Intel debuts 9th Gen mobile processors

Intel has launched the new 9th Gen Intel Core mobile H-series processors, the most powerful generation of Intel Core mobile processors to date, designed for gamers and creators. "Our new 9th Gen platform is designed to delight gamers, creators and performance users by...

Industrial systems come under cyber attack

With international analysts warning of a growing risk of cyber war, sabotage and espionage impacting industrial and mining facilities, South African stakeholders must step up their efforts to mitigate risk. This is according to GECI, an international tactical cyber...

Digital privacy fatigue drives online apathy

With the amount of personal data shared on the Internet continuing to grow, some users are resigned to think that any attempts to maintain online privacy will be doomed to failure. Kaspersky Lab has recently discovered that 42% of South African consumers do not know...

Modest growth forecast for IT spend

Worldwide IT spending is projected to total $3,79-trillion in 2019, an increase of 1,1% from 2018, according to the latest forecast by Gartner. "Currency headwinds fueled by the strengthening U.S. dollar have caused us to revise our 2019 IT spending forecast down from...

Intel debuts 9th Gen mobile processors

Intel has launched the new 9th Gen Intel Core mobile H-series processors, the most powerful generation of Intel Core mobile processors to date, designed for gamers and creators. "Our new 9th Gen platform is designed to delight gamers, creators and performance users by...

Is that a Marsquake we heard?

NASA's Mars InSight lander has measured and recorded for the first time ever a likely "marsquake". The faint seismic signal, detected by the lander's Seismic Experiment for Interior Structure (SEIS) instrument, was recorded on6 April, the lander's 128th Martian day,...

SA-startup Vollar presents to Stanford forum

Vollar, a new digital currency that enables sustainable and scalable social upliftment that empowers unemployed and informal traders, has been selected to present to the 12th Annual Stanford African Business Forum in Silicon Valley. South African startup Vollar...

Severe weather impacts Openserve’s infrastructure

The current inclement weather has wreaked havoc to Openserve infrastructure in KZN coastal areas resulting in a significant increase in network related faults. According to a statement from the organisation, flooding has restricted technicians from accessing...

SITA opens School of Software Engineering in the Free State

The State Information Technology Agency (SITA) will launch its School of Software Engineering for secondary schools in the Free State tomorrow (25 April 2019). The Member of the Executive Council (MEC) for Education in the Free State, Pule Herbert Isak Makgoe, will...

‘Regulation of Airbnb is draconian’

Government published the Tourism Amendment Bill on 12 April. Chris Hattingh, a researcher at the Free Market Foundation, offers his take on the bill. If this had happened on April 1, one could have believed that it was an April Fool's Joke, so comical is the logic...

AI used to solve some of the world’s biggest challenges

Intel unveiled its first-generation Neural Compute Stick (NCS) in July 2017, fueling a community of tens of thousands of developers to create artificial intelligence (AI) solutions that have the capability to solve some of the world's most challenging problems. Some...

Samsung postpones Galaxy Fold launch

Samsung has postponed the commercial launch of its Galaxy Fold smartphone following severe problems with review models sent to the media last week. The screens and hinges of many of the review units broke within just a few days, brought about by a number of factors,...

Universe’s first molecule found at last

The first type of molecule that ever formed in the universe has been detected in space for the first time, after decades of searching. Scientists discovered its signature in our own galaxy using the world’s largest airborne observatory, NASA’s Stratospheric...

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Six ways to optimise your cloud usage

Elaine Wang, cloud and software solutions director at Rectron, provides some tips for businesses looking to maximise their return on investment from the cloud For the longest time, businesses have been involved in discussions around the benefits of shifting their data...

Are we teetering on the edge?

For the past five years we’ve all been talking about the cloud. It’s become all pervasive as companies move to consumption-based pricing, and we’ve watched the meteoric rise of the hyper-scalers like Amazon, Microsoft and Google. And that’s despite the cynic’s view...

Solving the challenges of multi-cloud storage 

Statistics gathered from the Gartner Symposium held in Cape Town in September 2018, stated that 60% of South African organisations use cloud services today. By Hayden Sadler, country manager: South Africa at Infinidat This percentage is expected to increase with the...

