JRA to widen Jan Smuts Ave

Jan Smuts Avenue in Johannesburg will be widened in a project that is estimated to cost R87-million and take two years to complete. The Johannesburg Road Agency has developed a draft design for the future upgrading of Jan Smuts Avenue to a dual carriageway from...

Why do brains seize?

Over the past five years, a University of Cape Town (UCT) scientist has been able to establish the necessary local technology to study the function of individual brain cells which aims to uncover why brains seize — resulting in the development of epileptic...

Intel debuts 3D NAND SSDs

Intel has launched its new NAND storage offering, the Intel SSD DC P4510 Series for data centre applications. The P4510 Series uses 64-layer TLC Intel 3D NAND to enable end users to do more per server, support broader workloads and deliver space-efficient capacity....

The new ISO 31000 keeps risk management simple

Damage to reputation or brand, cyber crime, political risk and terrorism are some of the risks that private and public organisations of all types and sizes around the world must face with increasing frequency. The latest version of ISO 31000 has just been unveiled to...

Data centre management in a time of drought

Data centres are utility-hungry installations that require always-on supplies of power and cooling. This means electricity — possibly as much as 2% of the world’s energy – and often, it means water. As our demand for data, and the infrastructure in...