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The benefits of migrating your business operations to the cloud
The benefits of migrating your business operations to the cloud

From providing scalability on demand to empowering the mobility of the workforce, cloud computing offers a host of benefits to both organisations and users. The business case for adopting cloud computing is becoming clear for large organisations, but the path to adoption for SMBs is less clear.

By Francois Smith 30 Sep 2014 13:19

Big data drives SA's CIOs to SDN
Big data drives SA's CIOs to SDN

In a fast-changing environment with new applications daily and a surge of data to manage, CIOs are looking to software defined networking to give them a competitive advantage, says Networks Unlimited.

By Gordon Fairlie 30 Sep 2014 09:57

Ekurhuleni asks residents to use 'other means' to view statements
Ekurhuleni asks residents to use 'other means' to view statements

Ekurhuleni council has asked its residents who are not receiving their printed municipal accounts because of the Post Office strike to use of other options to view their monthly statement.

30 Sep 2014 09:37

Jessie Rudd
Hyper connectivity

Reality is - the world we live in gets smaller every day. We no longer 'go online' or 'connect to'. We just are online and already connected. At work, home, school, bathroom, kitchen, and office- the potential to reach us, and reach out to us, already exists. There is no longer 'a good time to call or connect'. All the time is a good time. Our reliance on this already-connected world, in my opinion, is a scary reality.

By Jessie Rudd 29 Sep 2014 13:42

Disciplinary cases to be centralised on database
Disciplinary cases to be centralised on database

Government has established a central database of disciplinary cases in the public service in order to speed up the resolution of cases.

29 Sep 2014 08:44

IT in Africa's construction industry
IT in Africa's construction industry

An integral component of today's construction industry is Information Technology (IT). Utilising the data it generates, IT contributes significantly to meeting industry needs and adapts to and supports construction trends. It is in fact one of the core utilities or services that support an infrastructure.

26 Sep 2014 15:13

Why the cloud makes so much sense in Africa
Why the cloud makes so much sense in Africa

With flexibility, rapid deployment and low cost, cloud computing continues to take the world by storm. These are also all very good reasons why cloud computing is ideal for those companies which are expanding into Africa (and, of course, for domestic African businesses).

By Oliver Potgieter 26 Sep 2014 14:31

Jayson O’Reilly
Protecting the mobile workforce

Not too long ago, many organisations were dismissing the bring your own device (BYOD) phenomenon as being of no consequence. However, nowadays they realise that BYOD can have serious implications for the business, and are putting policies in place and implementing technologies to manage it.

By Jayson O'Reilly 26 Sep 2014 09:27

Samsung hands over solar-powered internet school
Samsung hands over solar-powered internet school

Samsung Electronics Africa, in collaboration with Habitat for Humanity and the Gauteng Department of Education, has handed over a solar-powered internet school (SPIS) to the Refalletse Primary School in Orange Farm near Johannesburg.

26 Sep 2014 08:46

Enhancing digital content security in the age of information overload
Enhancing digital content security in the age of information overload

There is a regular parade of stories in the media about companies accidentally losing data, either as a printout or in digital form.

By Mark Hiller 25 Sep 2014 13:56

BA adds new features to app
BA adds new features to app

British Airways is keeping customers 'appy', with new features introduced to its iPhone app.

25 Sep 2014 11:55

Big data, mobility and cloud will have the greatest impact on market dynamics
Big data, mobility and cloud will have the greatest impact on market dynamics

Although big data is a rapidly growing buzzword in the African ICT market, the technology's actual application is not properly understood.

25 Sep 2014 11:18

What to keep in mind when designing websites for start-ups
What to keep in mind when designing websites for start-ups

So, this is it! You've spent a lot of time, money, and energy on getting your start-up company up and running. Doesn't make any difference if you're offering a dog walking service, or manufacturing components for a nuclear generator. This is yours and you want to show it to the world in its best possible light! And how do you do that? By making sure your website is designed to turn browsers into buyers.

25 Sep 2014 10:48