IT spending in South Africa set to grow in 2017
IT spending in South Africa set to grow in 2017

IT spending in South Africa is forecast to increase by 2.4% from 2016 to reach R266bn in 2017, a 2.4 per cent increase from 2016, according to Gartner. Software is predicted to be the best-performing segment, with a 13.2% increase year on year (see Table 1).

1 day ago

First supported Linux for SAP HANA on Google Cloud
First supported Linux for SAP HANA on Google Cloud

With the addition of Google Cloud Platform, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications is now available on three major public cloud providers, including Amazon Web Services and Microsoft Azure.

2 days ago

GirlCode founders from left: Jeanette Theu, Tinyiko Simbine and Zandile Keebine.
#GirlCodeHack secures corporate sponsors

GirlCode has announced the corporate sponsors for its #GirlCodeHack which is taking place from 5-6 August 2017, in celebration of Women's month. They are Standard Bank, Entelect Software, Recruit Digital, MTN, Microsoft, Boxfusion, Ericsson, and Domino's pizza.

2 days ago

Vote now for Women in ICT - Partnership for Change Awards
Vote now for Women in ICT - Partnership for Change Awards

The second edition of the Women in ICT - Partnership for Change Awards, hosted by MTN in partnership with Kagiso Media and ITWeb's Brainstorm, is open for nominations from and for eligible female professionals working in the information and communication technologies (ICT) sector.

3 days ago

Kabelo Makwane
Accenture simplifies cloud migration in sub-Saharan Africa

At the recent Amazon Web Services summit, I had the chance to chat to Kabelo Makwane, managing director for Cloud First business at Accenture in sub-Saharan Africa. We discussed all things cloud and how the Accenture Cloud Platform enables companies to combine more than one cloud infrastructure and benefit by pooling multiple cloud infrastructures from various cloud solution providers.

By Ilse van den Berg 17 Jul 2017

Iniel Dreyer
Backup, disaster recovery service an opportunity for resellers

Data management consulting company, Gabsten Technologies, has introduced a backup and disaster recovery managed service to resellers that service the SMME market.

17 Jul 2017