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Jayson O’Reilly
Next-generation firewalls demand built-in intelligence

Firewalls are the first line of any organisation's defences. They are the 'sentinels' of the network, standing guard and controlling traffic entering and leaving the network, blocking potentially dangerous or unknown traffic that may threaten the organisation.

By Jayson O'Reilly 27 Mar 2015 10:36

Martin Doyle
How a Chief Data Officer can make your data great

Fresh data is usually pristine. It's data in it's clearest, most accurate form - straight from the customer or client. If you've put measures in place to cut back on data input errors, such as form validation, you can be reasonably sure that the newest records in your CRM are the "latest and greatest".

By Martin Doyle 27 Mar 2015 10:18

SKA African partner countries meet in Pretoria
SKA African partner countries meet in Pretoria

Ministers from African member countries of the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) mega project met in Pretoria on Wednesday to discuss future cooperation in radio astronomy...

26 Mar 2015 09:00

Social innovation in action: collaboration, shared value and a new business model
Social innovation in action: collaboration, shared value and a new business model

A recent report from Chatham House, the international affairs think tank, noted the vital importance of cities to the global economy, calling them motors for growth. The report stated that cities produce innovation, and will increasingly do so with interconnected technologies coming to the fore. However, they face enormous and increasingly common challenges: gridlock; insufficient housing; poor waste management; lack of clean water and safety.

By Klaus Dieter Rennert 26 Mar 2015 08:29

The dawn of medical cities
The dawn of medical cities

Within our lifetime, the global population is set to grow and change demographics at a rate unseen by previous generations. This puts enormous pressures on all industries, but specifically health care. Hospitals are already at capacity with a huge strain on resources and expertise, but there is an opportunity to adapt in order to deal with this change in a sustainable and affordable way.

By John Raspin 26 Mar 2015 08:23

Users don't understand the risks of mobile cyber threats
Users don't understand the risks of mobile cyber threats

Mobile devices are more popular than ever but their owners still underestimate the danger they might encounter. According to a survey conducted by Kaspersky Lab and B2B International, 28% of users globally know nothing or very little about mobile malware. This ignorance plays into the hands of cybercriminals.

26 Mar 2015 07:16

Ramaphosa to meet stakeholders over Eskom crisis
Ramaphosa to meet stakeholders over Eskom crisis

The Presidency says Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa will continue engaging key stakeholders like Business Leadership South Africa( Busa) in order to address and find solutions to the challenges faced by the state power utility Eskom.

25 Mar 2015 13:55

DoC explains set box project process
DoC explains set box project process

The Department of Communications (DoC) says certain aspects of the Broadcasting Digital Migration process require detailed review...

25 Mar 2015 12:30

Shifting perceptions: Why mobility no longer scares us
Shifting perceptions: Why mobility no longer scares us

Enterprise mobility strategies have dramatically changed during the last few years and, as a result, the IT industry's perception of mobility is significantly more positive.

By Chris Buchanan 25 Mar 2015 12:17

Your on-site PBX can kill your small business
Your on-site PBX can kill your small business

As a small business owner be aware of the pros and cons of a site-based PBX versus a hosted PBX and how each solution addresses your requirements. Do you require flexibility to scale your business telecoms up and down, and can you afford to be locked into a long-term contract? Perhaps your business is ultra-mature and you're not considering offering your staff a hot-desking or telecommuting option.

By Sacha Matulovich 25 Mar 2015 11:33

On the cusp of an e-boom
On the cusp of an e-boom

If your business is newly located in the e-commerce space, this means you'll soon be capitalising on market growth ino SA of between 30 and 40% year on year. But don't omit to do your homework, as trust must be gathered slowly and concerns dealt with among a base of customers so green.

25 Mar 2015 10:18

SAP Africa releases next-generation enterprise software
SAP Africa releases next-generation enterprise software

SAP Africa recently unveiled its SAP Business Suite 4 SAP HANA (SAP S/4HANA), its next-generation business suite, which is a new product fully built on SAP's advanced in-memory platform, SAP HANA. It is designed to exploit the most modern computing principles with in-memory computing and the user-friendly SAP Fiori user experience (UX) for mobile devices.

24 Mar 2015 15:10

Anamika Budree
SMBs: Data without borders, back-up without worries

The world is becoming more and more digital. Even in smaller companies not directly operating in the technology industry, a great amount of data is created for every single process.

By Anamika Budree 22 Mar 2015 15:07