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How cloud computing is helpful for small businesses
How cloud computing is helpful for small businesses

There are many great tools you can use to make your small business operations more seamless. The internet has been a great way for small businesses to keep up with competition without paying too much money...

By John Reiley 19 Nov 2014 10:06

Chris Moerdyk
It's time for a war on the digital chokers

I received an email from a colleague this week asking me to sign a petition against local cellular networks taking 50% profit from revenue generated by SMS text messaging in aid of charity...

By Chris Moerdyk 15 Nov 2014 08:29

How the channel is changing in Africa
How the channel is changing in Africa

Distributors and resellers of software and hardware in Africa have to adapt to a changing marketplace as the sales of that entire industry slowly begins to shift online and move into the cloud...

14 Nov 2014 07:26

Ayanda Dlamini
African ICT must seize opportunity

As the next big frontier for market growth, Africa is rich with potential. But African businesses have been slow to capitalise on this, and stand to lose out to foreign players.

By Ayanda Dlamini 11 Nov 2014 09:46

You don't just need data, you need the right kind of data
You don't just need data, you need the right kind of data

Almost everyone you see is digitally connected in some way, whether it is via a computer, tablet or cellphone. Any information that you need is constantly at your fingertips, whereas in the past, this wasn't the case. Digital connectedness has raised consumer expectations everywhere.

By Jason Haddock 5 Nov 2014 09:53

How to navigate the complex BYOD landscape
How to navigate the complex BYOD landscape

The recent BlackBerry Experience Executive Forum, in partnership with ITWeb, provided practical and actionable insights into the latest issues, trends and developments in enterprise mobility...

By Ilse van den Berg 5 Nov 2014 07:29

Oracle addresses IT skills shortage in Africa
Oracle addresses IT skills shortage in Africa

The dramatic advancement of technology over the past five years has resulted in a gap in IT competencies and skills availability.

8 Oct 2014 14:30

Dube TradePort is now an industrial development zone
Dube TradePort is now an industrial development zone

The Dube TradePort in Durban is an Industrial Development Zone (IDZ), joining three other similar economic zones spread out across the country.

8 Oct 2014 08:08

The benefits of migrating your business operations to the cloud
The benefits of migrating your business operations to the cloud

From providing scalability on demand to empowering the mobility of the workforce, cloud computing offers a host of benefits to both organisations and users. The business case for adopting cloud computing is becoming clear for large organisations, but the path to adoption for SMBs is less clear.

By Francois Smith 30 Sep 2014 13:19

ICT to reform basic education claims Motshekga
ICT to reform basic education claims Motshekga

Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga says the Council of Education Ministers (CEM) will push for the stronger use of ICT to radically transform basic education.

22 Sep 2014 08:04

Leasing IT equipment to cut costs
Leasing IT equipment to cut costs

Since the 2009 recession, many businesses have been forced to find innovative ways in which to cut back costs. One of the trends that have emerged out of this is for businesses to rent the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) equipment they might need - such as computers and telephone systems - instead of buying it.

13 Sep 2014 08:59

400 schools in Gauteng now have proper sanitation
400 schools in Gauteng now have proper sanitation

Four hundred of the 580 schools in Gauteng, which had various problems with sanitation, have had their toilets repaired.

12 Sep 2014 10:25

Panasonic to relaunch Technics brand
Panasonic to relaunch Technics brand

Panasonic Corporation announced that it will launch a range of audio products under the Technics brand name again, reviving its brand long synonymous with high-quality hi-fi sound to deliver rich, engaging sound.

4 Sep 2014 10:44

Morvest revenue up to R1.1bn
Morvest revenue up to R1.1bn

Morvest, a JSE-listed support services provider reported revenue growth of 15% to R1.1bn for the year to May.

2 Sep 2014 09:49

Paul Fick
Consolidating ICT infrastructure following mergers, acquisitions

Mergers and acquisitions are useful when it comes to helping organisations to achieve business objectives. However, this strategy has the potential to create enormous complexity when it comes to consolidating the operations of the two disparate organisations involved in the merger or acquisition.

By Paul Fick 29 Aug 2014 11:21

Connected home entertainment devices pose a security threat
Connected home entertainment devices pose a security threat

David Jacoby, security analyst at Kaspersky Lab, conducted a research experiment in his living room to find out how safe his home is in terms of cyber security.

