The Protection of Personal Information (POPI) Act was signed into law last year. It places strict onuses on businesses when it comes to handling personal information about their clients, staff and customers.
By Doros Hadjizenonos 11 Mar 2014 09:42
Senior IT executives in the financial services industry understand that cloud computing infrastructure can boost the value of their services and offerings by greatly reducing the problems of managing what has become commoditised infrastructure.
10 Mar 2014 11:56
Businesses today need to focus equally on physical, personnel and cyber security in order to mitigate risk in the face of growing criminal focus on enterprise data, said UK-based security expert Chris Phillips.
10 Mar 2014 11:29
Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe says progress has been made in the last nine months since the signing of the Youth Employment Accord.
6 Mar 2014 06:14
Zappar is an app that brings brands to life by using augmented reality to turn one-dimensional communications into vibrant, animated, three-dimensional brand experiences via mobile or tablet.
6 Mar 2014 11:16
MTN Group has reported a 27.5% rise in headline earnings per share (HEPS) to R13.86 for the year to December.
By Thabiso Mochiko 6 Mar 2014 09:20
An outside-in approach to IT infrastructure is emerging. Driven by megatrends, such as the emergence of the cloud, the ubiquity of mobile devices and the growth of BYOD in the workplace, CIOs are moving away from owning infrastructure and IT solutions to making use of technology infrastructure and solutions on a pay-per-use basis.
By Paul Hick 5 Mar 2014 12:17
As mobility, big data and mobile broadband continue to grow in significance, they are changing the personal and enterprise computing landscape. At the same time, data monetisation is emerging as a major topic of discussion, because each of these trends has the potential to provide extraordinary value for businesses.
By Ayanda Dlamini 5 Mar 2014 11:22
Telkom's chief executive Sipho Maseko accused MTN SA and Vodacom of acting against the best interests of the country by standing in the way of lower mobile termination rates while earning huge profits.
By Carol Paton 4 Mar 2014 06:29
Government needs to review its policies and legislation on Information Communications Technology (ICT) to ensure that all South Africans have universal affordability and access to communications services.
4 Mar 2014 06:15
Following months of talks between the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) and the telecoms industry, the regulator announced that mobile termination rates in South Africa would drop significantly.
By Mitchell Barker 4 Mar 2014 09:26
Food companies may not like the news, but a new survey by youth marketing research company Student Village has found that students view their smartphones as more important than laptops, TV or food.
By Evan Pickworth 3 Mar 2014 06:58
The Foschini Group Infotec will be at the Homecoming Revolution London Expo on 15-16 March 2014 to meet South Africans who want to come home! (Olympia Conference Centre, Kensington, Stand 17)
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Following months of talks between the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (ICASA) and the telecoms industry, the regulator announced that mobile termination rates in South Africa would drop significantly.
3 Mar 2014 11:39
Connection Telecom plans to take on rampant business demand for Voice over IP by focusing equally on channel partnerships and growing its private and public hosted client base. The company spoke about its strategies before the year in which research firm BMI-T predicts that the market will grow from R84 million to R128 million (year-on-year growth of 53%).
28 Feb 2014 07:30
There's one slot at Design Indaba I implore you never to miss, and that's the Pecha Kucha presentations. Seven top graduates from around the world presented their projects at this year's event, but three stood out - particularly in the simulcast auditorium where they all received a rousing applause.
By Sindy Peters 27 Feb 2014 11:30
Vodacom is taking industry regulator the Independent Communications Authority of South Africa (Icasa) to court in a bid to stop it from implementing new mobile termination rates.
By Thabiso Mochiko 27 Feb 2014 10:53
Ericsson has announced an agreement with MTN to trial the new Ericsson Radio Dot System in public venues and enterprise buildings across South Africa, and later across MTN operations.
27 Feb 2014 12:35
On average, around 80% of the data within a business is considered to be unstructured - according to analyst firm Gartner. But what does this mean and what data is it that they are struggling to classify?
By Mark Hiller 27 Feb 2014 11:14
Reuters has reported that household debt grew at its fastest pace since early 2008 in the fourth quarter of 2012, a possible sign that the painful process of paring back borrowing in the aftermath of the financial crisis may have run its course.
27 Feb 2014 12:07
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