloud

    While cloud adoption among communications service providers (CSPs) in Africa is still at an early stage – with many regional operators only now beginning to implement concrete projects – Hassen Hamza, Pre-Sales & Business Development Manager,...

  • The importance of choosing the right accounting software partner for your practice

    How cloud-based tools can save accountants time

    February 5, 2019 • Cloud ComputingComments Off on How cloud-based tools can save accountants time

    A new study conducted by Xero in partnership with World Wide Worx, shows that 57 percent of accountants using cloud spend less than an hour a day on manual processes, such as entering data or sharing calendars. In contrast, 79% of accountants not using the...

  • Local companies are increasingly using more advanced mobile software

    Local companies are increasingly using more advanced mobile software

    October 21, 2018 • Enterprise ITComments Off on Local companies are increasingly using more advanced mobile software

    It’s no wonder more and more companies are investing in mobility – the benefits of empowering a mobile workforce are substantial for both the business and its employees. And as mobility continues to take the professional world by storm, so...

  • Facebook bans cyrptocurrency related ads

    Social media usage intensifies in South Africa

    October 10, 2017 • North Africa, Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on Social media usage intensifies in South Africa

    A study conducted by Brand Intelligence organisation Ornico, as well as high-tech market research consultancy World Wide Worx, has revealed that Social Media use has intensified among South Africans during the past year, with Facebook now being used by 29% of...

  • World Wide Worx, Report, South Africa, Internet, Communication, Economic, Access

    Internet The Key To Unlocking Economic Access- Report

    August 3, 2017 • Mobile and Telecoms, Online & Social, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Internet The Key To Unlocking Economic Access- Report

    The recently released Internet Access in South Africa 2017 study, produced by World Wide Worx, a market research firm, with the support of Dark Fibre Africa (DFA), providers of wholesale fibre connectivity, highlighted the ever increasing importance of the...

  • Threat actor Muddy Water extends attacks towards government in Africa

    SA online retail to pass 1% of total retail in 2016

    April 6, 2016 • Online & Social, Retail, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments (1)

    For the first time since the dawn of e-commerce in South Africa, online retail in this country will reach 1% of overall retail during 2016. This is the most significant finding of the Online Retail in South Africa 2016 report, released today by World Wide...

  • Nigeria: Smile offers customers all-in-one SIM

    Social apps take over South African smartphones

    October 14, 2015 • Mobile and Telecoms, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on Social apps take over South African smartphones

    For the second consecutive year, social media apps have dominated free downloads on all three major app stores in South Africa, namely Google Play for Android, the Apple App Store for iOS, and the Windows Store. This is one of the key findings of the South...

  • Right to cheap data needs addressing

    March 18, 2014 • FeaturesComments Off on Right to cheap data needs addressing

    Latest statistics from World Wide Worx reveal that 90% of the 6.4 million South Africans who access the internet in South Africa rely solely on an internet connection on their mobile phones. As such, the theme of this year’s World Consumer Rights Day –...

  • Entrepreneur bets on Mobile Enterprise Tools in Uganda

    February 21, 2014 • East AfricaComments Off on Entrepreneur bets on Mobile Enterprise Tools in Uganda

    In a report entitled How Africa’s mobile revolution is disrupting the continent, published on CNN, author Nmachi Jidenma refers to statistics by Informa Telecoms which suggest that the continent is well on its way to achieve 1 billion mobile subscriptions...

  • World Wide Worx, Report, South Africa, Internet, Communication, Economic, Access

    WhatsApp takes SA by storm

    February 21, 2014 • Online & SocialComments Off on WhatsApp takes SA by storm

    More than half of South African adult cellphone users living in cities and towns are using WhatsApp on their phones.  This is the key finding of research conducted by World Wide Worx and Fuseware into the use of social media and instant messaging (IM) on...

  • Facebook unites with partners across Africa for a safer Internet

    Facebook gaining not waning in Africa

    February 5, 2014 • East Africa, Features, Southern Africa, West AfricaComments Off on Facebook gaining not waning in Africa

    This week marks the tenth anniversary of the inception of Mark Zuckerberg’s global social network giant Facebook. In October 2013 the Company reported financial results for the third quarter, which ended September 30, confirming its attraction of 728...

  • World Wide Worx, Report, South Africa, Internet, Communication, Economic, Access

    Cloud uptake set to explode across Africa

    November 28, 2013 • Enterprise ITComments Off on Cloud uptake set to explode across Africa

    Cloud computing uptake is about to explode in Africa’s major economies as businesses gain confidence in both the security and reliability of the Cloud. This was the key finding of the Cloud in Africa: Reality Check 2013 research study, released today...

  • What South Africa’s students cannot do without

    October 31, 2013 • Online & Social, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on What South Africa’s students cannot do without

      South Africa’s students are addicted to social media – but are almost unanimous that it enhances both their academic and social lives. In fact, they believe it may even help them during exam time. This was the key finding of the SA High-tech...

  • Business continuity and the cloud: Storm warning

    October 30, 2013 • Company News, Southern AfricaComments Off on Business continuity and the cloud: Storm warning

    “Cloud services are proliferating because they offer employees tremendous flexibility—the explosion in the use of smartphones and tablets creates a tremendous need for anywhere/ anytime access to applications,” says Peter Westcott, business continuity...