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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

Seven ways hosting can increase your site conversion or productivity
Seven ways hosting can increase your site conversion or productivity

You're excited. Your site is being noticed and traffic is flowing in. The conversion rates aren't what you want them to be, but with an excellent marketing strategy in place, you're confident that it will get there some time soon...

By Joy Mali 10 Dec 2014 06:56

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

ESET joins Facebook to offer free security service
ESET joins Facebook to offer free security service

IT security vendor launches ESET Online Scanner for Facebook to protect all Facebook users against malware...

4 Dec 2014 10:08

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

Ways service integration drives business success
Ways service integration drives business success

There's been quite a bit of buzz in the industry over the past couple of years about an approach to workplace management referred to as 'integrated services'...

3 Dec 2014 13:04

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

Our African success stories - Bluegrass Digital
Our African success stories

Bluegrass Digital has been establishing relationships and collaborating on technical delivery across Africa since 2008. Earlier this year they established an office in Lagos, adding to their existing Johannesburg and Cape Town presence...

Issued by Bluegrass Digital 26 Nov 2014 09:35

Orange launches Orange Wi-Fi in South Africa - Lion's Wing
Orange launches Orange Wi-Fi in South Africa

In partnership with the City of Cape Town, telecommunications service provider Orange is launching a service offering Wi-Fi to those living in part of the areas of Khayelitsha and Mitchell's Plain in Cape Town...

Issued by Lion's Wing 21 Nov 2014 15:17

Orange Radio launches in South Africa - Lion's Wing
Orange Radio launches in South Africa

Telecommunications services provider Orange has been placing a lot of emphasis recently on the changing ways in which consumers access and receive content, which has led to the launch of its Orange Radio application...

Issued by Lion's Wing 21 Nov 2014 14:54

Having just a service desk is not service management
Having just a service desk is not service management

Information Technology (IT) has become an essential component of practically every business today, underpinning the basic functioning of the enterprise...

By Edward Carbutt 21 Nov 2014 11:09

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

Government to review broadcasting policy
Government to review broadcasting policy

Communications Minister Faith Muthambi says government will undertake a broadcasting policy review that will, amongst others, ensure that the broadcasting regulation framework is brought in-line with new practices...

14 Nov 2014 06:02

[Mobile360] Geeks versus princess engineers
[Mobile360] Geeks versus princess engineers

"It was always this awkward looking guy who was tech savvy, solved a big problem and got the girl in the end ... I consider myself a geek. A geek can look like this too. A geek can wear pink dresses and can wear sparkles and be just as geeky as anybody else." - Margaret Burgraff...

By Jessica Taylor 12 Nov 2014 08:38

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

Riverbed launches Riverbed-Ready Technology Alliance Program
Riverbed launches Riverbed-Ready Technology Alliance Program

Riverbed Technology launched at Riverbed FORCE 2014, the Riverbed-ReadyTMTechnology Alliance program with 17 charter program members.

7 Nov 2014 13:34

Free on-board Wi-Fi envisaged, says Emirates president
Free on-board Wi-Fi envisaged, says Emirates president

In the first three years since Emirates launched in-flight Wi-Fi connectivity, over half a million passengers have connected to the internet on board an Emirates flight, and the airline expects this number to increase exponentially.

6 Nov 2014 11:18

Mobile payments gaining ground
Mobile payments gaining ground

Mobile payment technologies are gradually beginning to make inroads into both cash and credit card payments in South Africa - mostly because of the convenience they offer to both the customer and the business owner.

5 Nov 2014 10:41

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

Key findings of Dell's International Tablet Survey
Key findings of Dell's International Tablet Survey

The 2014 International Tablet Survey, sponsored by Dell, surveyed more than 1400 IT decision makers (ITDMs) in 10 countries. Its purpose was to gain insight and feedback from the ITDMs in these countries regarding their tablet usage.

3 Nov 2014 12:09

There's no code like the low code
There's no code like the low code

The growing need for mobile and web applications is driving development teams away from hand-coding to a new breed of application platforms. They are moving to platforms that accelerate app delivery across a multi-channel environment and that includes mobile and web applications.

30 Oct 2014 08:45

Driving transformation through innovation for public sector service delivery
Driving transformation through innovation for public sector service delivery

Service delivery is at the heart of the government's mandate, and technology is a key enabler in improving service delivery. However, technology alone is not a silver bullet.

By Tendai Innocent Khumalo 28 Oct 2014 14:18

Managed services born again in Africa
Managed services born again in Africa

The notion of managed IT services is not new, but thanks to the ever-evolving nature of technology and the rapid growth of cloud services in Africa, managed services has in effect been born again.

24 Oct 2014 10:02

Email and SMS from one platform set to assist marketers
Email and SMS from one platform set to assist marketers

TotalSend has launched SMS and email sending via a single channel. This multi-channel platform allows TotalSend to assist marketers who are increasingly looking to connect with customers on mobile devices...

21 Oct 2014 05:47

Trade event brings Portuguese technology to SA
Trade event brings Portuguese technology to SA

Future Pavilion Cape Town 2014 will bring a host of innovative technology products, solutions and services from Portugal to South Africa in November...

Issued by Tumbleweed Communications 14 Oct 2014 14:03

Jessie Rudd
A new marketing era?

Discovery Insure has a really nifty little gadget that it attaches to your car when you take out insurance: a tracking device that can also measure the impact on your car...

By Jessie Rudd 8 Oct 2014 08:31

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