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Findings of Gemalto's investigations into the alleged hacking of SIM card encryption
Findings of Gemalto's investigations into the alleged hacking of SIM card encryption

Following the release of a report by a news website in February 2015, Gemalto has conducted an investigation...

2 Mar 2015 13:21

Junior officials blamed for cellphone jamming
Junior officials blamed for cellphone jamming

Ministers in the Cabinet's security cluster have blamed junior officials for last week's jamming of cellphone signals in the National Assembly, saying the executive was not involved at an operational level as this had been left to officials...

23 Feb 2015 10:23

Parliament was 'under threat'
Parliament was 'under threat'

Government ministers on Thursday claimed there was a major security threat against the country's parliament...

23 Feb 2015 07:52

Jamming not a political decision, says Mahlobo
Jamming not a political decision, says Mahlobo

State Security Minister David Mahlobo says it was not an executive or political decision to use a cellular network jamming device that disrupted the start of SONA last week...

By Wyndham Hartley and Paul Vecchiatto 20 Feb 2015 10:10

WAPA Predictions for 2015
WAPA Predictions for 2015

In December, the news is full of reviews and analysis of the year gone by, while predictions are notoriously difficult, WAPA has focused on the trends impacting the wireless industry and predicts the following for 2015...

17 Feb 2015 10:09

Kalvin Subbadu
Is the future in flash, or is the hard drive here to stay?

With data volumes continuing to increase at an unprecedented rate, capacity has become a critical criterion when it comes to selecting data storage solutions...

By Kalvin Subbadu 15 Feb 2015 16:10

Jack Peterson
Four phenomenal ways big data is used to boost traffic to websites

Long gone are the days when one would have to wait till the equity research expert or the market analyst submitted reports before the management could reach a decision...

By Jack Peterson 10 Feb 2015 06:06

Vodacom e-school offers unlimited access to education content
Vodacom e-school offers unlimited access to education content

Vodacom introduced its education portal, Vodacom e-school - a learning platform with internet access to education content sites - at Riet Valley Combined School, KwaZulu-Natal on Thursday, 5 February...

6 Feb 2015 10:40

The globalisation of the African continent
The globalisation of the African continent

Data consumption continues to grow at an incredible pace globally. Over 90% of all the data in the world was created in the past two years, and the total amount of data being captured and stored by industry doubles almost year on year...

3 Feb 2015 14:05

MDM: What's hot and what's not
MDM: What's hot and what's not

There is a broad awakening amongst South African companies that mobile device management (MDM) software for managing mobile phones, tablets, laptops and other portable devices has become a necessity for protecting corporate data...

3 Feb 2015 06:50

The age of Wi-Fi Calling
The age of Wi-Fi Calling

Wi-Fi Calling is expected to change how African consumers and businesses benefit from mobile communication in 2015...

2 Feb 2015 13:11

WiFi TV sees growth in citizen journalism
WiFi TV sees growth in citizen journalism

Citizen journalism using video news through WiFi TV, a hyper-localised video-on-demand solution enabled for unlimited access to users of the Tshwane Free Wi-Fi service, is growing rapidly in the City of Tshwane...

30 Jan 2015 11:30

Kaspersky Labs takes a look at IT in 2045
Kaspersky Labs takes a look at IT in 2045

Kaspersky Lab's experts have decided to mark the 30th anniversary of the PC by looking into the future and imagining how information technology might develop and change our lives in the new digital realities of 2045...

29 Jan 2015 11:40

Veeam predicts fundamental change for the IT industry
Veeam predicts fundamental change for the IT industry

Veeam predicts that 2015 will see fundamental changes across the IT industry, driven by end-users demanding 24/7 access to data and applications...

20 Jan 2015 13:17

Addressing the mobility gap in corporate security
Addressing the mobility gap in corporate security

From laptops and notebooks to ultrabooks, smartphones and tablets, the sheer number of mobile devices available today is driving the requirement for networks to open their borders, potentially creating significant holes in the fabric of corporate security...

