At the end of November, six candidates graduated from Mimecast's inaugural Graduate Programme, in which they received full in-house product and company training and were exposed to a broad spectrum of IT and business-related disciplines through hands-on rotations and projects within various departments.
6 Dec 2013 14:15
A great man has passed away and we all mourn the loss of Madiba, but while we mourn, let us also celebrate the life and the achievements of one of history's greatest statesmen, and certainly South Africa's and Africa's greatest. (video)
6 Dec 2013 05:06
Virtualisation has brought the cost of data centre- or machine-level replication down to the point where more organisations can afford it - but, warns Veeam Software regional corporate accounts manager Warren Olivier, it's important not to assume replication can replace backups.
5 Dec 2013 15:39
Minister of Communications, Yunus Carrim, and Deputy Minister, Stella Ndabeni-Abrahams, will host a media briefing on Friday, 6 December 2013, to talk about digital migration, broadband and the National ICT Policy Review following Cabinet's decisions on these issues on 4 December.
5 Dec 2013 11:48
The reduction in sales of CD music has been attributed to the emergence of downloadable digital music - and piracy. But will album apps take off in South Africa?
5 Dec 2013 11:05
Nigeria's military has restored the mobile phone service in the embattled city of Maiduguri, a day after a major raid by Islamists, which prompted a round-the-clock ban on movements.
5 Dec 2013 08:38
Mobile social network, Mxit, has joined the Digital Media and Marketing Association (DMMA). The move will enable the DMMA to gain access to audience data for mobile users.
4 Dec 2013 08:45
The Protection of Personal Information (POPI) Act was signed into law by President Jacob Zuma last week and once the commencement date is proclaimed‚ companies will have a year to become fully compliant with the Act or face criminal sanctions and civil damages.
By Amanda Visser 4 Dec 2013 06:48
Transport Minister Dipuo Peters is on public protector Thuli Madonsela's radar for alleged improper conduct involving a tussle over R500m in traffic fines and licence renewal fees.
By Sipho Masombuka 3 Dec 2013 09:33
A lack of understanding of the practical implications of moving into the cloud is keeping South African companies from huge cost savings and efficiency-improving benefits, according to Alexander Mehlhorn, CEO of software development company Framework One.
2 Dec 2013 10:21
Zomato.com is a successful restaurant listing website which launched in SA recently.
2 Dec 2013 09:05
The fourth annual PwC South Africa Entertainment and Media Outlook was launched recently and I caught up with Vicki Myburgh, Entertainment & Media Industries Leader for PwC Southern Africa.
By Danette Breitenbach 29 Nov 2013 15:01
Travellers who are planning to take their smartphones, tablets or laptops on holiday overseas over the festive season and haven't factored in the cost of data roaming could find their trip turning out to be a lot more expensive than they expected.
29 Nov 2013 12:49
Internet penetration in South Africa is growing rapidly and this is opening up new opportunities across our economy. One industry under the spotlight is the property market and the role of the traditional estate agent. Property Switch is a company that believes it is time for technology to take centre stage in the real estate industry.
29 Nov 2013 12:22
As businesses look to formalise plans for the New Year, industry expert opinions become paramount to assist with forecasting and to provide a clearer understanding of crucial consumer, business and economic trends that are most likely to become impactful for businesses into 2014.
29 Nov 2013 10:45
First year University of Johannesburg (UJ) students will have to have either a laptop or a tablet for their studies in 2014, the university said.
29 Nov 2013 10:26
MWeb says it will increase data speeds at no extra cost to customers once Telkom has upgraded its line speeds.
29 Nov 2013 08:48
Cell C has entered into an agreement that will result in the launch of a mobile virtual network enabler (MVNE) to create a platform for new entrants in the cellphone industry.
By Thabiso Mochiko 29 Nov 2013 07:42
The ticketing system that powers the Edinburgh Fringe is poised to change the way that South Africans experience the arts from 2014, with the National Arts Festival in Grahamstown being the first to introduce its audiences to "one of the world's most efficient, robust, versatile and secure systems".
28 Nov 2013 11:22
Turkish communications and technology company Turkcell has filed a law suit against MTN at the South Gauteng High Court‚ five months after it withdrew a similar claim in the US.
By Thabiso Mochiko 28 Nov 2013 06:31
The growth in the use of banking apps and cellphone banking has reportedly been "meteoric" as more consumers trust the services and more service providers enter the market.
28 Nov 2013 06:30
When a telecoms company wants to set up shop in SA, it needs to acquire specific licences from the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA), which handles all the regulation for the telecommunications and broadcasting sectors in the country.
27 Nov 2013 13:01
Fuzzy Logic has announced the release of their newest game, Soccer Moves, on iOS and Android. Soccer Moves offers a new take on soccer games by combining puzzle mechanics and soccer tactics and bringing them to the playing field.
27 Nov 2013 12:39
NEWSWATCH: Home-grown stand-up comedian Trevor Noah is to star in his own US sitcom, reports Sowetan LIVE, and MyBroadband says a new report on SA's mobile pricing will debunk some beliefs.
By Rod Baker 27 Nov 2013 07:38
Communications Minister Yunus Carrim says his department's new broadband strategy plan is expected to come before Cabinet at its next ordinary meeting next Wednesday.
26 Nov 2013 15:32
New developments in technology mean that many employees no longer work in the office and are no longer in face-to-face contact with their managers and colleagues.
26 Nov 2013 09:55
There has been a major shift in the way companies manage documents and the way vendors operate in this space.
25 Nov 2013 15:36
Gamers are getting more than they are bargaining for as they are increasingly being targeted by malicious villains.
25 Nov 2013 11:05
An innovative SMS service introduced by Vox Telecom has improved communication between the community and the Humewood police station in Port Elizabeth.
25 Nov 2013 07:51
Virtualisation has helped to make disaster recovery and business continuity planning easy and affordable for even the smallest companies, said Warren Olivier, regional corporate account manager of Veeam Software - but many still aren't taking advantage of the new opportunities the technology has brought.
22 Nov 2013 16:19
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