Tech takes centre stage at Olympic Games Tokyo

All eyes on on Japan as the Rugby World Cup kicks off today. But the island nation is already looking ahead to its next big sporting event - the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. Intel has announced that it is partnering with the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the...

Infrastructure moves to flexible on-premise consumption

There has been a growing demand for more flexible approaches for consuming on-premises IT, and infrastructure vendors ranging from HPE, Dell EMC and Lenovo, to IBM, Cisco and NetApp are all targeting what they see as growing enterprise demand for flexible on-premises...

Top technology trends for 2020

Kathy Gibson is at Gartner Symposium in Cape Town – Technology will impact the way we all do business, and there are some trends that organisations cannot afford to ignore. Brian Burke, research vice-president at Gartner, points out that the technologies that will...

It’s time for digital to show business the money

Kathy Gibson is at Gartner Symposium in Cape Town - It's time for digital to show value. CEOs want to see a return on investment (ROI) on the significant investments they have made in technology so far. Business leaders are under pressure from all sides and the...

SA follows global e-sports trends

Gaming and e-sports is one of the fastest growing sports globally and South Africa is no exception to the rule with South African e-sports stars earning a total of R3,78-million in 2018, up 6,8% year-on-year. While still not at the same level as some of the...

Rugby World Cup holds cyber security threats

The ninth Rugby World Cup kicks off today in Japan. This quadrennial showcase of the world's best teams competing for the sport's biggest prize has many South Africans eagerly anticipating a strong showing by the Springboks. But Trend Micro warns that despite the...

Confidence gap hampers fraud detection, resilience

There is a growing confidence gap between how well businesses across Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) believe their fraud prevention performance is optimised and the reality. This is according to new commissioned research by Forrester Consulting on behalf of...

Automated industrial bugs eliminated

Kaspersky ICS CERT researchers have discovered several vulnerabilities in a popular framework used for developing industrial devices such as programmable logic controllers (PLC) and human-machine interface (HMI). These devices are at the heart of almost any automated...

WannaCry still alive and well …

The WannaCry threat remains rampant, with millions of infection attempts stopped every month. And, while the original malware has not been updated, many thousands of short-lived variants are in the wild. These are among the findings in the WannaCry Aftershock report...

IBM expands quantum computer fleet

IBM has opened its IBM Quantum Computation Centre in New York State, expanding its fleet of quantum computing systems for commercial and research activity that exist beyond the confines of experimental lab environments. The IBM Quantum Computation Centre will support...

Telkom scoops fibre to the home award

Telkom has won first prize in the Fibre to the Home Providers category for consumers in the 2019 Sunday Times Top Brands awards. The category is one of the eight new consumer categories introduced and announced in August this year. "As Telkom, we are pleased to see...

Invitation to design commemorative R2 coin

Designers invited to The South African Mint, a wholly owned subsidiary of the South African Reserve Bank has announced a competition for the design of a new R2 circulation coin which will be issued in 2020. Following the success of the SA25 coin series commemorating...

Infrastructure moves to flexible on-premise consumption

There has been a growing demand for more flexible approaches for consuming on-premises IT, and infrastructure vendors ranging from HPE, Dell EMC and Lenovo, to IBM, Cisco and NetApp are all targeting what they see as growing enterprise demand for flexible on-premises...

SA’s financial assets decline

In 2018, financial assets in both industrial and emerging countries declined simultaneously for the first time - even at the height of the financial crisis in 2008 this was not the case. This is one of the findings from the tenth edition of the Allianz Global Wealth...

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Reflex Solutions launches SOC

Reflex Solutions has launched a security operations centre (SOC) with the aim of combatting the growing number of cybersecurity threats in South Africa. Pieter van Zyl, business unit manager of Reflex's SOC, says: "It seems that almost every day we see yet another...

Is your IoT edge infrastructure secure?

"Curiouser and curiouser," said Alice. Alice didn't know it, but she summed up nicely the IoT edge landscape. By Bevan Lock, data centre solutions expert at Lenovo Just as Alice was constantly reacting to the new and unexpected dangers of Wonderland, the IoT edge...

Transforming the global retail coffee experience

In its quest to revolutionise how the world accesses coffee, Costa Coffee, alongside Eseye, has announved a new partnership to enable Costa Express to deploy IoT-enabled vending machines around the world. Eseye's IoT technology will help the company to achieve its...

