"There's a new kid on the accommodation block and hoteliers and hospitality industry suppliers should start taking notice," said Ian Lumsden, GM of Ankerdata's hotel division and the South African agent of property management system, protel. Thanks to their client never@home, protel have pooled their development resources into customising a property management system to suit the backpacker accommodation supplier, a market that is poised for exponential growth, said Lumsden.
30 Mar 2015 13:55
Cybercrime is generally defined as any form of criminal activity involving the use of computers and the internet. According to the McAfee Report entitled Net Losses: Estimating the Global Cost of Cybercrime (June 2014), cyber-crime equates to 0.14% of our GDP - that's' a staggering R5.8 billion.
By Harsha Gordhan 30 Mar 2015 11:11
Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University (NMMU) will conduct pioneering research around optical fibre data transport for the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) radio telescope...
30 Mar 2015 10:30
Water utilities across the world more than often tackle a similar set of challenges relating to service resilience, customer service, regulation, compliance and operational excellence.
By George Hunt and Shailendra Singh 30 Mar 2015 10:06
If you choose a credible cloud software provider, it will host your accounting or payroll applications and data in a secure data centre underpinned by world-class technology. This will free you from doing backups, buying and installing new versions of the software, and fencing your data behind high security software.
By Steven Cohen 30 Mar 2015 09:15
George Burgess, titled one of Britain's six most exciting young entrepreneurs by Forbes and called "one to watch on London's tech startup scene" by the London Evening Standard, is launching a revolutionary education app in South Africa on 2 April...
30 Mar 2015 07:00
Alepo, a provider of network and IT software solutions for global communications service providers, recently announced a new partnership with Zipnet - an internet service provider in Ghana - to evolve ICT services across the country with advanced policy and charging control solutions for IP-based services and 4G mobile broadband.
29 Mar 2015 10:24
Companies predict that more than half of their applications and services will be deployed on the hybrid cloud within an average of three years, according to global survey results released by Avanade, a global business technology solutions, cloud and managed services provider.
28 Mar 2015 11:11
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
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
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
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
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