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Magento ERP Integration: what you need to consider
Magento ERP Integration: what you need to consider

MCONNECT is the complete integration between Microsoft Dynamics NAV, a benchmark ERP solution for mid-sized businesses and Magento...

By Jyoti Wadhwa 3 Aug 2015 07:59

Open source suits the African market exceptionally well: Q&A with Brendan Mcerlain
Open source suits the African market exceptionally well: Q&A with Brendan Mcerlain

Red Hat EMEA, a leading provider of open source solutions, recently visited South Africa for the Red Hat Forum...

By Cari Van Wyk 31 Jul 2015 15:00

Third Industrial Revolution: DevOps leads the way for digital transformation
Third Industrial Revolution: DevOps leads the way for digital transformation

The Third Industrial Revolution has begun and optimum use of digital infrastructure and massive databases floating around us are the decisive factors for competitive advantage...

By Chirag Shivalker 31 Jul 2015 14:00

Getting smart on mobile security in three steps
Getting smart on mobile security in three steps

Mobile devices and apps are how work gets done these days. Employees aren't tied to their desks, work doesn't always mean sitting down from 9-5...

By Brendan Mc Aravey 30 Jul 2015 11:20

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

Practical solutions to help you gear up for PoPI
Practical solutions to help you gear up for PoPI

The Protection of Personal Information (PoPI) Act is currently a hot topic, given the imminent nature of its implementation...

By Simeon Tassev 29 Jul 2015 10:55

Relevant innovation key to competitive differentiation
Relevant innovation key to competitive differentiation

In a world where products and services have become increasingly commoditised, organisations are faced with the challenge of finding a competitive edge...

By Paul Fick 28 Jul 2015 07:00

When driving supply chain performance, visibility is key
When driving supply chain performance, visibility is key

At its heart, supply chain management requires a balancing of operational efficiency, customer satisfaction and quality...

By David Telford 28 Jul 2015 06:30

Intelligent solutions to improve security and underpin smarter, safer cities
Intelligent solutions to improve security and underpin smarter, safer cities

The smart city concept is gaining traction across the globe as intelligent, connected technologies grow in number and sophistication...

By Mark Chertkow 28 Jul 2015 06:30

Warning signs your archiving strategy is not geared for the future
Warning signs your archiving strategy is not geared for the future

With the exponential growth in data currently being experienced, and every indication that this information explosion will only accelerate into the future...

By Bryan Balfe 24 Jul 2015 09:32

Five questions to ask yourself before clicking on a link
Five questions to ask yourself before clicking on a link

In today's world of advancing cybercrime, URL's can lead to password and data theft, as well as drive-by-download malware attacks...

By Carey van Vlaanderen 24 Jul 2015 09:17

Hyper-connected world fuelling a retail revolution
Hyper-connected world fuelling a retail revolution

With predictions that by 2020 there will be 26 billion connected devices, according to Gartner, an almost 30-fold increase from 2009 when there were...

By Quinton Pienaar 24 Jul 2015 09:16

Converged infrastructure and services key to agile IT provisioning
Converged infrastructure and services key to agile IT provisioning

In today's world, connectivity and connectedness are essential. Customers are no longer satisfied with silos of information and disparate systems...

By AJ Hartenberg 22 Jul 2015 08:37

UPS vs AVR and why your business needs both
UPS vs AVR and why your business needs both

Given the current and very real power crisis in South Africa, and the fact that it is set to continue for the foreseeable future, a generator coupled with a UPS...

By Marco Da Silva 22 Jul 2015 08:36

Safe cloud computing starts with sound information security practices
Safe cloud computing starts with sound information security practices

The move toward cloud computing services is gaining traction across many industries due to rapidly growing volumes of data that require storage...

By Sumash Singh 22 Jul 2015 08:07

Document digitisation: a crucial enabler of the digital enterprise
Document digitisation: a crucial enabler of the digital enterprise

For an organisation to achieve true end-to-end digital transformation and compete effectively in the new digital economy, it's essential to move away from manual, paper-based processes...

