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Doros Hadjizenonos
Avoid a wipe-out

Malware development has reached a new threat level with the emergence of destructive 'wiper' worms, such as that used in the attack against Sony Pictures...

By Doros Hadjizenonos 22 Dec 2014 12:29

Jayson O’Reilly
Security in the business context

The past few years has seen information security undergoing a radical transformation. A discipline once seen as no more than a necessary evil, security tools have become an integral part of the business strategy...

By Jayson O’Reilly 16 Dec 2014 09:15

Gary Allemann
Big data - Where do you start?

Big data is currently a buzzword in the industry with many organisations pondering its value, virtues and implementing strategies to harness the benefits...

By Gary Allemann 11 Dec 2014 09:49

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

Doros Hadjizenonos
Security Predictions for 2015

2014 has been particularly busy for IT security professionals. Many of the threats that were predicted at the start of the year duly emerged, while other significant issues caught the entire sector by surprise...

By Doros Hadjizenonos 5 Dec 2014 15:12

Anton Harber
Depth of Africa coverage improves

Coverage of the rest of Africa in our media provides an interesting gauge of our relationship with the continent since our borders opened up 20 years ago...

By Anton Harber 5 Dec 2014 04:53

Keith Fenner
How the 'Third Platform' will bring disruption, change and opportunity to your business

The third platform is currently described as the convergence of four technology trends on business. These trends are mobility, cloud, social and big data - they fundamentally change the way people and businesses relate to technology...

By Keith Fenner 3 Dec 2014 12:09

Bruce von Maltitz
Gamification: a manager's new best friend?

Games have been used to motivate and engage people since the dawn of time. They speak to one of our most basic instincts: the desire to play, compete, achieve and be part of a team...

By Bruce von Maltitz 2 Dec 2014 16:05

How small businesses can succeed with the cloud
How small businesses can succeed with the cloud

In today's ever-changing, technologically-driven world, the notion of adopting new technologies is an intimidating and frightening thought for many businesses...

By James White 2 Dec 2014 14:30

Dayle Wheeler
To modernise business, digitise

Technology is now changing so rapidly that consumers are struggling to keep up - you barely have the latest shiny gadget when the 2.0 version is released, or yet another software update rollout happens...

By Dayle Wheeler 30 Nov 2014 09:23

Gerald Naidoo
Protecting a big data environment

Prevention is always better than cure when it comes to information security, particularly when dealing with today's big data environments that see a flood of data drowning the enterprise on a daily basis...

By Gerald Naidoo 29 Nov 2014 09:11

Ivanna Granelli
Cloud computing brings agility to corporate learning environment

Cloud computing and mobile business solutions are clearing the way for companies to be more agile and efficient in the way that they use technology to support their training efforts...

By Ivanna Granelli 27 Nov 2014 10:18

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

Brent Lees
Top 5 IT Trends/Predictions for 2015

Top 5 IT predictions for 2015: Will it be security breaches or hybrid infrastructures that creates challenges?

By Brent Lees 26 Nov 2014 11:34

David King
Three ICT trends to watch in 2015

2015 is only a few weeks away and it promises to be yet another exciting and eventful year for the telecoms industry...

By David King 26 Nov 2014 06:50

Brent Lees
Internet of Things - when problems can be hidden in a billion places

The promise of the Internet of Things era is that all things can be connected and so all things can be efficiently tracked and controlled...

By Brent Lees 24 Nov 2014 14:07

Perry Hutton
Top 8 enterprise network infrastructure and security trends for 2015

The networking and security industries are evolving rapidly...

By Perry Hutton 21 Nov 2014 10:44

Anamika Budree
The personal cloud - a mobile warrior's best friend

Technology is constantly evolving to meet insatiable demand for newer, better, faster mobile devices...

By Anamika Budree 19 Nov 2014 13:32

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

[AfricaCom 2014] FB's mission: to get Africa online
[AfricaCom 2014] FB's mission: to get Africa online

Consider how your life would change tomorrow if the internet was to be 'switched off'. Sure you could bear it for a week or so, but once the horrifying reality of, for instance, having to go into a bank kicks in...

By Sindy Peters 13 Nov 2014 12:38

Mitchell Barker
The hidden costs of hosted VoIP

Many businesses rush into hosted VoIP investments, seeing the technology as an enormous cost saving - only to be disappointed with the results...

By Mitchell Barker 12 Nov 2014 14:49

[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

How to navigate the complex BYOD landscape
How to navigate the complex BYOD landscape

The recent BlackBerry Experience Executive Forum, in partnership with ITWeb, provided practical and actionable insights into the latest issues, trends and developments in enterprise mobility...

By Ilse van den Berg 5 Nov 2014 07:29

Yossi Hasson
Managing risk: Why email archiving is critical

In a fast-moving and rapidly evolving business environment, which is undergoing a transformative shift to digital communications - it is increasingly important for businesses to protect themselves...

By Yossi Hasson 4 Nov 2014 09:26

Ivanna Granelli
Telecoms call centres must create a learning culture

There are few workplaces that are as stressful as a telecoms operator's call centre. When a telecoms subscriber phones in, he or she is often already disgruntled because there's a problem with his or her service or bill...

By Ivanna Granelli 31 Oct 2014 08:51

Steven Cohen
How the cloud helps SMEs tidy up the IT mess

Cloud back-up provider IronTree estimates that one in five South African small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) experience some form of data loss once a year, most commonly as a result of accidents and natural disasters, data corruption, or theft of computing devices.

By Steven Cohen 28 Oct 2014 15:36

Kalvin Subbadu
The digital revolution - all storage is not equal

Data storage has changed dramatically over the years, from the days of hard drives holding just a few megabytes to today, when terms like petabyte, exabyte and zettabyte are used to describe unimaginable volumes of data.

By Kalvin Subbadu 27 Oct 2014 13:22

Anamika Budree
Storage servers simplified - the ideal solution for the SMB market

Data is at the heart of any enterprise today, no matter how large or small. Given the rate at which digital content is growing, storage is becoming an increasing concern, and in a connected and collaborative world, being able to share this information is important for productivity.

By Anamika Budree 27 Oct 2014 10:15

Anton Vukic
Online businesses need to heed POPI

The promulgation of the POPI Act into law will result in severe penalties if an online business does not adequately secure the personal details of its customers stored online...

By Anton Vukic 24 Oct 2014 15:36

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