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Jayson O’Reilly
Next-generation firewalls demand built-in intelligence

Firewalls are the first line of any organisation's defences...

By Jayson O’Reilly 27 Mar 2015 10:36

Eckart Zollner
The OTT debate - challenging operators to remain relevant in the market

Over-the-Top (OTT) services delivered via the internet have become part and parcel of the lives of consumers today...

By Eckart Zollner 24 Mar 2015 06:39

Anamika Budree
SMBs: Data without borders, back-up without worries

The world is becoming more and more digital. Even in smaller companies not directly operating in the technology industry, a great amount of data is created for every single process...

By Anamika Budree 22 Mar 2015 15:07

Anton Vukic
On-the-go power

Enterprise mobility is a hot topic for organisations of all types and sizes, and implementing mobility initiatives is top of most CIO's priority lists...

By Anton Vukic 12 Mar 2015 08:36

Sufyan Mkwanda
Technology mistakes that small businesses make and how to address them

Small businesses need to dedicate their time and focus on knowing their own industry and that often means that effective technology practices are sometimes overlooked...

By Sufyan Mkwanda 10 Mar 2015 12:40

Health-care industry - the next cybercrime target?
Health-care industry - the next cybercrime target?

Health-care systems, from electronic health records to medical devices, are more vulnerable than many of us realise - and the stakes are too high to ignore...

By Perry Hutton 9 Mar 2015 11:25

Caution required as infrastructure sharing deals
Caution required as infrastructure sharing deals

In the current economy, proven benefits and technological advances are underpinning the rise of shared infrastructure models across business sectors...

By Harriet Beamish 4 Mar 2015 07:49

Sufyan Mkwanda
Microsoft has finally listened: Windows 10 is here

If you are like me and adapt to change easily you will love this post. If not, you will have to broaden your horizons and adapt as technology is constantly changing...

By Sufyan Mkwanda 3 Mar 2015 15:17

Lionel Moyal
Mobile apps help government connect with citizens, enhance service delivery

Smart cities are fast becoming a reality across the globe, driven by the interconnectedness of devices that communicate and provide information that leads to intelligent automation, decision and actions...

By Lionel Moyal 3 Mar 2015 08:52

Sufyan Mkwanda
On premises vs the cloud - What to consider before migrating contact centres

The cloud is currently one of the biggest buzzwords, or some may say 'IT jargon', in the IT space, and is also the topic of many business discussions around the contact centre environment...

By Sufyan Mkwanda 27 Feb 2015 07:07

Jed Hewson
Are machines the contact centre agents of the future?

Artificial Intelligence is not yet a reality, but very smart computers are...

By Jed Hewson 26 Feb 2015 10:12

Ryan Murphy
Don't build your own website

Let's assume for a second that you have no idea about websites and what goes into developing a website. You've decided it's either time to build a website or update your existing one...

By Ryan Murphy 19 Feb 2015 15:34

Evan-Lee Courie
Hisense launches revolutionary tablet and smartphone

Hisense is set to revolutionise South Africa's tablet market with the introduction of the Sero 8 Pro (F5281), reportedly the thinnest Android tablet in the country to date; as well as what is described as 'the most affordable metal smartphone in South Africa'...

By Evan-Lee Courie 19 Feb 2015 13:21

Google Helpouts shuts down: Are live video tutorials viable?
Google Helpouts shuts down: Are live video tutorials viable?

Google has announced that it will be shutting down Helpouts on 20 April 2015...

By Edzai Conilias Zvobwo 16 Feb 2015 15:15

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

Mitchell Barker
What does Unified Communications mean for VoIP?

After seeing a television commercial for Apple's new iPhone 6, a friend in the US noted that it featured someone speaking on the handset and then quipped: "People actually still do that?"...

By Mitchell Barker 15 Feb 2015 09:34

[Learn Accounting] It's about people, team fit and technology
[Learn Accounting] It's about people, team fit and technology

At Tuesday's Learn Accounting launch, Jacqui Kew, Associate Professor at the UCT College of Accounting, explained that students are of the mindset that achieving very high marks is the most important thing...

By Jessica Taylor 12 Feb 2015 12:15

Carey van Vlaanderen
Security lessons learned from Sony's most notorious hack

In late November 2014, Sony was the victim of a cyber-attack that involved the release of stolen data, including yet-to-be-released films...

By Carey van Vlaanderen 10 Feb 2015 07:42

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

Peter Davidson
10 tools to help you maintain an edge over your competition

Small businesses and start-ups should seek out ways to improve productivity, time management, organisation, and, ultimately, make day-to-day tasks easier to manage...

By Peter Davidson 9 Feb 2015 15:16

Michael Frans
Digital transformation is essential for competitiveness in the automotive industry

The automotive sector is currently faced with a number of challenges. These are driven by trends, such as the rise of new growth markets, changing consumer behaviour, an increasing need for greater fuel economy...

By Michael Frans 9 Feb 2015 14:06

Lutz Blaeser
Mobile malvertising skyrockets

As the use of mobile devices continues to skyrocket, so do the number of threats aimed at the platform. Due to their rise in popularity, mobile devices have also become a target for malicious advertising or 'malvertising'...

By Lutz Blaeser 9 Feb 2015 10:22

Chemory Gunko
POPI and your website security

The Protection of Personal Information (POPI) Bill holds untold benefits for South African businesses looking to participate in the global marketplace...

By Chemory Gunko 5 Feb 2015 14:13

Ayanda Dlamini
How ICT and skills will sustain each other in developing Africa

ICTs can develop skills, which in turn can develop the ICT sector, in a 'benefit cycle' that can propel Africa into the mainstream knowledge economy, but more effort is needed to get this wheel rolling...

By Ayanda Dlamini 31 Jan 2015 11:23

Organising your small business for the new year: Going (almost) paperless
Organising your small business for the new year: Going (almost) paperless

Do you have papers lying everywhere in what you like to call 'organised chaos?' Make sure everything is in tip-top shape with these tips to go almost-paperless and reduce business clutter...

By Sophie Baker 26 Jan 2015 14:01

Doros Hadjizenonos
2015: the year when businesses safeguard themselves from cybercrime

Last year was a difficult time for businesses when it came to cybercrime...

By Doros Hadjizenonos 23 Jan 2015 10:28

David King
Trusted data will tip the balance between success and failure in 2015

The wheels are turning ever faster in the telecom industry. For every year, there are new and often unexpected developments...

By David King 22 Jan 2015 12:35

Perry Hutton
Securing the new era of big data

In the digital age, information is the new currency. And in order to get information, enterprises are mining data - and lots of it...

By Perry Hutton 22 Jan 2015 10:43

[Orchids & Onions] 'Techies' should be user-friendly
[Orchids & Onions] 'Techies' should be user-friendly

The reality of the great technological society in which we live is that new projects are often a case of the one-eyed man leading the blind...

By Brendan Seery 20 Jan 2015 08:00

Bez Sangari
Warm-ware: schools readiness for ET

As with any technology, there are always early adopters, followed by users who implement the technology when it is already accepted, and finally late adopters, those who implement the technology after it is being widely used...

By Bez Sangari 13 Jan 2015 14:30

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