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The always-on business relevant to all industries
The always-on business relevant to all industries

In South Africa, the concept of the always-on business is gathering momentum. Thanks to the connectedness of the world around us...

By Warren Olivier 26 Aug 2015 09:01

Hoteliers to stay in touch with guests directly
Hoteliers to stay in touch with guests directly

After years of outsourcing digital communication to guests, getting wires crossed and mixing messages, the task of automated e-mailing and text message services can be done in-house via hotel management property systems...

24 Aug 2015 16:38



Unified governance: managing API and SOA services
Unified governance: managing API and SOA services

The concept of IT Governance has grown in prominence over the past five to 10 years, driven by the need to comply with an ever-growing...

By Hitarshi Buch, Satyanarayna Sunkara 20 Aug 2015 09:43

New strategic partnership to deliver secure mobility solutions
New strategic partnership to deliver secure mobility solutions

Value-added global distributor of security, WestconGroup Southern Africa has entered into a strategic distribution agreement with Aruba Networks...

18 Aug 2015 07:00

MTN: Following shoppers online
MTN: Following shoppers online

MTN expects its e-commerce operations to break even in 2018. Growth is expected to be spurred by the growth in data usage and the adoption of smart devices. The group could also make acquisitions to bolster its electronic sales platforms...

17 Aug 2015 12:00

Ericsson AHUB connecting African innovators
Ericsson AHUB connecting African innovators

Ericsson in partnership with Informa will be hosting an innovation station named "Ericsson AHUB" at AfricaCom 2015, Cape Town, 17-19 November...

14 Aug 2015 07:59

Smart WiFi platform launched
Smart WiFi platform launched

BestWiFi has launched its cutting-edge Smart WiFi platform, developed with UK industry leaders, Purple WiFi. The solution offers a feature rich...

13 Aug 2015 07:05

Smarter business trends in Africa influenced by mobile
Smarter business trends in Africa influenced by mobile

Mobile trends show how innovation can ripple through societies, boost economies and help the continent skip over development hurdles...

10 Aug 2015 07:00

Cool Touch transforms with mobile app technology
Cool Touch transforms with mobile app technology

Cool Touch, a local start-up, capitalised on the strength of Intervate's 'Citizen Reporting' framework and radically elevated its business model...

7 Aug 2015 08:08

Investing in a sustainable future with technology
Investing in a sustainable future with technology

South Africa not only has the highest levels of youth unemployment, but it also has 36 million employable citizens looking for...

5 Aug 2015 08:36

Digital vault gaining popularity as secure alternative to emails
Digital vault gaining popularity as secure alternative to emails

Edward Snowden, Ashley Madison and Sony. You only have to read these name to know that internet and email security is under threat...

4 Aug 2015 15:31

Nominations open for IT Personality, Visionary CIO awards 2015 - ITWeb
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 14:35

Is South Africa ready for smart cities?
Is South Africa ready for smart cities?

The concept of the 'smart city' is growing in popularity as more and more connected technologies emerge. The term has many definitions...

By Paul Divall 29 Jul 2015 11:09

Vodacom the official communications partner to IRONMAN 70.3 Durban
Vodacom the official communications partner to IRONMAN 70.3 Durban

The second South African IRONMAN 70.3 race, held in Durban on 2 August, will be provided with fast and relaible communications solutions by Vodacom...

27 Jul 2015 08:38

Defining fibre for newbies
Defining fibre for newbies

Not so long ago, "fibre" usually referred to the roughage in breakfast cereals that helps move things along one's digestive tract a little faster...

27 Jul 2015 08:20

XON opens SDN and NFV Experience Centre in Johannesburg
XON opens SDN and NFV Experience Centre in Johannesburg

XON has opened its SDN/NFV Experience Centre (software-defined networking and network functions virtualisation, respectively) in Johannesburg...

15 Jul 2015 08:36

Avanti partnership to provide high-speed satellite broadband to SMEs
Avanti partnership to provide high-speed satellite broadband to SMEs

Provider of satellite data communications services in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, Avanti Communications, has signed a new contract with South Africa's business chamber...

15 Jul 2015 08:07

SA government urged to accelerate networked readiness
SA government urged to accelerate networked readiness

By increasing its investments in information and communications technologies (ICTs) infrastructure, South Africa has the opportunity to realise great benefits which will ultimately...

10 Jul 2015 07:53

Samsung ups security with BlackBerry partnership
Samsung ups security with BlackBerry partnership

Samsung and BlackBerry have announced the first results of a partnership designed to provide secure Android smartphones for enterprise users.

By Duncan Alfreds 9 Jul 2015 08:27

Smart Workplace 2040: the rise of the workspace consumer
Smart Workplace 2040: the rise of the workspace consumer

Glimpsing back at an office of 1990 would remind us of a workplace were the main mediums of communication were fax machines and fixed telephone landlines...

8 Jul 2015 08:44

Netshield launches industrial ethernet products
Netshield launches industrial ethernet products

Netshield South Africa announced the availability of a range of Industrial Ethernet products. The products are designed to assist industrial customers...

1 Jul 2015 07:37

Globalstar to deliver satellite coverage to Southern Africa
Globalstar to deliver satellite coverage to Southern Africa

Now that its gateway in Gabarone has gone live, Globalstar can deliver affordable simplex coverage across Southern Africa...

26 Jun 2015 10:34

Joburg Smart City gets boost from Microsoft
Joburg Smart City gets boost from Microsoft

The City of Johannesburg's transformation drive into a Smart City received a boost when the metropolitan signed a collaboration deal with Microsoft South Africa...

25 Jun 2015 09:07

Cell C and Facebook partner to launch Internet.org in SA
Cell C and Facebook partner to launch Internet.org in SA

Cell C have announced the launch of a partnership with Facebook, bringing zero-rated access to the service for all Cell C customers and access to Facebook's initiative, Internet.org free basic services.

25 Jun 2015 08:21

Digital transformation: the new battleground for attracting and retaining customers
Digital transformation: the new battleground for attracting and retaining customers

You only get one chance to make a first impression... or, so the saying goes. In the modern business world, the saying couldn't be more apt...

By Shaun Dicker 24 Jun 2015 07:50

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Future trends of intelligent buildings

Steve Coster and Ben Crosby recently shared their views on changes in the way intelligent buildings operate and trends in the way they function...

24 Jun 2015 06:26

Using satellite connectivity to support sustainable farming
Using satellite connectivity to support sustainable farming

Although not yet listed as an endangered species, Roan antelope numbers have drastically reduced across Africa in recent years...

17 Jun 2015 08:09

Partnering and the new style of IT
Partnering and the new style of IT

Aptronics recently attended two major partner and reseller conferences that gave an illuminating glimpse into the changing face of IT...

By Richard Blewitt, Jeetendra Narsing 16 Jun 2015 06:00

Keeping competitive in today's tough global climate
Keeping competitive in today's tough global climate

Today's organisation are always on the lookout for solutions and technologies to make their businesses as competitive as possible...

12 Jun 2015 06:05

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