By Fred Mitchell 16 Jan 2015 09:50

Vodacom takeover of Neotel vital to SA's competitiveness
Vodacom takeover of Neotel vital to SA's competitiveness

Public hearings by ICASA are due to begin next Thursday to discuss Vodacom's acquisition of Neotel. I believe the takeover is vital to SA's competitiveness...

By Shameel Joosub 15 Jan 2015 07:22

Gauteng schools step into the future
Gauteng schools step into the future

With inland schools having opened up last week, learners in seven Gauteng schools are walking into a new era of the digital classroom, which will connect them to a world of endless educational opportunities...

14 Jan 2015 13:15

Samsung deploys Tri-Band Carrier Aggregation in 4G LTE Network
Samsung deploys Tri-Band Carrier Aggregation in 4G LTE Network

Samsung Electronics has announced the deployment of the first Tri-Band Carrier Aggregation (CA) technology in a LTE commercial network, increasing download speed to 300 Mbps, four times faster than an LTE network...

7 Jan 2015 12:26

Facebook "year in review" feature painful for some
Facebook "year in review" feature painful for some

Facebook wanted to delight its users by compiling each member's "year in review" - but inadvertently revived painful memories for some who suffered tragic events in 2014...

2 Jan 2015 11:30

Samsung's smart education approach engages students, teachers through tech
Samsung's smart education approach engages students, teachers through tech

Teachers are leveraging technology to improve the standard of learning, and looking for solutions that will allow them to teach in a way that meets the expectations of their digitally-native students and prepare them to operate effectively in the modern-day workforce...

29 Dec 2014 06:00

FPB wants to classify all online content...
FPB wants to classify all online content...

NEWSWATCH: That's what the Film and Publication Board wants... and it's making ICT experts uneasy, reports Mail & Guardian...

23 Dec 2014 07:16

POPI is beneficial for SA companies
POPI is beneficial for SA companies

POPI is being seen as a compliance nightmare, but it could also be highly beneficial for South Africa, delegates heard at the recent IDC - Fortinet Advanced Threat Protection Network Security Conference in Sandton...

18 Dec 2014 11:48

Africa: Communications forecast to 2018
Africa: Communications forecast to 2018

The communications market in Africa has been characterised as "highly competitive". ICT infrastructure is now more developed in urban areas and the voice market is rapidly reaching maturity...

By Naila Govan-Vassen 10 Dec 2014 08:06

Live streaming taking off in SA
Live streaming taking off in SA

Live streaming is rising fast as a form of entertainment with YouTube providing more than six billion hours of streamed video content every month to viewers...

8 Dec 2014 11:14

SABC Education provides 2014 matric results via SMS and USSD
SABC Education provides 2014 matric results via SMS and USSD

The Department of Basic Education has partnered with SABC Education to provide a mobile service whereby matriculants can receive their exam results via their mobile phones...

4 Dec 2014 08:00

iWayAfrica managed service solution launched in Kenya
iWayAfrica managed service solution launched in Kenya

Gondwana International Networks (GIN) has announced that its iWayAfrica business has launched a managed infrastructure and services solution in Kenya...

3 Dec 2014 11:43

Neil Cameron
To build smart cities, we need smart buildings

As the global urbanisation trend picks up, smart cities are emerging...

By Neil Cameron 27 Nov 2014 09:16

Acer appoints PartServe Channel Support
Acer appoints PartServe Channel Support

Acer South Africa has announced that it has appointed PartServe Channel Support as its carry-in warranty service centre...

27 Nov 2014 06:38

Internet Solutions partners Etisalat to extend MPLS network
Internet Solutions partners Etisalat to extend MPLS network

Internet Solutions and Etisalat have signed a bilateral partnership agreement that will extend the reach of both companies' Multi Protocol Label Switching (MPLS) network coverage across the Middle East Region and Africa...

26 Nov 2014 10:10

What is SDN and why is it becoming so important?
What is SDN and why is it becoming so important?

Software Defined Networking (SDN) is a phrase that has been popping up with increasing regularity. But what exactly is it and why is it such a big deal for both the channel and the enterprise?

26 Nov 2014 07:24

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