While there has been a well documented need for more IT and software development skills in South Africa, companies themselves often play a part in either losing - or chasing away - key talent...
5 May 2016
Microsoft and Nokia, are making their play in the smartphone market with Windows Phone 8, the mobile operating system that is set to occupy third place in the market for the foreseeable future.
8 Nov 2012
Global IT management solutions company BMC Software has announced a relationship with Nigerian company DataGroupIT to distribute BMC's industry-leading solutions to the IT channel community across West Africa.
8 Nov 2012
Binary Tree, a provider of software solutions for migrating to Microsoft Exchange and Microsoft Office 365, announced that Microsoft has selected Binary Tree migration and coexistence technology to streamline the migration process for customers moving from Lotus Notes/Domino environments to Microsoft Office 365.
7 Nov 2012
Experts at G Data Security Labs have discovered a new type of Android malware that downloads paid apps without the knowledge of the smartphone or tablet user. The malware is hidden in fake GO Weather, Travel Sky or E-Strong File Explorer apps and is being distributed through various Chinese websites and third-party provider app marketplaces.
7 Nov 2012
If anything is about to transform the way marketing works, it's that four-letter word: data. Technological advancements that have made it possible for any brand and business to have authentic, meaningful relationships with consumers makes data all the more powerful and relevant.
Abey Mokgwatsane 2 Nov 2012
AUTOsavvy recently announced the launch of their state-of-the-art dealer management software to the market. This innovative business management solution was designed by South African industry experts to give motor dealerships more control of their business functions with less effort and at a fraction of the cost.
2 Nov 2012
A global IT security risks survey, recently conducted by B2B International for Kaspersky Lab, revealed that small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are typically more vulnerable to viruses, worms, spyware and other malicious programmes.
2 Nov 2012
SAN FRANCISCO - Microsoft has started rolling out a new version of its flagship Windows operating system tailored for a world shifting from personal computers to smartphones and tablets.
1 Nov 2012
Cape Town based mobile security software development company, Entersekt, is proud to announce that it has been selected as one of only 36 finalists - out of 475 entrants - for this year's SESAMES Awards.
31 Oct 2012
Re-engineering or changing an IT system can prove to be a challenge within a complex environment, particularly for manufacturers who may require a system able to take hundreds if not thousands of variables into account. In addition, the dearth of IT professionals with an understanding of these unique operations present an even greater difficulty.
Nick Cadenhead 30 Oct 2012
Kaspersky Lab, a leading developer of secure content and threat management solutions, has been placed 89th in this year's Sunday Times Top Track 250, moving up from its 90th position in 2011, following an increase in sales.
29 Oct 2012
RamsayMedia is set to expand its role in the digital space. A partnership with leading SA mobile solutions provider Snapplify will see the media house provide content, service and support though mobile apps developed by the award-winning tech start-up, which will also manage their hosting in app stores.
27 Oct 2012
Lightstone, specialists in spatial and data driven insights, has announced the launch of a new application (app) for computers and smart devices. The app will significantly enhance the car sales industry by enabling car dealers, banks and insurers to generate instant car verification reports.
26 Oct 2012
Organisations that still doubt the suitability of Voice over IP for business must have missed the final act, in which VoIP grows up, gets the girl and drives off into the sunset in smoking hot yet reliable wheels.
25 Oct 2012
The way we use computers has remained largely unchanged for nearly 40 years. Even with the advent of touch screens and tablets in the past 10 years, we have only experienced a slight modification of the familiar point-and-click paradigm.
G4S, a leading international security solutions group, has appointed technology company Grove Group to revolutionise its existing IT systems by deploying Google Apps for Business and Google Message Discovery (GMD) across the G4S Africa region.
22 Oct 2012
There is hardly anything you will not find an app for these days: from counting the amount of calories you consume to managing a job search while you are on the go.
22 Oct 2012
Security expert Avira has announced that Facebook has selected Avira to be included in its Facebook AV Marketplace. Avira's top-rated anti-virus security software, Avira Free Anti-virus will now be offered to Facebook's more than one billion active users. In addition, Avira will contribute posts to the Facebook security blog and provide security threat warnings and blacklist information to Facebook's URL blacklist system.
22 Oct 2012
In response to the challenge of raising the level and standard of education, healthcare and welfare in South Africa, software services company BBD have embraced the concept of socio-economic development.
22 Oct 2012
When it comes to managing software licences and assets, most companies focus on compliance rather than cost-cutting. Organisations are over-licensing, buying more and more software in order to err on the side of caution. This can be an extremely costly mistake.
Tim James 22 Oct 2012
Affinion Mobile Solutions (AMS), has announced the imminent launch of its all-in-one mobile travel-booking app in co-operation with travel technology company TravelLinck. The app will provide instant access to multiple travel vendors including domestic airlines, car rentals and accommodation.
19 Oct 2012
Kaspersky Lab has announced the discovery of miniFlame, a small and highly flexible malicious programme designed to steal data and control infected systems during targeted cyber espionage operations.
19 Oct 2012
With the rapid move towards enterprise mobility, workers are able to access corporate information and networks as well as carry out their tasks nearly anywhere. But along with the welcome benefits of productivity, efficiency and flexibility, the shift to a mobile world brings with it a range of new security threats that companies need to manage closely.
William James 15 Oct 2012
The shift from physical software distribution to electronic is being driven by faster broadband connections and an increasing number of consumers and businesses buying online, owning more connected devices and expecting to get software delivered how, where and when they want it.
Simon Campbell-Young 15 Oct 2012
Nearly 80 percent of organisations either use cloud computing in their business or are planning to do so over the next year, an audience of South African business executives has been told.
12 Oct 2012
The latest issue of the NATIVE Mobile Report covers some important industry events - including the launch of iPhone 5 and the release of iOS6, the Loeries and the 4G race that is hotting up in SA.
10 Oct 2012
With the inception of cloud computing and the uptake seen across a multitude of industries, many managed service providers (MSPs) are assessing the impact on their clients. Certain cloud based technologies are still perceived as "locking in" a client to one MSP making it difficult, if not impossible, to switch providers.
1 Oct 2012