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MTN Business partners with City Lodge
MTN Business partners with City Lodge

MTN Business have signed a partnership deal with the City Lodge Hotel Group to be the group's connectivity and telecommunications support. This will significantly improve ICT services at the group's existing hotels in South Africa and one in Botswana, and future hotels that the group develops in South Africa.

1 Oct 2014 14:57

Check Point's 100% catch rate in benchmark test
Check Point's 100% catch rate in benchmark test

Check Point Threat Prevention has achieved a 100% catch rate of unknown malicious files in recent benchmark testing. 300 unknown malicious files were scanned through a Check Point 13500 security gateway running ThreatCloud, and through competitive products from three other security vendors.

1 Oct 2014 07:21

The benefits of migrating your business operations to the cloud
The benefits of migrating your business operations to the cloud

From providing scalability on demand to empowering the mobility of the workforce, cloud computing offers a host of benefits to both organisations and users. The business case for adopting cloud computing is becoming clear for large organisations, but the path to adoption for SMBs is less clear.

By Francois Smith 30 Sep 2014 13:19

Big data drives SA's CIOs to SDN
Big data drives SA's CIOs to SDN

In a fast-changing environment with new applications daily and a surge of data to manage, CIOs are looking to software defined networking to give them a competitive advantage, says Networks Unlimited.

By Gordon Fairlie 30 Sep 2014 09:57

Ekurhuleni asks residents to use 'other means' to view statements
Ekurhuleni asks residents to use 'other means' to view statements

Ekurhuleni council has asked its residents who are not receiving their printed municipal accounts because of the Post Office strike to use of other options to view their monthly statement.

30 Sep 2014 09:37

Jessie Rudd
Hyper connectivity

Reality is - the world we live in gets smaller every day. We no longer 'go online' or 'connect to'. We just are online and already connected. At work, home, school, bathroom, kitchen, and office- the potential to reach us, and reach out to us, already exists. There is no longer 'a good time to call or connect'. All the time is a good time. Our reliance on this already-connected world, in my opinion, is a scary reality.

By Jessie Rudd 29 Sep 2014 13:42

Disciplinary cases to be centralised on database
Disciplinary cases to be centralised on database

Government has established a central database of disciplinary cases in the public service in order to speed up the resolution of cases.

29 Sep 2014 08:44

IT in Africa's construction industry
IT in Africa's construction industry

An integral component of today's construction industry is Information Technology (IT). Utilising the data it generates, IT contributes significantly to meeting industry needs and adapts to and supports construction trends. It is in fact one of the core utilities or services that support an infrastructure.

26 Sep 2014 15:13

Q&A with Jaco Pieterse, MD of Gist
Q&A with Jaco Pieterse, MD of Gist

Although Gist MD Jaco Pieterse initially wanted to become a medical doctor, his current calling sees him involved in the field of science and service in an altogether different yet equally dynamic capacity. We catch up with the visionary behind the trusted IT partner to find out more about his journey to success.

26 Sep 2014 14:50

Why the cloud makes so much sense in Africa
Why the cloud makes so much sense in Africa

With flexibility, rapid deployment and low cost, cloud computing continues to take the world by storm. These are also all very good reasons why cloud computing is ideal for those companies which are expanding into Africa (and, of course, for domestic African businesses).

By Oliver Potgieter 26 Sep 2014 14:31

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. However, nowadays they realise that BYOD can have serious implications for the business, and are putting policies in place and implementing technologies to manage it.

By Jayson O'Reilly 26 Sep 2014 09:27

Samsung hands over solar-powered internet school
Samsung hands over solar-powered internet school

Samsung Electronics Africa, in collaboration with Habitat for Humanity and the Gauteng Department of Education, has handed over a solar-powered internet school (SPIS) to the Refalletse Primary School in Orange Farm near Johannesburg.

26 Sep 2014 08:46

Enhancing digital content security in the age of information overload
Enhancing digital content security in the age of information overload

There is a regular parade of stories in the media about companies accidentally losing data, either as a printout or in digital form.

By Mark Hiller 25 Sep 2014 13:56