CIOs confirm they’re in the third era of IT

Digital business is maturing, from tentative experiment to application at massive scale - and CIOs must evolve their thinking to be in tune with this new era of rapid increases in the scale of digital business. Gartner's annual global survey of CIOs showed that the...

SA’s currency vulnerable, subject to crises

Emerging market currencies that have already seen depreciation this year will continue to be susceptible to balance-of-payment crises, according to the External Vulnerability Index published by business information provider IHS Markit. Emerging market currencies have...

CIOs urged to get on top of quantum computing

Research labs, government agencies (NASA) and technology giants like Microsoft, IBM and Google are all focused on developing quantum theories first put forward in the 1970s. What's more, a growing start-up quantum computing ecosystem is attracting hundreds of millions...

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen dies

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen, has died from complications of non-Hodgkins lymphoma. Allen, 65, was also known as a philanthropist and business leader. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella comments: “Paul Allen’s contributions to our company, our industry and to our...

Cellular IoT modules set for growth

Global cellular IoT module shipments increased by 76% in 2017 to a new record level of 237-million, fuelled by exceptional volume growth in China. According to Berg Insights, until 2023, shipments of cellular IoT devices are forecasted to grow at a compound annual...

Microplastics found in most salt brands

Over 90% of sampled salt brands globally were found to contain microplastics, with the highest number coming from salt sourced in Asia. This is according to a new study co-designed by Kim, Seung-Kyu, Professor at Incheon National University and Greenpeace East Asia....

ISPA: open access is making progress

Communities across the country are increasingly insisting on open access fibre optic cable installations which provide a neutral platform for ISPs to compete with each other to the benefit of tenants and residents. That's the word from South Africa's Internet Service...

Fintech startups get R16m from AlphaCode

Rand Merchant Investment Holding (RMI), through AlphaCode, has awarded entrepreneurial packages valued at R16-million to eight of South Africa's most promising financial services startups. The entrepreneurial packages consist of R1-million in grant funding and...

Telkom implements ICASA’s End-User Subscriber Service Charter

Telkom is implementing the suspended End-User Subscriber Service Charter (EUSSC), starting with the introduction of revised usage depletion notifications as well as changing the default out-of-bundle billing on all its tariffs from Saturday, 20 October 2018. According...

Massive power saving with Fujitsu cooling tech

Fujitsu Laboratories has developed cooling control technology to make major reductions to electricity usage by data centre cooling equipment. With the rapid spread of AI services, data centres now increasingly host high-performance, high-temperature-generating...

SA’s currency vulnerable, subject to crises

Emerging market currencies that have already seen depreciation this year will continue to be susceptible to balance-of-payment crises, according to the External Vulnerability Index published by business information provider IHS Markit. Emerging market currencies have...

Global IT spend to see 3,2% growth

Worldwide IT spending is projected to total $3,8-trillion in 2019, an increase of 3,2% from expected spending of $3,7-trillion in 2018, according to the latest forecast by Gartner. "While currency volatility and the potential for trade wars are still playing a part in...

Mobility gets on the fast track

European spending on mobility solutions is forecast to reach $293-billion in 2018, according to a new update to the Worldwide Semiannual Mobility Spending Guide from International Data Corporation (IDC). IDC expects the market to post a five-year compound annual...

The way forward for facilities management

The facilities management sector in South Africa has hundreds - if not thousands - of multi-player service providers and contractors with diverse skills sets, expertise and resources, offering integrated, bundled and singular FM services. This is one of the findings...

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Cloudbox adopts shopping mall concept

Until now, there has never been a solution where small business owners could choose their core IT requirements through a single product. Cloudbox has adopted the shopping mall concept and aims to simplify IT for business owners who don't always have the technical...

IoT takes SA by storm

Everyone agrees that technology and the internet of things (IoT) has transformed the way we live our lives and co-existing without our gadgets, a screen full of applications, and an internet connection is near impossible these days. "South Africans should prepare to...

Build a connected, trusted and smart enterprise

Business intelligence (BI) is an essential element to the success of any organisation. Without fully understanding the data within the business, without a true understanding of its operational performance (or lack thereof), reliable and effective strategies cannot be...