26 Aug 2014 16:19

SA companies in Maputo for FACIM fair
SA companies in Maputo for FACIM fair

A delegation of South African companies is in Maputo, Mozambique, showcasing their products and services at the 50th Jubilee of the Feira International de Maputo (FACIM) trade fair.

26 Aug 2014 08:22

Celebrating failure - Andy Hadfield - Tech4Africa 2014
Celebrating failure - Andy Hadfield - Tech4Africa 2014

At this year's Tech4Africa Cape Town and Johannesburg the charismatic Andy Hadfield will be presenting the lessons he learnt as a failed start-up...

Issued by Tech4Africa 25 Aug 2014 10:41

Tech4Africa comes to Cape Town
Tech4Africa comes to Cape Town

The annual Tech4Africa conference will be running the first Cape Town event on 28 August. Tech4Africa focuses on deep technical workshops and sessions for practitioners, and then engaging talks which...

Issued by Tech4Africa 6 Aug 2014 11:02

Job cuts set to resume at Telkom
Job cuts set to resume at Telkom

Telkom's Chief Executive Sipho Maseko has told investors that the company's objectives are to lower the cost of human capital, improve financial performance and bring leadership closer to customers.

By Thabiso Mochiko 6 Aug 2014 10:41

Nominations open for IT Personality, Visionary CIO 2014 awards - ITWeb
Nominations open for IT Personality, Visionary CIO 2014 awards

ITWeb has announced that nominations for the annual IT Personality and Visionary CIO awards are now open...

Issued by ITWeb 5 Aug 2014 09:26

Bland cellphones make a brick look interesting
Bland cellphones make a brick look interesting

Walk into a mobile retailer today and you'll be greeted by a wall of phones, many of them black, almost all of them drab slabs of plastic with large touch screens...

By Duncan McLeod 5 Aug 2014 05:54

Hybrid heaven - Samsung Galaxy's K Zoom
Hybrid heaven - Samsung Galaxy's K Zoom

If a digital camera and a highend smartphone could procreate, the Samsung Galaxy K Zoom would be that joyous offspring.

By Kate Ferreira 21 Jul 2014 08:39

Driving IT growth in Africa
Driving IT growth in Africa

Communications technologies will catalyse growth across all IT markets in Africa in the next three to five years, according to Gartner Inc...

18 Jul 2014 11:45

Cwele asks Telkom to share its network with competitors
Cwele asks Telkom to share its network with competitors

Telecommunications and Postal Services Minister Siyabonga Cwele wants to see more competition in the fixed-line telecommunications market and wants Telkom's competitors to have access to its infrastructure

By Paul Vecchiatto 18 Jul 2014 09:55

Gerald Naidoo
Businesses ignore applications architecture to their detriment

For businesses, it's no longer about infrastructure alone, it's about applications, and how these are architected. How applications work and function can highlight problem points in the business, and identifying these will in turn, prevent outages.

By Gerald Naidoo 11 Jul 2014 15:06

RiCharge launches public cell phone charging station for tablet, smartphone
RiCharge launches public cell phone charging station for tablet, smartphone

RiCharge has announced its newest product, the Super Station, set to become the ultimate tablet and smartphone charging solution in Africa. It charged up to 12 devices simultaneously with each... (video)

10 Jul 2014 10:24

AfricaCom 2014 reappoints Networx PR
AfricaCom 2014 reappoints Networx PR

For the fourth year, Networx PR has been appointed by Informa Telecoms and Media Limited to publicise digital telecommunications, ICT and media conference and exhibition,...

10 Jul 2014 08:32

Ageing devices in corporate networks at six-year high
Ageing devices in corporate networks at six-year high

The percentage of ageing and obsolete devices in today's corporate networks around the globe is at its highest in six years, signalling that the global financial crisis of recent years still has a lingering effect today.

2 Jul 2014 08:05

Telkom considers franchising shops - for efficiency
Telkom considers franchising shops - for efficiency

Fixed-line provider Telkom is looking at franchising some of its 137 stores as part of its overall business review to reduce inefficiency and cut costs.

By Thabiso Mochiko 1 Jul 2014 14:19

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