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Data centre modernisation is key to innovation for the modern enterprise
Data centre modernisation is key to innovation for the modern enterpriseArticle

Companies are increasingly considering data centre modernisation as a means to implement digital transformation...

Amith Thota 22 Apr 2021

Nairobi ranked top city in Africa for innovation - Knight Frank report
Nairobi ranked top city in Africa for innovation - Knight Frank reportArticle

The recently released Knight Frank Africa Horizons Report 2021/22, ranked Nairobi as the top city in Africa for innovation, followed by Cape Town in second...

21 Apr 2021

Tech trends that cannot be ignored in 2021 and beyond
Tech trends that cannot be ignored in 2021 and beyondArticle

The Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated reduced physical human interaction with more people engaging online now than ever before...

Emanuel Osanga 16 Apr 2021

Absa collabs with AWS to train staff in cloud computing skills
Absa collabs with AWS to train staff in cloud computing skillsArticle

Absa has launched a cloud incubator initiative in collaboration with Amazon Web Services to enhance its cloud computing skills across its operations in Africa...

8 Apr 2021

Polihali Western Access Roads project in Lesotho
Innovative thinking needed to kickstart infrastructure developmentArticle

President Cyril Ramaphosa stated that the R100bn Infrastructure Fund, aimed at revitalising South Africa's battered economy, will blend resources from the fiscus with financing from the private sector and development institutions...

31 Mar 2021

AI and edge computing is a match made in IT heaven
AI and edge computing is a match made in IT heavenArticle

As both technologies continue to mature, they are increasingly being included together in an IT leader's decision-making. The two technologies go hand in hand...

Ronald Ravel 24 Mar 2021

You've lost your cloud data, so what's your backup plan?
You've lost your cloud data, so what's your backup plan?Article

UpBeet Digital proudly represents Cactus's KeepIt, which stores multiple copies of the data in their cloud data centres using military-grade security features...

Issued by UpBeet Digital 18 Mar 2021

Legal tech CEO shares 10 leadership tips for women
Legal tech CEO shares 10 leadership tips for womenArticle

During the first Women in Tech (WIT) Conversations event, LexisNexis CEO Videsha Proothveerajh shared insights under the theme, Love Lessons in Leadership...

Issued by LexisNexis 2 Mar 2021

Broadband's exponential leap and IoT's revised roadmap in 2021
Broadband's exponential leap and IoT's revised roadmap in 2021Article

While 2020 didn't quite bring the IoT revolution expected, there is no denying Covid-19 dramatically accelerated its adoption in several industries...

Gil Rosen 26 Feb 2021

Undeterred by Covid-19, private capital continues to invest in commercial real estate
Undeterred by Covid-19, private capital continues to invest in commercial real estateArticle

According to Knight Frank's 2021 edition of The Wealth Report, private capital has been undeterred by the Covid-19 pandemic...

24 Feb 2021

South Africa: Our heads are finally in the cloud
South Africa: Our heads are finally in the cloudArticle

Most strategic discussions in boardrooms around the world will include cloud-based offerings because the services offered have become fundamental...

Trent Odgers 17 Feb 2021

Women in Tech virtual forum to launch
Women in Tech virtual forum to launchArticle

The Women in Tech virtual sessions are a collaboration between LexisNexis South Africa and Dell Technologies...

Issued by LexisNexis 15 Feb 2021

Lesser known property sub-sectors offer hope for battle-scarred investors
Lesser known property sub-sectors offer hope for battle-scarred investorsArticle

Despite the patchy property performance last year, there are still pockets of excellence for the smart investor...

Gary Palmer 8 Feb 2021

What businesses should know about backups in the cloud
What businesses should know about backups in the cloudArticle

Around the world, Covid-19 has driven a massive acceleration in cloud adoption as moving to the cloud became an essential strategy to ensuring business survival by enabling businesses to operate remotely...

Issued by UpBeet Digital 4 Feb 2021

Impact of Covid-19 on the real estate sector
Impact of Covid-19 on the real estate sectorArticle

The challenge for investors today is identifying those real estate sectors that are thriving in the current market environment and those...

Sherry Rexroad 29 Jan 2021

#BizTrends2021: 5 tech trends heading our way in the new year
#BizTrends2021: 5 tech trends heading our way in the new yearArticle

What a difference a year makes. Twelve months ago, most technology forecasts centred around the 4th Industrial Revolution and the need for businesses to use the newest technologies to stay competitive. This is still true a year later, but Covid-19 has changed the direction of travel...

