Intel unveils new GPU architecture, oneAPI software stack

Intel has unveiled its vision for the convergence of high-performance computing (HPC) and artificial intelligence (AI). At Supercomputing 2019, the company launched with new additions to its data-centric silicon portfolio and an ambitious new software initiative that...

Public cloud market set for record growth

The worldwide public cloud services market is forecast to grow 17% in 2020 to total $266,4-billion, up from $227,8-billion in 2019, according to Gartner. "At this point, cloud adoption is mainstream," says Sid Nag, research vice-president at Gartner. "The expectations...

SA firm partners in US energy project

South African company IoT.nxt, a leading innovator in Internet of Things technology, has been selected as a key partner to optimise energy usage at schools in Florida in the US. The company and the project partners are making a huge impact in the US because it saves...

5G and the drive to new economic models

Kathy Gibson is at AfricaCom 2019 in Cape Town - Today, telecommunications is the foundation for all industries - and 5G is set to make it even more pervasive. Dr Mohamed Madkour, vice-president: global wireless networks marketing and solutions at Huawei, points out...

Say goodbye to the traditional sales process

Today's B2B buyers are defying the traditional sequential progression of sales stages, according to Gartner. With easy access to a wealth of quality information, buyers engage with sellers less frequently, and often revisit buying tasks that were traditionally...

Cell C, MTN expand roaming deal

Cell C and MTN have concluded a roaming agreement that enables network innovation, promotes efficient network infrastructure utilisation and sustainable investment in network infrastructure. In 2018, Cell C and MTN entered into an initial roaming agreement that...

Ma hands out Africa Netpreneur awards

The Jack Ma Foundation has hosted its first annual Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative (ANPI) grand finale, awarding $1-million in prize money to 10 entrepreneurs from across Africa. The ANPI is a flagship initiative of the Jack Ma Foundation, created by Jack Ma after...

Home-grown businesses key to African growth

Delivering economic growth in Africa requires home-grown businesses to scale up. A new report written by The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU), "Promise and perils: Scaling up businesses in sub-Saharan Africa", examines the factors enabling businesses in the region to...

Pressure shifts to managed SPs

Enterprise expectations of managed service providers (SPs), along with their ecosystem of public cloud provider partners, is shifting and will drive fundamental changes in both how buyers consume cloud services and providers position their business models in meeting...

What’s driving autonomous vehicle growth?

By 2023, worldwide net additions of vehicles equipped with hardware that could enable autonomous driving without human supervision will reach 745 705 units, up from 137 129 units in 2018, according to Gartner. In 2019, net additions will be 332 932 units. This growth...

Trust the key enabler for market leadership

Market leadership is most frequently attained when an organisation establishes a high level of trust in the data from its customers, its own business processes, and across its partner ecosystem. This is one of the findings from IBM's 20th edition of its bi-annual...

Slight uptick for smartphone shipments

Worldwide smartphone shipments increased 0,8% year over year in the third quarter of 2019 (3Q19) reversing seven quarters of decline, according to new data from the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker. In total, companies...

Printer shipments worse than expected

According to research by International Data Corporation (IDC), the Western European printer and multifunction (MFP) market decreased by 4,9% in unit terms in 3Q19 compared with the same period a year ago, to give a market size of 4,6-million units. This meant the...

Public cloud market set for record growth

The worldwide public cloud services market is forecast to grow 17% in 2020 to total $266,4-billion, up from $227,8-billion in 2019, according to Gartner. "At this point, cloud adoption is mainstream," says Sid Nag, research vice-president at Gartner. "The expectations...

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Azure Storage is designed for customers’ specific needs, and different features meet different requirements. Microsoft Azure provides several features in Azure Storage for storing and accessing data in the cloud, and customers can choose between Azure Files, Blobs and...

CompTIA debuts new Cloud Essentials+ Certification

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Rainsberger to headline DevConf 2020

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Dell unveils Dell EMC PowerOne autonomous infrastructure

Dell Technologies has announced Dell EMC PowerOne autonomous infrastructure to make deploying, managing and consuming IT easier for organisations. PowerOne integrates PowerEdge compute, PowerMax storage, PowerSwitch networking and VMware virtualization into a single...

Secure the edge in a world of IoT and cloud

Edge computing, or the analysis of data and development of solutions at the site where it is generated, is bringing the power of the cloud to mobile and IoT devices and is being used by businesses to create smarter buildings, cities, workspaces, retail experiences,...

How to deal with rejection

The average sales agent goes through 180 'No's' before finally they get a 'Yes'. It's no secret that rejection is one of the hardest - if not the hardest - aspects of professional selling. Ronica Moodliar, one of the GMs at Talksure, says: "Telesales is not an easy...

5G networks need cloud-native open source foundation

As the evolution to 5G mobile networks accelerates globally, communications service providers (CSPs) are increasingly relocating system infrastructure from the core to the edge to help eliminate latency and congestion problems and improve application performance. By...

The future of car insurance is here – well, almost ..

.If the crystal ball-gazers are to be believed, hardly any of us will own our own cars in the next 10 years. By Gideon Galloway, CEO of King Price We won't even do our own driving, as fleets of self-driving cars whoosh us silently to where we want to go. And as car...

Vuma connects 100th Cape Town school to free Internet

Learners from Laerskool Totius in Boston can now access the internet at lightning speed as theirs becomes the 100th school in Cape Town to receive free open-access fibre internet delivered straight to their classrooms. Vuma's Fibre to Schools Project was launched in...

KZN science boffin earns bursary

A young scientist from Newcastle in KwaZulu-Natal has earned a full bursary to study at a South African university of their choice, after presenting a scientific research project intended to reduce the effects of greenhouse gases and carbon dioxide emissions in the...

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