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Fighting digital colonialism, Q&A with Elizabeth Gould
Fighting digital colonialism, Q&A with Elizabeth Gould

The V&A Waterfront recently launched Workshop17, a multi-use innovation hub in support of start-ups, companies and initiatives working towards a better future for South Africa and Africa. One of Workshop17's key residents is codeX, an organisation focused on growing the next generation of African coders.

By Cari Van Wyk 1 Sep 2015 13:24

MiteNot might just help save the bees
MiteNot might just help save the bees

Eltopia, Gemalto and the University of Minnesota created the 'MiteNot' project to find out if M2M technology could help tackle the decline in honey bee populations.

By Mark Warren 1 Sep 2015 12:32



Ideco joins the Fujitsu World Tour - human-centric innovation in action - Ideco
Ideco joins the Fujitsu World Tour - human-centric innovation in action

Ideco Biometric Security Solutions will be presenting "Biometrics: Creating certainty through identity' at the Fujitsu World Tour, one of the largest world-wide ICT roadshows. More than 10,000 ICT experts from across the globe will be attending the different events.

Issued by Ideco 1 Sep 2015 12:04

Minimising risk in the data centre
Minimising risk in the data centre

Data centres are strategic business assets facilitating the services and performance that companies are able to provide for their customers. The criticality of data centres is rising which is leading to industry-wide discussions regarding what 'mission critical' means and how data centre owners can minimise the risk of downtime in their facilities.

1 Sep 2015 08:14

Does your backup solution meet your needs?
Does your backup solution meet your needs?

Organisations are currently faced with the task of dealing with an ongoing data explosion. As the need for increased data capacity continues to grow, more and more enterprises are migrating portions of their storage, as well as workloads, into cloud-based data centres. In addition, virtualisation is a growing trend, pushing further services, applications and therefore data into the cloud.

By Fred Mitchell 31 Aug 2015 12:30

Five things about CMS websites you only learn the hard way
Five things about CMS websites you only learn the hard way

Content managed system or CMS websites like Wordpress and Joomla have become very popular over the last few years. This makes perfect sense - not only do CMS websites take the hassle out of needing to reinvent the wheel every time you develop, but their DIY nature means that they're accessible to cash-strapped entrepreneurs who still need to do marketing themselves.

By Chemory Gunko 31 Aug 2015 12:17

Consumer behavior still posing a threat to security
Consumer behavior still posing a threat to security

According to two new industry surveys commissioned by Fortinet and Networks Unlimited, the majority of consumers across the US (71 percent) are more nervous about their personal information being stolen through a data breach than they were a year ago. Additionally it reported that only 28 percent of IT security professionals are confident hat they have done enough to prevent a security incident.

31 Aug 2015 09:46

Getting back to basiscs: developing a mature security model
Getting back to basiscs: developing a mature security model

Cyber attacks are growing exponentially in both frequency and sophistication. Businesses of every size are battling to stay ahead of these threats, therefore, being confident that the security measures and solutions you have in place are effective is crucial for enterprises today.

31 Aug 2015 08:22

New CEM Automotive solution available
New CEM Automotive solution available

Launched in Germany in March 2015, T-Systems has announced that the new Customer Experience Management Automotive (CEM Automotive) solution is now available. The cloud-based solution, delivered jointly by Deutsche Telekom and Salesforce.com, is a digital and mobile platform that connects all relevant stakeholders within the automotive industry, from manufacturers to vendors, dealers and ultimately the customer.

28 Aug 2015 15:07

Ask the right questions when making the move from copper wire
Ask the right questions when making the move from copper wire

South Africa boasts some pretty impressive metrics when it comes to the adoption of cutting-edge ICT (Information, Communications and Telecoms) technology. From being a late starter with television in 1976, and then only having a paltry four million landlines by the transition to democracy, the country now surprises the world by occupying the number six position globally when it comes to use of the mobile web.

By Peter M'Crystal 28 Aug 2015 14:50

GIL 2015: Africa the new investment frontier for Japan
GIL 2015: Africa the new investment frontier for Japan

Frost & Sullivan's senior partner, Dorman Followwill, highlighted in his opening presentation at the Growth Innovation Leadership (GIL) 2015 Africa congress that took place in Cape Town, Africa is the continent of the greatest opportunity today with convergence across industries resulting in the rapid emergence of new business models as well as substantial investment opportunities for the African continent.

28 Aug 2015 09:35

Rolling into the future with Ninebot One
Rolling into the future with Ninebot One

Imperial Green Mobility has glided into the next generation with the introduction of Ninebot ONE, a curiously cool walking and running 'robot' that's as intelligent savvy as it is fashionably futuristic. The exclusive Ninebot ONE is set to take South Africa by storm and revolutionise the way today's youth sees personal transport.

28 Aug 2015 09:19

Advanced video surveillance a significant advantage
Advanced video surveillance a significant advantage

Perimeter security is the first line of defence against external physical threats and a fundamental component of security systems. Graphic Image Technologies's (GIT) advanced video surveillance systems provides an advantage by incorporating thermal cameras with built-in analytics, cloud-ready infrastructure, open systems for streamlined third-party integration, 4K visuals, IP security and advanced command and control.

28 Aug 2015 08:55