Esti Kilian 5 Jan 2021

Amazon announces 26 new utility-scale wind, solar energy projects
Amazon announces 26 new utility-scale wind, solar energy projectsArticle

The 26 new wind and solar projects are located in Australia, France, Germany, Italy, South Africa, Sweden, the UK, and the US...

11 Dec 2020

5 things SA businesses need to consider before migrating to the cloud
5 things SA businesses need to consider before migrating to the cloudArticle

South African customers say that Covid-19 has elevated their expectation of businesses' digital capabilities. In other words, businesses need to be digital, and to be digital they need cloud, but embracing cloud computing and making the most of it are two different things...

Matt Surkont 26 Nov 2020

Why cloud computing needs a new operational mindset
Why cloud computing needs a new operational mindsetArticle

Many of Africa's largest businesses are shifting to a fully cloud-based or hybrid cloud IT environment. Yet ironically, many businesses that have migrated some or all of their IT functions to the cloud are failing to capitalise on the very elements that prompted the move...

James Hickman 20 Nov 2020

Top things to look out for at 2020 Africa Tech Festival
Top things to look out for at 2020 Africa Tech FestivalArticle

The virtual Africa Tech Festival is upon us with the AfricaCom Awards kickstarting the 2020 edition of AfricaCom...

10 Nov 2020

2020 AfricaCom Awards shortlist revealed
2020 AfricaCom Awards shortlist revealedArticle

This year's awards highlight and pay homage to those that are building a better and more inclusive digital world despite the challenges that have beset the planet throughout 2020...

2 Nov 2020

Flexibility central in shifting commercial property market
Flexibility central in shifting commercial property marketArticle

Covid-19 and its unprecedented impact on businesses in South Africa has had a significant knock-on effect on the commercial property market...

16 Oct 2020

Charting a course beyond the pandemic for the East African property industry
Charting a course beyond the pandemic for the East African property industryArticle

East Africa has long been a challenging region for property developers to operate in, and not as buoyant as other markets...

Matthew Renshaw 6 Oct 2020

What does a cloud-connected Africa look like?
What does a cloud-connected Africa look like?Article

With a region as large and as vast as Africa, it is difficult to imagine a fully connected continent where every individual across all demographics, and every business across all sectors can harness the power of cloud computing...

14 Sep 2020

Can Huawei survive the US sanctions?
Can Huawei survive the US sanctions?Article

"A deadly blow to the Chinese tech champion" is how CNN described the sanctions announced on August 17 by the US Commerce Department...

Jean-Paul Michel Larçon 3 Sep 2020

5 reasons why leading payments solution provider, Thumbzup, chooses Azure
5 reasons why leading payments solution provider, Thumbzup, chooses AzureArticle

Microsoft ISV partner, Thumbzup, unpacks the benefits of Azure when building and deploying software solutions...

Issued by First Distribution 2 Sep 2020

Advancing women is a task for all
Advancing women is a task for allArticle

The battle for gender equality, diversity and inclusivity should not only be fought by women and those directly impacted, but are issues that society as a whole needs to work together to address...

Issued by LexisNexis 25 Aug 2020

The time is now to maximise the value of the cloud
The time is now to maximise the value of the cloudArticle

Many enterprise efforts to adopt and scale to cloud have stalled. Some organisations got stuck in an experimental mindset without a sense of where their cloud journey was headed...

Sekete Maphopha 13 Aug 2020

Understanding the value proposition of data protection in the cloud
Understanding the value proposition of data protection in the cloudArticle

With the rapid migration to cloud technologies, security of data and applications is often the primary concern of IT teams...

Jared Naude 27 Jul 2020

Marubini Raphulu, CEO, Hulisani
Wind and hydrogen have the power to drive exports marketArticle

South Africa can lay the foundations for a new power export market by coupling its renewable energy economic stimulus to non-electricity prospects..

1 Jul 2020

Is it time to reboot your cloud strategy?
Is it time to reboot your cloud strategy?Article

With proven business benefits for adopting cloud computing, the prediction that 90% of businesses will use multiple cloud services and platforms by 2020...

Pradeep Roy 25 May 2020

3 energy trends for data centres
3 energy trends for data centresArticle

In 2017, a group of researchers estimated global data centres could use 25% of the world's electricity by 2025. This is more electricity than any country in the world...