Local companies are using advanced mobile software

South African companies are increasingly using advanced mobile software for information-sensitive systems like ERP, making it more critical than ever for organisations to strengthen employee awareness around safe mobile practices, says Deidre Fryer, Syspro Africa...

Veritas, Pure Storage team up on data management

Veritas Technologies, in collaboration with Pure Storage, has announced a new global effort to help joint customers modernise data protection and maximise the value of their data for competitive advantage. The collaboration will enable organisations to confidently...

BT launches direct connectivity to Google Cloud

BT has launched a new service to provide organisations with simple, direct and fast access to Google Cloud Platform. BT Cloud Connect for Google Cloud gives customers direct connectivity with interface speeds varying from 50 Mbps to 2Gbps. A resilient pair of...

Decision Inc buys into UK-based Copperman Consulting

Decision Inc has acquired a majority stake in Copperman Consulting, UK-based SAP EPM specialists. The move forms part of Decision Inc's global expansion strategy, using the strong foundation provided by Copperman to establish a foothold in the UK market. The...

AI helps retailers navigate shopping season anomaly

A significant portion of retailers' annual profits are attributed to the festive shopping season - from Black Friday, to the weekend before Christmas Day - which generally spans over approximately three weeks. This year, however, an extra week of festive season...

Xperien introduces Blancco Mobile Diagnostics

IT asset disposal (ITAD) specialist Xperien has introduced the most reliable and in-depth diagnostics tool for mobile devices. Blancco Mobile Diagnostics enables mobile network operators and carriers, device manufacturers, retailers, customer service centres, insurers...

Mustek bays back shares

Mustek has acquired a further 2 420 414 ordinary shares on the open market for a purchase consideration (including costs) in aggregate of R17 222 887,87. The general repurchase was effected in terms of a general authority to Mustek's directors, which was granted in...

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Network Administrator

We are looking for a Network Administrator to maintain a reliable, secure and efficient data communications network. The ideal candidate will be able to deploy, configure, maintain and monitor all active network equipment in order to ensure smooth network operation....

Business Analyst

Business Analyst - Port Elizabeth - Competitive Salary!My client is looking for somone who can work independently, with great communication skills, and a creative thinker who can provide alternatives to existing or proposed solutions.Requirements:- 4+ years experience...

Senior Network Engineer (Cisco)

Experience & Education Required:MatricITIL v3 FoundationCISCO qualificationsMinimum 4 years relevant experienceMust have hands on networking experienceRequirementsTo compile the network capital and operational budget for approval by relevant manager as well as...

IT Project Manager

Large national concern urgently require qualified and experienced IT Project Manager in Reitz, Excellent CTC remuneration structure + benefits, industry and market related Bilingual Afrikaans and English Valid code 08 drivers license Bachelor's Degree preferred, plus...

IT Project Manager

Large national concern urgently require qualified and experienced IT Project Manager in Reitz, Free State Position open race and gender Excellent CTC remuneration structure + benefits, industry and market related Bilingual Afrikaans and English Valid code 08 drivers...

Business Analyst

Business Analyst - Queenstown - Up to R65kMy client is looking for somone who can work independently, with great communication skills, and a creative thinker who can provide alternatives to existing or proposed solutions.Requirements:- 4+ years experience in Business...

Network Engineer

Position Summary and Position ObjectivesThe Network Engineer (L3) is the mid-level position in the Networking Engineers job family and is proactive in identifying, investigating and resolving technical incidents and problems and restoring service to clients by...

Senior Software Developer(s)

Database Maintenance :Conduct feasibility studies concerning database requirements and creationSet up and create database for the department as requiredAdvises standards pertaining to the Data Base and Data Base Control and REcovery ConceptsSets up generalization...

Support Engineer

A leading, dynamic and expanding business is currently looking for an junior Support Engineer to join their progressive team. Based at their offices, which are located in Houghton this individual must have the ability to handle tight deadlines, good verbal and written...

Network Technician – PE (x2)

Our client in PE, who focuses on Innovation and Efficiency, is looking to employee a Network TechnicianAcademic requirements: 2 year diploma / 3 year degree in networking related studies CCNA qualification is a nice to have addition Experience: Networking routers...

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