By Avi Rose 21 Jul 2015 07:58

Keeping the lights on in your smart building
Keeping the lights on in your smart building

Intelligent, connected technology is a growing trend and property owners and managers, particularly in the retail space, are either constructing smart buildings...

By Marco Da Silva 20 Jul 2015 08:18

Read the fine print in cloud contract discussions
Read the fine print in cloud contract discussions

Warren Olivier, Veeam regional manager for Southern Africa, examines some of the contractual obligations that companies need to be aware of when migrating to a cloud services provider...

By Warren Olivier 16 Jul 2015 09:11

Smart retail spaces make smart business sense
Smart retail spaces make smart business sense

Intelligent technologies have become increasingly common, both within the business and consumer space. Utilising such 'smart' technologies results in...

By Paul Divall 16 Jul 2015 08:53

The Data Management Benchmark Survey has launched
The Data Management Benchmark Survey has launched

As a vast discipline, data management covers everything from established roles such as database administration to emerging platforms...

By Gary Allemann 15 Jul 2015 08:43

Data Quality landscape highlights key battlegrounds in billion dollar market
Data Quality landscape highlights key battlegrounds in billion dollar market

The 2015 Data Quality Landscape report from Information Difference provides insights into the $1 billion a year data quality market...

By Gary Allemann 14 Jul 2015 08:48

Shared data centres: access to the widest choice and optimal pricing
Shared data centres: access to the widest choice and optimal pricing

There is no doubt that, in a data-driven world, the data centre is a critical and central component of the technology infrastructure...

By Eckart Zollner 14 Jul 2015 08:32

How social media can help you win at omnichannel
How social media can help you win at omnichannel

Omnichannel from a consumer viewpoint is the ability to have a seamless and consistent experience across multiple touchpoints...

By Lynette Hundermark 11 Jul 2015 06:15

Cloud is the next big leap in the evolution of accounting software
Cloud is the next big leap in the evolution of accounting software

Over the past 20 years, we've seen the business software market evolve at a rapid speed, moving from basic DOS-based solutions with text-based interfaces to...

By Steven Cohen 10 Jul 2015 07:35

Making efficient use of mobile screen real-estate, Q&A with Lynette Hundermark
Making efficient use of mobile screen real-estate, Q&A with Lynette Hundermark

With the rapid rise of tech trends such as mobility, cloud, the Internet of Things, and big data across all industries, more and more companies are pressed to enter the digital realm...

By Cari Van Wyk 29 Jun 2015 13:27

Is the Internet of Things the next big thing for mobile app companies?
Is the Internet of Things the next big thing for mobile app companies?

The concept of IoT seems like something out of science fiction, but as technology and mobile apps become more advanced, clearly the worlds of science fiction are not too far off...

By Dina Destreza 29 Jun 2015 08:11

Augmented reality: the key to a new digital future
Augmented reality: the key to a new digital future

The concept of Augmented Reality (AR) has existed for many years now and commentators have remained rigidly skeptical about whether it will truly materialise in our everyday lives....

By Saurabh Kumar 25 Jun 2015 07:48

OTG technology adds massive functionality to smart devices
OTG technology adds massive functionality to smart devices

One of the biggest problems with smart devices is their limited storage capacity, as well as limited interoperability with peripheral devices...

By Ruben Naicker 23 Jun 2015 07:45

6 ½ considerations for securing the home office
6 ½ considerations for securing the home office

As increasing numbers of employees work from home, organisations often overlook the security needs of remote workers...

By Perry Hutton 23 Jun 2015 07:44

Driving forces behind cloud computing
Driving forces behind cloud computing

As we reflect on the lessons learned through the big-data boom, of how organisations securely capture, store and retrieve data and how they can derive value from these huge data sets...

By Bryan Balfe 22 Jun 2015 07:42

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