22 May 2020

'State of the African Data Centres' report released
'State of the African Data Centres' report releasedArticle

With the world on lockdown, the importance of digitisation to the economic growth and prosperity of nations and regions is becoming increasingly clear, also on the African continent.

18 May 2020

Is DNA the next generation of data backup?
Is DNA the next generation of data backup?Article

As more of our work and personal lives have become digital, we've seen a staggering growth in the amount of data we're generating, storing and accessing...

Michael Cade 11 May 2020

How code is improving food security
How code is improving food securityArticle

The evolution of civilisation runs hand-in-glove with the earliest forays by our ancestors into agriculture. Simultaneously, the unfolding of early forms of agriculture brought primitive technology into people's lives...

7 May 2020

Developing data centres for Africa
Developing data centres for AfricaArticle

The global digital evolution has just been put into overdrive by Covid-19 as locked-down nations are forced to accelerate the shift online, driving a massive spike in data needs...

6 May 2020

Dark Data wastes up to 5.8m tonnes of carbon dioxide
Dark Data wastes up to 5.8m tonnes of carbon dioxideArticle

Massive sprawls of dark data pollute data centres worldwide; deleting data waste could help to reduce the carbon footprint of digitalisation...

6 May 2020

Film and television production houses to resume operations
Film and television production houses to resume operationsArticle

Acting Communications and Digital Technologies Minister, Jackson Mthembu, has signed and gazetted directions on the Risk-Adjusted Strategy for the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sector...

4 May 2020

Data backup isn't dead, it's never been more important
Data backup isn't dead, it's never been more importantArticle

What businesses want from the cloud is changing...

Jasmit Sagoo 29 Apr 2020

AWS Africa (Cape Town) Region launched
AWS Africa (Cape Town) Region launchedArticle

Amazon Web Services (AWS) launched the AWS Africa (Cape Town) Region...

24 Apr 2020

Saben receives R7.5m Teraco grant to bolster digital education
Saben receives R7.5m Teraco grant to bolster digital educationArticle

Teraco, an African vendor-neutral data centre provider, has announced it will provide a support grant valued at R7.5m to the South African Broadband Education Networks (Saben) via the Teraco Connect Foundation. Over the next five years, Teraco will partner with Saben to support the national drive to end bandwidth poverty among South Africa's schools and public TVET colleges...

15 Apr 2020

Sabre Awards Africa: 2020 winners announced
Sabre Awards Africa: 2020 winners announcedArticle

The winners of the 2020 Sabre Awards Africa have been announced...

7 Apr 2020

Hyperscalers to reinvent Africa's business environment
Hyperscalers to reinvent Africa's business environmentArticle

Global hyperscalers will start deploying data centres in not only the country, but Africa as well, to fundamentally change the cloud environment on the continent...

Basha Pillay 6 Apr 2020

Food processing is exempt from the Covid-19 lockdown
Essential services and businesses allowed to operate under lockdownArticle

In a bid to contain and slow down the spread of the coronavirus in the country, South Africa will go on a nationwide lockdown at the stroke of midnight on Thursday for 21 days, with the exception of essential services...

24 Mar 2020

The perils of not knowing your data
The perils of not knowing your dataArticle

The exponential growth of data is creating a data management headache for large organisations...

Johan Scheepers 16 Mar 2020

Towards an AI-led 2020
Towards an AI-led 2020Article

Even though the challenging economic environment is resulting in companies maintaining their focus on reducing costs, 2020 also brings with it many opportunities to grow the business...

Paul Morgan 12 Mar 2020

Tips for secure remote working during the coronavirus outbreak
Tips for secure remote working during the coronavirus outbreakArticle

There are several confirmed cases of the coronavirus in South Africa and it's been reported that a school has closed down, meaning that many parents will be required to work from home...

12 Mar 2020

HyperionDev students graduate
HyperionDev students graduateArticle

Tech education company HyperionDev was proud to host the first of four Cape graduation ceremonies for 2020...

9 Mar 2020

When AI meets workplace and the environment
When AI meets workplace and the environmentArticle

Currently, several developments are dramatically reshaping our everyday lives. In 2020, three themes will heavily influence our private and professional lives: employee experience, artificial intelligence (AI), and sustainability...

Brendan McAravey 21 Feb 2020

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