Tech helps curb epidemics in West Africa

The 15 member states of the West African Health Organisation (WAHO), Nigeria among them, are leveraging technology that will help them prevent cross-border outbreaks of epidemics including Ebola, cholera, yellow fever, Lassa fever, measles, onchocerciasis and...

SMEs need a different approach to cyber security

Even though the small to medium enterprise (SME) segment is the lifeblood of South Africa's economy, not enough is being done to educate business owners about the importance of cyber security. This is especially relevant when safeguarding the perimeter from...

Fujitsu, PeptiDream leverage quantum-inspired tech

Fujitsu and PeptiDream have agreed to initiate joint research and development in the area of peptide drug discovery, using Fujitsu's Digital Annealer, which employs next-generation computing architecture to quickly solve combinatorial optimisation problems. By...

Nigerian opportunities in the digital economy

Technology and thought leaders from top Nigerian companies gathered last week at the SAP Executive Roundtable to discuss opportunities for Nigeria to excel in the digital economy. The event featured a line-up of expert speakers from SAP, as well as a guest speaker...

V-Lock improves data centre cabinet access control

Unplanned data centre downtime can cost the business thousands of dollars per minute. While power outages and network failures range amongst the most common causes, industry reports show that data centre outages are often attributed to human error. In a colocation...

How data can help CMOs reach Google’s elusive ‘multi moment’

Speaking at the recent Leaderex CMO Summit, DQ&A Managing Consultant, Johan Walters, takes a look at how owning your own martech and using data can help marketing pros join the top two percent of European companies. Whether we know it or not, every day consumers...

Manage GRC needs now and into the future

Resilience, flexibility and adaptability are all buzz words bandied about when referring to how businesses can hope to survive, if not thrive, in the 4th Industrial Revolution (4IR) and beyond. But the average organisation will continue to face unprecedented...

IT Support Technician

Our client is looking for Junior Technical Resource's for TEMPORARY positions over the busy December period. The positions will be based in Newton Park in Port Elizabeth. The suitable candidate's will be assisitng the call centre division with any IT support. E.G:...

PLC Engineer – Data Specialist

A client of ours in the Manufacturing Industry is seeking a PLC Engineer - Data Specialist to be part of their East London team. Learn more/Apply for this position

Information Systems Specialist

Responsible for designing a solution infrastructure that meets technical requirements. REQUIREMENTS: - Experience using Solution Manager2, SAP EM, SAP OER and SAP PI - Experience with test automation tools (SAP CBTA, HP UFT, SAP eCATT, etc.) - Experience with OData,...

Systems Analyst

Systems Analyst with strong Solutions Manager and Test Automation experience required for a client of ours in East London. SAP Basis knowledge would be an advantage. This is within an Agile / DevOps environment, experience with these frameworks is required...

Systems Analyst

Systems Analyst with strong Solutions Manager and Test Automation experience required for a client of ours in East London. SAP Basis knowledge would be an advantage. This is within an Agile / DevOps environment, experience with these frameworks is required...

Field Technician

The South African Environmental Observation Network (SAEON) is a research platform funded by the Department of Science and Innovation (DSI) and managed by the National Research Foundation (NRF) since 2002. SAEON is mandated to observe and research ecosystems on land,...

Service Support Engineer

Our client an IT Services company which provides a full range of IT services is looking for a Service Support Engineer to join their team. Purpose of role:Provide support to all clients: ticket management and resolution; service maintenance tasks (i.e. backup...

Senior Software Developer

Our client in the Manufacturing industry is seeking a Senior Software Developer to join their East London team. Minimum Requirements:- *Minimum NQF7 - BSC / BCom / B-Tech in Information Technology , Information Systems Engineering OR Computer Science OR relevant...

Business Analyst (SAP)

Our client, a global manufacturer based in East London, is currently in the process of establishing a state-of-the-art IT hub / centre, at their East London manufacturing unit. As IT has become indispensable to industry at large; it is imperative that our client...

RA Systems Analyst (Information Systems)

Our client, a global manufacturer based in East London, is currently in the process of establishing a state-of-the-art IT hub / centre, at their East London manufacturing unit. As IT has become indispensable to industry at large; it is imperative that our client...

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