Business must do more to limit data exposure in the cloud

Organisations should pay closer attention to security concerns associated with storing data in the cloud as configuration errors together with cloud threats pose a significant and ever-increasing risk to enterprise data. This is the word from Nompumelelo Mdima, McAfee...

What to expect from data and analytics in 2019

Augmented analytics, continuous intelligence and explainable artificial intelligence (AI) are among the top trends in data and analytics technology that have significant disruptive potential over the next three to five years, according to Gartner. Rita Sallam,...

AI misconceptions debunked

IT and business leaders are often confused about what artificial intelligence (AI) can do for their organisations and are challenged by several AI misconceptions. Gartner says IT and business leaders developing AI projects must separate reality from myths to devise...

Calling all resellers: cast your vote now

It’s that time of the year when the Channelwise Awards recognise and salute the cream of our industry. The annual awards are based on the valued and trusted opinion of South Africa’s reseller community. “Please take the time to do the survey and vote to ensure that...

The way forward for B-BBEE

Until black people have enough faith in their fellows to employ them as service providers, black economic transformation (BEE) will not become entrenched. This is the word from BEE Advisory Council member Dr Thami Mazwai, speaking at Friday’s Broad-Based Black...

BidX1 launches online property auctions in SA

A 94-foot industrial chimney in Dublin, which generates income by accommodating mobile phone masts, is one of the most unusual properties auctioned during the past year by BidX1, the UK-based digital auction house which has now launched in South Africa. Founder and...