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Four VoIP benefits you may not know about

The ability to make and receive telephone calls using an internet connection, Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP), is known for being a cost saver. We hear so much about VoIP's cost savings, we forget that the ability to save rands and cents is but one of this growing technology's many pluses.

30 Nov 2015 17:32

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Five things Cloud customers will want to know

Although the cloud is continuously growing as a market, many companies still struggle with the concept or the reasons why it can benefit their business. This present a great opportunity for resellers, not only to increase revenue but also to be seen as a trusted partner that can help your customer's business grow.

By Gary de Menezes 30 Nov 2015 13:18

Endpoint security need to be agile and flexible
Endpoint security need to be agile and flexible

Traditional security measures to prevent cyber attacks are falling short, and businesses need a new approach to endpoint security to secure against these ever-present dangers.

30 Nov 2015 12:58

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ICT can take farming into the future

Ahmed Ibrahim Wakea Allah is a farmer in Sudan. By taking part in an e-agriculture project, he quadrupled his wheat yield in just one year and went from making a loss of 8,000 Sudanese pounds in the 2013/14 season to a profit of 80,000 Sudanese pounds in 2014/15.

By Ian Theunissen 30 Nov 2015 11:23

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Tellumat merges ICT division, forms new business unit

Tellumat has merged its ICT infrastructure assets in a new business unit, Tellumat Integrated Solutions (TIS). The amalgamation of Tellumat Professional Services (TPS), the group's infrastructure consulting and services arm, with two newly acquired companies, CK Solutions (CK) and Structured Connectivity Solutions (SCS), has been a real boon for the group, says Ettiene Visser, MD of the new TIS unit.

30 Nov 2015 10:19

Start 2016 with a clean IT slate
Start 2016 with a clean IT slate

For most businesses, maximising recovery and integrating disposition data with asset management systems can be challenging. Companies are urged to schedule their year-end data destruction and asset disposal before the holidays.

27 Nov 2015 15:24

Cybercrime - protect yourself - Mortimer Harvey
Cybercrime - protect yourself

Security software, processes and systems are not enough to beat cybercriminals. They're clever, they're focused and they have time. South Africa is one of only 28 countries to have a cyber-security policy in place, but it is widely criticised. We have been victim to the most cyber-attacks on the continent this year, and we lose in excess of R2.2bn to internet fraud and phishing attacks annually, according to the South African Banking Risk Information Centre. Cybercrime, overall, costs the country around R5.8bn annually. Just recently we've seen hackers getting into the accounts of UK mobile users' accounts to access their bank sort codes and details.

Issued by Mortimer Harvey 27 Nov 2015 13:54

Always On during Black Friday
Always On during Black Friday

South Africans are excepted to visit retail stores and online shopping sites this weekend to grab the best shopping deals on Black Friday.

27 Nov 2015 13:44

NGOs can benefit from advanced electronic signatures
NGOs can benefit from advanced electronic signatures

Non-governmental organisations (NGOs) are becoming increasingly common across the globe, often growing into large-scale operations with hundreds, if not thousands, of employees. While the daily business processes of an NGO may resemble those of profit-driven corporate enterprises, these organisations face a number of unique challenges.

By Avi Rose 27 Nov 2015 11:49

Threat Map shows African nations under cyber attack
Threat Map shows African nations under cyber attack

Check Point Software Technologies Ltd released the October 2015 statistics for its ThreatCloud World Cyber Threat Map. Statistics found that for the month of October, Tanzania was the most attacked country in the world when it comes to cybercrime.

27 Nov 2015 10:55

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New business website shares local bests

Launched in November 2015, OfLocal is a consumer-generated information website that provides users with useful insight on venue and location-specific information while also offering all local business location-based listings.

27 Nov 2015 09:15

Datatex announces the release of its iReCall mobile cloud call recording capability - Datatex Dynamics
Datatex announces the release of its iReCall mobile cloud call recording capability

Datatex Dynamics, a telecommunications software company specialising in call recorder solutions and telephone management systems has announced iReCall Mobile Recording that is part of iReCall, their call recording and telephone management system, which in turn is powered by Amethyst*, their industrial strength call recorder.

Issued by Datatex Dynamics 26 Nov 2015 11:44

Life on cloud 9 - how did SMEs cope before everything-as-a-service? - Connection Telecom
Life on cloud 9 - how did SMEs cope before everything-as-a-service?

At the end of 2013, Cate, the owner of a successful regional marcoms agency, opened a Johannesburg office to grow her client base and establish a beachhead for client support into Africa. Without the benefit of cloud-based infrastructure and applications, it might have taken her another five years to plan the move.

Issued by Connection Telecom 26 Nov 2015 11:16