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Mobile optimised work environments drive performance
Mobile optimised work environments drive performance

The Economist Intelligence Unit, through its new global study Mobility, Performance and Engagement, established a measurable link between mobile-first working environments and...

29 Apr 2016

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Altron sells Aberdare Cables controlling stake for R1.2b

Power Technologies Proprietary Limited (Powertech), a wholly owned subsidiary of JSE listed Allied Electronics Corporation Limited (Altron), has entered into binding agreements with Hengtong Optic...

13 Apr 2016

Over-reliance on legacy software is dangerous for business
Over-reliance on legacy software is dangerous for business

All too often with local companies, and particularly large and established corporates, there is a risky over-reliance on the use of legacy software and systems...

By Bob Hall 29 Mar 2016

Revolutionising the desktop environment
Revolutionising the desktop environment

Low-cost business-grade computers like the CloudGate Square are ushering in a new wave of business computing that will ultimately lead to the demise of traditional desktops...

Issued by CloudGate 1 Mar 2016

Five African hardware startups to watch
Five African hardware startups to watch

While the crux of Africa's reputation for tech innovation lies in unique mobile applications, the continent is home to a host of startups creating home-grown cutting-edge hardware solutions...

By Gabriella Mulligan 23 Feb 2016

Dangers of rental and long-term contracts
Dangers of rental and long-term contracts

Whilst companies have no option but to embrace technology, to take advantage of the efficiencies and cost savings it has to offer, they need to avoid long-term contracts...

By George Golding 8 Feb 2016

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Adopt smart print solutions to improve cost effectiveness

Despite predictions to the contrary, the paperless office remains an unattainable reality, as printing is still very much a critical business function...

By Tasneem Sayed 21 Jan 2016

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RIP branch router

The widespread adoption of this hybrid IT infrastructure model will lead to 2016 becoming the year when the branch office ends its relationship with an old friend - the router...

By Wimpie van Rensburg 19 Jan 2016

Spiceworks: four main IT trends
Spiceworks: four main IT trends

According to a Spiceworks report, The 2016 State of IT, there will be four main trends in the IT world...

19 Jan 2016

Four Windows server backup solutions
Four Windows server backup solutions

For those who have a Windows server, backing it up is the most efficient protection you could have in place. Accidents are inevitable, and once it happens...

By Charles Mburugu 23 Dec 2015

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Reassess your e-waste strategy

The introduction of mandatory protection of personal data is a huge challenge for companies, and now organisations are being prompted to rethink...

10 Dec 2015

Tape storage has had its day
Tape storage has had its day

To see an audio cassette or VHS in the shops or someone's living room would almost be a bizarre sighting these days, a technological relic from a bygone time.

By Johan Scheepers 20 Nov 2015

Network access control an essential in BYOD environments
Network access control an essential in BYOD environments

According to Michael Morton the crux of mitigating the IT security risks associated with the unbridled connection of unmanaged personal devices to corporate networks...

11 Nov 2015

New card payments startup give SMEs the tools they need to thrive
New card payments startup give SMEs the tools they need to thrive

After a successful beta programme, Yoco has announced the launch of its integrated card payment and point-of-sale solution for small and medium-sized businesses...

9 Nov 2015

The future of solar-powered data centres
The future of solar-powered data centres

In the telecoms and data centre industry, "energy efficiency" is undoubtedly a watchword, with many ICT companies how having corporate social responsibility programmes...

By Srikanth Murugan 4 Nov 2015

The cost of disposing of old IT hardware
The cost of disposing of old IT hardware

Executives are always on a quest to find ways of cutting costs and increasing efficiencies. In this quest, they have realised that decommissioned IT assets are...

22 Oct 2015

IoT: the land of opportunity
IoT: the land of opportunity

The worldwide web, a place most of us are familiar with, is populated by 2.5 billion people who go online to stay in touch, find information, entertainment and shopping...

By Neil Cameron 13 Oct 2015

Why 'availability' is here to stay
Why 'availability' is here to stay

The era of the 'Always-On' business has emerged, thanks to a rise in improved connectivity and devices that allow easy and affordable access to the internet...

By Rick Vanover 8 Oct 2015

Rolling into the future with Ninebot One
Rolling into the future with Ninebot One

Imperial Green Mobility has glided into the next generation with the introduction of Ninebot ONE, a curiously cool walking and running 'robot' that's as intelligent savvy as it is fashionably futuristic. The exclusive...

28 Aug 2015

Cheaper tablets rule SA market
Cheaper tablets rule SA market

CAPE TOWN: Cheaper priced tablets are driving growth for this segment in South Africa, a report says. According to data from the International Data Corporation (IDC), tablets recorded 56% growth...

By Duncan Alfreds 24 Aug 2015

Pocket-sized computers to help meet increasing delivery demands
Pocket-sized computers to help meet increasing delivery demands

Driving the demand for real-time supply chain visibility is the rise of e-commerce and increased competition according to Oliver Facey...

21 Aug 2015

CloudGate, Got-Game partners for community empowerment
CloudGate, Got-Game partners for community empowerment

MICROmega Group Company, Cloudware, will supply its low-cost, low power, and easy to support CloudGate devices to the Got-Game POP UP digital libraries that are being rolled out to underprivileged communities throughout South Africa...

Issued by CloudGate 18 Aug 2015

YESCO Electronics acquisition to strengthen Samsung's offering
YESCO Electronics acquisition to strengthen Samsung's offering

Samsung Electronics South Africa has announced the acquisition of a leading LED sign and display manufacturer, YESCO Electronics, extending the reach...

14 Aug 2015

Keep your UPS in good working order
Keep your UPS in good working order

A UPS has become one of the most critical pieces of office equipment in South Africa, given the on-going power problems as well as...

By Elrica Quick 11 Aug 2015

Akon Lighting Africa to launch solar powered tablets for education
Akon Lighting Africa to launch solar powered tablets for education

Benin is the last stop on a two-week road show during which Akon Lighting Africa co-founders, music artist Akon, Thione Niang and Samba Bathily, unveiled their long-term objective to use solar activities to drive education by introducing connected tablet devices.

7 Aug 2015

The evolution of the camera
The evolution of the camera

Picture yourself taking a selfie, holding up the camera, tapping through to the front-facing camera, trying to keep your hand steady, laughing and shaking...

By Deon Prinsloo 31 Jul 2015

Technology that shines a light in the face of load shedding
Technology that shines a light in the face of load shedding

Load shedding is set to be part of our lives in South Africa for the foreseeable future, bringing with it inconvenience and expense for all citizens...

By Elaine Wang 29 Jul 2015

Nominations open for IT Personality, Visionary CIO awards 2015
Nominations open for IT Personality, Visionary CIO awards 2015

The winners of both awards will be announced at the IITPSA President's Awards event on 12 November 2015...

Issued by ITWeb 29 Jul 2015

Affordable and energy efficient computing with CloudGate Square
Affordable and energy efficient computing with CloudGate Square

CloudWare, a MICROmega Group company, has launched its palm-sized CloudGate Square computer running the Microsoft Windows 8.1 operating system...

Issued by CloudGate 24 Jul 2015

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