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
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
Consumers and citizens are growing increasingly dependent on mobile networks. The performance of these networks may not always meet the expectations of consumers...
By Sherry Zameer 5 Jun 2015 07:00
In the past 18 months we have seen cloud computing enabling great innovations, both in consumer and enterprise products, as it has become the new normal for organisations of all sizes. Cloud is now the engine room for inventions by young businesses as well as transforming established companies into lean, fast-moving innovators. It is safe to say cloud computing is already having a broad impact...
By Werner Vogels 7 May 2015 09:30
The scope of the Internet of Things (IoT) is huge. Internet-connected devices are growing exponentially. The number of devices that the typical enterprise worker uses sometimes outnumbers the user 8:1, with the average non-enterprise consumer not far behind. Because of this paradigm, organisations are investing heavily in an effort to leverage IoT and bring new productivity tools and solutions to market...
By Peter Melerud 6 May 2015 08:40
Public Wi-Fi is almost everywhere nowadays - and while it's convenient to use, there are hidden security risks you should know about...
By Aaron Thornton 20 Apr 2015 07:01
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
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
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
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
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
Mergers and acquisitions are useful when it comes to helping organisations to achieve business objectives. However, this strategy has the potential to create enormous complexity when it comes to consolidating the operations of the two disparate organisations involved in the merger or acquisition.
By Paul Fick 29 Aug 2014 11:21
Last week saw the convergence of leaders in various industries at the Table Bay Hotel in Cape Town for the Growth, Innovation and Leadership Conference hosted by Frost & Sullivan.
By Cari Van Wyk 21 Aug 2014 10:06
Notice anything funny about your cellular bill lately? If so, you may have been blind-sided by prevailing mobile data trends.
By Rob Lith 29 Jul 2014 06:55
Many computer users may not realise that their machines have been infected with scareware until it is too late. As this problem has been around for at least the past decade it is important to be aware of the distress and destruction it can cause.
By Peter Davidson 8 Jul 2014 08:54
Website design and development go hand-in-hand with SEO but the writer believes many South African brands do not seem to get the mix right when it comes to their websites.
By Stephen Sandmann 4 Jul 2014 08:03
Even professional users of rugged laptops, tablets and smartphones are sometimes unsure of what defines a "rugged computer" and how the various tests to validate ruggedness are carried out. A truly rugged computer is so much more than just a normal computer wrapped in a tough outer case.
By Jerker Hellström 18 Jun 2014 13:47
It should come as no surprise that the biggest technological impacts on IT departments in 2013 were mobile and big data. Both issues also dominated conversations in the storage arena last year and with employees now increasingly working remotely, it's highly likely that 2014 will see more and more organisations struggling to manage large volumes of data.
By Bryan Balfe 5 Jun 2014 12:18
Navigating the Android app market can be daunting, unless you know exactly what apps you are looking for. Searching for a particular type of app can sometimes yield hundreds of results, without you knowing which ones might be better than others.
By Peter Davidson 22 May 2014 08:26
The announcement by Telkom recently that it plans to replace almost 300 of its unprofitable copper-based exchanges with wireless 3G and LTE services is good news for the telecommunications industry.
By Rob Lith 22 Apr 2014 13:45
According to Ovum Research, next-generation broadband and cloud-based ICT services are two of the top emerging trends in the telecoms, media and technology space. These two trends are intrinsically interlinked, as the cloud requires fast, efficient and available bandwidth in order to deliver services and enable organisations of all sizes to leverage its many advantages.
By Paul Fick 20 Mar 2014 10:07