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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

Alexander Mehlhorn
The need for software and business analyst duality

Today's complex and competitive business landscape is calling for a shift in the role of the software developer as we currently understand it. Increasingly, businesses are looking towards a particular hybrid of software developer and business analyst - someone who can scope and design software architecture while simultaneously considering business and stakeholder needs.

By Alexander Mehlhorn 24 Oct 2014 10:32

Importance of IT for automotive industry
Importance of IT for automotive industry

The automotive industry has become increasingly competitive in the past few years with manufacturers and brands jostling for a leadership position in both international and local markets.

By Michael Frans 17 Oct 2014 08:45

Next-gen networking to enable megatrends
Next-gen networking to enable megatrends

While the enterprise looks to disruptive trends, such as cloud, mobility and big data, to drive business innovation and greater revenues, the IT department is well aware that traditional networks and data centres may not be up to the challenge of supporting these new technology demands.

By Brent Lees 16 Oct 2014 11:19

Always-on enterprise class storage is key
Always-on enterprise class storage is key

The data explosion is a well-known fact, and big data is having a profound impact not only on the volume of data but also the variety of data generated and the velocity at which it is being created.

By Kalvin Subbadu 14 Oct 2014 07:02

Simon Campbell-Young
Weak passwords threaten the enterprise

Research reveals time and time again that weak login credentials, including passwords, remain among the top causes of data breaches around the world...

By Simon Campbell-Young 12 Oct 2014 14:49

Dawie Botes
Corporate responsibility - The Derelict

Having worked in corporate offices for years, I've picked up on an alarming situation plaguing our electricity supply. I call them 'Derelicts'; the remnants of people's positions, still hanging around long after someone have left an office...

By Dawie Botes 8 Oct 2014 13:40

Michael Fletcher
Wi-Fi eases transition to high data consumption

With LTE (4G) cellular gaining momentum and operators starting to push entry-level smartphones across Africa, consumers across the continent are in a great position to benefit from the connected world. However, what does the increase in data demand mean for Wi-Fi and its relationship with other forms of connectivity?

By Michael Fletcher 2 Oct 2014 12:25

Jayson O’Reilly
Protecting the mobile workforce

Not too long ago, many organisations were dismissing the bring your own device (BYOD) phenomenon as being of no consequence...

By Jayson O’Reilly 26 Sep 2014 09:27

Richard Firth
Developers need to gear up for a multi-device world

In 2012, Google published the results of its Multi-Screen World Study, which showed 90% of all media interactions are screen-based. More importantly, the research showed that users are learning to use multiple devices...

By Richard Firth 23 Sep 2014 15:21

Mitchell Barker
Voice Recording via VoIP

"Please note that this call may be recorded..." That message is all too familiar to anyone who has ever called a business before.

By Mitchell Barker 19 Sep 2014 15:14

Growth of cloud and data centres fuels need for appropriate storage
Growth of cloud and data centres fuels need for appropriate storage

Massive data growth and an increasing trend toward virtualisation technology are having a profound impact on the modern organisation.

By Kalvin Subbadu 18 Sep 2014 08:57

John Mc Loughlin
When your good guy goes bad

One of our clients recently ousted one of its most trusted employees, who had been using the company's clients, intellectual property and contacts to run his own business, in direct competition with his current employer.

By John Mc Loughlin 17 Sep 2014 08:24

Brand owners encouraged to register trade marks
Brand owners encouraged to register trade marks

Brand owners are reminded that holders of validated trade marks can take advantage of the priority phase in each generic top level domain (gTLD) launch.

By Donvay Wegierski 17 Sep 2014 07:24

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