Flexibility key for multi-cloud approach

Flexibility key for multi-cloud approach

Driven by the need for faster digital transformation, hybrid IT estates have become the norm, with the most successful customers opting for a “right workload for the right cloud platform” approach. But this is also creating new types of complexity, with...
Digitalisation exposes business to new and unexpected risks

Digitalisation exposes business to new and unexpected risks

As organisations transition to a digital-first approach across all transactions, the attack surface of global business expands rapidly – and sometimes in unexpected ways. In other words, thanks to the rapid enhancements and constant changes in technology, the...
White dwarf mystery uncovered by citizen scientist

White dwarf mystery uncovered by citizen scientist

A volunteer working with the NASA-led Backyard Worlds: Planet 9 project has found the oldest and coldest known white dwarf — an Earth-sized remnant of a Sun-like star that has died — ringed by dust and debris. Astronomers suspect this could be the first...
Closing in on the universe’s missing matter

Closing in on the universe’s missing matter

Astronomers have spent decades looking for something that sounds like it would be hard to miss: about a third of the “normal” matter in the universe. New results from NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory may have helped them locate this elusive expanse...
The risks facing SA in 2019

The risks facing SA in 2019

South Africa faces a range of risks, from unemployment to governance failures and cyber-attacks that threaten the country’s ability to grow and thrive. This is according to the fifth edition of its Risk Report: South Africa Risks 2019 by the Institute of Risk...
Final farewell to Opportunity Rover

Final farewell to Opportunity Rover

One of the most successful and enduring feats of interplanetary exploration, NASA’s Opportunity rover mission is at an end after almost 15 years exploring the surface of Mars and helping lay the groundwork for NASA’s return to the Red Planet.  The Opportunity...