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Maximising business mobility in the economic downturn
Maximising business mobility in the economic downturn

During these tough economic times, businesses have more incentive to start reviewing their systems and processes to find ways to become more profitable...

By Steven Cohen 18 hours ago

Microsoft gives thumbs-up to South African company through OEM certification
Microsoft gives thumbs-up to South African company through OEM certification

Microsoft has recently awarded Turrito Networks, a MICROmega group company, OEM partner status, for its locally designed CloudGate desktop computing device...

Issued by CloudGate 3 days ago

Modern data centre construction - prefabricated or traditional build?
Modern data centre construction - prefabricated or traditional build?

The modern data centre is a fully integrated machine. Systems that previously simply co-existed under the same roof are now expected to work seamlessly together...

By Jos Baart 22 Jun 2016

World's fastest supercomputer entirely made in China
World's fastest supercomputer entirely made in China

China has built the world's fastest supercomputer using locally made microchips, a survey said on Monday, the first time the country has taken the top spot without using US technology...

21 Jun 2016

#FreshTech: HP's reimagined DeskJet 3720
#FreshTech: HP's reimagined DeskJet 3720

HP Inc. has unveiled its next generation DeskJet 3720 All-in-One printer, which is half the size of other ink-jet printers in its class and targeted at the always-connected consumer...

13 Jun 2016

#FreshTech: Huawei P9 Smartphone launches in SA
#FreshTech: Huawei P9 Smartphone launches in SA

Huawei Technologies has unveiled its latest device, the Huawei P9 Smartphone. According to the company the Huawei P9 is the world's first co-engineered Leica dual-camera smartphone...

6 Jun 2016

#YouthMonth: iFixing the quick-throwaway culture
#YouthMonth: iFixing the quick-throwaway culture

Do SA consumers have an always-upgrading, quick-throwaway culture when it comes to electronic devices? Or is it just that there hasn't been enough reliable service providers around to repair one's precious gadgets?...

By Lauren Hartzenberg 3 Jun 2016

PoPI's impact on IT asset disposal
PoPI's impact on IT asset disposal

Companies should be aware of the constantly changing security environment and the ever-increasing threats, new legislation and best market practices. This was the key message at a recent event hosted by Xperien...

3 Jun 2016

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

If a picture is worth a thousand words, what is 30 billion pictures worth?
If a picture is worth a thousand words, what is 30 billion pictures worth?

The entire ecosystem around visual technology has to evolve - not least of all in terms of storage and device processing power. And that's just a drop in the ocean of what's to come...

By Hitendra Naik 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

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