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Mobile ID can make passwords obsolete
Mobile ID can make passwords obsolete

Our phones are always on hand and our mobile numbers are unique, so could mobile provide a secure alternative to the password? Vice president of mobile security at Gemalto, Jean-Francois Ouillet outlines the potential of mobile ID.

4 Aug 2015 16:06

Digital vault gaining popularity as secure alternative to emails
Digital vault gaining popularity as secure alternative to emails

Edward Snowden, Ashley Madison and Sony. You only have to read these name to know that internet and email security is under threat as many of the digital tools used to communicate are no longer secure thanks to advances in technology.

4 Aug 2015 15:31



Datatex shows the way again with direct integration - Datatex Dynamics
Datatex shows the way again with direct integration

Datatex Dynamics, a telecommunications software company specialising in Voice Recording and Telephone Management Systems, believes that the ability to analyse and adapt to evolving market needs and ensure that all system development is built on an open architecture and standards basis, allows them to work with what their clients have, as opposed to dictating what they should have.

Issued by Datatex Dynamics 4 Aug 2015 10:23

SweepSouth joins Silicon Valley's 500 Startups accelerator
SweepSouth joins Silicon Valley's 500 Startups accelerator

500 Startups, the Silicon Valley-based venture capital fund and startup accelerator, has announced it's 14th batch of startups, including SweepSouth, the South African home cleaning service.

4 Aug 2015 08:02

Globetom extends telecom industry reach
Globetom extends telecom industry reach

Globetom has announced that it has extended its Telecommunications industry reach with its flagship convergent billing and prepaid platform, GP3. It has signed a five-year agreement with Spark New Zealand to provide its GP3 platform for prepaid voucher management, distribution and prepaid loyalty.

4 Aug 2015 07:50

Lack of cloud backups can be an expensive mistake
Lack of cloud backups can be an expensive mistake

The uptake of pure cloud backup by smaller businesses has surged over the past two years, as the idea of saving company data to the cloud has become easier for companies to digest and bandwidth has become faster and cheaper.

3 Aug 2015 09:02

Free internet zones for Gugulethu and Khayelitsha taxi ranks
Free internet zones for Gugulethu and Khayelitsha taxi ranks

Thanks to an initiative from Project Isizwe and the Open Society Foundation of South Africa, commuters at the two busiest taxi ranks,the Gugulethu and Khayelitsha taxi ranks can now use the internet. People in and around the Gugulethu and Khayelitsha taxi ranks will be able to access the internet via the Free Internet Zones, making it easier for them to get information about issues such as education and employment.

3 Aug 2015 08:47

Security should be an ecosystem
Security should be an ecosystem

Until all stakeholders, service providers, developers, consumers and everyone else in the value chain start collaborating, sharing information and having open discussions about the threat landscape, the security war will never be won.

3 Aug 2015 08:37

An Agile approach in the banking sector: key to bridging the gap with millennials
An Agile approach in the banking sector: key to bridging the gap with millennials

Adopting an agile approach to software development can greatly assist banks to transition to new products and services in a digital era, enabling them to remain competitive and relevant in an increasingly challenging landscape. The emerging generation collectively referred to as 'the millennials' is growing up and entering the consumer landscape. Banks are contending with new millennial needs and requirements whilst concurrently having to keep abreast of various digital players that are starting to offer services to their markets.

By Shailendra Singh 3 Aug 2015 08:16

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, an open source e-commerce solution for online stores. Let's start with a quick familiarisation with both as this will help us to understand the need for this integration.

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, a leading provider of open source solutions, recently visited South Africa to host the Red Hat Forum in Johannesburg. Attendees learned how to take full advantage of open source technology solutions.

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

What to consider for a hosted business continuity solution
What to consider for a hosted business continuity solution

The increasing adoption of cloud computing is revolutionising how IT is used and procured as well as how organisation ensure business continuity. However, according to Sasha Malic, head of availability and hosting services at ContinuitySA, the two should not be confused.

31 Jul 2015 09:56