Case study: how Travelport uses cloud to meet digitalisation demands

By Mike Croucher - The travel industry is transforming with emerging technologies, new business models and changing consumer expectations. Travelers now have a wide range of options when it comes to planning their trips. While it might have once been common to visit...

Standard Bank partners with AWS for cloud migration

By Kathy Gibson - Standard Bank plans to migrate production workloads that include customer-facing systems and strategic core banking application to the cloud, and has signed up Amazon Web Services (AWS) as its preferred cloud provider. Group CIO Alpheus Mangale...

The forecast for Africa: cloudy …

As South Africa welcomes local data centres from global players like Microsoft and Amazon, it’s clear that the cloud conversation is about to become more vocal. The latest moves are driving more enterprises to consider public cloud services, says Kevin Krige, data...

SA set to embrace the public cloud

Cloud computing received a major boost over the last few weeks, with two of the world’s largest public cloud providers officially opening data centres in South Africa. Within days of one another, Huawei and Microsoft both opened their local data centres, offering...

Managing your data in a multi-cloud ecosystem

As the hyper-scale cloud providers make massive investments in South Africa, opening their in-country data centres, they are prompting organisations to look for seriously at public cloud services to enhance their digital strategies. It’s important that the hyperscale...

First Distribution brings Microsoft Azure platform to market

Microsoft South Africa has officially opened its local data centres in Johannesburg and Cape Town, aimed at driving public cloud, artificial intelligence (AI) and edge implementations across the African continent. The two data centres have become part of a 54-region...

Security terminology demystified: ransomware edition

The file scrambler, the data hoarder and the ransom demander – ransomware isn’t fun for anyone. You’ve read our comprehensive guide to cybersecurity threats and you’ve hopefully read our inside guide to malware but now it is time to delve deep into the underground...

IT Technician

Our client, a leader in the IT Field, is looking for a experienced IT Technician to join their dynamic PE based team.Knowledge of CCTV, Biometrics will be beneficial.Awesome career opportunity.Responsibilities: Technician will do routine site visits at...

Junior IT Support Engineer

Junior IT Support Engineer My client is seeking a Junior IT Support Engineer to join their team based in Port Elizabeth. Duties: - Provide both remote and on site First Level End User Support. - Installation, Troubleshooting & Maintenance of the below Hardware: -...

Business Systems Manager

Our client in the Western Suburbs of Johannesburg is looking for a Business Systems Manager. This is an EE opportunity.Requirements:Bachelor’s degree in business, computer science, or IT related fieldAppropriate Microsoft CertificationsRelevant hardware and software...

Senior Manager: IT

Our client close to the Brits area is looking for a Senior Manager: IT. This is an EE opportunity.Requirements:Bachelor’s DegreePRINCE II project methodology.IT infrastructure and Software Development Life CycleRelevant project management qualification or...

Senior .NET Developer – Cape Town

Senior .NET developer - Cape TownCape TownTayla Allan(email address)Our client, a prestige company in the South African tech space, is in need of a Senior .NET developer. The role offers incredible career growth, and allows you to be part of a dynamic team of...

Support Technician

- Ability to multi-task - Ability to work in a fast-paced environment - Strong attention to detail - Knowledge of the Internet service provider industry - Knowledge of PC configuration and related applications. - Proficient at email setup, configuration and...

Software Engineer Team Leader

Our client based in Cape Town is looking for a highly talented Engineering Team Lead (Checkout and Customer Self-service) to join their team. Your responsibilities will include: - We are looking for an experienced software development team lead to join a versatile and...

National DC Operations and Project Manager

Large retailer seeks Nat. DC Operations & Projects Mgr. to lead, manage & coordinate company culture though implementation of company's Standard Operating Procedures & optimize operational systems in order to standardize & provide continuous...

Technical Support Manager

Requirements:You are experienced.You have a track record of success with respect to managing a 24/5 Service Desk environment, and delivering excellent technical customer service.You have strong technical knowledge.You have a good understanding of Linux and IPv4...

Front End Developer

Position PurposeOur client is looking for a senior Front - end Developer to join our IT Innovation team. You will be responsible for building the ‘client-side’ of our applications. You should be able to translate our company and customer needs into functional and...

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